Goals & Objectives
Goal: The program will prepare seminarians to stand and act in the community in the name and person of Jesus Christ, high priest and shepherd (same goal as the KST plan)
- Seminarians are able to be a loving and comforting presence to the aged and the poor.
- Seminarians are able to minister to youth and effectively teach the Catholic faith.
Artifacts: Apostolic Service Evaluations, Evaluations of Fourth Year Service, Self Evaluations
Goal: The program will help seminarians acquire human wisdom through study of the liberal arts and philosophy and thereby prepare for theological study.
- Seminarians have knowledge of the liberal arts rooted in the western Christian tradition and the ability to think critically and communicate effectively.
- Seminarians have knowledge of the major branches of historical and systematic, especially Thomistic philosophy and the ability to think philosophically.
- Seminarians have developed the habits and commitment that supports life-long learning.
Artifacts: CAAP Test, Evaluations of Capstone Project, Self-Evaluations, Focus Group Questions at end of Theology I
Human and Spiritual Formation
Goal: The program will help seminarians grow in communion with Christ and become an apt instrument of Christ’s grace to others.
- Seminarians have acquired a level of affective maturity and intimacy with Christ that leads to growing self-awareness, self-mastery and freedom to give themselves in service to others.
Artifacts: Formation Advisor’s reports, Peer Evaluations, Self Evaluations
Data will be gathered during Assessment Day activities each spring. Reports will be created by Coordinator of Assessment, then discussed during a Fall Faculty Workshop