Marist Lane off Langata Rd, Karen, Nairobi.

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Marist Lane, (700 Mtrs) off Langata Rd

Karen, Nairobi, Kenya

08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Monday to Friday

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+254 202 012787 / +254 2012797

admissions@miuc.ac.ke

Marist Lane, Off Langata Rd

Karen, Nairobi

08:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Monday to Friday

Short Courses

THEME

The metaphor of the “fire” fits well with our spiritual journey and the story of Peter around the fire (Luke 22: 54-62) is our paradigm for spiritual journey for lay, priestly and religious life.

INCOMING INTAKES

Year 2019

20th October 2019 – 29th November 2019 (6 weeks)

Year 2020

26th April 2020 – 12th June 2020 (7 weeks)

18th October 2020 – 27th November 2020 (6 weeks)

Year 2021

11th April 2021 – 29th May 2021 (7 weeks)

17th October 2021 – 27th November 2021 (6 weeks)

MINI SABBATICAL & RENEWAL PROGRAMS CONTENTS

  1. Prayer: Encounters with God / Presence of God / Consolation (We Remember & Give Thanks) and Desolation / Healing Spiritual Shame: Beyond Guilt to Giftedness
  1. Prayer Method: Awakening the Soul Within / The Contemplative Way / Contemplation (St. Ignatius of Loyola, St. John of the Cross, St. Theresa of Avila, Thomas Keating)
  1. Spirituality: Praying with the Mystics: John of the Cross, St. Theresa of Avila, St. Clare of Assisi, Padre Pio, Marthe Robin, Hildegard of Bingen, Julian of Norwich, Thomas Merton, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Dorothy Day, Catherine Doherty / Healing Our Images of God
  1. Self-Knowledge & Self-Acceptance: Inner Explorations for Personal healing / Celebrating our Sacred Story / Family Assessment: Exploring Family Blessings & Burdens / Healing the Past and Releasing Creativity
  1. Healing the Whole Person: Body, Mind and Soul / Exploring Family Systems Through the Genogram or Family Tree / Developing your Genogram or Family Tree / Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
  1. Healing Emotions: Emotions: Help or Hindrance / Constructive handling of emotions / Learning about emotions, common causes, and our responses or reactions / Factors of Emotional Intelligence (EI) / Developing a self-awareness of competencies (personal, social) / Healing Trauma and resolving Grief, Anger, Fear, Anxiety, Shame, Guilt and Frozen Feelings, …
  1. Healing Family Relationships: Healing the Father and Mother Wound / Healing Childhood Wounds / Healing Formation or Community Wounds
  1. Life Transitions: Tour of Mid-Life Transitions / The polarities within me / Post-Modernism (21st Century) / Personal and individual identity vs. Collective and cultural identity / Articulating Vision and Mission statements.
  1. Human Sexuality and Celibate chastity: Conscious Celibacy / Truth or Consequences / Dreams, Archetypes and Shadow Work or Explorations
  1. Non Violent Compassionate Communication (NVC): Compassion Carrying the Oils of Gladness & Joy / Sacred living: Silence, Solitude, Listening with the Heart
  1. Stress and Ministry Burn-Out: Conscious Living, Loving and Being / Healing Addictions and Compulsions and Unearthing Potentials.
  1. Discernment and Mission Re-Entry: Discernment and Choice-making / Spirituality & Recovery: all addictions and compulsions / Mission Re-Entry.

Cost

Accommodation & Feeding is Kes2,200 daily (self-contained rooms)

Tuition fees: Kes12,000 (paid once)

NB:

Bookings to be done with a deposit of 10% (non-refundable)

INCOMING INTAKES

Year 2019

1st December 2019 – 10th January 2020 (6 weeks)

Year 2020

14th June 2020 – 31st July 2020 (7 weeks)

1st December 2020 – 10th January 2021 (6 weeks)

Year 2021

13th June 2021 – 31st July 2021 (7 weeks)

5th December 2021 – 15th January 2021 (6 weeks)

FINAL VOWS PREPARATIONS’ CONTENTS

  1. Prayer: : Choosing the better part / Encounters with God / Presence of God / Consolation (We Remember & Give Thanks) and Desolation
  1. Prayer Method: The Contemplative Way / Contemplation (St. Ignatius of Loyola, Thomas Keating) / Finding God in daily life and fostering a contemplative attitude through Journaling
  1. Spirituality: Awakening the Soul Within / Spirituality of the heart / Praying with the Mystics / The gift of Divine Life: Spiritual Growth in the sacramental life of the Church
  1. Charism and Spirituality: The mission of Jesus / The Church’s Mission in the context of today’s world / Charism and Mission
  1. Christological question: Who do you say that I am? / Contemplation with St. John / The Christ in St. Paul’s Letters
  1. Community life: Celebrating our Sacred Story / Intercultural and Intergenerational living / Developing sense of belonging and ownership / Leadership and authority
  1. The mystery of vocation and consecrated life: the gift of Religious Life in the Church / the gift of religious life in a century of challenges / The beauty and the challenges of Religious Life
  1. Religious Vows in General,
    1. About Obedience: How to seek the will of God?
    2. About Chastity: The call to chastity and to celibacy (boundaries)
    3. About Poverty: Detachment and Interior freedom
  1. My consecrated life: Discernment / Healing Our Images of God / Healing Spiritual Shame: Beyond Guilt to Giftedness / The Journey to Christian maturity … until Christ be formed in me!
  1. Human Development: The gift of Human life / Processes of human and spiritual growth / Fostering psychological maturity
  1. Self-Knowledge & Self-Acceptance: Inner Explorations for Personal healing / Developing Genogram or Family Tree / Family Assessment: Exploring Family Blessings & Burdens
  1. Anthropological considerations: Personal and individual identity vs. Collective and cultural identity / Theology of the body
  1. Healing the Whole Person: Healing Emotions & Healing Family Relationships / Healing the Past and Releasing Creativity
  1. Catholic Church Encyclicals: On the call to holiness in today’s world (Gaudete et Exultate) / The Joy of the Gospel (Evangelii Gaudium) / Care for our common home (Laudato si)

Cost

Accommodation & Feeding is Kes2,200 daily (self-contained rooms)

Tuition fees: Kes12,000 (paid once)

NB:

Bookings to be done with a deposit of 10% (non-refundable)

Year 2020

19th April 2020 (afternoon) – 3rd May 2020 (after Mass at 9.00 am)

Year 2021

18th April 2021 (afternoon) – 2nd May 2021 (after Mass at 9.00 am)

TOPICS FOR FORMATION SKILLS FOR TODAY’S FORMATORS

  1. Rediscovering my personal vocation and answering the “call to become a Formator”
  2. Vocation discernment: detecting signs of growth or of non-growth
  3. Healing emotions (anger, anxiety & fear) and developing one’s Emotional intelligence (EI or EQ)
  4. Enneagram for Formators for self-discovery and growth
  5. Resolving grief & losses, shame, guilt, frozen feelings, and trauma (PSTD)
  6. Evaluation Reports writing
  7. Intergenerational, International and Intercultural living
  8. Journeying with formees on a daily basis
  9. Assessing & Evaluating formees (“process” approach vs. “product” approach)
  10. Spiritual accompaniment & Basic Psychological Counselling skills
  11. Conflict management or resolution with NVC when crises arise
  12. Ministerial boundaries, power differential and Self care of the Formator

Costing:

Cost for two days full accommodation in self-contained rooms:

  1. Full accommodation (breakfast, lunch, supper, tea breaks): 2,200/ person / day x 14 days = 30,800/
  2. Tuition fees: 4,000/ person (paid once)

Grand Total: 34,800/

NB:

Bookings to be done with a deposit of 10% (non-refundable)

Year 2019

1st Dec 2019 (afternoon) – 15th Dec 2019 (after Mass at 9.00 am)

Year 2020

1st Dec 2020 (afternoon) – 15th Dec 2020 (after Mass at 7.00 am)

Year 2021

1st Dec 2021 (afternoon) – 15th Dec 2021 (after Mass at 7.00 am)

Topics for Community Local Leaders (Superiors) skills for Today

  1. The call to be a Christian & Answering Christological questions
  2. Community living and celebration of our giftedness together
  3. Living with difficult people in societies & Communion in communities
  4. Making good use of Appreciative inquiry and / or Theory of Change (Theory U)
  5. Dealing with people struggling with Addictions and OCD in communities
  6. Organizing community meetings and follow-ups
  7. Leadership in the Bible: The Christ Servant leadership model
  8. Leadership in the early Church (St. Paul’s model, …) and in the Church today
  9. Transactional Analysis Perspectives (Eric Berne) and leadership
  10. Leadership and Team work or Team Building: Dialogue & Group development
  11. Active & effective leadership: Renewing my commitment to the Kingdom as a leader & a mentor
  12. Self-care & Sacred living: Silence, Solitude, Listening with the Heart, Creativity, …

Costing:

Cost for two days full accommodation in self-contained rooms:

  1. Full accommodation (breakfast, lunch, supper, tea breaks): 2,200/ person / day x 14 days = 30,800/
  2. Tuition fees: 4,000/ person (paid once)

Grand Total: 34,800/

NB:

Bookings to be done with a deposit of 10% (non-refundable)

(The last weekends of the month)

Any congregation that wishes to suggest our Weekend Final Profession Programs to their temporary professed Brothers / Sisters can apply. We have three options:

Option 1: September – October – November – December

Option 2: January – February – March – April

Option 3: May- June – July – August

Arrival: Preferably on Friday before 18.00)

Departure (check out): Sunday after Lunch (14.00)

Final Vows Weekend Program Contents

  1. Prayer: : Choosing the better part / Encounters with God / Presence of God / Consolation (We Remember & Give Thanks) and Desolation
  1. Prayer Method: The Contemplative Way / Contemplation (St. Ignatius of Loyola, Thomas Keating) / Finding God in daily life and fostering a contemplative attitude through Journaling
  1. Spirituality: Awakening the Soul Within / Spirituality of the heart / Praying with the Mystics / The gift of Divine Life: Spiritual Growth in the sacramental life of the Church
  1. Charism and Spirituality: The mission of Jesus / The Church’s Mission in the context of today’s world / Charism and Mission
  1. Christological question: Who do you say that I am? / Contemplation with St. John / The Christ in St. Paul’s Letters
  1. Community life: Celebrating our Sacred Story / Intercultural and Intergenerational living / Developing sense of belonging and ownership / Leadership and authority
  1. The mystery of vocation and consecrated life: the gift of Religious Life in the Church / the gift of religious life in a century of challenges / The beauty and the challenges of Religious Life
  1. Religious Vows in General,
    1. About Obedience: How to seek the will of God?
    2. About Chastity: The call to chastity and to celibacy (boundaries)
    3. About Poverty: Detachment and Interior freedom
  1. My consecrated life: Discernment / Healing Our Images of God / Healing Spiritual Shame: Beyond Guilt to Giftedness / The Journey to Christian maturity … until Christ be formed in me!
  1. Human Development: The gift of Human life / Processes of human and spiritual growth / Fostering psychological maturity
  1. Self-Knowledge & Self-Acceptance: Inner Explorations for Personal healing / Developing Genogram or Family Tree / Family Assessment: Exploring Family Blessings & Burdens
  1. Anthropological considerations: Personal and individual identity vs. Collective and cultural identity / Theology of the body
  1. Healing the Whole Person: Healing Emotions & Healing Family Relationships / Healing the Past and Releasing Creativity
  1. Catholic Church Encyclicals: On the call to holiness in today’s world (Gaudete et Exultate) / The Joy of the Gospel (Evangelii Gaudium) / Care for our common home (Laudato si)

Costing:

Cost for two days full accommodation in self-contained rooms:

  1. Full accommodation: breakfast (2), Lunch (2), Supper (2), Tea breaks = 5,000/ weekend
  2. Four weekends programs: 5,000 x 4 = 20,000/
  3. Tuition fees: 5,000/ person (paid once).

Grand Total: 25,000/

NB:

Bookings to be done with a deposit of 10% (non-refundable)

Further Modalities

Each participant will take part in two (or even three) daily sessions of Modules in the morning hours (with a health break) and the afternoon will be dedicated to personal work, self-care and growth: discovering possibilities, gaining insight, energy and inspiration.

Experienced Spiritual Directors and Psycho-Spiritual therapists will be available for personal growth. They will provide a depth of personal exploration and inner spiritual experiences. A direct and personalized experience will evoke in the participants the potential and the meanings in one’s life.

NB: At your request,

  1. Each program can be followed by an individually guided retreat (3 – 6 days)
  2. You can design with us your program (Retreat, Workshop, …)

Bro. Dr. Albert Nzabonaliba (fms)

Mobile: +254 720 947 037

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