Introduction to Catholic Journalism (Winter 2024)

Tuesday evenings – 7:30PM (Eastern Time Toronto/New York)

This 12-week, non-credit course covers the foundations of Catholic journalism, including the theology of Catholic journalism, basic journalism skills, such as the interview and what makes a good story, and ethics for the Catholic newsroom. The format includes lectures, discussions and assignments.

Who is this course for?

For journalists in the U.S., Canada or abroad at any stage in their career, as well as aspiring journalists, interested in working in Catholic news. Ideal for Catholic media who want to train a new hire and communications directors seeking insight into how to pitch to and work with Catholic journalists.

Our Instructors

  • Dominic Chan, EXimages
  • Laura Ieraci, The Religion & Journalism Project
  • Shannon Mullen, National Catholic Register
  • Terry O’Neill, The B.C. Catholic newspaper
  • Paul Schratz, The B.C. Catholic newspaper
  • Peter Stockland, The Catholic Register

Cost & Registration

Cost: $100.00 Canadian

To register, please use the form below. Payment processing will be handled by our partner Catholic Conscience via Paypal accepting major credit cards. (You do not need to have or open a Paypal account).

Registration is limited to 20 students.



Winter 2024 Schedule
Jan 23, 2024 07:30 PM
Jan 30, 2024 07:30 PM
Feb 6, 2024 07:30 PM
Feb 13, 2024 07:30 PM
Feb 20, 2024 07:30 PM
Feb 27, 2024 07:30 PM
Mar 5, 2024 07:30 PM
Mar 12, 2024 07:30 PM
Mar 19, 2024 07:30 PM
Mar 26, 2024 07:30 PM
Apr 2, 2024 07:30 PM
Apr 9, 2024 07:30 PM

This course is conducted via Zoom Meeting.
All time is Eastern Time Zone (Toronto/Canada, New York/USA)

Course Partners

Registration for the Winter 2024 session is now closed.

We expect to hold an in-person week-long summer workshop in Toronto in August 2024.

The Introduction level course will resume in Fall 2024.




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