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Summer Institute 2017

June 5-9; June 12-16; June 19-23

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.

Click here to download the Summer Institute brochure. 

If you want to receive a hard copy of the 2017 brochure of all class offerings, which was sent in early January 2017, 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 5–9

Canonical Issues in Pastoral Ministry with Msgr. Patrick Lagges
Feminist Ethics with Dr. Patricia Beattie Jung
Immigration: The Law and the Experience with Bernadine Karge, OP
Interculturalism: A Response to God’s Love with Rudy Vela, SM
Pentateuch with James Okoye, CSSp
Revised Rite of Marriage with Fr. Richard Fragomeni
The Gospel of Mark with Don Senior, CP
Trinity and Mission ONLINE with Antonio Sisson,  

WEEK II: June 12–16

Anointing of the Sick with Fr. Richard Fragomeni
Introduction to Black Studies with Dr. Dianaa Hayes
Islam and Muslims in a Time of Islamophobia with Dr. Scott Alexander
Jewish-Christian Dialogue with Dr. Malka Simkovich
Lay Leadership of Prayer and Preaching with Dr. Eileen Crowley
Singing the Threshold: Music and the RCIA with Dr. Jennifer Budziak
The Bible for Ministry with Sallie Latkovich, CSJ
The  Letter to the Romans:  Paul’s Lasting Legacy   with Lyn Osiek, RSCJ
The Book of Isaiah with Luma Khudher, OP
Wise and Holy Women and a  Few Good Men with Mickey McGrath, OSFS

WEEK III: June 19–23

Asian American Catholics and Racism with Lihn Hoang, OFM
At the Intersection of Race and Culture: Living Faith in Latino/a and Latin American Contexts with Dr. Nestor Medina
Black Catholic Lay Movements with Dr. Cecilia Moore
Building Effective and Engaging Religious Education in Parishes and Schools with Mary Paul McGaughey, OP
Global Leadership in Campus Ministry with Eddie DeLeon, CMF
Faith and Grace in the Letter to the Galatians with Ferdinand Okorie, CMF
Friendship and the Christian Tradition with Dr. Donna Orsuto
God and the Mystery of Suffering with Robin Ryan, CP
Rahner on  Spirituality with Fr. James Bacik
The Spirituality of Thomas Merton for Today: On Racism, Violence and Justice with Dan Horan OFM
Theology of Ministry with Thomas O’Meara, OP