Certificate in Theological Studies

This one-year programme provides a dynamic learning environment for those seeking to develop and broaden their theological knowledge. Participants will gain a more thorough understanding of their lived faith and its application to both parish and public life.

Continuing Education - Part Time
1 Years
Application Deadline:
24th August 2018
Late applications considered on a case by case basis
Course Start Date:
25th September 2018
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Introduction

This one-year programme provides a dynamic learning environment for those seeking to develop and broaden their theological knowledge. Participants will gain a more thorough understanding of their lived faith and its application to both parish and public life.

Description

This one-year programme provides a dynamic learning environment for those seeking to develop and broaden their theological knowledge. Participants will gain a more thorough understanding of their lived faith and its application to both parish and public life.

Why Maynooth?

  • A long and distinguished tradition of scholarship and pastoral practice, which continues today through the supportive expertise of leading scholars in Theology.
  • A beautiful, historic campus with state-of-the-art facilities.
  • Ireland’s only university town, located just 25km from Dublin city centre.

Content:

“Word, Reflection and Silence”: Scripture and Lectio Divina

“Worship and Community”: Liturgical and Pastoral Theology

“Mystery and Belonging”: Mystagogy and Rites of Initiation

“Truly Human – Fully Alive”: Spirituality, the Moral Call, and Faithful Discipleship

Assessment:

Assessment will consist of short essays, reflection papers, and journals. Students are not required to sit any exams for the Certificate. Guided reading will also form part of the course, with emphasis on engaged learning and theological formation throughout.

Programme Coordinator:Dr. Suzanne Mulligan (suzanne.mulligan@spcm.ie)

To Apply Contact: The Admissions Office, Pontifical University, St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth.

Tel: 01-7084772

Email: admissions@spcm.ie

Web: www.maynoothcollege.ie

Timetable

Tuesday evenings (6:30 – 8:30).

One weekend retreat (Saturday afternoon and Sunday).

Career Outcomes

Faith Development
This course is designed to foster the interior life of participants

Course Structure

Application Requirements

This one-year programme provides a dynamic learning environment for those seeking to develop and broaden their theological knowledge. Participants will gain a more thorough understanding of their lived faith and its application to both parish and public life.

To Apply Contact:      The Admissions Office,                                     Pontifical University,  St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth.

 Tel: 01-7084772

 Email:admissions@spcm.ie

WeB:www.maynoothcollege.ie