Someday... Will you accept Christ's and the Church's invitation to engage in service to God and the people of God?
Someday... Do you want to realize great personal achievement and satisfaction as you develop a new awareness, and a broader, deeper perspective of your faith and beliefs?
Now... You can - our Lay Ministry Formation Program provides the human, spiritual, intellectual and pastoral formation you need to completely and confidently serve your parish - joyfully!
Why Lay Ministry Formation?
God Invited You!
Intellectually Stimulating! "...Powerful interactive communications... Expert faculty... you are never on your own!"
Depending upon the program and institution, participants can earn credit or non-credit bearing certificates, undergraduate, and /or graduate degrees. Classes are held at convenient diocesan locations and online.
Spiritually Nourishing! "It's phenomenal!... an eye-opening, awesome, spiritually fulfilling experience... I have a better understanding of my faith, my beliefs... I am so much more... It's changed my life... I am more involved and open to things... There's simply no other way I could have acquired this knowledge and shared these experiences! I feel empowered to bring people to Jesus!"
Very Affordable! "..A gift to me at this stage of my life!"
Diocesan partnerships with academic institutions enable students to benefit from tuition discounts, with the balance divided equally among the parish, diocese and student.
Contact Us Today!
For more information / applications, contact Kathia Arango
Theology (Pastoral Theology)
MA or Graduate Certificate
Foundations for Leadership in Ministry
Non-credit bearing Certificate
Theology, Spirituality & Ministry Skills (English and Spanish)
Non-credit bearing Diocesan Certificate