PA510CS Introducción a la Teología Pastoral y al Cuidado Pastoral

Este curso explorará los principios de la Teología Pastoral y su aplicación a través del ministerio de atención pastoral. La mayoría de las personas ingresan al ministerio con el deseo de servir a los demás y acompañarlos fielmente tanto en las alegrías como en los desafíos de la vida. Este curso ayudará a los estudiantes…

PA830CE Best Practices for Pastoral Administrators and Directors

This course provides parish administrators and those preparing for this function with a comprehensive and practical overview of the canonical, administrative, legal, and financial issues that may be encountered.  It provides a variety of relevant scenarios likely to present themselves to an administrator and does so in a practical context.  Some of the specific topics…

PA730CE Canon Law

This course has been developed specifically to address the canon law topics which most frequently arise in the ministry of deacons, based on numerous requests from officers and members of the National Association of Diaconate Directors, headquartered here at the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus Ohio.  Canon Law plays an important part in every element…

PA620CE Introduction to Homiletics and Exegesis

PA620CE Introduction to Homiletics and Exegesis Course Format A twelve-week course consisting of on-line studies, on-line collaboration, weekly blog involvement. Course Description This course provides students with the foundations for Catholic preaching.  As a general introduction, we will examine contemporary magisterial teaching on homiletics while also affording students the opportunity to prepare homilies which will…

PA420CE The Call, Mission and Spirituality of the Permanent Deacon

This course offers the students an opportunity to examine the diaconate by examining its biblical, patristic and canonical roots, its decline and ultimate renewal authorized by the Second Vatican Council.  The emergence of contemporary theologies of the diaconate will also be explored, based on a spirituality of the diaconate which is grounded in the deacon’s…