Beauty is one of the ways that God speaks to our hearts. The beauty of nature, art and music that moves us, the grandeur of cathedrals and the humble beauty of human love, beauty is all around us - if we have eyes to see. Join Fr. Joseph, Lauren, Javier, and Diane as they explore the beauty of the world around us and how it leads us closer to God.
Social media is everywhere. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram - it's hard to ignore and harder to navigate. How can we use it for good, and how can we avoid its pitfalls? Join Fr. Joseph, Lauren, Diane, and Javier as we explore the impact that social media has had on our lives (both positive and negative) and how we can use it to glorify God!
More than ever, our messed-up world needs the mercy of God. Through the Divine Mercy message, the world is offered a glimpse into the merciful Heart of God. Hear Diane, Javier, Lauren, and Fr. Joseph as they discuss their experiences of the mercy of God, given freely!
Happy New Year! Many people are excited to put 2020 in the rearview mirror and look forward to 2021. Hear how our young adults are ringing in the new year - reflecting on the blessings of this past year, how we celebrate the turn of the calendar, and our New Year's resolutions for this upcoming year!
In our world that can seem overwhelming, with so many concerns on our mind, it is easy to feel anxious or fearful. We worry about our health, our nation, our families, our jobs...but only Christ gives us the security and hope that we seek. Trusting in Him, we can face any trial. Join Fr. Joseph, Diane, Javier, and Lauren as they reveal their fears and worries - and how trusting in Christ has given them peace in the midst of the storm.
A season of preparation, waiting, anticipation - not only for the Feast of Christmas, but also a preparation for Christ's coming in the Eucharist and in glory at the end of time. Hear how Fr. Joseph, Carmelina, Lauren, and Javier are preparing their souls for Advent, and some of the great Advent traditions they celebrate to mark the season!
Since ancient times, pilgrimage has been a part of Christianity. Whether to the Holy Land, the Vatican, or your local Catholic shrine, traveling to meet the Lord can provide a powerful opportunity for spiritual growth. Hear Fr. Joseph, Lauren, Diane, and Javier as they discuss some of the pilgrimages they've been on, and how it has impacted their walk with Christ!
Have you ever been bored or distracted at Mass? Ever wondered what exactly was going on? It can be common, even for lifelong Catholics, to be mystified at the Mass. But the Mass is the greatest act of worship we can give to God, for it is His work among us. Join Fr. Joseph, Javier, Diane, and Lauren as they explore their experiences with the Mass - and how to get the most out of such an infinitely powerful prayer!
The Catholic Church, in the words of James Joyce, means "Here comes everybody!" Saint and sinner, rich and poor, young and old - the Catholic Church embraces everyone...and sometimes this gets messy. In a world where the Church is losing members, riddled with scandals, and seemingly weak, we must also remember that it is the Body of Christ, endowed with the Holy Spirit, and filled with humble everyday saints who are striving to live as Jesus taught. Hear why Fr. Joseph, Lauren, Diane, and Javier love being Catholic, and why you should too!