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Friday, October 18, 2013

Introduction to Catholic Apologetics for High School

It is a great honor for us to present fantastic instructors to parents and students. Instructors such as Gary Michuta, author of several great apologetics books including Making Sense of Mary. Mr. Michuta will be teaching the following course in the Spring 2014 semester.

Click on the course title for registration information:
Note: Limited to 15 students only.
Course dates: Tuesdays, January 7 to March 4, 2014.
Total classes: 9
Starting time: 10:30 AM Eastern (9:30 AM Central)
Duration: 1 hour
Prerequisite: None
Suggested grade level: 9th to 12th grade (enthusiastic middle school student could also do well).
Fee: $110 if you register on or before Nov. 1, 2013. $130 after Nov. 1st for all 9 classes.
Instructor: Gary Michuta
Course description: This is beginners course on apologetics. The focus will become familiar with all the basic prooftexts for common disputed Catholic doctrines and how to answer the most common objections posed against Catholic doctrine. The student will also learn how to read Scripture in context to answer objections and how to use Catholic resources to find answers.
Course outline:
Class 1: Basics On How to Explain and Defend the Faith
Class 2: Bible Basics: What is the Bible? What it is, how its structured, where to find things.
Class 3: Using Catholic Resources / Apologetic Research
Class 4: Learning Prooftexts: Salvation / Answering Objections
Class 5: Learning Prooftexts: Peter and the Papacy / Answering Objections
Class 6: Learning Prooftexts: The Eucharist / Answering Objections
Class 7: Learning Prooftexts: Mary / Answering Objections
Class 8: What are the Early Church Fathers?
Class 9: Learning How to Share Your Faith with Confidence
Course materials: Recommended (but not required): Where's That in the Bible, by Patrick Madrid (Book or DVD).
150 Bible Verses Every Catholic Should Know by Patrick Madrid.
Other course materials provided free by the instructor.
Homework: The students will receive a worksheet with 10 to 20 review questions.

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