How much do Institute courses cost?
courses have a fee based on the number of total class hours:
register as an individual, your fee is $4.00 x the number of
or more persons from your parish register for the same class
on the same registration form, the fee for each person is
$3.00 x the number of class hours.
An annual fee has been paid by the following parishes. This provides unlimited access to classes for all
of the Immaculate Conception
>Church of the Holy Spirit
>Christ the King - Southaven
Some parishes pay for individual
tuition and/or books. Check with your parish.
Private music lessons (voice, guitar, organ) are billed
according to individual instructor fees (normally
Who are the instructors?
Instructors are clergy, religious and laity who have both
educational background and practical experience in
liturgical ministry. While we rely heavily on instructors
from our own diocese, we also have visiting instructors who
have special expertise in the course topics.
Where are the classes held?
Classes meet in parishes and schools throughout the
diocese. Specific sites are indicated on the course
How do I register for classes?
are several ways and this needs to be done by the designated
deadline: you may register online on this website for any
course except Extraordinary Minister of Communion and Lector
training Level I. For these two you need pastor approval.
You may print out a registration form fill it out and take
it to your parish where your pastor must sign it and fax it
to our office @ 901 722-4723. Parishes are familiar with
this procedure and even have registration forms on hand @
the office. For all other courses follow instructions to
online registration, click on "Send Registration" down at
the lower left corner of the form one time after which you
should receive a confirmation. You may also mail your
printable registration to our office located @ 1325
Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111.
May I take classes in any order I want?
classes will have prerequisites, but others may be taken at
any time. Check the registration form for specific
information about the class you are considering.
How can I purchase textbooks?
Textbooks are named and priced on the course
schedule. Textbooks are sols on site immediately prior to
the first meeting of each class. Efforts are made to keep
textbook prices to a minimum.
I still have additional questions. Who can I talk to about them?
Institute for Liturgy and Spirituality is managed by Joyce Firenza and she can be reached at (901) 722-4761.
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