Aspirants and Candidates

Formation Weekend Schedule (Fall 2016 & Spring 2017)

Class Location:
Our Lady of the Hills Catholic Church
120 Marydale Lane
Columbia, SC 29210

Saturday: 8:30am - 6:30pm
  • 8:30am: Arrival & Morning Prayer
  • 9:00am - 12:00pm: Pastoral, Spiritual, & Human Formation
  • 1:00pm - 5:00pm: Saint Leo Instruction
  • 5:30pm: Mass
Sunday: 8:30am - 1:00pm
  • 8:30am: Arrival & Morning Prayer
  • 9:00am - 1:00pm: Saint Leo Instruction

Fall Semester 2016

1st Tuition Payment due: September 10, 2016

Saturday & Sunday September 17 & 18, 2016
  • Rite of Admission Mass: Saturday, September 17, 2016 5:30pm, Our Lady of the Hills
  • Bishop Guglielmone will conduct the Rite of Admission to Lector for the Class 2019 & Graduation for Class 2017
  • Saturday & Sunday October 15 & 16, 2016
  • Saturday & Sunday November 19 & 20, 2016
  • Saturday & Sunday December 10 & 11, 2016 **Location: Pastoral Center, Charleston
Class 2017:
Canon Law, with Fr. Miles: August 6, 13, 20, 27, 2016
Homiletics with Fr. Tuttle & Deacon Pierce: Fall Semester Dates

Saint Leo Instruction:Saturday Morning Presentation
2019: THY565/REL427 Ecclesiology2019: Spirituality
2021: THY566/REL400 Theology of the Diaconate2021: Assorted Diocesan Speakers


Spring Semester 2017

2nd Tuition Payment due: January 10, 2017

  • Saturday & Sunday January 21 & 22, 2017
  • Saturday & Sunday February 18 & 19, 2017
  • Saturday & Sunday March 18 & 19, 2017
  • Saturday & Sunday April 22 & 23, 2017 **4th weekend due to Easter
Saint Leo Instruction:Saturday Morning Presentation
2019: THY513/REL431 Sacraments2019: Care of the Sick and Dying
2021: PHI502/REL400 Philosophical Foundations2021: Sacraments

Spring Semester 2017

3rd Tuition Payment due: April 30, 2017

Schedule for both days: 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • 8:30am: Arrival & Morning Prayer
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm Saint Leo Instruction
  • 5:30pm: Mass (Saturday evening)
  • Saturday & Sunday May 20 & 21, 2017
  • Saturday & Sunday July 15 & 16, 2017
Saint Leo Instruction:
2019:THY521/REL330 Ethics
2021:THY501/REL124 Hebrew Scriptures