Countless numbers of Catholics throughout the world have discovered the great gift of The Alpha Course. This course has helped many renew their faith and commitment  to Christ.

Catholicism 201 arose out of the need for a Catholic follow-up that was directly intended to follow after the Alpha Course.It is modeled after The Alpha  Course and inspired by it.

Catholicism 201 was produced in 2006 and is now running worldwide in 24 countries.

It is an eight session course that can be run in six weeks or 12 weeks including a retreat day.

Catholicism 201: A Catholic follow-up to the Alpha Course

Catholicism 201 is a DVD series designed as a follow-up to the Alpha series. Taped in 2006 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and produced by the John Paul II Media Institute, the series is widely used across Canada and internationally.

The DVD series can be ordered in English, Spanish or Chinese from the John Paul II Media Institute at a cost of $150 CAD or USD.

This boxed set includes three DVDs containing 8 and a half hours of video. Electronic copies of The Course Guide, weekly readings and handouts, promotional materials, and much more are included in pdf format on Disc 3.

The Speaker

Father James Mallon is a priest of the Archdiocese of Halifax and Pastor of Saint Benedict Parish in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He is an Alpha advisor and conference speaker.

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The Media Institute

In fidelity to a calling to bring the Good News of Jesus Christ to a world in desperate need of Him, the John Paul II Media Institute (JPIIMI) seeks to fulfill this mandate through education in, and production of, media that advances the Kingdom of God.

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