Courses to encounter,
grow and equip

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, (Romans 12:2)

The Institute offers onsite and online opportunities for encountering God , growing in knowledge and practice of the faith and training for service.

Find the course that is right for you

Encounter and Grow Courses

These are non-credit, non-graded courses for spiritual enrichment and growth. These courses share the fullness of Catholic truth and life in a way that is accessible to all. Whether you are just beginning your spiritual journey or have been on your way for many years —  All will enjoy and benefit from these courses.

Courses for Catechists and Directors of Religious Education

Supplementing our Franciscan@Home certification courses, the Institute provides additional opportunities for learning in community, whether that community meets face to face or online. These courses provide ongoing professional and spiritual formation to all those involved in teaching the faith Whether you are teaching small children, youth or adults you will benefit from these courses.

Courses for Catholic School Teachers, Administrators and Staff

The Institute offers courses for professional and spiritual development to all those serving in our Catholic Schools.

Advanced Courses in Catholic Theology

The Institute offers more academic courses for those in the Permanent Diaconate formation program and also for those pursuing the online MA through our partnership with Franciscan University of Steubenville.

More to Come!

As the Institute grows, we hope to continue to expand the range of courses offered to become your home for life-long learning and ongoing transformation through Christ.

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Updated Course: Encountering St. Joseph with St. John Paul II and Pope Francis

In this Year of St. Joseph, take the opportunity to learn more about this great saint. This is a self-paced study of two key papal documents: John […]

Start your MA with Prerequisite Course: What is Catholic Theology? (Ecclesial Nature and Mission of Theology)

Who is this class for? For those who want to pursue an online MA in Theology and Christian Ministry at Franciscan University of Steubenville, this is a […]