This is a 3 week course that provides a solid foundation to provide effective and faithful catechesis to your audience. The course surveys the Apostolic Exhortation, Catechesi Tradendae and utilizes written assignments, discussion pages, audio and essays. If you are a catechist in the Diocese of Grand Rapids, MI this course counts for 10 hours for certification, including “professional” theology.
For many of our readers and members here in the Grand Rapids Diocese, and near surrounding areas…..here is a last reminder for tomorrow’s Authenticum Lecture:
Grand Rapids Authenticum
Meets at Sacred Heart Parish Hall – Grand Rapids, MI – Every 1st Thursday of the month.
Next Lecture: Thursday, April 3rd (tomorrow!)
Topic: No Salvation Outside the Church – A Proper Understanding of Ecclesiology
Presenter: Dr. Robert Fastiggi – Professor of Systematic Theology at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit
Wine, Cheese and Refreshments at 6:30 p.m.
Lecture begins at 7:00 p.m.
All Authenticum Lectures count for ongoing Catechist Certification Credit in the Diocese of Grand Rapids
The Lakeshore Authenticum lecture on Aristotle in the Workplace and Confessional is now posted in the Free Resource section of the site (here)
CDs of the lecture, and all past lectures, are available for free at all Authenticum Lectures, or by mail. Email us and we would be happy to send a lecture CD in the mail to you.
This is a great story of a parish restoration in Omaha, Nebraska. It caught my eye because of the principles on which Father Cook endeavored to bring life into the Church again.
The title of the short documentary (which was recently aired on EWTN) is “Where Heaven Meets Earth”
Watch the wonderful story: HERE (scroll down a little for the full documentary).