As part of the STM’s mission to serve the community and the Church, our Continuing Education programs provide access to world-class theological and pastoral scholarship, online and on campus, for ministers and others who seek to deepen their engagement with the Catholic faith. Our priority is to create opportunities for people to participate in conversations on the faith tradition, contemporary theological issues, and ways to pray and serve in the 21st century. We offer an array of on-campus presentations, as well as online courses, certificate programs, videos, podcasts, and other resources for faith enrichment.
Encore is a free, curated collection of digital resources covering a range of topics. This archive includes podcasts and videos of our on-campus events, as well as Encore Access—a guide to using selected videos for discussion with members of a faith community. Through Encore, we make the richness of STM excellence available to an even wider audience.
Two webinars focused on RACISM, ANTI-SEMITISM, and REFORM in the history of Catholic Church teachings and practices
January 14, 6:00 p.m. ($10)
Relations with enslaved and indigenous people from the Doctrine of Discovery to Vatican II reforms
January 21, 6:00 p.m. ($10)
Catholic-Jewish relations in church history until Vatican II
Church history tells the stories that are woven into the fiber of the church as people of God and as institution. The church’s beliefs, practices, and relationships have been formed by believers of every generation as they endeavored to live lives of faith in their own time and place. In this course we explore the people and events that shaped culture and society as well as the church across the centuries. We look at both the epoch forming events as well as the people behind them.
More than a statement of belief, learn how the Creed is a prayer, a revelation, a way of life, and the shared identity of the Christian community. Using the Apostles Creed as its outline, but referring also to the Nicene Creed and to Scripture, this course offers a fresh exploration of who God is and what it means to believe for lived faith.
A Blog for and by High School Religion Teachers and Campus Ministers
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