THE RCIA: MODEL FOR CATECHESIS (STLS-2110)

(01/30/2023-05/19/2023)

Course Memo

This one-credit course will explore the Catholic Church’s adult faith formation process, the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA). Attention will be given to the ministry of catechesis, accompaniment of those journeying in faith, and the parish community-oriented nature of the sacramental initiation process. Intended audience: M.Div., M.T.S., Th.M. and S.T.L. students. Format: lecture and class discussion, asynchronous activities, and guest speakers. Requirements: short theological reflection paper, and class presentations. The class will meet online on Wednesdays from 12:40-2:00 p.m. on 2/1/23; 2/15/23; 3/1/23; 3/15/23; 4/5/23; 4/19/23; and 5/3/23. [Faculty Consent required; Auditors excluded]