Our short courses in theology offer you the opportunity to explore Christian faith and world religions without committing to a full degree. If you’re teaching religious education or working in a Catholic school, you’ll gain hours towards your professional development accreditation.  

Short Course Information, Semester 1, 2020

Envisioning the Church of the Future: Themes of the Plenary Council

Venue: ACU Melbourne Campus, Modular Building 400.G.08, 81-89 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy (Please note the new venue details)

Semester 1 Dates: 4, 11, 18 and 25 March (Wednesdays)

Envisioning the Church of the Future: Themes of the Plenary Council PDF (1.6MB)

Cost: $60 attendance only, $100 attendance with a certificate of accreditation.
Free for ACU Students and Staff

This Course has been approved for 6 hours towards “Accreditation to Teach in a Catholic School” (4 hours for Category A and 2 hours for Category C).

Time: 6pm – 8pm (refreshments from 6pm, lecture commences at 6.30pm)

For group bookings of 3 people or more, please email shortcourses.ftp@acu.edu.au.

Topics and Speakers:

4 March:
Topic: Missionary and Evangelising
Speaker: Rev. Assoc. Prof. Michael Kelly (Yarra Theological Union) and Ms Catherine Jenkins (Diocese of Sandhurst)

11 March:
Topic: Open to Conversion, Renewal and  Reform
Speaker: Very Rev. Dr. Kevin Lenehan (Master, Catholic Theological College)

18 March:
Topic: Humble, Healing and Merciful
Speaker: Assoc. Prof. Robyn Horner (ACU)

25 March:
Topic: Inclusive, Participatory and Synodal
Speaker: Rev. Assoc. Prof. Orm Rush (ACU)

Semester 2 dates: 29 July and 5, 12 and 19 August (Wednesdays)

Further information and enquiries

For more information, please email shortcourses.ftp@acu.edu.au

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