Online/Virtual Courses

Summer Session 2021

SHSST is pleased to announce online course offerings for the 2021 Summer Sessions. All courses will be offered in online formats via Zoom sessions, asynchronously (online only with no Zoom sessions), or a combination. Please see the course listings and schedules below for each session. Courses are limited to 15 students; register early to ensure enrollment.

These courses are open to the public and we are happy to provide a substantial discount to alumni who would like to audit.

Click HERE to download the course registration form. Please fill out the form and return it by June 28 (for Summer Session) via email to or by mail addressed to Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology, Attention: Registrar, PO Box 429, Hales Corners, WI 53130. Let me know via email if you have any questions.

Yours in Christ,
Ms. Julie O’Connor
Acting Academic Dean

Summer Session Course Offerings
July 06 – August 20, 2021

Deadline for Summer Session Registration is June 28, 2021.
Courses are limited to 15 students – register early to ensure enrollment.

CS–605 Canon Law of Marriage

Fr. John Cella, OFM

Virtual via Zoom Monday & Wednesday 1:00-4:25pm
(3 credits) This course examines the codes in canon law relating to marriage, especially with regard to the pastoral preparation for marriage, impediments to sacramental marriages, canonical requirements for the celebration of the Sacrament of Matrimony, and the annulment process. The course also discusses reception of the sacraments by those in irregular marriages and various current issues.
For Credit – Special May Session tuition rate: $1,472 (usually $1,962)
Auditor – $981 ** SPECIAL ALUMNI PRICE $250 ** (limited seating)

DT–601 Person and Destiny in a Fractured World

Dr. Jeremy Blackwood

Online with Virtual optional sessions via Zoom Friday 9:00-10:00am
(3 credits) This course is a study of our humanity in the light of God’s revelation in Jesus Christ. It therefore covers the doctrines regarding human beings as created in the image of God, grace, justification, free will, gifts of the Spirit, and the relation between the natural and the supernatural. Components may also give specific attention to the last things and/or to pastoral application. [Equivalent to DT–600 Theological Anthropology and Eschatology] Prerequisite: Fundamental Theology, equivalent/consent
For Credit – Special May Session tuition rate: $1,472 (usually $1,962)
Auditor – $981 ** SPECIAL ALUMNI PRICE $250 ** (limited seating)

PS–551 Relational Leadership: Potential & Practice for Pastoral Settings

Ms. Julie O’Connor

Online with two Zoom Sessions July 6 & 27 1:00-2:00pm
(2 credits) In this course students will define relational leadership, and identify basic model characteristics and qualities. Students will examine various topics including: leadership theory, dimensions of relational leadership, personal leadership strengths, ethical leadership, group dynamics, and organizational culture. Students will recognize and assess their own leadership traits and skills. Emphasis will be placed on the practice of leadership in lived experiences of pastoral settings.
For Credit – Special May Session tuition rate: $981 (usually $1,308)
Auditor – $654 ** SPECIAL ALUMNI PRICE $250 ** (limited seating)