RGP3682HS  Integration For Ministry III: Theory and Practice    2011 Winter 

Michael Kolarcik, S.J.

Course Description:  A seminar in which the participants reflect on the process of integration in their personal and ministerial lives within the context of doing theology throughout the course of the MAinMS program.

Course Requirements: 
  1. Attendance
  2. Class Participation: Listening and Speaking
  3. Assigned Readings
  4. Writing and sharing one’s story of integration in the context of the MAinMS program 

Objectives: To enable the participants to uncover and to articulate the meaning of their inner and outer experience resulting from their critical interaction with the content of academic studies, community and liturgical life, and ministry within the context of the MAinMS program.



Hathaway, Patricia Cooney. Weaving Faith and Experience: A Woman’s Perspective. Cincinnati: St. Anthony Messenger, 2010.   (BX2353.C66 2010)

Levinson, Daniel, and Judy D. Levinson. Seasons of a Woman’s Life. New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1996. 

Levinson, Daniel. Seasons of a Man’s Life. New York: Ballantine Books 1979.

Palmer, Parker. A Hidden Wholeness: The Journey Toward an Undivided Life. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2004. (BV4501.3.P35 2004)

Rohr, Richard. Everything Belongs: the Gift of Contemplative Prayer. New York: Crossroad, 2003.

Rohr, Richard. The Naked Now: Learning To See As the Mystics See. New York: Crossroad, 2009. (Kelly BV5082/3/R64 2009)

Rohr, Richard, Job and the Mystery of Suffering: Spiritual Reflections. New York: Crossroad, 1996.

Rohr, Richard, On the Threshold of Transformation: Daily Meditations for Men. Compiled by Tom McGrath, Joe Durepos. Chicago: Loyola, 2010.


1)  a-  


Written-distributed and shared story of your integration of spirituality, ministry and study during the course of the MAinMS program.

Write and share your dreams and vision of future ministry in light of the path you have traveled throughout the program.

Final reflection and evaluation of the course



Outline of Course Meetings: Tuesdays 4:30-6:20 pm

1)  Jan 11 

2)  Jan 18  -- Sandy Lai

3)  Jan 25 -- Pearl Sluman

4)  Feb 1  -- Ursula Jacko

5)  Feb 8  -- Antoinette Agostinelli

6)  Feb 15 --  George Sytnyk

February 22nd    READING WEEK,  NO MEETING

7)  Mar 1  --  Greta Delonghi,  Theresa Lee

8)  Mar 8   --  Candis Peniston, Belinda Fernandez


9)  Mar 22  --  Theresa Bielawski, Victoria Clarke

10) Mar 29 --  Lois Shaw

11) Apr 5  --  Silva Redigonda

12) Apr 12-13     CLOSURE  RETREAT