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502 Mary and the Saints, Our Lady of the Lake, (Rockwall), 7/10 & 11

Monday, July 10, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location(s): Our Lady of the Lake, (Classroom 1) 1305 Damascus Road, Rockwall, 75087

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.







Online registration to hold spot.


$15.00 (cash payment will be collected at the door when signing in for the class)


Please bring note taking materials.  Light food and drinks will be provide

Please follow the one way parking lot up and around the front of the church and back down the hill to park on the northeast corner (lower level) of the building.  Follow the sidewalk to the left and the doors directly into the classroom will unlock at 6:00 pm.

For office use:

Parish Requested Class/ Books TBA