Basic Teachings of the Catholic Faith
Martes de 7:00 a 9:00 p.m. (Español)
Thursdays from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. (English)
in Wozniak Hall
The Basic Teachings of the Catholic Faith serves as the first step in basic adult formation for all ministry groups that seek evangelization and catechetical certification. It is a general introduction to the theological principles found in the Catechism of the Catholic Church. It includes Introduction to the Sacred Scriptures; The Creed; Liturgy and Sacraments; Christian Morality; Prayer and Spirituality. Each of the five segments requires 6 hours of instruction, distributed in 3 classes of 2 hours. The total duration of the course is 30 hours. Students must complete all five classes in order to receive a certificate of completion.
If you are not interested in taking classes for accreditation, you may choose the topics that interest you and attend only those classes. Contact Tom Carani at firstname.lastname@example.org for questions on English classes or Beatriz.email@example.com for questions about Spanish classes.
Classes will be offered in English and Spanish, according to the following schedule:
English: Thursday from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M.
- Sacred Scripture (January 11, 18 & 25)
- Creed (February 1,8 & 15)
- Liturgy and Sacraments (February 22, March 1 & 8)
- Life in Christ: Moral Life (March 22, April 5 & 12)
- Prayer & Spirituality ( April 19 & 26, May 3)
Español: Martes de 7:00 to 9:00 P.M.
- Sagradas Escrituras (Enero 9, 16 y 23)
- El Credo (Enero 30, Febrero 6 y 13)
- La Liturgia y los Sacramentos (Febrero 20 y 27, Marzo 6)
- La Vida en Cristo. Vida Moral (Marzo 20, Abril 3 y 10)
- Oración y Espiritualidad ( Abril 17 y 24, Mayo 1)
For this course you must have the Catechism of the Catholic Church and the Bible. If you do not have them, you can request them. In this case, you must add to the cost of the course and the books you need. Catechism $25 /Bible $5. For example:
Members of St Louis: $10 for all 5 segments
Total cost for St Louis Members:
Registration only ... $10
Registration + Bible ... $15
Registration + Catechism ... $35
Registration + Bible + Catechism ... $40
Members of other parishes: $15 for all 5 segments
Total cost for Non-St Louis Members:
Registration only ... $15
Registration + Bible ... $20
Registration + Catechism ... $40
Registration + Bible + Catechism ... $45
You can pay by check, cash or online. For payments with check, please make check payable to: St. Louis Catholic Church.
If you have questions or want more information, please fill out the form below and someone will be in contact with you within 1 business day. If you need an immediate response, please call 512-454-0384.