Adult Faith Formation

Faith Seeks Understanding

(fides quarens intellectum)

Summer 2019

Adult Faith Formation Classes

Sunday Gospel Study

Tuesdays,  6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

2nd Floor Seminar Room

 Join us as we prepare for the upcoming Sunday’s Gospel with study and prayer.

Format: We will begin each class by praying with the upcoming Sunday’s Gospel and sharing our experiences. Next, we will look at its historical context. Also, we will explore biblical Greek.

 Instructors: Jason Cox, M.T.S. and Karen D’Onofrio, M.A.

 

June 11        John 16:12-15

June  18      Luke 9:11B-17

June 25      Luke 9:51-62

July 2          Luke 10:1-20

July 9          Luke 10:25-37

July 16        Luke 10:38-42

July 23        Luke 11:1-13

July 30        Luke 12:13-21

August 6      Luke 12:32-48

August 13    Luke 12:49-53

August 20    Luke 13:22-30

August 27    Luke 14:1, 7-14

History of the Catholic Church

Thursdays,  6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

2nd Floor Seminar Room

 

Join us as we explore the highs and lows of 2,000 years of Catholic history.

Instructors:

Connie Graves, M.A., M.Ed. and Jason Cox, M.T.S., M.A. Phil.

 

June 13    Overview of the Story

June 20   Apostolic Period / Persecutions: A.D. 33—300

June 27    Laying a Catholic  Foundation: A.D. 300-400 

     July 4       No Class:   Independence Day

July 11      Early Middle Ages: 400—900

July 18      Late Middle Ages: 900—1300

July 25      Renaissance: 1300—1500

August 1    Reformation and Counter-Reformation

August 8    Age of Revolution

August 15    Enlightenment: 1700—1800

August 22    The Church in the Modern World: 1800—1900

August 29    1900 to Present

Adult Formation Classes

2019 – 2020

FAITH BASICS

Tuesdays,  6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

2nd Floor Seminar Room

Join us as we cover the basics of the Faith.

Instructors: Bret Manero, M.A. and Jason Cox, M.T.S.

September 17 – The Gospel Message: God’s Plan of Salvation

September 24 – God the Father and Divine Revelation

October 1 – Creation and the Fall

October 8 – Story of the Old Testament

October 15 – Jesus: life, death, and resurrection

October 22 – The Second Coming and the 4 Last Things

October 29 – The Christian Moral life: vertical, social, and sexual

November 5 – The Pope, Sacred Scripture, and Sacred Tradition

November 12 – Sin, Temptation, and tactics of the Evil One

November 19 – The Blessed Mother: in Scripture, in Church teaching, in devotion (Instructor: Father Scott)

November 26 – Sacraments of Initiation: Baptism and Confirmation

December 3 – Eucharist: Source and Summit of the Christian Life

December 10 – Sacraments of Healing: Reconciliation and Anointing of the Sick

December 17 – Sacraments of Vocation: Matrimony and Holy Orders (Instructor: Father Scott)

Christmas Break

January 7 – Redemption: How the Paschal Mystery saves us

January 14 – The Holy Spirit: God’s life and love given to us

January 21 – The Catholic Church

January 28 – A Short History of the Church

February 4 – Faith, Works, Grace, and Merit

February 11 – Gifts and Fruits of the Holy Spirit

February 18 – Liturgy: Our participation in God’s work

February 25 – 10 Commandments: the vertical commandments

March 3 – 10 Commandments: the horizontal commandments

March 10 – Developing a Spiritual Life

March 17 – Forms of Prayer

March 24 – Salvation and Justification

March 31 – The Blessed Trinity

April 7 – Penance Service

Easter

April 14 – Living the Faith publicly

April 21 – Being a Missionary

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