Certificate in Pastoral Ministry Course Schedule

About the Certificate in Pastoral Ministry Course Schedule:

Certificate in Pastoral Ministry courses are offered in five-week sessions (unless otherwise indicated), year-round, at several different locations across the Diocese of Dallas.

"This class inspired me to continue to seek God”                - Student at St. Patrick’s

"Wonderful learning experience” - Student at Our Lady of Angels

“Enjoyed, makes you thirst for more knowledge about faith”      - Student at John Paul II HS

2018-2019 Academic Year

 Locations for this year are: 

  • University of Dallas
  • John Paul II High School (Plano) 
  • Our Lady of Angels (Allen)             
  • Sacred Heart (Rowlett)
  • St. Patrick (Dallas)     
  • St. Joseph (Richardson)   
  • St. Luke's (Irving) 
  • Our Mother of Perpetual Help  (Garland)
  • St. Jude (Allen) 

Use the search function with the location name to easily find the courses at each site.  Hover over each course title to read a course description. When you're ready, select "Register" to sign-up and pay for your classes. 

CPM courses are also offered in Spanish. View Spanish language courses >>

Courses in English:

Course Course Type Day & Time Start Date Location Instructor

Sacraments and Sacramentality 

Core Tues. 9-11 AM Aug. 28 University of Dallas TBD 
Promoting Discipleship  Elective  Tues. 9-11 AM Oct. 2 University of Dallas TBD 
Liturgy and the New Evangelization Elective  Tues. 9-11 AM Nov. 6   University of Dallas TBD
Foundations in Youth Ministry  Elective  Tues. 7-9 PM Aug. 28

John Paul II High School

TBD
Liturgical Ministry: Worship in Context  Elective  Tues. 7-9 PM Oct. 2 John Paul II High School TBD 
Sacraments and Sacramentality  Core Tues. 7-9 PM Nov. 6 John Paul II High School  TBD
Catechetical Methods  Elective  Mon. 6:30-9 PM Aug. 27 University of Dallas TBD
Evangelization Core Mon. 7-9 PM Oct. 1 University of Dallas TBD
Understanding Family as Domestic Church  Elective  Mon. 7-9 PM Nov. 5 University of Dallas TBD
Introduction to New Testament  Core Thurs. 7-9 PM  Aug. 30

St. Joseph

TBD
Catechetical Methods  Elective  Thurs. 7-9 PM Oct. 4

St. Joseph  

TBD
History & Practice of Worship  Core Thurs. 7-9 PM Nov. 8

St. Joseph

TBD
Promoting Discipleship  Elective  Tues. 7-9 PM Aug. 28 Our Lady of Angels  TBD
Family Systems Theories Elective  Tues. 7-9 PM Oct. 2 Our Lady of Angels  TBD 
Introduction to Catechesis  Elective  Tues. 7-9 PM Nov. 6 Our Lady of Angels  TBD
Morality and  Social Justice  Core Thurs. 7-9 PM Aug. 30

Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Rowlett) 

TBD
Foundations of Young Adult Ministry  Elective  Thurs. 7-9 PM Oct. 4

Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Rowlett)

 TBD
Dealing with Suffering & Loss  Elective  Thurs. 7-9 PM Nov. 8

Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Rowlett)

TBD 
Introduction to Catechesis  Elective  Thurs. 7-9 PM Aug. 30

St. Patrick

TBD
Fundamental Concepts of Pastoral Care  Core Thurs. 7-9 PM Oct. 4

St. Patrick

TBD 
Initiating Disciples: RCIA Rites  Elective  Thurs. 7-9 PM Nov. 8 St. Patrick  TBD 
Human & Faith Development  Core  Mon. 6:30-9 PM  Aug. 27 St. Luke's  TBD
Theology of Ministry  Core  Mon. 7-9 PM Oct. 1 St. Luke's  TBD 
Prayer & Spirituality  Core  Mon. 7-9 PM  Nov. 5 St. Luke's  TBD 
Introduction to New Testament  Core  Sat.  9AM - 2:30 PM  Sept. 22 & 29 Our Mother of Perpetual Help  TBD
Sin & Grace  Core  Sat. 9 AM - 2:30 PM Nov. 10 &17 Our Mother of Perpetual Help  TBD 
Human and Faith Development  Core  Sat. 9 AM - 2:30 PM Jan. 19 & 26 Our Mother of Perpetual Help  TBD
Morality & Social Justice  Core  Sat. 9 AM -2:30 PM  Feb. 16 & 23 Our Mother of Perpetual help  TBD 
Introduction to Old Testament  Core  Mon. 7-9PM Oct.1  St. Jude  TBD 
Evangelization Core  Mon. 7-9PM Nov. 5 St. Jude  TBD
Jesus & the Trinity  Core  Mon. 7-9PM Jan. 7 St. Jude  TBD
Prayer & Spirituality  Core  Mon. 7-9PM Feb. 18 St. Jude  TBD
Ministry in a Multicultural Church  Core Tues. 9-11 AM Jan. 8

University of Dallas

TBD
Lay Ecclesial Leadership  Elective Tues. 9-11 AM Feb. 19

University of Dallas

TBD
Strengthening & Developing Family Life  Elective Tues. 9-11 AM April 2 University of Dallas TBD 
Sacramental Catechesis  Elective Tues. 7-9 PM Jan. 8 John Paul II High School TBD
Ministry in a Multicultural Church  Core  Tues. 7-9 PM Feb. 19 John Paul II High School   TBD 
Fundamentals Concepts of Pastoral Care  Core Tues. 7-9 PM April 2 John Paul II High School  TBD
Leadership in Prayer & Worship  Elective Mon. 7-9 Pm Jan. 7

University of Dallas

TBD 
Promoting Discipleship  Elective  Mon.7-9 PM Feb. 18

University of Dallas 

TBD
Principles to Building Strong Marriages  Elective Mon. 7-9 PM April 8 University of Dallas  TBD 
Catholic Morality for Healthcare Services  Elective Thurs. 7-9 PM  Jan. 10

St. Joseph

TBD
Adult Faith Formation  Elective Thurs. 7-9 PM Feb. 21

St. Joseph 

TBD
Jesus and the Trinity  Core  Thurs. 7-9 PM  April 4

St. Joseph 

TBD
Fundamental Concepts of Pastoral Care  Core Tues. 7-9 PM Jan. 8 Our Lady of Angels  TBD
Foundations in Marriage  Elective  Tues. 7-9 PM Feb. 19 Our Lady of Angels  TBD 
Liturgy and the New Evangelization  Elective  Tues. 7-9 PM April 2 Our Lady of Angels TBD 
Patterns of Christian Prayer Elective  Thurs. 7-9 PM Jan. 10

Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Rowlett)

TBD
Promoting Discipleship Elective  Thurs. 7-9 PM Feb. 21

Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Rowlett) 

TBD 
Sacraments & Sacramentality  Elective  Thurs. 7-9 PM April 11

Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Rowlett)

TBD 
Strengthening and Developing Family Life  Elective Thurs 7-9 PM Jan. 10

 St. Patrick 

TBD 
Lay Ecclesial Leadership  Elective Thurs. 7-9 PM Feb. 21

St. Patrick

TBD
Ministry in a Multicultural Church  Elective Thurs. 7-9 PM April 4

St. Patrick

TBD 

 

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