Bible Studies

Dr. Carol Cowgill will be leading bible studies from the Old and New Testaments on the following topics:

  • Christian Spirituality: Living and Praying the Beatitudes (Jan – Feb)
  • Women Beyond Stereotypes: Old Testament (Feb – Mar)
  • Women Beyond Stereotypes: New Testament (Mar – Apr)
  • The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola (Sep)

Check out the schedule below and look for the registration announcements in the bulletin.  All classes will meet in the Aquinas Center Library.  For more information contact Dr. Carol at 805-459-5689.

Christian Spirituality: Living and Praying the Beatitudes

This is a six-week study of what it means to be blessed and to bless God.  The course will begin January 9, 2017 and will meet in the Aquinas Center Library.

  • Class 1 – Mondays 5:00-6:30 p.m.  Jan 9, 16, 23 & 30; Feb 6 & 13

Women Beyond Stereotypes: Old Testament

This is a five-week course that tries to nuance our understanding of women's role in salvation history.  All classes will meet in the Aquinas Center Library.  Registration will be February 19 after mass.

  • Class 1 – Mondays 5:00-6:30 p.m.  Feb 27; Mar 6, 13, 20 & 27.
  • Class 2 – Thursdays 9:30-11:00 a.m.  Mar 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30.

Women Beyond Stereotypes: New Testament

This is a four-week course that tries to nuance our understanding of women’s role in salvation history.  All classes will meet in the Aquinas Center Library.  Registration will be April 2 after mass.

  • Class 1 – Mondays 5:00-6:30 p.m.  Apr 17 & 24; May 1 & 8
  • Class 2 – Thursdays 9:30-11:00 a.m. Apr 20 & 27; May 4 & 11

The Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius Loyola

A six-month process of contemplation and conversion, will be offered beginning in September.  If you are being drawn to these Exercises, call Carol Cowgill (805-459-5689) before June 30th to get more information of schedule an interview.