Students are encouraged to complete the courses in FFI prior to taking the FFII courses. The advanced FFII includes six additional courses, each of approximately 25 hours offered over a five week period.  Each course requires the completion of readings, assignments, and participation in online discussions.

The Certificate in Catholic Studies FFII offers participants the opportunity to expand and deepen their knowledge of the Catholic Faith, through the study of On Good Soil, Christian Morality, the New Testament, the Old Testament, Church History I and Church History II. 


  • General Interest in your personal faith formation
  • Volunteer catechists
  • Catholic school teachers
  • Pastoral Assistants in the parishes
  • Others whose ministry would be enriched by formal certification in this field.


Prerequisite - Foundations in Faith Year I (FFI)

CCS-007 On Good Soil
CCS-008 New Testament
CCS-009 Old Testament
CCS-010 Moral Theology
CCS-011 Church History I
CCS-012 Church History II

To complete this certificate in the 2016-17 year students must register for the courses in the following order.
(This does not apply to those who take more than one course per cycle and Certificates are not required to be completed within a year.)

Cycle 1 - CCS-007 or CCS-009

Cycle 2 - CCS-011

Cycle 3 - CCS-012

Cycle 4 - CCS-010

Cycle 5 - CCS-008

Cycle 6 - CCS-007 or CCS-009