SPIRITUAL LIFE/

Theological and Intellectual Formation

  • A solid foundation and understanding of the Catholic Faith rooted in the Word of God
  • Giving tools to reflect on the most important questions of our time
  • Applied to dialogue and encounter with people of all religions and beliefs
  • A dynamic pedagogy including seminars and presentations, personal and guided study, exchange with people on the street
  • Allowing real personal development and a maturing of Faith

Spiritual Formation

  • Grow in personal and community prayer
  • Discover the deep dynamism of Liturgy and the power of the Sacraments
  • Put daily Eucharist and Adoration at the core of your life
  • Integrate silence in your life
  • Retreats and pilgrimages
  • Experience the living Word of God
  • Learn to be attentive to the action of the Holy Spirit and to God's will
  • Share with students of different culture
  • Learn to live for others, go from theory to practice
  • Learn to accept yourself and the Mercy of God
  • Benefit from personal support and companionship

INTELLECTUAL FORMATION/

Study for a deep
foundation in faith

Holy Scripture

  • The Bible and Divine Revelation
  • Introduction to Old and New Testaments
  • Study of particular books from the Bible

Dogmatic and Theology

  • Creation, Incarnation, Redemption, the Holy Spirit
  • The Church, Mary, Communion of Saints, Eschatology
  • The Sacraments

Liturgy

  • Introduction to the Liturgy
  • The Liturgical Seasons
  • Practical training

Life and Society

  • Theological Anthropology
  • Fundamental Ethics
  • Theology of the Body
  • Natural Family Planning
  • Understanding Bio-Ethics
  • Catholic Social Thought

History of the Church

  • Panorama of Church History
  • History of the Church in Asia
  • Christian Art

Pastoral Theology

  • Theology of Evangelization
  • Spirituality of Evangelization
  • Evangelization in a non-Christian and Asian context: inculturation, dialogue, ...
  • Methodology and Practical Formation
  • Faith and Reason

 

World Religions and Ecumenism

  • Christian Denominations
  • The Mystery of Israel
  • Islam
  • Buddhism
  • Hinduism
  • Taoism
  • Paganism and New Age

Formation of the Person

  • Understanding the Human Person
  • How to grow in freedom
  • The specific vocation of man and woman
  • Learning to listen

Spirituality

  • Prayer
  • The Holy Spirit in Christian life
  • Living with the Word of God
  • Spirituality of the Saints
  • Living Compassion
  • The Identity and Mission of the Laity
  • Priesthood and Consecrated Life

Communication

  • Media and Mission
  • Acting session

COMMUNITY LIFE/

  • A full-time residential community life.
  • Staying together with up to 20 students from all continents and walks of life for nine months, starting on the first week of September to the end of May, the next year.

A formation resolutely turned towards mission

Pastoral Formation

  • pastoral experience on the ground
  • school, university & parish outreach
  • service of compassion
  • missions in New York and through-out the USA
  • more than 40 days on mission

How to Evangelize in Today's Multi-cultural Context

  • Reflect on religious freedom, inculturation, inter-religious dialogue, and ecumenism
  • Communicate the Gospel to young people, children, adults, believers and non-believers
  • Participate in local, national or international youth events

Develop Your Skills

  • Singing, music, guitar class, liturgical services
  • Creativity, drama, musicals
  • Communication

 

THE MISSION/