Advanced Certificate in Adult Faith Formation
This program is offered online.
The advanced certificate in adult faith formation program offers teachers, parish religious educators, and part-time or volunteer parish ministers an opportunity to further prepare themselves for parish service and/or religious education.
The competencies outlined by the United States Bishops (USCCB) in their document Co-Workers in the Vineyard of the Lord are included in the courses offered in this program.
Specifically, as Co-Workers indicates, the core elements GRE includes in the advanced certificate in faith formation are:
- Scripture and Its Interpretation
- Dogmatic Theology
- Church History
- Liturgical and Sacramental Theology
- Moral theology and Catholic Social Teaching
- Pastoral Theology
- Canon Law