TCI Papers theology papers in Dunedin

The Catholic Institute (TCI) Papers

offered in the Dunedin Diocese for 2017


April 27-28 (9-4) and May 16 (4-8pm) at Verdon College, Invercargill


Level 6, 15 Credits

Lecturer: Fr Gerard Aynsley

This course looks at the Catholic Church's understanding of itself from the time of the Second Vatican Council, particularly as expressed in the document The Constitution on the Church (Lumen Gentium).


June 2-3 and June 16-17 (Fridays 4.00-7.00 and Saturdays 9.00am – 4.00pm) Dunedin (venue to be decided)


Level 6, 15 Credits                            

Lecturer: Sister Jan Ogilvy

What makes a school Catholic?   What is meant by “special character”?   What is the role of teachers, Boards of Trustees and others, in maintaining and enhancing the Catholic character of a school? This course draws on Church documents, other current writings and the experience of the participants to provide some answers to these and related questions.

September 1,2

RE601 - What makes a school Catholic

Lecturer: Sr. Jan Ogilvy


October 13-14

RE601 - What makes a school Catholic 

Lecturer: Sr. Jan Ogilvy


October 13-14 (9-4)  and October 31 (4-8) Dunedin (venue to be decided)


Level 6, 15 Credits

Lecturer: Colin MacLeod

As the title suggests, this course will look at the Church’s annual liturgical cycle with special focus on the liturgical seasons. It will explore the enriching theological and liturgical implications the cycle brings with it which will, hopefully, increase the appreciation for the importance of liturgy in the pastoral-spiritual formation of all the baptised

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