CCS 052 The Gospel According to Matthew

The Gospel According to Matthew has long been a favourite faith portrait of Jesus. Piece by piece, the informative and perceptive commentary will put together the unforgettable picture of Jesus in all his Jewishness, the one who has come not to abolish but to fulfill the law and the prophets.

Course Structure and Highlights

Lesson 1: Introduction
Lesson 2: Saint Matthew the Apostle
Lesson 3: The Origins of Jesus
Lesson 4: The Beginnings of the Galilean Ministry
Lesson 5: The Sermon on the Mount - Part One
Lesson 6: The Sermon on the Mount - Part Two
Lesson 7: Varying Responses to Jesus
Lesson 8: Jesus and His Disciples on the Way to Jerusalem
Lesson 9: Jerusalem: Jesus' Final Days of Teaching in the Temple
Lesson 10: Finale: Commission to the Whole World.


Dr. Stephane Saulnier


Reid, Barbara. The Gospel According to Matthew. Liturgical Press, 2005.


Catechism of the Catholic Church.
Online Resources.
The Holy Bible.


The Gospel According to Matthew 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.