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Revision Day: Leaving Certificate Religious Education Exam Preparation Day
23 November 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday 23rd November 2019 | 9am – 3.30 pm
We are here to help. The Leaving Certificate Religious Education Programme can be quite heavy. Come join us for an RE Exam Preparation Day. We can provide:
New insights & fresh ideas
Meet professional theologians
Friendly & supportive academic staff
Get in touch with us for more information
Schedule for the day:
From 9am: Pugin Hall: Coffee, Registration and Welcome
After Registration, the sessions will take place in Loftus Halls on the South Campus of St Patrick’s College
Part 1. The Search for Meaning & Values
10.00 – 10.45 The Quest for Meaning, Dr Michael Shortall
10.50 – 11.35 The Response to the Quest, Dr John Paul Sheridan
11. 40 – 12.25 Concepts of God, Dr Noel O’Sullivan
Lunch 12.30 – 1.15 Participants will be able to meet academic staff and graduate students during lunch
Part 2. Four seminars running simultaneously at 1.20 – 2.00 / Repeated at 2.05 – 2.45
Christianity: Origins & Contemporary Expression, Dr. Andrew Meszaros
World Religions, Dr. Patrick Claffey (TCD)
Moral Decision-Making, Dr. Padraig Corkery
The Bible: Literature and Sacred Text, Dr. Jeremy Corley
Part 3. Prescribed Titles for Practical Coursework 2020
Two seminars running simultaneously at 2.50 – 3. 30pm
SECTION I: RELIGION: THE IRISH EXPERIENCE (TBC)
I. 1 Irish myths and sagas from ancient times contain evidence of religious belief.
An investigation into the evidence of Pre-Christian religious belief found in two Irish myths or sagas.
SECTION J: RELIGION AND SCIENCE (Dr. Gaven Kerr)
J. 2 An analysis of the concerns that are shared by religion and science on questions to do with the beginning of human life.
Cost €30 (includes welcome Tea/Coffee & lunch) / Concession rate for DEIS schools available