J C PORTO
J C Porto is the author of several Catholic and Christian Apologetic books, including The Mass, which has become one of the best books about questions about the Catholic Mass. His books are written in a bite-size, conveniently organized collection of all the essential information needed for lay Catholics and Christians to understand and practice faith.
His series of books under the title A Guy in the Pews, are filled with answers to questions that sometimes we may be too embarrassed to ask or just wanting to know how the Catholic Faith now deals with day-to-day living. J C concentrates on objections many have about Catholic teachings and tackles current issues while presenting the information supported by a ton of Biblical and historical data.
The son of mathematics teachers and immigrants to the United States, J C was raised under the tutelage of the Marist Catholic School brothers who follow the spiritual and charism of St. Marcellin Champagnat.
After serving twenty years in the U.S. Air Force clandestine service, J C began and retired from a career with The Military Defender, a law firm dedicated to supporting and defending unique and compartmentalized judicial cases.
J C is active at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, d'Iberville, MS., serving as the parish Liturgy Director, lector, Extra Ordinary Eucharistic Minister, Sacristan, and is a Knight of Columbus of the 3rd and 4th Degree. He also teaches to RCIA candidates and lectures.
J C's latest book, 10 Critical Moments in the Catholic Religion, Defining Moments in its Tumultuous History, explores a brief compendium of merits and faults of the Catholic Faith.
1 November 2022: A Guy in the Pews, Volume 2
1 February 2023: Critical Moments in the History of the Catholic Church.
26 April 2022: A Guy in the Pews, Volume 1, ebook on Amazon Kindle release.
1 May 2022: Pre-sales release of A Guy in the Pews, Volume 1, on Amazon.
1 April 2023: A Guy in the Pews, Volume 3
1 July 2023: A Guy in the Pews, Volume 4
Monday, December 12th, 2022
Saint Vincent de Paul Antique & Thrift Store
2200 A Bienville Blvd.
Ocean Springs, MS
Monday 1 - 4 pm
Feb 5, 2023: Lecture on The People of God, Sacred Heart Church, d'Iberville, MS.
Feb 12, 2023: The Early Church - Church History, Sacred Heart Church, d'Iberville, MS.
October 29 & 30, 2022
St. Joseph Catholic Church
12290 Depew Rd, Gulfport, MS 39503
Annual Craft Show
Saturday 9-6 pm
Sunday 9-6 pm
November 19 & 20, 2022
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church
4900 Riley Road, Ocean Springs, MS 39564
Saturday 1-6 pm
Sunday 8:30-1 pm
“A CONCISED, EASY-TO READ AND UNDERSTAND EXPLANATION OF THE CATHOLIC MASS"
REV. DOMINIC PHAM, PASTOR, SACRED HEART CHURCH, D'IBRERVILLE, MS
“AL ANSWERS THE TOUGH QUESTIONS IN TODAY'S CATHOLIC FAITH"
LARRY TABOR, RETIRED USAF
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