Vita Consecrata Institute — Upcoming Program,
Summer Program of Theological Studies
June 30 – July 25, 2008
First Semester (June 30-July 11)
Morals and Psychology
- Fr. Brian Mullady, O.P.
This course will examine the relation of Catholic moral teaching to both normal and abnormal psychology, using the works of Thomas Aquinas and Dr. Conrad Baars.
Consecrated Life in Canon Law
- Msgr. Charles M. Mangan
This course will examine the various canons of the Code concerning the consecrated life, to understand the mystery of consecrated life within the Church today and the basis for the proper law of various institutes of consecrated life.
Second Semester (July 14-25)
History of Consecrated Life
- Fr. Norbert Wood, O.Praem.
This course will present a historical overview of the development of the consecrated life from its Apostolic origins, seen in early monastic and Patristic sources, through the history of the Church to the present day.
St. Teresa on Contemplative Intimacy
- Fr. Thomas Dubay, S.M.
This course will examine the spiritual theology of St. Teresa of Avila
Joint effort of IRL and Notre Dame Graduate School
The Vita Consecrata Institute, held each summer, is a joint effort by the IRL and Notre Dame Graduate School (NDGS) of Christendom College in Virginia. The Institute is held at the beautiful campus of Christendom College in Front Royal, VA.