Initiation

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Sacraments of Initiation

Part 1 Introduction

Part 2 History of Initiation

Part 3 Initiation of Adults and Children

Part 4 Initiation of Infants

Part 5 Selected Pastoral Issues

Part 6 Other (non-Roman) Initiation Rites

 

Part 9 Conclusions

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Part 1 Introduction

11 Syllabus 12:414 Sacraments of Initiation
(Weekends Early Summer 2015)

11 Syllabus 12:414 Sacraments of Initiation (Online Late Summer 2016)

12 Introduction

17 Bibliography

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Part 2 History of Initiation

20  History of Initiation

21  Apostolic [0-399]

22  Patristic [400-799]

23 Early Medieval [800-1199]

24  Medieval [1200-1299]

25  Late Medieval [1300-1499]

26  Reformation [1500-1699]

27  After Trent [1700-1899]

28  Before Vatican II [1900-1959]

29. Vatican II [1960-1975]

30 After Vatican II [1975-2050]

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Part 3 Initiation of Adults and Children

31  RCIA Introduction

32  Period of Evangelization

33 Period of The Catechumenate

34  Period of Enlightenment

35  The Easter Vigil

36  Baptism

37  Confirmation

38  Eucharist: Culmination of Initiation

39 The Period of Mystagogia

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Part 4 Initiation of Infants

41 Baptism of Infants

43 First Reconciliation of Catholics Baptized in Infancy

44 Confirmation of Catholics Baptized in Infancy

47 Eucharist for Catholics Baptized in Infancy

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Part 5 Selected Pastoral Issues

51 Initiation in Particular Circumstances [Includes "Reception of Baptized Christians into the Full Communion of the Catholic Church"]

52  The Place for Initiation

53 Initiation and Christian Funerals

54  Inculturation

55  Teaching about Initiation

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Part 6 Other (non-Roman) Initiation Rites

61 Non-Roman Catholic Initiation Rites

64 Non-Catholic Christian Initiation Rites

68  Non-Christian Initiation Rites

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Part 9 Conclusions

91 Baptismal Spirituality

98  Conclusions

 

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