Basic Reference:

  1. Documents of Vatican Council II
  2. Catechism of the Catholic Church
  3. Catechism for Filipino Catholics
  4. Plenary Council of the Philippines II
  1. O’Collins, Gerald and Daniel Kendall (1997)
  2. The Bible for Theology:Ten Principles for the Theological Use of Scripture, Paulist Press
  3. Dulles , Avery, Systematic Theology: Roman Catholic perspectices (1981), Vol. 1
  4. Gratsch, Edward, John R. Civile, Ralph J. Lawrence, Donald G. McCarthy, Principles of Catholic Theology
  5. Mc Grath, Alister (1997), Christian Theology
  6. Parrat, John (1996), A Guide to Doing Theology
  7. Joint Working Group, “The Notion of “Hierarchy of Truths”- An ecumenical interpretation
  8. Congar, Yves (1982), “The Hierarchy of Truths,” Diversity and Communism
  9. Schreck, Alan, Catholic Christian, pp41-53, pp5-12.
  10. Origin of Sects and Religion 
  1. Faith:CFCNeuner & Dupuis, The Christian Faith,, WalterMc Sweeney, Six stages of development of faith council, “Notions of truth” II, “The Call of Jesus” of Vatican II, Dei VerbumLatourelle, Rene, Finality of Revelation, Rene, Theology of Revelation

Lecture 1, Introduction to Trinity, Emmanuel, Pre-Theological Possession of the Trinitarian Faith (abridged, New Catholic Encyclopedia) (, Emmanuel, God one and Triune (Abridged, New Catholic Encyclopedia) (, M.L. (1928), A Handbook of Heresies Foley, Leonard, OFM (1988), The Trinity: The Mystery at the Heart of Life Hill, Edmund (1985), The Mystery of the Trinity La Cugna, Catherine Mowry, “The Trinitarian Mystery of God,” Systematic Theology Part 1Marsh, Thomas (1994) The Triune God – A Biblical, Historical and Theological Study = NEW [Ch1-2] [Ch3- ] Neuner and Dupuis, Chapter III – The Triune God, The Catholic Faith, New York: Alba House, 2001 (

Cruz, (Fr) Manny. Notes., Eduardo, SJ (1988), Theological AnthropologyHaffner, Paul (1995), Mystery of Creation, Gracewing PublishingAccordion Content

New Catholic Encyclopedia, “Jesus Christ, Perfect Man”, “The Person of Christ”, “Jesus Christ´s Divinity,Schillebeeckx, Edward, (1963), “The Primordial Sacrament,” The Christ, the Sacrament of the Encounter with God, London: Sheed & WardBargil Pixner, “Jesus, the Natzorean,” With Jesus through Galilee according to the Fifth Gospel (1992)Cruz, Immanuel (Private Notes), Christology Part Two (Soteriology)”Cruz, Immanuel (Private Notes) on O´Collins, Gerald, Interpreting Jesus (A Pre-Notanda)Finley, Mitch, “What It means to be Saved,” Catholic Update (1986)Gerald O’Collins , Interpreting Jesus (1983). See “Preliminaries,” (Ch5) Jesus the World´s Redeemer”, John L, “(2) The Names and Titles of Jesus in Scripture,” Jesus 101: God and ManKasper, Walter (2011),”Earthly Jesus,” An excerpt from Chapter II-A of the book Jesus the Christ, New York: T&T Clark International (First edition was published in 1976 by Burns and Oates) Kasper, Walter (2011), Jesus the Christ, New York: T&T Clark International, Dennis JESUS AND THE GOSPELS, Brian O., “THE JESUS OF THE MINISTRY IN THE FOUR GOSPELS”, WORD BECOME FLESH: Dimensions of Christology (1993) [also see]McGrath, Alice, “New Testament Christological Affirmations,” Christian Theology: An Introduction (1997)Mc Grath, Alister, Christian Theology (1997) Rausch, Thomas P., Who is Jesus? An Intro to Christology Smith, Virginia, “The Four Faces of Jesus,” Catholic Update (1990) [Google book:]The first images of Jesus,[XT 14] Chapter 1 of Tertio Millenio Adveniente[XT 15] Chapter 2 of Redemptoris Missio Ecclesiology:Cruz, Manny (private notes), 

Cruz, Manny (private notes), I Believe in the Catholic Church

Cruz, Manny (private notes), The Nature of the Unity We Seek 

Letter to the Bishops of the Catholic Church on Some Aspects of the Church understood as Communion

Cruz, Manny (private notes), Theses on the Ecclesiology of Vatican II

Mc Donnel, John, Church: A Christian Communion of Disciples

Mc Brien, Richard, The Church: The Evolution of Catholicism, Part V-VIII ) 

– Part V : The Ecclesiology of Vatican II 

– Part VI: Post-Vatican II Ecclesiology, the Church Ad Extra 

– Part VII: Post-Vatican II Ecclesiology, the Church Ad Intra 

– Part VIII: The Future of the Church and Its Ecclesiologies Schmaus, Overview of the History of Ecclesiology

Sullivan, Francis, The Church We Believe In, Ch 1-3Vatican II’s Description of the Church

Selected Vat II documents

DEI VERBUM (word of God – Dogmatic Constitution on the Church on Divine Revelation) –

LUMEN GENTIUM (Light of the nations – Dogmatic Constitution on the Church) –

GAUDIUM ET SPES (Joy and Hope) 

APOSTOLICAM ACTUOSITATEM (Apostolate of the Laity) –


Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines, A Pastoral Letter on the Blessed Virgin Mary (Julio R. Cardinal Rosales, 1975), 

Borchard, Therese Johnson, August 1999, Our Blessed Mother: Mary in Catholic Tradition (Crossroad Faith & Formation Book)

[ESCHA 1] International Theological Commission, 1992. “Some Current Questions in Eschatology  Letter on Certain Questions Concerning Eschatology [

ESCHA 2] Structured notes on Eschatology, Daughters of St Paul edition 

ESCHA 3] Apena, Kent Andrew, Marvin Borda and John Michael de la Cruz, Eschatology in the Jewish Thought, ICMAS 

[ESCHA 4]pena, Kent Andrew, Marvin Borda and John Michael de la Cruz, NT Eschatology, ICMAS 

[ESCHA 6] Apena, Kent Andrew, Marvin Borda and John Michael de la Cruz, Glossary of Key Terms and Persons related to Eschatology 

[ESCHA 6] Hellwig, Monika, Ch 10 – Eschatology, Systematic Theology – Roman Catholic Perspectives Vol II, MN: Augsburg Fortress, 1992 


[ESCHA8.1] Theology of Last Realities 

[ESCHA8.2] Theology of Last Realities 

[ESCHA8.3] Theology of Last Realities