Religious Studies

Grade 9

Through religious education, students are invited to develop the knowledge, beliefs, skills, values and attitudes needed to build a relationship with God. Religious education shares the same goals and objectives as al good education — growth and development of a person physically, intellectually, emotionally, socially and spiritually.

Religious Studies 15 – Christ in Culture

The overall aim of the program is to assist young persons with the help of the gospel, to participate as Catholics in the shaping of our culture. Christ and Culture brings Canadian culture into conversation with Christ for young people. It explains the terms and concepts of such a conversation. How can such a conversation between the person of Christ and culture take place? What are the partners in the conversation? What are the ways that we converse? Why is such a conversation helpful? To explore this dialogue,
Christ and Culture focuses on three key elements: the human being—the student who enters into the dialogue culture and the things that shape culture in Canada the person of Christ as he is present and active among us and in us today in the power of the Holy Spirit.

Religious Studies 25 – Believing

Young people search to find answers about themselves, others and God. The beliefs that adolescents hold will greatly influence the choices they make in the future. This course is intended: to explore how believing is integral to human living to study the Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament) and Christian Scriptures (New Testament) as the source of our Judeo-Christian faith to recognize the importance of Christ’s message in the Gospels and how that message challenges us to bring about the reign of God.

World Religions 30

Students in Grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 attend a yearly retreat.