This seminar assists candidates as they prepare for priestly order and lay ministry. It will provide candidates with the opportunity to reflect on previous ministry experience, identify personal strengths, and anticipated areas of growth for future ministry.
To provide a theological foundation for ministry
To provide a theological methodology for theological reflection
To address current theological issues and their challenges to ministerial practice
To address current pastoral needs and their challenge to theological renewal
To narrow the perceived dichotomy between faith and reason, and between theology and pastoral practice
To assist in the integration of ministerial experiences and theological studies
To provide an occasion for the integration of knowing, being, acting, feeling, and intuiting
To provide an occasion for mutual sharing, collaboration, community, and risktaking
To provide an occasion for the giving and receiving of the constructive critique of ministerial practice
To help to form a ministerial identity
A detailed course schedule is available for download.