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9:00 am – 4:00 pm
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Holy Ghost Church
316 Judson Street
Tiverton, RI 02878
Limited tickets available:
- $20.00 per person
- $5.00 bagged lunch
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*** Priests, Religious & Seminarians complimentary! Call the rectory!
Is Everything Up For Grabs?
This presentation is a practical, down-to-earth explanation of what moral relativism is (the notion that all beliefs are relative and there is no such thing as “objective” truth) and how to recognize its more subtle forms. Patrick exposes the seven fatal flaws of moral relativism, offers sample dialogues for speaking with moral relativists, and he explains how Catholics can respond to moral relativist arguments in a friendly yet effective way.
Why Be Catholic?
This talk is a charitable and respectful examination of a dozen key biblical and historical reasons for being Catholic. Includes a discussion of common reasons why Catholics leave the Church, why they return, and what lay Catholics can do to help people better understand the teachings of the Catholic Church from a biblical and historical standpoint.
Search and Rescue: How You Can Help People Come Home to the Church
Based on the popular book by the same title, this seminar explains ten crucial “dos and don’ts” for Catholics who want to share, explain, and defend their Catholic beliefs. With a generous helping of humorous anecdotes, biblical examples, and practical illustrations, this talk equips lay-Catholics with the tools they need to help their family, friends, and co-workers come into (or back into) the Catholic Church. Cardinal Edward Egan, Archbishop of New York, said: “How do you bring someone back to the Catholic Church? First you pray, then you follow Patrick Madrid’s advice in Search and Rescue.”
Open Forum Q & A
A free-wheeling, fast-paced question and answer session where any and all questions about the Catholic Church are welcomed! Bring your toughest questions!
Patrick Madrid has been active in apologetics since 1987. He hosts the Thursday edition of the EWTN “Open Line” radio broadcast (3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET), heard across the U.S. on approximately 130 AM and FM stations, as well as on Sirius Satellite Radio Network. He has conducted hundreds of apologetics seminars, in English and Spanish, at parishes, conferences, and universities across the United States, as well as throughout Europe, and in Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. He is a regular presenter at the Franciscan University of Steubenville’s “Defending the Faith” summer conferences and has been a guest lecturer in theology at Christendom College in their “Major Speakers” program. He has engaged in public debates with Protestant, Mormon, and other non-Catholic spokesmen. He serves as the director of the Envoy Institute of Belmont Abbey College. He earned a bachelor of science degree in business management from the University of Phoenix and a bachelor of philosophy degree (B.Phil.) from the Pontifical College Josephinum, Columbus, Ohio, where he is completing a master’s degree in theology. He has also done graduate studies in theology at the University of Dallas. He and his wife and family live in Ohio. For more information about Patrick and his ministry, visit his website.
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