Three Year Curriculum

First Year
Wednesday Weekly Sessions

Encountering Christ-Using elements of our Catholic spiritual traditions, students will experience directed prayer, meditation, contemplation, and retreats, with a commitment to daily prayer.

Introduction to Sacred Scripture

Hebrew Scriptures

New Testament

Christology

Ecclesiology

Saturday Monthly Sessions

Spiritual Retreat

Study Skills

Planning & Leading Prayer

The Art of Communication

Conflict Management

My Identity, Relationship, and Mission

Second Year
Wednesday Weekly Sessions

 My Identity, Relationship, and Mission-This module will guide the ILM student to discern where God is enabling him/her for specific parish-based ministry.

History of the Church

Second Vatican Council

Sacraments of Initiation

 Sacraments of Healing

 Sacraments of Vocation

 Morality

Saturday Monthly Sessions

 Spiritual Retreat

 Discipleship

 The Church as Organization

 Leadership

 Multicultural Church

 Ethics in Ministry

 Pastoral and Administrative Skills

 My Identity, Relationship, and Mission

 

Third Year
Wednesday Weekly Sessions

Catechesis

Youth Ministry

Adult Faith Formation

RCIA

Liturgy and Catechesis

Liturgy

Liturgy and Social Justice

Catholic Social Teaching

Social Justice Ministry

Saturday Sessions

Spiritual Retreat

My Identity, Relationship, and Mission

Elective Courses

Liturgy (Summer 2019)

This year the Institute will offer a 6-week course on Liturgy during the summer.  ILM graduates along with select parish leaders, by invitation of their pastors, may register for the course. Please click on the link below to access the flyer and registration form.

WE HAVE REACHED OUR CAPACITY FOR THIS COURSE – 6/12/19

PLEASE CALL US IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.

For additional information, please contact either Irma Alarcon de Rangel at 408-983-0111 or irma.g.alarconderangel@dsj.org or Erika Alcaraz at 408-983-0110 or erika.alcaraz@dsj.org.