Why did Christ die? What does mean that Christ descended into “hell”? Is the resurrection believable? Why an ascension? All these questions will probed and answered at this class!

Matt’s keynote presentations: Death to Ascension


  • Read the Gospel of Mark, asking:
    Where is Christ in my suffering?
    Where is the gift in my suffering?
    What is one thing I can do tomorrow to respond more faithfully to Christ in my suffering?

  • Journal your experience for at least five minutes a day.

Additional Resources: Catechism of the Catholic Church paragraphs 570-682, Theology and Sanity by Frank Sheed pages 242-278, Jesus and the Eyewitnesses by Richard Baukham.

Prayer Practice: Work through the following questions at your own time with Christ.

  • When have I loved others selflessly?
    Thank God

  • When have I been loved selflessly?
    Thank God

  • When have i failed to love others selflessly?
    Examine where God was during those moments. Talk to Him.
    Seek his loving forgiveness.

  • When have others failed to love me selflessly?
    Ask for God’s Grace to forgive.

  • Make a concrete act of change with Grace.

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Contact Matt: matthew.boettger@thomascenter.org

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