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Grade 9

Prerequisite Chart | Grade 9 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12

Religious Education: Be With Me HRE1OI
This course invites students to a deeper understanding of both the joy and the demands of following in the way of Christ and living out the call to discipleship as it is described in the Scriptures. Through a lens filtered by Scripture, Profession of Faith, Christian Moral Development, Prayer, Sacramental Life, and Family Life, students use the Beatitudes as a touchstone to examine the attitudes and actions that characterize the Christian life. Students will explore a variety of topics related to the themes of personhood, interpersonal relationships and sexuality. They are encouraged to understand and nurture within themselves the virtues which will enable them to deepen their relationship with God in and through Christ in the context of a Spirit-filled community.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: HRE1OX - ESL ONLY - Religious Education: Be With Me is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
ESL ONLY - Religious Education: Be With Me HRE1OX
This course invites students to a deeper understanding of both the joy and the demands of following in the way of Christ and living out the call to discipleship as it is described in the Scriptures. Through a lens filtered by Scripture, Profession of Faith, Christian Moral Development, Prayer, Sacramental Life, and Family Life, students use the Beatitudes as a touchstone to examine the attitudes and actions that characterize the Christian life. Students will explore a variety of topics related to the themes of personhood, interpersonal relationships and sexuality. They are encouraged to understand and nurture within themselves the virtues which will enable them to deepen their relationship with God in and through Christ in the context of a Spirit-filled community.
COURSE NOTE: This course has been adapted to meet the needs of the ESL learner.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: HRE1OI - Religious Education: Be With Me is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
Grade 10

Prerequisite Chart | Grade 9 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12

Religious Education: `Christ And Culture: HRE2OI
This course invites and challenges the adolescent to personalize the principles that guide Catholics in understanding their role in shaping culture through our discipleship. The exploration of these principles starts with the Scriptural foundations to the questions of what it means to be human and how God has and continues to shape our humanity through culture. The principles are then developed through the Gospel themes that reveal how Jesus’ Kingdom of God is expressed in all of our relationships: to ourselves, to others, to our civil society, to our Church, and to our Global community.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: HRE2OX - ESL ONLY - Religious Education: Christ And Culture is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
ESL ONLY - Religious Education: Christ And Culture HRE2OX
This course invites and challenges the adolescent to personalize the principles that guide Catholics in understanding their role in shaping culture through our discipleship. The exploration of these principles starts with the Scriptural foundations to the questions of what it means to be human and how God has and continues to shape our humanity through culture. The principles are then developed through the Gospel themes that reveal how Jesus’ Kingdom of God is expressed in all of our relationships: to ourselves, to others, to our civil society, to our Church, and to our Global community.
COURSE NOTE: This course has been adapted to meet the needs of the ESL learner.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: HRE2OI - Religious Education: `Christ And Culture: is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
Grade 11

Prerequisite Chart | Grade 9 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12

eLearn - World Religions and Belief Traditions: Perspectives, Issues, and Challenges HRT3ME
This course provides students with opportunities to explore various world religions and belief traditions. Students will develop knowledge of the terms and concepts relevant to this area of study, will examine the ways in which religions and belief traditions meet various human needs, and will learn about the relationship between belief and action. They will examine sacred writings and teachings, considers how concepts of time and place influence different religions and belief traditions, and develop research and inquiry skills related to the study of human expressions of belief.
COURSE NOTE: This eLearning course may be an alternative for students with strong independent work skills when the regular day school course is full or unavailable. A separate application is required. Make an appointment with your guidance counsellor to discuss suitability.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: College/UniversityGRADE: 11
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: HRT3MI - World Religions and Belief Traditions: Perspectives, Issues, and Challenges is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
World Religions and Belief Traditions: Perspectives, Issues, and Challenges HRT3MI
This course provides students with opportunities to explore various world religions and belief traditions. Students will develop knowledge of the terms and concepts relevant to this area of study, will examine the ways in which religions and belief traditions meet various human needs, and will learn about the relationship between belief and action. They will examine sacred writings and teachings, considers how concepts of time and place influence different religions and belief traditions, and develop research and inquiry skills related to the study of human expressions of belief.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: College/UniversityGRADE: 11
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: HRT3ME - eLearn - World Religions and Belief Traditions: Perspectives, Issues, and Challenges is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
World Religions: Beliefs and Daily Life HRF3OI
This course enables students to study world religions and belief traditions in local, Canadian, and global contexts. Students will explore aspects of the human quest for meaning and will examine world religions and belief traditions as exemplified in various sacred teachings and principles, rites, and passages. They will also study the interaction throughout history between society and various belief traditions, and will have opportunities to develop research and inquiry skills related to the study of world religions and belief traditions.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: HRF3OX - ESL ONLY - World Religions: Beliefs and Daily Life is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
ESL ONLY - World Religions: Beliefs and Daily Life HRF3OX
This course enables students to study world religions and belief traditions in local, Canadian, and global contexts. Students will explore aspects of the human quest for meaning and will examine world religions and belief traditions as exemplified in various sacred teachings and principles, rites, and passages. They will also study the interaction throughout history between society and various belief traditions, and will have opportunities to develop research and inquiry skills related to the study of world religions and belief traditions.
COURSE NOTE: This course has been adapted to meet the needs of the ESL learner.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: HRF3OI - World Religions: Beliefs and Daily Life is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
Grade 12

Prerequisite Chart | Grade 9 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12

eLearn - Religious Education: Church & Culture HRE4ME
This course has the aim of assisting students in understanding themselves as moral persons living the way of Christ through an examination of ethical theories, the revelation of Sacred Scripture, and the experience and teaching of the Catholic Church. While grounded in Revelation, the course also examines the contributions of Philosophy and the sciences to a Catholic understanding of ethics and moral living. Students will explore their own ethical and moral stance through an examination of various arenas of life such as issues of justice and peace, freedom, reconciliation, family, marriage and political life. This course is intended to prepare the senior student for the lifelong task of discerning what is good and of God while growing in their ability to live accordingly as moral persons and active, life-giving members of a global society. Special attention is given to the interaction between the Church and culture. The modern world is characterized by a multiplicity of values, philosophies, and ideologies. In a democratic, pluralistic society, these concepts may creatively reinforce one another or they may compete with and contradict one another. The Christian moral life is a call to follow Jesus Christ, to believe in the redemptive love of God for humankind and to proclaim and incarnate the reign of God as inaugurated by Jesus Christ.
COURSE NOTE: This eLearning course may be an alternative for students with strong independent work skills when the regular day school course is full or unavailable. A separate application is required. Make an appointment with your guidance counsellor to discuss suitability.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: College/UniversityGRADE: 12
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: HRE4MI - Religious Education: Church and Culture is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
Religious Education: Church and Culture HRE4MI
This course has the aim of assisting students in understanding themselves as moral persons living the way of Christ through an examination of ethical theories, the revelation of Sacred Scripture, and the experience and teaching of the Catholic Church. While grounded in Revelation, the course also examines the contributions of Philosophy and the sciences to a Catholic understanding of ethics and moral living. Students will explore their own ethical and moral stance through an examination of various arenas of life such as issues of justice and peace, freedom, reconciliation, family, marriage and political life. This course is intended to prepare the senior student for the lifelong task of discerning what is good and of God while growing in their ability to live accordingly as moral persons and active, life-giving members of a global society. Special attention is given to the interaction between the Church and culture. The modern world is characterized by a multiplicity of values, philosophies, and ideologies. In a democratic, pluralistic society, these concepts may creatively reinforce one another or they may compete with and contradict one another. The Christian moral life is a call to follow Jesus Christ, to believe in the redemptive love of God for humankind and to proclaim and incarnate the reign of God as inaugurated by Jesus Christ.
COURSE NOTE: 15 additional hours of Community Service are required.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: College/UniversityGRADE: 12
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: HRE4ME - eLearn - Religious Education: Church & Culture is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
eLearn - Religious Education - Church & Culture HRE4OE
This course has the aim of assisting students in understanding themselves as moral persons living the way of Christ through an examination of ethical theories, the revelation of Sacred Scripture, and the experience and teaching of the Catholic Church. It engages students in critical reflection on significant contemporary moral and ethical issues in light of Scripture, Church teaching, and important thinkers. Social and ecological justice issues are explored along with a study of topics that focus on Christian mercy and forgiveness. The graces and challenges of relationships, marriage, and family life are explored from a Catholic perspective. Students are challenged to articulate and adopt the Christian stance in the political world. This course also enables students to explore the moral principles of the Church and how these principles relate to them as individuals, and to contemporary culture as a whole. Students explore the role played by the Christian Scriptures, prayer, ritual, and the sacraments as they discern and live out their Christian vocation in their lives. This course also introduces students to skills used in researching and investigating contemporary moral issues and the guiding principles and teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.
COURSE NOTE: This eLearning course may be an alternative for students with strong independent work skills when the regular day school course is full or unavailable. A separate application is required. Make an appointment with your guidance counsellor to discuss suitability.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 12
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: HRE4OI - Religious Education: "Church and Culture", Open is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.
Religious Education: "Church and Culture", Open HRE4OI
This course assists students in their development of the skills and knowledge necessary to live lives of full maturity. Within the Catholic faith tradition, it is believed that this growth towards human maturity is best served when students are able to define themselves authentically in relation to their God, to other people and to their world. In the Family Life Education strand, students explore a variety of topics related to the themes of personhood, interpersonal relationships and sexuality. Students will demonstrate a knowledge of the prophetic tradition in scripture, become familiar with the social teachings of the Catholic Church, explore contemporary notions of spirituality and prayer, and recognize the importance, power, and potential of the human person in relation to morality and personal choices concerning future life paths.

CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 12
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: HRE4OE - eLearn - Religious Education - Church & Culture is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.