A systematic overview of the natural and supernatural rights, responsibilities, and obligations of the Catholic family in educating children in the faith, including practical guidelines for implementing religious instruction in the home and for planting the seeds of faith that then might be watered and nourished by parish catechesis. This course of thirty lessons is divided roughly into three components: Catholic parenting principles (lessons 1-10), domestic church building (lessons 11-20), and forming the Catholic child into a mature Christian (lessons 21-30). The progression of the lessons parallels the sacramental life of the child, beginning with the parents’ bringing the child to Baptism, continuing with the reception of Penance and the Eucharist, and concluding with Confirmation.
When you look at the many titles of Jesus, the one most used is that of Teacher. We will look at his methods with an eye toward imitation of course---he commands us to do this. But the course is written more from the perspective of our being learners and observers first.To this end, the course has three sections: Formation looks at how Christ our teacher called and formed his learners into disciples, and eventually the 12 Apostles; Re-Formation looks at how he challenged their foundational understanding of the Messiah and the mission of his
This course studies catechesis for adults: its tasks and goals, as well as formational needs for Adults and Catechists who teach Adults. By addressing issues in catechesis, this course also prepares Adult Catechists for the New Evangelization.
A study of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy
- Professor: Sue Reilly
This course provides the basic knowledge of Windows operating systems which may be used to have seamless technology streamline your ministry. This tutorial focuses on the Windows 7 application however most of these same lessons apply for Windows Vista as well, and will also work with all higher versions of Windows (e.g. just-released version Windows 8). Tools learned from this course are specifically for quick learning, practical use for beginning computer users and users who are frustrated with learning the application through trial and error. Students must purchase software (offered at an educational rate).
Individual internships may be arrange for supervision with a professor as either a 3 or 6 credit course (3 credits = 1 semester, 6 credits = 2 semesters or entire school year).
This course presents an overview of the RCIA program and its various adaptations. It also include practical and administrative considerations and suggestions for liturgy planning. Ideal for everyone who works with the RCIA program.
A study of the Church’s Liturgy from the East and West, including the Mass, the Sacraments and Liturgy of the Hours.