Course Description

This session examines the importance of studying great books for both education and living the Catholic life.

Hours of Instruction:  1

Rob Drapeau

Rob Drapeau is a teacher and writer with over ten years experience teaching Theology to students ranging from fifth graders in their wonder years to retirees in their golden years. He spent eight years as a Theology Instructor at Brophy College Preparatory and has taught Monday School, a theology-for-beginners class at St. Thomas the Apostle, for the past two years. Rob has an BA in Religious Studies from the University of Arizona and an MAEd in Educational Technology from the University of Phoenix. Currently, Rob owns and operates wordSwell, a small, business writing company, and is the Director of Strategic Communications for St. Mary's High School in Phoenix, AZ. Rob is the proud father of Sophia, Joseph, Olivia, Annamaria Francesca, Max, and Gemma, and the happy husband of Amy.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Reflection Questions for Online Courses

    • Lewis - On the Reading of Old Books

    • The Great Conversation

    • Great Books Index

    • O'Connor - Total Effect and the 8th Grade

    • Lewis - The Reading of the Unliterary

    • Cowan - The Necessity of the Classics

  • 2

    Class Video

    • Video