The Catholic University of America


 Goals of the Academic Area

     As an academic discipline, Christian Spirituality is interdisciplinary and embraces biblical, liturgical, historical-systematic, catechetics, and moral disciplines. Students may matriculate for a PhD in Spirituality, a Master of Arts in Spirituality, or a certificate in Carmelite Spirituality, Franciscan Spirituality, or Apostolic Spirituality.

      As a pastoral discipline, Christian Spirituality also embraces the contemporary understandings of psychological, social, and political sciences. Students desiring a professional degree may matriculate for a Doctor of Ministry with a concentration in Adult Spiritual Formation. For further details see announcements for Doctor of Ministry Program.




Regis Armstrong

Associate Professors
Joshua Benson, Area director
Raymond Studzinski
Robin Young

Retired Professors

James Wiseman