Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Formation and Education for the Life of the Church

Continuing Formation for Deacons

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Saint Meinrad offers various opportunities for ongoing formation for deacons, including these certificate programs.

Specialization Certificates: Deacons seeking further formation for particular ministries in the Church can benefit from focused study in different areas, including Church history, ethics and moral theology, liturgical and sacramental theology, pastoral studies, Scripture, spirituality, and systematic theology. Learn More

Certificate in Spiritual Direction:  This prepares you to offer this important ministry of accompaniment and guidance. As bridge figures in the Church, ordained deacons may be uniquely situated to become gifted directors.  Learn More

Certificates in Reflective Practice:  Those involved in ministry can benefit from ministry supervision. This certificate program provides an opportunity for supervision with emphasis on preaching or pastoral care. Learn More

For more information, contact Director of Continuing Formation Agnes Kovacs at