Cathedral Preparatory School
Villa Maria Academy
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Theology

“Many Parts Form One Body” 1 Corinthians 12:12

The Theology Department seeks to create a school community enlivened by the Gospel spirit of freedom and charity. The experience of this Christian community most appropriately leads to developing persons of conviction and service. Through catechesis, the students and faculty are encouraged and motivated to model Jesus' life of faith, love and service.

With faculty acting as a visible manifestation of the professed faith and Christian witness, students are encouraged to internalize these values. In addition, students are invited to share in the liturgical and sacramental life of the Church.

A service project including verification of 25 hours of qualified community service and a reflection component must be completed each year.

10/25 hours due Oct. 28, 2019
15/25 hours due Jan. 7, 2020
20/25 hours due Mar. 17, 2020
25/25 hours due May 5, 2020

 

Highlights include:

  • Service Program, which includes 25 hours of non cumulative community service per year and a year-end essay regarding the service.
  • Each grade level has specific hours that are required. Each student must complete five (5) of the required 25 hours in specific service areas assigned by class:

Freshman: service to the school and parish community

Sophomore: service related to justice for the young

Junior: service related to justice for adults and children living and working in poverty

Senior: service related to justice for sick and elderly

  • Freshman year - Theology I (Revelation of Jesus Christ. Who is Jesus Christ?) ; Freshman Service Program.
  • Sophomore year - Theology II (Paschal Mystery, Jesus Christ's Mission Continues in the Church); Sophomore Service Program.
  • Junior year - Theology III (Moral Theology and Sacraments); Junior Service Program.
  • Senior year- Theology IV (Christian Vocations and Catholic Social Justice); Senior Service Program, Senior Project, Life Book.
  • Theology Electives: Death & Dying, Faces of Good and Evil, Sacred Architecture, World Religions
  • At Cathedral Preparatory School and Villa Maria Academy, Theology is required every year.
  • All members of the Theology faculty are active members in their parishes including: St. Francis Xavier; St. Joseph, Bread of Life; Saint Gregory of Thaumaturgus, and Saint John Vianney/Saint Jude the Apostle.
Michael Awungnkeng

Michael Awungnkeng

Roles: Faculty & Staff
Locations: Cathedral Prep
Departments: Theology
Email:
Joseph Bell B.S.

Joseph Bell B.S.

Class of 2000
Titles: Honors- The Sacraments, Academic- The Sacraments, Honors- The Person of Christ, Academic- The Person of Christ, Honors- Morality, Academic-Morality, Honors- Revelation in Christ, Academic- Revelation in Christ
Roles: Faculty & Staff
Locations: Villa Maria Academy
Departments: Theology
Email:
Michael DeMartinis M/Div.

Michael DeMartinis M/Div.

Titles: Director of Villa Campus Ministry, Director of Theatre Arts
Roles: Faculty & Staff
Locations: Villa Maria Academy
Departments: Theology
Email:
Waylon Duncan

Waylon Duncan

Roles: Faculty & Staff
Locations: Cathedral Prep
Departments: Theology
Email:
Mary Falk B.A.

Mary Falk B.A.

Titles: Academic/Honors Mission of Christ, Academic/Honors The Church
Roles: Faculty & Staff
Locations: Villa Maria Academy
Departments: Theology
Email:
Jason Feigh B.A., M.Div., S.T.B.

Jason Feigh B.A., M.Div., S.T.B.

Titles: Theology III H, Theology IV H
Roles: Faculty & Staff
Locations: Cathedral Prep
Departments: Theology, Campus Ministry
Email:
Emily Grenci B.S., M.A., M.Ed.

Emily Grenci B.S., M.A., M.Ed.

Titles: Theology I, Algebra I Honors, Campus Minister
Roles: Faculty & Staff
Locations: Villa Maria Academy
Departments: Mathematics, Theology
Email:
Chris Peck B.A.

Chris Peck B.A.

Roles: Faculty & Staff
Locations: Cathedral Prep
Departments: Theology
Email:
Elizabeth Slaby B.A., M.A.

Elizabeth Slaby B.A., M.A.

Titles: Theology IV H, Theology IV A, Faces of Good and Evil, Sacred Architecture
Roles: Faculty & Staff
Locations: Cathedral Prep
Departments: Theology
Email: