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Undergraduate | CUR-EDC484 | 2024

Teaching About Sacraments in Catholic Schools

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Explore statements of belief, known as ‘creeds’, that form Catholic faith. Consider how these contribute to the meaning of human life, and how they are portrayed through ritual, symbol and storytelling. Learn how this lives out in church and school.

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Start dates
27 May 2024,
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No ATAR needed,
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13 weeks

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Teaching About Sacraments in Catholic Schools

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. describe the signs, symbols and rituals of key sacred liturgies within the Catholic tradition and their scriptural and historical origins
    2. explain key terms: ‘grace’, ‘immanence’, ‘liturgy’, ‘mystery’, ‘ritual’, ‘sacramentality’, ‘sacrament’, ‘salvation’, ‘transcendence’ and ‘transubstantiation’
    3. plan a visual presentation explaining the application and significance of one of these Sacraments: Reconciliation, Eucharist or Confirmation to the Christian life
    4. reflect critically on the personal and professional readiness of staff to be supportive of or teach sacraments and liturgies in Catholic schools

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0.125 EFTSL

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