What is Truth Catholic Podcast
What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 103

In Episode 103 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Basil the Great, a leader of Eastern monasticism who fought for the truth of the faith.  We will hear a homily for the Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God.    In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear from Pope Francis about the poor and Christmas.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discuss a documentary film about the work of religious community among the poor.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what happened to a Catholic nursing home in Belgium.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear from Pope Francis about the truth of practicing forgiveness .  All of this plus music from Coram Deo Church  who sings, “Joining in the Joy”.  This and more on Episode 103 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 102 - Merry Christmas

In Episode 102 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Eugenia who gave her life as a martyr for the faith.  We will hear a homily for Christmas about the birth of our Lord.    In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear a former Baptist who is now a Bishop.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discuss a film by a famous director.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what happened to a church in Chile.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear from the new president of the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops about the truth of caring for immigrants and the vulnerable of society .  All of this plus music from Coram Deo Church  who sings, “What Child Is This”.  This and more on this Merry Christmas Episode 102 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 101

In Episode 101 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Francis Xavier who served the Lord as a missionary.  We will hear a homily for the 2nd Sunday of Advent about John the Baptist and his call to repentance.    In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a nun called the Mother Teresa of Africa.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discuss a film documenting the life of a saint. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what is happening in California.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear from Pope Francis about the truth of encountering poverty .  All of this plus music from Coram Deo Church  who sings, “Christ is Coming”.  This and more on Episode 101 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 100

In Episode 100 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Fr. Englemar Unzeitig, who was recently declared a blessed.  We will hear a homily for the 1st Sunday of Advent about Jesus reminding us about the importance of being prepared.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear from Pope Francis about the truth.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discuss a new book about the highlights of the life of Joseph Ratzinger.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what a so-called Catholic group is advocating.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from the U.S. Bishops about how to handle feelings about the recent presidential election.  All of this plus music from Coram Deo Church  who sings, “O Come O Come Emanuel”.  This and more on Episode 100 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 99

In Episode 99 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne who came to the United States to serve Native Americans.  We will hear a homily for the Solemnity of Christ the King about Jesus and his encounter with two criminals on the cross.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear from Pope how to handle our lives when we feel hopeless.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discuss Mel Gibson’s newest movie and the message it has for humanity.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what happened to an elderly Catholic priest.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth about sports and the power of evangelization.  All of this plus music from Audrey Assad who sings, “Come Thou Fount”.  This and more on Episode 99 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 98

In Episode 98 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Frances Xavier Cabrini who was the first United States citizen to be canonized.  We will hear a homily for the 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus reminding the Apostles to trust in Him.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear rom Pope Francis who is calling on all religions to condemn violence.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new coloring book, an adult Catholic coloring book.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a new Vermont law.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis as he gives us 6 new Beatitudes.   All of this plus music from Audrey Assad  who sings, “Good to Me”.  This and more on Episode 98 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 97

In Episode 97 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Albert Chmielowski, a painter who became an advocate for the poor.  We will hear a homily for the 32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus’ encounter with the Sadducees who challenges Him about the resurrection.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear from an Archbishop about depending on Mary to combat the evil one.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new documentary telling the truth about physician assisted suicide.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what happened to a bakery in Oregon.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from a survivor about the real causes of human trafficking.   All of this plus music from Tate who sings, “Shine”.  This and more on Episode 97 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 96

In Episode 96 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Jose Sanchez del Rio who was recently canonized by Pope Francis.   We will hear a homily for the 31st Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus’ encounter with a tax collector and his response to Jesus.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a priest who survived a difficult journey.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book about living the sacrament of marriage.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the actions of an insurance company.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth about ways to improve our prayer lives.   All of this plus music from Kingdom Heirs who sings, “Just Preach Jesus”.  This and more on Episode 96 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 95

In Episode 95 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Mother Marie Adele Garnier, a nun on the path to sainthood.   We will hear a homily for the 30th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus telling us a parable about two men entering the temple to pray.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a man who went from being an atheist and drug addict to being a Catholic priest.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover an upcoming movie that takes on the scourge that is human trafficking.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand what is happening in my former home of Massachusetts  .   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Catholics in Nebraska about the death penalty.   All of this plus music from Lauren Moscato who sings, “He Gives Me Strength”.  This and more on Episode 95 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 94

In Episode 94 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, soon to be saint Elizabeth of the Trinity who brought others to the joys and appreciation of the Blessed Trinity.  We will hear a homily for the 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus telling us the importance of praying always.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a Hollywood movie star and his love of priests.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover an upcoming conference that aims to answer 'challenging' questions about sexuality and living the faith.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand about “catfishing" from a supposed Catholic .   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Catholics in Nebraska about the death penalty.   All of this plus music from The Rizers who sings, “Trust in the Lord.”  This and more on Episode 94 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 93

In Episode 93 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Bruno who brought the light of Christ in a society filled with darkness.  We will hear a homily for the 27th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus telling us what it means to be a real servant.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about the recent passing of the world’s oldest bishop.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a Catholic singer songwriter and how she expressed her faith through music.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand why a health system is changing the name of their hospitals.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Bishop Thomas Olmsted about Pope Francis’ views of marriage.  All of this plus music from Balsam Range who sings, “Any Old Road.”  This and more on Episode 93 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 92

In Episode 92 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Joseph of Cupertino, who devoted his life to serving the Lord.   We will hear a homily for the 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus telling us what it means to be a good steward.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a hockey goalie and how he shows his faith.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book gleaned from an interview with a Pope.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand the justification a parent used for hurting her child.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis regarding religion and the environment.  All of this plus music from Crist Family who sings, “His Strength is Perfect”.  This and more on Episode 92 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 91

In Episode 91 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Eugene de Mazenod who brought God’s love to others as a missionary.   We will hear a homily for the 24th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus reminding us of God’s love and search to bring all people to Himself.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a Catholic doctor and how he saved Jews from the Nazis.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a biography of a priest who stood up to evil, no matter what the cost.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand what happened recently to five nuns in Argentina.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis regarding our treatment of homosexuals.  All of this plus music from Harper Gruzins who sings, “God of Wonders”.  This and more on Episode 91 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 90 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Blessed Brochero who brought God’s word and sacraments to people no matter how difficult the hardships.   We will hear a homily for the 23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus telling us what it takes to be his disciple.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about the oldest and longest-serving priest in U.S.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will hear about a new book for Catholic young women discussing faith, life and dating.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand how a priest can be falsely accused of a heinous crime.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth about how Catholics need to respond to the rise of the largest religious group in the country.  All of this plus music from Nehemiah who sings what we must be to be one with Christ, “Lose Yourself”.  This and more on Episode 90 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 89

In Episode 89 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Maria Elizabeth Hesselblad, who was a convert to the faith.   We will hear a homily for the 22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus telling us what is really important.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a young priest and his battle with cancer.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will hear about a book discussing Catholicism and Evolution.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand a recent decision by the National Basketball Association.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from an Archbishop about the upcoming presidential election.  All of this plus music from Justine who sings what we are all called to be, “Holy”.  This and more on Episode 89 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 88

In Episode 88 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Servant of God Josef Mayr-Nusser who stood up for the truth and paying the ultimate price.   We will hear a homily for the 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus being asked by his disciples who will be saved.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a priest and his involvement in the Olympic Games.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a book highlighting the battle of 17 saints against the evil one.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand the actions of a prominent Catholic politician.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis regarding indigenous cultures.  All of this plus music from The  Mckameys who sings “I Made It By Grace” This and more on Episode 88 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 87

In Episode 87 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Blessed Solomon Leclerc who gave his life for the faith.  We will hear a homily for the 20th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus telling his disciples about His presence on earth.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a new Deacon and how his challenges has formed his faith.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will hear about a book from a Deacon teaching the importance and creation of good homilies.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand what happened to a college student who stood up for his beliefs.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will learn the truth about what it means to be pro woman.  All of this plus music from Mark Smeby who sings “How Great Thou Art” This and more on Episode 87 of What is Truth.

 

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What Is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 86

In Episode 86 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, United States Bishop  Servant of God Alphonse Gallegos who is on his way to sainthood.  We will hear a homily for the 19th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus challenging his disciples to be good servants.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about an Iraqi nun bringing Christ’s peace to the people in Boston.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a Catholic novel telling a story about the beauty of redemption.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand the thoughts of a mayor and his view of a Catholic Bishop.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will learn the truth from a doctor about the birth control pill.  All of this plus music from a Kimberly and Alberto Rivera who sing “How Great is Our God” This and more on Episode 86 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 85

In Episode 85 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Gregory of Narek, who was recently declared a Doctor of the Church.  We will hear a homily for the 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus telling the parable of the Good Samaritan.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a priest who served at a Nazi concentration camp.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will hear about a book telling the story of a priest who was selling to sacrifice everything.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand a new lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will learn the truth from Pope Francis about prayer.  All of this plus music from a Chris Muglia who sings what I wish for us all, “Serenity." This and more on Episode 85 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 84

In Episode 84 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Takayama Ukon, a 16th Japanese Samurai who gave his life for the faith.  We will hear a homily for the 14th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus sending his disciples out to minister to the people.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a nun who sends words of encouragement to inmates.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a priest who will be writing a new book about a difficult subject.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand the thoughts of a comedian about two decisions she made when she was a teen.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will learn the truth from Pope Francis about the death penalty.  All of this plus music from a Church in Indianapolis who sings “Always In My Heart” This and more on Episode 84 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 83

In Episode 83 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Peter Armengol, who started his journey to sainthood as a criminal .  We will hear a homily for the 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus calling to follow him and people’s response to the call.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a priest who ministers in an unusual setting.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will hear about a new documentary movie that shows the impact of Pope St. John Paul II on communism.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand what happened to a teenager trying to live his faith.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will learn the truth about women entering religious communities.  All of this plus music from David Young who sings “The Way.” This and more on Episode 83 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 82

In Episode 82 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Venerable Matthew Talbot, the patron of those struggling with addiction.  We will hear a homily for the 12th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus telling the Apostles the price of discipleship.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a Catholic actor who turned down the role of a lifetime.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a movie that attempts to be sacred art.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand an organization’s view as to the cause of the tragedy in Orlando.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will learn from Pope Francis the truth he told to doctors about assisted suicide.  All of this plus music from a Church in Indianapolis who sings “Will Sing to the Lord.” This and more on Episode 82 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 81

In Episode 81, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Anthony of Padua, who was called to leave everything to serve our Lord.  We will hear a homily for the 11th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus and the power of love and forgiveness.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a Bishop in India who is giving an usual gift to a local Hindu.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a book that tells the truth about the church.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand a new law in Canada.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will learn from Pope Francis the truth about suffering.  All of this plus music from David Young who sings “My Love, My Life, My All.” This and more on Episode 81 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 80

In Episode 80 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Bonifice, who was a missionary to the German people.  We will hear a homily for the 10th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus raising a young man from the dead.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a priest who was recently ordained despite some obstacles.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new movie that focuses on the humanity of Christ.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand the words of the new President-elect of the Philippines.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will learn the truth about what happens when immigrants are sent back to their country or origin.  All of this plus music from Aaron Hammond who sings “Drowned in Your Word.” This and more on Episode 80 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 79

In Episode 79 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Joan of Arc, who was burned at the stake for defending the faith.  We will hear a homily for the Solemnity of  the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ as we celebrate the ultimate gift from God.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a dynasty of a Canadian family.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new book helping us move towards sainthood.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand the actions of a Columbian judge.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will learn the truth about the use of bathrooms and facilities by persons identifying themselves as transgendered.  All of this plus music from Bill Brown who sings “Keeping the Faith.” This and more on Episode 79 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 78

In Episode 78 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Our Lady of Fatima, who appeared to 3 children during the First World War.   We will hear a homily for the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord as the Apostles witnessed Jesus' ascension to the Father. In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a nun who gave her life in the service of the Lord.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new album from a community of nuns.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand the actions of the Marine Corps towards an enlisted person’s posting.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will learn the truth about the month of May.  All of this plus music from A Church in Indianapolis  who sings “Always in My Heart” This and more on Episode 78 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 77

In Episode 77 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Louis de Monfort, who dedicated his life to honoring the Blessed Virgin, .   We will hear a homily for the 5th Sunday in Easter about how Jesus calls us to love.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a football coach and his wife who live their faith as they are helping to build up the Catholic Church.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a Vermont’s Diocese efforts to use the media for Catholic education.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand the Canadian government’s response to a increase in suicides among the First Nations.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will learn the truth about religion and happiness.  All of this plus music from a Andy Wallin who sings “Choose”  This and more on Episode 77 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 76

In Episode 76, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Blessed Élisabeth of the Trinity, who exemplifies the total surrender of self to Jesus who led her to holiness.   We will hear a homily for the 4th Sunday in Easter about how Jesus offers eternal life for those who follow him.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about the only nun sentenced to death by the Nazi regime.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new book that challenges men to live Christian lives.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand a decision by the US Food and Drug Administration.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will learn the real meaning of the Holy Father’s newest apostolic exhortation.  All of this plus music from the group, A Church in Indiana who sings “Forever Father” This and more on Episode 76 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 75

In Episode 75 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. John Baptist de Lasalle, who served the Church as a teacher of the truth.   We will hear a homily for the third Sunday in Easter about the appearance of the risen Christ to the apostles who had returned to their former life.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a woman whose love of beauty led her to the truth of the faith.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will hear about a new movie that tells the truth of God’s presence in the world.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand the actions of a Canadian province.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will learn from Pope Francis the truth about mercy.  All of this plus music from the CCA Praise Ensemble who sing “Jesus Christ is Lord” . This and more on Episode 75 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 74

In Episode 74, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Richard of Chichester, who served as a controversial Bishop during the reign of King Henry III.  We will hear a homily for the second Sunday in Easter about the appearance of the risen Christ to the Apostles.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a nun who brought the truth of the faith to people all over the world.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will hear about a book highlighting the journey of a woman who suffered clerical abuse  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand the actions of animal rights activists.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will discover the Holy Father’s response to an Easter act of terrorism.   All of this plus music from the Christmas Singers who sing that classic Easter hymn, “Jesus Christ is Risen Today” This and more on Episode 74 of What is Truth

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Easter 2016 Edition

In today's Easter Episode, 2016, you will hear a homily about the Resurrection and its meaning in our lives.  Please remember, Easter is not about our Easter bonnets or bunnies (even the chocolate ones), but about the love and mercy of Jesus.  We are called as believers to accept this great gift of our Lord and share it with the world.  On behalf of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, I wish you a Blessed and Holy Easter.

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 73

In Episode 73 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Patrick, who served the Church as a Bishop and missionary.  We will hear a homily for Palm or Passion Sunday with us recalling Jesus' triumphant entrance into Jerusalem ending with his death for our sins.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a Catholic priest who walked for miles while hearing confessions.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will hear about a new movie starring a surprising person.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand the actions of a Canadian doctor.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will contemplate the truth about what love really is.  All of this plus music from Chris Muglia who sings what we desperately need, “Serenity.” This and more on Episode 73 of What is Truth.

 

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What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 72

In Episode 72 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Louise de Marillac, who served the Church by serving the poor and forgotten.  We will hear a homily for the 5th Sunday of Lent with Jesus telling us about the mercy of God.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a troubled youth who received a letter from a surprising source that has given him hope.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn more about an iPhone application that encourages us to pray.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand a court ruling impacting a Catholic television network.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will contemplate the truth about abortion.  All of this plus music from Chris Muglia who sings what we desperately need, “Serenity.” This and more on Episode 72 of What is Truth

 

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Category:general, Religion and Spirituality -- posted at: 7:50am MST

What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 71

In Episode 71 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Katherine Drexel, who served the Church as a missionary to the poor and to Native Americans.  We will hear a homily for the 4th Sunday of Lent with Jesus telling us the parable of the prodigal Father.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a man who lived a life of struggle but ultimately redemption.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a group of musical nuns who sang for Pope Francis. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand the position of a law and medical professor regarding conscience rights.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will contemplate the truth about our American past time.  All of this plus a song entitled  “My Redeemer Lives”.  This and more on Episode 71 of What is Truth.

 

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Category:general, Religion and Spirituality -- posted at: 7:37am MST

What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 70

In Episode 70 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Blessed Daniel Brottier, who served the Church as a missionary.  We will hear a homily for the 3rd Sunday of Lent with Jesus telling us the parable of the fig tree.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a Catholic governor who is standing up for life.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new movie depicting how the Resurrection can change lives. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand the actions of a man in California.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will contemplate the truth from Pope Francis about the death penalty.  All of this plus music from The Steves who sings “Bookstore Man”.  This and more on Episode 70 of What is Truth.

 

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Category:general, Religion and Spirituality -- posted at: 9:25am MST

What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 69

In Episode 69 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Peter Damian, who served the Church in love and obedience.  We will hear a homily for the 2nd Sunday of Lent telling us about the transfiguration and an apostle’s response to this event.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a woman who is working to increase Catholic’s reading of the Bible.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn the truth about a children’s book from a surprising author.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand a Massachusetts court’s ruling regarding a local school.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will contemplate the truth about a proposal that a federal agency is considering.  All of this plus the short song “As We Walk the Way with Jesus”.  This and more on Episode 69 of What is Truth.

 

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Category:general, Religion and Spirituality -- posted at: 8:48am MST

What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 68

In Episode 68 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Leopold Mandic, who despite ill health brought the truth of God’s forgiveness to the people.  We will hear a homily for the 1st Sunday of Lent telling us about the evil one offering Jesus everything if only Jesus will follow him. In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about an recent historic meeting that Pope Francis participated in.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn the truth regarding a controversial Pope.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand the Phoenix City Council’s response to a prayer request.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will contemplate the truth of a challenging question to us from Pope Francis.  All of this plus music from Tina Osborn who sings for us the song “Crying Out to You”.  This and more on Episode 68 of What is Truth.

 

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Category:general, Religion and Spirituality -- posted at: 10:08am MST

What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 67

In Episode 67 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. John Bosco who taught the truths of the faith.  We will hear a homily for the 4th Sunday of Ordinary Time  telling us about the reaction of the people when Jesus comments on Scriptures.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a Catholic who was abducted twice in his service to the Church.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new television series about creation.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand a Texas Grand Jury’s recent indictment .  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will discover the truth about how to handle marital discord.  All of this plus music from The Grace Project who reminds us that Jesus is the “Light of the World”.  This and more on Episode 67 of What is Truth.

 

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Category:general, Religion and Spirituality -- posted at: 10:30am MST

What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 66

In Episode 66 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Anthony who served the poor and defended the truth of the faith against heresy.  We will hear a homily for the 2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time,  telling us about Jesus and the wedding at Cana.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear from a NFL player and how his faith has helped him battle more than other NFL players.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book from Pope Francis on mercy.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand the government’s action against EWTN.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will discover the truth about what it really means to be a man.  All of this plus music from After the Chase who sings for us, “We Wait” This and more on Episode 66 of What is Truth.

 

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Category:general, Religion and Spirituality -- posted at: 2:03pm MST

What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 65

In Episode 65 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Gregory of Nyssa who was  a Bishop who defended the truth of the faith.  We will hear a homily for the The Baptism of the Lord  telling us about the Baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear from Pope Francis who gives us his thoughts during World Peace Day.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a book that debunks myths about marriage.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand China’s new policy on children.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will discover the truth about the impact of abortion on women.  All of this plus music from Susan Hawthorne that encourages us “How Can I Keep From Singing.” This and more on Episode 65 of What is Truth.

 

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Category:general, Religion and Spirituality -- posted at: 8:36am MST

What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 64

In Episode 64  we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Basil who was  a teacher and speaker about the truths of the faith.  We will hear a homily for the The Feast of the Epiphany, telling us about the visit of the Magi to the Christ child.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear from Pope Francis who offers us some important thoughts about the family.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a book that debunks myths about the Catholic Church.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand an Arizona condo’s response to Christmas lights.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will discover the truth about the relationship between Muslims and Christians.  All of this plus music from Susan Hawthorne who plays the classic  “The First Noel”  This and more on Episode 64 of What is Truth.

 

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Category:general, Religion and Spirituality -- posted at: 12:23pm MST

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