Church History Timeline Project



The Gospel of Mark

Approx. 65 AD - 70 AD

Mark was writing to the roman christians who came to read a closer detailed story of Jesus’s life. He told Jesus as one of the 12 apostles, one of the 12 that spread the faith

The Gospel of Matthew

80 AD

Matthew wrote to the people that were evangelizing, he was giving them more information about Jesus’s life. Jesus is the new moses, the new son of God in this gospel.

The Gospel of Luke

80 AD - 85 AD

Luke gave us the most realist version of Jesus, close to Mark's version of Jesus. He wrote to the gentiles that didn't know much about Jesus because they had just converted.

The Gospel of John

90 AD

John’s Jesus taught the words of God and helped individuals, he was devoted to help and teach.


The council of Jerusalem

Approx. 50 AD

A conference in Jerusalem that decreed that the Gentile Christians did not have to observe the Mosaic Laws of the Jews. This was lead by Paul and Barnabas.

Council of Nicaea

325 AD

They had a council to correct a teaching. People through God the Father was above Jesus and all. But the council corrected it to the fact that Jesus and the father all equal. The outcome of this is that now the Catholic church has the Nicene Creed.

Council of Constantinople

381 AD

The Arians didn’t believe that the holy spirit came from the father and the son. The council added this line “...who proceeds from the father and the son. Through him all things were made.” There was heresy in the church explaining this so the council added that line to the creed.

Council of Ephesus

431 AD

They corrected the dogma that the virgin mother Mary is the mother of Jesus Christ. This was correcting the heresy of Nestorius.

Council of Chalcedon

451 AD

This council confirmed the nature of the holy spirit. That Jesus is human and divine, that there is not one but two natures of Jesus. This corrected the heresy of Eutychian and Monophonic.

Deaths and Resurrections

The Ascension

Approx. 33 AD

After Jesus was Resurrected he Ascended into heaven. And was seated at the right hand of the father.

The Resurrection of Jesus

Approx. 33 AD

The Resurrection is when Jesus Christ rose from the dead. Three days after he was nailed to the cross and killed he descended into hell and rose again.

Paul’s Conversion

35 AD

Jesus’s light shined down on Paul and blinded him. Jesus said “Saul Saul, why do you persecute me.”

Paul Martyred

65 AD

Paul was martyred. There are no details regarding his death but we do know that he was martyred.

Peter Martyred in Rome

Approx. 67 AD

Simon was one of Jesus’s apostles but changed his name and became St. Peter. He was hung on a cross upside down and killed for his faith.

Edicts and Schisms

Edict of Milan

313 AD

This is a proclamation that gave Catholics the freedom to practice the religion freely in Rome. This also gave the freedom to practice any religion in Rome. This was granted after all of the torture they went through and pleaded to the government.

Eastern and Western Schism

1054 A.D.

The thought that split the church. This created the two different ideas of the church and the beliefs. One of the reasons why this happened was because some people though the Pope should not rule and others disagree. This split up the church and singled out the differences between the Catholic church and the Orthodox church.


Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati

Approx. April 6, 1901

Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati is the patron of mountaineers and young children. He is the proton of mountaineers because he loved climbing mountains and he did everything he could to spread faith throughout the mountaineers. He is also the patron of young children because he did everything he could to help young children, like donating all of his money to help poor families.

Death date and symbols

July 4, 1925

Blessed Pier died on July 4, 1925 to polio at a young age. Some of his symbols are mountains, skies, the rosary and the red hospital cross.


May 20, 1990

Blessed Pier was Beatified on May 20, 1990 by Pope Pius XII. He has not yet been Canonized because he is not a saint yet.