Beneath the Surface - Purgatory

February 21, 2019

What is purgatory?

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Beneath the Surface - Lent in the Age of Hedonism

February 19, 2019

I go beneath the surface with my guest Tom Murphy on the purpose of sacrifice and penance and the challenge of living Lent in an age of self indulgence.

 

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Beneath the Surface - The Transcendence and Immanence of God

February 14, 2019

Delve beneath the surface with Paul and guest on how God can be both very far and very close - simultaneously.  

 

Christianity includes the best of Deism and of Pantheism in its understanding of God as being separate and transcendent of His creation, yet closer and more intimate to us than we are to ourselves.

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Beneath the Surface - The Many Faces and Titles of Mary

February 12, 2019

Who is Mary the mother of Jesus, and why does she have such a central role in salvation?  Mary as the new Eve, the new arc of the covenant, the icon of the Church, and the mother of all in the order of grace.

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Beneath the Surface - What Is Beauty?

February 7, 2019

What is beauty?  Is it objective or simply subjective taste?  Where do we find the ultimate standard?

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Beneath the Surface - Human Nature and Sports Part 2

February 5, 2019

On the day after another New England Patriots superbowl victory (#6), we ponder beneath the surface the meaning of sports and why it impacts us, sometimes so deeply.

 

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Beneath the Surface - The Purpose of Fasting

January 31, 2019

What is the reason and purpose of fasting?

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Beneath the Surface - Kowtowing to the Cultural Left

January 29, 2019

Paul and Kent discuss the media circus with regard to the Covington Catholic High School kids at the March for Life, and ponder on what it all means.

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Beneath the Surface - National Sanctity of Human Life Day

January 24, 2019

President Trump declared January 22nd 'National Sanctity of Human Life Day'.  

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Beneath the Surface - Human Nature and Sports

January 22, 2019

Join Paul and his guests John Tuturice and Daniel Flaherty, owner of TheSportsNotebook.com and author of the book "Great 1980s Sports Moments," delve beneath the surface on why sports exist and why we care so much about them!

Join Paul and his guests John Tuturice and Daniel Flaherty, owner of TheSportsNotebook.com and author of the book "Great 1980s Sports Moments," delve beneath the surface on why sports exist and why we care so much about them!

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Beneath the Surface - Faith and Fear

January 17, 2019

What role do faith and fear have in our lives?

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Beneath the Surface - Mercy Without Justice

January 15, 2019
Mercy without justice is a form of enabling, pure sentimentality, over-pastoralism, or a display of cowardice. It is a recipe for disaster.  It is a false mercy, ad hence it is not love.  What do we mean?  Find out as BTS celebrates its 15th year of existence!
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Beneath the Surface - What Is A Person?

January 10, 2019

Join us as we delve beneath the surface on the mystery of personhood.

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Beneath the Surface - Confession

January 8, 2019

Why Confession is vitally important - to our pyches, emotions, and soul.

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Beneath the Surface - A Charlie Brown Christmas

January 3, 2019
 
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Beneath the Surface - Evolution and Faith

January 1, 2019
Join Bob Leblanc and me interviewing Fr.
Nicanor Austriaco, PhD, STD, on the topic of evolution and the Catholic faith.

 

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Beneath the Surface - Contraception’s Legacy

December 27, 2018

Join my guest John Tuturice and I as we delve beneath the surface on modernity's partaking of the new fruit of the knowledge of good and evil, which brings nothing but death in individuals, for families, and to societies: the contraception pill.

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Beneath the Surface - We Live In A Kingdom

December 26, 2018

After all the hullabaloo relating to the 2016 presidential election, it is worth reflecting, on the feast of Christ the King, the fact that we really live in a kingdom; the Kingdom of God.

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Beneath the Surface - A Charlie Brown Christmas

December 20, 2018

What can Charlie Brown, Linus, and the Peanuts gang teach us about Christmas?  A lot.

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Beneath the Surface - The Many Faces and Titles of Mary

December 18, 2018

Who is Mary the mother of Jesus, and why does she have such a central role in salvation?  Mary as the new Eve, the new arc of the covenant, the icon of the Church, and the mother of all in the order of grace.

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