Restless Catholic Young Adults
Restless 87 - Patriotism

Restless 87 - Patriotism

July 2, 2022

As we celebrate Independence Day, how are we as Catholics supposed to love our country? We are citizens of the United States and also citizens of Heaven; we love our country while recognizing its imperfections and seeking to improve it. Celebrate this Fourth of July weekend with Restless as we dive into the intersection between our Catholic Faith and our American civic life!

Restless 86 - Intercultural Relationships

Restless 86 - Intercultural Relationships

June 24, 2022

We live in a very diverse world. Globalization has given us opportunities to interact with people of different races, nationalities, and religions. In many ways this has enriched our lives, but it's not without its challenges. Many young adults are trying to navigate friendships - and romantic relationships - across cultures, with both blessings and obstacles in the way! Tune in to hear Fr. Joseph, Carmelena, and special guests John and Sakhile, as they discuss the joys and challenges of relating to one another in a multicultural world!

Restless 85 - Social Anxiety and Shyness

Restless 85 - Social Anxiety and Shyness

June 17, 2022

It's not easy to meet new people, and many of us would consider ourselves to be shy and introverted. How can we overcome our natural reticence to meet new people? When can introversion be a blessing, and when can it be a challenge? How can we help people who are shy and reserved to "join in the fun"? Tune in to hear Fr. Joseph, Diane, Lauren, and Joe talk about the challenges of being an introvert - and the blessing that comes with meeting new people!

Restless 84 - Why Do Catholics Do That, Part 2

Restless 84 - Why Do Catholics Do That, Part 2

June 10, 2022

Why do priests wear black? Are Catholics supposed to fast before Communion? Why do Catholics confess their sins to a priest? Is everything in the Bible literally true? Isn't it idolatry to have statues? Continuing our discussion from last week, hear Fr. Joseph and the gang discuss these and other Catholic questions that people often wonder about!

Restless 83 - Why Do Catholics Do That? Part 1

Restless 83 - Why Do Catholics Do That? Part 1

June 3, 2022

Catholicism is full of things that might seem strange to an outsider. Why do Catholics call their priest "Father"? What's up with the signs of the Cross during the Gospel? Are Catholics allowed to get tattoos? We answer these questions - and more! Tune in to hear Fr. Joseph, Lauren, Diane, and Joe answer those thorny questions about some of the odd and obscure teachings and practices of Catholicism!

Restless 82 - Tithing

Restless 82 - Tithing

May 27, 2022

Many people say that the Church talks too much about money. It seems like they're always fundraising for something! But more than just raising money, God wants to raise us up to have generous hearts, and give us a chance to participate in the critical mission of the Church to bring the world to Christ. According to the Bible, we are supposed to give 10% of our goods to God. But does anyone actually do that - especially young adults in the modern world? How and why should we donate to the Church? Tune in to hear Fr. Joseph, Paul, and Lauren discuss our obligation - and the gift! - of generosity to our beloved Catholic Church.

Restless 81 - Greatest Advice You’ve Ever Received

Restless 81 - Greatest Advice You’ve Ever Received

May 13, 2022

As young adults we don't know it all (though we like to think we do!). But those around us - both our peers and our elders - have wisdom to share about how to live well. Hear Fr. Joseph, Diane, Joe, and Lauren share the greatest advice they've ever received - and you may just grow in wisdom as well!

Restless 80 - Dryness in Prayer

Restless 80 - Dryness in Prayer

May 6, 2022

Prayer isn't always roses and delights - the spiritual life is often an arduous desert, a daily faithfulness to God despite silence from Heaven. But even the great saints struggled through dryness in prayer - and this launched them to the heights of holiness. Hear how the Restless crew deal with dryness in prayer, and why it is critical to go through a time of desolation so that we may seek God alone!

Restless 79 - Drugs and Alcohol

Restless 79 - Drugs and Alcohol

April 29, 2022

As young adults, our social activities often revolve around drinks - at bars, at dinners, when gathering with friends. Even Jesus enjoyed wine, which was a part of His first miracle. How can it be used well - and when do we need to be careful? And as our nation begins to gradually accept drugs in the mainstream culture, what should we as Catholics think about recreationally using mind-altering substances? Tune in to hear how Fr. Joseph, Joe, Paul, and Angelica navigate the young adult social scene, living out Church teaching about drugs and alcohol!

Restless 78 - Just Discern Already!

Restless 78 - Just Discern Already!

April 22, 2022

It can be tough to make a choice - what job to accept, what person to date or marry, what vocation to follow. In our world of seemingly endless options, discernment is getting even more difficult. But God does not want us to live in confusion - He wants His will to be made known! Tune in to hear how Fr. Joseph, Lauren, Diane, and Joe have sought to know the will of God and how they've had the courage (and, at times, the trepidation!) of following it!

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