Thursday, September 29, 2011

Great Moments in Church History

1.
Program Name:
From Christ to Constantine
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Series Name:
Great Moments in Church History
Host:
Fr. C. John McCloskey w/ Harry Crocker
Date Produced:
4/25/2003
Description:
Beginning with the Descent of the Holy Spirit at the first Pentacost, Harry Crocker explains the early history of the Church. The dramatic growth of the Church is dealt with in this episdoe, from a persecuted underground Church under the 1st and 2nd Century Roman Emporors, to the ultimate acceptance of the Catholic Faith by Emporor Constantine.


2.
Program Name:
The Christian Empire and the Barbarian Invasion
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Series Name:
Great Moments in Church History
Host:
Fr. C. John McCloskey w/ Harry Crocker
Date Produced:
4/25/2003
Description:
Now that the Church has been accepted by the Roman Empire, the problem of the Barbarian Invasion is dealt with. The influence of the Barbarians on the Christians, and of the Christians on the Barbarians is among the many subjects discussed.


3.
Program Name:
Beginning of the Middle Ages
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Series Name:
Great Moments in Church History
Host:
Fr. C. John McCloskey w/ Harry Crocker
Date Produced:
4/25/2003
Description:
In a time that many consider to be “dark”, the Catholic Church preserved the treasures of humanity. Monestaries were centers of learning, and monks copied the great works of art and science so that we have access to them, even today. Also, some of the great Gothic Churches were built during this perioud of Church History.


4.
Program Name:
The Crusades
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Series Name:
Great Moments in Church History
Host:
Fr. C. John McCloskey w/ Harry Crocker
Date Produced:
4/25/2003
Description:
The real causes of the Crusades are addressed in this episode. Tales of the quests to recapture the Holy Land for Christendom are exciting tales of chivalry—a virtue very much lacking in today’s culture.


5.
Program Name:
The Late Middle Ages and the Renaissance
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Series Name:
Great Moments in Church History
Host:
Fr. C. John McCloskey w/ Harry Crocker
Date Produced:
4/25/2003
Description:
Advances in science and art marked the end of the Middle Ages. The Renaissance brought new interest in the philosophies of the ancient Greeks. Unfortunately, some men, impressed with their own abilities, began to feel that God was not necessary.


6.
Program Name:
The Protestant Revolt
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Series Name:
Great Moments in Church History
Host:
Fr. C. John McCloskey w/ Harry Crocker
Date Produced:
4/25/2003
Description:
Commonly called the Protestant Reformation, Harry Crocker explains how it was really a Deformation of the true Faith. Reformers who were outraged by real abuses, took it upon themselves to reject the Catholic Faith as it had been handed down from the Apostles. Martin Luther was the key player in the Protestant Revolt.


7.
Program Name:
Henry VIII's Revolt and the Counter-Reformation
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Series Name:
Great Moments in Church History
Host:
Fr. C. John McCloskey w/ Harry Crocker
Date Produced:
4/25/2003
Description:
The Protestant Revot spreads to England when Henry VIII decides to break from the Catholic Church. Meanwhile, on the continent, the Catholic Bishops meet in Trent for an Ecumenical Council. Among the historic figues discussed are St. Thomas More and St. John Fisher.


8.
Program Name:
The Church Versus the Total State and Revolution
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Series Name:
Great Moments in Church History
Host:
Fr. C. John McCloskey w/ Harry Crocker
Date Produced:
4/25/2003
Description:
France, often called the Eldest Daughter of the Church, becomes one of the Church’s chief enemies. The French Revolution, seen by mainstreem historians as a mile marker in human freedom, brought with it a rejection of the Divine and Catholic Faith. Where did the revolutionaries go wrong?


9.
Program Name:
The Church in the United States
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Series Name:
Great Moments in Church History
Host:
Fr. C. John McCloskey w/ Harry Crocker
Date Produced:
4/25/2003
Description:
The first Catholic Diocese in the New World was in St. Augustine, Florida. Soon afterward, the colony of Maryland was founded specifically as a refuge for Catholics. Some of the signers of the Declaration of Independence were prominent Catholic Gentleman, though Catholics have not always been welcome by all parties in the U.S.


10.
Program Name:
The 19th Century Catholic Revival
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Series Name:
Great Moments in Church History
Host:
Fr. C. John McCloskey w/ Harry Crocker
Date Produced:
4/25/2003
Description:
With the relaxation of the laws against Catholics in England, there came a Catholic cultural revival. Harry Crocker and Fr. McCloskey discuss this revival, and its influence on various historic figues, such as John Henry Cardinal Newman.


11.
Program Name:
The Century of Martyrs
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Series Name:
Great Moments in Church History
Host:
Fr. C. John McCloskey w/ Harry Crocker
Date Produced:
4/25/2003
Description:
Millions of people being murdered for being Catholic—It sounds like 1st Century Rome, but in fact, the 20th Century was the bloodiest century for the Church. Catholics were killed and persecuted for their faith by the Nazis, Russian and Chinese Communists and in Sudan.

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