"To become deep in history is to cease to be a Protestant."
(Cardinal John Henry Newman)
THE EARLY CHURCH
This period covers the History of the Church from the first century to the fall of Rome in 476 AD. [Detailed notes]
THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES
What happened in the Church from the sixth century to the separation of the Eastern Church in 1054 AD. [Detailed notes]
THE HIGH MIDDLE AGES TO THE PROTESTANT REVOLT
Events from the eleventh century to 1517. [Detailed notes]
THE CATHOLIC REFORMATION TO THE PRESENT
This section gives an overview of the Church from 1545 to the present. [Detailed notes]
VIDEO: CHURCH HISTORY TIMELINE
VIDEO: A GLIMPSE INTO THE HISTORY OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
VIDEO: THE CATHOLIC CHURCH--BUILDER OF CIVILIZATIONS
AUDIO SERIES: GREAT MOMENTS IN CHURCH HISTORY
- Charlene Altemose, MSC. What You Should Know About Church History. Liguori, 2002.
- Paolo Pirlo, SHMI. My First History of the Church. Don Bosco Manila, 1997.
- H.W. Crocker. Triumph. The Power and the Glory of the Catholic Church. A 2,000-Year History. Three Rivers Press, 2001.
- José Orlandis. Short History of the Catholic Church. 2nd ed. Transl. Michael Adams. Four Courts, June 1993.
- Martha Rasmussen. The Catholic Church. The First 2000 Years. Ignatius, 2003.