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2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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TH 705 - Pastoral Care of the Sick and Dying

This course provides a study of pastoral care giving to the sick and dying through the use of a Franciscan spirituality and the proper integration of theological and pastoral components of spiritual care.

Prerequisites & Notes
Master’s Degree in Theology or Ministry or 36 credits earned towards the Master of Divinity

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:

1. Integrate perspectives about sickness and death, especially in light of the Franciscan tradition.

2. Develop a deeper personal spirituality in the face of one’s past, present and/or future sickness and death.

3. Integrate theory and practice regarding sickness and death in a pastoral care context.

4. Plan symbolic rituals to minister to the sick and dying.  


Credits: 1

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