2022-2023 University Catalog 
    Apr 01, 2023  
2022-2023 University Catalog

Pastoral Ministry, Certificate


  • Frances Leap, Ph.D.
  • Daniel J. Martino, Ph.D.
  • David Von Schlichten, Ph.D.

As a Catholic university, Seton Hill is committed to providing basic theological education, leadership development, ministry training, and spiritual formation for adult laypersons, religious, and clergy to enable them to use their gifts more effectively in service to the church. This certificate is offered in partnership with the Diocese of Greensburg.


Learning Objectives: Pastoral Ministry

  1. Articulate and explain theological grounding of lay ministry found in scripture and tradition.
  2. Acquire and apply foundational theological competence in designated subject areas.
  3. Practice and develop basic skills for competent professional ministry.
  4. Articulate and exemplify balance of commitments in approach to ministry.
  5. Shape, deepen, sustain, and share active personal and communal spiritual life.