St. Thomas Aquinas (27K GIF)
St. Thomas Aquinas

The Angelic Doctor

of the Church

angelCentre for Catholic Studies
(incorporating the Centre for
Thomistic Studies Inc.)

Sydney, Australia

The Centre for Thomistic Studies Inc. offers year-round courses on Catholic Church teachings, based on the philosophy and theology of the "Angelic Doctor," Saint Thomas Aquinas.

CTS was founded in 1985 for the purpose of providing a sound and profound education in philosophy and kindred subjects for the people of Sydney, and Australia in general, continuing the work begun by the late Dr. A.M. Woodbury, S.M., Ph. D., S.T.D., a Marist priest and a leading Australian proponent of Thomism.



Programme 2015

Venue: Level 5, POLDING CENTRE
(133 Liverpool Street Sydney 2000)
The Last Things 5pm to 6pm A English
Revelation in Light of the Liturgy 6pm to 7pm F Cudmore
Natural Philosophy 7pm to 8pm F Cudmore
New Testament 5pm to 6pm Dr Y Azize
Logic 6pm to 7pm Dr D Boland
The Gospel of Joy (Pope Francis) 7pm to 8pm Dr D Boland
History of Ancient Philosophy 5pm to 6pm D Younan
Ethics and the Good Life 6pm to 7pm P Kalina
Introduction to Reading Latin 7pm to 8pm P Kalina
Venue: John Berne Centre, Lewisham
(1 Thomas Street, Lewisham)
Logic 6pm to 7pm Dr D Boland

TERM DATES (Start dates are Mondays and end dates are Wednesdays)
Courses commence week of Monday 23rd February and follow the timetable of the university academic year.   

1st Semester: Term 1: 23 Feb - 1 April (6 wks) -- Term 2: 20 April - 24 Jun (10 wks)
2nd Semester: Term 3: 13 Jul - 16 Sep (10 wks) -- Term 4: 6 Oct - 18 Nov (7 wks)
Exams 30th November - 16th December


Contact and Other Details


Polding Centre is located at: Polding Centre, 133 Liverpool St, Sydney

Lewisham Venue: John Berne Centre, 1 Thomas St., Lewisham




Standard - $260 per year per course paid in advance. (Can be paid by term @ $70 per term) There are generous concessions for multiple courses. and other concessions for students etc. (Tea or coffee and biscuits available.) Do not let your present ability to pay the full cost of courses prevent you from attending - discuss with us reduction of fees. We are a non-profit organisation and are only concerned to cover our costs.




Should you wish to enroll, please write, call or email us and we shall get back to you as soon as possible.




Telephone: (mob) 04 2526 3021 or write to The Secretary, Centre for Catholic Studies Inc. Mail may be addressed to CCS/CTS at Polding Centre or Ridge Street address).

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