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
In this week's episode author, blogger, and speaker Tony Agnesi drops in to give us some tips on Holy living.¬† We discuss the importance or prayer, service, and being available.¬† We also discuss Tony's upcoming visit to Payson, AZ on Feb. 8.¬† Tp learn more about Tony visit his website at tonyagnesi.com and enter the code FRIENDS for a 20% discount
This week's episode is from my appearance on Gary Michuta's Hands on Apologetics program that airs on Virgin Most Powerful Radio.¬† In this episode we walk through the Mass step by step and break down the meaning of what is going on.¬† There is much more than meets the eye.¬† To learn more about Gary visit handsonapologetics.com.
Does evangelizing and telling your story scare you?¬† This week I had the great honor of speaking with author and speaker Nancy HC Ward.¬† Nancy gives us some great advice and tips on how to share our story.¬† Someone out there needs to heart your story because it will resonate with them in a way nothing else will.¬† Learn more about Nancy and her great work by visiting her website at nancyhcward.com, her blog at joyalive .net, and check out her great book titled "Sharing Your Catholic Faith Story" on Amazon at¬†https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B01KR3HMVE
In this week's episode we look at the very controversial topic of abortion.¬† From the beginning the church has taught against it.¬† In this episode I discuss why, and answer a couple questions that are commonly used by abortion activists.¬† It is my hope that this episode assists in understanding the teaching for the church in a deeper way.¬†
Merry Christmas everyone.¬† As we celebrate the birth of Christ is imperative to understand who exactly he is.¬† In this brief episode I look at scripture to uncover who he is and what his mission was/is.¬† Have a great week.
This week's program is my appearance Gary Michuta's radio program titled "Hands on Apologetics" on Virgin Most Powerful Radio.¬† We discuss a few passages from the early church fathers and how they point to Catholic doctrine.¬† These quotes include authority, apostolic succession, and the eucharist.¬† To learn more about Gary's work visit handsonapologetics,com.
This week Catholic Answers apologist Karlo Broussard comes on the program to discuss his book "Meeting the Protestant Challenge" from Catholic Answers Press.¬† Karlo helps us defend objections using scripture.¬† We discuss the authority of Peter at the Council of Jerusalem in Acts 15.¬† The challenge to Papal infallibility, and the sinlessness of Mary.¬† He gives us a lot if great information.¬† Check out his new book.¬† It will be a great tool to add to your Apologetics arsenal.
This week evangelist Ed Graveline comes on the program to discuss the need to evangelize.¬† Ed has been involved with St. Paul Street Evangelization since 2013.¬† He has an amazing reversion story that he shares, and we discuss the command of Christ to evangelize the nations.¬† If you want to join Ed in Sierra Vista, AZ leave a comment and I will get you connected.¬† I am starting a team in Tucson and would love for you to join.¬† Not in Tucson?¬† Go to https://stpaulevangelization.com/basic-evangelization-training/ to learn more.
This week I had the pleasure of interviewing J.M. Kraemer of The Lego Church Project.¬† We discuss how he got started with the project, the challenges, and the rewards.¬† He also talks about how it is a prayer and a tool for evangelization.¬† It was a fun interview.¬† Learn more about the project at https://www.facebook.com/LegoChurchProject/.
This show is my appearance on Gary Michuta's radio program titled "Hands on Apologetics".¬† Gary and I discuss the biblical basis for the sacrament and how my discovery of it aided in my conversion.¬† You can learn more about Gary's program at handsonapologertics.com.
This week my guest Steve Pokorny and I discuss the sensitive issue if pornography.¬† Steve is the founder of freedom-coaching.net and author of the book titled "Redeemed Vision:¬† Setting the Blind Free from the Pornified Culture".¬† We discuss what pornography is, its dangers, and how to overcome it.¬† Check out his great work!
This week's program is actually my appearance on Gary Michuta's radio program on Virgin Most Powerful Radio titled Hands on Apologetics.¬† In this episode Gary and I discuss the biblical basis for the Catholic teaching on the Communion of Saints.¬† We also discuss the early church stance as swell as its effect on my conversion.¬† Check out Gary's program on www.handsonapologetics.com and please visit my site tucsonapologetics.org.
This week popular blogger Rene Albert joins me on the program.¬† He blogs on Patheos and his blog is titled "Coffee & Crucifix".¬† We discuss the errors of the prosperity gospel and the damage it does to the Gospel of Christ.¬† To learn more follow Rene on Twitter @coffeencrucifix or find him on Facebook at Coffee and Crucifix.¬† To read his article about the prosperity gospel visit https://www.patheos.com/blogs/coffeeandcrucifix/2019/09/the-problem-with-prosperity-theology/
This episode is one of two that will be posted this week.¬† The Eucharist is the source and summit of our faith, and a Pew Research survey published a few months ago showed that a majority of Catholics saw it as symbolic.¬† This episode examines the scriptural evidence for the Catholic belief.¬† Please visit my website at tucsonapologetics.org for more articles on the Eucharist.¬†
In this week's episode I discuss a very sensitive topic.¬† The topic of suicide.¬† In this short episode I lay out the teaching of the Church about those who die of suicide.¬† Please share.¬† For more info please visit tucsonapologetics.org.
This week I am honored to have author, podcaster, radio show host, and Shalom News anchor Kendra Von Esh on the program.¬† Her journey of faith is inspiring, and we discuss how her journey started, some of her challenges, and what God has led her to now.¬† Her story is inspirational!¬† You can learn more about Kendra on her website at¬†www.kendravonesh.com
In this week's episode author Charles Johnston drops by to discuss his book titled "The Beauty of the Mass".¬† We also discuss his conversion to the Catholic church and how the Eucharist and the liturgy led him tp deeper research and the realization that the church is true.¬† Charles has a popular blog and his website in www.nowthatimcatholic.com, and his book can be purchased on Amazon¬†https://amzn.to/2leKTr1
We had some technical glitches over the course of this interview so my apologies for the hiccups here and there.