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We offer a variety of programs and certifications. Cursos de Español

Which program is right for me?
What Program is Right for Me?
Program Title Ideal For What You Will Learn Time Commitment Cost Applying

Take a Single Course

Curious Catholics, Parish Catechist All of our courses are designed to help students encounter the person of Jesus Christ by providing a systematic, comprehensive overview of Catholic doctrine, as presented in the Scriptures and the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Courses are taught at an introductory undergraduate level. Once a week, three hours for 5 weeks for an AFF course or 2 Saturdays 8:00 -4:30 for PL course $175 for a 5-week course, $90 for a parish leadership course, 2 Saturdays $20 for an Essential 6-hour course Visit our website www.kinoinstitute.org to register for an individual course or call our office at 602-354-2300. Registrations are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Essentials of the Catholic Faith

Curious Catholics, Parish Catechist, Catholic School Teachers Essentials of the Catholic Faith is a shorter program that offers the participant a more compact introduction to the teachings of Christ, for the purpose of knowing and following Jesus more deeply. Eight 6-hour sessions, Offered one Saturday a month throughout the year or during the summer 2-week intensive course Monday through Friday $125 for 8 sessions $150 for ESS, plus 2 sessions for catechist certification. Fill our application form and return along with $20 application fee. Admission essay required.

Adult Faith Formation

Curious Catholics, Parents, Parish Catechists, Parish volunteers All of our courses are designed to help students encounter the person of Jesus Christ by providing a systematic, comprehensive overview of Catholic doctrine, as presented in the Scriptures and the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Courses are taught at an introductory undergraduate level. This is a 2-year certificate program. Classes meet once a week, three hours for 5 weeks. You can take these classes in our morning session 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. or our evening session 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. $1,050.00 for credit (per year) $1,000 AUDIT (per year) Fill our application form and return along with $20 application fee. Admission essay required.

Adult Faith Formation + Parish Leadership

Curious Catholics, Parish Catechists, Parish Volunteers, Parish Managers/ Administration, Deacon Inquirers The Adult Faith Formation and Parish Leadership Combined program is also offered together as an in-depth, two-year catechist certification and faith formation program, intended for Catholics desiring deeper formation, and a comprehensive overview of the Faith. Parish Leadership (PL) courses are designed to equip current and aspiring leaders for effective service in the parish. This is a 2-year certificate program. Classes meet once a week, three hours for 5 weeks for the AFF classes and on selected Saturdays 8:00 -4:30. There are 4, 2-Saturday classes throughout the two years. $1,150 for credit (per year) $1,100 Audit (per year) Fill our application form and return along with $20 application fee. Two recommendation letters required. One must be from your current Pastor. Second letter from someone that has preferably worked with you in a parish setting. Admission essay required.