Programs & Events

2018 Formation Opportunities for Liturgy and Music

National Association of Pastoral Musicians: “Praise, Grow, Serve: Building on Our Heritage.”
July 9-13, 2018. 41st Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD,

“32nd Annual Guitar and Ensemble Institute.”
July 23-27, 2018.  Milford, OH.  5-day intensive training on the training and formation of contemporary ensemble ministers in liturgy and music.

“One Call Institute: How Can I Keep from Singing”
June 26-July 1, 2018. Summer institute for young liturgical musicians.

University of Notre Dame Church Life Summer Institute Liturgy Symposia: “The Eucharistic Life.”
June 18–22, 2018. For parish and school leaders of liturgy and catechesis, campus ministers, and diocesan staff.

“Liturgical Music for the Liturgical Year.”
July 16-20, 2018. For parish, diocesan, and school liturgical musicians.

University of Notre Dame STEP Theology Online Online courses: e.g., “Liturgy: A Guide for the Perplexed” by Nathan Mitchell

Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions: Series of 14 Virtual RCIA workshops.

Series of Misal Romano Workshops.

“The Body of Christ: A Prophetic Sign of Unity and Concord.”
The 49th National Meeting of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions. October 2 - 4, 2018 (Atlanta, GA)

University of Dayton, Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation:
Variety of virtual courses, e.g., “Introduction to Liturgy” July 15-August 18, 2018. 5-week Course (2.5 CEU’s)

Boston College: STM Online: Crossroads:
Online courses in spiritual enrichment, including Liturgy and Sacraments

Online Certificate in Liturgy.  30-weeks

Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA:
Continuing education programs in pastoral music and liturgy throughout the year.

Catholic Theological Union, Chicago, IL:
1. “Certificate of Liturgical Studies.”
18 hours of coursework may be done through distance learning.  See Liturgical studies at

2. “Summer Institute 2018”
Variety of courses in theology, liturgy, music, and ministry in weekly sessions: June 18-22, and 25-29.

Catholic University of America: School of Theology and Religious Studies:
“Introduction to the Liturgy.” Theology Summer Online Course. June 25-July 28, 2018.

Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
Certificate in Pastoral Music Ministry. 12 Credit Program.

Study Abroad: Newman Theological College, Edmonton, AB
Certificate in Liturgy.  6-course program of study.

Liturgy Institute, London, UK
Summer Offerings 2018.  Advanced Liturgy studies in 2-week blocks of 3 courses.