Theology

Freshman Religion

2nd Semester: The Revelation of Jesus Christ in Scripture
The purpose of this course is to give students a general knowledge and appreciation of the Sacred Scriptures. Through their study of the Bible they will come to encounter the living Word of God, Jesus Christ. In the course they will learn about the Bible, authored by God through Inspiration, and its value to people throughout the world. If they have not been taught this earlier, they will learn how to read the Bible and will become familiar with the major sections of the Bible and the books included in each section. The students will pay particular attention to the Gospels, where they may grow to know and love Jesus Christ more personally. Deacon Bob Ferguson

Sophomore Religion

2nd Semester: Jesus Christs’ Mission Continues in the Church
The purpose of this course is to help the students understand that in and through the Church they encounter the living Jesus Christ. They 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 students will come to know that the Church is the living Body of Christ today. This Body has both divine and human elements. In this course, students will learn not so much about events in the life of the Church but about the sacred nature of the Church. Deacon Bob Ferguson

Junior Religion

History of the Catholic Church
The purpose of this course is to supply the students with a general knowledge of the Church’s history from apostolic times to the present. They will be introduced to the fact that the Church was founded by Christ through the Apostles and is sustained by him throughout history through the Holy Spirit. In this course, students will learn about the Church’s 2,000 years of history and about how the Church is led and governed by the successors of the Apostles. Deacon Bob Ferguson

Senior Religion

2nd Semester: Special Topics
Students will apply what they learned first semester studying Catholic morality to the study of theology of the body, ethical medical choices, and social justice issues. In addition, they will dive into deeper study of special topics of interest such as ecumenism and the Trinity. Deacon Bob Ferguson