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Synoptic Gospels, Our Lady of the Angels (Allen) Sat. June 6

Saturday, June 6, 2015 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location(s): Room #107

Synoptic Gospels (Course #606) The Gospels according to Matthew, Mark, and Luke are referred as Synoptic Gospels due to their similarity in structure and content as opposed to the gospel of John which presents a different narrative about Jesus’ person, life, ministry, death, and resurrection. On the other hand, each of the authors presents the concerns and emphases that are relevant to their audiences.


At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the process of writing the gospels
  • Explain what a is parable and the purpose of its use
  • Explain what is understood by “synoptic gospels”
  • Identify the three synoptic Gospels and their audiences
  • Mention the main similarities and differences among these gospels
  • Explain the “synoptic problem” and the two-source hypothesis
  • Explain the messianic secret in Mark’s gospel
  • Identify Jesus as the Teacher in Mathew’s gospel
  • Understand the universality of Luke’s gospel
  • Highlight the main differences between the synoptic gospels and the gospel of John
  • Define high and low Christology


Synoptic Gospels at Our Lady of the Angels (Allen)



Dates /Times:

Saturday June 6, from 9:00AM to 3:00 PM

Must attend the entire session to receive credit.

Please bring your own  drink and sack lunch.

Who can attend:

Catechists from all grades and anyone interested to become a catechist,


Our Lady of Angels, 1914 Ridgeview Dr.,  Allen, 75013   MAP IT


Dorothy Jonaitis

Credit Hours:


Questions about the Course

Sr. Beatriz Martinez SSND

How to Register

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What to Bring

Please bring your Bible, a writing instrument, and paper or a notebook to take notes.





INSTRUCTOR: Dorothy Jonaitis