94. How to access the programs


The entire Audiobook, forty-four programs, can be listened to from any iPad, iPhone or iPod touch by clicking  Gerald R. Schmidt's A Leisurely Walk Thru the Catechism of the Catholic Church . The first nine programs can also be downloaded from this page. 

Due to popular demand, entire audiobook is still available in mp3 format on one DVD. To obtain the DVD, send $30.00 ($27.00 for the disk and $3.00 for postage and handling within the 50 states) to: 
 
Gerry Schmidt
5201 Atlantic Blvd., #265
Jacksonville, Florida 32207-2479.
 
The audiobook is the result of several years of work, explaining the Catechism of the Catholic Church with personal illustrations from my life (born 1937).  The audiobook is offered to you with the goal of creating a Catholic laity that knows its faith and will be equipped to go out and win the world for Christ.

Here is a brief description of each program:

Program 1 tells How to Use the Catechism.  This is an extremely important program, and should not be by-passed.  It also gives a Prologue before going into PART I.  Pages 1-11.

 

Program 2 begins PART I: THE PROFESSION OF FAITH: THE CREEDS.  Chapter 1 describes Man’s Yearning for God, a movement directed upward from earth.  Chapter 2 shows God’s Response to This Yearning: Revelation and Tradition.  The movement is now downward from God.  Pages 13-29.

 

Program 3 continues God’s Response to This Yearning: Sacred Scripture.  Includes Inspiration and the Canon of Scripture.  Pages 30-37.

 

Program 4 covers Man’s Response to God’s Overture to Him.  The movement is now upward again.  Then a beginning is made of a study of the 12 Articles of the Apostles’ Creed.  Article 1I Believe in God the Father Almighty, Creator of Heaven and Earth.  Pages 39-54. 

 

Program 5 continues a study of Article 1 of the Apostles’ Creed: I Believe in God the Father Almighty, Creator of Heaven and Earth.  Pages 55-69.

 

Program 6 continues a study of Article 1 of the Apostles’ Creed: I Believe in God the Father Almighty, Creator of Heaven and Earth.  Pages 71-85.

 

Program 7 finishes a study of Article 1 of the Apostles’ Creed: I Believe in God the Father Almighty, Creator of Heaven and Earth.  Man, His Fall, the Fall of the Angels, Original Sin.  Pages 87-104.

 

Program 8 studies Article 2 of the Apostles’ Creed:  I Believe in Jesus Christ, His Only Son, Our Lord.  And Article 3:  He Was Conceived by the Power of the Holy Spirit, and Was Born of the Virgin Mary.  Pages 106-121.

 

Program 9 continues a study of Article 3:  He Was Conceived by the Power of the Holy Spirit, and Was Born of the Virgin Mary.  Pages 122-141.

 

Program 10 studies Article 4 of the Apostles’ Creed:  He Suffered under Pontius Pilate, Was Crucified, Died and Was Buried.  Pages 141-161.

 

Program 11 studies Articles 5, 6, and 7 of the Apostles’ Creed:  He Descended into Hell;  on the Third Day He Rose again.  He Ascended into Heaven and is Seated at the Right Hand of the Father.  and Thence He will Come Again to Judge the Living and the Dead.  Pages 162-179.

 

Program 12 deals with Article 8 of the Apostles Creed: I Believe in the Holy Spirit.  Pages 180-196.

 

Program 13 begins a discussion of Article 9 of the Apostles Creed:  I Believe in the Holy Catholic Church.  Pages 197-212.

 

Program 14 continues a discussion of Article 9 of the Apostles Creed:  I Believe in the Holy Catholic Church.  The 4 Marks of the Church: One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic.  Pages 212-220.

 

Program 15 continues a discussion of Article 9 of the Apostles Creed:  I Believe in the Holy Catholic Church.  Hierarchy, Laity, Consecrated Life.  Pages 227-242.

 

Program 16 continues Article 9 of the Apostles’ Creed:  I Believe in the Holy Catholic Church, and explains the Communion of Saints and the Role of Mary.  It unpacks Article 10I Believe in the Forgiveness of Sins.  Pages 242-257.

 

Program 17 deals with Articles 11 & 12 of the Apostles’ Creed:  I Believe in the Resurrection of the body, and Life Everlasting.  Pages 258-269.

 

Program 18 begins PART II of the Catechism: The CELEBRATION OF THE CHRISTIAN MYSTERY: THE SACRAMENTS.  It gives a general discussion of Liturgy by way of prologue.  (The Sacraments are part of the Church’s Liturgy.)  Pages 271-288.

 

Program 19 continues PART II of the Catechism:   The CELEBRATION OF THE CHRISTIAN MYSTERY: THE SACRAMENTS.  It looks at the idea of Sacraments from several viewpoints before going into the 7 of them in detail.  Pages 289-296.

 

Program 20 continues PART II of the Catechism:   The CELEBRATION OF THE CHRISTIAN MYSTERY: THE SACRAMENTS.  It begins discussing the Sacrament of Baptism.  Pages 301-313. 

 

Program 21 continues discussing Baptism and begins Confirmation.  Pages 315-327.

 

Program 22 continues discussing the Sacrament of Confirmation and begins the Eucharist.  Pages 330-346.

 

Program 23 continues discussing the Sacrament of the Eucharist and begins the Sacrament of Penance/Reconciliation.  Pages 346-362.

 

Program 24 continues discussing  Penance/Reconciliation

and begins the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick.  Pages 362-378.

 

Program 25 continues discussing the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick and begins the Sacrament of Holy Orders.  Pages 378-393.

 

Program 26 continues discussing the Sacrament of Holy Orders and begins the Sacrament of Matrimony.  Pages 394-406. 

 

Program 27 continues discussing the Sacrament of Matrimony and covers Sacramentals and Christian Funerals.  Pages 409-421. 

 

Program 28 begins PART III of the Catechism:  LIFE IN CHRIST: THE COMMANDMENTS.  Pages 424-437.

 

Program 29 discusses ConscienceHuman VirtuesTheological Virtuesthe Gifts and Fruits of the Holy Spirit.  Pages 438-446.

 

Program 30 discusses Sin and the Person and Society.  Pages 450-462.

 

Program 31 discusses Man’s Participation in Social LifeSocial Justice and the Moral Law, as a build-up to a discussion of the 10 Commandments.  Pages 463-476.

 

Program 32 discusses Grace and Justification.  This was an area of hot contention between Catholics and Protestants.  and Why the Church Is Our Mother and Teacher.  Pages 477-490.

 

Program 33  continues discussing Why the Church Is Our Mother and Teacher and begins on the First Commandment:  I Am the Lord Thy God.  Thou Shalt Have no Strange gods before Me.  Pages 491-505.

 

Program 34 continues discussing the First Commandment:  I Am the Lord Thy God.  Thou Shalt Have no Strange gods before Meand covers the Second:  Thou Shalt not Take the Name of the Lord Thy God in Vain.

Pages 508-522.

 

Program 35 covers the Third and Fourth Commandments:  Remember to Keep Holy the Sabbath Day, and Honor Thy Father and Mother.  Pages 523-540.

 

Program 36 covers the Fifth Commandment:  Thou Shalt not Kill.  Pages 540-553.

 

Program 37 continues on the Fifth Commandment:  Thou Shalt not Kill and begins on the Sixth Commandment:  Thou Shalt not Commit Adultery.  Pages 553-566.

 

Program 38 continues on the Sixth Commandment:  Thou Shalt not Commit Adultery and begins on the Seventh Commandment:  Thou Shalt not Steal.    Pages 566-579.

 

Program 39 continues on the Seventh Commandment:   Thou Shalt not Steal and begins on the Eighth Commandment:  Thou Shalt not Bear False Witness against Thy Neighbor.  Pages 579-594.

 

Program 40 continues on the Eighth Commandment:  Thou Shalt not Bear False Witness against Thy Neighbor and covers the Ninth and Tenth Commandments:  Thou Shalt not Covet Thy Neighbor’s Wife or His Goods, and begins PART IV of the Catechism:  CHRISTIAN PRAYER.  Pages 596-613.   

 

Program 41 continues PART IV of the Catechism:  CHRISTIAN PRAYER.  It contrasts Prayer in the Old Testament and Prayer in the Age of the Church.  Pages 616-632.

 

Program 42 continues PART IV of the Catechism:  CHRISTIAN PRAYERIntercessionThanksgivingPraiseVocal PrayerMeditation and Contemplative Prayer.  Pages 633-649.    

 

Program 43 continues PART IV of the Catechism:  CHRISTIAN PRAYER.  It begins a general discussion of the Our Father.  Pages 650-668.

 

Program 44 continues PART IV of the Catechism:  CHRISTIAN PRAYER.  It covers the seven petitions of the Our Father.  Pages 670-687.


Below are the first nine Programs.

 

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