The Invitation to Radical Love – Deacon Omar Gutierrez and Kris McGregor Discerning Hearts Special Podcast


Join Deacon Omar F. A. Gutierrez and Kris McGregor as they discuss the events of the global Coronavirus pandemic of 2020.  They discuss how this affects the family, the value of life, and the lessons it brings. We discuss the liturgical life of the Church during Holy Week and how we might be able to enter into this sacred period in these challenging days.
Deacon Omar Gutiérrez is the President and co-Founder of the Evangelium Institute as well as the Director of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith in the Archdiocese of Omaha. An alumnus of Franciscan University, the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome and the University of Dallas, he has an MA in Theology and has been published in a number of print and online magazines and newspapers including the National Catholic Register and The Catholic Voice. His book, The Urging of Christ’s Love: The Saints and the Social Teaching of the Catholic Church was published in 2013, and he has a program on Catholic Social Teaching through DiscerningHearts.com which is aired on the Spirit Catholic Radio Network.

RN39 – “Pastoral Action – What it looks like” – Compendium of Social Doctrine ch. 12 pt.1 w/ Deacon Omar Gutierrez podcast

Omar Gutierrez Catholic Social Teaching Episode 39- Regnum Novum: Bringing forth the New Evangelization through Catholic Social Teaching with Omar Gutierrez – We continue the study of the “Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church”  Chapter 12 “Social Doctrine and Ecclesial Action”

CHAPTER TWELVE
SOCIAL DOCTRINE AND ECCLESIAL ACTION

I. PASTORAL ACTION IN THE SOCIAL FIELD
a. 
Social doctrine and the inculturation of faith
b. 
Social doctrine and social pastoral activity
c. 
Social doctrine and formation
d. 
Promoting dialogue
e. 
The subjects of social pastoral activity

 

 

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RN38 – “Promotion of Peace” in the Compendium of Social Doctrine Ch 11 w/ Deacon Omar Gutierrez podcast

Omar Gutierrez Catholic Social Teaching Episode 38- Regnum Novum: Bringing forth the New Evangelization through Catholic Social Teaching with Omar Gutierrez – We continue the study of the “Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church”  Chapter 11 “Promotion of Peace”

CHAPTER ELEVEN
THE PROMOTION OF PEACE

I. BIBLICAL ASPECTS

II. PEACE: THE FRUIT OF JUSTICE AND LOVE

III. THE FAILURE OF PEACE: WAR
a. 
Legitimate defense
b. 
Defending peace
c. 
The duty to protect the innocent
d. 
Measures against those who threaten peace
e. 
Disarmament
f. 
The condemnation of terrorism

IV. THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE CHURCH TO PEACE

 

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RN37 – “Safeguarding the Environment” in the Compendium of Social Doctrine Ch 9 w/ Deacon Omar Gutierrez podcast

Omar Gutierrez  Catholic Social Teaching Episode 37- Regnum Novum: Bringing forth the New Evangelization through Catholic Social Teaching with Omar Gutierrez – We continue the study of the “Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church”  Chapter 10 “Safeguarding the Environment”

CHAPTER TEN
SAFEGUARDING THE ENVIRONMENT

I. BIBLICAL ASPECTS

II. MAN AND THE UNIVERSE OF CREATED THINGS

III. THE CRISIS IN THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MAN AND THE ENVIRONMENT

IV. A COMMON RESPONSIBILITY
a. 
The environment, a collective good
b. 
The use of biotechnology
c. 
The environment and the sharing of goods 
d. 
New lifestyles

 

 

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RN36 – “The International Community” in the Compendium of Social Doctrine Chap 9 with Deacon Omar Gutierrez podcast

gutierrez-headEpisode 36- Regnum Novum: Bringing forth the New Evangelization through Catholic Social Teaching with Omar Gutierrez – We continue the study of the “Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church”  Chapter 9 “The International Community”

CHAPTER NINE
THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY

I. BIBLICAL ASPECTS
a. 
Unity of the human family
b. 
Jesus Christ, prototype and foundation of the new humanity
c. 
The universal vocation of Christianity

II. THE FUNDAMENTAL RULES OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY
a. 
The international community and values b. Relations based on harmony between the juridical and moral orders

III. THE ORGANIZATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY
a. 
The value of international organizations
b. 
The juridical personality of the Holy See

IV. INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION FOR DEVELOPMENT
a. 
Cooperation to guarantee the right to development
b. 
The fight against poverty
c. 
Foreign debt

 

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RN35 – “The Political Community” in the Compendium of Social Doctrine Chap 8 part 2 with Deacon Omar Gutierrez podcast

gutierrez-headEpisode 35- Regnum Novum: Bringing forth the New Evangelization through Catholic Social Teaching with Omar Gutierrez -We continue the study of the “Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church”  Chapter 8 – part 2 The Political Community.  What influences the “political community”?  What is “religious freedom”

CHAPTER EIGHT
THE POLITICAL COMMUNITY

IV. THE DEMOCRATIC SYSTEM
a. 
Values and democracy
b. 
Institutions and democracy
c. 
Moral components of political representation
d. 
Instruments for political participation
e. 
Information and democracy

V. THE POLITICAL COMMUNITY AT THE SERVICE OF CIVIL SOCIETY
a. 
Value of civil society
b. 
Priority of civil society
c. 
Application of the principle of subsidiarity

VI. THE STATE AND RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES
A. Religious freedom, a fundamental human right
B. The Catholic Church and the political community

a. Autonomy and independence
b. 
Cooperation

 

 

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RN34 – “The Political Community” in the Compendium of Social Doctrine Chap 8 part 1 with Deacon Omar Gutierrez podcast

gutierrez-headEpisode 34- Regnum Novum: Bringing forth the New Evangelization through Catholic Social Teaching with Omar Gutierrez – We continue the study of the “Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church”  Chapter 8 – part 1 The Political Community.  What is the biblical basis for this social teaching?  What is the purpose of the political community?  What is the basis for morally legitimate authority?

CHAPTER EIGHT
THE POLITICAL COMMUNITY

I. BIBLICAL ASPECTS
a. 
God’s dominion
b. 
Jesus and political authority
c. 
The early Christian communities

II. FOUNDATION AND PURPOSE OF THE POLITICAL COMMUNITY
a. 
Political community, the human person and a people
b. 
Defending and promoting human rights
c. 
Social life based on civil friendship

III. POLITICAL AUTHORITY
a. 
The foundation of political authority
b. 
Authority as moral force

 

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RN31 – “The Right to Work” in the Compendium of Social Doctrine Chap 6 with Deacon Omar Gutierrez podcast

gutierrez-headEpisode 31- We continue the study of the “Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church”  Chapter 6 – The Right to Work – Human Work

CHAPTER SIX
HUMAN WORK

V. THE RIGHT TO WORK
a. 
Work is necessary
b. 
The role of the State and civil society in promoting the right to work
c. 
The family and the right to work
d. 
Women and the right to work
e. 
Child labor
f. 
Immigration and work
g. 
The world of agriculture and the right to work

 

We live at a very special time. The confluence of many things has brought forth the clear need to be able to articulate the Social Teaching of the Catholic Church in a way that is accessible and applicable. This is not to be an effort where high-minded theories are to be bandied about. Rather, this is a time of opportunity wherein we can apply the Social Doctrine to the concrete so as to bring about a New Kingdom, a Revolution. – Omar G.

 

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RN30 -“The Dignity of Work” in the Compendium of Social Doctrine Chap 6 – Regnum Novum w/ Omar Gutierrez

We continue the study of the “Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church”  Chapter 6 – Human Work

 

CHAPTER SIX
HUMAN WORK

I. BIBLICAL ASPECTS
a. 
The duty to cultivate and care for the earth
b. 
Jesus, a man of work
c. 
The duty to work

II. THE PROPHETIC VALUE OF “RERUM NOVARUM”

III. THE DIGNITY OF WORK
a. 
The subjective and objective dimensions of work
b. 
The relationship between labour and capital
c. 
Work, the right to participate
d. 
The relationship between labour and private property
e. 
Rest from work

We live at a very special time. The confluence of many things has brought forth the clear need to be able to articulate the Social Teaching of the Catholic Church in a way that is accessible and applicable. This is not to be an effort where high-minded theories are to be bandied about. Rather, this is a time of opportunity wherein we can apply the Social Doctrine to the concrete so as to bring about a New Kingdom, a Revolution. – Omar G.

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