St. Polycarp is a personal hero of mine. We can learn so much from his life, but why is he often overlooked? There are a couple reasons for this, but perhaps the most important is that only one of his writings has survived. St. Polycarp Bishop of Smyrna Importance of Polycarp St. Polycarp was bishop... Continue Reading →
Dr. Scott Hahn is on the program to talk about his new book. We discuss the origins of the book, the importance of the body in life and death, the vital part the Eucharist plays in our body as well as our faith, and how early Christian’s treated the body and how that changed western civilization.
These covenants are a part of salvation history that prepared the world for the coming of the Messiah. Each one of these covenants was important and significant, and each one was fulfilled in the person of Jesus Christ. This covenant is known as the new covenant, and it is everlasting.
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-hb2g7-e13cdf 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... Continue Reading →
If the Church had multiple heads its teachings would devolve into something ugly–like the multi-head monster in Greek myth– the hydra. In a similar way, the center-post in a tetherball game provides stability for the game to happen.
https://youtu.be/AxIYCx2xo5Q 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 the great Saint Peter Claver, Bishop James Healy, Daniel Rudd, and Henriette Delille. So much great information. For more... Continue Reading →
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 on Amazon.
We are looking for those tidbits of precious good news to take our minds off of all the negativity. Voices of hope is what many are searching for. One way to do that is to look to the lives of the saints.
It is also good of those of us who have been around and I’m sure you will discover something that you didn’t know. The book is well written and is written in a style that everyone will be able to understand it. Check it out!