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Homeworks: and Outline: Introduction to Catholicism

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Unit I Notes Our Relationship With God

Unit II Church

Unit III: The Sacraments

The Mass, Vestments, and Sacred Vessels

Midterm Review

Hebrew Scriptures Assignments

Unit I Origins and Stories

Unit II Abraham and Isaac

Unit III God's Chosen One's

Unit IV Moses Reluctant Hero

Unit IVA The Decalogue

Unit V: Conquerors of the Promised Land: The Judges

Unit VI: Kings and Prophets

Final Review

Course Outline

  • Unit One: Images of God and Our Relationship to the Divine; Our Relationship with God, the Catechism; core Christian Catholic doctrines: Doctrine of Creation, Doctrine of the Trinity; Doctrines of Sin and Salvation; Doctrine of Grace. The Nicene Creed.
  • Unit Two: The Church: Scripture and Tradition; Jesus the Christ;; Marks of the Church; People of God; the Church in Heaven and Earth; the Communion of Saints; the Church hierarchy.
  • Unit Three: The Sacraments: Meaning of sacrament; Baptism, Eucharist; The Mass: Transubstantiation and Consubstantiation; The Vestments and Liturgical Calendar.
  • Unit Four: Mystics and Saints: Gregory of Nyssa, Dionysius the Areopagite, Thomas Aquinas, St. John of the Cross, Blessed Edmund Rice, Saint Francis of Assisi, Saint Ignatius of Loyola; The Blessed Virgin Mary; et al.

Week #1 (9/12-9/16)
Fri 9/9: Read from the Catechism #199-#213 online at http://www.usccb.org/catechism/text/index.htm
 
Mon 9/12: Read and outline key points in paragraphs # 214-#227 online.  Due Thursday, 9/15, Day 5
 
Tues 9/13: Read and outline key points in paragraph # 355-379 online.  Due Thursday, 9/15, Day 5.
 
Wed 9/14: Read Chapter 2 in textbook, and answer questions #1, 2, 5, 6, on page 28.  Due Mon 9/19, Day 7.
 
Thurs 9/15: Read pp. 32-36 in chapter 3 of textbook
 
Fri 9/16: Finish questions in chap. 2 due Mon 9/19.
 
Week #2  (9/19-9/23)
Tues 9/20: Read pp. 32-36 in textbook and do questions 1-7 on p. 48.  Due Fri 9/23.
 
Wed. 9/21: Do Practical Exercize  number 1 in textbook on p. 48.  Due Friday 9/23, Day 3.
 
Thurs 9/22: Read in Catechism on-line #290-314.  Outline main points (typed).  Due Monday 9/26, Day 4.
 
Fri 9/23:  Study notes and homeworks for Unit Test One: Our Relationship to God.  Test on Thurs 9/29, Day 7.
 
Date Assigned: 10/17/2005
Tuesday 10/18: Read the Catechism #80-#95. Outline main points Due Friday 10/21

Wednesday 10/19: Read Supplementary Reading in textbook on p. 62 about St. Leo the Great. Write a one to two paragraph review of main points. Due Friday 10/21

Thursday 10/20: Do an internet search on Images of Church: Body of Christ, People of God, Bride of Christ, Ark of the Covenant. Print out pictoral (pictures) representations of each and hand in.

Friday 10/21: Study for Test on Church on Monday 10/24. Multiple-choice, True/False.

Monday 10/24 Read Chapter 9, The Sacraments, pp. 119-123 in textbook

Tuesday 10/25: Answer Study Questions 1-10 on p. 126 in textbook. Due Friday 10/28

Wednesday 10/26: Do an Internet search on the seven Sacraments and print out representations of each. Due Friday 10/28.

Date Assigned: 10/17/2005
ANNOUNCEMENT!! TEST ON CHURCH MOVED TO WED 10/10/26
 
Journals are due this Friday, 10/21. 
 
Tuesday 10/18: Read the Catechism #80-#95. Outline main points Due Friday 10/21

Wednesday 10/19: Read Supplementary Reading in textbook on p. 62 about St. Leo the Great. Write a one to two paragraph review of main points. Due Monday 10/24 Day 5.

Thursday 10/20: Do an internet search on Images of Church: Body of Christ, People of God, Bride of Christ, Ark of the Covenant. Print out pictoral (pictures) representations of each and hand in.  Due Wed Day 10/26, Day 7

Friday 10/21: Study for Test on Church on Monday 10/26. Multiple-choice, True/False.

Monday 10/24 Read Chapter 9, The Sacraments, pp. 119-123 in textbook

Tuesday 10/25: Answer Study Questions 1-10 on p. 126 in textbook. Due Friday 10/28

Wednesday 10/26: Do an Internet search on the seven Sacraments and print out representations of each. Due Friday 10/28.

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D. “The more I am able to affirm others, to say ‘yes” to them in myself, by discovering them in myself and myself in them, the more real I am. I am fully real if my own heart says yes to everyone” Thomas Merton