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TMPS 8006 Ministry and Theology of the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course treats the Roman Catholic Sacrament of Reconciliation utilizes a combination of an ongoing practicum on confessional counseling, and also including presentation of the principal moral, liturgical, and systematic theology as it relates to the Sacrament. Additional attention will be paid to spiritual direction and pastoral counseling in the context of sacramental confession, as well as a number of pastoral, moral, and canonical issues which often surface in the celebration of the Rite of Reconciliation.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Joseph Weiss, S.J.

Prerequisites: Fundamental Moral Theology AND Canon Law of Marriage & Sacraments

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Comments: This course is part of the M.Div. Rites Practicum, and is open to non-ordination students, including women, as long as they have the prerequisites and are aware that the primary focus is on preparation for the ministry of the Sacrament of Reconciliation.


Last Updated: 16-Feb-17