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Course Catalog

The Center for Action and Contemplation offers a rich array of self-paced, online courses. Click on the title to learn more about each course.*

Immortal Diamond: A Study in Search of the True Self

Learn what the Crucifixion and Resurrection really mean for your transformative journey.

  • February 1 – April 12, 2017 (Registration has closed.)
  • May 3 – July 12, 2017 (Registration now open!)
  • September 13 – November 22, 2017

Cost: $120 per student


The Franciscan Way: Beyond the Bird Bath

Explore the courageous heart of the Franciscan Way, discovering how all is held within the Univocity of Being.

  • March 1 – April 19, 2017 (Registration has closed.)
  • October 4 – November 22, 2017

Cost: $120 per student


Breathing Under Water: A Spiritual Study of the Twelve Steps

Dive deep into Fr. Richard’s classic book on 12-Step spirituality and find freedom from “stinking thinking,” the universal addiction.

Cost: $120 per student


*Note that registration opens 8 weeks prior to the beginning of each course. Registration closes 2 weeks prior to the first day of the course or when it reaches capacity, whichever comes first. Scholarships may be available to those who are unable to pay the full course fee. To seek financial assistance, please download and complete the Financial Assistance Form. Applications are due at least 1 week before registration is scheduled to close. Please do not register for the online course until your request for financial assistance has been processed.