A one-year, part-time, distance-learning course offered in partnership with Maryvale Institute and the Diocesan Diaconate Department.
This course is open to everyone involved or interested in any parish ministry. It is a course for:
The Certificate in Parish Mission and Ministry (CPMM) course consists of six modules, to study at home and three study days held in the diocese. It contains:
- 3 Mission Modules of guidelines on being a missionary disciple, based on Evangelii Gaudium
Module 1: The Mission of the People of God
Module 2: The Parish: Theological Foundations
Module 3: The Parish: Missionary Mandate
- 3 Ministry Modules for the practical care of the youth, the elderly, the sick, the vulnerable and families in the parish.
Module 4: Ministering to Families
Module 5: The Ministry of Compassion
Module 6: Ministering to Young People
Assessment of each module is through an essay – 1200-1500 words and a practical reflection. Successful completion of the course will result in a Certificate in Parish Mission and Ministry – a Level 3 award. Cost: £675
Help with funding is available from the Diocesan Living our Faith Fund.
The course begins in Autumn each year. To find out more details and to register.
Sr Veronica Brennan, OP is the lead contact and offers students support for all Maryvale Courses in the diocese email: maryvale @ portsmouthdiocese.org.uk
Sr Hyacinthe Defos du Rau OP, Dominican Sisters of St Joseph, St Dominic’s Priory, Shirley Holms Road, Lymington, SO41 8NH. Tel. 01590 681 874. email: ffm @ portsmouthdiocese.org.uk