The Catholic Institute


Timetables

 Click on a link below to go to the timetable of courses offered in a particular diocese, on distance or for the Grad Certificate. 

Note: The courses in bold contribute to the New Zealand Certificate in Christian Studies (Level 5) streams Religious Education or Christian Ministry or the New Zealand Diploma in Christian Studies (Level 6) all Steams.

The courses not in bold contribute to the old qualifications (for those fimishing these - no new enrolments):  Diploma in Pastoral Leadership; Diploma in Religious Studies (all streams), Certificate in Catechetical Studies, Certificate in Catholic Youth Ministry, Certificate in Pastoral Ministry, Certificate in Pastoral Ministry (hospital), Certificate in Pastoral Ministry (prison).

2017 timetable

Auckland 2018 

Course Code and Title 
Semester
Date(s)
Time
Site
Lecturer(s)
RE502 Spirituality for Teachers    
RE102 Introduction to Spirituality for Teachers
Summer Semester
Tue 23 - Wed 24 Jan
Blended Learning 2 days f2f  9.00am – 4.00pm /6hr online
St Columba Centre
Carolynn Philips
RE502 Spirituality for Teachers    
RE102 Introduction to Spirituality for Teachers
Summer Semester
Tue 23 - Wed 24 Jan
Blended Learning 2 days f2f  9.00am – 4.00pm /6hr online
Good Shepherd. Balmoral
Margaret Fitzpatrick
RE501 Religious Education Today (Cohort A) Teachers New to Catholic Schools
RE101 Introduction to Religious Education
Summer Semester
Thu 25 - Fri 26 Jan
Blended Learning 2 days f2f  9.00am – 4.00pm /6hr online
St Columba Centre
Carolynn Philips  Margaret Fitzpatrick
TH501 What Catholics Believe
TH101 Introduction to Catholicism
 
Summer Semester/ Semester 1
Thu 25 Jan
Fri 23 Feb
Wed 4 April
Wed 16 May 
Wed 6 June
9.00am – 4.00pm
9.00am – 4.00pm
3.00pm - 5.00pm 
3.00pm - 5.00pm
3.00pm - 5.00pm
Holy Trinity, Takanini   
Lyn Smith
 
TH501 What Catholics Believe
TH101 Introduction to Catholicism
 
Summer Semester/ Semester 1
Tue 30 Jan
Mon 12 Feb
Mon 12 Mar 
Mon 19 Mar
6 hours online
9.00am – 4.00pm
3.00pm - 5.00pm
3.00pm - 5.00pm
3.00pm - 5.00pm
Blended Learning
St Mary’s, Ellerslie  
Lyn Smith
SC501 Understanding the Old Testament
SC101 Introduction to the Old Testament 
Semester 1
Fri 9 –Sat 10 Feb &
Fri 16 – Sat 17 Mar
Fri 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Sat 9.00am – 4.00pm
St Columba Centre
TBA
PM505 Catholic Youth Ministry
YM101 Introduction to Catholic Youth Ministry
Semester 1
Mondays
12, 26 Feb
5, 9 Mar
7, 21 May
4 Jun
6.30pm – 9.00pm
St Columba Centre
TBA
PM503 Mission and Ministry
PM101 Church and Ministry
Semester 1
Fri 2 Mar
Sat 3 Mar
Fri 4 May
Sat 5 May
Fri 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Sat 9.00am – 4.00pm 
St Columba Centre
TBA
 
TH501 What Catholics Believe
TH101 Introduction to Catholicism
 
Semester 1
Mondays 
5, 19 March
9, 23 April
14 May
11, 25 Jun
6.30pm – 9.00pm
Our Lady of Lourdes
(Western Deanery)
Lyn Smith
RE501 Religious Education Today (Cohort A)
RE101 Introduction to Religious Education
Winter Semester
Mon 9  – Tue 10 July
Blended Learning 2 days f2f  9.00am – 4.00pm /6hr online
St Columba Centre
Carolynn Philips
Margaret Fitzpatrick
RE502 Spirituality for Teachers
RE102 Introduction to Spirituality for Teachers
Winter Semester
Wed 11 - Thu 12 July
Blended Learning 2 days f2f  9.00am – 4.00pm /6hr online
St Columba Centre
Carolynn Philips
Margaret Fitzpatrick
RE501 Religious Education Today
RE101 Introduction to Religious Education
Winter Semester
Mon 16 - Tue 17 July
Blended Learning 2 days f2f 9.00 am 
- 4.00pm /6hr online
St Joseph's School
Dargaville
Carolynn Philips
Margaret Fitzpatrick
RE502 Spirituality for Teachers
RE102 Introduction to Spirituality for Teachers
Winter Semester
Thur 19 - Fri 20 July
Blended Learning 2 days f2f 9.00 am
- 4.00pm /6hr online
Kaitaia Catholic
Primary
Carolynn Philips
Margaret Fitzpatrick
TH501 What Catholics Believe (Cohort A)
 Teachers New to Catholic Schools
TH501 Introduction to Catholicism
Winter Semester
Thu 19 - Fri 20 July
Blended Learning 2 days f2f  9.00am – 4.00pm /6hr online
St Columba Centre
Lyn Smith
PM603 Rite Christian Initiation for Adults
PM203 Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults
Semester 2
Fri 6 - Sat 7 July
Fri 27 - Sat 28 July
Friday 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Saturday 9.00am – 4.00pm
St Columba Centre
TBA
TH502 What is Theology?
TH102 Introduction to Theology
Semester 2
Fri 3 & Mon 27 Aug
Fri 21 Sept
9:00am-4:00pm
St Columba Centre
Lyn Smith
RE502 Spirituality for Teachers
RE102 Introduction to Spirituality for Teachers
Semester 2
10 Aug, 12 Oct, 2 Nov 
9.00am-4.00pm
St Dominic's Blockhouse Bay 
Carolynn Phillips
Margaret FitzpatrickS
SC502 Interpreting the New Testament
SC102 Introduction to the New Testament
Semester 2
Fri 7-Sat 8 July
Fri 12-Sat 13 Oct
Friday 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Saturday 9.00am – 4.00pm
St Columba Centre
TBC
RE502 Spirituality for Teachers
RE102 Introduction to Spirituality for Teachers
Semester 2
Fr 7 Sept & Mon 1 Oct + 6 hrs online
 
Sancta Maria Primary School
Carolynn Phillips
Margaret Fitzpatrick
TH603 Renewing the Church
TH203 Understanding Church
Semester 2
Mon 1 –Wed 3 Oct
9:00am-4:00pm
St Columba Centre
Lyn Smith
RE503 Teaching Practice
RE504 Teaching in a Catholic School
Semester 2
TBA
TBA
TBA
Lyn Smith

Hamilton 2018

Course Code and Title

Semester

Date(s)

Time

Site

Lecturer(s)

TH501 What Catholics Believe
TH101 Introduction to Catholicism
Semester 1 Start date 24 January Blended Learning  Gisborne Cynthia Piper 
RE501 Religious Education Today (Cohort A)
 Teachers New to Catholic Schools
RE101 Introduction to Religious Education

Summer Semester

Day 1: 25 Jan or 16 April

Day 2-3: 17-18 April

9.00am – 4.00pm

 Hamilton

RE Advisors

SC502 Interpreting the New Testament
SC102 Introduction to the New Testament
Semester 1 Start date 30 January

Blended Learning

St Columbas

Frankton

Cynthia Piper
TH503 Church and Sacraments
TH103 History of the Sacraments

Semester 1

Start date 5 Mar

 

St Pauls

Ngaruawahia

Cynthia Piper

SC501 Understanding the Old Testament
SC101 Introduction to the Old Testament

Semester 1

Start date 20 March

Blended Learning

Hamilton

Cynthia Piper

PM501 Prayer and Liturgy
PM102 Introduction to Liturgy

Semester 1

6-7 April

11-12 May

6.00pm - 9.00pm Fri

9.00am – 4.00pm Sat

Rotorua

Cynthia Piper

TH501 What Catholics Believe (Cohort A)
Teachers New to Catholic Schools
TH101 Introduction to Catholicism

Winter Semester

Start date 8 May

Blended Learning 

Hamilton

Cynthia Piper

PM606 Traditions of Prayer
PM206 Traditions of Prayer

Winter Semester

Start date 23 June

Blended Learning 

Rotorua

Cynthia Piper

SC612 Letters of Paul

Semester 2

27 July, 17 Aug

9.00am - 4.00pm

Gisborne

TBA

RE502 Spirituality for Teachers
RE102 Introduction to Spirituality for Teachers

Semester 2

9-11 July      BLOCK

9.00am – 4.00pm

Hamilton

Paul Shannon

SC502 Interpreting the NewTestament
SC102 Introduction to the New Testament

Semester 2

23, 30 July, 6, 13, 20, 27 August

6.00pm – 9.00pm

Hamilton

Cynthia Piper

TH502 What is Theology?
TH102 Introduction to Theology

Semester 2

23,30 Aug; 20,27 Sept;18,25 Oct

6.00pm – 9.00pm

Hamilton

Cynthia Piper

TH603 Renewing the Church
TH203 Understanding Church
Semester 2 12-13 Oct, 2-3 Nov 

6.00pm - 9.00pm Fri

9.00am - 4.00pm Sat

Gisborne Cynthia Piper 
TH603 Renewing the Church
TH203 Understanding Church

Semester 2

19-20 Oct, 9-10 Nov

6.00pm-9.00pm Fri

9.00am – 4.00pm Sat

Hamilton

Cynthia Piper

RE503 Teaching Practice

Semester 2

As required

   

Cynthia Piper

 

Palmerston North 2018

Course Code and Title
Date(s)
Date(s)
Time
Site
Lecturer
SC501 Understanding the Old Testament
SC101 Introduction to the Old Testament 
Semester 1
26 January - May
Blended Learning 
9.00am – 4.00pm
Waipukurau 
Nick Wilson
TH504 Catholic Social Teaching
TH104 Social Issues: Catholic Social Teaching today 
Semester 1
16-18 April
9.00am – 4.00pm
Te Rau Aroha
Palmerston North
Rosalie Connors
RE501 Religious Education Today
RE101 Introduction to Religious Education
Semester 1
16-18 May   BLOCK
9.00am – 4.00pm
Te Rau Aroha
Palmerston North
Carmel Spencer
Jane Dravitzki
SC501 Understanding the Old Testament
SC101 Introduction to the Old Testament 
Semester 2
9-11 July
9.00am – 4.00pm
Te Rau Aroha
Palmerston North
Rosalie Connors
SC501 Understanding the Old Testament
SC101 Introduction to the Old Testament 
Semester 2
16-18 July
9.00am – 4.00pm
St Pius X School
New Plymouth
Rosalie Connors
SC501 Understanding the Old Testament
SC101 Introduction to the Old Testament 
Semester 2
1-3 October
9.00am – 4.00pm
Whanganui - venue TBC
Mark Richards
Kate Bell

Wellington 2018

Course Code and Title
Semester
Dates
Times
Site
Lecturer
RE502 Spirituality for Teachers    
RE102 Introduction to Spirituality for Teachers
Semester 1
29 Jan – Feb; March
4.00pm – 6.00pm
St Joseph’s School Upper Hutt
David Sullivan
RE502 Spirituality for Teachers    
RE102 Introduction to Spirituality for Teachers
Semester 1
30 Jan; Feb; March, 
27 April
4.00pm – 6.00pm
Schools Cluster
Wellington Nth (3)
David Sullivan
TH501 What Catholics Believe
TH101 Introduction to Catholicism
Semester 1
Wednesdays
31 Jan – 7 March
5.30 – 8.30 pm
Catholic Centre, Wellington
Catherine Gibbs
SC501 Understanding the Old Testament
SC101 Introduction to the Old Testament  
Semester 1
Wednesdays
14-28 Mar, 4-11 April,
2 May
5.30 – 8.30 pm
Catholic Centre
Dr Christopher Longhurst
TH502 What is Theology?
TH102 Introduction to Theology
Semester 1
27 April – Sep 4
 
Schools Cluster
Wellington East (3)
Dr Chris Duthie-Jung
RE501 Religious Education Today
RE101 Introduction to Religious Education
Semester 1
16-18 April
BLOCK
9.00am – 4.00pm
Catholic Centre
David Sullivan
TH501 What Catholics Believe
TH101 Introduction to Catholicism
Winter Semester
1 May, 12 Jun, 3 Jul
9.00am – 4.00pm
Sacred Heart Petone,
St Brendan's Heretaunga
David Sullivan
Dr Chris Duthie-Jung
RE502 Spirituality for Teachers
RE102 Introduction to Spirituality for Teachers
Semester 1
31 May, 1 June, 7 July
or 1 October, 25 October
 TBA Nelson David Sullivan
RE501 Religious Education Today (Cohort A)
 Teachers New to Catholic Schools
Semester 1  26 Jun, 31 July, 4 Sept 9.00am - 4.00pm Catholic Centre David Sullivan
RE502 Spirituality for Teachers    
RE102 Introduction to Spirituality for Teachers
Semester 2
9-11 July
BLOCK
9.00am – 4.00pm
Catholic Centre
David Sullivan
SC502 Interpreting the New Testament
SC102 Introduction to the New Testament
Semester 2
Wednesdays
25 July - 29 August
5.30 – 8.30 pm
Catholic Centre
Dr Christopher Longhurst
TH505 Issues in Christian Ethics
TH110 Introduction to Christian Morality
Semester 2
Thursdays
2, 16, 30 Aug
Blended Learning
5.30pm – 7.30pm
Catholic Centre
Dr John Kleinsman
PM632 Liturgical Leadership and Practice
PM232 Liturgical Leadership and Practice
Semester 2
10-11 August
31 Aug-1 Sept
Fri 5.30 - 8.30pm
Sat 9.00am - 4.00pm
Catholic Centre
Fr Patrick Bridgman
TH502 What is Theology?
TH102 Introduction to Theology
Semester 2
Wednesdays
5 Sept - 10 October
5.30 – 8.30 pm
Catholic Centre
Dr Christopher Longhurst
TH504a Catholic Social Teaching for Ministry
Semester 2
21-22 Sept
19-20 Oct
Fri 5.30 – 8.30pm
Sat 9.00am - 4.00pm
Catholic Centre
Catherine Gibbs
RE501 Religious Education Today
RE101 Introduction to Religious Education
Semester 2

Sun - Tues

30 Sept - 2 October

9.00am – 4.00pm Kaikoura and Blenheim Alan Grant 
TH502 What is Theology?
TH102 Introduction to Theology
Semester 2
TBA
Blended Learning
4.00pm – 6.00pm
St Joseph’s School
Levin
TBA
RE503 Teaching Practice
Summer Semester
TBA
 
Victoria University Wellington
David Sullivan

 

Christchurch 2018

Course Code and Title
Semester
Time
Dates
Site
Lecturer
TH504 Catholic Social Teaching (group 1 Mairehau)
TH104 Social Issues; Catholic Social Teaching Today
Semester 1
9.00 am-4.00 pm
3.30 pm-6.30 pm
26 January
27 February
Christchurch
Cushla O’Connor
TH504 Catholic Social Teaching (group 2 Burnside)
TH104 Social Issues; Catholic Social Teaching Today
Semester 1
 9.00 am-4.00 pm
3.30 pm-6.30 pm
26 January
20 February
Christchurch
Cushla O’Connor
TH504 Catholic Social Teaching (group 3 Papanui)
TH104 Social Issues; Catholic Social Teaching Today
Semester 1
9.00 am-4.00 pm
3.30 pm-6.30 pm
26 January
15 May
Christchurch
Cushla O’Connor
TH504 Catholic Social Teaching (group 4 Addington)
TH104 Social Issues; Catholic Social Teaching Today
Semester 1
9.00 am-4.00 pm
3.30 pm-6.30 pm
 26 January
20 March
Christchurch
Cushla O’Connor
TH504 Catholic Social Teaching (group 5 Secondary)
TH104 Social Issues; Catholic Social Teaching Today
Semester 1
9.00 am-4.00 pm
1.30 pm -4.30 pm
26 January
28 March
Christchurch
Cushla O’Connor
TH504 Catholic Social Teaching
TH104 Social Issues; Catholic Social Teaching Today
Semester 1
9.00 am-4.00 pm
3.30 pm-6.30 pm
10 February
 6 March
West Coast
Cushla O’Connor
TH504 Catholic Social Teaching
TH104 Social Issues; Catholic Social Teaching Today
Semester 1
9.00 am-4.00 pm
3.30 pm-6.30 pm
26 January
8 May
Ashburton
Cushla O’Connor
SC601 Gospel of Mark
SC201 Gospel of Mark
Semester 1 5.30 pm -8.30pm February 15,22 March,1,8,15,22 Christchurch Dr Kathleen Rushton RSM
SC604 Gospel of John
SC204 Gospel of John
Semester 1 9am-4pm  16-18 April   BLOCK Christchurch Dr Kathleen Rushton RSM
RE501 Religious Education Today
RE101 Introduction to Religious Education
Semester 1
9.00 am-4.00 pm
1.30 pm -4.30 pm
22 May
19 June
Christchurch
Cushla O’Connor
TH601 Sacraments Today
TH201/RE200 Understanding Sacraments
Winter Semester
9.00 am-4.00 pm
9-11 July    BLOCK
Christchurch
Sr Eleanor Capper RSJ
PM606 Traditions of Prayer
PM206 Traditions of Prayer
Semester 2
9.00 am-4.00 pm
1-3 October    BLOCK
Christchurch
Sr Eleanor Capper RSJ

Dunedin 2018

Course Code and Title
Semester
Dates
Time
Site
Lecturer
TH611 Catholic Social Teaching II
TH211 Catholic Social Teaching II
Semester 1 6 March - 11 April 4.00pm - 7.00pm St Francis Xavier  Fr Gerard Aynsley
RE502 Spirituality for Teachers
University of Otago Students
Semester 1 9 March - 20 May Blended Learning4.00pm – 6.00pm Otago University Sr Jan Ogilvy
SC502 Interpreting the New  Testament
SC102 Introduction to the New Testament
Semester 1 11-12 May, 21-22 June Blended Learning St Thomas AquinasWinton Katrina van de Water
TH604 The Liturgical Year
TH204 The Liturgical Year
Semester 2 11 October Blended Learning Invercargill Colin MacLeod
RE501 Religious Education Today
University of Otago Students
Semester 2 September/October Blended Learning4.00pm – 6.00pm Otago University Sr Jan Ogilvy

 Online and Distance 2018

Semester 1     19 February - 8 June

 

Code

Course Title

Lecturers                

LDPM632
LDPM332
Skills for Pastoral Leadership
Skills for Pastoral Leadership
 Dr Maya Bernardo
PM502
PMH102/PMP102/YM102
Spirituality for Ministry
Intro to Spirituality (Hospital, Prison or Youth) 
Kilian de Lacy 
PM503
PM101
Mission and Ministry
Church and Ministry

Prof Anne Tuohy &

Dr Maya Bernardo

PM505
YM101
Catholic Youth Ministry 
Catholic Youth Ministry 
Kathleen Field
PM631
LDPM331
Leadership and Ministry 
Leadership and Ministry 
Dr Maya Bernardo
RE501
RE101
Religious Education Today 
Introduction to Religious Education  
Lyn Smith
SC501
SC101
Understanding the Old Testament   
Introduction to the Old Testament
Dr Christopher Longhurst
SC606
SC206/RE200
The Synoptic Gospels (level 200 RE)
The Synoptic Gospels
Katrina van de Water
TH501
TH101  
What Catholics Believe   
Introduction to Catholicism
Dr Christopher Longhurst
TH503
TH103
Church and Sacraments  
History of the Sacraments
Prof Anne Tuohy
TH603
TH203
Renewing Church  
Understanding Church
Gary Finlay
TH611
Th211
Catholic Social Teaching II  
Catholic Social Teaching II
Catherine Gibbs
TH631
TH231
Catholic Spiritual Tradition
Catholic Spiritual Tradition
Jeanette Atabelo
TH633
LDPM333
Values and Ethics in Leadership  
Values and Ethics in Pastoral Leadership  
Dr John Kleinsman
TH336
Sacraments of the Church
Rev Patrick Bridgman

 

Semester 2     9 July - 26 October

Code

Course Title

Lecturers              

LDPM334
Pastoral Leadership in Synthesis
Dr Maya Bernardo
PM502
PMH502/PMP502/YM502
Spirituality for Ministry
Introduction to Spirituality for (hospital/prison/youth) ministry
Kilian de Lacy
PM504
PE101/PMH103/PMP103
Pastoral Ministry Praxis
Experience in Ministry/Pastoral Care of Sick/Prison
Kilian de Lacy?
RE502
RE102
Spirituality for Teachers    
Introduction to Spirituality for Teachers
Jeanette Atabelo
RE504
Teaching in a Catholic School
Lyn Smith
SC502
SC102
Interpreting the New Testament
Introduction to the New Testament
Dr Christopher Longhurst
SC603
SC203
Gospel of Luke/Acts
Gospel of Luke/Acts
Katrina van de Water
SC610
SC210
The Pentateuch
The Pentateuch
TBA
TH502
TH102
What is Theology?
Introduction to Theology
Dr Christopher Longhurst
TH504
TH504
Catholic Social Teaching
Social Issues: Catholic Social Teaching Today
Catherine Gibbs
TH505
TH110
Issues in Christian Ethics
Introduction to Christian Morality
Dr John Kleinsman
TH601
TH201/RE200
Sacraments Today (level 200 RE)
Understanding Sacraments
Fr Patrick Bridgman
TH602
TH202/RE200
The Person and Work of Jesus (level 200 RE)
An Introduction to Christology
Prof Anne Tuohy

 

Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Catholic Culture

(offered and awarded by the Australian Catholic University and taught in New Zealand)

Course Code and Title

Date

Time

Site

Lecturers

Catholic Ethos and Care of the Person

15-19 Jan

9:00am-4:00pm, Mon-Friday

Mercy Centre  Wellington

Ass Prof Rev Jamie Calder SJ MAPS

Ethics in a Faith Based Context

9-13 July

9:00am-4:00pm, Mon-Friday

Mercy Centre, Wellington

Dr Stewart Braun