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Candid Catholic Convos - 10-2-2022

Candid Catholic Convos - 10-2-2022

October 2, 2022

Part three of our series on the Eucharist! Father Richard Lyons of Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish in McSherrystown shares his experiences of feeling at home in the church and his parish's recent Eucharistic Procession.

Candid Catholic Convos - 9-25-2022

Candid Catholic Convos - 9-25-2022

September 25, 2022

Catholics come in all shapes, sizes and walks of life, each of us with our own calling. Today we're chatting with this year's Diocesan Women's Conference capstone speaker, Meg Hunter-Kilmer, about hearing God's call and answering without hesitation.

Candid Catholic Convos - 9-18-2022

Candid Catholic Convos - 9-18-2022

September 18, 2022

Monday is the first ever post-Roe March for life, and it's being held right here in Central Pennsylvania! Joining us today to talk about this historic moment and important issues facing our political decision makers are Eric Failing of PA Catholic Conference and Alexis Sneller of PA Family Institute.

Candid Catholic Convos - 9-11-2022

Candid Catholic Convos - 9-11-2022

September 11, 2022

911. What do you think of when you hear the numbers 9-11?
For years those numbers meant simply a call for help. But for the last twenty years, they’ve also signified the anniversary of the worst terrorist attack on the United States of America, and one of the deadliest days ever on American soil. Today Father Bateman joins us to talk about his experiences as a priest during 9/11 and his time serving overseas as a cha

Candid Catholic Convos - 9-4-2022

Candid Catholic Convos - 9-4-2022

September 4, 2022

 Raising Catholic kids now is harder than it's ever been with all the things vying for their attention, but take comfort - even the Virgin Mother's Son ran off without telling her when He was barely a teenager. Adam Arehart, director of Family Life and Ministries, joins us today to share some real-world tips and tricks to help us play the long game when it comes to parenting.

Candid Catholic Convos - 8-28-2022

Candid Catholic Convos - 8-28-2022

August 28, 2022

If you've ever wondered how some of the processes of the church work, this episode is one you'll really want to lean into. Bishop Ronald Gainer joins us to pull back the curtain on some of these church secrets as well as make a special announcement.

Candid Catholic Convos - 8-21-2022

Candid Catholic Convos - 8-21-2022

August 22, 2022

If you find yourself comparing your faith to that of the Saints or even other people in your parish or on the internet, and wondering if you're worthy of heaven, this episode is for you. Sister Geralyn joins us to us unpack perfection and use the examples of the saints as inspiration, not intimidation.

Candid Catholic Convos - 8-14-2022
Candid Catholic Convos - 8-7-2022

Candid Catholic Convos - 8-7-2022

August 7, 2022

Mental illness affects 1 in 4 adults, and in 2020, suicide was the second leading cause of death, many of whom were stricken with some form of mental illness. Donna Nebistinsky and Tim Danko of St Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish decided to take action and establish a safe-haven for those afflicted to reduce the stigma around mental illness, especially in the church.

Candid Catholic Convos - 7-31-2022

Candid Catholic Convos - 7-31-2022

July 31, 2022

Part Two of our series on the Eucharist!
Father Ben Dunkelberger of Our Lady of the Visitation in Shippensburg shares how his faith came alive through campus ministry and how Eucharistic miracles aren't always what we expect them to be.

Candid Catholic Convos - 7-24-2022
Candid Catholic Convos - 7-15-2022

Candid Catholic Convos - 7-15-2022

July 17, 2022

Are you tired of being stressed out about the problems of daily life? The Mass Readings for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time deliver a reminder that we all need to remember!

Candid Catholic Convos - 7-10-2022

Candid Catholic Convos - 7-10-2022

July 10, 2022

 There isn't a soul on earth who hasn't struggled with grief or loss in one way or another. Today, spiritual director Chris Wood shares with us how we can witness God's love in the midst of our pain and learn to embrace our suffering as an opportunity.

Candid Catholic Convos - 7-3-2022

Candid Catholic Convos - 7-3-2022

July 3, 2022

If you've ever heard of Theology of the Body and thought "oh, that's that one about sex," you're not alone. Today, we're unpacking St. Pope John Paul II's teachings on Theology of the Body with senior lecturer at the TOB Institute, Bill Donaghy, and discovering it's not just about sex, it's about what it means to be human.

Candid Catholic Convos - 6-26-2022

Candid Catholic Convos - 6-26-2022

June 24, 2022

The pending ruling in the Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health Organization case with the Supreme Court has fired up a lot of passion, fear, and continued to fuel an on-going debate surrounding abortion. To help shed some light on the political "man-behind-the-curtain," we're sitting down with PA Catholic Conference Executive Director, Eric Failing, to talk about what this potentially monumental decision means for us and what pro-life policies are currently in the works in Harrisburg

Candid Catholic Convos - 6-19-2022

Candid Catholic Convos - 6-19-2022

June 19, 2022

HAPPY FATHER'S DAY! This week, we're chatting with the Diocese's new director of family life ministries, Adam Arehart, about the important role of the father in the family and where men can find encouragement in their vocation within the church.

Candid Catholic Convos - 6-12-2022

Candid Catholic Convos - 6-12-2022

June 12, 2022

 Forgiveness is essential in our faith and in our everyday relationships, but sometimes, it is extremely difficult. Today we're discussing practicing forgiveness like Jesus did with Deacon Gregory Amarante and his wife Ellen, and how we can effectively forgive others and ourselves over time.

Candid Catholic Convos - 6-5-2022

Candid Catholic Convos - 6-5-2022

June 5, 2022

Today we celebrate Pentecost as both the end of the Easter Season and the birthday of the Church. Much like the apostles who were touched by the Holy Spirit, we're called to spread the good news too, but how can we do it without feeling weird? Father Sawicki, director of vocations, shares with us some practical tips and tricks for modern day evangelization.

Candid Catholic Convos - 5-29-2022

Candid Catholic Convos - 5-29-2022

May 29, 2022

When you think of possession and making yourself vulnerable to evil spirits, you're probably thinking playing with tarot cards or Ouija boards, not personal development, right? New trends in the realm of personal growth sound great in theory, but may actually be opening us up to attack, not blessings. Father John Szada, exorcist for the Diocese, explains how growth without God could be very dangerous.

Candid Catholic Convos - 5-22-2022

Candid Catholic Convos - 5-22-2022

May 22, 2022

May is National Foster Care Awareness Month! Gwen Pfeifer, program director of Adoption Services and Specialized Foster Care at Catholic Charities, joins me today to talk about these programs and how we can get involved.

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