Nov 14 | Love is the Author with Eliot Morris

Love Is the Author with Eliot Morris

Part of our Truth, Beauty, and Goodness Series

Come join us for the next Theology on Tap! Singer/songwriter Eliot Morris will share his music and his Faith with us.

Topic: Love is the Author with Eliot Morris
Time: 6:30 PM
Date: Monday, November 14
Place: East Tapas & Drinks, 6069 Park Ave, Memphis, TN 38119

About our Speaker…

eliot_head_shotEliot Morris is Eliot Morris is a gifted singer and songwriter who shares his talents for a greater purpose. He has met and toured with artists such as John Mayer, Counting Crows, and James Taylor and currently plays his soulful music nationwide at Dynamic Catholic’s Passion & Purpose Live Events.

In 2002, Morris was discovered by Gary Gersh of Strummer Records, a label that unearthed other famous musicians such as Nirvana, Counting Crows, and Mars Volta. Eliot recorded his first album in October 2004, titled What’s Mine is Yours. One of his singles, This Colorful World, was used in a Crayola commercial. Despite his success, industry reorganization caused Strummer Records to drop Eliot from their label. Morris continued to grow as an artist, and in 2010, he finished his second album, All Things in Time. Today, Eliot resides in Memphis, Tennessee with his family and spends his time writing songs, performing his music, and creating art. -from


Oct 10 | Improv Comedy at ToT

Improv at ToT

The overlap of our Catholic Faith and Improv

Part of Our Truth, Beauty, and Goodness Series

Joy is part of the Christian experience and the result of an encounter with the True, the Good, and the Beautiful. Laughter is a gift from God. Don’t believe us? Just ponder the duckbill platypus. Or look up St. Lawrence’s last words.

We all need laughter in our lives. Come experience it and learn about The Jaunt’s story of how their Catholic Faith and love of improv overlap. It will be a very entertaining evening!

Time: 6:30 PM
Date: Monday, October 10
Place: Catholic Student Center
3625 Mynders Ave
Memphis, TN 38111

Food will be provided

About The Jaunt

Jaunt Comedy is Ellie Fuess, Owen McGuire, and Sam Rodriguez. With more than 20 combined years of improv and theatre experience, Jaunt Comedy formed in July 2015 with a mission to create good, clean comedy.

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Sep 12 | Art, Culture, Faith, & Film

Art, Culture, Faith, & Film

What we can learn from JPII’s Letter to Artists

Part of Our Truth, Beauty, and Goodness Series

The Church’s rich tradition in support of the arts is well known, but in today’s film landscape, many young adults are left wondering if we should watch movies at all. How can we avoid mindlessly consuming film and start to appreciate film through the lens of Faith? How can we be intentional about our choice of films to watch? How do we honestly evaluate films in light of Faith?

Before you swear off all films but the Fireproof series and G-rated kids movies – before you go on your next Netflix binge, consider attending our next Theology on Tap.

Topic: Art, Culture, Faith, & Film: What we can learn from JPII’s Letter to Artists
Time: 6:30 PM
Date: Monday, September 12
Las Delicias, 5689 Quince RD, Memphis, TN 38119

About our Speaker


The turning point for Jake Kelly came in high school when a friend of his wanted to make a series instructional videos about martial arts. According to Jake, “this time in my life, turning on a camera to tell a story became something interesting and cool.” He worked in the TV Production department at his high school and pursued an education in TV & Film Production. After a stint at the University of Memphis, he was seeking more from his college education. At the age of 20, months before he converted to Catholicism, he discovered John Paul the Great Catholic University in California in a book given to him by a friend. Excited about their film program, he enrolled in JPGCU and has been working and studying in film ever since. At Theology on Tap he’ll put his 12 years of education and experience to work for us. For more about Jake and his top 10 favorite movies, check out the series he did for the Catholic Young Adult Ministry blog at

The Little Way

Aug 8 | The Little Way of St. Thérèse of Lisieux

The Little Way of St. Thérèse of Lisieux

Part of Our Summer of Spirituality Series

At the time of her death at the age of 24 in 1897, St. Thérèse of Lisieux, was hardly known to the world outside the walls of her Carmelite Monastery in France.

So, how did this unassuming young adult inspire millions and become a Doctor of the Church? How can we live out her “Little Way” in our busy lives today? Devanie Cooper will tell us at our next Theology on Tap.

Time: 6:30 PM
Date: Monday, August 8
Place: Fox Ridge Pizza
1769 N Germantown Pkwy
Cordova, TN 38016


About Our Speaker

devaniecooper1-300x300Devanie Cooper once spent time discerning a vocation to the Carmelite Order before seeking a career in entrepreneurship and evangelization. She spends her days co-owning and managing the largest Catholic supply store in the Mid-South, working with an incredible team to make the store a center for the new evangelization in her city. She is a graduate of John Paul the Great Catholic University. She has been seen or featured by the Commercial Appeal, Aleteia, Delivered Magazine, Immaculate Heart Radio, BotRadio’s Life and Liberty, WMCTV Channel News 5, and WREG Channel News 3.

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July 11 | The Spirituality of St. Benedict

The Spirituality of St. Benedict

Part of our Summer of Spirituality Series

St. Benedict of Nursia by many accounts is one of the most influential figures in Christian history. He is known most notably as the writer of The Rule followed by many Western monastic orders today. But you don’t have to be a monk to draw from the wisdom and practice of Benedictine spirituality. What is it all about? How can we live it out as lay people? Find out at our next Theology on Tap.

Topic: The Spirituality of St. Benedict
Time: 6:30 PM
Date: Monday, July 11
Place: East Tapas & Drinks, 6069 Park Ave, Memphis, TN 38119


About our Speaker

Eucharistic Conference - Fr. James Clark.

Fr. James Clark earned the BA at the University of Steubenville, OH. After two years teaching elementary school religion and RCIA and directing the choir at St. Michael Church and School here in Memphis, he earned a post-graduate degree, the Bachelor of Sacred Theology (STB), from the University of St. Thomas (the Angelicum) in Rome through their program offered at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, MI. Ordained to the priesthood, Fr. Clark enjoys sharing his passion for the Catholic faith. He is the newly appointed Pastor of St. Mary Catholic Church in Savannah, TN. He is currently studying Cannon Law and at one point discerned joining a Benedictine Order.