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May
16

Catholic Social Teaching

Introduction Welcome to your course in Catholic Social Teaching, in which we will aim to explore the principles of the Church’s thought on social matters. Our primary goal is to establish a solid understanding of these principles in order that we  may apply them, later, to the full range of secular commitments. To lead us […]

By webmaster | Fundamental . Social Teaching . Year Two
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May
16

Moral Theology

Introduction Welcome to your course in Moral Theology, in which we will begin to dig into the study of the Christian moral life. To lead us through this course, we are privileged to have with us Fr. Michael Sherwin, OP, professor of Fundamental Moral Theology at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. This course introduces the […]

By webmaster | Fundamental . Morality . Year Two
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Sacramental Life

Introduction Welcome to your course in Sacramental Life, a fundamental aspect of not only the lay vocation, but the life of any Christian. The purpose of this course will be to reflect upon the seven sacraments in order to enter more deeply into the encounter with Our Lord that each offers us. We will consider […]

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Scripture II: Witness to Christ of the First Communities

Introduction Welcome to your second course in Scripture. Building upon what has come before, the purpose of this course is to trace the development of the early Christian witness as it transitions from oral to written form. Beginning with the accounts of Luke, given in both the Gospel and the Book of Acts, and then turning to […]

By webmaster | Fundamental . Scripture . Year Two
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Mar
17

Ecclesiology and History

Introduction Welcome to your course in the study of the Church and its history. To lead us through this course, we are privileged to have with us Fr. Joseph Boenzi, SDB, professor at the Dominican School of Philosophy & Theology in Berkeley, California, and part time professor at the Salesian Pontifical University in Rome, Italy. What […]

By webmaster | Ecclesiology . Fundamental . Year One
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Scripture I

Introduction Welcome to your first course in the rich tradition of reading Scripture. This course will take a different approach than do many academic courses or Bible studies. Within the broader framework of Lay Mission Project, our primary aim is to develop a relationship with Scripture that allows us to know our Lord ever more […]

By webmaster | Fundamental . Scripture . Year One
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Spiritual Practices for “Ordinary” Christians

Introduction Welcome to “Spiritual Practices for ‘Ordinary’ Christians,” a free course offered by the Lay Mission Project specifically for the busy layperson. The goal of this course is to introduce certain habits which any person can easily integrate into daily life to strengthen his or her relationship with our Lord. Although geared toward the laity, […]

By webmaster | Fundamental . Laity . Spirituality . Year One
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Test Course

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Mar
14

The Lay Vocation

Introduction To be a lay person is not merely the “default” position in the Church. A lay person is a member of the Church who in baptism is called upon to participate in the salvific work of the Church in the secular realm; in a special way, the laity are commissioned to make the Church present and operative in those […]

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