Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta


Theology On Tap Begins With ‘Human’ Film

Published June 10, 2010

A viewing of the film “The Human Experience” and a discussion with its producers kicks off the “Six Pack Summer Series,” put on by the Young Adult Ministry of the Atlanta Archdiocese.

The speaker and discussion series is part of the Theology on Tap program, casual gatherings of faithful and questioning young adults set up to meet in local bars and chat about being Catholic.

The first of the Wednesday series is the documentary “The Human Experience,” which follows brothers as they sleep with the homeless in New York, visit with lepers in Ghana, Africa, and other less fortunate people around the world.

On Wednesday, June 16, the movie is being shown at Atlanta’s The Plaza Theater, 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave., then the discussion moves to Manuel’s Tavern, the well-known watering hole nearby at 602 N. Highland Ave.

The $10 tickets must be purchased ahead of time at or at The movie starts at 7 p.m.

Matthew Ludwikowski is leading the discussion about “Drink coffee. Do good.” The conversation, on Wednesday, June 23, focuses on “redemption through coffee.” He works for Land of a Thousand Hills, a Roswell company that sells coffee from Rwanda and directs a share of its profits to microloans used for jobs, bicycles and investments in the African country. The talk is at Taco Mac—Prado Location, 5600 Roswell Road, Atlanta.

All the programs begin at 7 p.m. with the opportunity for dinner; the speaker starts at 7:30 p.m. The social begins at

9 p.m. There is a $5 cover at the door.

Others speakers include:

  • Deacon Dennis Dorner with “Speak the Faith” on Wed., June 30, at Cheyenne Grill, 2391 Peachtree Road, Atlanta.
  • Michael Okuto with “A Legend, A Liar, A Lunatic or Lord: The Case for Christ in a Pluralistic Society” on Wed., July 7, at Taco Mac—Prado Location, 5600 Roswell Road, Atlanta.
  • Father Jimmy Adams with “Living the Paschal Mystery as Young Adults in the 21st Century” on Wed., July 14, at Cheyenne Grill, 2391 Peachtree Road, Atlanta.
  • Father Brian Higgins with “What NOT to Fear” on Wed., July 21, at Taco Mac—Prado Location, 5600 Roswell Road, Atlanta.