The Intercultural Ministry Course, "Weaving Together a Culturally Diverse Church"
is a dynamic, six-week online course. Come away from this course equipped with an ecclesial vision of communion
and mission and its application in the context of culturally diverse parishes and
dioceses. Gain the theoretical and practical knowledge to communicate the faith effectively
to our increasingly diverse world.
Designed for clergy and pastoral ministry leaders in the dioceses of Dallas and Atlanta,
this workshop will equip you to...
Understand the historical and intercultural context of the Church in the United States
Become an effective and inspirational bridge-builder between diverse cultures
Attain a practical understanding of the dynamics of conversion and leadership development
Reflect on the vision and mission of communion ecclesiology and Gospel enculturation.
Deepen your understanding of spirituality and ministry in culturally diverse settings
in light of Scripture and the Apostolic Exhortation Ecclesia in America.
Understand the dynamics of mission, stewardship, formation, hospitality, decision-making
and other crucial elements of the faith experience in shared parishes.
The Intercultural Ministry Workshop is also offered in Spanish.
The Neuhoff School of Ministry at the University of Dallas has been offering online
education since 2005. We were recently named the #1 Online Theology Master's Degree
Program by TheBestSchools.org, which provides an in-depth ranking of degree programs in colleges and universities
throughout the country. We strive to provide the same "theological education for transformative
service" in our online programs as we offer onsite. The same comprehensive curriculum,
rigorous coursework, pastoral application, and community of learning which we've been
fostering successfully for over 25 years are equally available to students participating
in the online format.
Intercultural Ministry online students participate actively in an online discussion
board, complete assigned readings and take exams just like our onsite students. Find
out more about our online courses.
Intercultural Ministry is being offered online this summer, staring May 15, 2016.
About the Instructor
Alejandro Aguilera-Titus has thirty years of experience in ministry with emphasis
on leadership development, faith formation and catechesis, youth and family ministry,
and social justice. He is a nationally known speaker and writer highly regarded for
his practical application of theological thought to ministry in culturally diverse
settings. Alejandro holds a M.A. in Theology from the University of Portland and is
a Doctor in Ministry Candidate at Barry University. He currently works at the Secretariat
of Cultural Diversity in the Church, USCCB. In addition, Alejandro is an adjunct faculty
member at Mt. Saint Mary’s Seminary in Emmetsburg, Maryland.
In a mountain range in Italy, Sophia Andaloro, BS '19, investigates dark matter. One of the 2019 Cardinal Spellman recipients at UD, Andaloro received both the 2020 NSF Graduate Fellowship and the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE NNSA SSGF) this past year, her first year in graduate school at Rice University. She is one of five graduate students who will join the NNSA program this fall.
According to a team of University of Dallas juniors, there's an optimal water-to-sand ratio, roughly 6%, along with a borrowed methodology that's endured the test of time dating back to the relics of the Old Kingdom. The students' research, titled "The Best Sandcastles Are Egyptian: Pyramids Reign Supreme," was awarded a Meritorious designation in the International Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) -- a first in university history.
Savoy, the leading African American business and lifestyle magazine, recently dubbed University of Dallas alumnus and Gupta College of Business Hall of Fame recipient Irvin Ashford Jr., MBA '00, among its 2020 list of elite Black executives. The listing garnered Ashford industry recognition along with the likes of Robert Smith, billionaire founder of Vista Equity Partners, out of more than 500 prospective candidates.