IF YOU WERE ASKED ABOUT…..The Crusades, the Inquisition, the “Dark Ages”,
the Galileo Affair, WHAT WOULD YOU SAY?
As Catholics, we are heirs to a remarkable heritage. The history of our Faith is so
much more than just a list of facts and dates. It is a fascinating story of adventure,
rebellion, tragedy, and triumph. A story 2000 years in the making, one word best
describes Catholic history: EPIC. On one Tuesday evening each month, Father Matt
will lead us on an amazing journey to discover the roots our Catholic faith.
January 10th: THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES and the CHURCH.
Moving right along: The monastic period gets into full swing; we learn about St.
Basil the Great and St. Benedict, among others. How did monasteries contribute to
orthodox faith? Outside pressures contribute to the fall of Rome and the Empire is
shattered. The Early Middle Ages: Viking attacks, the rise of Islam and the Church
perseveres. Join Father Matt for another fascinating episode of Catholic History.