Diocesan Specializations

What is a Specialization?

Specializations are diocesan workshops and or training offered by various diocesan offices for ALL parish ministers who desire to serve their local parish community.  

There are two levels of specializations. The Basic level meets the requirements for PMFP and the advance specializations meet the requirements for CMF. 

What offices offer specializations?

You may click on any of the following offices to visit their webpage.

Office of Catechetical Ministry

Office of Charismatic Renewal

Office of Marriage and Family Life

Office of Communications

Office of Ministry with Young Catholics

Office of Life Dignity and Justice

How many specializations may I have or take?

You may take more than one

Upcoming Events

PMFP esta aceptando inscripciones para las clases que comienzan en noviembre. Inscripción de PMFP

Individuals interested in registering for the third year (practicum) course for the Catholic Bible Institute (CBI) please use the links below to register. 

Because of the COVID-19 emergency, it is not possible for LMU to organize an in-class course this year.  However, the Los Angeles Archdiocese is offering this course online, and it begins on Saturday, Sept. 12.

Remember, the CBI Practicum Year is not an LMU course but rather is run by the Office of Religious Education of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

Registration Link: https://bit.ly/32Ons9J

Link for Tuition: https://bit.ly/3lONNxo

Link to CBI page: https://lacatholics.org/cbi/

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