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Distance Learning Program for the Diaconate

Diaconorum, Diaconis, a Diaconis
(Of Deacons, By Deacons, For Deacons)

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Since 1888, the Josephinum has continued the vision of its founder, Msgr. Joseph Jessing, by preparing clergy for the new evangelization and to serve the pastoral needs of the Church. In fidelity to that vision, the Josephinum now provides educational resources through distance-learning and other technology-based media, delivering continuing education programs to priests and deacons throughout North America.

Practical Education for Practical Men

Deacons enrolled in the Distance Learning Program for the Diaconate:

• complete courses in 12 weeks or less;
• earn 2 semester-hours of credit from the Josephinum for each course;
• gain knowledge from a practical pastoral focus, including topics such as pastoral care of the family, medical morality, Hispanic ministry, hospital chaplaincy, and Canon Law for deacons; and,
• learn from experienced deacon-facilitators with both academic credentials and real-world experience.

All learning outcomes are linked to the applicable standards contained in Appendix I of the National Directory for the Formation, Ministry and Life of Permanent Deacons in the United States.

Distance Learning Program for the Diaconate
The Pontifical College Josephinum
7625 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43235
1-877-9DEACON (toll free)
1-877-933-2266
deacons@pcj.edu