Program of Priestly Studies

First-Year Novitiate

Lectio Divina—Old Testament
Religious Life
Marian Life and Consecration
Introduction to Prayer
Introduction to Catechism
Constitutions of Our Order
Life of St. Norbert
History of the Order
Gregorian Chant
Latin
 

Second-Year Novitiate

Lectio Divina—New Testament
Religious Life
Spiritual Theology
Introduction to Liturgy
Canon Law
St. Augustine
History of Canonical Life
Gregorian Chant
Latin
 

First-Year Philosophy

Logic
Philosophy of Nature
Philosophy of the Soul
History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
Latin
 

Second-Year Philosophy

Ethics
Social Ethics
Metaphysics
History of Modern Philosophy
Latin
 

Third-Year Philosophy ("Map Year")

Nineteenth-Century Catholic Philosophy
Theology and History
Theological Aesthetics: Early Christian and Medieval Art and Architecture
The Catholic Shakespeare
Twentieth-Century Catholic Philosophy
Twentieth-Century Catholic Theology
Christianity and Politics
The Catholic Novel
Latin
 

First-Year Theology

Introduction to Theology and Scripture
De Deo Uno
Early Church and Patristics
Synoptic Gospels
De Deo Trino
De Deo Creante

Beatitude and the Human Act
Historical Books of the Old Testament
Greek
 

Second-Year Theology

De Verbo Incarnato
​De Lege et Gratia

​Passions, Virtues, and Gifts of the Holy Spirit
The Prophets
Redemption
The Sacraments in General, Baptism, and Confirmation
The Cardinal Virtues
St. Paul
 

Third-Year Theology

Ecclesiology
​Canon Law
The Theological Virtues
Wisdom Literature
The Eucharist and Orders
Penance
Marriage
St. John

To download course descriptions from our theologate, the Oratory of St. Philip Neri in Toronto, click here. To learn more about the "Map Year" (third-year philosophy in Toronto), click here.