COURSES FOR FALL 2016 SEMESTER
September 12 – December 2, 2016

CLASSROOM COURSES

Registration deadline: August 31, 2016

LT 101 CATECHISM II: CATHOLIC SACRAMENTAL& LITURGICAL THEOLOGY (2 credits)
Astudy of the theology of the seven sacraments as revealed by their origin,development, and liturgical celebration as described in Part II of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

Thursdays, Sept. 15 – Dec. 1
Assumption,Mattese
7:00 – 9:15 p.m.
Fr. Tom Keller

 
LT101A INTRODUCTION TO LITURGICAL THEOLOGY
THE TRINITARIAN MEANING OF THE MASS AND THE SACRAMENTS:

Beginning Monday, September 12, 2016, Fr. Phil Krill,pastor of St. Gertrude's (Krakow) and St. Ann's (Clover Bottom) parishes, will offer a 10-week class on the Trinitarian Meaning of the Mass and the Sacraments. This course is free of charge to the public, and is also available for catechist certification credit through the Paul VI Institute of the Archdiocese of St. Louis. Dates, times and location are as follows:

Location: St. Ann's Church (in the Undercroft or lower level of the church)
7851Highway YY
Washington, MO 63090
(636)239-3222

Time: 6:30p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Dates: September 12, 19
October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
November 7, 14, 21 

MT 101 Catechism III: Foundations of catholic morality (2 credits)
Formerly listed as MT 120-Foundations of Morality
A study of the foundational principles of moral theology and the fundamental moral teachings emphasizing that the way of Christ "leads to life,"as described in Part III of the CCC.

Thursdays, Sept. 15– Dec. 1.
Immaculate Conception, Dardenne
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Dr. Barbara Blackburn

MT137 LIVING THE CORPORAL WORKS OF MERCY BASED UPONTHE CATHOLIC SOCIAL
TEACHINGS (2 credits)
This course will examine theChurch's Seven Principles of Catholic Social Teaching with references to other pertinent documents and resources. The teachings will be lived by looking at each Corporal Work of Mercy. We will examine how to help children, teens and adults live a merciful life style. Creative examples, resources and activities will be studied.

Mondays, Sept. 12 – Nov. 28
Our Lady of Guadalupe
4:00 – 6:15 p.m.
Sr. Cathy Doherty, SSND

MT170 PREPARING TO IMPLEMENT VIRTUE-BASEDRESTORATIVEDISCIPLINE(VBRD) (2 CREDITS)
Prepare your VBRDtm team for full implementation at every level in lyour parish and school community.  Committees of five(5) participating members (administrators,staff, parents) will work together to plan and implement the VBRDtm model.  The course integrates Evangelization, Catholic Identity, virtue education with restorative practices to show measurable outcomes in addressing bullying and other disruptive behaviors.  Participants from each school/parish will implement some components in their respective schools and results will be presented and discussed in class.  Please visit www.archstl.org/paul6 more information.  Course will meet after school at Sacret Heart, Troy.

Thursdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Sacred Heart School
110 Thompston Drive
Troy, MO  63379
Contact instructor for information
Lynne Lang
lynnelang@archstl.org
314-280-3723

**RE 170 CREATIVITY IN CATECHESIS (2 credits)|
Formerly listed as RE 170: Introduction to Catechetics
Thiscourse will open you to new and creative ideas as you teach catechetics on allgrade levels (Primary to Junior High); a comprehensive course for new and experienced catechists; practical skills and activities from traditional and contemporary sources make this a spiritually renewing experience. **Satisfies the two credit hour requirement in RE for Archdiocesan ElementaryTeacher/PSR Elementary Catechism Certification. There will be an activity and book fee for this class.

Saturdays, Sept.17,24, Oct.8, 15, 22, 29 and Nov. 5
Christ Prince of Peace, Church Basement
8:30– 11:30 a.m.
Dotty Sanning

SS185 LUKE/ACTS (2 credits)
A study of the main themes of St.Luke's Gospel and the account of the early Church as found in the Acts of the Apostles.

Tuesdays, Sept. 20 – Nov. 29
St.Joseph, Farmington
7:00– 9:15 p.m.
Fr. Rickey Valleroy 

 

ONLINE COURSES

ST 101 CATECHISM I: BASIC CATHOLIC DOCTRINE (2 credits)
A study of the fundamental beliefs of the Catholic faith as outlined in the creed and described in Part I of the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC).

ONLINE
Dr. John L. Gresham

LT 101 CATECHISM II: CATHOLIC SACRAMENTAL& LITURGICAL THEOLOGY (2 credits) FULL
A study of the theology of the seven sacraments as revealed by their origin,development, and liturgical celebration as described in Part II of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

ONLINE
Fr. Phil Krill

MT 101 Catechism III: Foundations of catholic morality (2 credits)
A study of the foundational principles of moral theology and the fundamentalmoral teachings emphasizing that the way of Christ "leads to life," as described in Part III of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

ONLINE
Dr.Shawn McCauley Welch

SP 101 CATECHISM IV: INTRODUCTION TO CATHOLIC PRAYER AND SPIRITUALITY (2 credits)
An introduction to Catholic spirituality and the life of prayer as a personal relationship with the "living God." Covers the nature and meaning of prayer,prayer in scripture and tradition, types of prayer, obstacles to prayer and the Our Father as the model prayer. Based on Part IV of the CCC.

ONLINE
Sr. Adriane Torrisi, SDSH & Sr. Guadalupe Rodriguez, SDSH

SS 101 INTRODUCTION TO SACRED SCRIPTURE (2 credits)
A general survey of the Old and New Testamentscriptures from a literary, historical and theological perspective, and an introduction to basic principles of Catholic scriptural interpretation.

ONLINE
Dr. MichaelHardwick

SP108 SPIRITUAL FORMATION: BEATITUDES ANDEUCHARIST (2 credits)
A reflective examination of the New Law of the Beatitudes, the lived expression of ourpersistent, dynamic remaining in the Eucharist, as constitutive of the Church,imperative of the Christian.

ONLINE
Rev. Damien R.Dougherty, OFM

SS187 PAULINE LETTERS (2 credits)
Who was Paul, why is he importantand why do his writings make up 30% of the New Testament? Paul's letters are complex, and difficult for many readers. But Paul provided a framework for understanding the Christian faith in its earliest decades, and constructed a theological system upon which all of Catholic doctrine builds. This course will provide the tools for tackling the writings of this fascinating and sometimeschallenging biblical writer and Apostle by looking at: a) Paul's understandingof grace and salvation; b) his sacramental and moral theology; c) his understanding and vision for the Church; d) how the interpretation of Paul lies at the center of differences between Catholic and Protestant thought.

ONLINE
Dr. Michael Hardwick

SS 190 THE BOOK OFREVELATION (2 credits)
This course first treats of Apocalyptic Literature: its unique characteristics, themes, and interpretation. This will then be applied to a study of the Book of Revelation tohighlight the book's predominant message of hope to the believers of the firstcentury and of our time.

ONLINE
Rev. Damien R. Dougherty, O.F.M

ST155 A SURVEY OF WORLD RELIGIONS (2credits)
This course will introduce students to the historic and current beliefsand practices of a number of major world religions, with particular focus paidto the other Abrahamic faiths of Judaism and Islam. We will explore these traditions through Catholic teaching on interreligious issues.

ONLINE
Jack Keithley

ST316 AMORIS LAETITIA (2 credits)
This course will look deeply into Pope Francis' exhortation, The Joy of Love. It will look at the suggestions for making the family a more sacredand inviolable beauty in God's plan. The course will provide suggestions for helping to guide today's couples on a path closer to the Lord.

ONLINE
Chris Middendorf