Summer Intensive Program 2018

Summary

The Summer Intensive Formation Program is offered each summer.

This year, one catechetics module for Catholic School personnel and four sexuality catechesis modules will be offered in June at the Chancery at St. Dominic Center, 2403 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, Texas 77021.

Each of the nine FTCM theological content courses will be offered in June at the University of St. Thomas.

The nine theological content courses will be repeated in July at the following locations: one week each at St. Laurence Catholic Church in Sugar Land, St. Helen Catholic Church in Pearland, and St. Edward Catholic Church in Spring.

Please visit the Schedule tab for more details.




Program Details

Attendance

Please plan on arriving early as the classes begin promptly at the indicated time. Please bring all personal items or devices necessary for note taking. Attendance credit for latecomers is at the discretion of the program director. A one-hour lunch break is offered from 12 to 1 p.m. There are numerous restaurants within a 3-mile radius or you may bring your lunch.


Registration

To secure your space, please complete registration by 4pm CDT, Friday, June 1. The lowest cost for each session is available only until June 2. For registration after 4pm CDT on June 1 and before the day of the class the cost increases by 20%. For registration on the day of the class the cost increases by a total of 40%. All classes have a registration cap based on available space in the room in which they will take palce. Classes with insufficient registration may be cancelled. If this is the case you will be notified by June 4 and will receive a full refund.


Books

A Catholic Bible and the Catechism of the Catholic Church are required for all courses. Bibles may be purchased from the OEC either online or onsite, or individuals may choose to bring their own. Catechisms must be acquired by the participant separately ahead of time.

For all theological content courses there are additional required textbooks that must be purchased separately ahead of time.

Please see the Books tab for more information about the required books and where to find them. Please see also the Reading Assignments tab for details on how much pre-reading is expected for each course.



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