Rev. Allen R. Kuss portrait

Rev. Allen R. Kuss

Director of Pastoral Formation
Degree
S.T.B. University of St. Thomas Aquinas Rome, 1983
B.A. North Dakota State University, 1980
Office
Fr. Charles Froehle Administration Bldg., Room 140
Phone
(651) 962-5968
Fax
(651) 962-5790
Mail
The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity
University of St. Thomas
2260 Summit Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105

Summer 2018 Courses

Summer 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
DVPT 511 - 01 Summer Pastoral Program I M T W R F - - 0815 - 1700 BEC LL19

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M T W R F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 1700

Location:

BEC LL19

Course Registration Number:

30442 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Allen R. Kuss

The program provides an opportunity to integrate theological studies with pastoral experiences involving ministry to the sick and dying. Both didactic and practical elements are included in one of three options: Spiritual Pastoral Ministry (SPM), based in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis; Directed Spiritual Pastoral Ministry (DSPM), arranged at institutions in the student's home diocese; and Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) at an accredited medical facility. Prerequisite: DVPT 512

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
DVPT 514 - 01 Pastoral Ministry to the Sick M T W R F - - 0815 - 1700 BEC 104

Days of Week:

M T W R F - -

Time of Day:

0815 - 1700

Location:

BEC 104

Course Registration Number:

30446 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

3 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Allen R. Kuss

This course immerses the seminarian in the Roman Catholic Church’s spirituality and ministry of pastoral care. The course addresses the Church’s approach to sickness, addiction, suffering, death, and ministry to grieving families. Under the mentorship of a Catholic priest and a health care facility chaplain, the student visits residents and patients as a means to refine his ministry skills and strengthen his pastoral presence.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
DVPT 660 - 01 Summer Pastoral Program 2 - - - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

30444 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Allen R. Kuss

Provides an opportunity for students to be involved in Hispanic ministry in parish settings in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis or Latin America. Students live in the communities for six to ten weeks to engage in parish ministry and are involved in individual and group theological reflection. Prerequisite: DVPT 601. Noncredit requirement.

Schedule Details

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DVPT 742 - 01 Supervised Diaconate Placement - - - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

30445 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

0 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Allen R. Kuss

Provides deacons and third year students pastoral experience in local parishes from June 1 to August 15 that includes: theological reflection with the pastor, preaching homilies, assisting with Baptisms and Marriages, participating in Summer Bible School and youth programs, leading programs for seniors, visiting nursing homes, hospitals and homebound. Students gather for group theological reflection three times over the summer in local parishes. Non-credit requirement.

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Fall 2018 Courses

Fall 2018 Courses
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J-Term 2019 Courses

J-Term 2019 Courses
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