- TEACHING AND LEARNING
There are two formal courses with qualifications, supported by this Diocese, offering talks and workshops on Theology, Church teaching, Prayer, Scripture and Faith in action. These are the:
2. Loyola Certificate in Pastoral Ministry
- PUBLIC TALKS AND WORKSHOPS
Details of events will be posted on the Formation and Mission news page. We hope you can find something that suits you. If you have an idea about something you would like to study in more depth, let us know and we will try to help.
There is a Library at the Hallam Pastoral Centre with many books and resources of interest on Theology, Scripture, Pastoral Studies, Catechesis, Religious Education, Spirituality, Religious Life, Biographies of Holy Women and Men, Feminist Theology, Ecumenism, The Church, Papal Documents (Including the Documents of vatican II). Most of these are available for loan though some are for reference only. If you would like to visit the Library, please contact Matthew on tel. 0114 2566401 or email on [email protected] to make an arrangement. If you are unable to visit but would like to borrow a particular book, please get in touch and we will try to help. Anyone is invited and welcome to take part in our courses and events, including people from other Christian denominations, other faiths and people of no faith. We look forward to meeting you soon. Dr Fionnuala Frances: Coordinator of Adult Formation and Mission Kevan Grady: Associate Coordinator of Adult Formation and Mission To Contact us: email: [email protected] (Please note: by emailing us, you consent to your submitted details being collected, stored and used by the Diocese of Hallam only for the purpose or purposes for which you have provided them to us. Read more in our Privacy and Security Policy.)
Our mission is to encourage and help anyone and everyone to learn more about and develop a deeper understanding of the Christian faith. We do this through:
- Courses and qualifications such as the Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies (CCRS) and the Loyola Certificate in Pastoral Minstry.
- Supporting Church initiatives such as the Year of the Word: God Who Speaks.
- Public talks and workshops on theology, Church teaching and Christian living.
- Resources such as the Hallam Pastoral Centre library and on-line materials.
- Making use of the skilled lay, religious and ordained people engaged in this work in the diocese and beyond.
- Working with deaneries and parishes to develop learning and resources at the local level.
- Representing Hallam at regional and national bodies.
Anyone is welcome to take part in our courses and events, including people from other Christian denominations, other faiths and people of no faith.
We are providing support, resources and encouragement and are keen to share more widely the variety of Good News and Events going on in parishes. To keep up to date with all our news and events check the 'News & Events' tab on this page. We would be glad to hear from you about the formation and mission work going on in your parish.
Get Involved 'Expressions of interest' are welcome. If you are interested in teaching on a course or leading an event for your parish or community with us, please get in touch with your ideas, and we can arrange to discuss this further.
Email: [email protected]
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The department has a range of books, leaflets and multimedia resources available for use by parishes and groups. Our staff are also available to help lead and plan adult formation events, and to advise on suitable resources, courses and adult education opportunities. It also includes links to resources from other sources and multimedia recommendations for individual, group or parish use.
The department is located at the Hallam Pastoral Centre in Sheffield, South Yorkshire (click to find us). The normal office hours are 8.30 am - 4.30 pm.
Formation and Mission Team Hallam Pastoral Centre St Charles Street Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 3WU UK
You can contact us by phone , email , fax, or post:
Phone: 0114 256 6410 Fax: 0114 256 2673 Email: [email protected] (Please note: by emailing us, you consent to your submitted details being collected, stored and used by the Diocese of Hallam only for the purpose or purposes for which you have provided them to us. Read more in our Privacy and Security Policy.)