Windows on Theology Continuous Learning Series

The Mystery of the Christian God

Presented by Professor Jeremy Wilkins 

Eight weeks starting Wednesday January 20, 2015 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. There will be no class on Wednesday February 17, 2016 as this will be reading week.

This course will explore the revelation of God as Trinity in the missions of Christ and the Spirit, the relationship between the New Testament stories and symbols and the later doctrines and creeds of the Church, approaches to a theological understanding of the mystery, and its significance for Christian prayer, self-understanding, and ministry today.

Enrollment is limited. Please pre-register by clicking here to guarantee your seat.
Course fee: $175.00 per course. Course will be held at Regis College, 100 Wellesley Street West, Toronto.
Lecture notes will be posted here.

The Spirituality of Ignatius of Loyola: The Call to be Pilgrims in the 21st Century

Presented by Professor Philip Shano S.J. and Professor Scott Lewis, S.J.
Eight weeks starting Wednesday, September 23, 2015 from 11 am to 1 pm. The hearts of the disciples burned within them as Jesus opened the Scriptures that spoke of him. We have an insight into how the early Christians read Scripture - they were seeking Jesus Christ. As they moved deeper into the texts, their eyes were opened even more to the presence of Jesus embedded in them, and that became a catalyst for theological thought and everyday spiritual guidance. We will examine the role of Scripture in our everyday journey, whatever that journey may bring. The proper use of texts is important, for Scripture is susceptible to misuse of many sorts. We will be aware of the many pitfalls that results for careless exegesis or ideologically driven interpretations. Our approach will be that of the first Christian communities: personal relationship with the Risen Lord, and from that relationship the reconciliation and happiness of all people.
Enrollment is limited. Please pre-register by clicking here to guarantee your seat.
Course fee: $175.00 per course. Course will be held at Regis College, 100 Wellesley Street West, Toronto.
For lecture notes, please click here.  

In the Footsteps of Paul

Presented by Patricia O'Reilly and Scott Lewis, S.J. 
St. Paul spent much of his life travelling over land and sea, spreading the Good News. The ‘In the Footsteps of Paul’ study tour will follow Paul’s steps beginning at the crossroads of three continents on the Mediterranean Island of Cyprus, then travelling on to the mythical Islands of Malta and continuing on to "Roma Aeterna" the eternal city of Rome and beyond.
In Cyprus we will step back in time with visits to prehistoric settlements, Roman mosaics and villas, Tombs of the Kings, Churches, UNESCO sites and glorious beaches. We will travel along the coast to Paphos as Saul did before he became Paul.
In Malta, we will stroll on meandering narrow streets, visit medieval towers, and the oldest known human structures in the world. We will visit St. Paul’s Island where in 60 C.E. Paul was shipwrecked on his way to Rome. The welcome he received is described in Acts 28: ‘After we had reached safety, we then learned that the island was called Malta. The natives showed us unusual kindness. Since it had begun to rain and was cold, they kindled a fire and welcomed all of us round it.’
Italy will be the final country on the tour as we follow Paul to Rome where he died after years of imprisonment. Highlights are ancient ruins that evoke the power of the former Roman Empire including Vatican City, Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescoes, and much more in Rome.
‘Whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is pleasing, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things’ Phil. 4:8
Enrollment is limited. Please pre-register to guarantee your space. Enroll online by clicking here (valid Visa or MasterCard required). Course Fee: $250.00.
Travel and insurance costs are separate. Please contact Patricia O'Reilly at for more information. The course will take place in Cyprus, Malta, and Italy. There will be an opportunity to attend pre-trip classes at Regis College.

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Regis College is located at 100 Wellesley Street West, Toronto, near the corner of Queen's Park Crescent East. Regis College is on the 94 Wellesley bus route and a short walk (south) from the Museum subway station. Public parking is available in the University of St. Michael's College parking lot on St. Joseph Street, one block north of Regis College. The venue is accessible.

Regis College is the Jesuit School of Theology at the University of Toronto and a Founding Member of the Toronto School of Theology.

Members of the public interested in theological education are invited to attend an open house in October and March each year.


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