Seminary Advisory Council Reports on May Meeting

At their most recent meeting on Tuesday, 4 May 2010, the members of the Advisory Council of the Byzantine Catholic Seminary rejoiced in hearing the news of good progress with plans for a distance-learning program.  The Advisory Council was especially pleased to hear of hopes that some aspects of the program could be ready by Fall of this year.

Utilizing the Seminary’s new “Smart” classroom and related technologies, the Seminary faculty eagerly looks to conducting some of their classes in a “classroom without walls.”  This allows people all over the country and all over the world to benefit from some of the very specialized classes offered by the Seminary.

Inside the walls of the Seminary there is also evidence of increasing enrollment in both the formation program for Seminarians and in the M.A.T. program.

A healthy financial report made all the Council members happy as they continued envisioning future possibilities for the Seminary such as an active alumni association, more elective courses, sabbatical opportunities, strategic communications, and formational opportunities for Roman Catholic Seminarians who are required to gain some basic knowledge of the Eastern Catholic Churches.

The Council’s next meeting is scheduled for October of this year.