Christian Living

Before presenting material from lectures on the Catholic Catechism you may like to look at the following material:

1. My paper (45 pages) on what it was about Christian morality as presented by Paul that differed from the morality encouraged by the Greek moral philosophers of the 1st century. Click HERE

2. The Meaning of life

3. Church

Church 1 Presentation (pdf file)

Church 2 Presentation (pdf file)

Church 3 Presentation : Paul to the Ephesians (pdf file)

Catholicism in the post-modern world Presentation (pdf file)

Being a truly 'Catholic', missionary parish Part 1: Presentation (pdf file)

Being a truly 'Catholic', missionary parish Part 2: Presentation (pdf file)

 

4. Various Moral Issues

Conscience and truth

gay marriage

Just government

Law

love

Option for the poor

Original Sin

Sin

Truth

5. Various Virtues of the Christian Life (pdf files)

Compassion

Discernment

Fear of YHWH

Heart

Holiness

Hope

Humility

Humility2, pride

Indifference

Joy

Justice (Old Testament)

Justice today

Longing for God

Love (series)

Self-giving

Self-knowledge

Service

Suffering

Suffering: Living with a life-threatening, life-limiting illness

Audio Part 1

Audio Part 2

Catechism Part 3: Life in Christ

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.

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Love

I offered a series of lectures on Love in Adelaide in 1995

You can listen to my reflections on the section of Love that interests you by clicking on one of the audio files below. The process for downloading and saving the file varies from browser to browser (generally right-click for Widows PC and control-click for Mac).

01. Lecture on love pdf

audio: God's love for Jesus

02. God's love for us pdf

audio: God's love for us

audio: Julian of Norwich and John of the Cross

03. Our Love for God pdf

audio: Our love for God Part 1

audio: Our love for God Part 2

audio: Our love for God Part 3. Sayings of the saints

04. Love of self pdf

audio: Love of self Part 1

audio: Love of self Part 2

audio: Love of self Part 3

05. Love for others. Non-Christian religions pdf

audio: Love for others Part 1

audio: Love for others Part 2. Non-Christian religions

audio: Love for others Part 3. Christian

06. Love for others: Scott Peck pdf

audio: Scott Peck Part 1

audio: Scott Peck Part 2

07. Love for others: reflections

audio: To be is to love

audio: Love for others Part 4

audio: Love for others Part 5

08. Summary

audio: God is love

audio: Love of self

audio: Love of others

A copy of the full suite of audio files is available on 1 CD (cost $5.00, plus an extra $5.00 if purchased singly, to cover packaging and postage). Please contact me if you wish to purchase.

  • You can, of course, download this material free of charge from this website.

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  • An Inviation to love

Conscience and truth

Gay Marriage and the Catholic Church pdf

Just Government

Law

Option for the poor

Original Sin

Sin

Truth