Future ministers need to be prepared to help people in the formation and growth of their relationships with God, self, others, and the world. The best of Catholic formative, theological education appreciates the importance of translating theological truths into living practices of faith—in short, into spirituality. Christian spirituality, properly understood, is rooted in the tradition of the Church and the community of faith.
STM offers a variety of programs and courses focused on spirituality. As an interdisciplinary academic field, Spirituality Studies explores the richness of the Christian spiritual tradition—its historical and contemporary texts, practices, figures, and movements.