CHURCH HISTORY COURSE

CLASSES MEET IN THE PARISH HALL ON WEDNESDAYS FROM 7PM-8:15PM

9/20/17

Session I:  33-100 AD            Pentecost and Apostolic Missions begin to shape the Church.

9/27/17

Session II: 100-313 AD           Persecution, Martyrs, and Heresies.

10/4/17

Session III: 300-500 AD          The Council of Nicea, Barbarians, St Jerome and St Augustine.

10/11/17

Session IV: 500-1000 AD        St Benedict, Monasticism and the Rise of Islam.

10/18/17

Session V:   1000-1300 AD     The Best of Christendom, St Thomas Aquinas, Universities and the Crusades.

10/25/17

Session VI:  1300-1500 AD     The Unmaking of Christendom.  Prelude to the Protestant Reformation.

11/1/17

NO CLASS-All Saints Day

11/8/17

Session VII: 1500-1550 AD      The Rise of Protestantism. Our Lady of Guadalupe and the Conversion of the Americas.

11/15/17

Session VIII: 1550-1700 AD      The Church Reforms Itself.  Jesuits, Dominicans and Carmelites Lead the Way.

11/23/17

NO CLASS- Thanksgiving Break

11/29/17

Session IX: 1700-1950 AD.        The French Revolution and Modern Societies.  Our Lady of Lourdes and Our Lady of Fatima.

12/6/17

Session X: 1950-Today                Second Vatican Council. Pius XII, John XXIII,  John Paul II,  Benedict XVI and Mother Teresa of Calcutta.