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Registration Opens for Fall Pastoral Spanish Classes at College of Notre Dame of Maryland

June 17, 2011

College of Notre Dame of Maryland has begun registration for two Pastoral Spanish classes that will run during the fall semester.

Two sessions of Spanish Language and Culture for Pastoral Settings (Part 1) will be offered on Tuesdays starting on September 20 and running through November 29 (excluding November 22). Afternoon sessions will be offered from 3 to 5 p.m. and evening sessions will be offered from 6 to 8 p.m.

Spanish Language and Culture for Pastoral Settings (Part 2) will be offered Wednesday afternoons from 4 to 6 p.m. starting September 21 and concluding November 30 (excluding November 23).

Spanish Language and Culture for Pastoral Settings (Part 1) is geared toward professionals or volunteers who work with the Hispanic community in parishes, schools, hospitals or other pastoral settings. The language component of the class enables students to learn basic conversational Spanish and elemental phrases. Pronunciation, listening and speaking skills are emphasized. The cultural component of the class focuses on the spirituality and faith expressions of the Hispanic community. 

Spanish Language and Culture for Pastoral Settings (Part 2) emphasizes good pronunciation and speaking skills and provides greater focus on grammar, particularly the past tense, in order to increase conversational skills. Further study of cultural expressions to aid in ministry to and deepen understanding of the Hispanic community will be explored.

Enrollment is limited, and early registration is recommended. The fee for each course is $400 per person or $1,050 for three participants if registered by September 6. After that date the fee is $425 per person or $1,125 for three participants. For more information or to register, call 410-532-5306, send an e-mail to Linda Stilling, SSND at lstilling@ndm.edu or visit www.ndm.edu/PastoralSpanish.

College of Notre Dame of Maryland 
College of Notre Dame of Maryland, a Catholic liberal arts college founded in 1895 by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, engages students as confident, capable learners and leaders, thriving in the vibrant, personal community of its distinguished Women’s College, College of Adult Undergraduate Studies and College of Graduate Studies. Rich in tradition, Notre Dame provides students with opportunities in research, study abroad and service to the global community. Notre Dame’s graduates change lives—in their careers, communities and families. In September 2011, the College becomes Notre Dame of Maryland University. Visit www.ndm.edu.