Course Timetable for Saturday: Winter of 2015

Morning Courses

9:00 to 4:00

WYP2215HS  L0101

Contemplating God: Classics of the Christian Contemplative Tradition

Offered in Winter 2015  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2014 · Toronto (other off-campus location) Site

This course will focus on the primary texts of the Christian contemplative tradition beginning with the gospels and the desert fathers and mothers, proceeding through the monastic and mystical traditions of the western and eastern church, the Reformation and following, and contemporary writers of the 20th and 21st centuries. The course will include reading selected primary texts, as well as commitment by student to some personal contemplative spiritual practice during the time of the course. Students are recommended to have taken WYP2636H or have an established practice of Christian contemplative prayer (centering prayer, Christian mediation, etc.).

Schedule: Saturday, 9:00 to 4:00
Schedule Notes: 5 Saturdays Jan 10, 31 Feb 21, Mar 14, 28 Classes will take place at the SSJD Convent at 233 Cummer Avenue, Toronto, M2M 2E8
Instructors: Sr. Constance Joanna Gefvert
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit

09:00 to 15:30

SAT3926HS  L0101

Social Justice

Offered in Winter 2015  ·  Previously offered in Summer 2014 · St. Augustine's (2661 Kingston Rd.) Scarborough Site

Exploration in historical perspective of major themes in the Catholic Church's social doctrine by reading of magisterial documents in seminars. Relationship of ecclesiology and justice issues, and to crisis in contemporary Catholic social thought. Essay, participation, final exam.

Schedule: Saturday, 09:00 to 15:30
Schedule Notes: January 24th, February 7th, March 7th and March 28th
Instructors: Thomas Lynch
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 8

9:00 to 16:00

SAP2401HS  L4101

Conversion & Education

Offered in Winter 2015  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2010 · Toronto (other off-campus location) Site

Study of Foundational pastoral, methodological, theological dynamics for authentic Catholic education. Focus on education's role to inform, form and transform. Conversion in the context of a global, technological in dialogue with Vatican II and significant post-Conciliar documents. Lectures, seminar, three (3) short papers or one synthesis paper.

Schedule: Saturday, 9:00 to 16:00
Schedule Notes: Jan. 31, Feb. 21, Feb. 28, March 28    
Instructors: Jeanne Cover
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 8
Additional Notes: Location: Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary Canadian Provincial Office (=Loretto Abbey Complex) 101 Mason Blvd Toronto, ON M5M 3E2

Afternoon Courses

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