Other Courses and Modules offered by the Pastoral Formation Institute

Lectio Patrum

This course will be held on Thursdays from  6:30 pm till 8:00 pm Lectures start on 5th October 2017 Venue: Augustinian Institute, Pieta` Course Fee: €50 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: 20 Triq il-Saljatura l-Imqabba MQB1872   Read More »

Higher education Award in History of the Church in Malta

Course Goal: To outline the role of the Catholic Church in Malta`s historical development. Participants will also become equated with the documentary heritage that provides the backbone for a proper scientific, historical analysis. Modules: Code Module Title Date Value 2017-2018 HCM5001 Medieval Christianity 4th October 2017 – 14th January 2018 4 ECTS HCM5002 The Church and the Inquisition in Hospitaller ... Read More »

Module on the Liturgical Flower Ministry

Course Goal: During this course, participants are to follow some introductory lectures on the liturgy, the liturgical year and the liturgical environment. Participants will also learn how to create floral arrangements for the different seasons of the liturgical year. The participants will be given a short introduction during their first three lectures. These will be held at the Catholic Institute, ... Read More »

The Human Experience of God in Prayer

Course Goal: This experiential course aims at introducing participants to the world of prayer. Where Participants learn about prayer in the Christian Tradition and practice prayer in scripture.  Course Programme: Basic Assumptions Growth through Prayer Prayer in the Christian Tradition Prayer in the Old Testament Prayer in the New Testament Liturgical and Ecclesial Aspect of Prayer Vocal Prayer Prayer with ... Read More »

Course in Parish Ministry

Course Goal: To better equip pastoral operators with the theological knowledge in the field of parish life and ministry in order to be able to better perform the ministry entrusted to them.   2017-2018 Code Module Title Dates CLP5001 The Basic of Parish Life 18th October - 29th November CLP5002 Different Areas of Parish Ministry 31st January – 14th March ... Read More »

Module in Franciscan Spirituality

Course Goal: This course aims to present St Francis of Assisi as a disciple of Christ and as a prophet for our times. The course also focuses on accompany the participants in the discerning process with the help of the experience of  St Francis. This course will be held on Thursdays from  6:00 pm till 8:00 pm Lectures start on ... Read More »

Higher Education Award in Ecumenism

Course Goal: This course will aim at providing good solid formation about the theology of ecumenism, our sister Churches, and the practice of ecumenical dialogue. Modules: 2017-2018 Code Module Title Dates THD5016 The Richness of various Christian Traditions 10th November 2017– 12th January 2018 THD5018 Open Questions and Themes in Ecumenism Seminar: 22nd – 24th April 2018 2019-2020 Code Module ... Read More »

Module on the Ministry of Liturgical Cantor

Course Goal: The course is aimed at all those who wish to know more about the Liturgy of the Catholic Church, in particular, those who are involved in Parish Liturgical Commissions.   This course will be held on Wednesdays 6.00pm till 8.00pm Lectures start on the 17th January 2018 Venue Sala San Pawl, Catholic Institute, Floriana.   For more information, please click here. Click ... Read More »

Respect for Life

Course Goal: To equip teachers to gain the necessary knowledge and respect for life. In order to help in  building a pro-life community in the educational sphere in order to foster a pro-life culture   Target Audience: Religion Teachers PSCD Teachers Science Teachers Youth Workers   This course will be held on Wednesdays 6.00pm till 8.00pm Lectures start on the ... Read More »