This week popular blogger and podcaster Efran Menny of Menny Thoughts and the Priestly Passion joins me. We discuss, and barely touch the surface, of African American influence on Catholicism. Included is a great introduction to the great Saint Peter Claver, Bishop James Healy, Daniel Rudd, and Henriette Delille. So much great information. For more information check out the website of the National Black Catholic Congress at https://www.nbccongress.org/. Also check out the Menny Thoughts blog at mennythoughts.wordpress.com.
In this week's episode Catholic apologist Gary Michuta comes on to discuss his book Hostile Witnesses.¬† We discuss a few historical figures and events that had the opposite effect than intended.¬† We discuss Pontius Pilate, Gamaliel, the Quran, and Martin Luther and how they proved the Catholic faith.¬† Check out Gary's book at¬†https://www.amazon.com/dp/1683570014/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_YOa6EbEVABPZ7
This week Brice Sokolowski of catholicfundraiser.net comes on the program.¬† In this pandemic many ministries have seen donations tank.¬† Brice gives some insight into the does and don'ts of fundraising.
Catholic author, speaker, and evangelist Orlando Javien Jr. Comes back on the program. We discuss the motivation of his book titled "God Moments" and his podcast by the same name. He gives us great advice on how to find God in the everyday circumstances of life.
Witness to Love is a virtues-based, Catechumenate model of marriage renewal and preparation that integrates modern principles of psychology and the virtues to help couples facilitate an authentic dialogue about their relationship.
Mary-¬≠Rose and Ryan Verret are the founders of Witness to Love and the authors of Witness to Love: How to Help the Next Generation Build Marriages that Survive and Thrive. Together Ryan and Mary-Rose speak on issues regarding evangelization, marriage, NFP, miscarriage and medical ethics. They are frequent guests on Catholic radio and they reside in the heart of Cajun Country with their five children. Their passion is teaching couples to share their marriage with others! Visit their website at witnesstolove.org for more info and to sign up for the date night series.
With public Masses slowly starting it is important to understand what is happening. Maybe we took it for granted. Author Charles Johnston joins me on the program today to discuss the importance of the Eucharistic prayer. Check out his book titles "The Beauty of the Mass" on Amazon.
I am blessed to once again have JM Kraemer of The Lego Church Project as a guest.¬† We discuss disability awareness going forward in a post COVID world and how this is the time that we need to be evangelizing.
Check out The Lego Church Project on Facebook or visit https://prayingbricks.blogspot.
About a week ago my friend Kendra Von Esh called me out on her Facebook page.¬† By the way check out her channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UComOLNKo70zgeWxOJEJChlQ
As a convert what is Mary's role and some objections I had?¬† Her role is to lead us to her son Jesus.¬† In this brief episode I touch on her Perpetual virginity, her as Mother of God, and the Assumption.
Are you struggling with faith during quarantine?¬† Kendra Von Esh gives us some great tips and insights to still grow in faith during this pandemic.¬† The devil is working overtime to keep us away from God, but we can't let him win.¬† To check out the resources that Kendra shows us check out the following links:
To learn more about akendra and to check out her amazing daily podcast and youtube channel visit www.kendravonesh.com
This week I am blessed to have Bill Snyder as my guest.¬† He is the host of "Young Catholics Respond" here on Breadbox Media and the Sewing Hope Podcast.¬† He runs a great ministry called Patchwork Heart ministry and his website is patchworkheart.org.¬† He discussed his story, the current pandemic, and finding hope in hard times. ¬†
We are living in interesting times to say the least.¬† In this week's episode I give three ways that we can teach our children the faith while we are at home.¬† By no means is this an all-inclusive list, but teaching our children the faith is the primary responsibility of the parents.
This week's episode is from an old program I used to have, but it is still relevant.¬† We just celebrated Easter Sunday and the resurrection of our Lord.¬† The resurrection is the key to Christianity.¬† In this week's episode I briefly discuss three proofs of it.
For whatever reason Skype broke this interview up into two parts.¬† Gary gives us some great insight into the defense mechanisms that the witnesses are taught, how Greek verbs are manipulated, and how to interact when they come to your door.¬† Check out Gary's great work at handsonapologetics.com and garymichuta.com.
In this episode apologist, author, and speaker Gary Michuta drops in to discuss the Jehovah's Witnesses.¬† We discuss their origins, beliefs, and how we can get them thinking about the truths of the Catholic faith.¬† Gary also has a great cd set on the topic that is put out by Catholic Productions.¬† Listen to Gary's daily radio program on Virgin Most Powerful Radio.¬† Also visit his websites at¬†handsonapologetics.com¬†and¬†garymichuta.com.
I am pleased to have priest, author, and speaker on the program this week.¬† Father is the author of Lenten Journey with Mother Mary released by Sophia Institute Press.¬† In this episode we talk about Lent, Ash Wednesday, and how Mary always points us to her son. Fr. Edward Looney was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Green Bay in June 2015, and is an internationally recognized Marian theologian, writer, speaker, and radio personality. Author of the best-selling books, A Heart Like Mary s and A Rosary Litany, he has also written several works on the American-approved Marian apparition received by Adele Brise in 1859 in Champion, Wisconsin. He currently serves as Administrator of two rural Wisconsin parishes.
My guest this week is Katrina Zeno.¬† She is the coordinator of the St. John Paul II resource center in the diocese of Phoenix, AZ.¬† She is the author of multiple books on Theology of the Body and is a leading expert if 22 years on the topic. In this interview we discuss what TOB is, how it relates to creation, and community.¬† It is very enlightening.¬† Check out her great work at katrinazeno.com