Resources for Lay Ministers

National Association for Lay Ministry
Headquarters for this professional organization that supports, educates and advocates for lay ministers and promotes the development of lay ministry in the Catholic...www.nalm.org

USCCB - (FLWY) - Lay Ecclesial Ministry
Lay Ecclesial Ministry: Co-Workers in the Vineyard of the Lord Welcome. Welcome to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Lay Ecclesial Ministry site. www.usccb.org/laity/laymin

USCCB - (FLWY) - Lay Ecclesial Ministry: The State Of The Questions
Order Copies of This Publication. A Report of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops Subcommittee on Lay Ministry Committee on the Laity. Contents www.usccb.org/laity/laymin/layecclesial.shtml

USCCB - (FLWY) - Lay Ecclesial Ministry: The State Of The Questions
Order Copies of This Publication. A Report of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops Subcommittee on Lay Ministry Committee on the Laity. Contents www.usccb.org/laity/laymin/layecclesial.shtml

USCCB - (FLWY) - Lay Ecclesial Ministry
Lay Ecclesial Ministry: Co-Workers in the Vineyard of the Lord Welcome. Welcome to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Lay Ecclesial Ministry site. www.usccb.org/laity/laymin

Emerging Models of Pastoral Leadership - Lay Ecclesial Ministry
Lay Ecclesial Ministry. Related Reports & Articles; Related News Articles; The day-to-day life of the parish, both programming and pastoral care often relies on the lay...www.emergingmodels.org/topic.cfm?id=15

Lay Ecclesial Ministry
Just what IS Lay Ecclesial Ministry? These are exciting times in the Catholic Church! New ministries are growing in response to new needs in the world and in the Church. dioceseoftrenton.org/page.aspx?pid=632

Lay Ministry - John Paul II Center
What is Lay Ecclesial Ministry? Within the broader group of lay ministers is a smaller group of men and women whose service is characterized by: www.johnpaul2center.org/LayFormation/LayMinistry.htm

USCCB - (FLWY) - Lay Ecclesial Ministry: Research
National Pastoral Life Center. Current research from the National Pastoral Life Center helps to more fully understand the reality of Lay Ecclesial Ministry. www.nccbuscc.org/laity/laymin/research.shtml

Advancing Excellence in Lay Ecclesial Ministry
Advancing Excellence in Lay Ecclesial Ministry. The forty-three co-sponsors of the 2011 Collegeville National Symposium on Lay Ecclesial Ministry welcome you to the...www.csbsju.edu/sot/symposium

Lay Ecclesial Ministry Symposium
The National Symposium on Lay Ecclesial Ministry . A great number of church leaders working in Young Adult Ministry today fall into the category of "lay ecclesial ministers"...www.ncyama.org/about/lemsymposium.htm

CHURCH Magazine: Lay Ecclesial Ministers: Looking Back, Looking...
The symposium closed with a ritual of blessing in which participants recommitted themselves to the vocation of lay ecclesial ministry. Key Outcomes... www.churchmagazine.org/issue/0806/par_lay.php

The Holy Spirit's Call : The Vocation of Lay Ecclesial Ministry
In a keynote address to the St. John's School of Theology Symposium on Lay Ecclesial Ministry, Dr. Edward Hahnenberg addressed lay ecclesial ministry... www.emergingmodels.org/article.cfm?id=366

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Session Video

Eligibility Requirements

  • undergraduate degree
    (3.0 min GPA)
  • one year (min) of post undergraduate work/service experience
  • eligible for admission to the Graduate Degree Program
    at Villanova.

General Program Requirements

  • live in a first-year residence hall
  • spend 20 hr/wk in ministry work
  • utilize their gifts/ expertise in service of Campus Ministry over two academic years
  • participate in staff meetings, intern group meetings, theological reflections etc…
  • attend Residence Life area and building meetings when possible and work collaboratively with Residence Life staff
  • enroll in the combined MA/CERT and Campus Ministry Internship degree program.

Specific Program Requirements

  • regular individual meetings with coordinator
  • submit weekly work log
  • advise a fall/spring Service Break Experience trip
  • plan Freshman Escape Retreats
  • create and facilitate a weekly faith sharing Get Real group in residence hall
  • invite and encourage students to accompany you to Sunday evening liturgy
  • attend all University large liturgies
  • invite & encourage students to attend University events such as Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Special Olympics, and St. Thomas of Villanova Day of Service

 

Applications are now being accepted for admission to Campus Ministry’s Graduate Internship Program. The application deadline is March 1, 2016. Late applications will be considered on an individual basis, space permitting. You must be accepted into a master’s degree program at Villanova to be considered for an internship position, however concurrent application to both the internship program and grad school is encouraged.

 

Graduate Theology Programs

 

Villanova University provides the following to each intern:

 

  • room and board
  • tuition remission for course work in fulfillment of a master’s degree in Theology and a certificate in Pastoral Ministry
  • an annual stipend