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Introduction to Church History, Part Two

In this Church History course, you will find connections between history, art, politics, science, and the Saints. Join us and be inspired to imitate the Saints and become a Saint yourself.

Total classes: 14

Prerequisite: Introduction to Church History Part One is mandatory.

Suggested grade level: 6th to 8th grade

Suggested credit: One full semester Church History


This will be Church History class taught like none other. Other classes begin in September with Jesus and while hoping to end with WWII, usually end in May with the Reformation (about 400 years short of their destination). I will be teaching the students 10 stories, one from each of the first 10 centuries every week – one for every century. These will be very short and interesting stories that keep their attention. The following week we will cover the next 10 centuries with 10 more stories. Thus, in two weeks, we will know one story from each century from the time of Jesus until the present. The following weeks will both review and build on those stories and start making connections to other events/people in that century and other centuries. This will establish some historical “pegs” to hold up a framework where other connections can be made.

OUR ULTIMATE GOAL: To have some kind of basic outline of Church History mastered so that students will have a framework on which to “hang” other stories from history, literature, film, art, politics, and science.

MY (secret) ULTIMATE GOAL: To inspire the children to imitate the Saints and become Saints themselves. To show that the Saints are the fruit of the Gospel and that this fruit is produced in every age. To carefully expose them to some of the scandals of the Church; show them that scandals are present in every age but God is faithful to His Church.


Class 11st Century to 10th – REVIEW & Round 8

Class 211th Century to 20th – REVIEW & Round 8

Class 3 – 1st Century A.D.

Class 4 – 200s – 300s

Class 5 – 400s – 500s

Class 6 – 600s – 700s

Class 7 – 800s – 1000s

Class 8 – 1100s – 1200s

Class 9 – 1300s – 1400s

Class 10 – 1500s

Class 11 – 1600s

Class 12 – 1700s

Class 13 – 1800s – 1900s Part 1

Class 14 – 1900s – 2000s Part 2

Materials and Homework

Course materials: A notebook (preferably one with graph paper in it – because they are cool). We will make it into a kind of scrapbook. Tape (to tape down images and articles). Some colorful pens (Not required, but it helps keep kids interested – because they are cool)

Homework: Homework will include: Daily reading & studying for 10-15 minutes, verbal sharing of stories with those NOT in the class.

Important Dates

Class Dates: Thursdays, January 11 to April 25, 2023. (No class February 15 or March 28)

Starting Time: 5:30 PM Eastern (4:30 Central; 3:30 Mountain; 2:30 Pacific)

Duration per class: 55 minutes

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