By Peter Kennard
Our Tainted Nature’s Solitary Boast: Mary, the Mother of God. This week we travel to the ruins of Ephesus and to the great Marian shrines of Lourdes and Guadalupe. Fr. Barron explains the Church’s great reverence for Mary and her unique role in the history of salvation.
Special Film Presentation
Wed, Jun 26, 6pm
Teatro Santa Ana
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The Indispensable Men: Peter, Paul, and the Missionary Adventure presents the Church’s missionary endeavor which begins with the adventures of Saint Peter and Saint Paul. From Ephesus, Corinth, Athens, and Rome and to the far reaches of the world, Fr. Barron traces the influence of these two great Apostles and their enduring legacies in the life of the Church.
A Body Both Suffering and Glorious: The Mystical Union of Christ and the Church, Fr. Barron explores the Catholic faith’s unique understanding of the relationship of Jesus Christ and the Church. Witness how the Mystical Body of Christ is a living organism that stretches from Rome to New York, Sao Paulo, Manila, and Namugongo, embracing humanity in all of its joys and sorrows.
Word Made Flesh, True Bread of Heaven: The Mystery of the Liturgy and the Eucharist, Fr. Barron explores the ancient practices of the Church’s worship that endure to this very day. The Eucharist is the central practice of the Catholic Faith, “the source and summit” of the Christian life. Fr. Barron explains the words, gestures and meanings of the Church’s Eucharist.
A Vast Company of Witnesses: The Communion of the Saints, Fr. Barron celebrates some of the Church’s most extraordinary saints – Edith Stein, Mother Teresa, Therese of Lisieux and Katherine Drexel. The story of the Church is told in the examples of those who dedicated their lives to knowing and serving Jesus Christ.
The Fire of His Love: Prayer and the Life of the Spirit, Fr. Barron explores how the Catholic Faith transforms humanity through prayer, spiritual commitment and the mystery of vocation. Featured locations: New York, Avila, Toledo, Gethsemane and beyond.
World Without End: The Last Things, the Catholic faith offers a vision of life directed by a supernatural destiny. Fr. Barron journeys to Florence, Ireland and Rome to illustrate how this life is a preparation for an extraordinary world yet to come.