A Jesuit, Filipino, and Asian Ecclesiastical Faculty of Theology

Sunday, December 17, 2017
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Advisement of Second Semester SY 2017-2018 courses in LST-ISIS begins on December 4, 2017.
Online Enlistment with Sectioning begins on January 6, 2018 at 9:00 am.
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Theo 200 Series: STB, MA Courses
Auxiliary Courses
Theo Compre 200   STB/MA Comprehensive Examination
Theo 401                 Thesis Writing I
Theo 402                 Thesis Writing II
Theo Prop 200        Thesis Proposal Defense
Theo DEF 200         Oral Defense (Masteral)
Theo Meth 201       Methods and Materials of Research – Writing (Aquino)          W, 2:00-4:40
Theo Meth 202       Methods and Materials of Research – Library (Kroeger)         F, 1:00-4:45
                                                                                                                                Sa, 8:00-4:45
                                Section A        Jan 26-27
                                Section B        Feb 9-10
                                Section C        Feb 23-24
                                Section D       Mar 9-10
                                Section E        Mar 16-17
Theo Syn MA          Comprehensive Exam Review for MA (Aquino)                      TBA
Propaedeutic Courses
PREng 202 (A)         Expository Writing and Research Methods II (Regalia)         F, 2:00-4:40 
Theo 224 (A)           Introduction to the New Testament (Montesclaros)                 M, 1:30- 4:10
Language Courses
Theo 211.2 (A)        Biblical Hebrew II (Ramirez)                                                    M, 2:00-4:40
Theo 211.4 (A)        Biblical Hebrew IV (Ramirez)                                                  
                                (Schedule to be arranged by Prof with Students)
Theo 212.2 (A)        Biblical Greek II (Schneider)                                                    T, 2:00-4:40
Theo 212.4 (A)        Biblical Greek IV (Schneider)                                                  
                                (Schedule to be arranged by Prof with Students)
Theo 213.2 (A)        Latin II (Mananzan)                                                                  W, 2:00-4:40
Ita 202 (A)               Italian II (Abais)                                                                        Th, 2:00-4:40
Foundation Courses
Theo 204 (A/B)       Ecclesiology I (Bagley/Yap)
                                Section A      Bagley                                                                 M, T, 10:35-11:50
                                Section B      Yap                                                                      M, 10:35-11:50
                                                                                                                                 W, 3:00-4:15
Biblical Theology
Theo 202 (A)           Biblical Hermeneutics and Research Methods (Ramirez)        Th, 2:00-4:40
Theo 217 (A/B)       Prophets of Israel (Graham, Ramirez)                                      T, 8:00-11:00
Theo 225.2(A)         Exegesis: Luke-Acts (Co)                                                         M, 2:00-4:40
Theo 226 (A/B/C)   Paul (Dianzon, Repole, Schneider - Online)                             Th, 9:00-11:50
Theo 227                 John
                                Section A      Co                                                                        M, 9:00-11:50
                                Section B      Vargas                                                                  T, 9:00-11:50
                                Section C      Schneider                                                            Online
Theo 230.1 (A)        NT Seminar II: Johannine Letters (Navidad)                            W, 2:00-4:40
                                                                                                                                 Starts Jan 24
Theo 230.2(A)         NT Seminar III: Reading the Gospels Like a Scribe                 M, Th, 2:00-4:40
                                Instructed in the Kingdom of Heaven (in Vietnamese)             Jan 15-Mar 12
Systematic-Sacramental Theology
Theo 234 (A/B)       Scripture, Tradition, Magisterium                                              W, 9:00-10:15
(Budi - Tutorial, MVFrancisco)                                                   F, 10:35-11:50
Theo 239 (A/B)       Theological Anthropology I: Creation and Eschatology            M,10:35-11:50
(Aquino, JMFrancisco)                                                              F, 9:00-10:15        
Theo 240 (A/B/C)   Theological Anthropology II: Sin and Grace                             W, 9:00-10:15
                               (Aquino, Yap, JMFrancisco - Tutorial)                                       F, 10:35-11:50
Theo 243.1 (A)        Christianity in Dialogue: Theology of Religious Pluralism
                                and Theology of Dialogue (MVFrancisco)                               Th, 2:00-4:40
Theo 245.3 (A)        Ecclesiology and Ministries in Migration Context
                                (de Guzman)                                                                            W, 2:00-4:40
Theo 248.3 (A)        Themes Related to Evangelization II:                                      M, W, 2:00-4:40
                                Confucianism, Hinduism, Buddhism                                        Jan 22-Mar 23 
Theo 249.1 (A)        Muslim-Christian Dialogue through Selected Texts                Prakosa:
 (Prakosa/Soetomo)                                                                 Jan 24-Feb 15 
                                                                                                 W, Th, 2:00-4:40
    Feb 21-Apr 18
    Th, 2:00-4:40
Theo 251.1 (A/B)    Sacraments of the Church: Baptism, Confirmation,                Th, 8:00-11:00
                                Penance, Anointing (Diwa, Ofrasio) 
Theo 251.3 (A)        Theology of the Eucharist (Ofrasio)                                        M, 9:00-11:50
Theo 252 (A)           Penance, Anointing, Marriage (Ofrasio)                                 T, 9:00-11:50
Theo 255.1 (A)        Liturgical Inculturation (Vengco)                                             W, 2:00-4:40
Moral Theology
Theo 262 (A)           Special Moral Theology I: Medical/Sexual Ethics (Genilo)     M, T, 9:00-10:15
Theo 262.1 (A)        Family Spirituality and Sexual Ethics (Gascon)                      Th, 2:00-5:00
Theo 263.2 (A)        Themes Related to Christian Social Ethics II:
                                The Social Justice Advocacy of Bartolome de las Casas       T, 2:00-4:40
Theo 263.4 (A)        Justice and Migration (Battistella)                                           M, 2:00-4:40
Theo 264 (A)           Themes Related to Moral Theology I:
                                Spirituality and Theology for Sustainability of Nature
                                and the Poor (Fung)                                                                Online
Pastoral Theology and Allied Disciplines
a) Canon Law
Theo 271 (A)           Canon Law II (Eusebio)                                                          W, 8:00-8:50
                                                                                                                                Th, 8:00-10:00
b) Church History
Theo 274 (A/B)       Selected Topics of Church History:
                                History of the Church in Asia (de Castro, Guillen)                  Th, 2:00-4:40
Theo 274.1(A)         Mysticism, Theology, and the History of their Relationship
                                (de Castro)                                                                              T, 2:00-4:40
Theo 275 (A)           Philippine Church History (de Castro)                                     T, 8:00-8:50
                                                                                       F, 8:00-10:00
c) Spirituality
Theo 278.1 (A)        Christian Sanctity: Integration of Dogma, Spirituality,             M-F, 8:00-12:00
                                and Life (Henri Nouwen: A Spirituality of Integration              Mar 5-16
                                and Imperfection)  (Hernandez)                                    
Theo 280.3(A)         Mysticism and St. Ignatius (Quilongquilong)                           T, 2:00-4:40
Theo 294.1 (A)        Family Spirituality Practicum (Sanchez/Macabuag)               M, 5:30-8:30
                                Includes weekend seminars; see course description
The following summer spirituality courses (Theo 282.1 to Theo 282.4) are offered by LST in cooperation with the Center for Ignatian Spirituality (CIS). After completing the module, the student may enroll the course at LST for credit during a subsequent semester. The student must present to the LST Vice President for Academic Affairs a certificate or proof of attendance, signed by the CIS Director. During the semester of enrollment, the CIS Director or his/her delegate prescribes the requirements for the credit course in terms of book reports, research papers, etc. Please check the course descriptions for the pre-requisites of the courses and contact the CIS for other details: www.cisphil.org; Tel. 426-4250 to 51; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Theo 282.1 (A)        Foundations for Directed Retreat (Quilongquilong)
Theo 282.2 (A)        Fundamentals of Directed Retreat-Giving (Quilongquilong)
Theo 282.3 (A)        Supervised Retreat-Giving Experience (Quilongquilong)
Theo 282.4 (A)        Giving the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius (Quilongquilong)
The following courses on religious formation are offered by LST in cooperation with the Emmaus Center for Psycho-Spiritual Formation. Contact the Emmaus Center for information on fees for attending the module. Standard LST audit or credit tuition fees also apply. Please contact Emmaus for other details: Tel: 928-6040, 426-6001 local 4875; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it    
Theo 283.2 (A)        Growing in Religious Vows (del Rosario)
                                (Contact Emmaus Center for next offering)
Theo 283.4 (A)        Basic Concepts in Psycho-Sexual Formation (del Rosario)
Theo 283.5 (A)        Formative Processing Skills (del Rosario)
The following ethics and counseling courses may also be taken by students specializing in the field of Spirituality:
Theo 262 (A)           Special Moral Theology I: Medical/Sexual Ethics (Genilo)     M, T, 9:00-10:15
                                Pre-requisite: Theo 208 Fundamental Moral Theology
Theo 262.1 (A)        Family Spirituality and Sexual Ethics (Gascon)                     Th, 2:00-5:00
                                Pre-requisite: Pastoral Psychology and Counseling
                                Maximum number of students: 15
d) Pastoral Psychology and Counseling
Theo 290 (A)           Pastoral Counseling Practicum (Lopez)                                T, 2:00-5:00
                                Pre-requisite: Pastoral Psychology and Counseling
                                Maximum number of students: 15
Theo 292 (A)           Special Topics in Marital and Family Counseling:                 M, 2:00-5:00
                                Child and Adolescent Counseling (Villasor)                                  
                                Pre-requisite: Pastoral Psychology and Counseling
Theo 293.2 (A)        Explorations in Individual and Family Resilience                  Th, 2:00-5:00
Theo 294                 Marital/Family Counseling Practicum                  
                                Section A     Lumiqued                                                           W, 5:30-8:30
                                Section B     Sanchez                                                             T, 5:30-8:30
Prerequisites of Marital/Family Counseling Practicum:
Pastoral Psychology and Counseling; Assessment and Initial Interventions of Individual and Relationship Disorders; Marital/Premarital Dynamics and Counseling: A Psycho-Spiritual Approach; Family Dynamics and Counseling Approaches
Theo 294.1 (A)        Family Spirituality Practicum (Sanchez/Macabuag)              M, 5:30-8:30
Includes weekend seminars; see course description
Theo 295 (A)           Pastoral Group Process (Lumiqued)                                     W, 1:30-4:30
                                Maximum number of students: 12
e) Religious Education
Theo 231.2 (A)        Basics in the Renewal of Religious Education:
                                Contemporary Approaches to Religious Education               W, 2:00-4:40
f) Pastoral Leadership and Management
   Tutorial Courses for MA in Pastoral Management students only
Theo 248 (A)           Church and Mission (Pojol)
Theo 288 (A)           Introduction to Pastoral Methods (Fung)
Theo 288.2 (A)        Essentials of Parish Leadership (Pojol)
Theo 288.3 (A)        Responsible Financial Management and Fund Raising (Fung)
Theo 288.4 (A)        Conflict and Parish Management Consulting (Fung)
Theo 288.6 (A)        Parish Leadership Spirituality (Pojol)
g) Preaching and Homiletics
Theo 286.1 (A)        Ministry of the Word II (Tagle/Alfonso/JESCOM)                 F, 2:00-4:40
For course descriptions, click here.