Applying to St. Therese Institute:

We want our application process to not only be the way that you apply, but to also be a tool that you can use to discern if St. Therese is where God is calling you to grow and study at this time in your life :)
Application process:
  1. Fill out and submit the application below, then pay your Application Fee (see details below)
  2. Next, an Admissions Coordinator will contact you to help you:
    1. Complete and submit a discernment questionnaire.
    2. Confirm submission from your three references.
    3. Schedule and participate in an admissions Q&A and conversation.
  3. Our applications team will also discern and discuss your application, and approve your acceptance.

Application Fee & Deposit:

  • $100 fee to cover application processing, until Aug. 12.
    Early application discounts:
       • until Feb. 15: $0 / no application fee
       • Feb 16-Apr 30: $50 application fee
    Applications after Aug. 12 will be permitted on a case-by-case basis, and may incur an additional rush application fee.
  • $350 non-refundable deposit, due upon acceptance to hold your position. Will be applied towards second semester.

Program Costs for 2022-2023 (per 4.5 month semester; due September and January):

  • $3,700 tuition* (eligible for income tax receipt)
  • $1,575 room (or $350/month)*
  • $1,350 meal plan (or $300/month)*
  • $100 student event fee*
    * due in full at start of semester 

Course Books and Materials:

  • Approximately $600-800 per year

Student Application - Header

St. Therese Institute of Faith and Mission
Nine-Month Faith Formation Program
— Application Form — First Year Students —

Please fill out and submit the application form below. Someone from our admissions team will contact you soon!

(Note: If you are a St. Therese alumni and would like to apply for the Second Year Program, please use the Second Year Program Application Form )

If we can assist you in any way during your application process, please email Jim Anderson, Director of Formation or by phone 306-369-2555 x102.

StT Application — Part 1
Personal Information


Mailing Address

Contact Info

Additional Information

Note: We recommend that applicants be 18 or older by October 1 of the year that they are applying for.
If you have completed high school but will not yet be 18 year of age by October 1, we ask that you please contact us prior to applying.

Recent Photograph

Please include a recent photograph (selfies accepted!) of yourself so that we can put a face to the name when we talk with you.

Photo upload requirements:

  • .jpg .png or .gif file format;
  • If attaching a photo to your application, we recommend that the file is NO LARGER THAN 3.5MB (photos larger than this cause problems in submitting the application). If you need to make it smaller, try emailing the photo to yourself as many email apps will present you with the option to reduce the file size; after your email from-you-to-you arrives, save and use that photo . Alternately, crop/resize the photo using the program/app of your choice (or an online service such as and save it as a JPG (medium-level compression or quality). A photo that is at least 600 x 900px is recommended if cropping from larger.

Attach a recent photo stored on your computer/device:


High School

College / University

Faith and Catholic Formation
Please check all that apply:
StT Application — Part 2
"Getting to Know" You Questions
Work Experience
Volunteer Experience
Your Application to St. Therese Institute
Mental and Physical Health

Personal Assessment

Please rate yourself on a scale of 1 to 10 (10 being the highest)


Three (3) people will need to submit confidential reference forms on your behalf to complete of the application process. The following may help you decide who to approach for a reference:

Each reference person should be: 1) someone you have known for more than six months; 2) who knows you well; 3) is objective; 4) has been in contact with you within the last year, and; 5) not related to you.
ACCEPTABLE: e.g.: your parish priest / pastor, your prayer / youth group leader, your employer / superviser / co-worker, your teacher / professor, or another individual that knows you well and will provide an honest & objective referral. UNACCEPTABLE: e.g.: Immediate family members, other close relatives, roommate, personal friends. If in doubt about an reference's suitability, please contact us!

Reference #1
Reference #2
Reference #3


It is YOUR responsibility to contact your reference and provide them with the Confidential Reference Form link or PDF.

Each reference will submit the completed Reference Form back directly to us.

ONLINE REFERENCE FORM: option 1) Visit the"Setup a Reference Form" page to create a link to send to your references. You will have the option to pre-enter select fields on the form (eg. your name, their name and contact info)
option 2) Ask your references to visit This will be a blank copy of the reference form and they will have to fill out all the information themselves.

PDF REFERENCE FORM: Visit to find a link for downloading a printable / emailable PDF or Word-DOCX version of the reference form.

Any Additional Questions?
StT Application — Ready to Submit!

Once your application has been reviewed, you will be contacted to arrange an Admissions Interview to discuss your application and any questions you may have about the Faith Formation Program. Your application will be accepted pending the Admissions Interview; a $200 deposit (which will be applied towards your Program Fee) will be due upon formal acceptance into the formation program for the coming year. Upon arrival at STS, your full tuition is due. Payment options will be presented during your Admissions Interview.

Privacy: Your information will never be sold or shared, and your application responses will remain confidential. By proceeding, you agree to transmit securely all data you've entered on this Application Form to St. Therese Institute of Faith and Mission, and consent to the storing of this data in a secure database. You may at any time request to have your application responses removed from the database. 

I hereby submit my application...


• Faith Formation Programs questions: Jim Anderson (Director of Formation)


Double check all your entries. Then, please click the SUBMIT button only ONCE.

Examples of activity indicator:
Spinning Browser Activity IndicatoriOS Browser Activity Indicator
If you have attached a RECENT PHOTOGRAPH of yourself to your application, please wait while the photo uploads. It could take several minutes to upload, depending on the file size. You should see an activity indicator (eg. a spinning arrow or sliding-bar)  somewhere on your browser window, indicating that the file is transfering. Please don't reclick the SUBMIT button during this time or it will restart the upload of your file from scratch. If this is taking a reeeeeee-eally long time, consider cropping/resizing your image so that the file it is smaller.

Example of Error:
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If NOTHING SEEMS TO HAPPEN after clicking SUBMIT, scroll back up to the top of the application and look for any red warnings indicating that something was not entered correctly or is missing. Fix the indicated entries, and then click SUBMIT again.