Belton, Jacob

Mr. Jacob Belton

Possible Talks (descriptions below): Marriage in Church and Society; Vatican II: the rest of the story; Theology of the Body for Adults; Death and Dying: a Catholic perspective; Breathing with Both Lungs: The Catholic Eastern Churches

A sample of Mr. Belton’s topics:

  • Sacraments
  • Liturgy
  • Morality
  • Spiritual Theology
  • Prayer
  • Old Testament
  • New Testament
  • Church History
  • Ecclesiology
  • Church Documents
  • Ministry to the Sick and Home Bound

 

Speaker's Bio: Jacob Belton works for Via Christi Health in the Chaplain Services department. He has been involved in health care in various ways for over a decade but has served the sick, aging and dying as a lay chaplain for the last 3 years. Jacob completed his MA in pastoral theology from Saint Joseph's College of Maine as part of his training and preparation to become a lay chaplain. A native of Wichita, Jacob studied music at Wichita State University where he met his wife Kelly. The spirituality of their 'domestic church' is heavily influenced by the traditions of the Eastern Catholic Churches. Jacob and his wife have 4 children and are active in their parish, St. John's Clonmel.

 

Title

Topic/Description

# of Class Periods

Length of each Class Period

1.

Marriage in Church and Society

covering a wide range of topics including, the sacrament itself, contraception, and homosexuality

1-5 or more if needed

1 Hour (Flexable)

2.

Vatican II: the rest of the story

a look at some of the minor documents focusing on the structure of the church and the role of the laity.

1-5 or more if needed

1 Hour (Flexable)

3.

Theology of the Body for Adults

not just a chastity talk for teens, John Paul II's vision is important for all adults, married or single.

1-5 or more if needed

1 Hour (Flexable)

4.

Death and Dying: a Catholic perspective

covering a wide range of topics including, medical ethics, euthanasia, society, and spirituality

1-5 or more if needed

1 Hour (Flexable)

5.

Breathing with Both Lungs: The

Catholic Eastern Churches

An overview of the history, spirituality, and traditions of the eastern rites in union with Rome

1-5 or more if needed

1 Hour (Flexable)