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Dante's Divine Comedy


with Lyn Rooney

Calendar Sep 3, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 25 weeks

"Great art speaks with wisdom and authority to what is eternal in the human condition. If we can read these artworks with fresh eyes they can help us to understand our own lives and worlds in a new way"   Rod Dreher, How Dante Can Save Your Life 

  • Do you feel left out when you come across a reference to Dante’s Divine Comedy? 
  • Do you want to learn more about what’s in the literary treasure house of your Catholic faith?
  • Do you want to go deeper into understanding the order and beauty of God’s divine plan for you?

Come and study with us the greatest Catholic Literary Masterpiece of all time!

This study includes lectures from the Catholic Courses DVD series by Anthony Esolen, PhD in Renaissance English Literature, prolific author, and translator of the celebrated Modern Library edition of Dante's Divine Comedy (Random House). We also will be using supplementary materials from other sourdes, as well as class discussion.

Course will cover:

  • Inferno: Sep 3 - Oct 29, 2019
  • Purgatorio: Nov 12, 2019 - Jan 28, 2020
  • Paradiso: Feb 11 - Apr 21, 202

Facilitator is Lyn Rooney, M.A. Biblical Theology

For more information, contact Lyn Rooney at or call her directly at 719.648.1194

(Note: Participants are responsible for obtaining the three books: The Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso. Anthony Esolen's Divine Comedy translations with commentary are recommended and are available through EWTN Catalogue or Amazon

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