Authority: The Foundation For Apologetics


We will explore the early formation of the authoritative Magisterium of the Catholic Church, Apostolic succession, and the continuing need for apologetics in the Church today.  We will consider these important topics:

•         What is the Magisterium?
•         What is Sacred Tradition?
•         What is Apologetics?
•         Why do we need apologetics in the Church today?
•         Who has God-given authority to teach the Christian faith today?
•         And more!


Jim Blackburn is a cradle Catholic who was born and raised in Illinois. After graduating from Southern Illinois University, Jim ran his own brokerage firm for twelve years. During that time, he studied Catholicism and other faiths,...