Pastoral Ministry Formation

  1. "Where ever you find excellence, you find continuous learning. They go hand in hand. Wherever you find that continuous learning is missing, you find mediocrity." Matthew Kelly

    Formación del Ministerio Pastoral SEE OFFERINGS BELOW
    Dodge City Diocese Diocese of Dodge City and Newman University Through Interactive Television Newman
    Intro to New Testament Navigating Charisms Introducción al Nuevo Testamento Métodos para el Ministerio Iniciar

      

    Pastoral Ministry Formation

    Provides grounding in scripture and theology for the laity as they become increasingly responsible for the life and ministry of the Church. Pastoral Ministry Formation equips participants to fulfill the roles to which they are called by their baptism and for which their gifts and the needs of the times challenge them.

     

    Tri Focus
    Core Courses
    Christian Morality and Social Issues  Fall 2019 
    Christology Spring 2020
    Sacramental Theology  Fall 2020 
    Theology of the Church Spring 2021 
    Worship and Faith Fall 2021 
    Introduction to Old Testament Spring 2022 
    Theology and Methods of Ministry Fall 2022
    Introduction to New Testament Spring 2023
    In addition to the core courses, six electives are needed.

     

  2. Fall 2019 Courses

    THEO 3003 Christian Morality and Social Issues (3 hour course)

     
    Instructor: Bishop John B. Brungardt 
    Course Description: A study of basic Christian beliefs about the origin, destiny and meaning of the person, the nature of Christian life as the fundamental commitment to follow Christ, and the moral principles that flow from this.  Students will explore the importance of moral "self-determination" through free choices and will explore how appropriate moral choices are made within the Christian faith commitment.  Contemporary moral issues will be studied and analyzed from a Christian perspective.   
    Class Dates: Sept. 7, 14, 28, Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov. 9, 16 
    Class Times: Saturday mornings 8:30 to 12:00 noon
    Location: Interactive Television Sites in Dodge City and Salina Dioceses
    Cost: College Credit $150.00 (price does not include textbook) Personal Enrichment $75.00 (price does not include textbook)
     
    THEO 4881 Crossing Cultural Boundaries (1 hour course)
    Instructor:  
    Course Description: This course seeks to explore ways of finding an appropriate response to varied expressions of spirituality in our churches and communities.  How can our liturgies and worship express and celebrate the richness and creativity of our new multicultural reality as well as deepen our own spirituality?  The aim of the course is to share our experience of working cross-culturally, look at changing liturgical and spiritual needs and explore possibilities of finding a way forward.
    This course is one of the one hour courses that may be used to obtain a Diocesan Certification in Liturgical Ministry or the Diocese Certification in Youth Ministry.
    Class Dates: 
    Class Times: Wednesday evenings 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
    Location: Interactive Television Sites in Dodge City and Salina Dioceses
    Cost: College Credit $50.00 (price does not include textbook) Personal Enrichment $25.00 (price does not include textbook)