The faith we teach is rooted in the History of the Church. The first 800 years focused on defining the Church's identity and the culture of the western world.
Classes include: The Discipline of Church History, the Underground Church, Leadership in the Early Church, Faith and Practices of the Early Church, The Appeal of Christianity, The Decline of Rome and North Africa, Fathers and Doctors of the Church, The Emergence of Christendom, Carolingian Culture and Monasticism, The Muslim Conquest of Spain and Christian Culture of the First Millennia, Conversions Among European Peoples
The faith we teach is rooted in the History of the Church. The years 801 to the Reformation focused on defining the Church's authority and the culture of the Western World.
Classes include: An Introduction to Medieval Church Life, Papal Reassertion and the East-West Schism, High Medieval Church Structure and Monasticism, The Crusades, The Torch of the Middle Ages, The Last Middles Ages and Marian Devotion, The Renaissance Papacy and Changes to Europe, Church Art and the Middle Ages and Renaissance, The Church and Martin Luther, Apologetics and the Reformation.
The faith we teach is rooted in the History of the Church. The years after the Reformation have focused on defining the Church's teaching and mission throughout the world.
Classes include: The Aftermath of the Reformation and its effects, The Counter-Reformation and the Council of Trent, St. Ignatius of Loyola, The Jesuits and Missions, Catholicism Expands Across the Oceans, The Church, Science and Reason, Divisions and Revolution, The Slave Trade, the American Civil War and Catholics, The Church's Emergence into the Modern Age, Catholicism and the First Half of the Twentieth Century, Vatican II to Present.
Fifty Years after the Second Vatican Council, this course addresses the council documents and their significance in the Church today.
Classes include: Fifty Years of Vatican Council II, The Reform of the Liturgy, The Church Describes Herself, The New Ecumenism, The Members of the Church, Christian Education, The Media, Religious Liberty, Revelation and Sacred Scripture, The Church in the Modern World, The Significance of Vatican Council II.
By studying the Catechism of the Catholic Church and the Second Vatican Council documents, we can deepen our understanding of the Catholic Church.
Classes include: The Nature of the Church, The Constitution of the Church, The Church is One, The Church is Holy, The Church is Catholic, The Church is Apostolic, The Hierarchy, Members of the Church, The Communion of Saints, Mary, Mother of Christ and Mother of the Church