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New Independent Study Modules

Maryvale now provides a series of stand-alone modules for study. These can simply be audited, or a Maryvale Certificate award can be gained by completing a single written assignment of 1500 words for each module studied. You can take as long as you need over the study, fitting the reading and reflection on the text into your daily life as suits you best. There are many subjects to choose from - including an Introduction to Church History and an Introduction to Catholic Social Teaching.

We also offer a series of four study guides as aids to a reflective reading of Pope Francis' inspiring teaching in:

  • Gaudete et Exsultate (The Call to Holiness, 2018)
  • Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love, 2016)
  • Laudato si' (Care for our Common Home, 2015)
  • Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy of the Gospel, 2013)

Pope Francis consistently stresses in all his preaching and writing that joy is integral to being a disciple of Christ. In his teaching documents, Pope Francis encourages and challenges us to new ways of living our faith and sharing it with the world today.

'The Beatitudes are like a Christian’s identity card. So if anyone asks: “What must one do to be a good Christian?”, the answer is clear. We have to do, each in our own way, what Jesus told us in the Sermon on the Mount. In the Beatitudes, we find a portrait of the Master, which we are called to reflect in our daily lives.'
(Gaudete et Exsultate 63)

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