Holy Redeemer College

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Holy Redeemer College

Holy Redeemer College is a Roman Catholic institution that provides housing to priests and religious brothers who are pursuing studies in Washington, D.C.[1] Located at 3112 7th Street, NE in the city's Edgewood neighborhood, it is run by the Baltimore Province of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, better known as the Redemptorists. The College's proximity to several other Catholic institutions means that it is part of the Brookland, Edgewood, Michigan Park area sometimes referred to as "Little Rome".[2]

Despite its name, "college" does not represent the modern educational definition but rather the more classical definition. Here, "college" is related to the Latin word collegium, meaning "collection", which is often used in the Catholic Church.

In early 2015, plans were announced to add 41 rowhouses to the property that will be located to the north and south of the current building (which will remain).[3]


  1. ^ "Religious Residences Available in D.C.". Pontifical John Paul II Institute at the Catholic University of America. Retrieved 13 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Debates Over Development In D.C.’s “Little Rome”". The Kojo Nnamdi Show. October 13, 2016. Retrieved 3 January 2017. 
  3. ^ Turner, Lark (February 4, 2015). "More Details of the 41 Townhomes Planned for Brookland". Urban Turf. Retrieved 13 October 2015. 

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