Upcoming Classes

Each term we offer free, semester-long courses in the faith to any religious sister or community who applies. Any professed religious sister, novice, or postulant can apply with the permission of her superior. Our technology allows for either a single sister to enroll or for a group of sisters to take the course from their community house.

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Registration for our Spring 2019 semester is now closed.

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Spring 2019 Courses

Please note: We will not hold classes during the first week of Lent, Holy Week, or Easter Week. All times listed are in Eastern Standard Time. International students, please note that we return to Daylight Saving Time on March 10, 2019.

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SC 201: Introduction to the New Testament (Class full. Register to be placed on Waitlist.)
Rev. Sebastian Carnazzo, Ph.D.
Mondays, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST, January 21 to May 13, 2019

This course is a survey of the books of the New Testament as the fulfillment of the old covenant epoch, including the Gospels, the Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline Corpus, the Catholic Epistles, and the book of Revelation. Prerequisite: SC 102: Introduction to the Old Testament

CT 102: Biblical Catechetics
Rev. Sebastian Carnazzo, Ph.D.
Mondays, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. EST, January 21 to May 13, 2019

A study of the Catechism of the Catholic Church in light of the Biblical passages that are the foundation of each of its major sections. Students completing this course will be enabled to explain the major tenets of the faith using the Bible as a primary tool.

TH 402: Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers
John Pepino, Ph.D.
Mondays, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EST, January 21 to May 13, 2019

This course is a broad survey of the early church from the mid-fourth century (St. John Chrysostom, St Jerome) through the eighth century (the Iconoclast Controversy and the Seventh Ecumenical Council). It emphasizes the development of Catholic theology during this period in order to understand both the continuity and growth of the Church. The foundational doctrine of all Christianity, the Trinity, is explored and explained in detail.

SP 102: Liturgical Spirituality
Rev. David Anderson
Tuesdays, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST, January 22 to May 14, 2019

When the Second Vatican Council spoke about the celebration of the Eucharist, it said: “Christ indeed always associates the Church with Himself in this great work wherein God is perfectly glorified and men are sanctified.” This course will examine the Church’s liturgies to explore their riches, and uncover the true meaning of the Church community and its Head, Jesus Christ.

CH 102: History of the Church from Christ to Today
John Pepino, Ph.D. 
Tuesdays, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. EST, January 22 to May 14, 2019

This course will cover the history of the West from Late Antiquity through Early Modernity. Students will learn about the Roman foundations of Christian civilization, the rise of ecclesiastical institutions in the medieval West, the relationship between Eastern and Western Christianity through this period, the medieval conflict between Christianity and Islam, and the rise of modernity.

PH 201: Philosophy of Human Nature (Class full. Register to be placed on Waitlist.)
Mark Wunsch, Ph.D.
Wednesdays, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST, January 23 to May 15, 2019

This course will feature a systematic investigation of the nature of man as a rational animal, including a thorough analysis of the complex unity of his many powers and perfections, demonstrations of the immateriality, subsistence, and incorruptibility of his soul, and an assessment of his relationship to God as his natural end. The study will be based almost exclusively upon texts of St. Thomas Aquinas.

LA 102: Spoken Liturgical Latin II
John Pepino, Ph.D.
Wednesdays, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. EST, January 23 to May 15, 2019

This course is an introduction to Ecclesiastical Latin. Students will learn the distinguishing characteristics of Classical Latin generally and the few distinguishing features of its Ecclesiastical usage. The class will utilize various interactive methods including the acquisition of Latin through hearing and speaking, interactive games, and collaborative written exercises outside of class. Students completing this course will be enabled to read the Bible in its Latin version and read the texts of the Mass in the original. This course is the second part of a two-semester class. Participation in the Magdala Apostolate’s Latin 101 or a similar class is required.

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