Aug 08, 2022  
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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TH 227 - The Intercultural Catholic Church

This course assists the student in developing knowledge and skills for ministry in an intercultural Church. Attention will be given to understanding the many cultures present in the Catholic Church and in American society.

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

  1. Identify the four marks of the Catholic Church, and demonstrate an understanding of Christ’s call for them to be manifest in the world.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of the establishment and history of the Catholic Church in America.
  3. Explain the missionary character and constitutive elements of evangelization in the Catholic Church.
  4. Identify the periods of immigration to the United States, and explain their impact on the composition of Catholic communities throughout the country.
  5. Develop a plan for evangelization and cultural integration within Catholic parishes.

Credits: 3

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