Date posted: Oct 06, 2021
Featuring video of Dr. Kathleen Fischer and Fr. Ronald Rolheiser, O.M.I.
This course examines the spiritual tasks in the second half of adulthood in contrast to the first half of life. In the course, participants have an opportunity to reflect on hope, forgiveness, mercy, self-love, and the meaning of discipleship at this stage of life. There is discussion of living in the present, shaping one's legacy, articulating one's core values, and looking at one's personal power.
This course has a required text: Evelyn Eaton Whitehead and James D. Whitehead, Christian Adulthood: A Journey of Self-Discovery (Liguori Press, 2005) the text will be available as a PDF
Week 1: Metaphors for Stages of Life; Spiritual Tasks
Week 2: Living in the Present and Seasoning the Senses
Week 3: Human Integrity and Self-Love
Week 4: Shaping our Legacy and Awareness of Personal Power
This course includes:
All Crossroads courses include these features:
Additional Materials Needed:
Course text by Evelyn Eaton Whitehead and James D. Whitehead, Christian Adulthood: A Journey of Self-Discovery (Liguori Press, 2005)
A participant can expect to spend an average of approximately 4 hours each week. This commitment includes both the assigned reading and interaction online.
Content Scholar: Evelyn Eaton Whitehead, James D. Whitehead, Dr. Kathleen Fischer, and Father Ronald Rolheiser; Course designed by Dr. Barbara Radtke