St. John Vianney Seminary Lay Division

Summer 2018 Classes & Programs

We’re adding new selections every day. Please check back often for additional class/program offerings for Summer 2018.

Provisional Certificate Class for Catholic School Teachers: June 11-14 and July 23-26
The ​Provisional ​Certificate ​Course ​is ​specifically ​developed ​for ​Catholic ​school ​teachers. ​Each ​day ​covers ​fully ​one ​of ​the ​four ​Pillars ​of ​the ​Catechism ​of ​the ​Catholic ​Church ​(CCC). ​The ​student ​must ​complete ​all ​four ​Pillars ​and ​the ​associated ​in-class ​assignments ​satisfactorily ​​to ​be ​awarded ​the ​Provisional ​Certificate by the Office of Catholic Schools. The​ Denver Catholic Catechetical School is ​offering ​this ​four-day ​course for following two weeks only ​during ​the ​summer ​2018: ​June ​11-14 ​and ​July ​23-26. This teacher-specific class ​in this four-day format is ​not ​offered ​during ​the ​regular ​school ​year. ​​Students ​are ​not ​required ​to ​register ​for ​all ​four ​classdays ​in ​one ​week, but ​may ​mix ​and ​match ​sessions between the two weeks.
Tuition: $35/day
To register and for more information, click HERE.

Intensive “LADDER OF ASCENT: A Journey through the Catechism” class: June 18-29
This ​class ​is ​ideal ​for ​DREs, ​youth ​ministers, ​RCIA ​instructors, ​Deacons, ​Deacon-candidates, ​catechists, ​or ​anyone ​interested ​in ​learning ​more ​about ​the ​Catechism ​of ​the ​Catholic ​Church ​(CCC). ​This two-week ​class​ ​examines ​the ​whole ​content ​of ​Faith ​as ​it ​is ​contained ​in ​the ​CCC. ​(In two weeks’ time, this ​class ​covers ​the ​same ​curriculum ​​at an accelerated pace and costs less than half of the same course that we offer over two full years.) ​The ​CCC ​is ​divided ​into ​four ​sections, ​or ​Pillars, ​upon ​which ​the ​Church’s ​teaching ​is ​based. ​The ​four ​Pillars ​are ​suggested ​in ​a ​description ​of ​the ​early ​Church ​found ​in ​the ​Acts ​of ​the ​Apostles ​2:42: ​“And ​they ​devoted ​themselves ​to ​the ​apostles’ ​teaching ​and ​fellowship, ​to ​the ​breaking ​of ​bread ​and ​the ​prayers.” ​ This ​class ​will ​run ​June ​18 ​- ​29 ​(Monday ​through ​Friday), ​9:00a ​- ​4:00p ​every ​day, ​and ​will ​be ​held ​in ​Room ​121 ​in ​the ​St. ​John ​Paul ​II ​Center ​(1300 ​S ​Steele ​St, ​Denver). Upon successful completion of this class, the student will earn a Certificate of Catechetical Studies from the Denver Catholic Catechetical School.
 – Full Tuition: $450
– Volunteer Catechist: $400 (verification will be requested from one’s DRE or Pastor)
– Full-time/Part-time church employee (parish, school, Apostolate): $350
– Priest / Seminarian / Deacon / Professed Religious: Free
To register and for more information, click HERE.

CBS 4th Annual “Men of St. Joseph” Men’s Evening – Saturday, August 4
Calling all men!! This is a great event — filled with fellowship, good food on the grill, and talks on topics of interest to Catholic men by the men of our exceptional CBS staff.  Hosted by CBS Director, Dr. Nick Lebish, and  his fellow male CBS instructors. Mark your calendars and check back again soon for more information!