Day One: Overview of the Theology of the Body

Sample Outline

This is a two day Theology of the Body Immersion for teachers/catechist. 

Outline of the Day

9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Intro and background of Karol Wojtyla and St. John Paul II

  • The Historical context to setting the stage for the Theology of the Body
  • The Sacramentality of the Body

Male and Female he made them – Original Man

  • Three original experiences
    • Original solitude
    • Original Unity – Bone of my Bone, Flesh of my Flesh
    • Original nakedness—The “Trinity of Intimacy”

Christ appeals to the Human Heart – Historical Man

Resurrection of the Body – Eschatological Man

Celibacy for the sake of the Kingdom

Sacramentality of Marriage

He gave them the Law – FTFF – “Your Body is a Wonderland”

  • Don’t tell them just to wait, show them why.