10-Week Series Starting on Sunday, September 23, 2012
(Ending on Sunday, December 9, 2012 [Due to Breaks on Hurricane Sandy and Thanksgiving Weekends])
Beginning on Sunday, September 23rd, the Baltimore Frassati Fellowship is co-hosting Father Robert Barron's Catholicism series, a 10-week series on the only church founded by Jesus Christ himself. Each session will take place on Sundays after the 5 p.m. Mass at SS. Philip and James Church.
If you are new to the Catholic faith or know someone who is, this is a great place to bring your friends who are interested in diving deeper into their faith!
Each session will consist of a 50-minute video followed by a 30-minute discussion.
Parking is available in the parish parking lot on East 28th Street between St. Paul and North Charles Streets, across the street from the SS. Philip and James Rectory. Check out this map for information on parking and the grounds of SS. Philip and James: http://tinyurl.com/ssphilipnjames.
RSVP and invite your friends through our Facebook invitation!
Publisher's Description of the Series:
"Journey Around the World and Deep into the Faith
For the first time, in breathtaking, high-definition cinematography, the beauty, goodness and truth of the Catholic Faith are illustrated in a rich, multimedia experience. Journey with acclaimed author, speaker and theologian Fr. Robert Barron to more than 50 locations throughout 15 countries. Be illuminated by the spiritual and artistic treasures of this global culture that claims more than one billion of the earth’s people.
From the sacred lands of Israel to the beating heart of Uganda...from the glorious shrines of Italy, France, and Spain, to the streets of Mexico, Kolkata, and New York City, the fullness of CATHOLICISM is revealed. Journey deep into the Faith as you watch each episode.
Mike Leonard, a veteran NBC Today Show correspondent and acclaimed filmmaker, is the Executive Producer of this groundbreaking series.
The box set includes five DVDs, each containing two episodes.
Each episode runs 50-60 minutes.
Endorsements for the series:
'Shook me to the core...' -Mike Leonard, NBC Today Show Correspondent and Executive Producer of CATHOLICISM
'This is the most important media project in the history of the Catholic Church in America. A stimulating and compelling exploration of the spiritual, moral, and intellectual riches of the Catholic world.' -George Weigel, Biographer of Blessed John Paul II
'CATHOLICISM will have a national footprint. This series will be of great interest to viewers who want a better understanding of the impact and meaning this faith has throughout the world.' -Dan Soles, WTTW Senior Vice President and Chief Television Content Officer, PBS affiliate - Chicago
'One of Fr. Barron's great gifts is to be able to help the learner see how our own experience of human life fits into what God has graciously revealed to us through his Body, the Church.' -Amy Welborn, Author & Columnist
About the CATHOLICISM Study Program:
'This program gets at the heart of the Catholic faith. Its approach is intellectual but accessible.' -Carolyn G., Pilot Program Participant, St. Mary of Vernon
'In tying together art and culture, history and literature, beauty and truth, which is the wisdom - the timeless genius that CATHOLICISM is all about - he does it magnificently. And this is just what we need in the Catholic Church today.' -Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan Archdiocese of New York
'CATHOLICISM is filled with beauty, and Fr. Barron presents the enduring truths in such a clear and compelling way. CATHOLICISM will be a lasting resource for generations to come.' -Tom Peterson, Founder and President, Catholics Come Home®
'Father Barron is one of the finest theologians in the United States...His Homilies are, in my opinion, the best available on the Internet.' -Msgr. M. Francis Manning, Our Sunday Visitor"
The Baltimore Frassati Fellowship
A Eucharist-centered, young adult Catholic fellowship