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Mann, Stephanie

Stephanie MannMrs. Stephanie Mann

Sample Talks (descriptions below): Basic Marian Doctrines, Blessed John Henry Newman, Conscience and Authority, The English Reformation, The Protestant Reformation, The Counter or Catholic Reformation

A sample of Stephanie’s topics:

  • Creed
  • Sacraments
  • Liturgy
  • Spiritual Theology
  • Church History
  • Mariology
  • Ecclesiology
  • Christology
  • Hagiography
  • Apologetics
  • Catholic Authors

Speaker's Bio: Stephanie A. Mann attended the School of the Magdalen and Kapaun-Mount Carmel High School. She is the author of "Supremacy and Survival: How Catholics Endured the English Reformation," and earned Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in English Language and Literature from Wichita State University. She has written for OSV's "The Catholic Answer Magazine", "Homiletic & Pastoral Review", "First Things", "The Catholic Exchange" and "Pray the Mass". In addition to giving many interviews on the English Reformation and the Catholic Martyrs of England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland on "Kresta in the Afternoon", EWTN's "The Good Fight," "EWTN Live", "EWTN Bookmark", and the "Son Rise Morning Show", she has hosted her own weekly radio show, "The English Reformation Today" on Radio Maria US. Stephanie blogs at www.supremacyandsurvival.blogspot.com

*Stephanie is a published author: "Supremacy and Survival: How Catholics Endured the English Reformation" published by Scepter of New York: New York in 2009 and reprinted in 2010: if she is invited to give talks based on her book she would also want the opportunity to sell her book.

 

Title

Topic/Description

Format

Duration

1.

Basic Marian Doctrines

Overview for RCIA: four Catholic teachings on the Blessed Virgin Mary

one to two classes

1 hour

2.

Blessed John Henry Newman, Conscience, and Authority*

I can give various presentations on Blessed John Henry Newman--his teaching on conscience, etc.

as needed

1 to 6 hours

3.

The English Reformation*

Focus on narrative or on topics: martyrs, the mission, religious freedom, etc

as needed

1 to 2 hours

4.

The Protestant Reformation*

Outline of major trends: Luther, Calvin, Zwingli, et al

as needed

1 to 2 hours

5.

The Counter or Catholic Reformation*

The Catholic Reformation; the Council of Trent; great reformers and saints of the 17th century

as needed

1 to 2 hours


About Us

The Catholic Diocese of Wichita was erected in 1887 from the Diocese of Leavenworth. The document establishing the Wichita diocese was issued by Pope Leo XIII. At that time there were 16 priests in charge of churches, and 23 churches attended as missions and nine parochial schools.

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As the second largest school system in Sedgwick County and the ninth largest in Kansas, the 39 Catholic schools of the Diocese of Wichita serve nearly 11,000 students in both urban and rural areas. What distinguishes Catholic schools is our mission to form disciples of Jesus Christ. This formation is fostered daily by teachers, prayer, worship, infusion of religious values into curriculum and activities, and apostolic service.

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The mission of the Office of Faith Formation is to provide resources, training, policy guidance and oversight for catechetical, missionary and youth ministries for children, youth and young adults ages preschool through college in parishes and institutions throughout the diocese in a non-school setting.

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The Lord’s Diner, an office of the Catholic Diocese of Wichita, provides a meal seven days a week, 365 days a year. The mission is achieved in a spirit of compassion and respect through cooperative efforts with people of all faiths, businesses and organizations in the community by gifts of time, talent and treasure.

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