Mary and Spirituality: A Journey of HolinessCourse Level: Advanced

Successful completion of this course earns 2.5 CEU's. Click here for more information about CEU's.

Course Materials

  • Required Book: Miravalle, Mark Meet Mary: Getting to Know the Mother of God ISBN: 1933184329; ISBN-13: 978-1933184326; ASIN: B004L62D86

Course Structure and Highlights

  • Week 1: Looking at Mary’s spirituality
    • Understand what the term spirituality means from a Catholic perspective
    • Recognise the uniqueness and importance of Mary’s relationship with the Holy Spirit
  • Week 2: Mary’s way of prayer
    • Explain why Mary is a good model of prayer and contemplation
    • Describe some of the key moments of prayer, in Mary’s faith journey
  • Week 3: Mary, a person worthy of imitation
    • Recount some of the key virtues of Mary
    • Explain why Mary is worthy of imitation
  • Week 4: Mary’s spiritual motherhood
    • Understand what is meant by Mary’s spiritual motherhood
    • Explain why she is our spiritual mother
  • Week 5: Devotion to Mary, and devotions
    • Understand the right order of devotion to Mary
    • Explain some popular Catholic devotions to Mary that can help foster your love of God