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Encountering Christ: A Free Online Course for Lent

Join Sacred Heart this Lent

by MOSAIC Editorial Team

There is still time to join Sacred Heart Major Seminary this Lent and participate in a free, non-credit online course taught by Sacred Heart faculty. This course, “Encountering Christ,” is the latest online learning and formation experience offered on Equip, the online formation hub sponsored by Sacred Heart’s Institute for Lay Ministry. 

“Encountering Christ” is for Catholics seeking to learn more about how to encounter Christ in their lives. Each week, Sacred Heart faculty will guide participants to encounter Christ more fully in sacrament, Scripture, prayer, others and experiences of daily life. 

The class is conducted entirely online, giving participants the freedom to engage with the material and complete course activities around their own schedule. It will consist of six modules (each a week long) and runs from March 2, 2020 through April 12, 2020. Topics include:

  • “Encountering Christ in Scripture” – Dr. Peter Williamson

  • “Encountering Christ in the Sacraments” – Father Peter Ryan, S.J.

  • “Encountering Christ Everyday – the Examen Prayer” – Dr. Patricia Cooney-Hathaway

  • “Encountering Christ in Suffering” - Dr. Eduardo Echeverria

  • “Encountering Christ in the Poor” – Msgr. Daniel Trapp 

  • “What is Encounter? Insights from Pope Francis” – Dr. Donald Wallenfang

by MOSAIC Editorial Team

MOSAIC Editorial Team

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Sacred Heart Major Seminary is a Christ-centered Catholic community of faith and higher learning committed to forming leaders who will proclaim the good news of Christ to the people of our time. As a leading center of the New Evangelization, Sacred Heart serves the needs of the Archdiocese of Detroit and contributes to the mission of the universal Church.