Date posted: Jan 27, 2021
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This course provides guided discussion on the laity’s roles in the mission of the Church. Discussion is based on the Fall 2010 issue of C21 Resources, a publication of Boston College’s Church in the 21st Century Center. This issue, “The Vocations of the Laity,” edited by Dr. Edward P. Hahnenberg, contains fourteen short, informative articles and excerpts from relevant Church documents. Join the conversation about how family life, participation in the faith community, activities in the public square and the workplace, and leadership in Catholic institutions such as hospitals and schools are all locations for the vocations of the laity in today’s Church.
Week 1: Vocation in the Family, the Community, College Life, and the Public Sphere
Week 2: Ministry, Pastoral Co-Responsibility, and Lay Leadership of Catholic Institutions
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Additional Materials Needed
Everything you need for this course is provided on the course web site. View this issue of C21 Resources, "The Vocations of the Laity." If you prefer a hard copy of the issue, email The Church in the 21st Century Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A participant can expect to spend an average of approximately 4 hours each week. This commitment includes both the assigned reading and interaction online.
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The articles were written by various scholars, under the editorship of Dr. Edward P. Hahnenberg, associate professor of theology, Xavier University.