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 Strathfield Campus, Room 600.G.04&05, 25a Barker Road, Strathfield

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

Accreditation:  We are pleased to announce that completing the short course … will contribute six hours of NESA registered professional learning addressing standards 2.1.2 and 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

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

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

Topics and Speakers:

4 March
Topic: Humble, Healing and Merciful
Ms Selina Hasham (Creative Director, Archdiocese of Sydney)

11 March
Topic: Inclusive, Participatory and Synodal
Speaker: Most Reverend Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv DD (Bishop of Parramatta)

18 March
Topic: Prayerful and Eucharistic
Speaker: Very Rev. Peter Williams (Vicar-General, Diocese of Parramatta)

25 March
Topic: Missionary and Evangelising
Speaker: Rev. Assoc. Prof. Jamie Calder. (ACU)

Parking: Free parking is available on campus

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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