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The Liturgy Committee
September 27 – October 31
This course covers liturgical principles, the basic structure of the Mass, tools for planning liturgies, and strategies for working together as a committee.
A non-credit, online enrichment course from Boston College’s STM Online: Crossroads
Please register by September 22 at www.bc.edu/crossroads.  Fee: $50
 
At the Heart of Parenting
September 27 – November 7
Guided by Kathy Hendrick’s book The Spirituality of Parenting, this course touches on four dimensions of parenting, their spiritual gifts, potential companions to support us on the journey, and prayer for that dimension of parenthood.
A non-credit, online enrichment course from Boston College’s STM Online: Crossroads
Please register by September 22 at www.bc.edu/crossroads.  Fee: $50
 
Spirituality Matters
September 27 – November 7
What is spirituality?  What is at the heart of prayer?  Do we need community?  What can suffering teach us?  Join other adults in discussing these important questions and share best spiritual practices.
A non-credit, online enrichment course from Boston College’s STM Online: Crossroads
Please register by September 22 at www.bc.edu/crossroads.  Fee: $50
 
Finding a Moral Compass
October 4 – November 7
This course explores what prompts moral concern, the sacredness and dignity of being human, our social nature, the common good, and the process of discernment.
A non-credit, online enrichment course from Boston College’s STM Online: Crossroads
Please register by September 29 at www.bc.edu/crossroads.  Fee: $50
 
New Testament Visions of Faith
October 4 – November 21
What does it mean to live a life of faith? How can we be faithful followers of Jesus today?  Guided by Thomas Stegman, S.J.’s book Opening the Door of Faith, this course explores a rich Scriptural understanding of discipleship. 
A non-credit, online enrichment course from Boston College’s STM Online: Crossroads
Please register by September 29 at www.bc.edu/crossroads.  Fee: $50
 
Signs of the Time: Hillbilly Elegy
October 11 – November 21
In Hillbilly Elegy, J.D. Vance is both narrator of his own story and a frank and honest social commentator about the circumstances he, his family, and his community faced, revealing a complex portrait of the white working class who feel excluded.  
A non-credit, online enrichment course from Boston College’s STM Online: Crossroads
Please register by October 6 at www.bc.edu/crossroads.  Fee: $50
 
The Psalms: Prayers for All Times
October 11 – November 21
In this overview of the Psalms, participants have the opportunity to explore lament psalms, hymns of praise, and wisdom psalms, guided by Margaret Nutting Ralph’s book The Spirituality of the Psalms
A non-credit, online enrichment course from Boston College’s STM Online: Crossroads
Please register by October 6 at www.bc.edu/crossroads.  Fee: $50
 
Effective Preaching: Preaching to Children
October 25 – November 21
This course provides the tools to effectively craft and deliver a meaningful and understandable homily for younger hearers.  Ideal for leaders of Liturgy of the Word for Children and for others who work with children.  
A non-credit, online enrichment course from Boston College’s STM Online: Crossroads
Please register by October 20 at www.bc.edu/crossroads.  Fee: $25
 
The Gospel of Mark
October 25 – November 21
Let the Scriptures enrich your spiritual life! Explore the Gospel of Mark, which will be featured as the Sunday Gospel in the new liturgical cycle beginning in Advent. No previous experience in Scripture study is necessary.
A non-credit, online enrichment course from Boston College’s STM Online: Crossroads
Please register by October 20 at www.bc.edu/crossroads.  Fee: $25
 
Grace and Commitment: Role of Laity
October 25 – November 21
Family life, participation in the faith community, activities in the public square and the workplace are all locations for the vocations of the laity in today’s Church.  Discuss the laity’s roles in the mission of the Church as presented in the Fall 2010 issue of C21 Resources “The Vocations of the Laity,” edited by Dr. Edward P. Hahnenberg.
A non-credit, online enrichment course from Boston College’s STM Online: Crossroads
Please register by October 20 at www.bc.edu/crossroads.  Fee: $25
 
Mary, the Mother of Jesus
November 26 – December 23
Explore three key events in the life of the Blessed Mother: the Annunciation, the Visitation, and the proclamation of her Canticle.  Delve more deeply into the biblical sources and live out the Gospel message.
A non-credit, online enrichment course from Boston College’s STM Online: Crossroads
Please register by November 20 at www.bc.edu/crossroads.  Fee: $25
 
A People of Hope
November 26 – December 19
Take a fresh look at key figures in Matthew’s genealogy of Jesus, and others in the Christian story of Salvation, and reflect on how we might embrace and live out Christian hope today.
A non-credit, online enrichment course from Boston College’s STM Online: Crossroads
Please register by November 20 at www.bc.edu/crossroads.  Fee: $25