2017-2018 Class Schedule

September 6 – Class 1: Introduction to the Course. Distribution of texts. Catholicism Project, Episode #1: Amazed and Afraid – The Revelation of God Become Man

 

September 13 – Class 2: U. S. Catholic Catechism for Adults, Chapter 1 (My Soul Longs for You, O God) and Chapter 2 (God Comes to Meet Us), pp. 1-19

 

September 20 – Class 3: Catholicism Project, Episode #2 – Happy Are We, The Teachings of Jesus

 

September 27 – Class 4: U. S. Catholic Catechism for Adults, Chapter 3 (Proclaim the Gospel to Every Creature) and Chapter 4 (Bring About the Obedience of Faith), pp. 21-48

 

October 4 – Class 5: Catholicism Project, Episode #3 – The Ineffable Mystery of God – That Than Which Nothing Greater Can Be Thought

 

October 11 – Class 6: U. S. Catholic Catechism for Adults, Chapter 5 (I Believe in God) and Chapter 6 (Man and Woman in the Beginning), pp. 49-76

 

October 18 – Class 7: U. S. Catholic Catechism for Adults, Chapter 7 (The Good News: God Has Sent His Son) and Chapter 8 (The Saving Death and Resurrection of Christ), pp. 77-100

 

October 25 – Class 8: Catholicism Project Episode #8 –  A Vast Company of Witnesses, the Communion of Saints

 

November 1 – Class 9: All Saints Day. Attend Mass as a class.

 

November 8 – Class 10: U. S. Catholic Catechism for Adults, Chapter 9 (Receive the Holy Spirit) and Chapter 10 (The Church: Reflecting the Light of Christ), pp. 101-124

 

November 15 –  Class 11: Catholicism Project Episode #6 – A Body Both Suffering and Glorious: The Mystical Union of Christ and the Church

 

November 22 –  Thanksgiving Break

 

November 29 – Class 12: U. S. Catholic Catechism for Adults, Chapter 11 (The Four Marks of the Church) and Catholicism Project, Episode #5 – The Indispensable Men: Peter, Paul and the Missionary Adventure

 

December 6 – Class 13: Catholicism Project Episode #4 – Our Tainted Nature’s Solitary Boast – Mary, the Mother of God and Chapter 12 (Mary: The Church’s First and Most Perfect Member), pp. 125-149

 

*December 10 – Rite of Acceptance 11:15 am Mass

 

December 13 –  Class 14: U. S. Catholic Catechism for Adults, Chapter 13 (Our Eternal Destiny) and Chapter 14 (The Celebration of the Paschal Mystery of Christ), pp. 151-180

 

December 20 – Class 15: – Catholicism Project Episode #10 – World Without End, The Last Things 

 

December 27  – Christmas Break

 

January 3 – Class 16: U. S. Catholic Catechism for Adults, Chapter 15 (Baptism: Becoming a Christian) and Chapter 16 (Confirmation: Consecrated for Mission), pp. 181-200

 

January 10 – Class 17: Catholicism Project Episode #7 – Word Made Flesh, True Bread of Heaven: The Mystery of the Church’s Sacrament And Worship

 

January 17  –  Class 18: U. S. Catholic Catechism for Adults, Chapter 17 (The Eucharist: Source and Summit of the Christian Life), pp. 213-232

 

January 24 – Class 19: Church tour and Mass explained.

 

January 31 – Class 20: U. S. Catholic Catechism for Adults, Chapter 18 (Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation: God is Rich in Mercy) and Chapter 19 (Anointing the Sick and the Dying), pp. 233-260

 

February 7 – Class 21: U. S. Catholic Catechism for Adults, Chapter 20 (Holy Orders), pp. 261 – 276, and Chapter 22 (Sacramentals and Popular Devotions), pp. 293 – 306

 

February 14 – Class 22: Ash Wednesday. Attend Mass/Ash Wednesday service as a class.

 

*February 18 – Rite of Election, Cathedral of St. Thomas More, 3901 Cathedral Lane, Arlington, VA 22203, 2:30 pm (Tentative date)

 

 

February 21 – Class 23: U. S. Catholic Catechism for Adults, U. S. Catholic Catechism for Adults, Chapter 21 (The Sacrament of Marriage), pp. 277- 292, Courage Video: Desire of the Everlasting Hills

 

February 28 – Class 24: U. S. Catholic Catechism for Adults, Chapter 23 (Life in Christ – Part One) and Chapter 24 (Life in Christ – Part Two), pp. 307-322

 

*March 4 – 1st Scrutiny: 11:15 am Mass (Sacred Heart of Jesus Church)

 

March 7 – Class 25: U. S. Catholic Catechism for Adults, Chapter 25 (The First Commandment: Believe in the True God) and Chapter 26 (The Second Commandment: Reverence God’s Name), Chapter 27 (The Third Commandment: Reverence God’s Name), pp. 339-371

 

*March 11 – 2nd Scrutiny: 11:15 am Mass

 

March 14 – Class 26: U. S. Catholic Catechism for Adults, Chapter 28 (The Fourth Commandment: Love the Lord’s Day), and Chapter 29 (The Fifth Commandment: Promote the Culture of Life), pp. 373-402

 

*March 18 – 3rd Scrutiny: 11:15 am Mass

 

March 21 – Class 27: U. S. Catholic Catechism for Adults, Chapter 30 (The Sixth Commandment: Marital Fidelity) and Chapter 33 (The Ninth Commandment: Practice Purity of Heart), pp. 403-416 and 439-446

 

 

March 28 – Class 28: Wednesday of Holy Week, preparation for the Easter Vigil

March 29 – Holy Thursday – Chrism Mass

March 30 – Good Friday

March 31 – Holy Saturday/Easter Vigil – Rehearsal at 8:00 am in the church

 

April 4 – Easter Break. No class.

 

April 11 – Class 29: U. S. Catholic Catechism for Adults, Chapter 31 (The Seventh Commandment: Do Not Steal – Act Justly), Chapter 32 (The Eighth Commandment: Tell the Truth), and Chapter 34 (The Tenth Commandment: Embrace Poverty of Spirit), pp. 417-438 and 446-457

 

April 18 – Class 30: Catholicism Project Episode #9 – The Fire of His Love, Prayer and the Life of the Spirit

 

April 25 – Class 31: U. S. Catholic Catechism for Adults, Chapter 35 (God Calls Us to Pray) and Chapter 36 (Jesus Taught Us to Pray), pp. 461-495

 

May 2 – Class 32: Last Class – Review and Social

 

May 9 – Class 33: Possible snow date reschedule

 

 

Contacts:

Rev. Bjorn Lundberg (540)662-5858, father.lundberg@sacredheartwinchester.org

Rev. Eric Shafer, (540)662-5858, frshafershw@gmail.com

Mr. Mark Maines (540) 450-6983, deaconmaines@sacredheartwinchester.org

Ms. Lisa Anthony-Price (540)533-6782, lanthony@sacredheartwinchester.org

 

References:

Catechism of the Catholic Church

Evangelium Vitae

Gadium et Spes

Humanae Vitae

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

The Holy See (Vatican.va)