Coursework

Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology
Permanent Deacon Formation Program
Diocese of Springfield in Illinois, Class of 2021

  • Intro to Discernment (complete)
  • Intro to Theological Reflection (complete)
  • Intro to Spiritual Direction (complete)
  • Pastoral Identity, Skills, & Boundaries (complete)
  • Prayer & Liturgical Participation (complete)
  • Ecumenism & Evangelization (complete)
  • Research & Writing (complete)
  • Philosophy (complete – link to final paper)

Year 2:

  • Retreat (complete)
  • Intro to Scripture (complete – link to final paper)
  • Church History (complete – link to paper 1, paper 2)
  • Spirituality (complete – not posting final paper)
  • Old Testament (complete)
  • Foundations (complete)
  • Ministry of Deacon (complete)

Year 3:

  • Retreat (complete)
  • Synoptic Gospels and Acts (complete)
  • Epistles (complete)
  • Johannine Literature (complete)
  • Introduction to Liturgy (complete)
  • Ecclesiology (complete)
  • Sacraments (complete)

Year 4:

  • Retreat (June 2019)
  • Pastoral Care and Counseling (Aug-Sept 2019)
  • Catechetics (Oct 2019)
  • Christology and Mariology (Nov-Dec 2019)
  • American Church (Jan 2020)
  • Introduction to Homelitics (Feb 2020)
  • Eucharist (Mar-Apr 2020)
  • Liturgical Practicum (May-June 2020)

Year 5:

  • Homiletics Week (Sun thru Sat, August 2020)
  • Moral Theology I (Sep-Oct 2020)
  • Canon Law (Nov-Dec 2020)
  • Trinity & Salvation (Jan-Feb 2021)
  • Moral Theology II (Mar Apr 2021)
  • TBA (May 2021)
  • Ordination Retreat (June 2021)