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  CICM Maryhill School of Theology (MST) seeks to respond to the signs of the times. It offers students an opportunity for intellectual and spiritual renewal in the contemporary world. The means to this goal is the MST curriculum as applied in the Adult Theological Education Program (ATEP) and Graduate programs through which students can develop their areas of competence in order to contribute to advancing well-being and renewal in the church and the world.

Registration Period - March 10 to 29, 2014
Start of Classes: April 1, 2014
Schedule of Fees        
Tuition Fee /unit P 385.00   Student Activity Fee P 220.00
Library Fee /unit 143.00   Audiovisual Fee 341.00
Library Fee / (9 units & above) 1,287.00   Dropping/Load Revision (per course) 165.00
Registration Fee 105.00   Aircon Fee (per course) 165.00
Late Registration Fee 275.00   Hand-outs (per course) 165.00
Miscellaneous Fee 205.00   Workshop Fee (only for Pastoral Counseling) 550.00
Enrollment Procedures
1. Submit the following to the Registrar after due consultation with the Assistant to the Dean/Academic Dean:
  For Degree Students:  
  a. Two (2) 1x1 ID pictures  
  b. Original transcript of records and certificate of transfer credential (new students).  
  c. Registration approved by the Dean  
  For Audit Students  
  a. Two (2) 1x1 ID pictures  
  b. Photocopy of college transcript of records (TOR)  
  c. Registration form approved by the Dean  
  NB: New enrollees are also required to fill out an application form. Foreigners must submit a copy of their ACR visa papers and authenticated transcript of record with English translation.  
2. Submit completed forms to the Cashier for assessment and settlement of accounts. At least fifty percent (50%) of the total school fees must be paid upon enrollment and the balance must be settled before midterm exams. Classcard(s) will be issued after payment of fees. No student will be admitted in class without a duly signed class card.
  • The Adult Theological Education Program (ATEP) is designed for the on-going formation of priests, religious and lay leaders, for the faculty development of Catholic schools, and for personal updating. After finishing the 15 courses, they may obtain a certificate of completion. An interview with the Assistant to the Dean is necessary before enrollment for proper guidance .
  • MA RELIGIOUS STUDIES is an academic degree requiring a minimum of 15 major courses [45 units of 3 units each which can be finished in 2 years (4 courses per semester) or less, if some courses are to be taken in summer]. The comprehensive exams can be taken in the first semester of the third year, while the thesis proposal in preparation for thesis writing can be done in the second semester.

  • MA PASTORAL MINISTRY is a professional, non-thesis degree requiring a minimum of 15 major courses (45 units of 3 units each) plus at least 9 units of pastoral ministry courses. Students can finish the courses in 2 1/2 years (4 courses per semester) or less, if some courses are taken in summer. The comprehensive exams can be taken in the first or second semester of the third year, while the project paper (equivalent of thesis) can be done afterwards.
  • During the semesters, classes for lay and religious professionals are held on weekdays, 6:00-8:00 in the evening; and on Saturdays, 8:00-10:00 and 10:15-12:10 in the morning.  Summer courses are offered from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 12:00 in the morning.

    A minimum class size of 12 students is required in order for a course not to be cancelled.  Any payment made for a cancelled course will be refunded.  Each course is equivalent to three (3) units.
  FIRST SESSION: April 1 - 5, April 7 - 12, 2014  
  8:00 AM - 12:00 NN    
  Th004: New Testament I   [A]
  Fr. Gil Alinsangan, SSP    
  The course is a study of the story behind the gospels, i.e., of what happened to Jesus' teachings and the reports of his deeds, from the time of his earthly ministry until the writing of the gospels, with special emphasis on the role of the early Christian communities and their sociological settings. The structure, outline and main themes of the Synoptic Gospels and Acts are discussed.
Added to this is a detailed study of selected gospel passages and their application to the presentday
  Th202: Theology of the Church   [B]
  Fr. Lode Wostyn, CICM    
  After a short study of the present-day situation of the Church (see), the course considers the origin of the Church and the faith reflection on the Church's identity in the New Testament, Tradition, and Vatican Council II (discern). This faith-reflection calls for a new pastoral praxis (act). Special attention is given to issues in the Philippine and Asian contexts. (Prerequisite: Fundamental Theology).
  Th003: Old Testament I: Introduction   [A]
  Fr. Rudolf Horst, SVD    
  After a brief introduction to the Old Testament in general, the course offers an overview of the development of Israel's historical literature and theological insights from Abraham down to the first century B.C.E. The overview is followed by a more detailed study of the Torah with special emphasis on the Books of Genesis and Exodus. A brief discussion on deuteronomic history that makes the transition to the prophetic literature will conclude the course.
  April 1 to 5, 2014    
  8:00 AM - 12:00 NN, 1:00 - 5:00 PM  
  Th601: Pastoral Counseling   [C]
  Fr. Arsie Lumiqued Jr., MSC    
  This course aims to provide practitioners in pastoral counseling a basic framework in
helping skills as applied to individuals, pre-marital couples, married couples, and
families. It attempts to inculturate a person's psychodynamics in the context of the
family in a Philippine setting using the psycho-spiritual approach in three dimensions: intra-personal, inter-personal, and meta-personal.
  SECOND SESSION: April 21 - 25, April 28 to May 2, 2014
  8:00am - 12:00nn    
  Th005: Fundamental Theology   [A]
  Fr. Richard Diaz, CICM    
  The course deals with the basic realities and processes which need to be taken into account inunderstanding Revelation-Faith today. After a general introduction to theology, the basic principles of theologizing-the mutual interaction of the Judaea-Christian Tradition and contemporary human experiences - is discussed. The fundamental relationship between God and humanity is seen and elaborated from this perspective of doing theology.
  Th001: Research Methodology I   [A]
  Fr. Dave Capucao    
  Research Methodology I will orient students on the basic principles and paradigms of critical and scientific thinking that inform biblical, theological, religious and pastoral research. They will be familiarized with the basic steps, formats, methods and tools involved in incepting, planning and doing research. They will acquire basic knowledge and skills in certain tasks and procedures that are required in research work. They will also be acquainted with the Turabian style of documentation and other styles. The course prepares students for the advanced course of
Research Methodology II.
  April 21 to 25, April 28 to May 2, 2014  
  1:00 - 5:00 PM    
  Th002: Research Methodology II   [B]
  Fr. Dave Capucao    
  The course will help students apply and deepen their knowledge and skills in research, particularly in conducting the review of related literature, formulating the statement of the research problem, developing the research methodology, composing the research plan (proposal) for a thesis or project paper, implementing the research plan, as well as documenting, writing up and presenting the results of the study. Students will be acquainted with the different types of research (biblical/religious/theological/pastoral) and their methodological requirements.
(Prerequisite: Research Methodology I).
  THIRD SESSION: May 5 to 9 and May 12 to 16, 2014  
  8:00 AM - 12:00 NN    
  Th006: Fundamental Moral Theology [A]
  Fr. Rolando Tuazon, CM    
  The course deals with the fundamental principles and concepts of Christian Ethics against the background of different moral visions and ethical perspectives and the historical development in moral reasoning and living, especially during the Second Vatican Council, it asserts the specific character and role of Christian morality in the formation of individual characters and in the transformation of the social order in its different aspects.
  Th104: New Testament II: Johannine Literature [B]
  Fr. Ver Miranda, CICM    
  A study of the Johannine writings, especially the fourth gospel: its distinctive style and theology, overall structure and content, major themes and motifs. From the "Johannine tradition", the course will survey the First Epistle of John and selected passages in the Book of Revelation. (Prerequisite: New Testament I)