2018/2019 Schedule



The detailed weekly schedule can be downloaded here.

Date Event Reading
September 19, 2018 Introduction
September 26, 2018 The Existence of God Pennock, ch.1; CCCC ss. 1-34
October 3, 2018 God: Our Loving Creator Pennock, ch.2; CCCC ss. 33-78
October 10, 2018 Jesus: Lord and Messiah Pennock, ch.3; CCCC ss. 79-94
October 17, 2018 Jesus: Teacher and Saviour Pennock, ch.4; CCCC ss. 101-135
October 25, 2018 The Holy Spirit: The Power of Love Pennock, ch.5; CCCC ss. 136-146
November 7, 2018 The Blessed Trinity: Unity and Communion Pennock, ch.6
November 14, 2018 People of God: The Christian Community Pennock, ch.7; CCCC ss. 147-160
November 21, 2018 The Church: One, Holy, and Apostolic Pennock, ch.8, Appendix; CCCC ss. 161-168, 174-193
November 28, 2018 Ecumenism: The Church and Other Religions Pennock, ch.9; CCCC ss. 169-173
Saturday, December 1, 2018 Day of Reflection at St. Mary's Parish
Sunday, December 2, 2018 First Sunday of Advent: Rite of Acceptance (10:00 am mass)
December 5, 2018 The Communion of Saints and the Blessed Mother Pennock, ch.10; CCCC ss. 95-100, 194-199
December 12, 2018 Christian Destiny: The Last Things Pennock, ch.11; CCCC ss. 200-217
December 19, 2018 Christmas and Reflection
January 9, 2019 Celebrating the Paschal Mystery through Liturgy and the Sacraments Pennock, ch.12; CCCC ss. 218-249; 351-356
January 16, 2019 Two Sacraments of Initiation: Baptism and Confirmation Pennock, ch.32; CCCC ss. 250-270
January 23, 2019 The Eucharist Pennock, ch.14; CCCC ss. 271-294
January 30, 2019 The Sacraments of Healing: Reconciliation and Anointing of the Sick Pennock, ch.15; CCCC ss. 294-320
February 6, 2019 Sacraments of Service: Holy Orders and Marriage Pennock, ch.16; CCCC ss. 321-350
February 13, 2019 Reflection
February 20, 2019 Foundations of Catholic Morality Pennock, ch.17; CCCC ss. 357-400
February 27, 2019 Catholic Teaching on Social Justice Pennock, ch.18; CCCC ss. 401-414
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Ash Wednesday: No Class (but come to Mass!)
Sunday, March 10, 2019 First Sunday of Lent: Rite of Election (location TBA)
Sunday, March 13, 2019 MARCH BREAK: NO CLASS
March 20, 2019 The Christian Call to Holiness Pennock, ch.19; CCCC ss. 415-433
Sunday, March 24, 2019 Third Sunday of Lent: First Scrutiny (10:00 mass)
March 27, 2019 The First Three Commandments: Love of God Pennock, ch.20; CCCC ss. 434-454
Saturday, March 30, 2019 Day Long Retreat (date and location to be confirmed)
Sunday, March 31, 2019 Fourth Sunday of Lent: Second Scrutiny (10:00 mass)
April 3, 2019 The Last Seven Commandments: Love of Neighbour Pennock, ch.21; CCCC ss. 455-533
Sunday, April 7, 2019 Fifth Sunday of Lent: Third Scrutiny (10:00 mass)
April 10, 2019 Christian Prayer Pennock, ch.22; CCCC ss. 534-598
Sunday, April 14, 2019 Palm Sunday
April 17, 2019 Reflection and Rehearsal
Thursday, April 18, 2019 Holy Thursday - Evening Mass
Friday, April 19, 2019 Good Friday Liturgy
Saturday, April 20, 2019 Easter Vigil - Initiation into the Church
Sunday, April 21, 2019 Easter Sunday
April 28, 2019 Mytagogy Week One - Go and Make Disciples (a session on thy why and how of evangelization)
May 1, 2019 Mytagogy Week Two - Becoming friends with the Saints and Martyrs (introduction to some amazing saints and their sacrifices)
May 8, 2019 Mytagogy Week Three - Conversion - a life-long process of growth and purification
May 15, 2019 Mytagogy Week Four - Struggles with spiritual ‘dryness’ and how to cope
May 22, 2019 Mytagogy Week Five - Deeper understanding of the Mass and the Eucharist
May 29, 2019 Mytagogy Week Six - Next steps / potluck - open discussion about experiences of the program, bring friends and family, answer questions, pray, encourage new Catholics