2017 - 2018
A Journey Through Church History
By Steve Weidenkopf & Dr. Alan Schreck
The epic story of the Catholic Church spans thousands of years. With an unlikely beginning in a remote outpost of the Roman empire, the Catholic Church now claims over a billion living members. The persecutions, martyrdoms, conquests, and triumphs all came together to shape Western civilization as we know it today.
Our identity as Catholics means that we are the inheritors of the deeds of holy men and women who for 2,000 years have built a great civilization and spread the Gospel throughout the world. Church history is not just the recitation of popes, people, places, and events; it is a story of adventure, intrigue, rebellion, reform, and devotion. This story is, in fact, our story; this is our family. If we know our past, and how we fit into the story, we will be better prepared to face whatever may come in the future.
In Epic You Will:
Learn about the major people, places, and events of the two-thousand years of Church history.
Remember the 12 time periods of Church history using a unique color-coded system.
Learn the true story of the Crusades.
Understand the rationale for the medieval inquisitors and the Spanish Inquisition.
Discover the revolutionary character of the Protestant Reformation.
Know the real story of the confrontation between Galileo and the Church.
Discover the massive persecution of Christians in the twentieth century.
Learn about the workings of the Holy Spirit throughout Church history.
Holy Trinity Parish is hosting this 20-week series on Sunday evenings at 7:00 p.m. beginning September 24, 2017. Everyone is welcome to join us!
QUEEN OF HEAVEN
Better understand Mary’s life in Scripture, walk with Mary throughout history. Learn daily Marian devotional practices; let her lead you to Christ! DVD series includes video of the most well-know pilgrimage sites in the U.S.
Holy Trinity Parish is hosting this 8-week series on Monday mornings (9:15 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.) from September 11 to November 6, 2017. Everyone Welcome!