The Catechetical Institute at GST provides the required courses for the certification program of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia's Office for Catechetical Formation. This program is suited for parish catechists and Catholic elementary school teachers (who are required to seek the certification in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia). It is also provided for those who simply want to grow in their faith.
Courses meet once a week for 4 weeks. (summer courses meet everyday for 4 days)
Cost is $50 per course.
Courses are offered three times per year -- in Fall (October), Spring (March), and during the Summer
COMPLETE THE PROGRAM ONE (1) COURSE AT A TIME IN 8 SEMESTERS
TAKE UP TO FOUR (4) COURSES DURING THE SUMMER AND COMPLETE THE PROGRAM IN TWO (2) SUMMERS
8 Required Core Courses:
Overview of the Old Testament
Overview of the New Testament
Foundations of the Church
Catholic Moral Teaching
Sacraments of Initiation
Sacraments of Healing and Vocation
The Person of Jesus