Catholic Theological College is a place of learning and research in a wide range of fields associated with the Christian faith. It offers opportunities for deeper understanding of our faith and for exploring the ways in which that faith can contribute to our contemporary world. Studying at CTC is a chance to be enriched by this reflection, drawing on the Catholic tradition, in a community that is committed to pastoral service of the Church.
The College brings together a stimulating and supportive mix of lay men and women, religious, and those preparing for the priesthood, with students of all ages and backgrounds. Some attend just a few lectures for personal interest, others complete undergraduate or postgraduate awards, with a growing number pursuing research in masters or doctoral degrees.
CTC is a College of the University of Divinity, which is a pioneer of ecumenical cooperation in theological education. It includes colleges from a wide range of Christian churches, and has been offering academic awards for over a century.
CTC staff are not only highly qualified, with many having studied internationally, but are also actively involved in the pastoral life of the Church. Many of them have long experience as ministers, teachers and preachers which greatly enriches the perspective they bring to their scholarly reflection.
At the heart of CTC is the Mannix Library, which continues to add new scholarly resources to a collection that has been built up over more than ninety years. Its shelves of books and journals are surrounded by open and airy study spaces, which encourage its users to take up and read (Tolle lege), as the College motto suggests.
As you explore our website, I am sure you will find much useful information. I hope that you will also hear an invitation to join us at CTC, to deepen your understanding of the riches of our faith.