Training Courses

There are now over 350 people in the diocese who have undertaken the Diocese of Kerry Course in Pastoral Ministry. This is a great source of renewal and deepening of faith and ministry for all. Participants have enjoyed the camaraderie of fellow ministers as well as the opportunity to interact with theologians around key aspects of faith and ministry.

Autumn 2017

Begins Sept 9th – Course in Pastoral Ministry for Corca Dhuibhne Pastoral Area will take place over 8 Saturdays in Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne, Dingle – 4 Saturdays before Christmas and 4 Saturdays after Christmas.

Begins Sept 20th – Course in Pastoral Ministry for Tralee Pastoral Area and others will take place over 20 Wednesday evenings in St. John’s Parish Centre, Tralee


Youth Pastoral Ministry Course

Begins Sept 26th – St. John’s Parish Centre, Tralee

The Course is aimed at adults (over 21 yrs.) volunteers and professionals interested in working and journeying with young people in a parish, school, youth service or other settings.

The course will:

  • *Nurture the personal and spiritual growth of leaders involved in youth ministry.
  • *Develop the confidence, competence and credibility of leaders  for effective ministry with young people.
  • *Equip leaders with the knowledge, skills and techniques required for creative and comprehensive ministry with young people.

For more information contact or phone Tomás on 086 3683778