Adult Studies - Symbolon

SYMBOLON – The Catholic Faith Explained

Join our parish family for a stunning video series that presents the BIG picture of the Catholic Faith.

  • Too often we try to live a faith we don’t know or understand. 
  • Some of us stumble along with it, going through the motions. 
  • Others simply walk away.
  • Symbolon: Knowing the Faith explains the essentials of the Catholic Faith in a way that will inform our minds and inspire our hearts.

Please join us in class, over ZOOM or by doing the study independently own your own.

  • Here is a link to the videos on FORMED:  VIDEOS
  • The study guide is the white document:    Symbolon: Knowing the Faith Small Group Study Guide

Below you will find information & handouts that may help in your study of each session:

 

Session 10 – The Last Things

  • Handouts:   
Video Segment Duration Study Questions
1 - Preparation for Death 15 min. 1 - 6
2 - Judgement Day 16 min. 7 - 9
Call to Conversion 10 min. 10

 

Session 9 – Mary and the Saints

Video Segment Duration Study Questions
1 - The Hail Mary 10 min. 1 - 3
2 - The Four Marian Dogmas 16 min. 4 - 7
Call - Behold, Your Mother 10 min. 8

 

Session 8 – Why do I need the church?      

Video Segment Duration Study Questions
1 - The Basilica of San Clemente 16 min. 1 - 2
2 - The Four Marks 20 min. 3 - 6
Call - How will you becom a greater part of God's church?  10 min. 7

 

Session 7 – The Holy Spirit      

Video Segment Duration Study Questions
1 - How do we understand the Holy Spirit? 13 min. 1 - 2
2 - Indwelling, Sanctification, Grace & Justification  15 min. 3 - 8
Call - The Holy Spirit is alive. 10 min. 9

 

Session 6 – The Paschal Mystery      

Video Segment Duration Study Questions
1 - The Mystery of the Cross  11 min. 1 - 3
2 - Jesus, Fully Human and Fully Divine   14 min. 4 - 6
Call - Giving in Sacrificial Love 7 min. 7


Session 5 – Who is Jesus?
      

Video Segment Duration Study Questions
1 - Jesus was more than a teacher.  13 min. 1 - 4
2 - The Hypostatic Union  12 min. 5 - 7
Call - Lord of your life? 7 min. 8 - 10

 

Session 4 – The Story of Salvation       

Video Segment Duration Study Questions
1 - What is Salvation History?  12 min. 1 - 2
2 - Creation, the Fall, and Redemption  14 min. 3 - 6
Call - You have a place in the story. 7 min. 7 - 8

 

Session 3 – The Bible       

Video Segment Duration Study Questions
1 - The Sword of the Spirit  10 min. 1 - 3
2 - The History of the Bible - The Canon 17 min. 4
Call - Read and study the bible. 7 min. 5

 

Session 2 – Divine Revelation       

Video Segment Duration Study Questions
1 - Keys to the Kingdom 11 min. 1 - 2
2 - Scripture and Tradition 13 min. 3 - 7
Call - Life to the full. 10 min. 8

 

Session 1 - The Journey of Faith           

Video Segment Duration Study Questions
1 - Embarking on a Journey  11 min. 1-3
2 - Trinity, Faith, & the God Who Is Love  12 min. 4-7
Call - Jesus calls us to abundant life. 8 min. 8