photo: Dr. Robert Schihl, Minister of Adult Faith Formation at St. Gregory the Great Church in Virginia Beach, offers a teaching on the Eucharist at G.F. Keagan's Seafood and Steaks as part of the 'Theology on Tap' Series.
'Theology on Tap' has come to Virginia Beach via St. Gregory the Great Church, thanks to Dr. Robert Schihl, Minister of Adult Faith Formation, and Josh Dart, Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries at the parish.
"I've wanted to do this for a long time," said Dr. Schihl
approached Mardy Colling
, proprietor of the restaurant, he
found a willing collaborator.
They chose Monday night because it was the slowest night and Dr. Schihl
promised to fill the place.
True to his
word, 50 to 60 young adults came out to hear what he
had to say on opening night June 8.
admits it's a challenge to be heard over the wait staff and background noise but hopes the casual atmosphere will draw young adults who may not attend a church function.
Right from the start, he
got the attention of the audience by asking, "Do you love the Lord, do you love his
mother and do you love Peter, and his
After working out a few kinks with the sound system, Dr. Schihl
and Josh Dart are looking forward to continued success.