2019 Certificate Course in Catholic Social Teaching

Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice & The Catholic University of America Present

A Certificate Program in Catholic Social Teaching

 

Details of the Event

October 27 through November 1, 2019

2019 WASHINGTON, DC:  Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice-USA (CAPP) and The Catholic University of America (CUA) jointly announce the “2019 Certificate Program in Catholic Social Teaching” from October 27 through November 1. 

This week-long, graduate level investigation of the Church’s deep patrimony of social teaching is open to diocesan administrators/department directors, and their staff, in Religious Education, Catholic Charities, Catholic Conference, Social Justice, and other ministries. It is also open to clergy, religious, seminarians and lay leaders in philanthropy, business, the professions, and academia who wish to have an in-depth understanding of the Church’s social teachings from noted scholars, theologians, and professionals. 

The certificate program promotes understanding and application of CST as developed and advanced by the magisterium for over 125 years, starting with Rerum Novarum and emphasizing the Church’s current statement in Centesimus Annus, Deus Caritas Est, Caritas in Veritate, Evangelii Gaudium and Laudato Si’.

Lecture Topics

The extensive program topics include:

  • Introduction to Catholic Social Teaching (CST)
  • The Three Cornerstone Principles of CST- Human Dignity, Solidarity, Subsidiarity
  • History of CST
  • CST & Culture
  • CST & the Developing World
  • CST & Free Market Economy
  • CST & Democracy, and the Role of the State
  • CST & the Family 
  • Consumerism & Alienation the Developed World’s Main Dysfunctions
  • CST a Pastoral Perspective 

In addition to facilitated evening discussions on the Three Cornerstones of CST, Discernment and Spirituality will be explored. 

Participants are welcomed to experience a retreat environment having housing at the Washington Retreat House including daily Liturgy of the Hours and Mass.  If the schedule allows, there may be some time to explore the area shrines.

Registration

Early Bird Registration – payment by September 30th $1545.00 save $150.00  

Final Deadline Registration – October 12th $ 1695.00  

The program fee includes tuition, lectures, housing, meals from Sunday evening to Saturday a.m. and workbooks. Transportation costs and arrangements are the responsibility of the participants.

Please mail check (made out to CAPP-USA) and copy of your registration form to:  

Mrs. Patricia Fakharzadeh, 829 Ellis Place, Oradell, NJ 07649 

For information call (201) 599-2123 or email: cstprogram@capp-usa.org    

Housing:  Washington Retreat House
4000 Harewood Road NE Washington, DC 20017 Phone: (202) 529-1111

Arrival: Sunday, October 27th
Please arrive at the retreat house by 3:00 PM to register for housing, and settle-in.
Program begins with Mass, Dinner and Introduction/Welcome – 4:00 PM.

Departure:  Saturday, November 2nd
Program ends with a Mass & Dinner on Friday evening (November 1).  
Breakfast provided for a Saturday morning departure.

Program Homework Requirements:
Read and refresh your memory of Pope Saint John Paul II’s Centesimus Annus, Pope Benedict XVI’s Deus Caritas Est, and Caritas in Veritate and Pope Francis’ Evangelii Gaudium and Laudato Si’.

What to Wear:
Program – Business Casual
Dinners – Sunday and Friday – jacket for men, and a nice outfit for women.

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Cost & Payment

Please mail check (made out to CAPP-USA) and copy of your registration form to:  Mrs. Patricia Fakharzadeh, 

829 Ellis Place, Oradell, NJ 07649. For information call (201) 599-2123 or email: cstprogram@capp-usa.org   

Early Bird Registration – payment by September 30th $1545.00 save $150.00 

Final Deadline Registration – October 12th $ 1695.00

The program fee includes tuition, lectures, housing, meals from Sunday evening to Saturday a.m. and workbooks. Transportation costs and arrangements are the responsibility of the participants.

Centesimus Annus Pro Pontificate, Inc (CAPP-USA) is the United States affiliate of Fondazione Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice at the Vatican.

capp-usa@capp-usa.org

Phone: (888) 473-3331
Address: 295 Madison Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, NY, 10017