April 19, 2021
Catholic Answers apologist and author, Karlo Broussard, joins me for today's program. We discuss his new book "Purgatory Is For Real: Good News About The Afterlife For Those Who Aren't Perfect Yet". Karlo discusses what Purgatory is and is not, aspects of Purgatory in other religions, aspects within Protestantism, and evidence from the early church. Karlo gives us enlightening information about this often misunderstood doctrine of the church.
I highly recommend you check out the book at https://shop.catholic.com/purgatory-is-for-real-digital/
To book Karlo to speak visit¬†https://www.catholic.com/speakers/karlo-broussard
April 12, 2021
David Skuban joins me for today's program. He is a lifelong Catholic who lives with his family in the Edmonton area. We discuss his faith and how it has been an anchor in his life. He discussed the necessity for us to live in a state of grace and to frequent the sacraments. He is also the host of a great podcast titled "The Catholic Canuck Podcast" where his mission is to encourage Catholics and all people of good will to be in the world, but not of the world.
April 9, 2021
Catholic Answers apologist Trent Horn joins me to discuss a very important question. Can a Catholic Be a Socialist? Trent says "no" and lays out his case using church history, world history, and the teachings of the popes. It is a great conversation that you are sure to learn a lot from.
Listen to Trent's podcast titled "The Counsel of Trent" as he drops episodes three times per week. Also visit his website at¬†www.trenthorn.com
April 5, 2021
Author and speaker Steve Ray joins me for today's program. We discuss a few titles for Mary such as the New Eve, Burning Bush, and The Daughter of Zion. Steve discusses how these titles have their beginnings in the Old Testament. It is an enlightening conversation.
Be sure to visit Steve's website at¬†www.catholicconvert.com. If you have not heard any of Steve's talks then you are missing out.
March 29, 2021
Anne DeSantis joins me on the program today. She is the host of Journeys of Faith on Fiat Ministry Network, and co-host of the Sewing Hope Podcast with Patchwork Heart Ministry. She is also director of the St. Raymond Nonnatus Foundation for Freedom, Family, and Faith.
We discuss everything that the foundation does for people in crisis. There are many great services such as spiritual consultation and resources to get people help with various addictions.
March 26, 2021
Author and apologist Ken Litchfield joins me today to discuss the divinity of Jesus.¬† Did Jesus make the claim of divinity?¬† What biblical evidence is there to show that he did?¬† Ken walks us through scripture and church history to make the case that Jesus did do these things.
March 22, 2021
Sam Rocha Ph.D. joins me on today's program to discuss if a good Catholic can also be a socialist. Sam says that it is possible It was an informing conversation for me and Sam discusses some papal documents and the work of saints. He was part of a debate with Trent Horn one year ago (https://youtu.be/IOngbgfViPo
) in which this was also discussed.
This is not a rehash of the debate. He defines what Socialism is from a democratic perspective. I really enjoyed our conversation. Sam is also coming out with a podcast soon that is called Folk Phenomenology. Learn more about Sam at¬†www.samrocha.com
Trent Horn will be on the show soon to discuss
March 19, 2021
One of the objections that our Protestant friends give to the Deuterocanon, the 7 books that Catholic Bibles have and Protestants don't, is the cessation of prophecy. This is also known as the 400 years of silence between the time of Malachi and the New Testament. Gary walks us through to show the holes in this objection, and how the Deuterocanonical books show prophecy. He also discusses Jewish sources who also claim this.
For more information about Gary visit his website¬†www.handsonapologetics.com¬†and listen to his daily Hands on Apologetics radio program Monday-Friday on Virgin Most Powerful Radio at 1pm EST.
March 15, 2021
Convert Kimberlee Jones joins me today to discuss how she discovered the Blessed Trinity in Scripture as a Jehovah's Witness. She gives us many passages that talk about the Trinity and gives us great tips to better understand this great mystery. If you love Rosaries and other religious items Kimberlee makes beautiful ones by hand.
Visit her website at¬†www.luxuryrosaries.com¬†to check them out.
March 12, 2021
Bill Snyder joins me to discuss living the faith in our everyday lives. Our lives are full of challenges and we are pulled in several different directions. Bill gives us some practical advice on how to navigate with faith. Bill is also releasing a book soon and we discuss this as well.
Bill is founder of Patchwork Heart Ministry and you can learn more at¬†www.patchworkheart.org
March 5, 2021
Brent Dean Robbins, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology and director of the M.A. in community psychology program at Point Park University. He is editor-in-chief of¬†Janus Head: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature,¬†Continental Philosophy, and¬†Phenomenological Psychology, and a recipient of the American Psychological Association's Carmi Harari Early Career Award. His published research includes mixed method investigations of emotion, embodiment, and the medicalization of the body in contemporary Western culture, with particular attention to the implications of these findings for the treatment of mental illness.
He is a revert to the faith and former agnostic. His story was also recently featured on The Journey Home on EWTN.
March 1, 2021
Catholic convert, blogger, and podcaster Efran Menny joins me for today's program. We discuss some things that are helpful for those who are just beginning to study the scriptures. We discuss the difference between formal and dynamic equivalence, what translations are good to use, and the importance of a regular Bible reading.
He gives us some great tips. Check out his blog at¬†mennythoughts.wordpress.com.
February 25, 2021
Deacon Phillip Henneman joins me on today's program to discuss his journey into the Catholic church. He describes his upbringing as a Lutheran and some of the questions he had that never got answered. He then describes his call to the diaconate.
Check out his great podcast at¬†www.anchor.fm/strangecatholics
February 19, 2021
Is there prophecy in the deuterocanon? These are the books that Protestants call Apocrypha. Gary Michuta joins me to go over some of the prophecies that appear to help us understand God in a deeper way. The ones mentioned were cross referenced in early Protestant Bibles.
Gary is an expert on the subject and is an author of multiple books including Why Catholic Bibles Are Bigger, and The Case For The Deuterocanon. Check out Gary's awesome YouTube channel titled Apocrypha Apocalypse and visit his website at www.handsonapologetics.com.
February 15, 2021
In this episode Allan Smith joins me to discuss the great Fulton Sheen. Allan founded www.bishopsheentoday.com
and keeps the legacy of Fulton Sheen alive by teaching his message to seminarians, parishes, and schools.
In this video we discuss the call of Fulton Sheen to the priesthood, his rise to fame in radio and TV, his personal devotions, and the cause for his sainthood. We discuss what we can learn from Bishop Sheen and how it can make us better Christians.
February 12, 2021
I am pleased to have Ken Litchfield back on the program today. He is a wealth of knowledge and author of the book "How Old Is Your Church: An Introductory Guide To Catholic Apologetics". We discuss the Jewish roots of Catholicism. Things like Baptism, order of worship, scripture, Eucharist, and clergy are discussed. It is very informative.
February 1, 2021
Have you ever wondered about the meaning of some of the titles for Mary? Author, apologist, and speaker Steve Ray joins us today to discuss some of these titles. We discuss the titles Mother of God, Queen of Heaven, Seat of Wisdom, and New Eve. There are many more and we will do future shows about it.
Steve also did a talk in Ephesus about Mary that you can watch at¬†https://youtu.be/1CHTZL4m014.
Visit Steve's website¬†www.catholicconvert.com¬†to listen to talks, check out his books, and go with him on pilgrimage.