Images of MaryCourse Level: Basic

Course Summary

Our Blessed Mother, Mary, is seen as a mother-figure in many cultures. The goal of this seminar is to present the basic concept of Mary as Mother of God as seen in art, and some global perspectives for enrichment, as well as a deeper appreciation of the role she plays within other cultures.

Successful completion of this course earns 1.5 CEU's. Click here for more information about CEU's.

General Course Objectives

  • Understand Mary as: Mother of God
  • Understand Mary as: Our Mother
  • Understand Mary through: Images of Mary in other cultures

Course Materials

  • No books required. All readings are online.

Course Structure and Highlights

  • Week 1: Mary, Mother of God
    • To review the concept of universal motherhood of Mary
    • To explain the basic concept of Mary as Mother of God
  • Week 2: Mary, Our Mother
    • To illustrate the Church’s teaching of Mary as our Mother
    • To articulate the concept of Mary as Mother to other learners
  • Week 3: My Image of Mary
    • To appreciate other cultural images of Mary
    • To create or compose one’s (own) image of Mary as a guide to prayer