Information for Deacon Inquirers

The Pontifical College Josephinum is pleased to serve the local Catholic community by offering courses for those interested in the Order of Deacon in the Roman Catholic Church. For the 2013-2014 academic year, the Josephinum is offering courses to help you fulfill the prerequisite courses a candidate to the diocesan diaconate program must successfully complete before he begins the aspirancy year.

The tuition is $600 for a three credit hour course, which meets on 14 Saturdays throughout the term. If you have never taken a course at the Josephinum, there is a $25 nonrefundable application fee.

For more information, please contact the Registrar’s Office at the Pontifical College Josephinum via e-mail or by phone 614-985-2225. We look forward to welcoming you to campus as you discern your diaconate vocation, as we help you fulfill your academic prerequisite requirements!

Spring Semester 2014

On Saturdays during the Spring 2014 semester, the following courses will be offered.

DO 946 D: Theology of the Diaconate – Deacon Frank Iannarino 

HS 521 D:  Church History – Dr. Eric Graff

DO 717 D:  Fundamental Theology – Dr. Perry Cahall

UTHE 226 D: Introduction to New Testament – Dr. Enrique Aguilar

These 3 credit hour courses will be held on the following dates:

       January 18, 25    

       February 1, 8, 15, 22

       March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

       April 5, 12, 26

       May 3 –Final Exam

Note: As of December 5, 2013, the time slots for Fundamental Theology and Church History have switched. Please see the registration form linked below.


Deacon Inquirer Application

Spring 2014 Registration Form