The purpose of this course is to give students a general knowledge and appreciation of the Sacred Scriptures. Through their study
of the Bible they will come to encounter the living Word of God, Jesus Christ. In the course they will learn about the Bible,
authored by God through Inspiration, and its value to people throughout the world. If they have not been taught this earlier,
they will learn how to read the Bible and will become familiar with the major sections of the Bible and the books included in each
section. The students will pay particular attention to the Gospels, where they may grow to know and love Jesus Christ more personally.
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the mystery of Jesus Christ, the living Word of God, the Second Person
of the Blessed Trinity. In this course students will understand that Jesus Christ is the ultimate Revelation to us from God.
In learning about who he is, the students will also learn who he calls them to be.
The purpose of this course is to help students understand all that God has done for us through his Son, Jesus Christ. Through
this course of study, students will learn that for all eternity, God has planned for us to share eternal happiness with him, which
is accomplished through the redemption Christ won for us. Students will learn that they share in this redemption only in and
through Jesus Christ. They will also be introduced to what it means to be a disciple of Christ and what life as a disciple entails.
The purpose of this course is to help the students understand that in and through the Church they encounter the living Jesus
Christ. They will be introduced to the fact that the Church was founded by Christ through the Apostles and is sustained by
him through the Holy Spirit. The students will come to know that the Church is the living Body of Christ today. This Body
has both divine and human elements. In this course, students will learn not so much about events in the life of the Church but about the
sacred nature of the Church.
The purpose of this course is to help students understand that they can encounter Christ today in a full and real way in and through the sacraments, and especially through the Eucharist. Students will examine each of the sacraments in detail so as to learn how they may encounter Christ throughout life.
The purpose of this course is to help students understand that it is only through Christ that they can fully live out God’s plans for their lives. Students are to learn the moral concepts and precepts that govern the lives of Christ’s disciples.
The purpose of this course is to help students to understand the vocations of life: how Christ calls us to live. In this course,
students should learn how all vocations are similar and how they differ. The course should be structured around married life,
single life, priestly life, and consecrated life. Students should learn what it means to live life for the benefit of others and the
value in considering a vocation in service to the Christian community.
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the Church’s social teaching. In this course, students are to learn how
Christ’s concern for others, especially the poor and needy, is present today in the Church’s social teaching and mission.