The School of Christian Formation for the Diocese of Palm Beach is a program for adult Catholics who wish to learn more about the rich traditions of their faith.  Classes provide introductions to the major topics and historical periods of the Catholic faith.  This program resembles the same academic curriculum as the Master in Divinity at St. Vincent the Paul Seminary but at a fundamental level.

St. Vincent Ferrer is blessed to be part of this wonderful program and we invite you to enroll.  The classes will be on Tuesdays from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Kellaghan Hall.

2023 – 2024 SCHEDULE

Introduction to the Bible:    August 8, 22, 29; September 5, 12, 19, 20

Old Testament:                       October 17, 24,31; November 7, 14,21

New Testament:                     January 9, 16, 23, 30;  February 6, 13

Christology:                             Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26;  April 2, 9


The classes will be one evening per week, for a total of six classes (twelve hours) taught during the Fall and Spring Semesters. You may attend individual courses for credit or follow the entire three-year program which concludes with the granting of a certificate of completion awarded by Bishop Barbarito at the school’s annual graduation ceremony as Agent of Evangelization.

The program follows the new Catechism of the Catholic Church in three divisions – Our Faith, Celebrating Our Faith, and Living Our Faith as the Master in Divinity at St. Vincent the Paul Seminary.  Our parish and the Diocese strongly recommends these courses for all the faithful, especially those serving in liturgical, educational and spiritual ministries.   The registration fee is $10 and textbooks range from $10 to $20 per course.  The Diocese also offers scholarships for those in need.

For more information, please contact Angelica Aguilera, Director of Faith Formation at (561) 276-6892 ext. 1305  or faithformation@stvincentferrer.com.


Introduction to the Bible Vatican II History of the Church
Old Testament Introduction Ecclesiology Social Justice
New Testament Introduction Liturgy and Sacraments Pastoral Ministry & Evangelization
Christology Christian Morality Spirituality



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