Course Timetable for Saturday: Fall of 2013

Morning Courses

9:00 to 15:00

WYP2636HF  L0101

Rooted in God: Personal Prayer as the Soil of Ministry

Offered in Fall 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2012 · Toronto (other off-campus location) Site

This course focuses on personal contemplative prayer as essential for our relationship with God and the soil out of which healthy and effective ministry grows. The course covers Biblical teaching on prayer; the contemplative tradition arising from the early desert fathers and mothers; spirituality, theology and psychology of prayer; and various Christian traditions of prayer including lectio divina, Ignatian prayer, other forms of scripture prayer, centering prayer, Christian meditation, and the awareness examen.The course concludes with suggestions for planting and growing a prayer-based parish ministry. Lectures, small group and plenary sharing, and practicum. Two reflection papers and a final paper designing a course to be taught in a ministry seeting. Also self-evaluation based on a learning covenant which includes a daily prayer requirement. This course will be held at St. John's Convent, 223 Cummer Ave., North York.

Schedule: Saturday, 9:00 to 15:00
Instructors: Sr. Constance Joanna Gefvert
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Max: 20
WYT2637HF  L0101

Engaging Islam in the 21st Century

Offered in Fall 2013  ·  Previously offered in Summer 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course is for Christian theology students who wish to have a basic knowledge of the religion of Islam. Two basic questions are attempted in the course: "What is Islam?" and How do I engage the Muslim?". These two questions will underline the lectures and discussions.

Schedule: Saturday, 9:00 to 15:00
Schedule Notes: Saturday September 21, 28, October 5, plus two trips TBC
Instructors: Josiah Idowu-Fearon
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit
Enrollment Notes: Withdrawal Deadline:

9:00 to 16:00

SAT3932HF  L4101

Human Sexuality and Marriage

Offered in Fall 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2012 · Ontario - other Site

A study of the basis of sexuality and marriage and select related issues in light of the Catholic moral tradition. Readings, lectures, discussions, paper, final exam; the course will also include a limited online component. (Prerequisite: Fundamental Christian Ethics I and II or Permission of Instructor)

Schedule: Saturday, 9:00 to 16:00
Schedule Notes:   Location: Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary Canadian Provincial Office (=Loretto Abbey Complex) 101 Mason Blvd Toronto, ON M5M 3E2 September 21; October 19; November 2; November 23
Instructors: Jeanne Cover
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Min: 8

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