Catechism of the Catholic Church

A Companion to the Catechism of the Catholic Church (415 pages). Published by Chevalier Press, 1 Roma Avenue Kensington NSW 2033 Phone (02) 9662 7894. Fax (02) 9662 1910. Cost $25.00.

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I offered a series of lectures in 2006, and from February to July 2008 in Canberra, Australia

Part One: The Profession of Faith (The Creed)

1. Text files (updated 2012)

You can read my reflections on the section of the Creed that interests you by clicking on the appropriate text file.

You can listen to my reflections on the section of the Catechism that interests you by clicking on the appropriate link (in italics bold) that follows the text file.

 

Part Two: The Celebration of the Christian Mystery (Liturgy)

1. Text files

You can read my reflections on the section of the Liturgy that interests you by clicking on one of the following. You can listen to my reflections on the section of the Catechism that interests you by clicking on the appropriate link (in italics bold) that follows the text file.

Part Three : Life in Christ (Morality)

After the Catechism material there are pdf files on

various virtues of the Christian life

There are also pdf files of various moral issues

1. Text Files

You can read my reflections on the section of Morality that interests you by clicking on one of the following. You can listen to my reflections on the section of the Catechism that interests you by clicking on the appropriate link (in italics bold) that follows the text file.

Various Virtues of the Christian Life (pdf files)

Compassion

Discernment

Fear of YHWH

Heart

Holiness

Hope

Humility

Humility2, pride

Indifference

Joy

Justice (in Old Testament)

Justice today

Longing for God

Love (series)

Self-giving

Self-knowledge

Service

Suffering

Various Moral Issues

Conscience and truth

gay marriage

Just government

Law

love

Option for the poor

Original Sin

Sin

Truth

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Part Four: Christian Prayer

1. Text files

You can read my reflections on the section of Prayer that interests you by clicking on one of the following. You can listen to my reflections on the section of the Catechism that interests you by clicking on the appropriate link (in italics bold) that follows the text file.

A copy of the full suite of audio files is available on 4 CDs (cost $5.00 per CD). Please contact me if you wish to purchase. You can. of course, download the lectures yourself free of charge from this website.

You can also purchase from me 1 Audio DVD containing the whole series. Cost $5.00 (plus an extra $5.00 to cover packaging and postage if purchased singly).The lectures are stored as MP3 files and each lecture is in its own folder. To listen to these lectures you need a computer with a DVD reader. You can then copy the lectures to an MP3 player. Alternatively, you can burn the lectures onto CD's either as music files or as MP3 files. You can then play the music files on most CD players. CDs containing MP3 can be played only on MP3 compatible CD players. Please read the "Read me first.doc" file contained on the DVD.