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July 30, 2009

Be Not Afraid! Bringing Faith into our Society

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Office for Youth and Young Adults will host the ninth annual Theology on Tap Series for young adults in their 20's and 30's beginning Thursday, August 6 and continuing for four consecutive weeks.

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
The Catholic Philopatrian Institute
1923 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19103


Thursday, August 6
Cloning and Human Embryos: Is there a moral problem?
Scheduled Speaker: Fr. Tad Pacholczyk, Ph.D

Thursday, August 13
Faith and Finances: Putting your money where your Faith is
Scheduled Speaker: Stephen Tulli, Assistant VP of Merrill Lynch

Thursday, August 20
Why do Catholics do that? Q&A Panel
Scheduled Speakers: Fr. Jeffrey Rott, Parochial Vicar, St. Simon and Jude, Sr. Danielle Teti, IHM, Dominic Lombardi, Director, Family Life Office for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and Jared Haselbarth, Assistant Academic Dean for the Religious Studies Division of St. Charles Seminary

Thursday, August 27
Living for God in a godless society: Bringing the Fire of God's Love to the world
Scheduled Speaker: Kathleen McCarthy, President of In His Sign Radio Network

Program Schedule:
7:00 - 7:10 Welcome and Introduction
7:10 - 8:05 Opening Prayer and First Portion of the Presentation
8:05 - 8:15 Ten Minute Break
8:15 - 8:55 Second Portion of the Presentation
8:55 - 9:00 Closing and Thank You

Each session will feature an engaging presentation and open-ended discussion led by a dynamic speaker on a topic relevant to young adult Catholic's in today's world. Between 100 and 200 young adults are expected to attend each session. Admission is free and open to the public.


Editor's Note: For more information on Theology on Tap and the Office for Youth and Young Adults please call 215-965-4636 or visit

Bonnie Olinger
Communications Assistant

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