Course Description

Inspired by the famous gatherings of JRR Tolkien and CS Lewis at Oxford’s Eagle and Child pub, these seminars feature a presentation on an influential piece of Catholic literature, conversation, prayer, and glass of your favourite beverage.  Please “Bring your own Beverage” of either beer, wine or soft drink to share.

In this course, Fr. Camou examines the Second Vatican Council's document on the sacred liturgy, Sacrosanctum Concilium.

Dates:  Tuesdays

February 1, 8, 15

Times:  6:00pm to 8:00pm (with lecture from 6:30pm to 7:30pm)

Location: St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, 2312 E. Campbell Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85016.

Zoom link for video conferencing available upon registration.

The Institute Classroom is located to the west of the church, in the parish office building, south of the gift shop, towards Campbell Ave.

Phone: 602-954-9089


Fr. Fernando Camou

Since his ordination in 2015, Father Camou has served as Parochial Vicar at St. Thomas Aquinas Parish in Avondale, Assistant Director of Vocations, Chaplain at St. John Paul II Catholic High School in Avondale, Vice Rector of Nazareth House Seminary in Phoenix, and Chaplain at Seton Catholic Preparatory. In 2020, Father Camou earned a Licentiate in Liturgical Theology (STL) and a certificate in Spiritual Direction and Retreat Ministry. Father Camou is both honored and excited to embark on this new journey as the Rector of SS. Simon and Jude!

Course curriculum

  • 1

    About the Seminar

    • Reflection Questions for Online Courses

    • Accessing the Reading

  • 2

    Session 1

    • Video

  • 3

    Session 2

    • Video

  • 4

    Session 3

    • Video