Feb. 21 - Mar. 26, 2024 | $60
Sacramentality is the evidence of God’s presence in the world. Investigate how the sacraments of initiation, healing, and communion help us to recognize this presence throughout our lives. This course examines how each of the seven sacraments integrates the Christian community, empowers us for the mission of discipleship, and brings us into union with Christ.
Mar. 6 - Apr. 2, 2024 | $30
This course explores the Black Catholic Christian experience in the United States. The course moves from the experience of enslaved believers to the current experience of Black Catholics who are living through the Black Lives Matter movement as well as the COVID-19 pandemic. We find hope in the prophetic voices of US Black Catholics on the road to sainthood, particularly Sr. Thea Bowman. This course aims to bring light to the challenges and prejudices faced by Black Catholics, past and present, as well as the deep faith, prayer, and community that they bring to the global Church.
Feb. 28 - Mar. 19, 2024 | $30
It is a challenging time in the Church. Leadership, governance, and the sexual abuse scandal have all contributed to a breakdown in trust among its members and brought about serious questions around its viability. This course offers an alternative way to view the situation by considering the potential for renewal and revitalization.