Have you ever felt that when Christmas comes around, you’re just not ready? Of all the liturgical seasons of the year, Advent is certainly the most stressful, and it may be the most confusing. But what is the deeper meaning of Advent? And how can understanding this season help us better prepare for Christmas?
This series will help you gain a deeper understanding of the ancient Jewish prophecies of the Messiah and help unlock the hidden meanings of the season of Advent.Join Don Fontana for this presentation and discussion on Tuesdays of Advent.
The Bible and the Virgin Mary is based on the work of Dr. Scott Hahn. Dr. Hahn, an exceptionally popular speaker and teacher, has delivered hundreds of talks nationally and internationally on a wide variety of topics related to Scripture and the Catholic faith and is the bestselling author of numerous books. He is a professor of Theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville and the founder and president of the Saint Paul Center.
Matthew Leonard, the presenter, is an internationally known speaker, and author. A convert to Catholicism and former missionary to Latin America, he is a frequent guest on radio and television programs, and hosts a podcast on iTunes titled The Art of Catholic. Matthew holds a Masters in Theology from the Franciscan University of Steubenville.
Who Am I to Judge? Responding to Relativism with Logic and Love
Discussing moral issues with family and friends can be a challenge in a culture that strongly promotes the idea that there is no objective truth. In this FORMED series renowned author and theologian Dr. Edward Sri provides 5 “keys” to enable Christians to oppose with logic and love what Pope Benedict XVI called the “dictatorship of relativism.” Speaking from a wealth of personal experience, he also clarifies the proper understanding of what it means to judge, and the importance of making good judgments.
Participants should gather Sunday evenings 7:00-8:00 PM in the DePalma Room om January 15th, February 19th, April 16th, May 21st and June 4th.