Project Description

Catholic Certificate of Religious Studies

The Catholic Certificate of Religious Studies is a blended-learning course that introduces students to the basics of the Catholic faith. It runs through a series of intensive study days combined with online classroom teaching. It is a little more demanding than the Diocesan Certificate of Catholic Studies.

Modules for Academic Year 2020/2021

The Old Testament

This module explores the variety of literature used in the Bible, will consider how we came to have the Bible in the current format and will explore the interconnection between the Old and the New Testaments.

Course Leader: Dr Rosalie Moloney

Dates: Saturday 19th Sept 2020, 10am–4pm, Monday 28th Sept 2020, 4–6 pm, Monday 5th October 2020, 4–6pm

Where: Online via Zoom

The Person of Christ *

This module is designed to deepen participants’ awareness of the significance and centrality of the person and work of Jesus Christ. We will be looking at the daily life of Christians as well as the worship of the Church.

Course Leader: Dr Matt Bullimore

Dates: Saturday 21st November 2020, 10am–4pm, Monday 23rd November 2020, 4–6pm, Monday 30th November 2020, 4–6pm

Where: Online via Zoom

The Sacraments *

This module focuses on understanding and appreciating sacraments in the life of Catholics as a sign of Christ’s continuing presence within the Church.

Course Leader: Dr Gemma Simmonds CJ.

Dates: Saturday 21st November 2020, 10am–4pm, Monday 23rd November 2020, 4–6pm, Monday 30th November 2020, 4–6pm

Where: Online via Zoom.

(*Nb. these two modules are being run on the same day)

The Church

This module reflects on the nature of the Church and its mission in the world today.

Course Leader: Fr Dominic White OP

Dates: Saturday 16th January 2021, 10am–4pm, Monday 18th January 2021, 4–6pm, Monday 25th January 2021, 4–6pm

Where: Online via Zoom.

Cost: £60 per module for accreditation. £45 per module, attendance only.

Further enquiries to Sue Price: sep56@cam.ac.uk

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