Registration open for synodality training course 2024-2025

This is the third edition of the Pastoral Theology Training Course For a Synodal Church promoted by the Evengelii Gaudium Higher Education Centre of the Sophia University Institute in collaboration with the General Secretariat of the Synod.

The course is addressed to priests, deacons, religious, consecrated men and women, pastoral workers, laymen and laywomen committed to building a synodal Church. Through a series of lectures and group work within an intercultural and interdisciplinary context, the course intends to offer pastoral and theological tools for synodality.

The first lecture will be held on Monday 4 November 2024 from 6 to 8 p.m. (CET).

The course is structured in the following 4 modules of 21 hours each:

  • Pathways opened by the XVI Ordinary Assembly of the Synod – November/December 2024
  • New Practices in a Synodal and Missionary Church – January/February 2025
  • Christian initiation and transmission of the faith in a synodal style – March/April 2025
  • Synodality Workshops (in presence and via web) – May 2025

It is possible to participate in the complete course or in individual modules.

Students may acquire 3 ECTS per module (with the obligation of additional study hours and final paper); auditors will receive a certificate of attendance.

The course will be held online on a zoom platform (live and delayed) with translations in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Participation costs are as follows
€ 160 for students – € 40 euros/module
€ 100 for auditors – € 25/module

Registration is open from 17 June 2024; for information: www.sophiauniversity.org/it/centro-evangelii-gaudium-2/

Download the programme.
Registration links: for students: bit.ly/3VsgbrM; for auditors: bit.ly/3VOc5dN