July 26, 2021
One of the great issues that divides #Protestants and #Catholics is salvation. Some say that salvation is guaranteed upon a profession of faith, and others say that it can be lost if one chooses to walk away. Renowned Catholic apologist Gary Michuta joins me to answer the crucial question: Is Salvation Guaranteed? We look at tons of scripture to answer this question and this is an episode you do not want to miss.
Since the early 1990s, it has been Gary's mission to inspire and equip Catholics around the United States and Canada to be compassionate and competent defenders of our Catholic Faith. Gary have been honored to share his knowledge on apologetics and evangelism in some of the best Catholic media outlets and programs such as EWTN, Catholic Answers, The Journey Home, Kresta in the Afternoon, Catholic Connection, Relevant Radio, The Son Rise Morning Show, Spirit Morning Show, Envoy Magazine, Franciscan University of Steubenville Summer Conference, The Catholic Answer Magazine, Deep in Scripture, The Cardinal Maida Institute, The Michigan Catholic, just to name a few. Gary is also the host of Hands On Apologetics Live on Virgin Most Powerful Radio (Monday-Friday, 1PM).
Learn more about Gary atÂ www.handsonapologetics.com
Listen to Gary go into more detail about this topic by purchasing the cd set produced by Catholic productions atÂ https://catholicproductions.com/collections/gary-michuta/products/is-salvation-guaranteed-defending-the-faith-series-volume-1
#eternalsecurity #oncesavedalwayssaved #salvation #issalvationguaranteed #jesus #soteriology #thebibleandsalvation #christianity #catholicism #garymichuta #catholicapologetics
July 23, 2021
David L Gray joins me today to discuss Critical Race Theory (#crt). We discuss how the theory developed and how it has been applied. David also discusses how the theory looks at everything through the lens of race and does not look at other factors to determine causes. David also explains how CRT runs contrary to church teaching and cannot fit into Catholicism. It is an interesting discussion.
Learn more about David by visiting his website at www.davidlgray.INFO
#davidlgray #crt #criticalracetheory #criticalracetheoryandcatholicism #whatiscriticalracetheory
About David: Born in 1972, David L. Gray is an American Catholic Theologian and Historian, and the President and Publisher of Saint Dominicâs Media. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Central State University (Ohio) and a Masters of Arts in Catholic Theology from Ohio Dominican University. His published work, âInside Prince Hall (Freemasonry)â predates his conversion to Catholicism. He currently resides in the Greater Saint Louis area with his wife Felicia. They are active in the Queen of Peace Catholic community on Scott Air Force Base. David is an On-Air Radio Personality for the Guadalupe Radio Network âThe David L. Gray Show: Voicing Truth and Reasonâ, which airs every Wednesday on the global GRN at 4pm CST.
July 19, 2021
Dr. Scott Forrer joins me for today's program to discuss how the Holy Spirit works to heal. We discuss the power of the cross, how to die to your self, and how the Holy Spirit can heal memories through prayer. Dr. Forrer is a board certified Neurologist who calls upon his experience as a physician to show how healing prayer is effective.
Check out his website atÂ www.christconnections.me
About Dr. Scott Forrer:
Dr. Scott Forrer attended medical school at Michigan State University and specialized in neurology at the University of Arizona. For over 30 years, Dr Forrer has been certified in both neurology and psychiatry and continues to manage an active practice. Dr. Forrer's background is inclusive to comprehensive studies of neurosciences, with a focus upon neuronal systems of consciousness, the quantum physics model of consciousness, awareness, infinite intelligence, contemplative prayer, and meditation. Pursuing a vocation as a medical professional, Dr. Forrer has embraced his practice in medicine with the conformance of his Catholic faith. He has been active with healing prayer groups and Eucharistic adoration for several decades. As a Catholic, he acknowledges God the Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit as the true healer. He believes that science supports the case that the healing of the brain, mind, and emotions are reliant upon prayer, particularly healing prayer.
July 16, 2021
Allan Smith joins me to discuss the enduring legacy of Bishop Fulton Sheen. Allan explains how his words and writings are still relevant today, and what he and his apostolate do to share Bishop Sheen's message with a new generation. Allan also gives us an update on the canonization cause for Fulton Sheen.
About Allan Smith:
He is the founder and director of the Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Mission Society of Canada and has served on the Board of Directors of the Archbishop Fulton John Sheen Foundation in Peoria, Illinois, which promotes the cause of Fulton J. Sheenâs canonization process. (www.archbishopfultonjsheenmissionsocietyofcanada.org)
Al is also the founder and director of Bishop Sheen Today (www.bishopsheentoday.com) which is a media group responsible for promoting and publishing the works of the Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen throughout the world. Alâs award-winning website attracts millions of visitors each year, and the publishing arm of his apostolate distributes dozens of Sheen titles to a worldwide audience Al is a writer with Catholic Exchange Magazine (https://catholicexchange.com/author/al-smith) and has produced three bestselling books distributed by Sophia Institute Press. (https://sophiainstitute.com)
The Cries of the Jesus from the Cross â A Fulton Sheen Anthology (2018). Lord Teach us to Pray â A Fulton Sheen Anthology (2019). Archbishop Sheenâs Book of Sacraments â A Fulton Sheen Anthology (2021). Many of these popular titles written by Archbishop Sheen can be found on Alâs Amazon Author Page at (https://amazon.com/~/e/B097CPVF9K)
July 12, 2021
Apologist Erick Ybarra joins me for a very interesting program. On today's show Erick discusses the differences between Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy. He discusses key issues of disagreement between the papacy and the filioque. We even discuss the chances of unity within our lifetime. Erick also gives us a peak into an incredible project he is working on in regards to the papacy. You don't want to miss this.
Learn more about Erick and check out his amazing work atÂ www.erickybarra.org.
He is also a cohost over at the Reason and Theology YouTube channel:Â https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9Z-xXb0tzX2FSCSDEnNJ8w
Subscribe to this channel and visitÂ www.williamhemsworth.comÂ for more free resources to help you grown in faith.
July 6, 2021
Dominic De Souza joins me for today's program to discuss the founding of Smart Catholics. Smart Catholics is a Catholic online community that provides resources such as webinars and conferences to help fellow Catholics grown in their faith. Dominic and I have a great discussion about faith and the goal of Smart Catholics.
Learn more atÂ www.smartcatholics.com
July 2, 2021
Catholic Apologist and speaker Troy Guy joins me to discuss the source and summit of our faith, the holy Eucharist. We discuss what the Eucharist is, the Biblical basis for it, and the early church view on it. He also discusses how he came to the realization that the Catholic church teaching is true while a Baptist. It is a great reminder of what we receive.
Learn more about Troy and his amazing ministry by visitingÂ https://discoverhischurch.com/
About Troy: Troy founded Discover His Church Media to help Catholics defend their faith against ongoing attacks from both secular culture and anti-Catholic fundamentalists. His book, Evangelical Catholic, describes his experience discovering the Catholic faith and presents the indisputable Biblical and historical evidence that led him to convert. Troy manages an engineering laboratory for the design and development of commercial space systems. He has served as lead engineer on the Sierra Nevada Corporation Dream Chaser lifting-body spacecraft. He was a principal engineer on the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory Spacecraft and the ORION spacecraft while at Lockheed Martin Space Systems. Troy began his professional career in nuclear science, performing high energy-density experiments for physics-based weapon and fundamental research programs at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. He holds degrees in Electrical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, and Physics from the University of Houston and Texas A&M University. In addition, he is an FAA certified commercial pilot and flight instructor of multi-engine airplanes.
June 28, 2021
Catholic author and speaker Marek Rudak joins me today to discuss leadership. We specifically discuss servant leadership and how it can help us at work, with our families, and at our parishes. He discusses three tips that can help us in our daily lives. He also explains how the ultimate model of servant leadership is Jesus.
Learn more about Marek by visiting his websiteÂ www.marekrudak.com
His book:Â https://amzn.to/3dkBVAo
Marek Rudak was born and grew up in communist Poland. He lost his dad at a young age. When he was fourteen, his mom remarried, and Marek moved to California. He came to feel like he was the fifth wheel in his new family. This led him toward a desire to control others by focusing on earning his worth through personal accomplishments. Marek graduated in the top 10% of his class at West Point and became a Ranger in the 82nd Airborne Division, where he deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. After receiving an honorable discharge from the Army, Marek went with the highest paying job he could find, ExxonMobil, where he worked for ten years on multi-billion-dollar projects all over the world. A tough divorce led Marek to a lot of soul searching and multiple life changes. After meeting the love of his life, Marek decided to quit his job and commit himself full time to the mission of improving men's love proficiency.
June 25, 2021
Jacob Woods joins me today to discuss his journey into the Catholic church. He describes how he was once an atheist, became a youth pastor at a non-denominational church, and how he started taking steps to the catholic church. These steps include various debates and reading the early church fathers. Be sure to check out his Youtube channel titled "The Candid Catholic".
Check out The Candid Catholic channel atÂ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCI8_kDJ8tTqVejcnnAa0UJQ
Also check out the Facebook page atÂ https://www.facebook.com/CandidCatholic
Please subscribe to this show and visit my website atÂ www.williamhemsworth.comÂ for more resources to help you grow in your faith.
June 21, 2021
Author and Catholic speaker Kimberly Hahn joins me today to discuss her new book "Graced And Gifted: Biblical Wisdom For The Homemaker's Heart. In this interview Kimberly gives great tips on leaving room for God to move, the importance of the family dinner, creating an environment for love to flourish, and making mealtime a time of communion. These tips are great for women and men who are trying to create a loving and Christ centered home.
Check out Kimberly's podcast:Â https://stpaulcenter.com/audio-video/beloved-and-blessed/
Learn more about Kimberly:Â https://stpaulcenter.com/kimberly-hahn/
Check out the book:Â https://stpaulcenter.com/product/graced-and-gifted-biblical-wisdom-for-the-homemakers-heart/
About Kimberly: Kimberly Hahn is a Catholic speaker and author who for decades has shared her wisdom with other wives and mothers. Married to Scott for more than forty years, they have six children and nineteen grandchildren. After homeschooling for twenty-six years, Kimberly now serves as Council-at-Large in Steubenville, OH, and hosts the St. Paul Center podcast Beloved & Blessed.
Please subscribe to this podcast and check out my website atÂ www.williamhemsworth.com
June 18, 2021
Author Lara Patangan joins me today. She is the author of the book titled "Simple Mercies: How The Works Of Mercy Bring Peace And Fulfillment". She endeavored to do all 14 of the works of mercy and describes how they change your life and strengthen your faith. Lara describes how we are all called to do works of mercy, and how they not only change us, but those around us. It is an inspirational interview about the spiritual and corporal works of mercy that you do not want to miss.
Check out Lara's website atÂ www.larapatangan.com
Her blog atÂ www.mercymatters.net
Check out the book:Â https://amzn.to/3vxpNCp
Lara C. Patangan earned her undergraduate degree in public relations from the University of Florida. She has written for a variety of news publications and Catholic blogs. Previously she worked in fundraising for various nonprofits, including a domestic violence shelter, an AIDS service organization, and Children's Hospital of New Orleans. She lives in Jacksonville, Florida, with her husband and their two sons.
Please subscribe to this podcast and visit my website atÂ www.williamhemsworth.comÂ for more resources to grow in your faith.
June 14, 2021
Author, Radio Host, and Theologian David L. Gray joins me today to discuss Critical Race Theory. We discuss how it originated, how it perpetuates a culture of victimhood, and other issues that spring from it. It is an interesting conversation. My internet was not the best during our interview and I did my best to edit dead air. I have reached out to David to go more in depth on this important issue. So stay tuned.
Visit David's website:Â www.Davidlgray.INFO
David has a whole playlist about Critical Race Theory on his channel:Â https://bit.ly/3zs5NUP
Check out David's radio show every Wednesday at 4pm CST on the Guadalupe Radio Network and check outÂ www.GRNonline.comÂ #criticalracetheory #whatiscriticalracetheory #catholicismandcriticalracetheory #racism #sinofracism
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June 11, 2021
Dr. Kenneth Howell joins me today to discuss the Eucharist and the early church fathers. He recently wrote book titled "Mystery of the Altar" which provides a daily reflection about the eucharist based on the wisdom of the saints. Dr. Howell has done extensive work in translating the work of the church fathers particularly in regard to the Eucharist.
About Dr. Howell:
Kenneth J. Howell taught a wide variety of subjects in American universities for thirty years before becoming President of the Pontifical Studies Foundation and Academic Director of the Eucharist Project. He is dedicated to fostering a wider and deeper knowledge of the central sacrament of the Church by providing translations of the Church Fathers on the Eucharist.
Checkout the book:Â https://amzn.to/3zgznwH
Info about Dr. Howell:Â https://bit.ly/3gcwuW1
Be sure to visit my website atÂ www.williamhemsworth.comÂ for more articles and resources to grow your faith.
#kennethhowell #churchfathersandtheeucharist #churchfathers #eucharist
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June 7, 2021
Brendan Lyons joins me today to discuss the prolife message and how we can convey that message to children. Brendan is the author of a children's book titled "I Can Hear Music". We discuss when a child in the womb begins to hear and even how they can remember. He also gives tips on how we can convey the sanctity of life not only to our children, but to others around us.
Check out Brenden's book on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.
Barnes And Noble:Â https://bit.ly/34UdPIo
Brendan also works for the National Catholic Bioethics Center and they have tons of great prolife resources. Check out their website atÂ www.nbccenter.org
June 4, 2021
Evangelization is something that Jesus tells us all to do. Today, Patrick Sullivan joins me to give us three tips to evangelize those around us. These tips are not only for our neighbor, but especially for our families. These tips will strengthen your resolve to share and live your faith in a way you never thought possible.
Patrick Sullivan is a Catholic Speaker and the President of Evango. Patrickâs degrees in Literature, Education, and his Masters of Divinity from St. Augustineâs Seminary in Toronto have all played a role in enriching his own faith life, and have inspired him to share his insights and love of the Lord with others. Patrick is the author of the popular title, âDare to Be an Evangelist,â as well as the recently published Marian book, âWar Against The Woman.â Patrick travels internationally to speak at Catholic events, parenting conferences, and to lead retreats and parish renewal missions. He has appeared as a guest on numerous media platforms, including EWTN, Shalom World Tv, Salt + Light Television, and the Mary Goulet Show. His new groundbreaking Catholic Parenting program, âMe & My Houseâ has been streamed on Shalom World Tv, and is available on Formed. Patrick draws on his rich educational experience as well as his work in Catholic catechesis and evangelization to inspire the faithful in all walks of life to know, to love, and to live their Catholic faith. Patrick lives in beautiful Barryâs Bay, Ontario with his loving wife, Kyla, and their nine children
EvangoÂ is a Catholic Media Organization that seeks to build a culture of Catholic evangelization and missionary discipleship. We utilize truth, beauty, and goodness as languages of evangelization and in this way, seek to inspire the faithful in all walks of life to know, love, and live their Catholic faith.
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May 28, 2021
Were true Christians forced underground while the Catholic church grew to prominence? That is one of the concepts of the Trail of Blood theory, which is he story of Baptist secessionism. To discuss and debunk this, Catholic author and speaker Steve Ray joins me to discuss. Steve discusses how this theory came about, its key teachings, and how he came to believe that it isn't true. He debunks this and shows that it was the Catholic church that Jesus established.
Steve has written and discussed this issue in much detail and you can learn more atÂ https://www.catholicconvert.com/blog/2021/03/01/the-trail-of-blood/
May 24, 2021
Author and historian Mike Aquilina joins me today to discuss the Blessed Virgin Mary throughout history. He wrote a great book on the subject titled "History's Queen". We touch on some aspects such as what those in the Apostolic age thought about her, how she brought comfort through the plagues, and how she brought converts in our Lady of Guadalupe.
Mike is a popular author working primarily in the area of Church history, especially Patristics. He has written more than 60 books, has hosted eleven television series on EWTN, and is a contributing editor ofÂ AngelusÂ magazine. Some of Mikeâs most important and popular books have been those on the Fathers of the Church, such asÂ The Way of the Fathers: Praying with the Early ChristiansÂ in 1999 andÂ The Fathers of the ChurchÂ in 2006. His books have been translated into languages as diverse as German, Portuguese, Croatian, and Braille.Â The Grail CodeÂ has appeared in ten languages since its publication in 2006. Mikeâs 2015 bookÂ Ministers and MartyrsÂ was an official companion volume to the NBC seriesÂ A.D. The Bible Continues. In recent years, he has hosted many series on the Eternal Word Television Network, as well as two independently produced feature documentaries. One of these was on the great Church Father St. Augustine. Mike Aquilina is also a published poet and songwriter. He collaborated on a book and two albums with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artist Dion DiMucci. The title song of one of these albums was later performed as a duet by Dion and Paul Simon. A Pennsylvania native, Mike is also a past editor of theÂ Pittsburgh CatholicÂ newspaper, as well asÂ New CovenantÂ magazine. For further details, including a complete list of available books, see Mikeâs website,Â fathersofthechurch.com.
May 21, 2021
John Benko joins me for today's program.Â John is the founder of Deeper Truth Catholics, and he discusses the beginnings of the apostolate and how it has grown since 2009.Â In our discussion we also discuss the role of suffering, the crucifixion, and how all of us have gift that can benefit the church.
Learn more about Deeper truth by visitingÂ www.deepertruthcatholics.com.