Jun 25, 2019  
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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TH 704 - Baptismal and Matrimonial Preparation

This course proposes ways that marriage and baptismal preparation programs can be moments of evangelization. It shows how to assess the catechetical and spiritual needs of those requesting these sacraments, and how to integrate catechesis and spiritual formation into baptismal and matrimonial preparation.

Prerequisites & Notes
Master’s Degree in Theology or Ministry or 36 credits earned towards the Master of Divinity

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:

1. Assess the catechetical and spiritual needs of those requesting the sacraments of baptism and matrimony

2. Evaluate the usefulness of catechetical resources for baptism and matrimony

3. Recommend appropriate responses to hindrances to effective evangelization in modern culture

4. Integrate catechesis and spiritual formation in baptismal and matrimonial preparation


Credits: 1

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