Priestly Spirituality

College St. Augustine's Seminary
Instructor(s) Anang, Charles
Course Code SAP3238HF
Semester First Semester
Section 0101
Online No
Credits One Credit
Location St. Augustine's - Scarborough

This course explores the identity, spirituality, and mission of the priest, priestly models, and thecontext for evangelization. Part I examines: two Church documents ((Pastores dabo vobis;Directory on the Ministry and Life of the Priest); a contemporary work (About Being a Priest); thepriest's three loves (Church, Mary, Eucharist); and living priestly holiness and ministry. Part IIprofiles three key modern priestly models (F. de Sales, J. Vianney, and F. Sheen). Part III appraisesthe blueprint for the Third Millennium through the Spirit's gift of John Paul II and Benedict XVI;what the Spirit is highlighting through three ecclesial charisms (Communion and Liberation, OpusDei, Focolare); and the crises in the priesthood (e.g., exodus, pedophilia, lack of holiness) andpaths to renewal of the priesthood (e.g., Holy Spirit, a replica of Christ, priest's victimhood, MarianPrinciple).

Department Pastoral Theology
Schedule Thu
Start Time 9:00
End Time 11:00
Hours Per Week 2
Minimum Enrolment 8
Maximum Enrolment 20
Additional Notes

Additional Evaluation: Mid-term and final exam

Teaching Method
Means of Evaluation
Class Participation
Reflection Paper
Previously Offered Fall 2022
Currently Offered Fall 2023
Next Scheduled Fall 2024