Resources for Adults

Talks by Fr. Gregory Kandt

Church History (1:01:36) Sunday, December 11, 2016 on the history of the Catholic Church

The Catholic Creed (41:03) Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016 on our creed’s foundation, history, usage, and meaning

Why Confess to a Priest? (42:47) Sunday, May 1, 2016 on the Sacrament of Reconciliation

Who Is an Authentic Hero? (51:47) Sunday, September 13, 2015 sharing inspirations from seven important saints

Talks by Patrick Drury

Parent Workshop: Social Media (52:02) Thursday, January 26, 2017 on how parents can navigate technology and social media with their young teenagers

The Power of Forgiveness (58:05) Sunday, December 6, 2015 on the beauty of forgiveness and how we not only need to seek forgiveness for the sins we have committed, but we also need to forgive those who have sinned against us

The Pursuit of Holiness Part 1 (33:03) The Pursuit of Holiness Part 2 (33:52) The Pursuit of Holiness Part 3 (2:24) Monday, September 14, 2015 on ways for us as Catholics to assess our lives and set goals for deepening our faith and more fully living the Christian lifestyle

Talks by Other Speakers

Pope Francis, So Far (47:36) given by Tom Noble on Sunday, March 17, 2019 discussing the first six years of Pope Francis’ papacy.

Grappling with the Sin of Racism–a day-long workshop at Church of the Incarnation on Saturday, January 20, 2018–included two speeches by Dr. Greer Gordon on race, privilege, and the Catholic Church: Morning Keynote (46:13), Afternoon Keynote (40:14)

Morality in Sports (51:14) given by Dr. John Acquaviva on Sunday, December 3, 2017 discussing virtue in the realm of sports today

Body Image (1:07:56) given by Dr. John Acquaviva on Saturday, December 2, 2018 on how to raise kids with a healthy body image in today’s society

Learning Interreligiously as a Catholic (1:24:29) given by Fr. Francis Clooney, SJ on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 discussing how other faith traditions can help us become better Catholics
Handout: Learning Interreligiously as a Catholic

The Season of Lent (48:10) given by Tom Noble on Sunday, February 26, 2017 discussing the origins and practices of Lent

Sexual Ethics and Religious Freedom (48:05) given by Tom Strassburg on Sunday, October 23, 2016 discussing Catholic teaching on human sexuality and the contrast between the messages of the Church and our modern culture.

Praying with Poetry (1:12:34) given by Rhonda Miska on Monday, June 13, 2016 discussing how to use poetry as a form of prayer
Handout: Praying with Poetry

Saint Paul and Company (1:25:12) given by Monica Chappell on Thursday, June 2, 2016 following the apostle Paul through his travels to spread the Gospel and meeting some of the women who helped him along the way
Handouts from Monica’s Pilgrimage to Greece: Detailed Trip Report, Photo Album

The Challenge for Caregivers (1:10:20) given by Donna Authers on Saturday, May 21, 2016 on how strengthening our relationship with God will help us in our role as caregivers
Handouts: Fear Not Scriptures, What Can I Do To Help?The Seven Fears of Dying, The Prayer of Abandonment

The Holy Spirit (32:24) given by Karen Robinson on Sunday, May 15, 2016 on the Holy Spirit in the Nicene Creed as well as symbols in Scripture

The Book of Revelation (1:44:05) given by Fr. Kevin O’Brien on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 discussing the last book of the Bible and how God might be speaking to us through this often confusing section of Scripture
Handout: Book of Revelation

Action Toward Forgiveness (43:37) given by Gloria D’Alessandro on Sunday, April 17, 2016 outlining practical ways to move away from anger and toward forgiveness