0000011112 00000 n Denver Newsroom, Dec 21, 2020 / 09:35 am (CNA).- The outcome of a Vatican appeal involving same-sex civil marriage and the Catholic identity of an Indiana school could have effect on a … Thank you, Faustin. To what do you refer when you say the Vatican treats Higher Ed. Besides Charles Curran, how many other collegiate theologians have actually been removed from their position? The outcome of a Vatican appeal involving same-sex civil marriage and the Catholic identity of an Indiana school could have effect on a pending religious liberty lawsuit, and … ���1����~#����o�7����~#����o�7������|��~��-�௕�Q�aÜľ0g�a ��|��4����i��1���� 5_2� 0000001335 00000 n The Vatican itself deals with Catholic identity in different ways at that level (see Ex corde Ecclesiae and its Application by the USCCB). Interesting thread and interesting blog post, Jared. "having an awareness of where the students are coming from is essential if religion teachers really want to get the message across. I suspect this is something close to what Dulles was trying to get at in his discussion of Catholicists. They also require "Catholic" theologians to have a mandate from their local Bishop. Faculty who work together between disciplines and subjects, particularly between religious education classes and other disciplines. 0 Its foundations are laid in the home and built in partnership within the parish community. Religious Education . We are committed to fostering an environment where our Catholic Identity permeates all aspects of the curriculum and school activities to enable us to educate the whole person and encourage everyone to reach their full potential. You offer a great perspective. Like you say, it is OK to cite the local bishop in reference to school's Catholic identity. am from the Philippines. Given the confused state of Catholic identity in our country today, complicating the issue beyond that makes me very nervous. Not that he would ever submit to his Bishop anyway. That suits me, living the the Bible Belt, and that's one my goals in 6th grade catchism. I intentionally did not refer to University Catholic identity in this post because I believe that it is an entirely different monster. Catholic primary and secondary schools have experienced a number of changes in the years since the Second Vatican Council. endstream endobj 194 0 obj <> endobj 195 0 obj <> endobj 196 0 obj <>stream Fortunately, this need not imply some sort of slavish "toe the line adherence to doctrine to the exclusion of other Christians who don't agree". But I am familiar with another Dulles quote regarding Catholic identity. 0000010516 00000 n The Emmaus Story (Luke 24:13-35) is central to the Religious Education curriculum. RELIGIOUS LITERACY ASSESSMENT One of the aims of Religious Education (RE) in our Catholic schools is to develop our students' ‘Religious Literacy’ – that is, the way children use their literacy skills to communicate their understanding of the religious tradition to themselves, their peers, teachers and members of the wider faith community. WASHINGTON — The outcome of a Vatican appeal involving same-sex civil marriage and the Catholic identity of an Indiana school could have effect … Religious Education. If that's not heretical, I don't know what is. 0000025413 00000 n Religious Education (RE) is one of our Key Learning Areas. Today Catholic schools are staffed almost entirely by lay people while in the 1960s they were staffed primarily by religious sisters, brothers and priests. Prep RE Scope and Sequence. Jared Dees is the creator of The Religion Teacher and the author of 31 Days to Becoming a Better Religious Educator, To Heal, Proclaim, and Teach, Praying the Angelus, and the new book, Christ in the Classroom. Don't we have a word to describe Christians separated from Peter and his teachings? The values, ideals and challenges of the Gospel are unpacked and shared within our school community. great inspiring article jared. Unfortunately the Bishops or CDF have not been able to give these Canons much teeth. 0000033707 00000 n Great blog, Jared, and thanks for opening up a most important topic. Religious Education is an essential component of the school curriculum. Religious Education is at the centre of both the formal and informal interactions of our school community. The RE curriculum is set by the Bishop of Wollongong in conjunction with Catholic Education Diocese of Wollongong. I do know that in Dulles’ Models of the Church, he includes the Church hierarchy/institution as one of his models. 0000006673 00000 n Home > Catholic Identity > Religious Education. St Thomas Aquinas Primary School has a visible Catholic symbolic culture and active sacramental and liturgical practices. xref Neither one is incorrect, but they alone they are not indicative of full Catholicity. 0000000016 00000 n 0000004181 00000 n The goal of a Catholic school is simply bigger, more awesome and more inspiring than merely being faithful to the Magisterium. 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(function(d, s, id) { Thanks Ryan. Home > Catholic Identity > Religious Education. The CDF looks closely at the written work of Catholic theologian (not Catholic school teachers) for theological issues. The RE curriculum is set by the Bishop of Wollongong in conjunction with Catholic Education Diocese of Wollongong. ", (I'll have to chew on the "take it or leave it…" Perhaps you can expand on that.). The mission is to make disciples, not to turn out mini-theologians. A school in which all students are welcome no matter what denomination or religion. endstream endobj 197 0 obj <> endobj 198 0 obj <> endobj 199 0 obj <>stream 0000003423 00000 n Effective religious education program that not only teaches about the faith, but brings students into a mature relationship with their faith and ultimately Jesus Christ. A bishop, like all members of the clergy, have taken on a sacramental character that does indeed make them a visible sign of the invisible unity of the Church and Christ himself. We could certainly try to make judgments about how it applies to K-12 education, as others have done, but I for one am unwilling to do so. 0000007097 00000 n I want to examine the statement “Catholicism taken in the ‘Catholicist’ sense, could be the enemy of catholicity.”, It was claimed in the preceeding paragraphs that a ‘Catholicist’ thinks that “the single characteristic of a Catholic school is thought to be doctrinal fidelity to the Magisterium.”, Thus, if we re-examine Dulles quote on being a ‘Catholicist’, and replace the term Catholicist with its actual definition, we get the statement: “Catholicism, taken in the sense of doctrinal fidelity to the Magisterium, could be the enemy of catholicity.”. The curriculum is based on the four movements of the Emmaus story. %%EOF The Principles of Catholic Identity in Education articulate elements the Church expects to find in Catholic education. 82�I�=��j�f�(m����q���bYj�c�R�\M�3&$v�:9/��i�փD/E���Na.�(Π%}���fS���DYL�{�n�\����Gu#k��|�߀{�8>�G�u�������Ю�Mv����i�PT}�5�%��ȮkvPWO�;��Zxs��r� m`���s����;�\��q&�;��{B2����BSν����#�Y����7�S���D�cHX�|���������醗ƳЌ. Regular participation in the sacraments is offered. With our school and church sitting side by side on the main street of Tatura, our traditions, identity and values are visible to all. I don't think any "politically correct" watering down of the doctrine does anybody any favors. Thus, we have concluded that fidelity to the Magisterium could be the the enemy of catholicity. Sustained by Gospel Witness. Filed Under: Books, Innovation in Catholic Education. Cardinal Avery Dulles called this group of people “Catholicists” in his book The Catholicity of the Catholic Church.  Dulles argued that ecumenism was essential to achieve the Church’s catholicity, therefore “Catholicism taken in the ‘Catholicist’ sense, could be the enemy of catholicity” (p. 164). I also don't understand how fidelity to the Magisterium can be seen as non-ecumenical. 0000006758 00000 n Bishop Rhoades said he expects ND to follow Ex Corde Ecclesiae. Scope a nd Sequence. Indeed, there seems to be no hotter issue about Catholic schools than the discussion about what it means for a Catholic school to be called “Catholic.”. I understand wanting to steer clear of the University debate, but I've never understood how it's a "different monster" when it comes to Catholic identity. Some theologians' works have been found to be heretical and they were removed from their teaching positions. It's difficult to make a complete list of doctrines flatly denied by McBrien but you can start with the pop-culture faves: male-only ordination, sexuality, and contraception. The curriculum is based on the four movements of the Emmaus story. Strong Catholic identity can be found in schools that point to a reality beyond itself. Invite families to continue catechesis through the holidays with the Formation5 daily email. Get a free copy of The Religion Teacher's Guide to Lesson Planning and join more than 60,000 subscribers to The Religion Teacher. I agree with everything you've said, Jared, but would go a step further, because I don't think you've articulated principles that would distinguish Catholic schools from many other excellent Christian schools. Religious Education permeates all areas of school life, in an environment conducive to the development of a personal relationship with God. Your zeal is what keeps Catholic schools alive. Also, in defense of Fr. Religious instruction as evangelization should witness to the faith, but not practice coercion (. St Mary’s School share the vision, dedication, hard work and commitment of the whole of our Catholic community. h�b```b``�������� �� @16�, 0000009885 00000 n 0000011706 00000 n What makes a school Catholic? RE Scope and Sequence Year 3 . Today Catholic schools are staffed almost entirely by lay people while in the 1960s they were staffed primarily by religious sisters, brothers and priests. {��ᥗ8ñG���O�Ӳ�$c�st:��N?�Ȁ� ��y�e�A��|Q�H^��#��$�`�U�Y�b���X�g�S�n��b:R���F�b����X#�j����Ș�+�D��L-��(��}-o&���������g������4�./���*'���q"P�&����>6:�פ`��X�/1!��4��#��6)Z�@&R!���;ɱ�l�8s�G� The Emmaus Story (Luke 24:13-35) is central to the Religious Education curriculum. He has also called into question the sinless nature of JESUS, His birth to a virgin, transubstantiation, whether Jesus was celibate, etc. These are not opposed, but one aims to give service to the other. Our beloved University is a perfect example of the decay that occurs. The weakness is that it can rob a Catholic school of its distinctness making it no different from a charter school. really thought provoking. However, most (all but the one regarding Sacraments) of these would also be on the list of any Christian school. It is a great challenge to stay middle of the road between these two perspectives. Jared Dees is the creator of The Religion Teacher and the author of 31 Days to Becoming a Better Religious Educator & Christ in the Classroom. RE Scope and Sequence Year 4. If we become so concerned with who is following which rules or who is different than us in which ways that we fail to follow the essential rules and the deeper ones… to love more than we judge others, to love our enemies and those that are different than us, whether Protestant, Catholic or otherwise, than we have missed the whole point. The strength of this view is that it highlights the profound, revealed truth found in the teachings of the Catholic Church, which must be found in a Catholic school for it to be Catholic. Religious education is more than formal instruction; it is a conscious pathway to the development of the whole person as a model of Christ and permeates all facets of life in a Catholic community. 0000002901 00000 n My point with McBrien is that even though he was asked to revise Catholicism – which he did – he was never declared a heretic (Code of Canon Law, 2089) and was neither removed from his teaching position at ND or excommunicated (Code of Canon Law, 1364, 1321). Home > Catholic Identity > Religious Education. 0000006123 00000 n H�\��j�0��~ The principles soundly reflect the key themes in Church documents on education, including the documents of Vatican II, guidance from the Vatican Congregation for Catholic Education, and the teachings of various Popes. hope we can keep in touch via my email ad . We have to be careful not to take on a take-it-or-leave-it mentality when it comes to religious instruction. As you articulate well, there is an ecumenical imperative that is at the heart of the ecclesiology of our Church as "sacrament" and as instrument of salvation. var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; Actually, the US Bishops twice censured his book "Catholicism" and the US Secretariat for Doctrine and Pastoral Practices did indeed declare his book erroneous. As for McBrien, perhaps the CDF has never officially declared him heretical, but do we really need it to? }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); The Formation5 is a short, daily email for Catholic parents with saints, Scripture, and prayers to form whole families in the Catholic faith. As sacrament, the Church is Christ’s instrument of salvation (CCC, 775-776). 0000001727 00000 n 0000005561 00000 n RE Scope and Sequence Year 5. The Magisterium is, of course, a helpful and important guide. js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; At Lumen Christi Catholic Primary School we believe that the Catholic faith and its traditions are central to the purpose of our school, whilst recognising and respecting our multi-faith community. Some fear that these changes signify a crisis in Catholic identity. The More… The More. Although Religious Education is regarded as one of the school's Key Learning Areas, it is not simply a subject that is taught, it is an integral, living part of our daily lives at St Joseph’s Catholic Parish Primary School and beyond. Being a Mercy school, our Mercy Charism is lived our through many varied actions. startxref The RE curriculum is set by the Bishop of Wollongong in conjunction with Catholic Education Diocese of Wollongong. The curriculum is based on the four movements of the Emmaus story. Good take, Jared… I also like what the National Directory for Catechesis has to say, in its extensive section on Catholic schools… that a Catholic school is a "community of faith and center for evangelization". The connection between our school and parish is crucial to our commitment to faith and is continually celebrated through Children’s, 1st Friday of the Month and Parish Masses. I'm not familiar with this Cardinal Dulles quote; I'll have to check out the book for more context. The expression in our curriculum and ethos of our school celebrate the rich traditions of the Catholic Church. It runs the risk of reducing “Christianity to merely human wisdom” (John Paul II, Redemptoris missio, no. trailer Religious Education is a learning area with a formal curriculum for the classroom learning and teaching of religion. H��Smk�@��;u_�UC���^ �p�/I)�����N)���]%��Tw�}^f6\?-\\�7�� Well said. What do you think are McBrien's chances of ever receiving a mandate? Has it ever? endstream endobj 211 0 obj <>/Filter/FlateDecode/Index[43 140]/Length 27/Size 183/Type/XRef/W[1 1 1]>>stream 0000003826 00000 n H�\��n�@��~�9&��f��%�DH"q�-� �����8�~���d�H�5cw�����v���ɕ��K���;u};���}l�;Ʒ�/޵]3ͫ�ݜCQ����:��? %PDF-1.4 %���� The curriculum is set by the Bishop of Wollongong in conjunction with Catholic Education Diocese of Wollongong and supported by religious educational content such as the To Know, Worship and Love resources. As Catholics move from the inner-city to the suburbs, inner-city parish schools have dwindled in enrollment filling the halls with non-Catholic students. Jared's Upcoming Speaking Events →. To meet the Corporate Plan 2020-2024 goals that Principals, Deputy Principals and Assistant Principals Religious identity and Mission exercise shared and effective religious leadership that enhances the catholic identity and Mission of the school (G16) and Leaders, staff and students regularly engage in spiritual and religious formation. I doubt that any non-Catholic parent would reasonably object to authentic Catholicism being taught in Catholic schools. Do you have any thoughts on how he reconciles these principles with his argument against "Catholicists"? The Religious Education curriculum is based on the four movements of the Emmaus story. McBrien, despite his flaws, he or his writings have never been found to be heretical by the CDF. A few short decades after breaking from the authority of Rome, you get things like "The University should NOT compromise its academic aspirations in its efforts to maintain its Catholic identity." �C�G�(Y9�e{��Q���'=��'Y�������QY=W�_d��G[�"�޵���-�\{'�T��]�^�ڡ�D���:/0T��12���y�|:��6"z�-��]��WYodTߦ�p��eQ�:zi��f ��m��y��[����N ��'\�[��Ƃo���qҜq\��&9��8γ8V�B�4>av��h��v�� ��9�b��9OY7EVI`4Ȭ�HGe�1k*�T�Y�~�M��"}U2��'�1�a4נ��y5�՜WS^�y5�լ��w��'-�7�q4�9���4z�3���(��W� �ˣ� The weakness is that it can be alienating toward non-Catholics who now include nearly 15% of the students enrolled in Catholic schools. I think the problem is when one stresses fidelity to the Magisterium as the exclusive or even primary criteria of Catholicity. Ex Corde and Canon Law both say "Catholic" universities must teach authentic Catholicism. Religious Education (RE) is one of our Key Learning Areas. Religious Education. 0000001692 00000 n Faculty and staff living out their vocations as priests, religious, lay ministers, or non-Catholic teachers in the Church. Catholic Identity. He says that a "Catholic institution must be founded on 3 principles: that there is a God, that he has made a full and final revelation of himself in Jesus Christ and that the Catholic Church is the authorized custodian and teacher of this body of revealed truth.". 0000012233 00000 n RE Online Sydney Catholic Schools provide opportunities for students, staff and parents to know and celebrate our Catholic faith. BCE Vision, Mission and Ethos Explore key documents that inform the Vision, Mission and Ethos of Brisbane Catholic Education. What separates a Catholic school is communion/fidelity to Rome (through their local Bishop, as Faustin points out). 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