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Catholic Stuff You Should Know

English, Christianity, 1 season, 218 episodes, 20 hours, 16 minutes
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A lighthearted exploration of various prominent and obscure Catholic topics.
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Everyday Pilgrims

Fr. John and Fr. Mike continue the Camino theme by discussing pilgrimages and ways to incorporate small pilgrimages into your daily routine.
7/11/202442 minutes
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Lessons from the Camino

Join Fr. Sean and Fr. Jacob as they reflect on their experience, sharing encounters and lessons learned from the Camino.
7/4/20241 hour, 3 minutes, 14 seconds
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Farsi Belle

Fr. Mike and Fr. John are joined by Sofia Carozza, co-host of the Pilgrim Soul podcast. Tune in as Sofia shares her personal story and they engage in a thoughtful discussion on beauty.
6/27/20241 hour, 2 minutes, 51 seconds
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Food for the Journey

Join Fr. Jacob and Fr. Sean as they record this episode live from the Camino de Santiago, sharing their experiences and insights along the way.
6/20/202435 minutes, 18 seconds
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How It All Ends

In this episode, Fr. John and Fr. Mike dive into a discussion on the wedding feast of the lamb and the book of Revelation.
6/13/202442 minutes, 59 seconds
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Matter Matters

Fr. Jacob and Fr. Sean discuss the matter and form of each sacrament and their importance to the church.
6/6/202444 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Virginal Paternity of God

In this episode, Father Mike and Father John explore the deep theological significance of the fatherhood of God. In particular they take up the thought of Saint Gregory of Nyssa in its modern interpretation by the theologian Louis Bouyer.
5/30/202440 minutes, 20 seconds
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New Priests and Pentecost

Join newly ordained, Fr. Jacob, and Fr. Sean in this week’s episode as they delve into priestly ordinations and the significance of the first mass celebrated by newly ordained priests. They also discuss Pentecost and a few other holy feasts celebrated within the Church.
5/23/202452 minutes, 34 seconds
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Brave New Motherless Wold

Join Fr. Mike & Fr. John as they dissect Huxley's "Brave New World," focusing on the absence of the Church and the loss of motherhood.
5/16/202454 minutes, 2 seconds
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Pier Giorgio Trojan Horse

Dcn. Jacob, soon-to-be Fr. Jacob, and Fr. Sean discuss the soon-to-be St. Pierre Giorgio Frassati.
5/9/202450 minutes, 58 seconds
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Paradise Springs Eternal

Fr. Mike's inspiration for this week's topic was T.S. Eliot's poem, The Waste Land. Join him and Fr. John as they discuss the chaos of the wasteland and the hope we should have in knowing God will restore the world back to paradise.
5/2/202444 minutes, 2 seconds
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The Poet's Eye and God's Voice

Alongside Fr. Mike, Dcn. Jacob encourages listeners to look at reality with the lens that allows us to see the way God is speaking to each one of us.
4/25/202454 minutes
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Remedies for Sorrow

Fr. John & Fr. Sean are joined by special guest and author Megan Nix. Megan is the author of "Remedies for Sorrow: An Extraordinary Child, a Secret Kept from Pregnant Women, and a Mother's Pursuit of the Truth", a memoir about her deeply personal experience with congenital CMV. Join Megan as she shares a little bit about her journey and her hopes to spread awareness to other expecting mothers. Book: https://www.amazon.com/Remedies-Sorrow-Extraordinary-Pregnant-Mothers/dp/0385548591
4/18/20241 hour, 13 minutes, 20 seconds
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Jesus in the Heart of Dixie

Fr. Mike recently returned from a retreat at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament which inspired the topic for this episode — joined by Dcn. Jacob, Fr. Mike shares some interesting information about Mother Angelica, the history of EWTN, and the shrine she was inspired to build to honor the Child Jesus.
4/11/202445 minutes, 21 seconds
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Bourbon, Neat

Episode #625 is inspired by Walker Percy's essay, "Bourbon, Neat". Fr. John and Fr. Sean talk about how eating and drinking is a form of giving glory to God. Fr. John fears that the current generation is losing the aesthetic of bourbon drinking, therefore missing out on the opportunity for conversation and community.”
4/4/202452 minutes, 58 seconds
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The Universal Call to Contemplation?

Inspired by a topic suggestion sent in by a listener, Dcn. Jacob and Fr. Mike touch on how contemplation can be found in all vocations. They remind us that no matter what our vocation is, we all have the same opportunity for holiness.
3/28/20241 hour, 7 minutes, 53 seconds
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Evangelization & the Kerygma

Fr. Sean & Fr. John touch on the different stages of evangelization and discuss the importance and necessity of the first stage, pre-evangelization.
3/21/202438 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Spirit Within

In this episode Fr. Mike and Dcn. Jacob discuss scriptural commentaries and the prophetic character of Jesus and the Church in the Gospel of Luke and Acts of the Apostles. The conversation was inspired by the biblical scholar Luke Timothy Johnson and one of his books, “Prophetic Jesus, Prophetic Church.”
3/14/202453 minutes, 21 seconds
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Eschatology and Utopia

In this thought-provoking podcast, Fr. John proposes the question, "Am I living my Catholic faith in the world as a utopian or an eschatological thinker?". Tune in as he and Fr. Sean discuss the damaging effects of trying to build a utopia within a society and how the real utopia is not of this world.
3/7/202453 minutes, 4 seconds
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Fount of Renewal

In light of Dcn. Jacob’s thesis, he and Fr. Mike discuss the renewal within the church and the need for renewal within our own hearts, all in light of the Holy Spirit.
2/29/20241 hour, 3 minutes, 36 seconds
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Chastity, Reconsidered

Join Fr. John & Fr. Sean as they discuss the true essence of chastity and the denial needed to achieve it.
2/22/202446 minutes, 24 seconds
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Soto Voce Part Two

This episode is a follow-up to the episode “The Quiet Parts." Tune in as Fr. Mike and Dcn. Jacob pick up where they left off last time, discussing the quiet prayers a priest prays during the mass.
2/15/202454 minutes, 4 seconds
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A Reflection on Mary

Fr. Sean and Fr. John reflect on Our Lady of Lourdes in light of her feast day coming up. Additionally, they reflect on Mary, Mother of the Eucharist in light of a triptych that Fr. Sean helped make. Tune in to hear about the apparitions at Lourdes as well as the title we give to Mary as Mother of the Eucharist and what these mean for us today.
2/8/202437 minutes, 50 seconds
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The Quiet Parts

In this episode Fr. Mike shares the “sotto voce” or quiet (literally, under-voice) prayers that the deacons and priests pray during the Mass. Deacon Jacob and Father Mike discuss how these prayers help their own focused devotional participation at Mass and invite you to consider how you can engage the prayers of the Mass with more preparedness, awareness and devotion.
2/1/202448 minutes, 22 seconds
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Sunday Best

In this episode Fr. Sean and Fr. John look at what Sundays ought to look like for a Catholic. Fr. Sean asks the simple question, “What should I wear to Mass on Sunday.” Tune in to hear their thoughts and how you can enter into your Sunday Best.
1/25/202445 minutes, 36 seconds
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Cathartic Heresies

In this episode Dcn. Jacob and Fr. Mike discuss the likeness and difference between the self-help movement and the Christian practice of asceticism. Do we still need God, or can we help ourselves?
1/18/202451 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Religion of the Day

In this episode Fr. John and Fr. Sean break down the new book by the University of Mary entitled, The Religion of the Day. Seeking to understanding the deeper meaning beneath the phenomenon of the "none," we realize that though secular, they are in fact religious - and that a new form of evangelization is now required.
1/11/202453 minutes, 40 seconds
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New Year, Same Us

In this banter heavy episode all four hosts gather to ring in the new year and look back at the last year of the podcast and their lives. It was full of mountains and Marian devotion. There is also a bit of looking ahead to the year to come. It's been a great year and the hosts have loved sharing it with listener land. Listen along to hear some of the lessons they've learned and hopes they have for the future.
1/4/20241 hour, 4 minutes, 34 seconds
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As The Roman Eagle Falls...

In this episode Fr. Mike teaches Dcn. Jake the history of Rome's frustrated hopes as they expected an eternal empire full of peace and prosperity that never quite panned out. The hosts invite all of us to wish big and pray for big world changing things because Jesus has come into the world and he is King of the Universe.
12/28/202334 minutes, 12 seconds
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Light from Light

Frs. John and Mike discuss Norway, their mild obsession with Bishop Erik Varden and the profound imagery of light and darkness in the Advent and Christmas Season.
12/21/202355 minutes, 5 seconds
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The New Cappadocians: An Interview with Fr. Joseph Fessio

In this special episode, Fr. John is joined by special guest Fr. Joseph Fessio. Fr. Fessio shares the story about the founding of Ignatius Press as well as his experiences learning from and being mentored by many incredible and well-known theologians.
12/14/202345 minutes, 28 seconds
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Apocalypse Now - Reading The Prophet Daniel in His Historical Context and Today

Fr. Mike and Dcn. Jacob discuss the scriptural genre of apocalyptic literature focusing on the Book of Daniel with its historical context and controversy. They conclude by reflecting on the lessons we can learn from the Prophet Daniel for our current historical moment and as a preparation for Advent anticipation.
12/7/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 26 seconds
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A Primer for Unsettled Lay People

In light of recent events and requests on the topic, Fr. John and Fr. Sean offer rules for thinking about Pope Francis, which they also call a "primer for unsettled laymen".
11/30/20231 hour, 1 minute, 28 seconds
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CSYSK Goes to Barbie Land

In this episode, Fr. John and Dcn. Jacob discuss the latest box office hit "Barbie" and the themes and lessons found in the movie.
11/23/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 18 seconds
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Rest In Your Mother's Arms

Fr. Mike and Fr. Sean's conversation is inspired by 1 Thessalonians 2:7-19. Fr. Mike talks about viewing the church as our Mother and the virtues and similarities shared between the two.
11/16/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 36 seconds
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Bye Bye Sadness My Old Friend

In episode 604, Dcn. Jacob and Fr. Sean talk about St. Thomas' remedies to cope with sadness and sorrow and how to interpret it.
11/9/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 46 seconds
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Some Sacristy Prayers

Fr. Mike and Dcn. Jacob walk through the vesting prayers, giving lay people an inside look into the sacristy as the priest and deacon prepare to celebrate mass.
11/2/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 38 seconds
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The 14er Finisher

On October 2nd, Fr. John and Fr. Sean accomplished the feat of summiting all 54 14ers in Colorado. Fr. Sean successfully summited all the 14ers and Fr. John has now celebrated mass on top of all 54. In celebration, the two reminisce on stories and experiences from hiking over the years.
10/26/202353 minutes, 15 seconds
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An Airplane Conversation with Christopher Dawson

In this week's episode, Fr. John tells Dcn. Jacob about a very interesting conversation he had on an airplane and how it led him to ponder three big questions that we should all be thinking about.
10/19/202355 minutes, 17 seconds
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Old Friends

Fr. Mike is joined by special guest and former host of CSYSK, Fr. Michael O’Loughlin. Enjoy their discussion on the traditions and practices found within the Byzantine Catholic Church.
10/12/202358 minutes, 36 seconds
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What Makes a Father a Father

Fr. Sean and Fr. Mike discuss the different criteria that an individual must meet in order to be recognized as a doctor or father of the church.
10/5/202351 minutes, 33 seconds
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Andrew Kim Taegon and Companions

Fr. Sean and Dcn. Jacob discuss the story of St. Andrew Kim Taegon and the evangelative efforts in the East.
9/28/202350 minutes, 15 seconds
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Wrestling with Targums

Fr. Mike teaches Fr. John about Genesis 32, where Jacob wrestles with an angel and changes the world forever.
9/22/202353 minutes, 21 seconds
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Run So As To Be Still

Dcn. Jacob and Fr. Mike discuss the apparent paradox of two different scriptures. How can we simultaneously by be still (Exodus 14:14, Psalm 46) while also running so as to win (1 Corinthians 9:24).
9/14/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 28 seconds
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A Bride Adorned

Fr. John provides an outline of what to expect from his new book, "A Bride Adorned". Fr. Sean joins him as they discuss the term perichoresis and how Mary and the Church cannot be understood apart from each other.
9/7/202353 minutes, 22 seconds
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The Crisis of Faith

Dcn. Jacob and Fr. John discuss the experience of faith throughout different stages of life and the deaths and crises that happen throughout a life of faith.
8/31/202349 minutes, 36 seconds
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Open-Heart Spirituality

Fr. Mike and Fr. Sean discuss the beauty of a vulnerable heart and the importance of turning our brokenness over to God to allow Him to do great work.
8/24/20231 hour, 1 minute, 46 seconds
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CSYSK Live from Lisbon

Sleep deprived Fr Sean and Dcn Jacob recount their experience of World Youth Day, and share their reflections on the week spent leading their parish group on pilgrimage to Lisbon.
8/17/202337 minutes, 6 seconds
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The Knight of the Woeful Figure

This week Fr. Mike and Fr. John welcome their priest friend Fr. Joe McGill from Scotland for a conversation on the Catholic vision expressed in Cervantes' Don Quixote - as well as Fr. Mike's tattoo.
8/10/20231 hour, 1 minute, 59 seconds
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Harmonies

This week Fr. Mike and Dcn. Jacob wax poetically about chaos and order. In context of the Companions own self reflections, they discuss the interplay of stability and uncertainty, and the important harmonies of life that allow for healthy growth and adventure.
8/3/202351 minutes, 47 seconds
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A Night Chapp under the Stars

The four hosts join together for a discussion on Larry Chapp's Confessions of a Catholic Worker: Our Moment of Christian Witness - the focus of this year's Companion's Summer Conference.
7/27/20231 hour, 21 minutes, 6 seconds
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Dare We Hope that Balthasar is a Heretic?

Fr. John passionately talks with Fr. Sean about two common misinterpretations made against Balthasar.
7/20/202351 minutes, 26 seconds
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Vacation Stuff You Should Know

In the midst of summer, Fr. Sean and Dcn. Jacob discuss the purpose of vacation and offer some practical suggestions on how to enter into a time of true rest.
7/13/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 52 seconds
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The Odyssey and The Rule

Fr. John uses a classic piece of literature, "The Odyssey", to give future dating advice to his new goddaughter, Penelope. Fr. John and Dcn. Jacob discuss the restlessness of the human heart found within all of us but specifically found in men.
7/6/202346 minutes, 56 seconds
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Laurus

Fr. Mike and Fr. John talk about the essence of three well-known pilgrimage sites and how we can journey on them in our own personal prayer life.
6/29/202344 minutes, 8 seconds
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Marriage on Mission

Fr. Mike and Deacon Jacob take us back to where it all began... the book of Genesis. The two discuss marriage, the beauty and complexity found within the vocation and the war on marriage.
6/22/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 42 seconds
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You've Got a Friend In Me

Fr. Sean and Fr. John discuss the importance of having friendships in our lives and with the Trinity. The conversation is structured around Aristotle's three degrees of friendship.
6/15/202350 minutes, 42 seconds
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Could Artificial Intelligence Have Named This Episode Better?

Dcn. Jacob has been hard at work preparing to lead the discussion on this week's topic: Artificial Intelligence. Tune in to hear Dcn. Jacob, Fr. John, and Fr. Sean discuss their opinions and thoughts on AI and its impressive yet alarming capabilities.
6/8/20231 hour, 27 minutes, 20 seconds
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Tetragrammaton Revisited

In this episode, Fr. Mike and Fr. Sean discuss the Tetragrammaton, the four letter name of God in Hebrew. They remind us of the reverence and importance that lies within His name and to be cognizant of when and how we use Jesus' name.
6/1/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 22 seconds
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Order Up

Dcn. Jacob and Fr. Sean discuss how not all knowledge is equal and that there is a proper ordering of knowledge. They are concerned with showing that the material and technological sciences do not supersede ethical, moral or theological truth.
5/25/202359 minutes, 24 seconds
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Don’t Forget Your Biscuits

Fr. John reminisces with Fr. Mike on an experience he had hiking Little Bear Peak, one of the most challenging 14ers in Colorado. This experience along with many others has inspired Fr. John to write a book this summer giving the perspective of how a person can rebuild a Christian worldview and rediscover God and themselves in the backcountry.
5/18/202357 minutes, 11 seconds
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The King Animal in the Animal Kingdom

Inspired by David Attenborough's animal documentaries, Fr. Mike muses with Dcn. Jacob about how cultures, nations, and families use animals to represent their core ideals. Ultimately they discuss how the Lamb is a symbol of the Christian.
5/12/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 11 seconds
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Leaf by Niggle

This week's episode is inspired by Fr. John's recent feat of completing the Grand Traverse. Fr. John uses J.R.R Tolkien's essay, Leaf by Niggle, to share a beautiful reflection with Fr. Sean on his experience of the Grand Traverse.
5/4/202356 minutes, 26 seconds
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Power and Authority

This week's topic is inspired by the writings of political philosopher, Augusto Del Noce. Fr. John & Dcn. Jacob discuss the dangers and consequences that are a result of living in a culture that has mistaken authority for power.
4/27/20231 hour, 1 minute, 9 seconds
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Death, Where Is Your Sting?

In wake of the recent death of Fr. Mike's grandmother, Fr. Mike and Fr. Sean discuss grieving the passing of our loved ones.
4/20/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 58 seconds
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He Is Risen

Fr. Sean presents the liturgies of the Paschal Triduum and Dcn. Jacob keeps trying to derail him by talking about the joy of the resurrection.
4/13/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 1 second
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Baby Jesus and the Altar

In this episode, Fr. Mike and Fr. John offer a unique perspective on contemplating Jesus as He enters His Passion.
4/6/202355 minutes, 28 seconds
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Don’t Stop Believing, Hold Onto That Promise

Fr. Mike & Deacon Jacob talk about life lessons learned on their annual hut trip, putting trust in God, and the necessity of perseverance in the life of a Christian.
3/30/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 22 seconds
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Instant Gratification and Silence

Fr. John and Fr. Sean discuss the importance of making room for silence in our lives and homes, forcing us to reflect on our life and aiding us to see the face of God.
3/23/202344 minutes, 26 seconds
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CSYSKSYSC: Catholic Stuff and Art

Fr. John & Deacon Jaacob discuss three of Christopher Nolan's films, Inception, Interstellar and Tenet and present the good that can be gleaned from secular art viewed from a Christian perspective.
3/16/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 6 seconds
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Fast Ninja, Prayer Ninja, Alms Ninja

This week Fr. Mike and Fr. Sean continue the conversation on lent. They discuss the ways in which our penances and fasting can contribute to fighting the war against evil and ultimately benefiting the world as a whole.
3/9/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 27 seconds
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Lent Me Your Ear

Fr. Sean is joined by recently ordained Deacon Jacob in this week's podcast. The two discuss how to enter into lent and the scripture readings that we will read throughout the liturgical season of lent.
3/2/202355 minutes, 46 seconds
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Eucharistic Revival

Fr. John and Fr. Mike are joined by The Most Reverend Bishop Andrew Cozzens, the Bishop of the Diocese of Crookston, Minnesota. Bishop Cozzens also serves as the chairman of the National Eucharistic Revival. Our special guest and the hosts discuss the three-year initiative and the mission of renewing the Church's encounter with Jesus in the Eucharist. For more information on the National Eucharistic Revival visit: https://www.eucharisticrevival.org
2/23/202347 minutes, 14 seconds
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Saint Rev Mr Dcn Epaphras of the Colossians

Fr. Mike and soon to be Dcn. Jacob, discuss the little known and oft forgotten Deacon Epaphras who served the Colossians. Fr. Mike invites Jacob to take the description St. Paul gives of Epaphras as the model for his diaconal ministry.
2/17/202358 minutes, 19 seconds
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Timshel

Fr. John and Fr. Sean discuss the importance of reading classical literature, the impact that can have on our thoughts and how God reveals himself through narrative.
2/10/202349 minutes, 56 seconds
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Can WE Build the City of God?

Fr. John and Jacob use the writings of CS Lewis and St. Augustine to discuss the true relationship between love and worship.
2/2/202347 minutes, 32 seconds
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Sharper Than a Two Edged Sword

This week's topic is inspired by Pope Francis' Motu Proprio, "APERUIT ILLIS" from 2019. Fr. Mike and Fr. Sean discuss how to make the Bible a part of your life and the importance of finding a love for scripture.
1/26/202345 minutes, 37 seconds
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Fr. How Can I Make My Son A Priest?

In this episode, Fr. Sean and Jacob discuss a parent's important role in creating a religious environment and culture at home to foster their child's desire to live out the Christian life, ultimately leading them toward their vocation.
1/20/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 40 seconds
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Atonement

Fr. Mike and Fr. John circle back on the life of Pope Benedict and discuss the Catholic view on atonement.
1/12/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 24 seconds
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Mama Mary and Papa Benny

In this week's discussion, Fr. Mike and Jacob discuss Mary, Mother of God and the recent passing of Pope Benedict and striving for virtue in this upcoming year.
1/5/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 24 seconds
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On Mission Together

In light of the Companions 15th Anniversary, Father Sean and Father John discuss the rule of the companions, specifically the importance of laboring in the field together and the necessity of community in the Christian life.
12/29/202250 minutes, 4 seconds
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The Marian Logic of Christian Rest

In the chaos and busyness that comes with this time of the year, Fr. John and Jacob discuss the true meaning of rest, the importance of knowing our limitations and how to receive rest from God.
12/22/202241 minutes, 24 seconds
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Our Lady of Immaculate Perception

A virgin without stain or blemish, what does that actually look like? Tune in to this week's episode to listen to Fr. Sean and Fr. Mike's deep dive on the Immaculate Mary.
12/15/202257 minutes, 54 seconds
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Gaudete or Laudete?

In this episode, Fr. Sean and Jacob discuss what it means to truly live a joyful life.
12/9/202247 minutes, 44 seconds
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Victory over Minerva

Fr. John & Fr. Mike discuss examples throughout history where goodness triumphs over evil.
12/1/202254 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Longest Thanksgiving Day Ever

Fr. Mike & Jacob discuss the penitential season of Advent and practicing gratitude throughout the liturgical season.
11/24/202248 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Liturgical Ideal of the Church

Fr. Sean and Fr. John welcome their friend Fr. Eric Gilbaugh from Helena, Montana in an extended discussion on the purpose of the reforms of the Second Vatican Council, the "big five" issues in liturgy today, and lastly, propose a vision of the liturgical ideal of the Church today.
11/17/20222 hours, 12 minutes, 38 seconds
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Philosopher Wars, Episode 6: The Return of the Narrative

In this episode, Jacob and Fr. John discuss the topic of the personal narrative of our lives, in light of God's greater story.
11/10/202248 minutes, 8 seconds
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A Priest Without Pockets

In episode #551, Fr. Mike & Fr. Sean discuss the history and theology of tithing.
11/3/202259 minutes, 47 seconds
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7 Fruitful Gifts That Aren't Fruitcake

In this week's episode, Fr. Mike & Jacob take a deep dive into the Gifts of the Holy Spirit.
10/27/202257 minutes, 45 seconds
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Pilgrims on a Journey

In this episode, Father Sean and Jacob discuss that a pilgrimage isn't so much about the destination, rather about the transformation along the way.
10/20/202254 minutes, 41 seconds
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The Most Interesting Man In The World

This week's episode, features all four of the CSYSK hosts and special guest, Fr. Timothy Danaher, aka “the most interesting man in the world” or “the man behind the curtain”.
10/13/202252 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Five Withouts

In this week's episode, Fr. John & Fr. Sean discuss Luigi Giussani's addresses, "To Give One's Life for the Work of Another" and his idea of the "Five Withouts".
10/6/202241 minutes, 8 seconds
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The Measure of The World

Fr. John and Jacob discuss how Christ is the key to interpreting reality and the necessity of seeking meaningfulness in all things.
9/29/202249 minutes, 17 seconds
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Graceful Like God

Fathers Mike and Sean chat about some faces of Grace in the Bible and on the throne.
9/22/202252 minutes, 42 seconds
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Fall Kick Off

You asked and we answered. All four hosts kick off fall by taking on a list of your questions.
9/15/20221 hour, 9 minutes, 37 seconds
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Tridentine Bible School

What was the topic anyway? Fr. Mike & Jacob discuss ecumenism, Mother Theresa and the Bible.
9/9/202253 minutes, 53 seconds
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The Hidden Life

In this week’s episode, Father John & Jacob discuss the paradox of living a life hidden in Christ while living in the world as a Christian.
9/2/202245 minutes, 24 seconds
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Frank the Tank

How many Popes can fit in a nursing home? Fr. Sean & Fr. Mike discuss the question, “Does the Pope ever phase out of fulfilling the role of Pope?”.
8/25/202243 minutes, 41 seconds
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The Vita Contemplativa: When the Call Comes

Love always demands a vow
8/18/202240 minutes, 8 seconds
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Your Life Rules!

Plan of action
8/11/202248 minutes, 16 seconds
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Maybe not weird, but... Be Unique!

The Holy Spirit likes weird
8/4/202258 minutes, 22 seconds
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Shark Teeth, Beauty & Suffering

Don't be Mod
7/28/202227 minutes, 24 seconds
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Popsicle Jealousy

The Consequences of Jealousy
7/22/202244 minutes, 12 seconds
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Imagination - It's Relevant

Relating to the Culture
7/14/202248 minutes, 51 seconds
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Patris Corde

Leaving the Noise https://www.patriscorde.org/
7/7/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 6 seconds
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What the Rosary has to do with Croissants

Bridging the gap
6/30/202237 minutes, 10 seconds
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Mary's Shema

Take it to heart
6/23/202239 minutes, 49 seconds
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The Mountains are Calling and I Must Go

The Spirituality of John Muir
6/17/202245 minutes, 18 seconds
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The Most Valuable Thing in the World

What else could you need?!...
6/9/202251 minutes
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Seek Up

And your cup is overflowing?
6/2/202248 minutes, 10 seconds
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Offer it up, son

The value of sacrifice
5/27/202258 minutes, 21 seconds
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Desire and the Will to Power

Desire and the Will to Power
5/19/202249 minutes, 24 seconds
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He's Got the Whole World in His Hands

Stay calm and keep on Evangelizing
5/12/202248 minutes, 29 seconds
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How to Change

Affirming Readiness
5/5/202245 minutes, 53 seconds
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My Wonderfully Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Lent

Wheresoever we writhe, ... God will provithe!
4/28/202243 minutes, 56 seconds
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Don't Be Weird

How to be Human in the Church
4/21/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 32 seconds
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How to Build a Catholic High School

Gregorian Stuff You Should Know
4/14/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 10 seconds
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What Say You Nature/Grace

Giftedness, Givenness, Gratuity
4/7/202249 minutes, 23 seconds
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The Bourbon Talk

Special Episode: Catholic Marriage & everything you don't want to talk about
4/5/202255 minutes, 6 seconds
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Don't Resent the New Host

What does Max Scheler have to do with me?
3/31/202246 minutes, 41 seconds
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Space Travel

Ecclesiology and Eschatology... in space.
3/24/202253 minutes, 7 seconds
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Lethe and Eunoe

Dante's Purgatorio
3/17/202249 minutes, 15 seconds
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If Nothing Changes, Nothing Changes

A change and a tribute.
3/10/202247 minutes, 50 seconds
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Announcement

State of the Union
12/4/202111 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Joy of a Happy Death

Pondering your final desires
11/25/202141 minutes, 56 seconds
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Rona Bologna

Being forced to seek out help.
11/18/202154 minutes, 29 seconds
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Talking about Bicycles

Riding through the spiritual life
11/12/202154 minutes, 1 second
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Jerome Lejeune

Beauty and grace in the unexpected gift.
11/4/202154 minutes, 13 seconds
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Olo & Rapp Reunite

Moments of recentering and remembering.
10/28/20211 hour, 8 seconds
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First Communion in Tents?!

Remembering the simple things
10/14/202140 minutes, 25 seconds
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Can I ask you something?

Ask, and then maybe spoil them.
10/7/202140 minutes, 51 seconds
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Jesus is the Answer for a Mark-hearted Catholic

Continuing back, even in the struggle
9/30/202153 minutes, 40 seconds
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Trim Your Nose Hairs

A willingness to take the next step
9/24/202143 minutes, 55 seconds
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A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Spiritual Exercises

Coming face to face with reality.
9/16/202151 minutes, 23 seconds
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St. Ansgar & Mission Failure

It's more than just bearing fruit.
9/9/202138 minutes, 30 seconds
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World's a Stage

Focus on the plot, not just the extras.
9/3/202146 minutes, 50 seconds
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Sent the Holy Spirit for the Forgiveness of Sins

Seeking the truth is more than just a list
8/26/202148 minutes, 25 seconds
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Monotasking

and the ruthless elimination of hurry
8/19/202146 minutes, 16 seconds
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Keep It 500

Taking time to praise & reflect.
8/12/20211 hour, 14 minutes, 45 seconds
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Repost: Batman

NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NATHAN!
8/5/202124 minutes, 48 seconds
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Repost: The Heart of Marriage

The Mystery of Crowning
7/22/202146 minutes, 11 seconds
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Repost: Celibatio Celebratio

Radical Readiness
7/8/202154 minutes, 5 seconds
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Repost: Veni, Sancte Spiritus

RCIA Lesson: The Five Powers of the Holy Spirit
6/24/202157 minutes, 53 seconds
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Repost: Discernment of Spirits

More than Just a Set of Rules
6/10/20210
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God is "Being With"

What for, from, and with have to teach us.
5/27/202154 minutes, 40 seconds
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The Infection of Hereditary Hypocrisy

Coming to truly know thyself
5/20/202151 minutes, 54 seconds
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What Ought Balthasar to Hope?

Death is not the final word.
5/13/202159 minutes, 4 seconds
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Giant Love Ball

The beauty of prayer through chant and song
5/6/20211 hour, 2 minutes, 20 seconds
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From His Loins

Reflections with a dad
4/30/202153 minutes
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Desire, Experience, Conversion

Tools for Encountering Christ
4/22/202149 minutes, 54 seconds
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Homily Talk

Portraying the Wort of God
4/15/202153 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Flame of Faith

Let your faith be seen
4/8/202139 minutes, 2 seconds
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Paradise around the Corner

Because He Promised
4/1/202147 minutes, 8 seconds
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A Free Africa with Obianuju vs. Ideological Colonialis

Promoting aid through justice and mercy
3/26/202150 minutes, 37 seconds
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Be Bold Be Brief Be Seated

Quick texts to your spiritual friends
3/18/202130 minutes, 54 seconds
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Leaving the Zoo

The reality of the wilderness
3/11/202155 minutes, 18 seconds
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Because Someone has to be Dad

How fathers lead us to the Father
3/4/202149 minutes, 11 seconds
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Honoring

More than just a celebration
2/25/202144 minutes, 26 seconds
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Covid Marriage Crash Course

More than just a feeling
2/18/202150 minutes, 24 seconds
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Fill In the Blank

Seeing the Sacraments
2/11/202149 minutes, 56 seconds
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Tantum Ergo and the Mystery of Faith

Fueling wonder & praise
2/4/202153 minutes, 27 seconds
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The Grand Inquisitor

Learning true freedom with Dostoevsky
1/28/202148 minutes, 37 seconds
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Water Whispers

Water, from beginning to end
1/21/202151 minutes, 48 seconds
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Three Part Sanctuary

It's more than sitting at a desk
1/14/202142 minutes, 35 seconds
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Soul Music

The sounds that captivate you
1/7/202151 minutes, 59 seconds
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Sacramentalized Nonverts

Pray Local.
12/31/202052 minutes
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Come to Your Senses in Advent!

Prepare for the birth of the Lord
12/24/202055 minutes, 31 seconds
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More Than Lonely Hearts

Love found in sacrifice
12/17/202052 minutes, 54 seconds
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Theology of Disclosure

Tearing off the wrapping paper
12/10/202055 minutes, 8 seconds
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A Dialogue of Self & Soul

Learning from your screen time
12/3/202052 minutes, 15 seconds
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Grazing Under the Shadow of the King

Following the shepherd's guide
11/26/20200
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Societal Scurvy

Growth through communal friendship
11/19/202056 minutes, 41 seconds
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There's one thing I know...

Reflections on the highway
11/12/202046 minutes, 19 seconds
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Baby Making

The desire to give life
11/5/202051 minutes, 32 seconds
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Political Spin Class, Pt. 2

First, become informed. Second, vote.
10/29/202044 minutes, 40 seconds
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Political Spin Class, Pt. 1

Wrestling with both sides
10/22/202046 minutes, 32 seconds
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Live at Legatus

The transmission of faith through humanity.
10/15/202048 minutes, 30 seconds
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Protecting the Human Ecosystem: Prolegomena

Are cheese-crackers a Human Right?
10/8/202038 minutes, 10 seconds
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The Nun with Spurs

Learning Holiness in Unexpected Circumstances
10/1/202030 minutes, 56 seconds
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Burger King Catholicism

What does God want me to choose?
9/24/202049 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Prodigal Sheep

The faithful, resilient, prayerful warriors
9/17/202033 minutes, 35 seconds
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Drinks after Lord's Day

Striking the balance
9/10/202048 minutes, 50 seconds
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1917 and the Power of the Superhuman Fatima Children

A light for the world
9/3/202044 minutes, 18 seconds
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Man at Play

Living with charm, wit, & elegance
8/27/202052 minutes, 20 seconds
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Sharing is Caring

Faith for the generations
8/20/202047 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Counsels in the Mountains

Living in Harmony
8/13/20201 hour, 17 seconds
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Land of the Holy Faith. Land of Miracles

He blesses the mission
8/6/20201 hour, 2 minutes, 59 seconds
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I Can Do Nothing

The Central Theme
7/30/202047 minutes, 51 seconds
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Be at rest my soul

Looking Back
7/16/202056 minutes, 52 seconds
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Addicted to Mediocrity

Log out & live
7/9/202052 minutes, 40 seconds
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Mercy, Mercy, Mercy, Peace

Mercy in the Mass
7/2/202046 minutes, 20 seconds
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Transformation in the Face of God

Run to the Eucharist
6/25/202053 minutes, 47 seconds
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Anxiety and Poverty

Entrusting to Him in all things
6/18/202037 minutes
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One Congregation

What you did to the least of these
6/11/202053 minutes, 35 seconds
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Basil and Malachi EPs

The Art of Prayer
6/4/202055 minutes, 12 seconds
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Zoë

Beauty of the Feminine
5/28/202053 minutes, 58 seconds
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Dependence, the basic truth

Receive with Mary
5/21/202053 minutes, 40 seconds
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Oil Can

Here to Serve
5/14/202047 minutes, 31 seconds
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The Dwarf and Tragedian

Thy will be done
5/7/202052 minutes, 37 seconds
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Promises of God

Living for His Promises
4/30/202039 minutes, 40 seconds
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I Do, with the Help of God

Clear the brush
4/23/202046 minutes, 1 second
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Baal and Asherah v. Mercy God

Trusting in a Merciful God
4/16/202040 minutes, 33 seconds
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The Sacrifice of the Mass

The Interior Sacrifice
4/9/202056 minutes, 50 seconds
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Jewish Roots

Living the Scriptures
4/2/202037 minutes, 1 second
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Bacterial Scrupulosity

Our Holy Longing
3/26/202056 minutes, 49 seconds
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Leviathan the Ancient Beast

Rising to a Different Life
3/19/202055 minutes, 25 seconds
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Surnaturel

The desire within
3/12/202052 minutes, 36 seconds
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Spirit of the World

Learning to become obedient
3/5/202038 minutes, 7 seconds
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Goebel, 4% Neanderthal

How we all came to be, a theory
2/27/202048 minutes, 50 seconds
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Blessed Composure Disclosure

Re-imagining the Mountains of Scripture
2/20/20201 hour, 2 minutes, 38 seconds
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David and Nathan

David and Nathan
2/13/202036 minutes
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Only the Lover Sings

Beholding true beauty
2/6/202055 minutes, 8 seconds
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Beren and Lúthien

Truth portrayed in the story
1/30/202050 minutes, 13 seconds
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Some Little Saints for 2020

The effect of small, seemingly insignificant, lives
1/23/202053 minutes, 30 seconds
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A Live One: CSYSK 10th Anniversary

Reminiscing Together
1/16/20201 hour, 14 minutes, 49 seconds
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Subordination

Ordering life according to the Lord
1/9/202041 minutes, 12 seconds
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Competition Cult

Fighting the need to win
1/2/20201 hour, 8 minutes, 49 seconds