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Summer Institute 2016

June 6-10; June 13-17; June 20-24

Come study with us!
Summer Institute participants have the opportunity to study with CTU’s renowned faculty on campus in Chicago or online. With accreditation from the Association of Theological Schools (ATS), CTU offers the highest quality theological preparation and formation for people of varying needs and interests. Courses may be audited, taken for Continuing Education Units (CEUs), or taken for credit after a short admissions process. Blended (online and on campus) classes are also available.

NEW IN 2016

Summer Institute 2016 will offer these additional opportunities for enrichment

• Three-day workshop focused on RCIA
• Special Wednesday evening lecture by a guest speaker offered two weeks of Summer Institute

Click here to download the Summer Institute brochure. 

If you want to receive a hard copy of the 2016 brochure of all class offerings, which was sent in early January 2016, please click here to have your name added to our mailing list.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Sallie Latkovich, C.S.J.
Director of the Summer Institute
Phone: 773.371.5436


Online Course June 1-July 15
Philosophical Ethics: Herman Stark

WEEK I: June 6–10

The Bible and the New Cosmology: Dianne Bergant, CSA
Introduction to Moral Theology: Dawn Nothwehr, OSF
Missionary Discipleship in the Spirit of Jesus and Pope Francis: Anthony Gittins, CSSp
Thomas Merton on the Spiritual Life: Donna Kristoff, OSU
Rahner on Spirituality: James Bacik
Liturgical Ministry: Phil Horrigan
Belief and Modern Methods of Communication: Thomas Rosica, CSB, and Sebastian Gomes
History of the Papacy: Christopher Bellitto
Canonical Issues in Parish Ministry: Patrick Lagges
The Birth of a Charism, Medieval Case Studies: Michael Cusato, OFM
Celebrating the Rites of Christian Initiation of Adults Well - Workshop: Jennifer Budziak

Special lecture, June 8: Thomas Rosica, CSB, and Sebastian Gomes

WEEK II: June 13–17
The Book of Genesis: James Okoye, CSSp
Theology of Ministry: Thomas O’Meara, OP
Jesus and Salvation: Robin Ryan, CP
Asian Christianity: Linh Hoang, OFM
Power and Authority in the Church: Richard Gaillardetz
God Became Human, Not Because of Sin: Daniel Horan, OFM, PhD cand.
The Revised Rite of Marriage: Richard Fragomeni
Acompanamiento Pastoral: Ritos y Sacramentales (course in Spanish): Marco Lopez
Biblical Foundations for Viewing the Earth as Our Common Home - Workshop: Donald Senior, CP (Cancelled)
The Use of the Old Testament in the Gospel of Matthew: Sister Luma Khudher, OP

Special lecture, June 15: Richard Gaillardetz

WEEK III: June 20–24
The Gospel of Matthew: Barbara Reid, OP
Black and Womanist Theologies: Diana Hayes
Israel’s Concept of God: Mark S. Smith
Jesus Christ, Peacemaker — A New Theology of Peace: Terry Rynne
Black Spirituality: C. Vanessa White
The Anointing of the Sick: Richard Fragomeni