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That Man is You | St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church | Omaha, NE
The sessions of The Bible and the Virgin Mary will be presented via DVD by Matthew Leonard.
Matthew Leonard is an internationally known speaker, author, and Executive Director of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology.
A convert to Catholicism and former missionary to Latin America, he is a frequent guest on radio and television programs, and hosts a podcast on iTunes titled The Art of Catholic.
Matthew holds a Masters in Theology from the Franciscan University of Steubenville.
About - Matthew Leonard
Who is Matthew Leonard?
I'm a Catholic author, speaker, and Executive Director of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology
Louder than Words: The Art of ...
Louder than Words: The Art of Living as a Catholic by Matthew Leonard
Louder than Words: The Art of Living as a Catholic by Matthew Leonard, Our Sunday Visitor, 159 pp, £9.99 paperback, £9.49 Kindle edition
Matthew Leonard, Director of the St Paul Centre for Biblical Theology, (a non-profit Bible Study institute in Steubenville, Ohio) seems to think we can.
wants to wake us up to the fact of God's power.
A convert to Catholicism after being a protestant missionary in Latin America, it was during his RCIA class that Leonard was struck by the profound importance of aiming for sainthood.
Providing basic catechesis Leonard
creates a simple introduction to the main points of Catholic teaching on the Sacraments, prayer, personal holiness and the call to evangelise those around us, with a bit of salvation history thrown in too.
presents personal sanctity as very much within reach - undeniably important for those who feel holiness is a strange and beautiful concept somehow reserved only for the great heroes in faith.
Using the lives of well-known saints as examples, he
admires their holiness of heroic proportions, and then offers a reality check on their less-than-saintly daily struggles; for example, St Jerome's renowned lack of personal communication, St Vincent de Paul's quick temper, and others.
The aim is to show us that great holiness doesn't mean to be free from combat, but in fact holiness exists in the very combat of our less-than-beautiful personal habits.
suggests, in a theory straight from St Therese of Lisieux's "The Little Way", that to battle with these vices daily is the road to sanctification.
According to Leonard
, the pursuit of holiness is something we must all strive for - "Our lives must radiate the power of Christ's grace and the warmth of his
This is the foundation of our faith" (Pope Paul VI) - and it comes with a responsibility for "my brothers' holiness", in other words, evangelisation.
says that this is not to be feared, as both may be achieved through the positive acts of daily living.
As Pope Benedict XVI so beautifully puts it, "In a nutshell, to evangelise means to teach people 'the art of living' so as to lead them to life and happiness in Christ.
This very 'art of living as a Catholic', is chosen by Leonard
to title his
I imagine Matthew Leonard
to be a dynamic speaker.
Writing how he
speaks, this book can seem most of the time like the transcript from a motivational talk, saturated with turns of phrase, just like he's
having a chat with you about something that really inspires him.
Matthew Leonard Bio:
is an internationally known speaker, author, podcaster, blogger, and Executive Director of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology
(founded by Dr. Scott Hahn).
A convert to Catholicism and former missionary to Latin America, Matthew
is a frequent guest on radio and television programs across the country appearing on SiriusXM, EWTN, CBS
, and the Magnificat.
hosts a podcast on iTunes titled "The Art of Catholic.
hosts the popular Journey Through Scripture video series and is a featured speaker by Lighthouse Catholic Media.
Matthew Leonard, presenter, ...
Matthew Leonard, presenter, author and Executive Director of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, speaks during the 2016 Diocese of Venice Men's Conference on Feb. 6 at Bishop Verot Catholic High School in Fort Myers.
, presenter, author and Executive Director of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology
, speaks during the 2016 Diocese of Venice Men's Conference
on Feb. 6 at Bishop Verot Catholic High School in Fort Myers.
Matthew Leonard, author and Executive Director of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, offered the men essential tools to becoming the man God calls them to be.
said that they can be aided in finding the Mercy God provides them each day by: 1) using and reflecting deeper on Sacred Scripture; 2) learning to how to pray in a more profound way; and 3) figuring out silence and its value.
While most men can cite lines from some action movies verbatim, they cannot quote the Bible.
This is a lost opportunity, Leonard
"Divinely inspired, these stories are the greatest adventure, the greatest romance, the greatest action stories of all-time are found in the Bible," Leonard