Applications Now Being Accepted for Fall 2017

Applications for the Archbishop Harry J. Flynn Catechetical Institute are now being taken for classes beginning fall 2017. The two-year class will be held on Monday evenings at Mary, Mother of the Church in Burnsville, and on Tuesday evenings at St. Andrew's Church in Elk River. Space is limited. The deadline for applying is July 31, 2017. All components of the application are due at this time and MUST be mailed in together.

  • Completed and Signed Application (Be sure to check which location you would like to attend.)
  • Personal Statement
  • Two Letters of Recommendaiton (One from your pastor)
  • $20 Non-refundable application fee


Completed Registration packets must be sent to:

Archbishop Harry J. Flynn Catechetical Institute

Registration Department

The Saint Paul Seminary

2260 Summit Avenue

St. Paul, MN  55105


Download the application for registration: CI Application 2017-2019

The cost is $300 per module. There are four modules over the two-year period. The $300 tuition is paid prior to the beginning of each module.

Questions about the application process can be directed to


Module 1 Schedule

Sept. 11: Class begins with opening Mass 

Sept. 18 - Dec. 11: Class from 7pm - 9pm

Two Saturday Formative Sessions: TBD



Module 2 Schedule

Feb. 5: Class resumes

Spring Break: No class March 26

Easter Break: No class April 2

Two Saturday Formative Sessions: TBD