Posted on September 25, 2017 in: General News


Pastoral Studies Institute

October Classes



Introduction to Thomistic Metaphysics

This class will examine the philosophy of metaphysics and how it serves as a foundation to theology.

Day & Time: Mondays, Oct 9, 16, 23, 30, 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Instructor:  William Dunn, S.T.L.

Location:  Chancery Office, “B” Building, 12300 East 91st Street, Broken Arrow


Sacred Art and Architecture

Our churches are filled with sacred art, but rarely are we taught the catechetical significance of the meaning inherent in the art and architecture.  This class will be a basic introduction to the symbolism and meaning behind the way our churches were built and the way that art is used in relation to architecture.

Days & Dates & Time: Sunday, October 15, 5:00-6:00p.m., Immaculate Conception Parish, Pawhuska AND Wednesday, February 21, 7:00-8:30 p.m., Saint Anthony Parish, Okmulgee.

Instructor:  Joey Spencer, M.T.S.


The Reformation

On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther nails his 95 thesis on the door of a Church in Wittenberg, Germany starting the Reformation.  This short history course will focus on understanding the major issues, individuals and developments of the Reformation.

Day & Time: Thursdays, Oct 19 & 26, 7:00-8:30p.m.

Instructor:  Deacon John Donnelly, J.D/

Location:  Aquinas Hall, Church of the Madalene


Fides et Ratio: An Introduction to Faith & Reason

This class will explore the relationship between faith and reason from within the catholic intellectual tradition using examples from the tradition of living a life of virtue as well as the arguments used for the existence of God

Days, Dates & Time: Sunday, October 29, 5:00-6:00 p.m.Immaculate Conception Parish, Pawhuska AND Wednesday, March 14, 7:00-8:30 p.m., Saint Anthony Parish, Okmulgee

Instructor:  Harrison Garlick, J.D.




Contact us with this information to register for either of these classes:

name, address, zip code, home & work phone numbers,

 parish, class title and email address



E-mail your registration to:  psi@dioceseoftulsa.org


or call 307-4941

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