St. Michael's Theological College



Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies

   
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THE MISSION AND OBJECTIVES

Mission

Inspired by faith in Jesus Christ as expressed in the Roman Catholic tradition and committed to facilitate the spread of the Gospel, St Michael's Theological College aims:

     1.   To foster a strong academic community dedicated to the quest for truth and justice through serious study, integration of knowledge, and an ongoing dialogue between faith and reason.

     2.   To encourage students to explore widely the various areas of theological studies and related disciplines in order to interpret and live authentically the Christian faith in their concrete contexts.

     3.   To promote an openness to various denominational, religious, theological and pastoral positions while explicitly maintaining the Roman Catholic tradition and practices.

     4.   To prepare students for effective involvement in the development of a society of greater peace,  justice and compassionate love.

Objectives

In commitment to these aims St Michael will:

     1.   Equip students with the skills necessary to explore and integrate new knowledge at all levels.

     2.   Provide students with a high level of data analysis in accordance with the specific objectives of each course.

     3.   Provide access to a range of courses in collaboration with UTCWI and UWI, Mona in an ecumenical context all areas of theology and related disciplines.

      4.   Provide students with access to the rich heritage of our Christian faith as expressed in our Roman Catholic tradition.

     5.   Foster an atmosphere of ecumenical dialogue especially through collaboration with UTCWI.

     6.   Provide outreach programmes and projects to facilitate effective responses to social issues.

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