KNOW WHY YOU BELIEVE — UNDERSTAND, EXPLAIN & DEFEND YOUR FAITH

§ Do you have a complete understanding of your FAITH?

§ Are you able to compellingly explain your FAITH to others?

§ Can you competently defend your FAITH when called upon?

§ Sessions stand alone. Knowledge of prior topics not necessary.

WHEN: Thursdays, Starting this June 20, at 6:30 PM. (More details at bottom.)

ASSIGNED READING: NONE.

§ Is there a conflict between Science and Miracles?

§ Did you know that no other religion but Christianity absolutely demands belief in Miracles?

§ Did you know that suddenly in the 3rd Century AD, images made of Jesus in the central Roman Empire suddenly changed from one with Roman features to that of one with Middle Eastern features? What caused this abrupt change?

§ Wasn’t the Shroud of Turin discredited as a medieval forgery in 1988?

§ Learn the startling new scientific evidences which have discredited the assessment of the Carbon-14 dating performed in 1988.

§ Do you know which saint has the oldest incorrupt body? Hint: It is a Roman woman and is almost 2000 years old!

§ Do you know which saint’s 1700 year old clotted blood liquefies, bubbles, and changes volume and weight at different times – with science giving no explanation?

§ Do you know which saint is a stumbling block for many non-Catholics?

§ Did you know that the Early Church and Church Fathers all considered Mary to be the New Eve, the Woman of Genesis 3, and the Woman of Revelation 12?

§ Are you able to defend the four Marian dogmas, let alone name them? This will be thoroughly discussed.

§ Did Jesus have uterine brothers and sisters? Doesn’t the New Testament say he has “brothers and sisters”?

§ Do you know the last time a pope spoke infallibly? It was 1950 and it was the affirmation of the fourth Marian dogma. Do you know who pronounced this and what it was? Why then?

§ Do you know what the Sensus Fidelium is? Hint: Faithful Catholics have it.

§ Do you know what one proposed “new” Marian Dogma is? Hint: St. Maximilian Kolbe, who sacrificed his life for another prisoner in Auschwitz, was one of the champions of this.

§ Do you know under what name Our Lady appeared from 1945 to 1959 to a humble Dutch woman?

§ All these topics and much, much more will be examined and thoroughly discussed with documented references.

WHEN: Thursdays, Starting June 20, at 6:30 PM.

WHERE: Holy Redeemer Church, the Fireplace Room

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: High School & Older — and Please Invite your FRIENDS; ANYONE with QUESTIONS about their FAITH; Fallen-Away Catholics; Non-Catholic, Agnostic, or Atheist Acquaintances, or ANYONE HAVING a CRISIS of FAITH.

LENGTH: 6 Weekly Sessions

PRESENTER: Jim Hansen

TO REGISTER: Email JamesHansenMD@gmail.com with EACH PARTICIPANT’S NAME and EMAIL ADDRESS.