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The Center for Catholic Studies is pleased to announce the listing of the following classes for Summer/Fall 2019

The Roman Missal, Lectionary and ORDO (L-1510)

DATE:                  September 21, 2019
TIME:                    9:00 am to 2:30 pm
COST:                   $ 30/Credit or $ 20/Audit
INSTRUCTOR:     Mrs. Beth Hicks
LOCATION:          Cooney Conference Center--611 W. North St.-Gaylord MI

REQUIRED READING: You will need to obtain a 2019 ORDO (if you can't purchase one you may be able to borrow one from your parish). You do not need to purchase a Roman Missal, 3rd. ed. or a Lectionary, but you should be familiar with them.
Registrations must be received no later than: September 13, 2019

Metaphysics (T-1010)

DATE:                   October 19, 2019
TIME:                     9:00 am to 2:30 pm
COST:                   $ 30/Credit or $ 20/Audit
INSTRUCTOR:     Mr. Wayne Winter
LOCATION:         Cooney Conference Center--611 W. North St.-Gaylord, MI

REQUIRED READING:  Aquinas: An Introduction to the Life and Works of the Great Medieval Thinker
Registrations must be received no later than: October 11, 2019

The Writings of John (SC-320)

DATE:                    November 9, 2019
TIME:                     9:00 am to 2:30 pm
COST:                    $ 30/Credit or $ 20/Audit
INSTRUCTOR:      Mr. Wayne Winter
LOCATION:           Cooney Conference Center--611 W. North St.-Gaylord, MI

REQUIRED READING: Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture Series--The Gospel of John AND James, First, Second, and Third John
Registrations must be received no later than: November 1, 2019


Wisdom & Prophetic Literature (SC-220)

DATE:                 December 7, 2019
TIME:                   9:00 am to 2:30 pm
COST:                  $ 30/Credit or $ 20/Audit
INSTRUCTOR:     Rev. Patrick Maher
LOCATION:        Cooney Conference Center-611 W. North St.-Gaylord, MI

REQUIRED READING: Be familiar with the Wisdom and Prophetic books of the New American Bible; bring your New American Bible to class.
Registrations must be received no later than: November 29, 2019

 

PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR INFORMATION/REGISTRATION FLYERS

 

 

 

 

The Roman Missal, Lectionary and ORDO

This course is an overview of the Roman Missal, 3rd ed., and the books that are involved with the celebration of the Eucharistic Liturgy.

You will need to obtain a 2019 ORDO  (If you can’t purchase a one you may be able to borrow one from your parish).  You will not need to purchase a Lectionary or a Roman Missal 3rd. Ed., but you will need to be familiar with them. (Perhaps borrow one from your parish Sacristy-with permission).

NOTE FROM THE INSTRUCTOR: You will need to read BEFORE class:

1-Introduction of the Lectionary; Chapters 1-6 (Sunday or Weekday)
2-The General Instructions of the Roman Missal/G.I.R.M.-(which can be purchased separately or it is found in the Roman Missal 3rd. Ed. introduction)-Universal Norms & General Roman Calendar-Pg. 5; Apostolic Letter, Pg. 152; The Liturgical Year, Pgs. 157-165; The Calendar, Pgs. 166-174

 

Metaphysics (T-1010)

This course will examine the nature of metaphysics and metaphysical issues that are central to Western philosophical tradition.

Metaphysics will cover the mind body problem, free will, universals, substance, time and God.

Required Book—Aquinas:  An Introduction to the Life and Work of the Great Medieval Thinker.  The book must be read before coming to class.  It is $12.00 (while supplies last).

Please contact Tammy to get your copy as soon as possible (989)732-5147.

 

The Writings of John (SC-320)

The writings of John were the last ones to be penned and were historically the furthest from the time Jesus walked the earth.  Advanced theology and Christology can be seen in the verses of John’s writings.  This class will examine John’s writings, Gospels and Letters and relate them to how they tie in with the rest of Sacred Scripture. 

Required reading for this class is: The Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture Series books—The Gospel of John AND James, First, Second, and Third John.

 

 

Wisdom and Prophetic Literature (SC-220)

This course is an examination of books, ideas, and methods of the Wisdom tradition and their place in the Hebrew Scriptures as well as their importance for Biblical thought.

It will study the origin, character, and development of Israelite prophecy, with special emphasis on major theological themes in literature.

Please be familiar with the Wisdom and Prophetic books of the bible. Bring your New American Bible with you to class.