Religion Timeline

Events

The Resurrection of Jesus

33 AD

Jesus has been resurrected. Jesus has saved us from sin.

The Ascension

33 AD

Jesus is brought to heaven body and soul. The apostles have to evangelize without Jesus

Paul's Conversion

Approx. 35 AD

Paul was blinded by light and sees Jesus. Jesus asks Paul why he is persecuting him. Right then Paul was converted to chrstianity.

The Council of Jerusalem

Approx. 50 AD

The Council of Jerusalem had a disagreement on whether gentiles had to follow the first Jewish law before they could have come Christian. Peter told them that God makes no distinction between Gentile or Jew.

The Gospel of Mark

Approx. 65 AD - Approx. 70 AD

Mark's Gospel was written to the Gentiles. Mark portrayed Jesus as someone who was very human. Mark also portrayed Jesus as someone who suffered so that we can connect to Jesus.

Paul Martyred in Rome

Approx. 65 AD

Paul was martyred in rome. There is not much known about how Paul died

Peter Martyred in Rome

Approx. 67 AD

Peter was crucified in Rome under Emperor Nero Augustus Caesar. Peter was crucified upsode down because he thought he was not worthy of being crucified the same way Jesus was.

The Gospel of Matthew

Approx. 80 AD

Matthew's Gospel was written to the Jews. Matthew portrayed Jesus as a teacher. Jesus teahed many people about God and that is an important part of who Jesus is.

The Gospel of Luke

Approx. 80 AD - Approx. 85 AD

Luke wrote to Greek gentiles. Luke portrayed Jesus as someone who forgave everyone. Luke wanted to show that God will forgive all actions done to him.

The Gospel of John

Approx. 90 AD

John wrote his Gospel to all people. John portrayed Jesus as someone who was very divine. John wrote his Gospel to convince people that Jesus was the Messiah.

Edict of Milan

313 A.D.

Constantine met with the the emperor of east Milan and established religous tolerance. Although there was complete religous tolerance Constantine liked Christianity more. The christians entered the palaces of power. It was not until Vatican II that the church accepted religious liberty for others.

Eastern and Western Schism

1054 AD

This event divided “Chalcedonian” Christianity Christianity in the eastern region and orthodoxy in the western. In 1054, the east-west schism was actually the result of a time period of estrangement between the bodies of the church. The causes of the church splitting were mainly over authority. The roman pope believed he had authority over the four eastern patriarchs. But the eastern patriarchs thought that the primacy of the patriarch of Rome was only honorary.

Councils

Council of Nicaea

325 AD

First Ecumenical Council of the church. This council was called to bring out the true teaching of the church as apposed by the heresy Arius. The teaching declared the divinity of God the Son to be one substance and one nature with God the Father. Twenty Canons were drawn up.

Council of Constantinople

381 AD

Followers of Macedonius believed that the Holy Spirit was a messenger and was not divine or not fully God. The teachings that the Holy Spirit was Divine and fully God. This meant that the trinity has one divine nature but three persons.

Council of Ephesus

431 AD

Nestorians thought that Mary should be referred “Mother of Christ” but not “Mother of God”. Mary is commonly called “The Mother of God” because Jesus has a divine and human nature but united in his one person. Jesus is one person in God and the Holy Spirit.

Council of Chalcedon

451 AD

Monophysites thought that Jesus was both human and divine but only had “one nature”. They believed that Jesus’ divinity totally replaced his human nature. It was confirmed that the earthly Jesus was both fully human and fully divine.

Saints

Life of Pier Giorgio Frassati

1901 A.D. - 1925 A.D.

Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati lived in Turin, Italy. He is the patron of young adults and one of the patrons of World Youth Day. Pier was beatified May 20 1990. Pier is not yet Canonized, Pier needs one more miracle in his name for him to become a saint. Pier Giorgio Frassati use to give his bus money to charities and because he couldn't ride the bus Pier, would run home to eat dinner. Pier was very fond of the sport mountain climbing, he would often take his friends on climbs but he would always lead a prayer service whenever his team would take a rest. Pier also loved arts. He would frequently go to theaters, museums, and to the opera.