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502 Mary and the Saints, St. Luke (Irving) 6/10

Saturday, June 10, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location(s): 202 S. MacArthur Bldv.. Irving 75060

503. Mary and the Saints
This course offers an appreciation of the role of the Virgin Mary in the History of Salvation and in the life of the Church. It reflects the life of Mary as believer, chosen, disciple, prophet, companion, Mother of God, model of sainthood, and leading figure in veneration. In addition, it offers an explanation with reference to how the veneration of Saints was born within the Roman Catholic Tradition and its development within its history. This course will address the history and pastoral practices concerning veneration of saints, the canonization process and the criteria to declare Mary’s dogmas and apparitions. 

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

  • Recognize Mary as the Mother of God 
  • Identify the presence of Mary in Sacred Scripture 
  • Explain Marian dogmas 
  • Identify Mary’s images throughout the centuries
  • Name and describe Marian devotions
  • Recognize the theological importance of Marian apparitions
  • Appreciate Mary and the Saints as models of faith in the modern world 
  • Explain the canonization process
  • Explain the difference between adoration and veneration
  • Realize the call to holiness
  • Recognize Mary as our companion in our pilgrimage of faith 

This is a course of 5 hours.





Bro. Charles Muscat


Please call or leave a message to Bro. Charlie at 972-259-3222


$15.00 for catechists that are not from St. Luke Catholic Church


Participants must attend the whole session and complete an evaluation form  to obtain the appropriate credits. Please bring your own sack lunch and drink for noon time.

For office use:

In-House / No books