Archive | February, 2012

Class Overviews 2-29-2012

29 Feb

Church History

  1. Prayer
  2. Lenten Reflection
  3. Patronage Recap
  4. Chapter 12 Vocabulary
  5. Work on Renaissance Assignment

Renaissance Assignment

40 Points

Write 1 Page on One of the Following

1.  Select a Renaissance artist (i.e. Fra Angelica, Michelangelo, Rafael, Sandro Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci), author (i.e. Dante, Erasmus, Machiavelli), or patron of the arts  (i.e. a member of the de Medici family).  Explain how this figure contributed to the Renaissance.

2.  Select a Renaissance invention or advancement and explore how it impacted European life.

*** This is a one-page essay.  It is not intended to be exhaustive, but it should be informative.  50% of the essay will be graded on content, 25% on writing style and flow and 25% on grammar.

Morality

  1. Prayer
  2. Lenten Reflection
  3. Different Dimensions of Human Sexuality – 4 Qualities pp. 263-264
  4. Catholic Doctrine of Sexuality – 3 Qualities p. 265
  5. Chastity p. 266
  6. Parenting
  7. Vocabulary p. 275
  8. Practical Exercise #8 p. 283
  9. Discuss

Parenting Interview Form

28 Feb

Name ________________________                                  Due Monday March 6, 2012

Morality Chapter 15 – Raising Children Interview – 20 Points

 

  1. What is the best thing about having children?

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. What is the most difficult thing about being a parent?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. What role does faith play in being a parent?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Who most influenced your parenting style?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Create a Question (Be Sure to Write Your Questions Along with Your Interviewee’s Answer)

 

 

 

 

Class Overviews 2-28-2012

28 Feb

Church History

  1. Prayer
  2. Lenten Reflection – Rice Bowl Poster
  3. Update on Joan of Arc
  4. Patron-Client Relations (similar to Lord-Vassal)
  5. Patronage Today
  6. Patronage Game – Small Groups – Select a Saint, an Artist, a Medium and How to Pay Your Artist
  7. Looking Ahead

Morality

  1. Prayer
  2. Lenten Reflection – Rice Bowl Poster
  3. Distribute Childrearing Interview Sheet
  4. Flannery O’Connor p. 279
  5. We Are Intended for Unity p. 258 – Non-Debased Relationships
  6. Procreation p. 259
  7. Purposes of Marriage p. 260
  8. Joys of Marriage p. 261
  9. Properties of Marriage pp. 261-263
  10. Different Dimensions of Human Sexuality pp. 263-264

Class Overviews 2-27-2012

27 Feb

Church History

  1. Prayer
  2. Collect Take Home Tests
  3. Lenten Reflection with the Gospel of Luke – Before and After
  4. Rice Bowl Reflection for 2-27-2012
  5. Fr. Robert Barron on Dante and Seeing http://www.wordonfire.org/WoF-Blog/WoF-Blog/July-2010/Catholicism-Project-The-Birthplace-of-Dante-Aligh.aspx
  6. Renaissance Handout – Discuss Inventions Impacting the World Today and Look at the Renaissance Popes

Morality

  1. Prayer
  2. Lenten Reflection with the Gospel of Luke – Before and After
  3. Kahlil Gibran on Children & Van Gogh’s First Steps – Reactions?  Meaning?
  4. Marriage Interviews – Results & Thoughts
  5. Chapter 15 – 279 Flannery O’Connor
  6. Advanced Concept #1 280

Class Overviews 2-24-2012

24 Feb

Morality

  1. Prayer
  2. Reminder about marriage interviews due Monday
  3. Recap Genesis 1 and Genesis 2:4 – Genesis 3 – Order of Creation, Landscape, Purpose, Message – http://www.usccb.org/bible/genesis/genesis2.htm & http://www.usccb.org/bible/genesis/genesis3.htm
  4. Jahlil Gibran – Marriage Excerpt Discuss
  5. Chapter 15

Church History

  1. Prayer
  2. Chapter 11 Vocabulary Quiz
  3. Reminder that the Chapter 11 take home test is due Monday
  4. Renaissance Themes – Review
  5. Structure of Dante’s Divine Comedy – Virgil is his guide in The Inferno much like the classical period of Greeks and Romans guide the Renaissance, Hell is 9 levels and descends in the shape of a Greek amphitheater, Purgatory is shaped like a mountain (inverse of hell), and Heaven has seven levels ending in an all encompassing light and brief vision of the Trinity and the reflection of God in humanity
  6. Erasmus Excerpt – Read and Discuss – http://www.ccel.org/ccel/erasmus

Erasmus of Rotterdam

 

  1. Middle path between Lutheranism and Scholasticism – Philosofia Christi
  2. Primary sources from scripture (Greek manuscripts rather than the vulgate) and patristic sources
  3. Praise of Folly – most famous book, and it criticizes scholasticism

Class Overviews 2-23-2012

23 Feb

Morality 

  1. Prayer
  2. Reminder about Monday’s marriage interviews being due
  3. Social Analysis – Living wage? Option for the poor? Solidarity? http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2400534,00.asp
  4. Introduce Chapter 15
  5. Genesis Revisited

Class Overviews 2-22-2012

22 Feb

Church History

  1. Prayer
  2. Distribute Take Home Tests
  3. Reminder for Friday’s Quiz – http://quizlet.com/4529155/nda-didache-series-flash-cards/
  4. Dante’s Divine Comedyhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfnz4cuTsqw – Canto 3 Inferno and Canto 33 Paradiso
  5. Continue with the Renaissance – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZaiOzJHKaRQ&feature=related & http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3TDbDfYK6M&feature=related

Morality

  1. Prayer
  2. Home Altars – Latin American Lenten Practices
  3. Shalom Centered Lent
  4. Theology of the Body
  5. Introduce Chapter 15