The Gathering, 8 November 2014

You are welcome to The Gathering, a group dedicated to faith formation and fellowship

Theme: Eucharist as source and summit of Christian life

Venue: Redemptorist Community, 10 Majella Crt. Kew

Date: Saturday, 8 November, 2014 10:30 am-4:00 pm

Please see details in this flyer.

Public Lecture: Steps of the Heart: Angela of Foligno and affective Franciscan spirituality

Presenter: Professor Piroska Nagy of Université du Québec à Montréal
Time: Wednesday 5 November, 2014 at 7:30pm
Location: YTU Study Centre
Details: Please see this flyer for details.

SRC Newsletters

The latest SRC Newsletter — for week commencing October 27 — is now available. Please visit the SRC News page: go to the “Newsletters” menu and choose the “SRC News” item.

YTU Public Lectures: ‘The Synod and the Family – Two Pastoral Reflections’

Dates: Tuesday 11 November 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
Tuesday 25 November 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
Venue: YTU Study Centre, 34 Bedford St, Box Hill
Cost: $5 or gold coin
Parking: free

Please see this flyer for details.

University of Divinity Graduation: 20 March 2015

If you will have successfully completed your course of study by the end of 2014, you can graduate on 20 March 2015. Please see this flyer for details about the process and the venue.

YTU Handbook 2015

The YTU Handbook for 2015 is now available for download.

Social Policy Connections Newsletter, October 2014

You can read the October 2014 newsletter by clicking on this link. This newsletter — as well as previous editions — can be found on the SPC website.

Graduate Certificate in Teaching Religious Education – 2015

YTU offers the course, Graduate Certificate in Teaching Religious Education, which is taught at the rate of one unit per semester over two years at Box Hill and Sale.

When the course is successfully completed, a registered teacher in a Catholic school can apply to the Catholic Education Office for accreditation to teach religious education in a Catholic school.

The Catholic Education Office Melbourne (CEOM) offers sponsorship for many applicants. Notice of the availability of sponsorship can be found on the CEVN website (Catholic Education Victoria Network). However, applications for 2015 sponsorship closed Friday 22 August 2014.

The Catholic Education Office in Ballarat also offers sponsorship, and Application forms are available from the CEO (Ballarat) website and completed applications are to be returned to: Dr Gina Bernasconi, Religious Education Centre, Catholic Education Ballarat, PO Box 576, Ballarat 3353.

Inquiries about the Sale course can be directed to Dr Sr Rose Duffy csb via: or direct 5622 6624.

Please follow these links for more details about sponsorship, application and re-enrolment forms and dates for 2015:

Launch of “Creating a Welcoming Space…”

Please find attached the launch speech by Dr Peter Wilkinson, the President of the Australian Association for Mission Studies. The speech offers an intriguing history of the discipline of missiology.

Ordering a copy of “Creating a Welcoming Space: Reflections on Church and Mission: Essays to honour Larry Nemer SVD”

The book is a collection of thirteen essays and was launched by Dr Peter Wilkinson on Friday 19 September. It is edited by faculty members of YTU: Ross Fishburn, Michael Kelly, Christopher Monaghan and Peter Price.

It is published by Morning Star Publications and this flyer directs you to the publisher’s website where you can click on “Catalogue” and scroll down till you find the book.

The Discovery Layer in ARK

ARK is the University of Divinity’s Learning Management System from which you can access class materials and resources for assignments. ARK also gives you access to libraries of the University. You can download the guide by clicking on this link.

A Guide to Accessing Ark, the University of Divinity Learning Management System

Please find attached a guide to accessing the University Management System known as ARK. It is used by most lecturers to post unit descriptions, reading materials and assessment tasks. You can download the guide.


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