Admissions Application Letter of Recommendation Form

Applicants for admission to Catholic Theological Union (CTU) seek references who will evaluate their potential for graduate theological study and for professional ministry
Please write a letter addressing the following questions, then upload your file and submit through this form or email it to
- How long, and in what capacity, have you known the applicant?
- How would you describe the applicant's character and values?
- How do you view the applicant's understanding and integration of faith and/or religious practice in daily life?
- How would you assess the applicant's intellectual qualities and ability to do graduate work?
- What gifts and strengths would the applicant bring to the service of professional ministry? Include any areas for growth or potential challenges you think this applicant may face. Feel free to reflect on the following topics:
  • Working style
  • Leadership in community
  • Theological Insight
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Communication skills
  • Commitment to justice
  • Approach to conflict
  • Sense of call for ministry
  • Sense of self/identity
  • Willingness to collaborate
  • Interreligious dialogue
  • Ability to work with diverse groups

Please indicate your overall support for the applicant's admission to CTU: *