What is Truth Catholic Podcast

In Episode 167 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast,  we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Egwin, a bishop who established monasteries throughout England.  We will hear a homily for the Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph as we hear the story of Mary and Joseph’s search for Jesus.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about efforts of Catholic groups for prison reform. In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover  a new movie showing the power of a mother’s love. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the possible actions of a well known toy company.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from a bishop about what the Church and us should do in times of trouble. All of this plus music from Mark Smeby who sings “Angels We Have Heard On High”.  This and more on Episode 167 of What is Truth.

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This is Deacon Steve wishing you a Blessed and Joyous Christmas Season!!

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In Episode 166 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. John of Kanty, who gave all he had to serve God’s people.  We will hear a homily for the Fourth Sunday of Advent about the visitation of Mary to her cousin Elizabeth. In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a priest who spent his long life in service to the poor in South America.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will a discover a new movie highlighting the challenges of living our faith. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the actions of a man in downtown Phoenix.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about the importance of humility in prayer. All of this plus music from Coram Deo Church who sings “Christ is Coming”. This and more on Episode 166 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 165 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast,  we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Dominic of Silos who provided aid to women having difficult pregnancies.  We will hear a homily for the Third Sunday of Advent about the people’s encounter with John the Baptist.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a priest who was a chaplain during the first World War.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book by Pope Francis discussing the issue of homosexuality in the priesthood.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what a professor found painted on her office walls. Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about the path to peace.  All of this plus music from Coram Deo Church who sings “O Come, O Come Emmanuel”. This and more on Episode 165 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 164 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Damasus, who served the Church as Pope during a challenging time.  We will hear a homily for the  Second Sunday of Advent about the ministry of John the Baptist who prepared the way of the Lord.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear from a Bishop about the importance of political involvement.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will rediscover a classic Catholic book to assist us in our prayer life. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the recent comments of the President of the Philippines.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about the Ten Commandments. All of this plus music from Holy City Hymns who sings “O Come Thou Long Expected Jesus”. This and more on Episode 164 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 163 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Sabas, who served the Lord as a monk. We will hear a homily for the  First Sunday of Advent about the coming of Christ .  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a Catholic evangelist to Hispanics.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will rediscover a classic Catholic novel. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand how you can buy a drug that destroys life.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about war and peace. All of this plus music from Parrish who sings “Led by the Light”. This and more on Episode 163 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 162 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Andrew, an Apostle and the brother of St. Peter.  We will hear a homily for the  Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, about Jesus' encounter with Pontius Pilate . In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a recently deceased nun and her service during her long lifetime.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book that will help us prepare for Advent. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what occurred at a Catholic store in Missouri.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about Christianity and truth. All of this plus music from Don Moen who sings “Praise to the Lord”. This and more on Episode 162 of What is Truth.

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In this abbreviated Thanksgiving Edition of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we reflect on the meaning of the Thanksgiving holiday.  We also hear a homily for the 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time.  May our Lord help us always to be grateful for all the  gifts He has given us - our lives, families, friends, co-workers, jobs, etc.  Everything we have is a gift from God.  May we put our trust in Him and live in faith, not fear.  

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In Episode 161 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Margaret of Scotland, who despite her lofty position in life gave her life to Christ.  We will hear a homily for the 32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time about two impoverished widows.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about how French Bishops are standing up for life.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new document from the recent Synod of Bishops. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the actions of a same sex couple.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from a Bishop about a controversial encyclical. All of this plus music from Chris Muglia who sings “There By the Grace of God Go I”. This and more on Episode 161 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 160 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast,  we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Peter Chrysologus who is a doctor of the Church.  We will hear a homily for the  31st Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus’ teaching about the commandments.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a nun who worked with a great saint.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new documentary film that shows the efforts of a religious order to fight child prostitution.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand how much the government gives to abortion providers. Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about the cause of division in the Church.  All of this plus music from Jill Moore who sings “I Will Extol the Lord”. This and more on Episode 160 of What is Truth.

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Due to a myriad of events (wife's friend coming to visit today, welcome Debbie, the Native American Connections parade which I escort a float in each year, and my wife's and my 33rd wedding anniversary), I can't podcast for the rest of the month.  Please keep me in prayer as I will pray for you.  God bless and see you in November.  

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No podcast this week I am sorry to say.  My car needs a new transmission and I have to purchase a new car in a hurry.  Sometimes life is challenging to say the least.  But our Lord is always with us, especially in the big and small challenges in our lives.  God willing the podcast will be back in two weeks.  God Bless.

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In Episode 159 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Jerome who despite his temper gave the Church a great gift in his work of translating the Bible.  We will hear a homily for the 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus’ challenge to the Apostles.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a priest and his ministry to those with same sex attraction.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book that focuses on teaching us how to put Jesus at the center of our lives.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what happened to an Indiana teacher. Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about how to handle division in our lives.  All of this plus music from Joseph and Sara Tracey who sings “Praise to the Lord Almighty”. This and more on Episode 159 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 158 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Matthew who went from a tax collector to an Apostle who was martyred for the faith.  We will hear a homily for the 24th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus asking His apostles who He is.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a priest and his Twitter feed. In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book that discusses the state of the world.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the Australian government’s response to the church's sexual abuse crisis. Finally, during the Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about how to face the trials of life.  All of this plus music from Aaron Graham who sings “Cry Out”. This and more on Episode 158 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 157 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast we first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Thomas of Villanova who despite a poor memory and absentmindedness taught the truths of the faith.  We will hear a homily for the 23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus’ healing of a deaf man.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn the story of the journey of 12 Anglican nuns.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book that assists us with Eucharistic Adoration.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a bill before the New York legislature. Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about the importance of gratitude in following God’s law.  All of this plus music from Salt of the Sound who plays “Be Still My Soul”. This and more on Episode 157 of What is Truth.

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In the final Summer Edition of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast for 2018, we are called to consider during this 22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time what we observe in our lives.  In this case, observe not only means what do we notice but what do we follow in our lives.  Do we follow ourselves or the commandments of Jesus and His one Holy and Apostolic Church?  It is easy to dismiss Church teachings as being outdated or even hypocritical.  What will we observe?

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In this Summer Edition of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast we are challenged to think and consider who and what do we serve.  Do we serve ourselves, the world or our Lord?  

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In this Summer Edition of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we hear the continued Bread of Life discourse from John 6.  Jesus again tell his disciples that He is the living bread that has come down from heaven to offer us the gift of eternal life.  May we pray for the wisdom to know this truth and to make Christ and His Body our first priority.  Lord Jesus, please give us the grace and will to be wise, not to live in the foolishness of this world.  

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In this Summer Edition of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we again hear the Gospel of John, Chapter 6 for this 19th Sunday of Ordinary Time.  We contemplate Jesus as the Bread of Life, who entered into our lives to free us from our sins and to offer us the gift of eternal life.  Thank you Jesus, for the gift of yourself.  You came, not because we deserve it, but because you love us and want us to be holy and to live with you forever in the Kingdom of Heaven 

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In this Summer Edition of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we are called to reflect on where the focus of our lives is.  Are we focused on ourselves, our problems and our happiness, or on others and/or on the world?  We are called to focus on Christ, for that is the only way we can live in the peace of Christ and have true joy in the journey, no matter what crosses we have to carry.  

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In this Summer Edition of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will reflect on the readings for the 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time.  This will lead to us thinking about death - that God did not create death but we humans did, by our sinfulness and selfishness.

God created human death not to be feared but to be a dormition - a passing from this life to eternal life.  But we create death something to be feared and avoided at all costs.  May we trust the mercy of our Lord and live in faith, not in fear.  

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In this Summer Edition of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist.  John is the greatest human being ever born who is not God or without sin.  John's voice heralded the Lamb of God, who came into the world to free us from our sinfulness and to offer us the gift of eternal life.

May we spend this summer using our voices to proclaim the love and mercy of our Lord and to be a light to others who may be struggling in the darkness of pain and despair.  

 

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In this Summer Edition for June 17, 2018, we are called to reflect on God's way of taking what is small and insignificant and making it great and fruitful.  We are asked to remember that this world is not our home - that we are made in the image of God and that our home is with Him in the Kingdom of Heaven

We will also hear a homily for the 11th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus sharing the parable of the mustard seed.  May we be small so that our Lord can make of us a large tree that will bear good fruit.

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In this Summer Edition of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we are challenged to contemplate who we really are.  During this 10th Sunday of Ordinary Time, our readings call us to complete the truth of our identity and to ask ourselves if we are willing to do what it takes on our end to become what we were created to be.

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In this first Summer Edition, we will reflect on the meaning of the Body and Blood of Christ in our lives.  We will hear a homily for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood about God giving us His Body and Blood to sustain us on the journey to holiness.  Let us think about this weekend whether receiving the Lord is our first priority in the world, and whether we are willing to commit ourselves to making Christ the center of our lives.  

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In Episode 156 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St Augustine of Canterbury who was sent to bring the truth of Christ to England.  We will hear a homily for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity as we hear Jesus’ commission of the Apostles.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a woman and her trip to Rome.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new documentary about adoption.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the recent decision of Irish voters.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will learn the truth from Pope Francis about the Holy Spirit.  All of this plus music from Chris Muglia who sings what we all need “Serenity.” This and more on Episode 156 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 155 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Bernadine of Siena, who preached with passion throughout Italy.  We will hear a homily for the Feast of Pentecost as the Holy Spirit is sent to the Apostles.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about two deacons and their new ministry.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book about the reflections of Pope Francis on the Our Father.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a new bill that was recently implemented in New York .  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will learn the truth from Pope Francis about a new Marian memorial.  All of this plus music from an unknown artist who sings “You are My God”.  This and more on Episode 155 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 154 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Margaret of Cortona who went from sinner to saint.  We will hear a homily for the Feast of the Ascension commissioning the Apostles as Jesus ascends to His place at the right hand of the Father  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about the story of a priest who impacted others during his short time in priestly ministry.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book telling us the path to true happiness.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the decision of an Australian scientist .  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about following Christ.  All of this plus music from Alive City who sings “Say”.  This and more on Episode 154 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 153 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Blessed Giovanni Fausti, a priest martyred by the communists.  We will hear a homily for the Fifth Sunday of Easter about Jesus telling us He is the true vine.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear the story of a pro-life man and his journey to the Church.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book telling the story of a priest who stood up for the truth.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the possible actions of the French government.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about Heaven.  All of this plus music from Young Oceans who sings “Are We Not One”.  This and more on Episode 153 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 152 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St Fidelis of Sigmaringen, who epitomizes Christian generosity.  We will hear a homily for the 4th Sunday of Easter about Jesus telling us that he is the Good Shepard.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about the journey of a former police officer.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a  new documentary about a nun. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the actions of a former Catholic Charities employee.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about how we should leave Mass. All of this plus music from Andy Wallin who sings, “The Good Shepard”. This and more on Episode 152 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 151 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Benedict Joseph Labre, who despite personal challenges and crosses lived the faith.  We will hear a homily for the  Third Sunday of Easter about Jesus and his encounter with two of His disciples.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear the incredible story of a formerly engaged couple.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new apostolic exhortation from Pope Francis.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the possible actions of a London borough.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about the crucifix.  All of this plus music from Joseph and Sara Tracey who sing “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”.  This and more on Episode 151 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 150 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St Julie Billiart, who stood up for the truth of the faith despite physical challenges as well as her country’s revolution.  We will hear a homily for the 2nd Sunday of Lent about Jesus helping Thomas believe in the Resurrection.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about the journey of the newest auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a  new book by a prolific Catholic author.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what is happening to business owners in Denver.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from a Bishop about the importance of faithfulness to the liturgy. All of this plus music from OCP Session Choir who sings the Easter classic, “Jesus Christ is Risen Today”. This and more on Episode 150 of What is Truth.

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Today we have a special Easter 2018 edition of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast.  in this episode, we will reflect on the meaning of Easter and the truth we are all called to live.  

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Today we have a special edition of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast for Holy Week, 2018.  We will talk about what this week is all about and how to participate in the liturgies of the week as we continue our preparations for the joys of Easter.

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In Episode 149 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St John Ogilvie, who stood up for the truth of the faith despite trials.  We will hear a homily for the 4th Sunday of Lent about Jesus speaking to Nicodemus.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a young Texan who fulfilled a dream in Africa.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book discussing what happens when you say “Yes” to God.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what happened to two Mexican priests.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth about priests and the battle against pornography.  All of this plus music from Parrish who sings, “Led by the Light”. This and more on Episode 149 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 148 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Blessed Titus Brandsma, a priest imprisoned by the Nazis during World War II.  We will hear a homily for the  Third Sunday of Lent about Jesus and the Temple.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a man who dedicated his life to evangelization through media.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new documentary about Pope Francis and art.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand  current funding for Planned Parenthood.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about who to really depend upon.  All of this plus music from Disciple who reminds us that “God is with us”.  This and more on Episode 148 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 147 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St  Maria Bertilla Boscardin, whose struggles brought her closer to God.  We will hear a homily for the 2nd Sunday of Lent about the Transfiguration of our Lord.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a nun and her miraculous healing.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book that will help us on our Lenten journey.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the results of a recent study.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about the Holy Spirit.   All of this plus music from Higher Vision who sings, “For Your Kingdom”. This and more on Episode 147 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 146 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Saint Conrad of Piacenza, a man whose life changed after a fire.  We will hear a homily for the  First Sunday of Lent about Jesus proclaiming the Good News.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a man whose courage quietly impacted our country.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a singer whose life was transformed by our Lord and a saint.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what is happening to the Canadian national anthem.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from the Holy Father about the importance of silence at Mass.   All of this plus music from  Brady Toops who sings how we are called to live, to “Walk in Love”.  This and more on Episode 146 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 145 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St Scholastica, who founded a religious community and lived her life in union with Christ.  We will hear a homily for the 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus healing of a leper.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a new generation of priests who love to be on the ice.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new podcast that focuses on faith and family.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the results of a recent study.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from an archdiocese  about Valentine’s Day, 2018.   All of this plus music from Aaron Graham who reminds us when we pray to, “Cry Out”. This and more on Episode 145 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 144 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Blessed Carlos Manuel Rodriguez Santiago, a college dropout on his way to being the first Puerto Rican saint.  We will hear a homily for the 5th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus’ healing of the sick in body and spirit.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a priest who spent his life as a missionary.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a book that highlights the journey of a former Planned Parenthood worker.   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 about the need to reform the criminal justice system.   All of this plus music from  Andy's Messianic Music who sings, “All About the Son”.  This and more on Episode 144 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 143 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Blessed Teofilius Matulionis, a Soviet-era martyr for the faith.    We will hear a homily for the 3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus calling two sets of brothers to follow Him.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a homeless man who was recently buried in the Vatican.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book that documents the journey of a priest who died for the faith.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what recently occurred in Chile.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about sin.   All of this plus music from Andy Wallin who reminds us that Jesus is, “All That Really Matters”. This and more on Episode 143 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 142 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”,  Sister Leonella Sgorbati, a nun on the path to sainthood.  We will hear a homily for 2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time about the first Apostles following Jesus.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a toddler’s miraculuous recovery.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a book that offers us the power of faith under duress.   In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the actions of a Canadian medical association.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from an Archbishop about how to encounter people with disabilities.   All of this plus music from  Andy's Messianic Music who sings, "Search Me O God”.  This and more on Episode 142 of What is Truth.

 

Direct download: What_is_Truth_-_Episode_142_.mp3
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In Episode 141 we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Blessed Bartolo Longo who went from a satanic priest to a saint.    We will hear a homily for the Epiphany  of the Lord about the Magis’ search for the Christ child.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about an unusual ministry.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new prayer book that will help us find Jesus in everyday life.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the actions of the Australian Senate.   Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about holiness.   All of this plus music from Mark Smeby who sings the Christmas classic, “Angels We Have Heard on High”.  This and more on Episode 141 of What is Truth.

 

Direct download: What_is_Truth_-_Episode_141_.mp3
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