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“Manly Men of God” – Talk by Fr. Cristino

April 15, 2015

There are forces contrary to true manliness and true Christ-likeness coming at us from every angle, ever day. We live in a time when being a virtuous man of God is a constant battle. And yet, ingrained within us is a desire for the greatness which destines us for Heaven. So how are we to… Read More ›

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“Encountering the Church Fathers, Part III: St. Athanasius of Alexandria”

In this third and final talk on the Church Fathers, Fr. Nathan will explore the life and teachings of St. Athanasius of Alexandria. It will begin with an exploration of St. Athanasius’ upbringing and early ecclesiastical career in Alexandria and his famous tract, De Incarnatione. It will then explore St. Athanasius’ role at the Council of… Read More ›

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“Encountering the Church Fathers, Part II: St. Cyril of Jerusalem” – Talk by Fr. Nathan

In this talk, Fr. Nathan will explore the life and teachings of St. Cyril of Jerusalem. It will explain the importance of the Holy City of Jerusalem in the life of the Early Church and St. Cyril’s role as the bishop of Jerusalem during the Arian controversy of the 4th Century AD. This talk will also investigate… Read More ›

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“Fasting? What For?” – Talk by Fr. Cristino

With the season of Lent now upon us, it is important that we give some consideration to one of the imperatives Jesus left us for growing in holiness. In the well-known gospel passage from which we hear on Ash Wednesday, Jesus commands that we should perform prayer, fasting and almsgiving. People generally understand why intensifying… Read More ›

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“Marriage Built on Bedrock” – Talk by Fr. Jerome

A question for all married couples:  ‘HOW HAS THE POURING OF THE CONCRETE BEEN GOING ALL THESE YEARS?’ For the concrete that reaches down to the bedrock of your marriage is found in the PRAYER LIFE you have been and are continuing to experience in your marriage.  The PRAYER LIFE that you have handed, that you… Read More ›

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“What the Church ACTUALLY Teaches About Same-Sex Attraction” – Talk by Fr. Cristino

There is perhaps a no more divisive issue in our modern times than that of the Catholic Church’s response to homosexuality. Upon visiting a typical high school classroom, the following question will invariably be posed, “Why does the Church hate gay people?” Could it be, that Holy Mother Church, the Spotless Bride of Christ, could… Read More ›

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“Faith in a Faithless Culture” – Talk by Fr. Nathan

In this talk for Theology on Tap, Fr. Nathan speaks on how to be a person of faith in the midst of a faithless culture. He begins by first defining what faith is based on Sacred Scripture and Tradition. From this definition, we are asked to consider do we in fact live in a faithless… Read More ›

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“Miracles of the Eucharist” – Talk by Fr. Cristino

The greatest gift our Lord left His Church was the enduring gift of His very self, truly, really and substantially present in the Holy Eucharist. Nothing could surpass the enormity of this sacrament, but miracles down through the ages have often been granted by God in order to bolster our faith. In this talk, delivered… Read More ›

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“The Christmas Story!” – (New Zealand Version)

“Anyone who will not receive the Kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it.” (Mark 10:15) In the midst of all the ‘hustle and bustle’ of the Christmas Season, we must not forget to smile at the beauty of innocence and joy – the disposition of the Holy Family on that fateful… Read More ›

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“Entering Into The Advent Season” – Talk by Fr. Nathan

In this talk, Fr. Nathan explores the liturgical season of Advent. In it he explains why Advent is meant to prepare us for the two-fold arrival of Jesus Christ at Christmas, and His Second Coming in glory. This talk explores how the Early Church celebrated Advent and offers reflections on the four weeks of Advent. As an… Read More ›

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