What is Truth Catholic Podcast

In Episode 198 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Sylvester I, a Pope who served at a challenging time for the Church.   We will hear a homily for the Feast of the Holy Family as we are reminded of King Herod's efforts to kill the Christ child.   In the segment, “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a new Bishop-elect in South Dakota.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new movie about a man on the journey to sainthood.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what is happening in Costa Rica.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about the role of the priesthood.  All of this plus music from Mark Smeby who sings “Angels We Have Heard on High”. This and more on Episode 198 of What is Truth.

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From my heart, I wish you all a joyous, merry and holy Christmas.  May the gift of our Lord Jesus Christ be the true gift you receive this year.  God Bless you all.  

Deacon Steve

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In Episode 197 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Blessed Jacopone da Todi who is an example of repentance and humility.  We will hear a homily for the 4th Sunday of Advent as we learn about Joseph and his dream.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will meet a Catholic farmer and his unexpected mission.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book about Pope Francis. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what is happening to adoption and foster care agencies in Pennsylvania.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about sharing the Gospel in reality. All of this plus music from Spiritchill who sings “He Will Come”. This and more on Episode 197 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 196 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Blessed Mary Frances Schervier, who served as a nun ministering to the poor and aged.   We will hear a homily for 3rd Sunday in Advent as Jesus speaks about John the Baptist.  In the segment, “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a unique order of Sisters.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book from a well-known Catholic author.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what is happening to the Church in El Paso Texas. Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about the real meaning of Christmas. All of this plus music from Holy City Hymns who sings “Love Came Down at Christmas”.  This and more on Episode 196 of What is Truth.  

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In Episode 195 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Damasus I who served the Church as a holy Pope.   We will hear a homily for the 2nd Sunday of Advent as we hear about John the Baptist as he prepares the way for Jesus.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will discover a group of Kentucky Catholics and their efforts to assist those in addiction.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new movie telling a very different ghost story.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a new bill being considered in Argentina.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth about the seal of the confessional.  All of this plus music from Holy City Hymns who sings “Creator of the Stars of NIght”. This and more on Episode 195 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 194 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Francis Xavier, who served as a missionary of the faith.   We will hear a homily for 1st Sunday in Advent as Jesus speaks about the need to prepare for His coming. In the segment, “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a unique retirement home.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book from a Cardinal. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what occurred to a cathedral in France.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about the mission of education to transmit values. All of this plus music from Holy City Hymns who sings “Come Thou Long Expected Jesus”.  This and more on Episode 194 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 193 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Cecilia, a martyr for the faith.  We will hear a homily for 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time as we hear about Jesus’ encounter with a rich tax collector.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will discover a religious order and their efforts for religious freedom.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new movie about a Catholic woman who risked her life to save others.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a new bill being considered in Washington D.C.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about the Church.  All of this plus music from Angela Dittmar who sings “I am the Forgiven”. This and more on Episode 193 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 192 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Agnes of Assisi, who followed her sister in serving the Lord.  We will hear a homily for 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time as Jesus speaks about the Resurrection.  In the segment, “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about the chaplain to the World Champion Washington Nationals.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will hear about a new device that will help us pray the rosary. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what occurred in Belgium.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about the importance of sharing Christ’s love. All of this plus music from Angela Dittmar who sings “You Are Always With Me”. This and more on Episode 192 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 191 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Venerable Augustus Tolton, a former slave.  We will hear a homily for 31st Sunday of Ordinary Time as we hear about Jesus’ encounter with a rich tax collector.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a techie whose faith is the center of his life. In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book from a Catholic Bishop.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what happened to a Christian doctor in England.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about the importance of tenderness.  All of this plus music from Company of Saints who sing “Be Where I Am”. This and more on Episode 191 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 190 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Paul of the Cross who focused on the Passion of Christ.  We will hear a homily for 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time as Jesus tells his apostles to pray without becoming weary.  In the segment, “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about “special Catholics” who model living the faith. In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book from a well known Catholic apologist.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what is happening to an increasing number of newborn babies. Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth US Bishops about a recent decision made by the Trump Administration.  All of this plus music from Spiritchill who sings “The Word”. This and more on Episode 190 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 189 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Francis Borgia who transitioned from a man of the world to a servant of Christ.  We will hear a homily for 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time as Jesus is asked by the Apostles to increase their faith.  In the segment, “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a celebrity chef who lives the faith. In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new prophetic book from a cardinal.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what happened to a parish whose pastor stood up for the truth. Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about the diaconate.  All of this plus music from Bill and the Boomers who sing “The Lord Has Been Good to Me”. This and more on Episode 189 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 188 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Paul VI who served the Church as Pope during a challenging time for the Church.  We will hear a homily for 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time as Jesus tells us about stewardship.  In the segment, “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a man faced with a terminal disease.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book of Catholic devotions. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand Planned Parenthood’s treatment of their staff.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the difficult truth about Mass attendance. All of this plus music from Angela Dittmar who sings “Armor of God”. This and more on Episode 188 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 187 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Robert Bellarmine who served the Church as a theologian who did not avoid controversy.   We will hear a homily for 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time as Jesus tells us the parable of the prodigal son.  In the segment, “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a Bishop who is standing up for the truth. In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a filmmaker who is standing up for life.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a decision by a national teacher’s organization. Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about the commonality between Jews and Christians  All of this plus music from Bill and the Boomers who sing “Put Jesus First”. This and more on Episode 187 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 186 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Peter Claver who devoted himself to serving those bound by the scourge of slavery.  We will hear a homily for 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time as Jesus tells us to renounce our possessions.  In the segment, “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a Bishop who uses social media to spread the Gospel.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new book highlighting the collaboration between a Pope and a president.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the comments of U.S. Representative. Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about humility and the media.  All of this plus music from Joseph and Sara Tracey who sing “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”. This and more on Episode 186 of What is Truth.

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In this Summer Edition for 9-1-19 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we hear the readings for the 22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time.  Our readings focus on humility.  Jesus reminds us to take the lowest place - not to be addicted to honor and prestige.  Are we striving to be humble?  Are we willing to take the lowest place?  Let's contemplate these questions as we celebrate this Labor Day weekend.  

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in this Summer Edition of The What is Truth Catholic Podcast for August 25th, 2019, we hear the Gospel of St Luke.  in this gospel, Jesus is asked will few be saved. He tells the parable of the narrow gate, where few enter.  in the parable, many try to get through the gate. The Master of the House tells them that he does not know them.  Does God know us?  Do we allow Him into our lives?  These are some of the questions we are called to contemplate on this 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time.  May peace reign in our hearts.  Amen.

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In this summer edition of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we hear the readings for the 20th Sunday of Ordinary Time where Jesus says He has come to set the world on fire.  We are asked to contemplate our mission to follow Jesus by helping to continue his mission to set the world ablaze.  Obviously, this does not mean we are to become arsonists.  It does mean, we are to be on fire ourselves for the Lord, and by God's grace, bring that fire to the world.  How can we do that?  Some of those answers I hope are in this episode of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast.  So please listen.

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In this Summer Edition for 8-11-19, we reflect on the readings for the 19th Sunday of Ordinary Time.  In our Gospel of St. Luke, Jesus challenges us to know where our treasure truly is and to be good stewards of what we have been given.  For we are to account for what we have been given by God.  May we be grateful for God's gifts, and know that our ultimate treasure is God - the God who loves us forgives us and offers us the ultimate treasure - the gift of everlasting life.  

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In this Summer Edition for August 4, 2019, we contemplate the readings for the 18th Sunday of Ordinary Time.  In the first reading for this weekend, we hear that the world can be one great vanity that does not last.  In the Gospel reading for this weekend, Jesus reminds the people not to be greedy, not to be possessed by our possessions.  It is not that possessions are bad, but if we are not careful, they can become our gods that we chase after and hold tightly to.  Christ came to set us free, so that we can be filled with His love and mercy.

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In this Summer Edition of What is Truth Catholic Podcast for 7-7-19, we are asked to think about what do we do with the gifts we have been given.  Do we notice them?  Do we appreciate them?  Do we see them as ours to do with what we please?  God has given us so much.  What is our response?

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In this Summer Edition for 6-30-19, we will reflect on the readings for the 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time.  The readings for this weekend focus on God's call, and our response to that call.  Are we a committed people?  What and to whom are we committed?  We are challenged to think about what freedom truly means and ask ourselves if we are really committed to serving our Lord.

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In our first Summer Edition of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we reflect on the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ.  What does this mean that Jesus gave us His Body and Blood to eat and to drink?  Is it enough for us?  Are we satisfied?

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In Episode 185 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. John Francis Regis who served God’s people in the most challenging of circumstances.  We will hear a homily for Solemnity of the Most Blessed Trinity as Jesus tells his apostles they will receive the Spirit of Truth.  In the segment, “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about the growth of a religious order. In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a Confirmation preparation program. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the decision of Colorado lawmakers. Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about God’s mercy.  All of this plus music from In His Commission who sings “Servant of All”. This and more on Episode 185 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 184 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Blessed Joachima who lived the call to holiness despite obstacles.  We will hear a homily for Pentecost as the apostles receive the Holy Spirit.   In the segment, “Catholics in the News”, we will encounter a man who is terminally ill and his journey to the priesthood.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new book highlighting the theology of Benedict XVI. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what is being considered by Vermont lawmakers. Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about abortion. All of this plus music from Spiritchill who sings “Always Working”.  This and more on Episode 184 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 183 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Blessed Franz Jägerstätter who made the ultimate sacrifice when he chose God over country.  We will hear a homily for the Ascension of the Lord as the Apostles witness Jesus’ Ascension.   In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a man who lived the call to serve the marginalized.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a book highlighting the contribution of priests to our society.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand recent revelations about the actions of Planned Parenthood.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from a Bishop about priestly formation. All of this plus music from Bill and the Boomers who sing “Put Jesus First”.  This and more on Episode 183 of What is Truth.

 

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In Episode 182 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Blessed Angeline of Marsciano whose holiness led to her founding a religious community.  We will hear a homily for the 6th Sunday of Easter as Jesus tells his Apostles to keep His word.  In the segment, “Catholics in the News”, we will encounter a priest in France and his story of faith and courage.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new book that challenges us to see the love of Christ. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a recent newspaper article. Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about Jesus’ power over evil. All of this plus music from Spiritchill who sings “He Will Come”.  This and more on Episode 182 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 181 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Theophilus of Corte who led an ordinary and holy life.  We will hear a homily for the 5th Sunday of Easter as Jesus commands his apostles to love one another.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a Columbine survivor and her journey after the tragic shooting.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about an essay from the Pope Emeritus. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what happened to a church on Easter.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about human trafficking All of this plus music from Company of Saints who sings “Rejoice in Your Name”. This and more on Episode 181 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 180 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Ignatius of Laconi, whose physical challenges changed his life.  We will hear a homily for the 4th Sunday of Easter as Jesus tells us that his sheep follow Him.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear from a Bishop about the importance of living the truth.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new phone app that can help us grow in closeness to God.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a new bill being considered in Quebec. Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from a bishop about the power of Easter.  All of this plus music from Joseph and Sara Tracy who sings “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty the King of Creation”. This and more on Episode 180 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 179 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Pius V, who as pope was called to implement a history-making church council.  We will hear a homily for the 2nd Sunday of Easter as Jesus visits His apostles after the Resurrection.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a nun whose picture will be found on an unusual card.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a priest featured in a new video. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the actions of a Catholic governor.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about Jesus and humility. All of this plus music from Richard Shekari who sings “Sacrifice of Praise”. This and more on Episode 179 of What is Truth.

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Today in this Easter Sunday Special Edition 2019 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will reflect on the meaning of this holiest day of the year.  We will hear a homily for Easter Sunday about the apostles visit to the empty tomb.  We are called to contemplate the meaning of the Resurrection in our lives and to ask ourselves how we respond to this ultimate gift of God.  This and more on this Special Edition for Easter Sunday 2019.  

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This week we have a Special Edition for Holy Week, 2019.  We will consider the importance of Holy Week, and the challenge to participate in the liturgies of the week.  We will hear a homily for Palm Sunday, discussing the entrance of our Lord into Jerusalem.  This and more on this 2019 Holy Week Special Edition of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast.

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In Episode 178 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Casilda, a convert to the faith. We will hear a homily for the 5th Sunday of Lent as Jesus encounters the woman caught in adultery.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about the challenges of a Canadian priest. In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a book to help us to meditate on the works of the Holy Spirit.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a new bill being considered by the California legislature. Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about the sacrament of Confession.  All of this plus music from Company of Saints who sings “Face to Face”. This and more on Episode 178 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 177 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Stephen of Mar Saba who despite a desire not to be disturbed served God’s people..  We will hear a homily for the 4th Sunday of Lent about the return of the prodigal son.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a nun who is on the path to sainthood.   In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new survey about marriage. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the actions of an Arizona woman.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth about the role of work in our lives. All of this plus music from Company of Saints who sings “Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence”. This and more on Episode 177 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 176 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Oscar Arnulfo Romero who paid the ultimate price for standing up for the truth.  We will hear a homily for the 3rd Sunday of Lent about Jesus and the need to repent.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a deacon and his call to missionary service. In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new movie and its surprising rating.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what happened to four women trying to help others in need. Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about the sexual abuse revelations and the Church.  All of this plus music from Holy City Hymns who sings “Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence”. This and more on Episode 176 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 175 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Dominic Savio who served the Lord by helping neglected boys.  We will hear a homily for the 1st Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus and the temptations in the desert.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about an organization that assists those struggling with addiction.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book that attempts to tell the truth about the Vatican but falls short.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will try to understand a response from a journalist regarding comments from the Holy Father..  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about gossiping and judging others. All of this plus music from In His Commission who sings “Now is the time”.  This and more on Episode 175 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 174 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Blessed Luke Belludi, who traveled with St. Anthony and was a true follower of the faith.  We will hear a homily for the 7th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus and the call to love.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a Catholic couple’s call from God.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new book that discusses a man’s journey to the faith.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a response to an Arizona license plate. Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about the Our Father prayer.  All of this plus music from In His Commission who sings “Humbly I Bow Down”. This and more on Episode 174 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 173 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, Blessed John of Fiesole whose art depicted his love of the Lord.  We will hear a homily for the 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus and what blessed really means.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about an Archbishop’s criticism of his state’s governor.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new book that discusses some unknown heroes of the battlefield.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand current research being done in Georgia. Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from a cardinal about what we can learn from the sexual abuse crisis.  All of this plus music from Look Up who sings “Servant of All. This and more on Episode 173 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 172 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Scholastica who dedicated her life to Christ by founding a religious community as did her famous brother.  We will hear a homily for the 5th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus call to St. Peter.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about a deacon who serves 8 Masses a week.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new book that helps to teach the faith.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a new bill proposed to assist tourists in New Mexico.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about the upcoming sex abuse summit. All of this plus music from Rise Up Church who sings “God’s Way is the Right Way”.  This and more on Episode 172 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 171 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Joseph of Leonissa, who dedicated his life to Christ and to serving slaves.  We will hear a homily for the 4th Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus and the reaction to his preaching while visiting Nazareth.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear about what happened to a congregation while attending Mass.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new smartphone app from Pope Francis. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the actions of a pro abortion organization.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about suffering.  All of this plus music from She is Alive who sings “I Will Serve Him”. This and more on Episode 171 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 170 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Sebastian, who gave his life for the faith.  We will hear a homily for the  2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time about Jesus and his attendance at a wedding .  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a cafe operated by a parish.  In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new apostolic exhortation by a local Bishop.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand a group’s decision to attend a Catholic event.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about the fight against hunger. All of this plus music from an unknown artist who sings “You are My God.”. This and more on Episode 170 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 169 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast,  we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Marguerite Bourgeoys who despite disappointment served First Nations people in Canada.  We will hear a homily for the Baptism of the Lord as we hear about Jesus asking John the Baptist to be baptized.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will learn about a saint and a floundering bookstore. In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will discover a new book highlighting a period of persecution in the life of the Church. In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand the actions of the government in a Canadian province.  Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from Pope Francis about prayer. All of this plus music from Coram Deo Church who sings “Joining in the Joy. This and more on Episode 169 of What is Truth.

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In Episode 168 of the What is Truth Catholic Podcast, we will first discuss our “Saint of the Week”, St. Adrian of Canterbury, who taught the truth of the faith.  We will hear a homily for the Epiphany about the visitation of the Magi to Christ child.  In the segment “Catholics in the News”, we will hear the efforts of a diocese to combat addiction. In our segment, “Truth in the Media”, we will learn about a new book discussing reactions to Pope Francis.  In the segment entitled “I Don’t Get It”, I will attempt to understand what occurred at an Abbey in Vienna. Finally, during our Truth Topic of the Week, we will hear the truth from a cardinal about the qualities of an evangelizing parish  All of this plus music from Various Artists who plays “What Child is This. This and more on Episode 168 of What is Truth.

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