St. Victor’s Major Seminary (SVS) exist to serve the Catholic Church of the Tamale Ecclesiastical Province (TEP) in Northern Ghana, with well prepared, all round priests, whose lives are configured to Christ, rooted in His Word and Sacrament and dedicated to serve the People of God with the same spirit of Christ. While primarily preparing young men to serve as priests in the TEP, SVS participates in the missionary activity of the Universal Church by being open to preparing candidates from other Dioceses and Missionary Societies, who would choose to have them trained here.


SVS is a Catholic Formation House that prepares young men who feel in their hearts the call of God to serve Him and His people in the footsteps of Our Lord Jesus Christ, who was teacher, priest and shepherd. By means of an integrative formation program of human, spiritual, intellectual and pastoral formation, candidates are prepared for servant leadership as ordained ministers in the Catholic Church.


Rootedness in the Word of God

Service to the Church and humanity


Integral Development