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Summer Institute 2015

June 8-12; June 15-19; June 22-26

Refresh your ministry, replenish your knowledge, renew your faith

Through our Summer Institute’s short courses you can deepen your knowledge, sharpen your skills, and broaden your perspective while studying with our renowned faculty in CTU’s state-of-the-art Academic and Conference Center. As a respected Roman Catholic graduate school of theology and ministry with accreditation from the Association of Theological Schools (ATS), CTU offers the assurance of the highest standards of theological preparation and formation.

is now open! Please click here to register for Summer Institue.

Please click here to register for an evening with Sr. Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ, exploring her most recent book, Ask the Beasts: Darwin and the God of Love on June 10, 7pm.

Click here to download the 2015 Summer Institute course schedule

Click here to download the 2015 Summer Institute brochure

COSTS (Payment can be made before classes begin or the first day of class)
Non-refundable registration fee.....................$50
Audit fee per course....................................$350
Graduate academic fee per credit-hour........$782
Room and Board (weekly package)..............$445
(Questions about housing? Contact Christine Henderson,


WEEK I: June 8-12
The Spirituality and Praxis of Reconciliation: Sr. Joanne Doi, MM 
“Breaking Open” the RCIA: Fr. Richard Fragomeni
Canonical Issues in Parish Ministry: Msgr. Patrick Lagges
Art and Faith: Fr. James P. Neilson, O Praem
The Gospel of Luke: Sr. Barbara Reid, OP
Trinity and Mission (online): Br. Antonio Sison, CPPS
Introduction to Liturgical Music: Jennifer Budziak
Bible Study in the Parish: Cackie Upchurch
Principles of Catechesis: Elizabeth Jeep
Reflecting with Elizabeth Johnson’s Writings: Sr. Mary Frohlich, RSCJ
Theological Reflection Group: M. Knuth

JUNE 10: An Evening with Sr. Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ, exploring her most recent book, Ask the Beasts: Darwin and the God of Love. Registration required, please click here to register.

JUNE 13: Workshop for Catechists with Elizabeth Jeep

WEEK II: June 15-19
Gospel — Bridging the Digital Divide: Fr. Pio Estepa, SVD
The Sacrament of Marriage: Fr. Richard Fragomeni
Trinity and Mission (on campus): Br. Antonio Sison, CPPS
Spiritual Health and Wholeness for Ministers: C. Vanessa White
Health Care Ethics: Fr. Thomas Nairn, OFM
The Gospel of Mark: Bonnie Thurston
Theological Reflection Group: M. Knuth

WEEK III: June 22-26
Latino/a Spirituality: Fr. Gilberto Cavazos-González, OFM
The Sacrament of Anointing: Fr. Richard Fragomeni
The Pentateuch: Fr. Tim Lenchak, SVD
Asian Ministry in the Parish: Ricky Manalo
Paul and His Co-workers: Sr. Lyn Osiek, RSCJ
Rahner on Spirituality: Fr. James Bacik
God and the Mystery of Human Suffering: Fr. Robin Ryan, CP
The Gospel of John: Fr. Donald Senior, CP

If you have any questions, please contact:

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