Course Code:
IFP/GFM5
Credits:
8 ECTS
Start Date:
11/01/18

The course aims to provide holistic formation and training to all those who are currently involved or who desire to become involved in family ministry within a Church-related ambiance.

Modules:

THD5011

Theology of the Family

4 ECTS

Topics:

- Christian Anthropology with a focus on Love and Sexuality
- The Gift of Life and the Gift of Love
- Marriage in Scripture and Lectio Divina
- Theology of the Body, John Paul II (Non-residential Weekend Seminar)
- Church Teachings on Marriage and the Family – Part 1
- Church Teachings on Marriage and the Family – Part 2
- Liturgical Theology of Marriage
- Sacramental Theology of Marriage

THP5010

Family Ministry

4 ECTS

Topics:

- Pastoral Approach to Marriage and the family
- Psychological and Sociological Perspectives of Marriage and the Family
- Family Life-Cycle and Dynamics
- Marital relationships and conflict management
- Family work-life balance, financial and time management
- Bioethics and the family, formation of conscience and discerment process
- Child development; Communication with children; Children with disability
- Intimacy in Marriage
- Social challenges to the Family, such as alcohol, drug abuse
- Mental health, ill-health, Domestic violence
- Separation; annulment; divorce; cohabitation
- Caring for the elderly and related issues
- The Spirituality and Mission of the Couple (Saturday Morning Seminar)

This course will be held on Thursdays from 6:30 pm till 8:30 pm. Lectures start on 11th January 2018
Venue: Siggiewi
Note: Child-minding will be available.
Course Fee: €125

For more information please click here to view our prospectus. Click here to apply online or click here for a printable application form which you may send to the following address:
Pastoral Formation Institute
Catholic Institute
Floriana FRN 1441



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