Fall Semester 2023: August 21 - December 15
This middle-school level course places an emphasis on Divine Revelation and Salvation History, Additionally, students will learn the importance of the virtues and the sacraments as necessary means to receive and grow in grace, which will in turn provide them the means to live the moral life to which Christ Our Lord calls them to.
The combined courses of MS Catechism I and MS Catechism II serve as a comprehensive preparation for Confirmation.
MS Catechism I (7th Grade)
The Life of Grace (Ignatius Press)
The Life of Grace - Activity Book
ISBN #: 978-0898700831
MS Catechism II (8th Grade)
Our Life in the Church (Ignatius Press)
Our Life in the Church - Activity book
ISBN #: 978-0898701555
The classic apologetics at the adult level. This course carries the student through a series of logic gates that begin with the proof of the existence of God and follow logically through the proof of the existence of the human soul, the necessity of religion, the reliability of the Gospels, the claims of Christ and the proofs thereof, the reason for His coming, the nature of His Church, its four classic identifying marks, and, finally, its infallibility as the religious Teacher of mankind.
College Apologetics: Proof of the Truth of the Catholic Faith (Tan Books)
ISBN #: 978-0895554451
This course gives a in-depth presentation on the Traditional Doctrine of Creation, as recorded in Chapters 1-11 of Genesis and as taught by the Fathers
and Doctors of the Church. Making use of the outstanding documentary
series Foundations Restored (produced by the Kolbe Center) students will be given compelling evidence drawn from the fields of biology, physics, history, and
patristics in support of the Church's teaching on the origins of life.
* May be taken as a one or two year course.
The Doctrines of Genesis 1 - 11(iUniverse)
ISBN #: 978-0595452439
During the 19th and early 20th centuries, the Church was particularly
blessed with the leadership of such stalwart papal defenders of the Faith
as Gregory XVI, Leo XIII, and St. Pius X. In this course, students will read
and discuss select encyclicals of these popes (and others) while marveling
at their moral courage and prophetic vision which anticipated the very
challenges that we face today as Catholics.
The Popes Against the Modern Errors (Tan Books)
Firmly grounded upon the Church's traditional teaching on scriptural interpretation, the course presents a survey of Salvation History as recorded in the Old and New Testaments, beginning with the Genesis and ending with the Second Coming of Christ as related in the Apocalypse of St. John. This course may be taken either as a one year or two year course.
Sacred Scripture I (The Old Testament)
Sacred Scripture II (The New Testament)
Understanding Scripture: A Complete Course on Bible Study (Didache Series)
ISBN #: 978-1890177478
Supplemented by the commentaries of learned theologian, the writings of saints and Church-approved mystics, and authoritative teaching of the popes, this course presnets an in-depth study of the Apocalypse of St. John. Primarily understood as a prophetic hisory of the Church during the End Times. the Apocalypse reveals a series of dramatic events culminating with triumphant return of Christ in His Second Coming.
The Book of Destiny
Fr. Herman Kramer, (Tan Books)
ISBN #: 978-0895550460