Certificate in Eastern Christian Lay/Diaconate Formation Year 2 - PastoralCare

The Certificate in Eastern Christian Lay/Diaconate Formation Year 2 - PastoralCare (DLP) is designed for participants who serve those who are elderly and infirm or who have become sick, those unable to worship in their local Church communities. It includes six courses each, of approximately 25 hours over a five-week period. Each course requires that you complete readings and assignments, and participate in online discussions.

Prerequisite: The Certificate in Eastern Christian Tradition I must be completed before registering for this Certificate.

Audience

    • Parish Pastoral Council members
    • Parish caregivers to the sick, shut-ins, hospitals, elderly
    • Those who wish to support pastoral care programming in a parish setting
    • Aspiring seminarians and deacons
    • Personal faith development and spiritual grown

Courses

CCS-005 Prayer
CCS-010 Moral Theology
CCS-017 Pastoral Care
CCS-018 The Practice of Pastoral Care
CCS-044 Bioethics
CCS-060 Celebrating Mercy

To complete this certificate in an academic 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-010

Cycle 2 - CCS-017

Cycle 3 - CCS-018

Cycle 4 - CCS-060

Cycle 5 - CCS-044

Cycle 6 - CCS-049