Omar F. A. Gutierrez
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The son of an atheist father with sympathies for socialism and a devoutly Catholic mother, both of whom were immigrants to the U.S., Omar F. A. Gutiérrez has, for as long as he can remember, been interested in the intersection of culture and faith, social science and Catholic social teaching.
Over his many years working for the Church, he has discovered that many more Catholics are eager to find out how they can live the Church's rich social teaching in a way that is authentic to the Church's Magisterial teaching.
A graduate of Franciscan University of Steubenville with a BA in Theology, Omar then studied at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome (the Angelicum) and completed his MA in Theology from the University of Dallas. His Master’s thesis applied Bl. John Henry Cardinal Newman’s marks of authentic development of doctrine to the Second Vatican Council’s Declaration on Religious Liberty.
Omar is an increasingly sought-after speaker on issues of faith and business, Catholic social teaching, lives of the saints and much more. Omar has a weekly program/podcast through DiscerningHearts.com which is aired on Nebraska’s Spirit Catholic Radio entitled “Regnum Novum: The New Evangelization through Catholic Social Teaching." Omar has been published in a number of print and online magazines and newspapers including The Catholic Answer, the National Catholic Register, Catholic World Report, CatholicVote.com, HLI’s Truth and Charity Forum and he has a regular column, “Charity in Truth”, in the Archdiocese of Omaha’s paper The Catholic Voice. His first book, The Urging of Christ’s Love: The Saints and the Social Teaching of the Catholic Church was release in October of 2013. Omar’s writings can be accessed through his website omargutierrez.com.
Most importantly, Omar is happily married to his wife Miriam, and they are very blessed by their four children.