Why We Believe

Why We Believe: Answering Common Questions about the Catholic Faith (8 week series) led by Dr. Brant Pitre


Both groups will be hybrid, with the option of participating in person at the
Holy Trinity Parish Center OR online via Zoom.*
OPTION 2: Friday mornings– 9:00-10:45 AM
January 22nd-March 12th

Week 1: Does God Exist? How can we know it?
Week 2: Is Jesus God? Did Jesus claim to be God? And why should we believe Him?
Week 3: Peter and the Papacy? Did Jesus establish the Catholic Church? What is the historical evidence?
Week 4: How Did We Get the Bible? From where did the Bible come? Who decided which books got in and which didn’t?
Week 5: Is the Eucharist Jesus’s Real Presence? What does the Bible teach about
Jesus’s Real Presence in the Eucharist?
Week 6: Why Confess to a Priest? Did Jesus arrange for us to confess our sins to a priest of the new covenant?
Week 7: Do Catholics Worship Mary? What does the Bible teach about her?
Week 8: Purgatory and Prayers for the Dead? Where is Purgatory in the Bible? Why do Catholics pray for the dead?