Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry - Catechetics (M.A.P.M.)

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Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry with concentration in Catechetics (M.A.P.M.)

Description

The Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry (M.A.P.M.) with Specialization in

Catechetics degree aims to prepare men and women for leadership and service roles in catechetical ministry (Directors of Religious Education) and for teaching.

The degree program consists of general theological education integrated

with catechetical studies which emphasize ministerial skills in teaching and

administration of programs.

Goals and Objectives

 The Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry with Specialization in Catechetics

degree program is designed to guide the student in developing the following

attitudes and competencies:

--To understand and articulate the Roman Catholic theological

tradition as a basis for ministry

--To conduct catechetical programs within the larger context

of the mission of the Church

--To affirm the dignity of all persons and to respect and foster

multicultural diversity and good ecumenical/interreligious

relations within a faith community

--To work harmoniously with other ministers and lay professionals

--To see personal spiritual development as integral to fruitful

Christian ministry