Licence Number: 2013-FHI-028
20% Discount will be given when more than 5 applicants
from the same congregation apply for this course.
This course aims at accompanying consecrated women and men by inviting them to deepen their formation in Ecclesial Magisterium and Canon Law.
By the end of this course, the participants will:
- become aware of what the teachings of the magisterium and of canon law in the realm of consecrated life are;
- be able to reflect, analyse and synthesise the applicability of canon law in various circumstances through workshops and case studies
Applications Close on the 21st of September 2022
- Men and women members of the consecrated life,
- Men and women of societies of apostolic life,
Target Audience Age: 18+
Session 1: The ecclesial magisterium and consecrated life
Session 2: Documents from Vatican Council II till today
Session 3: Documents from Vatican Council II till today
Session 4: Introduction to canon law and consecrated life within the Code of Canon Law (CIC)
Session 5: History and forms of consecrated Life
Session 6: The evangelical counsels
Session 7: Religious life: admission and separation
Session 8: Governance of institutes
Session 9: Administration of goods
Session 10: The apostolate of institutes
Session 11: Relationship with clergy and diocesan bishop
Session 12: Related matters to consecrated life in canon law
Wednesdays at 16:30 – 18:30
|October||5th, 12th, 19th, 26th|
|November||2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th|
Concluding with a half-day retreat on a Saturday.
The date and venue will be discussed and decided together with the participants
This course has three exit certificate options:
- Certificate of Attendance
To obtain a Certificate of Attendance, students must attend all the course contact hours.
2. Certificate of Participation
To obtain a Certificate of Participation, students must attend all the contact hours and pass the short multiple-choice online exam.
3. Certificate of Achievement
To obtain a Certificate of Achievement, students must:
- attend all the contact hours;
- pass the short multiple-choice online exam;
- and successfully complete a Reflective Journal of at least 500 words;
Teaching and Awarding Institution: Pastoral Formation Institute
Qualifications: Every application will be considered on its individual merits. The Pastoral Formation Institute accepts a wide range of qualifications, and we always try to judge applications on the basis of academic potential. We do consider a very wide range of academic, vocational, and professional qualifications, as well as work and other appropriate experiences and skills.
Language: Proficient in Maltese and English.
Digital Competences: Computer literate (how to access the internet and use a word processor).