Encounter the Catholic tradition in art and architecture, in liturgy and history, and in places and people. Reflect on its biblical foundations, its theological scaffolding and its ongoing relevance. Think afresh about what it means to be Catholic today, and gain a deeper understanding of Catholic faith, identity and mission.
Rome, Sunday 29 September to Saturday 12 October 2019
THCP612 Spirituality in the Christian Tradition
This study tour will comprise a mix of seminars held at the ACU Rome Centre, excursions and sightseeing.
Dr Jo Laffin is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy based in Adelaide. She teaches Christian history and spirituality and has a particular interest in Christian art history.
Topics covered will include:
This study tour is available to ACU students enrolled in the following programs:
Students in other ACU programs
Students enrolled in other ACU programs may be eligible to take this study tour for course credit.
ACU students should consult their course rules or course coordinator for information regarding eligibility, enrolment and credit points.
Cross-institutional students and audit participation
Interested students from other institutions may be eligible to participate, and there are also limited places available for members of the public who wish to participate in the unit in an audit capacity.
You will need to arrange your own flights to Rome and airport transfers.
You can arrange your own accommodation in Rome or stay in dormitory-style rooms at the ACU Rome Campus (Via Garibaldi, 28 – 00153 Rome).
The tour cost, including all site visits, travel within Rome, return travel to Assisi and Subiaco, two nights in Assisi and some meals, is $1,750.
The cost of accommodation at the Rome Campus is $1,700. This includes bed and breakfast for 13 nights.
Please note, 2019 unit fees are also applicable upon enrolment.
ACU students may be eligible for financial assistance to support the cost of travel and incidentals. Read more about available financial support on the ACU student portal (please note, you will need an ACU student login to access this information).