Semester 1: The Paschal Mystery: Centered on the Paschal Mystery and its salvific nature, this class presents Jesus as the culmination of Salvation History. Students will study the need for humanity’s redemption and the suffering, death, and resurrection of Jesus as the means by which God affects our Salvation. Students will also examine the moral and spiritual implications of redemption.
Semester 2: Ecclesiology: Students will study the Church as the Living Body of Christ and the Universal Sacrament of Salvation. The Church’s divine and human elements will be explained and students will study the nature of the Church and its earthly structure (ecclesiology). The course will also touch on major milestones in the history of the Church and its relationship to the modern world.