This course studies the principles and practices for deepening Christian life and professional Church service as derived from the Catholic spiritual tradition, as taught by a few outstanding spiritual masters, and as lived in contemporary pastoral settings. The main themes are prayer, conversion, holiness, love, and virtues.
BOOK LIST: Ralph Martin - The Fulfillment of All Desire
Ronald Rolheiser - The Holy Longing
Bishop Alfred Hughes - Spiritual Masters-Living a Life of Prayer in the Catholic Tradition
Bishop Alfred Hughes- Preparing for Church Ministry- (need not be purchased / out of print)