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- Departments   -   Religious Education

Members of Department

Mr P. Canavan (Head of Department)

Miss D. Mc Kenna

Mrs M. Kerr

Mrs T. Gallagher

Mrs M. Mulgrew

Church Candles

Key Stage 3

Year 8

The topics taught are:

  • New Beginnigs

  • The Bible - Old/New Testament

  • Baptism/Confirmation

  • Morality

  • Holy Land

  • Ministry of Jesus 

  • The Eucharist

  • Your Parish

Year 9

The topics taught are:

  • Creation

  • Environment

  • The 10 Commandments

  • Reconcilation

  • Orthodox Church

  • Reformation

  • Luke's Gospel

  • Easter

  • Resurrection

  • Judaism

Year 10

The topics taught are:

  • Welcome back

  • Values

  • Friendship

  • Image of God

  • Kingdom of God

  • Prejudice & Discrimination

  • Holy Week

  • Vocation

  • Islam

 

Key Stage 4

Unit 4 - Roman Catholicism: Ethics

The topics covered are:

  • Christian Values 

  • Christian Marriage

  • Christian Vocation

  • Christian Reconciliation

  • Christian Healing

  • Christian Responses to Global Issues

  

Unit 5 - St Mark's Gospel 

The topics covered are:

  • Background to Mark's Gospel

  • Jesus' Ministry

  • Jesus' Suffering, Death & Resurrection

  • The Person of Jesus

  • Jesus' Relationships with Others

  • Discipleship

Key Stage 5

AS

The Origins of the Celtic Church in Ireland and the Beginnings of its Missionary Outreach

The topics covered are:

  • Background to The Mission of Patrick

  • The Work of Patrick

  • The Beginnings of Mansticism in Ireland

  • The Penetentials

  • Missionary Outreach in Britain

Religious Ethics: Foundations, Principles & Practice

The topics covered are:

  • Foundations of Christian Ethics

  • Ethical Theories

  • Bio-ethics

  • Sexual Ethics

  • Life & Death Issues

A Study of the Developement and Impact of the Celtic Church in the 5th, 6th & 7th Centuries

The topics covered are: 

  • The Historical Patrick

  • Development of Celtic Monasticism

  • Celtic Hagiography

  • Aspects of Missionary Outreach

  • Issues of Controversy

Ethics & Society

The topics covered are:

  • Ethical Decision Making

  • Human Rights

  • EnvironmentalEthics

  • War & Peace

  • Ethics of Justice & Punishment