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Religious Studies Program

Basic & Advanced Religious Education Courses

The Religious Studies Program offers certification (Basic and Advanced Certificates) for adult lay Catholics who wish to serve in catechetical ministry.

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Faith Formation

Encounter Christ through the Joy of the Gospel

If you’re looking for a new path in life, to go deeper in your faith, to discover the joy of discipleship to which Pope Francis call us, take a look at the PFI journey.

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Adult Education

University of Dayton: Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation

The Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation (VLCFF) is a growing initiative to offer adult religious education and faith formation anytime and anywhere via the internet. The goal is to support the church’s professional ministry of religious education and faith formation in cyberspace.

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Latest Updates

Faith Formation

Over 120 Women Gather to Share “Joy of the Gospel”

It was wonderful to hear from women how much their faith means to them. A great way to enter into Holy Week! View Photos Here.

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Faith Formation

New Summer Programs: Register Today

Eight new workshops you don’t want to miss if you’re a Catechetical Leader, catechist, marriage facilitator, or just want to grow in your ministry.

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Faith Formation

Save the Date: September 20, 2014

Back by popular demand, this year’s Congress promises to be just as Spirit-filled, inspiring, and beneficial as last year’s. Be sure to save the date and come back soon for registration info.

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Adult Education

This Summer: Learn to Lead like Jesus in Your Parish

This 10-hour course is for all in parish ministry wishing to deepen their understanding of being a servant leader and develop skills for ministry. Starts July 1 at St. Frances de Chantal Parish Center in Wantagh. Register online.

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Faith Formation

Over 100 Women Respond to Pope Francis: Join Us April 12

Join us for an inspiring day of study and sharing on the Pope’s controversial exhortation, “The Joy of the Gospel”.

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Upcoming Events

Apr
24

Advanced Course: Celebrating Easter with the Resurrection Narratives

Course dates: April 24, April 25, May 1, May 2, May 8. Instructor: Rev. Walter F. Kedjierski, Ed.D.

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St. John the Evangelist Parish
Center Moriches

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May
5

Basic Course in Theology: Liturgy & Sacraments

Course dates include: May 5, 12, 19, June 2, 9. Attendance at all sessions required for credit towards Basic Theology Certificate. Instructor: Jo-Ann Metzdorff

Monday, May 5, 2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Agnes Cathedral
Rockville Centre

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May
29

Basic Course in Theology: Morality

Course dates include: May 29, June 5, 12, and 19. Attendance at all sessions required for credit towards Basic Theology Certificate. Instructor: Mrs. Susan Martin, MA

Thursday, May 29, 2014
6:45 pm - 9:15 pm
Our Lady of Grace Church
West Babylon

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Aug
7

A Crash Course in Technology for Parish Ministry

This 10-hour course introduces digital media to communicate, build community, and enhance catechesis. Four sessions: Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28.

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Pastoral Center, I.T. Training Room, 1st Floor
Rockville Centre

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