Advanced Lay Formation

"Forming those who, in turn, will be given the responsability for the formation of the lay faithful, constitutes a basic requirement of assuring the general and widespread formation of all the lay faithful."                           (Christifideles Laici 63)


  • Provide a spiritual development process to advanced lay leaders
  • Provide graduate level classes in theology and  philosophy
  • Provide academic degree opportunities to the laity (Masters Degree or Certificates in Theology)


  • Lay leaders responsible for lay formation in parishes or deaneries
  • Master Catechists or candidates for a Master Catechist Certificate
  • Diaconate Candidates