Heresies Throughout the Ages: A Catholic Response with Mark Moran

Mark Moran, MA introduces the Catholic faithful to the history and stories behind the great heresies that have assaulted Holy Mother Church. From the earliest heresies to the most recent, Mr. Moran will delve into the villains, heroes, teachings, councils and historical ramifications of each heresy or individual teaching.

Mr. Moran holds an MA from John Carroll University in Religious Studies and Theology, with an undergraduate in History from Youngstown State University.

February 06 2017

In this episode, the heresy of Modernism is introduced and explained.  This is the first of a series of episodes centering around modernism, “the synthesis of all heresies” and relies heavily on the teachings of Pope Pius X to identify and understand this great heresy.   Special philosophical emphasis is given to why the modernists deny external revelation and their ideas on vital immanence.

read more

January 30 2017

In this episode, the heresy of Modernism is introduced and explained.  This is the first of a series of episodes centering around modernism, “the synthesis of all heresies” and relies heavily on the teachings of Pope Pius X to identify and understand this great heresy.   Special philosophical emphasis is given to why the modernists deny external revelation and their ideas on vital immanence.

read more

January 23 2017

This episode looks at the final fruit of atheism, the Culture of Death and its many manifestations in the Western world.   We look how Militant Feminism and Social Liberalism have embraced Abortion and Euthanasia as rights and the genocide of the unborn in the 20th and 21st Centuries.  We also theologically and philosophically examine the absurdity of not claiming that the fetus is human, as well as examine Church teaching regarding Euthanasia and dying with Christian dignity.  The encyclical Evangelium Vitae by Pope John Paul II is also reviewed.

read more

January 16 2017

This episode continues the conversation of Atheism but focuses primarily on its fruits, as found in the Sexual Revolution.  An in-depth discussion is given regarding the rise of the sexual revolution and the views of the Church prior to it regarding sex.   Special emphasis is given to Pope John Paul II’s “Theology of the Body” as well as Pope Francis’ “Joy of Love”.  Official condemnation of Contraception is also explained with “Humane Vitae” as a guiding light.  Finally there is also a short discussion regarding the evils of “in virtro fertilization”

read more

January 09 2017

This episode continues the conversation of Atheism but in particular examines the role of happiness in Christian in life on earth and compares and contrasts the levels of happiness of the atheist as compared to the Christian.  Special attention is given to Dr Mara’s text, “Happiness and Christian Hope” as a guide in understanding what true Christian happiness entails.  Finally, there is a short discussion on the Beatific Vision and what it entails with other potential speculation

read more

next posts