There are over 100 short courses on offer ranging in duration from 3 weeks (Seminar) to 5 weeks.
Each course is tightly structured around these weeks with participants expected to complete 5-7 hours per week (25-35 hours per five-week course) in reading, posting own thoughts and reflecting on others.
Courses also range from ‘Basic’ through ‘Intermediate’ to ‘Advanced’. Usually a participant would complete courses at the first two levels before attempting the third.
Most readings are online. However, sometimes a book will need to be borrowed, purchased or downloaded as the ‘mandatory’ text.
Areas of study include: Liturgy, Sacraments and RCIA, Prayer, Scripture, Leadership, Church History, Social Justice, Pastoral Care, and Youth Ministry
You can find details of the courses and subjects offered here
Please contact Tony Worner (VLCFF Coordinator for the Lismore Diocese) to talk about your current ministry situation or what you hope to study to enable us to assist you with working out (discerning) your formation learning pathway in the VLCFF.