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

SB Hall, Serafy Room

Jim McGill 
Promoting Discipleship  Elective  Tues. 9-11 AM Oct. 2

University of Dallas

SB Hall, Serafy Room

Renee Mitchell
Liturgy and the New Evangelization Elective  Tues. 9-11 AM Nov. 6  

University of Dallas

SB Hall, Serafy Room

Ruben Natera
Foundations in Youth Ministry  Elective  Tues. 7-9 PM Aug. 28

John Paul II High School

Rm. 1430

Bruce Baumann
Liturgical Ministry: Worship in Context  Elective  Tues. 7-9 PM Oct. 2

John Paul II High School

Rm. 1430

Loretta Fitzgerald
Sacraments and Sacramentality  Core Tues. 7-9 PM Nov. 6

John Paul II High School 

Rm. 1430

Denise Phillips
Catechetical Methods  Elective  Mon. 6:30-9 PM Aug. 27

University of Dallas

Gorman D

Jodi Hunt 

Evangelization Core Mon. 7-9 PM Oct. 1

University of Dallas

Gorman D

Gene Giuliano
Understanding Family as Domestic Church  Elective  Mon. 7-9 PM Nov. 5

University of Dallas

Gorman D

Kevin Bagley
Introduction to New Testament  Core Thurs. 7-9 PM  Aug. 30

St. Joseph

Boardroom 114 PC

Irine Abraham
Catechetical Methods  Elective  Thurs. 7-9 PM Oct. 4

St. Joseph  

Boardroom 114 PC

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

St. Joseph

Boardroom 114 PC

Ken Steponaitis
Promoting Discipleship  Elective  Tues. 7-9 PM Aug. 28

Our Lady of Angels 

Rm. 202-203

Beth Wright
Family Systems Theories Elective  Tues. 7-9 PM Oct. 2

Our Lady of Angels 

Rm 202-203

Irine Abraham
Introduction to Catechesis  Elective  Tues. 7-9 PM Nov. 6

Our Lady of Angels 

Rm. 202-203

Beth Wright
Morality and  Social Justice  Core Thurs. 7-9 PM Aug. 30

Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Rowlett) 

St. Clare Room 

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

Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Rowlett)

St. Clare Room 

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

Sacred Heart Catholic Church (Rowlett)

St. Clare Room 

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

St. Patrick

Boardroom 

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

St. Patrick

Boardroom

Gregg Kahrs 
Initiating Disciples: RCIA Rites  Elective  Thurs. 7-9 PM Nov. 8

St. Patrick 

Boardroom

Denise Phillips
Human & Faith Development  Core  Mon. 6:30-9 PM  Aug. 27

St. Luke's 

Family Life Center 

Rm. 1

Jim McGill 
Theology of Ministry  Core  Mon. 7-9 PM Oct. 1

St. Luke's 

Family Life Center 

Rm. 1 

Kevin Bagley
Prayer & Spirituality  Core  Mon. 7-9 PM  Nov. 5

St. Luke's 

Family Life Center Rm. 1 

Sr. Janine Tran
Introduction to New Testament  Core  Sat.  9AM - 2:30 PM  Sept. 22 & 29

Our Mother of Perpetual Help 

Rm. 115 St. Alphonsus Center

 Michele Meny
Sin & Grace  Core  Sat. 9 AM - 2:30 PM Nov. 10 &17

Our Mother of Perpetual Help 

Rm. 115 St. Alphonsus Center

Gretchen Crowder
Human and Faith Development  Core  Sat. 9 AM - 2:30 PM Jan. 19 & 26

Our Mother of Perpetual Help 

Rm. 115 St. Alphonsus Center 

Jim McGill
Morality & Social Justice  Core  Sat. 9 AM -2:30 PM  Feb. 16 & 23

Our Mother of Perpetual Help

Rm. 115 St. Alphonsus Center

Angie Jakubik
Jesus & the Trinity  Core  Sat. 9 AM - 2:30 PM April 6 &13

Our Mother of Perpetual Help 

Rm. 115 St. Alphonsus Center 

TBD 
Introduction to Old Testament  Core  Mon. 7-9PM Oct.1 

St. Jude 

Formation Rm 401

Jim McGill 
Evangelization Core  Mon. 7-9PM Nov. 5

St. Jude 

Formation Rm 401

Gene Giuliano
Jesus & the Trinity  Core  Mon. 7-9PM Jan. 7

St. Jude 

Formation Rm 401

TBD
Prayer & Spirituality  Core  Mon. 7-9PM Feb. 18

St. Jude 

Formation Rm 401

TBD
Ministry in a Multicultural Church  Core Tues. 9-11 AM Jan. 8

University of Dallas

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

University of Dallas

Denise Phillips
Strengthening & Developing Family Life  Elective Tues. 9-11 AM April 2 University of Dallas Mike Brock
Sacramental Catechesis  Elective Tues. 7-9 PM Jan. 8 John Paul II High School Denise Phillips
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

Gretchen Crowder
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

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

St. Joseph 

Jim McGill
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  Denise Phillips
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 

Mike Brock 
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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