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St. Mary's Catholic Educational Institute 
Online

Welcome to St. Mary's Catholic Institute Online, a dedicated department passionately committed to the global evangelization of the Catholic faith. At the heart of our mission is the belief that the teachings of the Catholic Church are a beacon of hope and spiritual guidance for people across the globe.

About Our Institute

St. Mary's Catholic Institute Online serves as a dynamic hub where individuals from diverse backgrounds can come together to deepen their understanding of the Catholic faith and engage in meaningful conversations about spirituality. Our online platform provides a virtual space for fostering a sense of community, connecting believers worldwide, and spreading the message of love, compassion, and faith.

St. Marys Catholic Institute I Online

Our Belief

At St. Mary's Catholic Institute Online, we believe in the transformative power of education and community. By embracing the digital landscape, we strive to bring the message of Christ to people of all ages and backgrounds. Join us in our mission to spread the light of the Catholic faith, fostering a global community of believers united in their love for God and their commitment to making the world a better place.

Through innovative online programs, courses, and resources, we aim to empower individuals to embrace and share the Catholic faith with confidence. Our expertly crafted curriculum covers a wide range of topics, from the foundational tenets of Catholicism to the exploration of contemporary issues facing believers today. Whether you are a lifelong Catholic seeking to deepen your knowledge or someone curious about the faith, St. Mary's Catholic Institute Online welcomes you on a journey of spiritual growth and enlightenment.

We recognize the importance of leveraging modern technology to reach individuals in every corner of the world. Our dedicated team of educators, theologians, and spiritual leaders collaborates to create engaging content that is accessible to all, transcending geographical boundaries and cultural differences.

Our 
Catholic Educational and Leadership courses:

Updated: 2/2023

Below is a list of Catholic Educational and Leadership courses that are offered:

 

1. Foundations of Catholic Teaching

   - An exploration of the fundamental principles and doctrines of the Catholic faith, providing a solid grounding for further studies in Catholic education and leadership.

 

2. Catholic Ethics and Morality

   - Examining the ethical teachings of the Catholic Church and their application in personal and professional life, with a focus on moral decision-making and social justice.

 

3. Catholic Educational Philosophy

   - Delving into the distinctive philosophy of Catholic education, exploring the integration of faith and reason, and understanding the role of education in the formation of individuals.

 

4. Catholic Leadership Principles

   - A course designed to equip individuals with the skills and knowledge necessary for effective leadership within Catholic institutions, emphasizing servant leadership and ethical decision-making.

 

5. Theology of Catholic Education

   - Exploring the theological foundations of Catholic education, including the role of theology in shaping curriculum, pedagogy, and the overall educational environment.

 

6. Catechetics and Religious Education

   - Examining methods and strategies for teaching the Catholic faith, with a focus on catechism, religious education curriculum development, and engaging pedagogical approaches.

 

7. Spiritual Formation for Educators and Leaders

   - Providing guidance on personal and spiritual development for those involved in Catholic education and leadership, with an emphasis on prayer, reflection, and spiritual practices.

 

8. Canon Law for Catholic Institutions

   - An overview of the canon law principles relevant to Catholic educational institutions, addressing governance structures, rights and responsibilities, and compliance with Church regulations.

 

9. Interfaith Dialogue and Catholic Leadership

   - Exploring the principles of interfaith dialogue and understanding, with a focus on fostering collaboration and respectful engagement in a diverse religious landscape.

 

10. Catholic Social Teaching in Action

    - Applying the principles of Catholic social teaching to leadership roles, with a focus on promoting justice, human dignity, and solidarity in educational and community settings.

Head Tutor

Paula Elizabeth Andrews

Meet Paula Andrews, the dedicated tutor for Catholic Studies at St. Mary's Catholic Institute. With a profound commitment to nurturing a deep understanding of the Catholic faith, Paula brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to her role. As an experienced educator, she creates an engaging and supportive learning environment, fostering intellectual curiosity and spiritual growth. Paula's approach blends academic rigor with a genuine enthusiasm for sharing the richness of Catholic teachings. Her commitment to guiding students on their faith journey makes her a valuable mentor, inspiring a love for learning and a profound connection to the principles that define Catholicism. Under Paula's guidance, students at St. Mary's Catholic Institute embark on a transformative educational experience that goes beyond the classroom, shaping them into informed, compassionate, and spiritually grounded individuals.

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