“Ritual is the passage way of the soul into the Infinite.” -Jane Addams The sacraments are considered a keystone of Catholic practice. As physical expressions of sacred experiences, these rituals serve as metaphorical doorways for those in the faith to enter and return to the church. The seven Catholic sacraments each mark important moments from
Although the Catholic Church has provided guidance to its followers for nearly 2,000 years, only recently has it made efforts to work directly with youth. Youth ministry is emerging as a viable career path for those interested in merging their faith with their passion for service. Jobs for directors of religious activities and education (including
Many people choose to study religion as a meaningful way to improve their professional prospects while deepening their faith. Those who study theology can be skilled professionals in a variety of career paths. In general, theology degree programs focus on preparing students for leadership roles in their religious organization or church. They provide the biblical
We talked with Dr. Stuart Squires, an Assistant Professor in Theology and the Theology Area Coordinator at Brescia University. He has some great insight into how earning a theology degree from BUonline can prepare you for careers both within and outside of the church.
There are many diverse Catholic careers open to graduates who hold a theology degree. While ministry jobs may be the most commonly held careers by theologians, there are many jobs in the Catholic Church other than that of priest or pastor. You do not have to be ordained to find work with the Catholic Church,