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Dive into the truth, beauty, and goodness of the Catholic faith with Matthew Leonard’s popular Art of Catholic podcast.
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Recent Podcasts & Blogs
127: Total Abandonment to God’s Will – Lesson One
The idea of total abandonment to God can cause a lot of fear and agnst. After all, we like to think we’re in control, when we’re actually not. Join Matthew Leonard to watch the first full lesson of the FREE Lent series.
126: How Scripture Teaches the Immaculate Conception
Don’t think the Bible teaches the Immaculate Conception? Think again. Matthew Leonard shows how this Catholic dogma is present from the beginning to the end of Scripture.
125: The Mystical Teaching of St. John of the Cross
St. John of the Cross is one of the most celebrated, yet misunderstood spiritual teachers in the Catholic faith. Join Matthew Leonard and Fr. Donald Haggerty as they unveil the beautiful teaching of the Mystical Doctor.
Children of God: The Ridiculous Reality of Sainthood
The reality of what sainthood really means is beyond what we can actually imagine. It’s literal membership in God’s family.
124: How Catholics Read & Interpret Scripture
The Catholic Church gives us specific guidelines to follow when interpretation is needed. As outlined by the Catechism, part of those guidelines are called the “4 Senses of Scripture.”
And knowing what they are can totally change how you read the Bible personally, as well as experience it in the mass.
123: A Powerful Guided Audio Meditation from St. Francis de Sales
NOTE: If you want a bit more of a primer on meditative prayer in addition to the guided meditation itself, I do a few minutes of that in the audio-only version. You can listen to
FREE GUIDE TO THE SPIRITUAL LIFE
Spiritual GPS: The 3 Stages of the Spiritual Life
A Quick Summary of the 3 Stages of the Spiritual Life.
Free Download: Common knowledge even 50 years ago, most modern Catholics have never heard of the 3 Stages of the Spiritual Life. Based on the teachings of great saints like John of the Cross, Teresa of Avila, Francis de Sales, and others, this download summarizes the 3 Stages and lays out your path of spiritual progress.