What is Truth Catholic Podcast

In Episode 140 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  Nicholas Black Elk, a Native American who is on the path to sainthood.  We will hear a homily for the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph about Mary and Joseph presenting Jesus in the Temple.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a priest who was recently appointed as Bishop.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a Catholic travel documentary.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the actions of a woman visiting the Vatican on Christmas.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from from Pope Francis about the link between Christmas and martrydom.   All of this plus music from an unknown artist who plays that Christmas classic, “What Child is This”.  This and more on Episode 140 of What is Truth.

 

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Merry Christmas.  In this Christmas Edition, 2017 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we reflect on the true meaning of Christmas.  We discuss what Christmas is and what it isn't.  Finally, Deacon Steve extends a Christmas blessing.  This and more on this Christmas 2017 Episode of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast.  

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In Episode 139 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Blessed Anthony Grassi, whose life was changed after he was struck by lightning.    We will hear a homily for the Third Sunday of Advent about the priests of the temple questioning John the Baptist’s identity.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about the work of a local pro-life group.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book about religion in the United States.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the actions of a British doctor’s union.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about joy and the faith.   All of this plus music from  Andy’s Messianic Music who sings what we all need to have, “Gratitude”.  This and more on Episode 139 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 138 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  Blessed Adolph Kolping who served factory workers.  We will hear a homily for the 2nd Sunday of Advent about John the Baptist who prepared the way for our Lord.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about nun who helped make an important discovery.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book that brings Catholicism to an unbelieving culture.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand who is happening to a pro-life group at a university.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from from Pope Francis about war.   All of this plus music from Andy Wallin who sings “A Great Light”.  This and more on Episode 138 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 137 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  St. Francis Xavier, who as a member of the Society of Jesus followed God’s call to bring the Good News to India and Asia.  We will hear a homily for the First Sunday of Advent about Jesus reminding us of the importance of being alert and watchful..  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a little known vocation.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book about the first Pope name John Paul.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the decision of a Catholic university.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about Mass.   All of this plus music from  Coram Deo Church who sing “Kingdom Come”.  This and more on Episode 137 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 136 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  St. Catherine of Alexandria who gave her life for the faith.  We will hear a homily for the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe about Jesus telling us how we can serve Christ the King. In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a new appointment of a marriage scholar.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book about discipleship.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what is happening to a pro-life group at a university.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from a Cardinal about racism.   All of this plus music from Bill and the Boomers who sing “The Revelation of Jesus Christ”.  This and more on Episode 136 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 135 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  St. Josaphat who made the ultimate sacrifice as he worked for the unity of the Church.  We will hear a homily for the 32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time about the parable of the virgins and the importance of being prepared.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a nun who serves brides.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new album for Advent and Christmas.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a Nevada business.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about heaven.   All of this plus music from In HIs Commission  who sings I Will, Will You, Praise Him “”.  This and more on Episode 135 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 134 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  St. Didacus, who dedicated his life to serving the Church and the poor.  We will hear a homily for the 31st Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus telling the Apostles about the importance of humility.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about the new Bishop of Tucson.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new book providing dally reflections from a well known Bishop.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a new bill introduced in California   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about  faith and death.   All of this plus music from In His Commission who sings “Now is the Time”.  This and more on Episode 134 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 133 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. John Paul II, that great Pope who traveled the world and helped destroy Communism. We will hear a homily for the 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time about the Pharisees trying to trick Jesus. In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a college football coach and the role of faith in his life. In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new album from a boy’s choir. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the actions of a lab in Scottsdale AZ. Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about attitudes needed for discipleship. All of this plus music from Bill and the Boomers who sing “Your Body is the Temple of the Lord”. This and more on Episode 133 of What is Truth

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In Episode 132 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  St. John Leonardi, who cared for the sick and the poor.  We will hear a homily for the 27th Sunday of Ordinary Time about the parable of the landowner and the tenants.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a nun who helped those plagued by addiction.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book about the hymns of the Church.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a new Oregon Bill.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about persecution.   All of this plus music from Chris Muglia  who sings what we can never forget, “There by the Grace of God Go I”.  This and more on Episode 132 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 131 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  St. Jerome, a saint who gives hope to all of us who struggle with a bad temper.  We will hear a homily for the 26th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus telling the story of two brothers.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a new Bishop who met three saints.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a book telling the truth about pornography.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what is happening to the Church in San Bernardino California.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about the elderly.   All of this plus music from Andy’s Messianic Music who sings “God So Loved the World”.  This and more on Episode 131 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 130 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  Blessed John Henry Newman, a convert to Catholicism, recognizing the truth of the faith.  We will hear a homily for the 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus telling the parable of the generous landowner  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a about an American Bishop who is being considered a Korean martyr.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a book highlighting the work of a missionary priest in China.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a governmental agency’s decision regarding disaster relief from Hurricane Harvey.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about world hunger.  All of this plus music from In HIs Commission who sings “Say Yes to Jesus”.  This and more on Episode 130 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 129 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  St. Cyprian who taught the truths of the faith.  We will hear a homily for the 23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time about our responsibility to serve one another.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a nun who retired from teaching to follow a new path.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new book about the Church and the LGBT community.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a new California Bill.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about finding meaning in life.  All of this plus music from In His Commission who sings what we are called to do, “I Will Serve Him”.  This and more on Episode 129 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 128 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  St. Gregory who taught the truths of the faith despite opposition.  We will hear a homily for the 22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus telling the Apostles the cost of discipleship.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a priest who likes to walk.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a debut album from a Franciscan Friar.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what happened to an elderly nun.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from a Bishop about how to evangelize the largest group in the country.  All of this plus music from Bill and the Boomers who sings “Loves That’s True”.  This and more on Episode 128 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 127 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  St. Jeanne Jugan who served poor children.  We will hear a homily for the 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time about the Lord’s asking the Apostles his identity.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a nun who served lepers.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new film about a priest-chaplain   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the actions of a terrorist group.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth about true generosity during a difficult time.  All of this plus music from Derek McCorkell who sings “Dear God”.  This and more on Episode 127 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 126 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  St. Pius X who knew the importance of the Eucharist.  We will hear a homily for the 20th Sunday of Ordinary Time about the Lord’s healing of a persistent woman’s daughter.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a nun who sacrificed her life for another.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new book about a woman on the path to sainthood.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the actions of a social media website.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about hypocrisy and flattery.  All of this plus music from Bill and the Boomers who sings what we are all looking for “Truth”.  This and more on Episode 126 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 125 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  St. Maximillian Kolbe who made the ultimate sacrifice for the faith and the love of Mary.  We will hear a homily for the 19th Sunday of Ordinary Time about the Lord’s walking on water and HIs call to Peter to do so as well.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about Cardinal Elia Dalla Costa who was recently recognized by Pope Francis.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new children’s film.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the decision of a insurance company in response to a physician’s request.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from a cardinal about evangelization.  All of this plus music from Derek McCorkell who sings “Jesus Told Me So”.  This and more on Episode 125 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 124 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  St. Peter Julian Eymard who taught the truth about the importance of the Eucharist.  We will hear a homily for the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord about the Lord’s transfiguration before three of his Apostles.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a nun who suffered under the Nazis and the Communists and made the ultimate sacrifice.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a book by a priest answering questions asked during his priesthood.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the decision of a British Board of Education.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about complaining.  All of this plus music from Chris Muglia who sings “There By the Grace of God Go I”.  This and more on Episode 124 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 123 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, soon to be Blessed Solanus Casey who showed his love through acts of humility. We will hear a homily for the 14th Sunday of Ordinary Time about coming to the Lord. In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about the faith life of a Canadian military officer. In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new role for a former Game of Thrones actor. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the actions of a man in Arkansas. Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about the meaning of work. All of this plus music from Chris Muglia who sings “Serenity”. This and more on Episode 123 of What is Truth

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In Episode 122 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  St. Oliver Plunkett who gave his life for the faith.   We will hear a homily for the 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time about following the Lord in faith.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a former attorney and her journey in the faith.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new book telling the story of a German Bishop.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a decision recently made by the state of Oregon.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about God’s love.  All of this plus music from Erik Nieder who sings “There’s a River”.  This and more on Episode 122 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 121 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  St. Cyril of Alexandria, who defended the truths of the faith.   We will hear a homily for the 12th Sunday of Ordinary Time about following the Lord in faith.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a nun and her solution to the opioid crisis.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new video highlighting the truth about abortion providers.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a decision of the Delaware legislature.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about what peace really is.  All of this plus music from Bill and the Boomers who sings what we can only find in Christ Jesus “Truth”.  This and more on Episode 121 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 120 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  St. Aloysius Gonzaga who turned his back on riches to follow Jesus.   We will hear a homily for The Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ about Jesus’ ultimate gift.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about the sacrifice of a Catholic husband and father.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new TED Talk from a surprising guest.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a decision of a farmer’s market.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth about the evil one.  All of this plus music from Bill and the Boomers who sings “Upside Down World”.  This and more on Episode 120 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 119 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  Emilia, a woman who stood up for life no matter what the cost. We will hear a homily for The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity about God’s desire for us to be united with Him for all eternity.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about the incredible journey of a man who hated the Church.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new documentary about Pope Francis.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a new Hollywood award.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth a Bishop about the President’s proposed budget.  All of this plus music from Bill and the Boomers who sings “For You and Me”.  This and more on Episode 119 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 118 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  Father Paul, a convert to the faith who is on the path to sainthood.   We will hear a homily for Pentecost about the descent of the Holy Spirit.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a Louisiana parish’s efforts to help victims of sex trafficking.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new piece of art made out toothpicks.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a recent decision of the Philippine government.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth about pornography.  All of this plus music from Brother Isaiah who sings “Receive Me”.  This and more on Episode 118 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 117 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  Father Joe, who is on the path to sainthood.   We will hear a homily for the Ascension of the Lord and the great commission.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a priest’s ministry on a boat.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discuss a new book teaching the 4 keys to marital love.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what happened at a monastery.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about illness.  All of this plus music from Erik Nieder who sings for us “O Rock Eternal”.  This and more on Episode 117 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 116 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Father Jacques Hamel, a murdered priest who the Holy Father is calling us to recognize as a saint.   We will hear a homily for the 6th Sunday of Easter about Jesus challenging to put our love into action.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a former Pentecostal preacher and his journey to the faith.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discuss a new album that will bring us closer to God.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a new lawsuit against a Catholic hospital.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about what our focus in life needs to be.  All of this plus music from Erik Nieder who sings for us “For Heaven’s Sake”.  This and more on Episode 116 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 115 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  Mother Catalina de María Rodríguez who founded a religious community and is on the path to sainthood.  We will hear a homily for the 5th Sunday of Easter about the Jesus calling His Apostles to know and follow Him.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a man who died for being “excessively Catholic”.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discuss a new book on happiness.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what a group of youth did with eggs.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about risk taking.  All of this plus music from Erik Nieder who sings for us what we are called to do with our Risen Lord, “Adore”.  This and more on Episode 115 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 114 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  Saint Louis Mary Grignion de Montfort who devoted his life to his love of Mary.  We will hear a homily for the 3rd Sunday of Easter about the risen Jesus' encounter on the road to Emmaus.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a man who experienced a miracle.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discuss a new book on suffering.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a French presidential candidates view of Pope Francis.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about Easter.  All of this plus music from Joseph and Sarah Tracey who sings for us, “Praise To The Lord, The Almighty”.  This and more on Episode 114 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 113 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  St. Conrad of Parzham who showed his love of Christ through his service as a porter.  We will hear a homily for the 2nd Sunday of Easter about the risen Jesus visitation to the Apostles.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a doctor who experiences the connection between faith and suffering.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discuss a recent video from Pope Francis.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a Nebraska law and its impact on a teacher.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from a Bishop about love.  All of this plus music from Audrey Assad who sings for us, “Come Thou Fount”.  This and more on Episode 113 of What is Truth.

 

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This brief episode of the Easter Edition 2017, we will hear a homily for Easter Sunday which discusses the meaning of the Resurrection in our lives.  Deacon Steve will also offer a Easter blessing for this holiest of days.  Peace be with you all.  Have a joyous and faith filled Easter season.

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In Episode 112 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Francis of Paola who gave his life for Jesus and His holy people.   We will hear a homily for the 5th Sunday of Lent about Jesus who raised Lazarus from the dead.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a man who struggled with addiction and homelessness.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discuss a new movie that tells the true story of a man’s response to evil.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a new mini-series on Canadian television.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from the U.S. Bishops about our response to the public immigration debate.  All of this plus music from Kevin Anthony who sings for us, “Brand New”.  This and more on Episode 112 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 111 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Blessed Oscar Romero who gave his life for Jesus and His holy people.   We will hear a homily for the 4th Sunday of Lent about Jesus and his encounter with the man born blind.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a Catholic police officer and his call to forgiveness.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discuss books that will aid in our Lenten journey.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a recent decision of a judge in Texas.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about love.  All of this plus music from Disciple who reminds us that, “God Is With Us”.  This and more on Episode 111 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 110 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Blessed John of Palma who faced opposition within his religious order but stayed true to Jesus.   We will hear a homily for the 3rd Sunday of Lent about Jesus and his encounter with the woman at the well.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about the appointment of former bank executive.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discuss a new book encouraging us deepen our prayer life.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a lawsuit against a Catholic hospital.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth about how the Catholic teaching on marriage matters to our society.   All of this plus music from Highlands Worship who sings that Jesus is, “Alive in Me”.  This and more on Episode 110 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 109 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. John Ogilvie, who stood up for the truth, paying the ultimate price.   We will hear a homily for the 2nd Sunday of Lent about Jesus and the Transfiguration.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a priest’s unusual ministry.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discuss a new book about the Church Fathers.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what happened at a Jewish cemetery.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about our responsibility to creation.   All of this plus music from Seventh Day Slumber who sings about what Christ did for us, “I’ll Bleed”.  This and more on Episode 109 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 108 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Casimir who dedicated himself to peace.   We will hear a homily for the 1st Sunday of Lent about Jesus being tempted by the evil one.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about the first person to earn a degree in computer science.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discuss a new album of sacred music.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what happened to a statue of Jesus.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about how to deal with worry and anxiety.   All of this plus music from an unknown artist who sings about what we all need, “Patience”.  This and more on Episode 108 of What is Truth.

 

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Category:general, Religion and Spirituality -- posted at: 8:27am MST

What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 107

In Episode 107 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Blessed Justo Takayama Ukon  who stood firm in the faith, no matter what the cost.   We will hear a homily for the 7th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus calling us to holiness.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a priest who devoted his life to Catholic education.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discuss how an actor prepared for a role in a recent movie.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a recent decision by the Boy Scouts of America.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about what really makes us rich.   All of this plus music from Jason Bellard who asks others what we need to ask, “Pray for Me”.  This and more on Episode 107 of What is Truth.

 

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Category:general, Religion and Spirituality -- posted at: 7:55am MST

What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 106

In Episode 106 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Hyacintha Mariscotti,  who overcame a turbulent adolescence and self-centered to become a holy person of God. .  We will hear a homily for the 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time about the importance of keeping God’s commandments.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a devout nun who spent much of her life caring for the homeless.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discuss a new book introducing us to Christian psychology and spirituality.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what happened to a Bishop in New Jersey.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth about torture.   All of this plus music from Mark Laurent  who sings, what we all seek, “Peace”.  This and more on Episode 106 of What is Truth.

 

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Category:general, Religion and Spirituality -- posted at: 7:09am MST

What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 105

In Episode 105 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Paul the Hermit,  a monk who spent a lifetime alone in a cave with Jesus.  We will hear a homily for the 2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time about John the Baptist’s testimony about Jesus.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a devout Catholic who met her end unexpectedly.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discuss a new book about a Bishop who stood up to Hitler.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the alleged actions of a Catholic priest .  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth about freedom of conscience.   All of this plus music from Coram Deo Church  who sings, “This Darkness”.  This and more on Episode 105 of What is Truth.

 

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Category:general, Religion and Spirituality -- posted at: 9:05am MST

What is Truth Catholic Podcast - Episode 104

In Episode 104 of the What Is Truth Catholic Podcast we will first discuss our "Saint of the Week", St. Telemachus, a monk who paid a heavy price for his involvement in a gladiatorial contest.  We will hear a homily for the Epiphany of the Lord about the visitation of the Magi.  In the segment "Catholics in the News", we will learn about a new Catholic university started in an unlikely place.  In our segment, "Truth in the Media", we will discuss a new book teaching the importance of natural law.  In the segment entitled "I Don't Get It", I will attempt to understand what happened ti a Texas heath care worker.  Finally, during our "Truth Topic of the Week", we will hear the truth about abortion from a woman who was a former pro abortion advocate.  All of the plus music from Coram Deo Church who sings, "Kingdom Come".  This and more on Episode 104 of What is Truth?  

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Category:general, Religion and Spirituality -- posted at: 8:46am MST

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