Thursday, November 22, 2018

Advent DVD Series - The Mystery of God: Who God Is and Why He Matters

The Father Walter Outreach presents an Advent DVD Series.

The Mystery 
of God:
Who God Is and Why He Matters
by Bishop Robert Barron

Wednesday, December 5
Atheism and What We Mean by God
The Paths to God

Wednesday, December 12
The Divine Attributes
Providence and the Problem of Evil

Wednesday, December 19
Exploring the Trinity
The God Who Is Love

All showings are at 7:00 pm in the newly refurbished Thornton Hall at St. Columba Church, 343 West 25th Street. Enter through the rectory chapel to the left of the church entrance.  Open to all free of charge.  Discussion follows.

Bishop Robert Barron is the founder of The Word on Fire Catholic Ministries and the host of CATHOLICISM, a groundbreaking, award-winning documentary about the Catholic faith.

The Father Walter Outreach, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) (pending) corporation sharing Bishop Barron’s vision of promoting the true, the good, and the beautiful.  

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Our Story: A Bible Refresher for Catholics series with Mark Hart

Click on image below to watch the video series, including an optional Lectio Divina training video. These videos can be used to strengthen a personal study or parish program.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Resurrection and the Afterlife in the
New Testament: A DVD Presentation
by Prof. Candida Ross, Ph.D.

 As Catholics we profess to believe in the resurrection of the dead and the life of the world to come, but what exactly does this mean?   In this fundamental series we will explore the origin, context, and meanings of the Christian beliefs about the afterlife in the New Testament.

Prof. Candida Moss is Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of Notre Dame.  Author or editor of four books and over thirty articles, she has participated in documentaries for the National Geographic, History, and Discovery Channels.

On Wednesday evenings, February 21st through and including March 21st, we will show at St. Columba Church 2 or 3 DVD episodes,each lasting 25 minutes. 

Wednesday, February 21, at 7:00 pm

                          1. Introduction and Background to Ancient Views on the Afterlife.
                          2. Paul 1: Judgment Day and the Rapture
                          3. Paul 2: Resurrected Bodies

Wednesday, February 28, at 7:00 pm

                          4. Paul 3: Mysticism and Heaven
                          5. Gospels 1: The Resurrection of Jesus
                          6. Gospels 2: Mark and Angelic Bodies

Wednesday, March 7, at 7:00 pm

                          7. Gospels 3: Hell and Punishment
                          8. The Heavenly Treasury

Wednesday, March 14, at 7:00 pm

                          9.   Revelation 1: The Blood of the Martyrs
                        10. Revelation 2: The Lake of Fire

Wednesday, March 21, at 7:00 pm

                        11. Revelation 3: The Heavenly Jerusalem
                        12. Ethics, Pedagogy, and the Afterlife

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Ash Wednesday - February 14, 2018

Distribution of ashes will be during Mass.

The celebration of the Mass is as follows:

Guardian Angel

9:00 am - School Mass in English
12:00 - Mass in English

St. Columba

12:10 - Mass in English
7:00 pm - Mass in Spanish