FR. JOHN RICCARDO HANDOUTS





HANDOUTS

Theology of The Body

TOB Session 1: “In the beginning…”

TOB Session 2: “‘There was a time when it all went wrong’: From Father to Adversary”

TOB Session 3: “Grace Makes Beauty Out of Ugly Things”

TOB Session 4: “A value not sufficiently appreciated”

TOB Session 5: “From out of the heart come…”

TOB Session 6: “Climate Change!”

TOB Session 7: “An Odd but Necessary Starting (Ending?) Point”

TOB Session 8: “Oh, that Passage!”

TOB Session 9: “If Jesus is not Lord of our sexuality, He is Lord of nothing.”

TOB Bibliography

Catholicism for Cradle Catholics

Session 1: Prayer: The One Thing Necessary

Session 2: Dei Verbum

Session 3: The Sacrament of Baptism

Session 4: The Sacrament of Confession

Session 5: The Sacrament of Anointing

Session 6: The Sacrament of Confirmation

Session 7: The Eucharist

Quick Journey Through the Bible

Thirsting for Prayer by Fr. Jacques Philippe

How Should We Interpret the Violence in the Old Testament? Dr. Mary Healy on Violence in the Old Testament

Did God Command Genocide? Article by Msgr. Charles Pope

BIBLIOGRAPHIES

Of primary importance:
Catechism of the Catholic Church, nos. 748-991.

Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church (2005).

Declaration “Dominus Iesus:” On the Unicity and Salvifivic Universality of Jesus Christ and the Church (Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith).

New National Directory for Catechesis (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2005).

Vatican II: The Conciliar and Post-Conciliar Documents, ed. Austin Flannery, O.P. (Northport: Costello Publishing, 1998). See especially:

•Dogmatic Constitution on the Church (Lumen Gentium)

•Decree of Ecumenism (Unitatis Redentigratio)

•Declaration on the Relations of the Church to Non-Christian Religions (Nostra Aetate)

•Decree on the Church’s Missionary Activity (Ad Gente Divinitus)

For further reading:

David Currie. Born Fundamentalist, Born Again Catholic (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1996).

Henri De Lubac. Catholicism: Christ and the Common Destiny of Man (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1988).

James J. Drummey. Catholic Replies (Norwoood: C.R. Publications, 1995).

John Paul II. The Redeemer of Man (Redemptor Hominis), 1979.

John Paul II. The Mission of the Redeemer (Redemptoris Missio), 1990.

Kevin Orlin Johnson. Why Do Catholics Do That? A Guide to the Teachings and Practices of the Catholic Church (New York: Ballantine Books, 1994).

Karl Keating. Catholicism and Fundamentalism: The Attack on ‘Romanism’ by Bible Christians (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1988).

Peter Kreeft. Fundamentals of the Faith (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1988).

Peter Kreeft. Catholic Christianity: A Complete Catechism of Catholic Beliefs Based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church(San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2001).

Steve Ray. Crossing the Tiber (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1997).

Fr. Walter Burghardt homily No Love, No Eucharist.

Raniero Cantalamessa. The Eucharist: Our Sanctification(Collegeville: The Liturgical Press, 1995).

Jeremy Driscoll. Theology at the Eucharistic Table: Master Themes in the Eucharistic Tradition (Leominster: Gracewing, 2003).

Michael Gaudoin-Parker. The Real Presence through the Ages(New York: Alba House, 1993).

Thomas Howard. Evangelical is Not Enough: Worship of God in Liturgy and Sacrament (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1984).

John Paul II. Apostolic Letter Dominicae Cenae (1980).

John Paul II. Encyclical Letter Ecclesia de Eucharistia (2003).

John Paul II. Apostolic Letter Mane Nobiscum Domine (2004).

Raymond Moloney. Our Splendid Eucharist: Reflections on Mass and Sacrament (Dublin: Veritas, 2003).

James O’Connor. The Hidden Manna: A Theology of the Eucharist (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1988).

Cardinal John O’Connor homily on the Eucharist from Palm Sunday Mass in 1998.

Joseph Ratzinger. God is Near Us: The Eucharist, the Heart of Faith (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2003).

Joseph Ratzinger. Pilgrim Fellowship of Faith: The Church as Communion (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2005).

Joseph Ratzinger. The Spirit of the Liturgy (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2000).

Mark Shea. This is My Body: An Evangelical Discovers the Real Presence (Front Royal: Christendom Press, 1993).

Abbot Vonier. A Key to the Doctrine of the Eucharist (Bethesda: Zaccheus Press, 2003).

Magisterial Documents:

Catechism of the Catholic Church, nos. 1322-1419.

Documents of Vatican II:

The Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy (Sacrosanctum Concilium). See especially nos. 1-11, 47-58.

Instruction on the Worship of the Eucharistic Mystery (Eucharisticum Mysterium).

Dei Verbum (The Word of God): Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation. The Documents of Vatican II. Easily accessible online.

The Catechism of the Catholic Church, nn 50-14.

United States Catholic Catechism for Adults, pp. 11-33.

The Interpretation of the Bible in the Church. Pontifical Biblical Commission. Vatican City.

The Jewish People and Their Sacred Scriptures in the Christian Bible. Pontifical Biblical Commission. Vatican City.

The Bible and the Liturgy. Jean Danielou. Ann Arbor: Servant Books.

Daily Life in the Time of Jesus. Henri Daniel-Rops. Ann Arbor: Servant Books.

Jesus of Nazareth. Joseph Ratzinger. New York: Doubleday. See especially the Foreword.

To Know Christ Jesus. Frank Sheed. San Francisco: Ignatius Press.

The Mystery of God’s Word. Raniero Cantalamessa. Collegeville: Liturgical Press.

Praying the Bible: An Introduction to Lectio Divina. Mariano Magrassi. Collegeville: Liturgical Press.

Where We Got the Bible. Henry Graham. Rockford: Tan Books.

Charles Colson and Nancy Pearcey. How Now Shall We Live?(Wheaton: Tyndale House, 1999).

Robert P. George. The Clash of Orthodoxies: Law, Religion and Morality in Crisis (Wilmington: ISI Books, 2001).

Patrick Lee. Abortion and Unborn Human Life (Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 1996).

William E. May. Catholic Bioethics and the Gift of Human Life(Huntington: Our Sunday Visitor Books, 2000).

Church Sources:

The Catechism of the Catholic Church, nos. 27, 306-308, 355-361, 364, 1700-1703, 1929-1948, 2258, 2260, 2263-67, 2270-79, 2292-96, 2302-2317, 2354.

Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. The Gift of Human Life (Donum Vitae), 1987.

Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Doctrinal Note on Some Questions Regarding the Participation of Catholics in Political Life, 2002.

John Paul II. The Gospel of Life (Evangelium Vitae), 1995.

The Second Vatican Council. Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World (Gaudium et Spes), esp. no. 27.

What We’re Up Against:

Peter Singer. Practical Ethics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993).

Peter Singer. Rethinking Life and Death: The Collapse of Our Traditional Ethics (New York: St, Martin’s Press, 1994).

Writings of Pope John Paul II/Karol Wojtyla:

Letter to Families (Boston: Pauline Books and Media, 1994).

Love and Responsibility (translated by H.T. Willetts, San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1993).

The Role of the Christian Family in the Modern World (Familiaris Consortio), Boston: Pauline Books and Media, 1981.

The Theology of the Body: Human Love in the Divine Plan(Boston: Pauline Books and Media, 1997).

Other authors:

Donald Asci. The Conjugal Act as a Personal Act (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2002).

Gerard Bradley. “The End of Marriage”, in Marriage and the Common Good, ed. Kenneth Whitehead, pp. 99-103 (South Bend: St. Augustine’s Press, 2001).

Donald DeMarco. New Perspectives on Contraception (New Hope: St. Martin DePorres Lay Dominican Community, 1999).

Christopher Derrick. Sex and Sacredness (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1982).

John Finnis. “The Good of Marriage and the Morality of Sexual Relations” in The American Journal of Jurisprudence 42 (1997): 97-134.

Richard Hogan and John LeVoir. Covenant Love: Pope John Paul II on Sexuality, Marriage, and Family in the Modern World (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1992).

Patrick Lee and Robert P George. “What Sex Can Be: Self-Alienation, Illusion, or One-Flesh Union” in The American Journal of Jurisprudence 42 (1997): 135-157.

William E. May. Marriage: The Rock on Which the Family is Built(San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1995).

Myron Magnet, ed. Modern Sex: Liberation and Its Discontents(Chicago: The Manhattan Institute, 2001).

Joseph Pieper. The Cardinal Virtues (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1966).

Walter J. Schu, LC. The Splendor of Love: John Paul II’s Vision for Marriage and Family (New Hope Publications, 2003).

Mary Shivanandan. Crossing the Threshold of Love: A New Vision of Marriage (Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 1999).

Janet E. Smith. Humanae Vitae: A Generation Later (Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 1991).

Janet E. Smith, ed. Why Humanae Vitae was Right: A Reader (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1993).

Christopher West. Good News About Sex and Marriage: Answers to Your Honest Questions About Catholic Teaching (Ann Arbor: Servant Publications, 2000).

George Weigel. Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II (New York: Harper Collins, 1999), esp. 333-343.

Of special note by Pope Benedict XVI:

Joseph Ratzinger. Feast of Faith: Approaches to a Theology of the Liturgy (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1986).

Joseph Ratzinger. God is Near Us: The Eucharist, the Heart of Life (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2003).

Joseph Ratzinger. The Spirit of the Liturgy (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2000).

Vatican II:

The Constitution on the Liturgy (Sacrosanctam Concilium).

Other works of interest:

James Akin. Mass Confusion: The Do’s and Don’ts of Catholic Worship (San Diego: Catholic Answers, 1998).

Jean Danielou, S.J. The Bible and the Liturgy (Ann Arbor: Servant Books, 1979).

Jeremy Driscoll, O.S.B. Theology at the Eucharistic Table: Master Themes in the Theological Tradition (Roma: Studia Anselmiana, 2003).

Peter Elliott. Liturgical Question Box: Answers to Common Questions about the Modern Liturgy (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1997).

John Paul II. Dominicae Cenae (1980).

John Paul II. Ecclesia de Eucharistia (2003).

John Paul II. Mane Nobiscum Domine (2004).

Joseph Jungmann, S.J. The Mass of the Roman Rite: Its Origins and Development (2 vols., Kill Lane: Four Courts Press, 1986).

Raymond Moloney, S.J. Our Splendid Eucharist: Reflections on Mass and Sacrament (Dublin: Veritas, 2003).

James Monti. The Week of Salvation: History and Traditions of Holy Week (Huntington: Our Sunday Visitor, 1993).

Blaise Arminjon. The Cantata of Love (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1988).

Hans Urs von Balthasar. Heart of the World (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1979).

Hans Urs von Balthasar. Prayer (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1986).

Raniero Cantalamessa. Life in the Lordship of Christ: A Spiritual Commentary on the Letter to the Romans (London: Sheed and Ward, 1990).

Pere Jean du Coeur de Jesus D’Elbee. I Believe in Love(Petersham: St. Bede’s Publications, 1994).

Thomas Dubay. Authenticity (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1997).

Thomas Dubay. Fire Within (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1989).

Thomas Dubay. Pilgrims Pray (Staten Island: Alba House, 1974).

Louis Evely. In His Presence (New York: Herder and Herder, 1970).

Louis Evely. That Man is You (Westminster, Maryland: Newman Press, 1965).

Romano Guardini. The Lord (Washington: Gateway Editions, 1982).

Romano Guardini. Prayer in Practice (Garden City, New York: Image Books, 1963).

Dietrich von Hildebrand. Transformation in Christ (Baltimore: Helicon Press, 1960).

John Paul II. Prayers and Devotions: 365 Daily Meditations (ed. Bishop Peter Canisius Johannes van Lierde, New York: Penguin Books, 1998).

Manual of Prayers. (Second ed., Huntington: Our Sunday Visitor, 1998).

Mariano Magrassi. Praying the Bible: An Introduction to Lectio Divina (Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 1998).

Francis Martin. The Fire in the Cloud (Charis Books, 2002).

Erasmo Leiva-Merikakis. Fire of Mercy, Heart of the Word (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1996).

Rawley Myers. The Saints Show Us Christ (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1996).

John Henry Newman. Prayers, Verses, and Devotions (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1989).

M. Basil Pennington. Lectio Divina: Renewing the Ancient Practice of Praying the Scriptures (New York: Crossroad Publishing, 1998).

Frank Sheed. To Know Christ Jesus (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1992).

Fulton Sheen. The Life of Christ (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1958).

Adrienne von Speyr. The World of Prayer (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1985).

Adrienne von Speyr. With God and With Men: Prayers (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1995).

Catechism of the Catholic Church.

Catholic Study Bible.

David Currie. Born Fundamentalist, Born Again Catholic (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1996).

The Essential Catholic Handbook: A Summary of Beliefs, Practices, and Prayers (Liguori: Liguori Publications, 2004).

Fr. Henry Graham. Where We Got the Bible (Tan Books & Publishers, 2004).

Thomas Howard. On Being Catholic (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1997).

Kevin Orlin Johnson. Why Do Catholics Do That? A Guide to the Teachings and Practices of the Catholic Church (New York: Ballantine Books, 1994).

Karl Keating. Catholicism and Fundamentalism: The Attack on ‘Romanism’ by Bible Christians (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1988).

Al Kresta. Why Do Catholics Genuflect? (Charis Books, 2001).

C.S. Lewis. Mere Christianity (San Francisco: Harper, 2001).

Steve Ray. Crossing the Tiber (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1997).

George Weigel. Letters to a Young Catholic (Cambridge: Perseus Books Group, 2005).

Written by Pope John Paul II:

Letter to Artists (1999).

Letter to Families (1994).

Letter to Women (1995).

On the Relationship between Faith and Reason (Fides et Ratio), 1998.

The Role of the Christian Family in the Modern World (Familiaris Consortio), 1981.

About Pope John Paul II:

George Weigel. Witness to Hope (New York: Harper Collins, 1999).

On Video:

Witness to Hope. (This is an outstanding video adaptation of Weigel’s book.)