Continuing Education

Continuing Education at the Franciscan School of Theology offers affordable, high-quality instruction by some of the world’s foremost Franciscan scholars and educators.


Participants may take one, two, three, or all four courses from June 21 through July 16, 2021. Classes are held 9:15 am-12:30 pm PDT, Monday through Friday, and may be taken for Continuing Education Unit (CEU). Classes cost $250 per one-week session (one CEU credit for each course). See course descriptions and registration details below. FST continuing education courses are open to the public and take place online.


Online Courses

The Challenges and Blessings of Catholic Family Life Today (June 21–25)

Francis of Assisi: His Life and Historical Setting (June 28 – July 2)

Francis and Clare of Assisi: Writing and Charism (July 6–9)

The Book of Psalms: A Franciscan Approach (July 12–16)



To Register online please click the button below:


If your sponsoring organization requires an invoice, please include invoicing instructions on your registration form.

If you wish to do a manual registration, please send your request to Sharmeen Enayat at ContinuingStudents@fst.edu or fax: (619) 849-8431.

The registration deadline is June 11, 2021. Please register early as seats are limited and we may close registration earlier if all seats are taken.


Each course is week-long from Monday to Friday and costs $250. Please note, since the 4th of July is a holiday weekend, Br. Bill Short’s course on “Francis and Clare of Assisi: Writing and Charism” has been adapted to a 4-day course from Tuesday, July 6 to Friday, July 9 from 9:15 am-12:30 pm PDT.

You may settle your payment using any of the following payment options, but the online payment option is the most recommended mode of payment.


Pay Online

Please click here to pay Online:

Pay by Phone

Please call (619) 574-5800 to pay by phone with credit or debit cards for an additional $1.00 fee.

Pay by Check

Please mail your check to:

Franciscan School of Theology
RE: Continuing Education
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Kindly include “Registration Fee for CE2021SM” on the memo line of the check and attach a copy of your registration form.


Refund Policy

In order to cover the administrative expenses incurred with registration, FST will refund 90% of tuition until June 11, 2021, and 70% refund until June 18, 2021. No refund is given for cancellations after June 18, 2021.


Sharmeen Enayat


Tel: (619) 574-5800
Franciscan School of Theology
5998 Alcalá Park San Diego, CA 92110



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