Archive | August, 2011

Interact Impacts – Uganda

31 Aug

Interact made a $12 donation this week to the Sisters of Notre Dame school in Buseesa, Uganda.


Morality handout 8-30-2011

30 Aug

Virtue and Cultivating a Sacramental Worldview


I.               How to find a virtue (Aristotle)



II.             How to learn virtue


a.     Practices


b.     Community


c.     Biographies



III.           Cardinal, Natural or Pagan Virtues


a.     Prudence

b.     Justice

c.     Temperance

d.     Fortitude



IV.           Theological Virtues


a.     Faith

b.     Hope

c.     Love


V.             Sacramentalism – The ordinary conveys the extraordinary


a.     Versus Iconoclasm – God as Utterly Distant – Tension


b.     God-World Relationship

i.     Neo-Platonism

ii.     Substances

iii.     Events/Theodramatic


c.     Learning How to See


d.     A World of Grace


e.     God as Foundation and Horizon for Our Existence



VI.           The Eucharist


a.     Basic Human Experience



b.     Source and Summit of Our Lives (CCC 1324)



A link on Fractals

30 Aug

Here is the link

If you have the time, it is worth watching the documentary.  Obviously, this is not required or part of our course.



Course overview for 8-29 through 9-2

29 Aug

Church History

Read Chapter 1 by Friday

Monday – Group Work Chapter 1

Tuesday/Thursday – Chapter 1 Continued

Wednesday – Creative Fidelity Continued – Mark 8, Red, White and Green Martyrdom

Friday – In class assignment from chapter 1


Monday – Group Work Chapter 1, Turn in short essay – 25 points

Tuesday – The Eucharist and Morality – Conclude Chapter 1

Wednesday – Case Studies

Thursday – Start Chapter 2, Review for Quiz #1

Friday – Quiz #1 – 40 Points


Interact Impacts – Box Tops for Education Update

24 Aug


2010-11 Total – $67.60

2011-12 Running Total $69.70

Running Grand Total $137.30

Morality Notes for Today

24 Aug

Moarilty Notes 1

Background of Catholic Morality




  • Justice –


3 Types of People

  1. Intellectual


  1. Spirited


  1. Appetative






  • Virtue


  • Exellence


4 Types of People


  1. Virtuous


  1. Continent


  1. Incontinent


  1. Vicious




Jewish Roots


  • Divine Command Theory –




  • Historical Culmination –

Church History First Quarter Service Sheet

24 Aug

Name ___________________________ 1st Quarter Service Sheet – 20 Points


1. What role did faith play in Sargent Shriver’s attitudes toward service?






2. How did Shriver respond to what he called “the sin of racism”?





3. What was Shriver’s view on young people and their abilities?





4. What are your thoughts on young people impacting the world today?