2017 Spring Classes - Latin
It is time to register for St. John Cantius’ springs classes. Unless otherwise specified below, classes start February 5, 2017, and end May 28, 2017. All classes meet on Sundays. The cost is $50.00 for the class and $50.00 for the textbook. You have always wanted a deeper appreciation of our Church’s languages and heritage. Now is your chance to begin or to continue your study of the language and history of the Church. All classes meet in the Canonry at 1025 W. Fry St., Chicago, IL. Enter the building from the south door between the Canonry and the Church.
LATIN I: Beginner (Continued) Instructor—Joseph Latham
For the beginner. Classes will continue to encompass conjugation of verbs, declension, nouns/adjectives and the continued development of Latin vocabulary. The text is Collin’s A Primer of Ecclesiastical Latin. The class will begin at Unit 5 of the textbook. Classes will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
LATIN II: Intermediate (Continued)
Instructor - Joseph G. Phelps
Class is for those students who are familiar with rudimentary Latin with conjugation of verbs, declension of nouns/adjectives, studied vocabulary and have completed at least two semesters of Latin. The class will continue to use Collin’s A Primer of Ecclesiastical Latin text book. The class will begin at Unit 13 of the textbook after a review of the prior Units. Classes will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
LATIN III: Advanced Level I Instructor - Joseph G. Phelps
The student should have a working knowledge of Latin. The textbook will be Excelibility in Advanced Latin by Marianthe Colakis published by Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers. The textbook is set up topically so you can join the class at any point and review topics in Latin. Classes will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
LATIN: Confessions of St. Augustine
Instructor - Christopher Jones
Confessions of St. Augustine Books I-IX Selections. Class would include translation of the work, but also a broader discussion of Augustine: his life, ideas, and importance in the Catholic Church. Augustine is nicknamed the last classical and first medieval man. Class will begin at Book IV of the Confessions. Classes will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
All students for any class or program must register on the first day of class.