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International Seminary of Saint Pius X - Ecône   



Academic Program     

1st Year

Year of spirituality:

Introduction to Sacred Scripture

3

h.

Initiation into the spiritual life

4

h.

Liturgy

1

h.

Acts of the Magisterium

1

h.

Latin

5

h.

Liturgical Chant

5

h.

Total

19

h.

During this year : Ceremony of reception of the cassock

2nd Year

Exegetical study of Sacred Scripture

3

h.

Philosophy: Logic, Ethics & Social Philosophy

5

h.

Philosophy: Cosmology, Psychology

5

h.

Fundamental Theology: Apologetics, De Revelatione

3

h.

History of the Church: Christian Antiquity

2

h.

Liturgical Chant

2

h.

Total

20

h.

During this year : Ceremony of the Tonsure

3rd Year

Exegetical study of Sacred Scripture

3

h.

Philosophy: Metaphysics, Ontology and Theodicy

5

h.

Philosophy: Criteriology

2

h.

Fundamental Theology: de Ecclesia, de Revelatione

3

h.

Moral Theology: Principals of Morality, The Theological Virtues

4

h.

History of the Church: Early Middle Ages

2

h.

Liturgical Chant

2

h.

Total

21

h.

Optional courses: Greek, Hebrew

During this year : Ordination to the 1st minors orders

4th Year

Exegetical study of Sacred Scripture

3

h.

Dogmatic Theology: de Deo uno et trino

6

h.

Moral Theology: Prudence, Justice, Fortitude and Temperance

4

h.

Canon Law: Normae Generales, De Personis (de clericis)

3

h.

History of the Church: Late Middle Ages

2

h.

Liturgical Chant

2

h.

Total

20

h.

During this year : Ordination to the 2nd minors orders

5th Year

Exegetical study of Sacred Scripture (Old Testament)

3

h.

Dogmatic Theology: The Word Incarnate, Mariology, The Sacraments (Baptism, Confirmation, the Eucharist & Extreme Unction)

6

h.

Moral Theology: Sacrements of Penance & Holy Orders. Virtue of Temperance

4

h.

Canon Law: De Religiosis, De Laicis, De Rebus (De Locis et Temporibus Sacris, De Cultu Divino), De Magisterio, De Beneficiis, De Bonis Temporalibus

3

h.

History of the Church: The Reformation and Modern History

2

h.

Liturgical Chant

2

h.

Total

20

h.

During this year : Ordination to the sub-diaconate and diaconate

6th Year

Exegetical study of Sacred Scripture

3

h.

Dogmatic Theology: De Deo Creante, De Angelis, De Novisiimis, De Gratia

6

h.

Moral Theology: Marriage, revision.

4

h.

History of Philosophy: Modern Philosophers

3

h.

Patrology

4

h.

Total

20

h.

At the end of this year : Ordination to the Priesthood



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