The word “catholic” — with a little c — means universal. In many ways, the Roman Catholic Church is also universal: it’s the largest Christian church in the world. Everyone knows at least a little about Roman Catholicism, or about the wonderful work Pope Francis is doing in his ministry. But what exactly does “Catholic” with a big c mean? What is universal about this faith tradition? What is unique?
You’ll find much of interest in the four lessons that comprise this course: Roman Catholicism’s origins, its distinctive beliefs, its diversity, and then lecturer William Farris’s own testimony of faith. Even Roman Catholics may something new — or forgotten — in this wonderful course. All who confess faith in Jesus Christ will benefit from this overview of one of the richest faith traditions in world history. Click here to learn more or to register.
William Farris is a Franciscan priest and pastor at Transfiguration Catholic Church in Southfield, Michigan.