St. John Vianney Seminary Lay Division

News and Events

  • Registration now open for our 2018 Fall Retreat!!   November 2-4 at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park. Retreat Master: Father John Riley, Chaplain and Professor at the Augustine Institute. This year’s theme: “Finding Jesus in Prayer: Getting Past the Foothills.” This event always fills up fast, so don’t wait to register!! Click HERE for information and to register.
  • New Short Course: Dr. Ben Akers (Associate Professor Theology at Augustine Institute and previous Director of Denver Catholic Biblical and Catechetical Schools) will be teaching a five-week short course titled: “The Way of Discipleship in the Gospel of Mark,” Nov 8 – Dec 20. This class meets at Bonfils Hall at the Denver Archdiocese (1300 S Steele St, Denver 80210), Thursdays, 6:30pm-8:00pm. This lecture-based class can be enjoyed by attending in person at Bonfils or by live streaming on your device. Cost: $50.00. Click HERE for more information and to register.
  • We’re looking for substitute instructors: The Biblical and Catechetical Schools are looking for qualified substitute instructors. Subs are among those first considered for future part-time or full-time positions. Interested? Contact Dr. Nicholas Lebish at

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Student Testimonials

The Stemper Family shares their experiences as students of the Denver Catholic Biblical and Catechetical School.