Donuts and Dogma 2015-2016

A Ministry of St. Michael the Archangel Church, Gastonia, NC

 

WHY BE CATHOLIC?

 

Ongoing adult faith formation of the parish community is a key concern of any church pastor. This year, at St. Michael the Archangel parish, our pastor, Fr. Matthew Buettner, in cooperation with a number of highly qualified presenters will answer the question presented above.

 

The following sessions are available in .mp3 format which will play on any appropriate audio player, iPod, or computer.   Enjoy! and may your faith be strengthened.  Sessions will be added as they become available.

 

2013-2014 Sessions                           2014-2015 Sessions                        2016-2017 Sessions

 2015--2016 Sessions

Date

Topic

Presented By

Notes

9/13

What is Apologetics?

Fr Buettner

 

9/20

Relativism 

Dr Joel Stroot

Notes

9/24

Truth: A Person   

Fr Buettner

 

10/4

By What Authority? Sola Scriptura? 

Kevin Spalding

 

10/11

Which Church is the True Church?

Bill Melton

 

10/18

Where did the Bible Come From?  

John Berdusis

 

10/28

Purgatory 

Indeg Berdusis

 

11/1

Saints

Indeg Berdusis

 

11/8

Blessed Virgin Mary I   

Dr Joel Stroot   

Notes

11/15

Blessed Virgin Mary II      

Fr Buettner

 

11/22

Stewardship 

Kerry Ann Tomesello

 

12/6

Once Saved Always Saved  

Dr Joel Stroot

Notes

12/13

Holy Eucharist I 

Dr Joel Stroot

Notes

12/20

Holy Eucharist II 

Fr Buettner

 

1/3

The Priesthood  

Fr Buettner

 

1/10

Confession to a Priest

Fr Buettner

 

1/17

The Papacy

Dr Joel Stroot

Notes

1/31

Catholic Practices: Statues, Images,
  Relics, Indulgences, etc.

Dr Joel Stroot

Notes

2/7

Difficult Moral Questions I

Dr. Joel Stroot for

Charles Fraune

Notes

2/14

Difficult Moral Questions II 

Dr. Grattan Brown

 

2/21

Difficult Moral Questions III

Charles Fraune

Notes

2/28

Atheism

Dr Joel Stroot

Notes

3/6

Mormonism

Charles Fraune

Notes

3/13

Jehovah Witnesses

Bill Melton

 

3/20

The Rapture? (No recording available)

Dr Joel Stroot

Notes

4/3

The Crusades 

Adam Kinkaid

 

4/10

The Dark Ages

John Berdusis

 

4/17

Galileo/Church and Science

John Berdusis

 

4/24

The Inquisition

Kevin Spalding

Notes

5/8

Reformation

Dr Stroot

Notes

5/15

Why I am Catholic. Why be Catholic?

All Speakers

 

 

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