Date

November 23rd

Time

10:00am - 16:00pm

Location

RE–VISION Students Saturday 23rd November 2019 | 9am – 3.30 pm

We are here to help. The Leaving Certificate Religious Education Programme can be quite heavy. Come join us for an RE Exam Preparation Day. We can provide:

  • New insights & fresh ideas
  • Meet professional theologians
  • Friendly & supportive academic staff
  • Get in touch with us for more information

Schedule for the day:

From 9am: Pugin Hall: Coffee, Registration and Welcome

After Registration, the sessions will take place in Loftus Halls on the South Campus of St Patrick’s College

Part 1. The Search for Meaning & Values

10.00 – 10.45 The Quest for Meaning, Dr Michael Shortall

10.50 – 11.35 The Response to the Quest, Dr John Paul Sheridan

11. 40 – 12.25 Concepts of God, Dr Noel O’Sullivan

Lunch 12.30 – 1.15 Participants will be able to meet academic staff and graduate students during lunch

Part 2. Four seminars running simultaneously at 1.20 – 2.00 / Repeated at 2.05 – 2.45

Christianity: Origins & Contemporary Expression, Dr. Andrew Meszaros

World Religions, Dr. Patrick Claffey (TCD)

Moral Decision-Making, Dr. Padraig Corkery

The Bible: Literature and Sacred Text, Dr. Jeremy Corley

Part 3. Prescribed Titles for Practical Coursework 2020

Two seminars running simultaneously at 2.50 – 3. 30pm

SECTION I: RELIGION: THE IRISH EXPERIENCE (TBC)

I. 1 Irish myths and sagas from ancient times contain evidence of religious belief.

An investigation into the evidence of Pre-Christian religious belief found in two Irish myths or sagas.

SECTION J: RELIGION AND SCIENCE (Dr. Gaven Kerr)

J. 2 An analysis of the concerns that are shared by religion and science on questions to do with the beginning of human life.

Cost €30 (includes welcome Tea/Coffee & lunch)

Tickets on sale at Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/re-vision-day-2019-religion-preparation-for-the-leaving-certificate-tickets-74853706451

Further Registration Information at admissions@spcm.ie

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