How do you explain Catholic morality? In this episode, Dave and Mike welcome guest Dr. Matthew Minerd to discuss Dr. Minerd’s new book Made by God, Made for God: Catholic Morality Explained.
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The truths of the faith are truths we live.
In Made by God, Made for God: Catholic Morality Explained, Catholics will find a fresh approach to the timeless moral teachings of the Catholic Church. Steeped in Scripture and Catholic tradition, this book reveals the beauty of Catholic morality in a relatable and easy-to-understand way.
Often, Catholic morality is seen as a list of things we can’t do. But what it actually presents is a way to live that brings us closer to God and makes our joy complete.
Catholic morality is a roadmap that shows us the way of life God intended for us. Life is better when we follow God’s plan!
Made by God, Made for God presents the beauty of living life according to Church teaching, which the Church received from Christ, and it doesn’t shy away from tough topics. Have you ever wondered how to explain the Sunday Mass obligation, why exactly we fast, or what the logic of Catholic sexual ethics is? This is the book for you.
Read Made by God, Made for God to discover that Catholic morality is:
Confusing Boring Complicated For theologians
About a relationship with God
Steeped in Scripture
Steeped in Catholic Tradition
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Michael “Gomer” Gormley
Michael has been leading evangelization and ministry efforts for the past ten years, both as a full-time parish staff member and as a speaker and consultant for parishes, dioceses, and Catholic campus ministries.
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