R.C.I.A.
Rev. John P. Trigilio
Rev. John P. Trigilio is a priest of the Diocese of Harrisburg, PA, 9/3/94.

CREED

Class 1

DE DEO UNO (THE ONE GOD)
1. KNOWLEDGE OF GOD — REASON & SCIENCE
   A. NATURAL THEOLOGY
   B. AQUINAS' PROOF
      i. MOTION (PRIME MOVER)
      ii. CAUSALITY (UNCAUSED CAUSE)
      iii. NECESSITY (PURE ACT)
      iv. GOVERNANCE (DOMINION)
      v. GRADATION (HIERARCHY OF BEING)
2. NATURE OF RELIGION
ch. one, pp. 13-18
#1-49

Class 2

REVELATION (THE REVEALED & PERSONAL GOD)
1. SACRED TRADITION
   A. APOSTOLIC TRADITION
   B. CREEDS
   C. ECUMENICAL COUNCILS
ch. two, art. 1-2, pp. 19-29
#50-100

Class 3

REVELATION
2. SACRED SCRIPTURE
   A. THREE STAGE DEVELOPMENT
      i. HISTORICAL EVENTS
      ii. ORAL TRADITION
      iii. SACRED AUTHORS/TEXT
   B. INSPIRATION
   C. INERRANCY
   D. CANONICITY
   E. VERSIONS
ch. two, art. 3, pp. 30-37
#101-141

Class 4

FAITH (RESPONSE TO REVELATION)
1. PRACTICE OF RELIGION
2. PERSONAL & COMMUNAL
ch. three, art. 1-2, pp. 39-49
#142-184

Class 5

CREED (PROFESSION OF FAITH)
1. BELIEF IN TRIUNE GOD — DE DEO TRINO
   A. ONE, LIVING, TRUE, LOVE
   B. TRINITY OF PERSONS
      i. GOD THE FATHER
      ii. GOD THE SON
      iii. GOD THE HOLY SPIRIT
   C. IMMANENT & ECONOMIC TRINITY
section two, pp. 51-69
#185-267

Class 6

CREATION — GOD THE FATHER
1. CREATIO EX NIHILO
2. ANGELS & DEVILS
3. WORLD & UNIVERSE
4. MAN
   A. MALE & FEMALE
   B. GARDEN OF PARADISE
section two, pp. 71-96
#268-384

Class 7

THE FALL — ORIGINAL SIN
1. SIN
   — AVERSIO A DEO
   — CONVERSIO AD CREATURAM
   — REJECTION OF DOMINION OF GOD
2. EFFECTS
   A. LOSS OF SANCTIFYING GRACE
   B. LOSS OF PRAETERNATURAL GIFTS
   C. CONCUPISCENCE
      i. DARKENING OF INTELLECT
      ii. WEAKENING OF WILL
      iii. DISORDER OF LOWER PASSIONS
section two, pp. 97-104
#385-421

Class 8

CHRISTOLOGY — THE INCARNATION GOD THE SON
1. PRE-EXISTENCE
2. WORD BECOME FLESH
3. GOD-MAN — THE HYPOSTATIC UNION

Class 9

CHRISTOLOGY — SOTERIOLOGY
1. MISSION OF CHRIST
   A. SANCTIFYING — PRIEST
   B. TEACHING — PROPHET
   C. GOVERNING — KING
2. PASSION & DEATH
3. RESURRECTION
4. ASCENSION
5. SECOND COMING
ch. two, art. 2-7, pp. 106-178
#422-682

Class 10

PNEUMATOLOGY — GOD THE HOLY SPIRIT
1. THE PARACLETE
2. PENTECOST
3. SOURCE OF INSPIRATION
4. WISDOM
ch. three, pp. 179-196
#683-747

Class 11

ECCLESIOLOGY — THE CHURCH
1. NATURE, PURPOSE, ORIGIN
2. MISSION OF CHURCH
   A. SANCTIFYING — SACRAMENTS
   B. TEACHING — MAGISTERIUM
   C. GOVERNING — HIERARCHY
3. PRIMORDIAL SACRAMENT
4. PAPAL INFALLIBILITY
ch. three, art. 9, pp. 197-245
#748-945

Class 12

CHURCH HISTORY
1. PAPAL PRIMACY
2. EASTERN ORTHODOX SCHISM (1054)
3. PROTESTANT REFORMATION (1517)
4. MODERN & CONTEMPORARY

Class 13

COMMUNION OF SAINTS
1. CHURCH
   A. MILITANT (PILGRIM)
   B. SUFFERING (COMPASSION)
   C. TRIUMPHANT (GLORY)
2. DULIA (novenas, medals, statues)
3. INTERCESSION
4. ROLE MODELS
ch. three, art. 9, pp. 247-250
#946-962

Class 14

MARIOLOGY
1. IMMACULATE CONCEPTION
2. VIRGIN BIRTH
3. PERPETUAL VIRGINITY
4. ASSUMPTION
5. MOTHER OF THE CHURCH
6. APPARITIONS
ch. three, art. 9, pp. 251-254
#963-975

Class 15

ESCHATOLOGY (THE LAST THINGS)
1. DEATH
2. JUDGMENT
3. HEAVEN, HELL, PURGATORY
4. LAST THINGS OF THE WORLD
   A. SECOND COMING (PAROUSIA)
   B. RESURRECTION OF THE DEAD
   C. GENERAL JUDGMENT
   D. END OF THE WORLD
ch. three, art. 10-12, pp. 254-276
#976-1060

CULT

Class 16

SACRAMENTS — THE LITURGY
1. LITURGY & WORSHIP
2. NATURE OF SACRAMENT
   A. MEANS OF GRACE
   B. SIGN OF SALVATION
   C. CELEBRATION OF LITURGY
part two, ch. one, pp. 277-310
#1061-1209

Class 17

SACRAMENTS — THE SEVEN SACRAMENTS
SACRAMENTS OF INITIATION
1. BAPTISM
   A. REMOVAL OF ORIGINAL SIN
   B. IMPARTING OF SANCTIFYING GRACE
   C. ENTRANCE INTO COMMUNITY OF FAITH
2. CONFIRMATION
   A. SACRAMENT OF MATURITY
   B. HOLY SPIRIT
   C. COMPLETION OF INITIATION
ch. one, art. 1-2, pp. 311-332
#1210-1321

Class 18

3. HOLY EUCHARIST
   1. SACRIFICE OF THE MASS
   2. SACRED BANQUET — HOLY COMMUNION
   3. BLESSED SACRAMENT — REAL PRESENCE
ch. one, art. 3, pp. 334-355
#1322-1419

Class 19

SACRAMENTS OF HEALING
4. PENANCE or RECONCILIATION
   A. SIN: MORTAL & VENIAL
   B. POWER OF THE KEYS
   C. SACRAMENTAL FORGIVENESS OF SIN
5. ANOINTING OF THE SICK
   A. SPIRITUAL STRENGTHENING & HEALING
   B. POSSIBLE PHYSICAL HEALING
ch. two, art. 4-5, pp. 357-382
#1420-1532

Class 20

SACRAMENTS OF COMMUNITY
6. HOLY ORDERS
   A. DEACON
   B. PRIEST
   C. BISHOP
ch. three, art. 6, pp. 383-398
#1533-1600

Class 21

7. MATRIMONY (CHRISTIAN MARRIAGE)
   A. ENDS OF MARRIAGE
      i. LOVE & LIFE; UNITY & PROCREATION
   B. ANNULMENTS
ch. three, art. 7, pp. 400-414
#1601-1666

Class 22

SACRAMENTALS AND BLESSINGS
1. ROSARY, HOLY WATER, STATUES, MEDALS
2. ASHES, PALMS, THROAT BLESSING
3. CHRISTIAN FUNERALS
ch. four, art. 1-2, pp. 415-419
#1667-1690

CODE

Class 23

MORALITY VIA REASON (ethics)
1. HUMAN PERSON AS AGENT
   A. FREE, DELIBERATE, CONSCIOUS ACTS
2. NATURAL MORAL LAW
   A. CICERO
   B. ST. PAUL (Romans 2:14-15)
   C. ST. THOMAS AQUINAS (S. T., I-II, q.94)
3. RESPONSIBILITY
   A. IGNORANCE
   B. PASSION
   C. FEAR
   D. HABIT
4. CONSCIENCE
   A. CERTAIN vs. DOUBTFUL
   B. CORRECT vs. ERRONEOUS
5. FORMATION OF CONSCIENCE
   A. HUMAN VIRTUES
   B. THEOLOGICAL VIRTUES
part three, sections 1-2, pp. 421-611
#1699-1845

Class 24

MORALITY VIA FAITH (moral theology)
1. SIN & GRACE
   A. MORTAL SIN
   B. VENIAL SIN
2. TEN COMMANDMENTS
3. BEATITUDES
4. PRECEPTS OF THE CHURCH (Canon Law)
#1846-2051

Class 25

APPLIED MORALITY
1. JUSTICE
   A. COMMUTATIVE
   B. DISTRIBUTIVE
   C. SOCIAL
2. TRUTH
   A. SLANDER, LIBEL, DETRACTION
   B. SECRECY, SECURITY, LYING
3. LIFE & DEATH
   A. ABORTION
   B. EUGENICS
   C. EUTHANASIA
   D. SUICIDE
   E. CAPITAL PUNISHMENT & JUST WAR
4. LOVE
   A. SEX & MARRIAGE
      i. CONTRACEPTION
      ii. NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING
      iii. ARTIFICIAL CONCEPTIONS
   B. CHASTITY
      i. PORNOGRAPHY
      ii. MASTURBATION
   C. HOMOSEXUALITY
#2052-2557

Class 26

PRAYER AND SPIRITUALITY
1. FORMS
   A. PRIVATE
   B. COMMUNAL
2. TYPES
   A. ADORATION
   B. PETITION & INTERCESSION
   C. REPARATION & CONTRITION
   D. THANKSGIVING
3. MODEL OF PRAYER — OUR FATHER
part four, pp. 613-687
#2558-2865


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