This is our catalog of courses. We will occasionally adjust the course listing to reflect the addition of new courses and the retirement of others. 

Recorded HS
History of the Church: Didache Series, Part One

There is much said in today’s world about the history of the Catholic Church – and much of it is said by those who are outside the Church! Register today for this Didache course and learn the story of our Church from its start to the present day. You will leave this course equipped to know and defend the truth of our history.

Total classes: 12

Duration per class: 55 minutes

Prerequisite: None

Suggested grade level: 9th to 12th grade

Suggested credit: One full semester Theology or Church History


There is so much misinformation about the history of the Catholic Church, along with many events that are misinterpreted by those outside of the Church. This course aims to teach students the truth about our history, from the beginning of the Church to the present day, focusing on each time period and examining the good, as well as the mistakes, that are recorded in each. Students will gain an accurate knowledge of the past that will enable them to better live as part of the Body of Christ as we head into the future.


Session 1: The Background – the Roman World

Session 2: Jesus Christ and the Founding of the Church

Session 3: The Early Christians

Session 4: Persecution of “The Way”

Session 5: The Church Fathers and Heresies (Part 1)

Session 6 – The Church Fathers and Heresies (Part 2)

Session 7: Light in the Dark Ages

Session 8: Conversion of the Barbarians

Session 9: Iconoclasm, Carolingian Renaissance, and the Great Schism

Session 10: Collapse, Corruption, and Reform in Europe and the Church

Session 11: The Crusades, Military Orders, and the Inquisition

Session 12: The High Middle Ages: Scholastic Development and the Flowering of Culture

Materials and Homework

Course materials: The History of the Church – Didache Series; Rev. Peter Armenio; ISBN: 1-890177-46-6. Also try BookFinder.com for used books.

Homework: There will be 25 to 30 pages of reading each week. Homework will vary between online quizzes and written summaries. There will also be a final exam.

Whether schooling one or many, Unlimited Access is the affordable way to have choices and give your students courses that fit exactly what you need.
Other Courses to Explore

Pin It on Pinterest