Retreat Policy: All students are required to attend their class retreats organized through their theology classes and the Campus Ministry Office. All teachers are notified in advance of the students participating in the retreat and they will make special arrangements for missed work. No notes from parents dismissing students from the retreat will be accepted.
This one-semester course is intended to give students general knowledge and appreciation of Sacred Scripture. Through the study of the Bible, students will encounter the Living Word of God, Jesus Christ. Students will learn about the Bible, authored by God through inspiration, and its value to people throughout the world. Reading the Bible, familiarization of the structure of the Bible with particular attention to the Gospels, will enable students to know and love Jesus Christ more personally.
Paired with 103 Who is Jesus Christ?
This one-semester course is intended to introduce students to the mystery of Jesus Christ, the Living Word of God, and the Second person of the Blessed Trinity. Students will come to understand that Jesus Christ is the ultimate Revelation to us from God. In learning about who He is,students will learn who He call on them to be.
Paired with 102 The Revelation of Jesus Christ in Scripture
This one-semester course is intended to help students understand all that God has done for us through His Son, Jesus Christ. In this course, the student will learn that for all eternity, God has planned for us to share eternal happiness with Him, which is accomplished through the redemption that Christ won for us. Students will learn that they share in this redemption only in and through Jesus Christ. Students will be introduced to what it means to be a disciple of Christ, and what the life as a disciple entails.
Paired with 203 Jesus Christ’s Mission Continues in The Church
This one-semester course is a one semester course that follows The Mission of Jesus Christ. This course will help the student understand that in and through the Church they encounter the living Jesus Christ. The student 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 student will come to know that the Church is the living Body of Christ today. This Body has both divine and human elements. The students will learn not so much about events in the life of the Church, but about the sacred nature of the Church.
Paired with 202 The Mission of Jesus Christ (The Paschal Mystery)
This course is intended to help the student understand the essential message of Christ’s moral teaching and the importance of love of God and love of neighbor. Conscience formation and an understanding of the Commandments will assist the students in their ability to make good moral decisions in line with the teachings of Jesus Christ.
Paired with 303 Meeting Jesus in the Sacraments
This one-semester course is designed to assist students in their understanding of the Seven Sacraments as an important way to encounter Jesus Christ as present to the Church and world today. Greater understanding of each of the Sacraments will help students understand that fuller sacramental participation, with the accompanying benefits of grace, will draw them into closer communion with God and neighbors.
Paired with 302 Life in Jesus Christ
In this one-semester course, students will be exposed to the major religions of the world in order to instill respect for the belief systems of others in a multicultural world. The course will be a comparative study of the many faiths of the world, providing some understanding of the history, ethics, doctrine and rituals of each.
Paired with 403 Vocations
This one semester course leads the students toward a deeper understanding of the vocations of life: how Christ calls us to live. In this course, students will learn how all vocations are similar as well as how they differ. They will 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.
Paired with 402 Disciple of Jesus