PHILIPPINES: John Paul II Institute offers summer course on marriage, family

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The Pope John Paul II National Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family (PJPII) in Bacolod City, a learning and formation center that provides programs on marriage, family and life according to teachings of the Church, is now offering a Masters of Education in Marriage and Family which will entail four weeks of studies for four consecutive summers.

Launched last summer of April 16, 2012, the program is now open to continuing and new students.  For the summer of 2013, the course will run from April 8 until April 27.

Fr. Ronald Quijano, the Academic Dean of the Institute, recalled that Pope-emeritus Benedict XVI, in his 2011 address to the Pontifical Council for the Family, emphasized that “the New Evangelization is inseparable from the Christian family”.

The summer course is designed considering that many professionals who are already involved in the family and life ministry of their respective dioceses or parishes need further training to face the challenges of the New Evangelization.

Students enrolling for the summer course will have the chance to study with no charges for tuition or board and lodging while enrolled in Bacolod. Only P5,000 for miscellaneous, and P300 for entrance examinations for new students,  are needed for enrolment for the Masters of Education in Marriage and Family at the Pope John Paul II National Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family.

Graduates of the summer courses on Masters of Education in Marriage and Family will receive a degree from the University of St. La Salle-Bacolod that would qualify them to teach or be employed in all types of institutions, either civil or ecclesiastical.

Interested parties may get in touch with the John Paul II National Institute at telephone numbers   (034) 4348396 or (034) 4322877, or email jpnatin@yahoo.com.  

Sources:   

http://www.cbcpnews.com/cbcpnews/?p=14604

http://www.usls.edu.ph/pjp/