Newman Theological College
CCS 038 Confirmation Course Outline

Just as bodies and minds grow, Catholics believe that the soul also needs to grow in the life of grace. The Sacrament of Confirmation builds on the Sacraments of Baptism, Penance, and Holy Communion, completing the process of initiation into the Catholic community.

COURSE STRUCTURE AND HIGHLIGHTS:

Lesson 1: Introduction
Lesson 2: Understanding the Sacrament of Confirmation
Lesson 3: The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit
Lesson 4: The Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy
Lesson 5: The Dogmatic Constitution on the Church
Lesson 6: Decree on the Catholic Churches of the Eastern Rite
Lesson 7: Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity
Lesson 8: Decree on the Mission Activity of the Church
Lesson 9: The Effects of the Sacrament of Confirmation
Lesson 10: Celebrating the Sacrament of Confirmation

TEXTBOOK:

Online Resources

REFERENCES:

Catechism of the Catholic Church.
The Holy Bible.

ASSESSMENT:

Confirmation consists of ten lessons and ten assignments, as well as weekly discussions; with each assignment weighted at 10% (percent) of the total grade. Completion of the entire course is determined by either a pass or fail.

TECHNICAL SKILLS AND EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS:

  • You must have Internet access. A high speed connection, either ADSL or cable, is recommended.
  • You should know how to use a web browser to navigate the web to locate educational resources and download files.
  • You will need the files management skills necessary to create directories, to save files and to retrieve files.
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