Ars Moriendi (The Art of Dying) vs. Euthanasia

Ars Moriendi (The Art of Dying) vs. Euthanasia

Ars Moriendi (The Art of Dying) vs. Euthansasia PeterColosi 080317 from Peter J. Colosi on Vimeo. “Ars Moriendi (The Art of Dying) vs. Euthansasia: A Catholic Understanding of Compassion, Suffering and Death and The Current Euthanasia Debate” I delivered this talk on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at St. John of Rochester Parish in Fairport NY, the parish I grew up […]

Repentance and Happiness

Repentance and Happiness

I was invited by my friend Fr. Ron Bengford to present a Lenten Mission at his parish, St. Matthew Church in Cranston RI on February 29, March 1, and March 2, 2016. This is the third talk: “The Connection between Sacrifice, Repentance and True Happiness.” I relied on some extremely helpful sources for this talk: Fr. Robert Altier, “An Examination […]

The Relation of Theology of the Body to the History of Church teaching on Marriage, Family and Human Sexuality

The Relation of Theology of the Body to the History of Church teaching on Marriage, Family and Human Sexuality

In this talk my goal is to show how Theology of the Body is a fruit and development of and in continuity with the past and remains an indispensable resource for the present call to present the Joy of the Gospel. From St. Augustine to Pope Francis, Saints, Popes and Doctors of the Church have all commented on the meaning […]

Personal Uniqueness in the Thought of John Paul II and Max Scheler

Personal Uniqueness in the Thought of John Paul II and Max Scheler

Peter J. Colosi, “The Uniqueness of Persons in the Life and Thought of Karol Wojtyla/Pope John Paul II, with Emphasis on His Indebtedness to Max Scheler”. Chapter 3 in Karol Wojtyla’s Philosophical Legacy, eds. Nancy Mardas Billias, Agnes B. Curry and George F. McLean, (Washington, D.C.: The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, 2008), 61 – 100.   Colosi – […]

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