The Adult Faith Formation program at the School of Ministry provides courses, lectures, and workshops on various topics, ranging from philosophy and theology to Scripture, church history, canon law, saints, and more. Some previous course topics include Resurrection from the Dead, Gospel of John, Mariology, Evangelization and Catechesis, and the Catholic Perspective on Human Destiny.
The program incorporates adult learning styles, including discussions, presentations by experts, reflection papers, and reading assignments. The program offerings vary in length and format depending on the time of year and subject of the course, lecture, or workshop, making this the most focused program the School of Ministry offers for those seeking to learn more about their faith.
In Fall 2013, the School of Ministry will begin the After the New Testament Series in Shreveport, LA, at the Greco Institute. Find out more »
The School of Ministry will be offering a new Adult Faith Formation course beginning in Fall 2014, which will study characters from the first thousand years of Christianity, including Jerome, Augustine, Benedict and dozens of other men and women, whose faith and intelligence shaped the core of what we believe today. Find out more »
In partnership with the University of Dallas' School of Ministry, the Office of Formation and Discipleship of the Archdiocese of Atlanta offers a one year online certificate course called Foundations on Theology of the Body: An Invitation to Love. The course involves a close reading of St. John Paul II's catechesis on human love in relation to various pastoral issues and the application in ministry of the Theology of the Body. Find out more »
This three-year program, offered in Spanish, includes 18 courses which cover theology and pastoral ministry, preparing the students to serve as catechists and pastoral ministers in their communities. Find out more »
This program allows students to take graduate courses in the School of Ministry as continuing education. By auditing the courses, Community Education students can read the course materials and participate in the discussions and lectures without completing the written assignments or other course deliverables. Find out more »