Donuts and Dogma 2016-2017

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

Building a Catholic Culture?

Ongoing adult faith formation of the parish community is a key concern of any church pastor.  This year’s series, at St. Michael the Archangel parish, will be presented by a cadre of highly qualified presenters many of whom are faculty members at nearby Belmont Abbey College. 

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     2015-2016 Sessions

2016-2017 sessions will be posted as they become available. 

 

If you enjoy these sessions. Please drop our webmaster a line:

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Thank ou and may your faith be strengthened by these sessions.

Date

Theme

Topic/Title

Presented by:

9/11

Catholic Culture/Culture

Catholic Culture

Dr. Ron Thomas

9/18

Political Life and the Church

Faithful Citizenship: Crown v. Altar

Dr. Gary Scott

9/25

Iconography

The Divine Prosopon: The attentiveness to the Image of God

Sally Jacobs

10/2

Political Life and the Church

The Catholic Mind and Political Economy

Dr. Gary Scott

10/9

Iconography

The Gospel in Color: The process of the ancient Christian art of Byzantine icon writing

Sally Jacobs

10/16

Iconography

The incarnation of the principles of the painting experience into the other spheres of one’s life         Handout

Sally Jacobs

10/30

Wisdom

Building a Catholic Culture of Wisdom

Dr. Grattan Brown

11/6

Wisdom

Building a Catholic Culture of Wisdom

Dr. Grattan Brown

11/13

Wisdom

Building a Catholic Culture of Wisdom

Dr. Grattan Brown

11/20

Fundamentals/Ecumenism

God’s Grace and Human Action

Patrick Ford

12/4

Fundamentals/Ecumenism

Merit in the Age of Mercy

Patrick Ford

12/11

Catholic Literature

Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited

Dr. Travis Cook

12/18

Sacred Music

Sacred Music in the Catholic Context     Handout

Stefano Monaco

1/15

The Art of Poetry/Culture

The Art of Poetry/Culture

Notes

Sally Thomas

2/5

Catholic Literature

Flannery O’Conner

Dr. Stephen Shivone

2/12

Catholic Culture in a Democracy

Unique Challenges Presented to our Souls and Communities in a Democratic Age

Dr. Joseph Wysocki

2/19

Evangelism Commission

Report Out

John Keating

2/26

The Art of Poetry/Culture

Development of the Sonnet

Notes   Handout  Website

Sally Thomas

3/5

Christianity and Literature

Reading Dante in Lent

Notes

Stephen Shivone

3/19

Christian Education/Worldview

Christian Education/Worldview Part 1

Erica Ford

3/26

Christian Education/Worldview

Christian Education/Worldview

Part 2

Erica Ford

4/9

Christianity and Literature

Reading Dante in Holy Week and Easter

Stephen Shivone

4/23

Philosophy/Culture

Philosophy and Culture

Dr. Matthew Siebert

4/30

Definition of Love

Definition of Love

Fr. Martin Conner, LC

5/14

Catholicism and Sports

Acedia and Catholic Culture

John Keating

5/21

Recapitulation

 Recapitulation

Fr Buettner