For the 2021-2022 academic year, LANE will offer in-person and online courses on liturgy, sacred music, prayer, the Bible, doctrine, and the Church’s social teaching. Students can also access an extensive archive of past classes on a variety of topics. Registration will open soon!
In-Person Classes: LANE will offer a different Wednesday night class each quarter, including an interactive course on Church music and participation in the Mass. Each quarter is four sessions long.
In-Person and Online Classes: In a Monday night course called The Catholic Moral Universe: A Journey Through Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven with Dante, Dean of LANE Greg Smith will explore how Dante captured the essence of our moral choices in this life and their consequences in the next. This in-person and livestreamed class will be offered in four quarters of four sessions each.
Online Classes: Season 2 of One Whirling Adventure: American Pilgrimages will explore the people and places that have made up the Catholic story in America. Ten monthly episodes will each include a downloadable study guide and a live online discussion afterward.
Audio Classes: This year, the LANE digital platform will feature a downloadable audio course called The Story the Scriptures Tell: Discovering the Bible’s Message to Mankind. This self-paced four-quarter course will include dozens of downloadable study guides.
Experiences and Pilgrimages: Locally and domestically, LANE will offer field trips to various holy sites in West Michigan and beyond. Globally, LANE will offer pilgrimages to Israel in February 2022, Italy in July 2022, France in 2023, and Spain in 2023.
Seminars: These one-night-only speaking events will occur between the four quarters.