Theology 12 - Kolbe Academy

Theology 12

Morality & Church History III

This aim of this course is to teach students how to pray, and inspire them to pursue virtue and sanctity, to trust in Divine Providence, and to make life choices based on sound moral principles.  The course will explore in the Church teachings regarding prayer, Divine Providence, morality, vocations, marriage, the family, the Church and, in true Kolbian style, it will end with a study of Our Blessed Mother.

The course will:

  • Introduce the student to a devout life in the modern world & the practice of mental prayer
  • Give the student the tools to distinguish between forms of prayer that are compatible with Christianity & those that are not
  • Explain why sanctity & perfection consist in doing “everything to conform to God’s will” as St. Teresa of Avila says, & why that is the highest perfection possible
  • Encourage boundless trust in God, His Divine Providence, His Love, & His Mercy
  • Impart a firm understanding of Christian moral principals & the proper application of Christian moral principals in life situations
  • Impart a greater understanding of the dignity of the human person, freewill, & vocation
  • Foster a deeper admiration of the particular callings within the Church
  • Inspire each student to respond with greater zeal to the Universal Call to Holiness
  • Reveal the beauty & sanctity of Matrimony in the Catholic Church & the benefits & responsibilities of family life
  • Show forth the excellence of religious vocations, their benefits & responsibilities, as well as briefly define the various type of religious vocations in the Church
  • Further the understanding of one’s duties to God, Church, self, spouse, family, state, & society
  • Foster a profound appreciation & understanding of Our Lady, her role in salvation & in our lives

Students taking this course for Kolbe Core (OK) credit will have four major assignments each semester.  Two of those four assignments will be paper topic essays, and the other 2 may also be essays, but could instead include other types of creative projects, oral presentations, or other appropriate assignments pertinent to the course.  Additionally, core students should also expect to have daily reading, minor weekly written assignments, required participation, and exams as assigned by their instructor.  All assignments are given and graded by the instructor.

  • The Holy Bible, Catholic Edition
  • Catechism of the Catholic Church
  • Introduction to the Devout Life
  • Trustful Surrender to Divine Providence
  • Catholic Morality
  • Church History III & Morality Reader
  • MLA Handbook Eighth Edition

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Course Details:

Students should enroll in only one section.

Section Number

WT12MRLZZK-1

WT12MRLZZK-2

Instructor

Mrs. Almanzar

Mr. Schultz

Grades (Typical)

9 – 12 (12th) 

Live Class Meets

1x per week

1 hr. 20 min.

Day

Tuesday

Wednesday

Class Period

4

2

Time

12:00-1:20 PM PT
3:00-4:20 PM ET

9:00-10:20 AM PT 12:00-1:20 PM ET

Tuition

$719

Credits (Type)

10 (Theology)

Transcript Designation

OK

Companion Courses

US & Modern History
Modern Literature
Creative Writing

Notes

Also offered at the Kolbe Honors (OH) level.

 

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