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.
The university mourns the passing of Professor Emeritus of Chemistry Jack Towne, Ph.D. (April 23, 1927 - July 8, 2019), who passed away in his Irving home at age 92. He had a long, celebrated career in education, culminating in his roles at UD.
July 1 marked an era of new beginnings at the University of Dallas as Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA '82 MA '83, stepped into the limelight as the university’s ninth and first alumnus president. And his early morning arrival on UD’s Irving campus denoted a full-circle homecoming for the former Holy Trinity seminarian.
On July 9, President Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA '82 MA '83, along with Alex and Martha Galbraith, parents of alumna Alison Galbraith, BA '12, signed the C.W. Eaker Scholarship Fund for Chemistry/Biochemistry at UD. The endowed scholarship is the first to be received by Hibbs since his presidency began on July 1; it honors longtime and much-loved chemistry professor C.W. Eaker, Ph.D., who served UD with distinction for over 40 years, first as a faculty member, then as dean of Constantin College and finally as provost of the university.