Director of the Lay Division
Welcome to the Lay Division of Saint John Vianney Theological Seminary! We are blessed at our Seminary for the Archdiocese of Denver to be able to provide orthodox, inspiring formation for the lay faithful, formation that touches the mind and heart in Christ. Studying the faith is not something to be relegated to our time in Catholic school as children, but an ongoing commitment to engage in relationship with Jesus Christ, no matter where we are or how old we are. We must learn the faith because we cannot love what we do not know. And we will not share what we do not love. And this is what our classes do for students…enable them to know, love, and share their faith.
Our two flagship programs are the Denver Catholic Biblical School, a 4-year study of the Sacred Scriptures, and the Denver Catholic Catechetical School, a 2-year study of the Catechism of the Catholic Church. On top of these, we also offer year-long Enrichment Courses on different topics, Short Courses and Lecture Series for just a few weeks at a time, Saturday Workshops/Conferences, and even free talks throughout the year. You name it, we offer it! Wherever you’re at in your faith, we have something for everybody.
Thank you for visiting and I hope to see you signed up for one of our amazing programs of study. We exist to give you an encounter with Jesus Christ, to bring you to know, love, and serve Him.