Certificate in Marian Studies

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There is growing interest in reverence and devotion to Mary both in the Catholic faith and other religious traditions. How can one explain Mary's role in the Church and in our spiritual life in the 21st century?

This certificate program presents five e-courses offering you various viewpoints for understanding who Mary is to us today. You are given an opportunity to deepen your biblical, doctrinal, liturgical, and spiritual faith perspectives for nurturing a stronger reverence for Mary and preparing you for religious dialogue with others.


There are no prerequisite courses for this certificate program.

Requisitos para participar del programa:

  1. Complete the application form (use the link found below) and pay the $20.00 / $35.00 fee.
  2. Successfully complete the required work for each course including the additional Certificate exercises in each session of the course. Normal Course and Seminar fees apply.
  3. Up to two courses taken with a diocese may be applied toward the Certificate in Youth Ministry. To request consideration for a waiver/s, your Diocesan Catechetical Leader is required to submit a letter and course syllabus to the Director of the VLCFF indicating that the selected course/s was equivalent to 2.5 CEUs (25 clock hours of work) and met the equivalent VLCFF course objectives.
  4. It is your responsibility to keep track of your progress in the program: Keep track of the courses you have taken, and when you have finished the program, contact Richard Drabik with your request for your certificate of completion.

Cursos requeridos

Courses may be taken in any order as they become available on the VLCFF scheduled course calendar.

  1. Who is Mary of Nazareth, and Why should We Care?
  2. Scripture, the Soul of Mariology
  3. An Introduction to Catholic Doctrine on the Blessed Virgin Mary
  4. Mary in the Liturgical Life of the Church
  5. Mary and Spirituality, a Journey of Holiness

Libros requeridos

Para conocer los textos obligatorios, consulte el Catálogo de cursosg y consulte las descripciones de cada curso.


Si usted es un estudiante nuevo de la VLCFF, por favor crear su perfil (clic en el enlace Estudiante Nuevo: Crear tu Perfil). Solo podrá ver el enlace de inscripción para el programa ingresando con su nombre de usuario y contraseña.