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SAINT JOHN’S SEMINARY
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SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR PRIESTS AND SEMINARIANS

Are you a priest or a seminarian? Then you are invited to join us for one or several of the weeks of our SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR PRIESTS AND SEMINARIANS at Saint John’s Seminary in Boston. Each Study Week consists of three days and nine hours of lectures.

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Horarium
8 am Breakfast
9 am Mass
First Conference (1 hour)
11 am Second Conference (1 hour)
12 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Third Conference (1 hour)
4 pm Social Hour
5 pm Dinner
6 pm Evening Event

WEEK FIVE Tuesday, July 25 – Thursday, July 27
Parish Administration
A review of principles and practices needed for effective parish administration, developed in cooperation with the (Arch)dioceses of Boston, Worcester, Springfield, Fall River, Manchester, Burlington, Portland, Hartford and Rochester.
Monday – Best Practices in Parish Finances
Tuesday – Best Practices in Maintaining Parish Facilities
Wednesday – Best Practices in Parish Human Resources

WEEK SIX Tuesday, August 8 – Thursday, August 10
Religious Education
A review of current trends and practices in religious education, with a particular emphasis on their application in parish ministry today. Presented by members of the New England Conference of Diocesan Directors of Religious Education.
Tuesday – Foundational Church Documents and the Twenty-First Century American Context
Wednesday – Models of Religious Education and Sacramental Preparation
Thursday – Adult Faith Formation and Roles of Diocesan Offices