Now more than ever, lay ministers need to be equipped with the theological foundations that will make it possible to effectively engage youth as they develop a relationship with Jesus Christ within a meaningful, sustained faith. Join youth ministers, directors of religious education, Catholic school teachers, and pastoral ministers as part of the YTM adult mentor cohort. Adult mentors complete a Master's Degree in Pastoral Ministry in four years of part time graduate theological study that includes mentoring high school leadership youth. Special scholarships provided for those accepted into the program.
The YTM program is a unique form of graduate theological education that includes mentoring high school youth in discipleship and vocational discernment, helping them to become better leaders for Church and society. Mentoring includes the following responsibilities:
Classes will begin mid-May with pre-reading and online work.
Classes will meet on Campus June 13-24 -- two weeks.
M-F, 8:00-11:15 AM
THY 402 Introduction to Christian Tradition
DOCT 406 Christology
PTHM 459 Practicum - Theological Reflection (varied summer meeting times)
PTHM 452 Youth Ministry - WEB CLASS, no campus meetings
SSNT 422 Pauline Letters (Fr. Michael Patella)
Weekends (Friday 6:30-9:30 PM; Saturday 8 AM-3 PM)
September 30-October 1
LTGY 468 Initiation and Eucharist
Fr. Anthony Ruff, OSB
Weekends (Friday 6:30-9 PM; Saturday 9-11 AM, 1-2:30 PM) & regular online involvement