Diploma in Youth Ministry

WINTER-FALL 2022

Evening online training

FRENCH AND ENGLISH

This degree totals 15 credits and is acquired through online sessions. It is designed to train and equip you for ministry to youth and young adults.

Participants are introduced to a theological understanding and focus on youth culture, youth development, and ministering to them in a variety of settings.

This program includes a variety of concise courses from a perspective of the Catholic Tradition, founded on Scripture, Jesus and the Sacraments. It introduces participants to a dynamic, faith-filled and holistic approach specifically designed to respond to the diverse and rapidly changing needs of this new generation. This approach seeks to equip leaders who work with children, teenagers, young adults, and their families, within their various settings.

This diploma is designed for adults working with young people who wish to develop the skills to engage and accompany the young generations in their faith journey. This pedagogical and existential project aims at transforming our society by motivating younger generations to rediscover and integrate into contemporary culture the most fundamental anthropological values that we all need to live in solidarity and fraternity.

The program is addressed to:

  • Parents
  • Pastoral workers
  • Catechists
  • Youth Ministry leaders and Youth workers
  • Those who work in the Community Recreation and Leadership field
  • Teachers, instructors and coaches
  • Social workers

The program represents:

  • A New vision for Youth and Young adult Ministry
  • Practical tools for a new fruitful evangelization
  • Best practices and strategies for youth ministry,
  • Knowledge and faith experiences
  • Fruitful, intentional, sustainable, balanced pastoral approach.
  • New dynamism in its language, methods and expressions
  • New and creative approaches to youth ministry to facilitate the accompaniment of the digital generations of youth who represent new needs, especially in this time of pandemic or post-pandemic

If you wish to participate in this program, you must first complete the ADMISSION process and then register in the following form.

Admission process

You can participate in all the courses offered as a free student.

See the fees here

For any questions or additional information, please contact:

registraire@iftm.ca
514 935-1169 ext 216

Download the diploma brochure

Registration form

COURSE OF THE PROGRAM

  • The Old Testament: How does it speak to us today?, 1 cr.
  • How to read and understand the Gospels, 1 cr.
  • Keys to Reading the Letters of the New Testament and the Acts of the Apostles, 1 cr.
  • God in Dialogue with Humanity (Fundamental Theology), 1 cr.
  • God with us: Who is Jesus Christ and what is his mission and impact in the life of the Church and contemporary society? (Christology), 1 cr.
  • God, Jesus and the Church: What is the valid life project and plan of action for the generation of today and tomorrow? (Ecclesiology), 1 cr.
  • « Man and woman, He created them »: what is the original plan for the human being? 1cr.
  • Christian vision of love and friendship: understanding and new perspectives, 1 cr.
  • The art of building good and harmonious interpersonal relationships: some theological inspirations, 1 cr.
  • Introduction to building a hybrid pastoral approach: integrating in person and digital ministry, 1 cr.
  • Framework for Youth Ministry, 1 cr.
  • Implementing Youth Ministry, 1 cr.
  • Leadership Foundations for Youth Ministry, 1 cr.
  • The major challenges of intercultural pastoral care: welcoming, protecting, promoting and integrating migrants and refugees, 1 cr.
  • « Christus vivit »: He is alive and He wants you to live. New avenues for the accompaniment of youth! 1 cr.

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