Samour, Jake

Mr. Jake Samour

Sample Talks (descriptions below): Called to Love; Preparation for Marriage; The Sacrament of Marriage; Theology of the Body

A sample of Jake’s topics:

  • Creed
  • Sacraments
  • Morality
  • Catholic Authors
  • Marriage and Family
  • Sexuality
  • Prayer
  • New Testament
  • Catechetics
  • Youth Minsitry
  • Virtues
  • Mariology
  • Christology
  • Apologetics
  • Church Documents

Speaker's Bio: Jake Samour, M.T.S., is the Director for the Office of Marriage and Family Life for the Catholic Diocese of Wichita. Prior to his current position, Jake was the director of the Office of Marriage, Family Life and Natural Family Planning of the Archdiocese of San Antonio for six years. He is originally from El Salvador, and emigrated from there 34 years ago with his family. His background is in engineering, which precedes a personal call to ministry to work with Hispanic youth and young adults. Jake received a master's degree in theology from the John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family Life in Washington, DC and is currently enrolled in a doctor of ministry program at Oblate School of Theology with a projected graduation date of May, 2015. Jake and his wife Ramie have three children.

 

Title

Topic/Description

Format

Duration

1.

Called to Love

A study of who the human person is, the desire for happiness and the role of love & sexuality therein

1 class

2 hours

2.

Preparation for Marriage

This course will consider dating and engagement periods as formative stages for a great marriage

3 classes

2 hours

3.

The Sacrament of Marriage

A study to explore the meaning, gifts and   implications of the Sacrament of marriage

2 classes

2 hours

4.

Theology of the Body

A study of the Holy Father's catechesis, his methodology, together with his work and his vision

6 classes

2 hours