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“Foundational Bearings of Theology” – 3rd Lecture by Fr. Jerome

February 22, 2017

Foundational Bearings of Theology – Lecture 3: Mystery, Revelation, The Three Vehicles of Truth: (Scripture, Tradition, and Magisterium) Faith and Reason Experience firsthand the transformative power of knowledge infused with the gift of Faith. The following MP3 Lecture Series is an assimilation of that which is best in Theology and it centers in around an experience that… Read More ›

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“Foundational Bearings of Theology” – 2nd Lecture by Fr. Jerome

    Experience firsthand the transformative power of knowledge infused with the gift of Faith. The following MP3 Lecture Series is an assimilation of that which is best in Theology and it centers in around an experience that is already very familiar to believers the world over: The Celebration of the Holy Mass. MP3 Course… Read More ›

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“Foundational Bearings of Theology” – Course by Fr. Jerome

Over the next 26 weeks, experience firsthand the transformative power of knowledge infused with the gift of Faith. The following MP3 Lecture Series is an assimilation of that which is best in Theology and it centers in around an experience that is already very familiar to believers the world over: The Celebration of the Holy… Read More ›

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“Moral Theology & Catholic Decision Making: Week 8” – Course by Fr. Cristino

The concluding lecture of this series takes all that has been covered regarding the foundational principles of moral decision making in our tradition, combined with last week’s emphasis on human dignity, in order to better grasp the Church’s position on sexual ethics. It is in this area that the world pays most attention to the… Read More ›

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“Moral Theology & Catholic Decision Making: Week 7” – Course by Fr. Cristino

With six weeks behind us covering the fundamental principles which guide the Catholic moral tradition, namely- that the Church is a loving mother which teaches us to love her Groom, Jesus Christ, in the way He wants to be loved by allowing His laws to govern our consciences so as to act virtuously- we are… Read More ›

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“Moral Theology & Catholic Decision Making: Week 6” – Course by Fr. Cristino

Having covered the fundamental principles of the previous five weeks, we can now bring them all together in this session covering the concrete, nuts and bolts of what has guided Catholic decision making for centuries. In a culture permeated- often ignorantly- of gravely evil methods of decision making, it is imperative that Catholics receive a… Read More ›

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“Moral Theology & Catholic Decision Making: Week 5” – Course by Fr. Cristino

People are generally familiar with the concept of being virtuous but this is frequently taken to be more of an adjective for “nice people” as opposed to an ethical theory. In this session, Fr. Cristino examines how, down the ages, from the Greek Philosophers to today, seeing the pursuit of virtue as a form of… Read More ›

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“Moral Theology & Catholic Decision Making: Week 4” – Course by Fr. Cristino

The much beloved figure of the childhoods of so many, Jiminy Cricket, played a starring role in the Disney Classic, Pinocchio- not for being a particularly cute cricket- but rather, a conscientious guide. The role of our conscience in moral decision making is indispensable but one which, with the help of the Church, revelation and law, must… Read More ›

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“Moral Theology & Catholic Decision Making: Week 3” – Course by Fr. Cristino

Having laid the groundwork of Catholic moral principles being the teaching authority of the Church which is at the service of fostering our friendship with Christ, we can now turn our attention to four key concepts which govern morality. The first and broadest of these four is the reality of ‘LAW’; what it is, where… Read More ›

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“Moral Theology & Catholic Decision Making: Week 2” – Course by Fr. Cristino

In this second of eight lectures being delivered by Fr. Cristino as part of Saint Michael’s adult faith formation series, Saints in the City, we explore how having a teaching mother in the Church serves to facilitate our personal relationship with Christ. Morality is to love Christ according to the way in which He WANTS to be… Read More ›