061: Music Wars with Mike Aquilina

It sounds like a wild exaggeration. But according to best-selling author Mike Aquilina (a generally trustworthy source), it was music that saved the ancient world from its descent into despair. My first thought was “Seriously?” Yep. He’s not kidding.  It’s all in his book “How the Choir Converted the Word: Through Hymns, With Hymns, And […]

027: Part 1 – The (Very) Ancient Origins of Marian Devotion

I sure wish I’d known this 18 years ago. I’d probably have become Catholic a lot faster. In this episode of The Art of Catholic, I’ve got one of my favorite people, Mike Aquilina, ready to lay down some serious Early Church knowledge. But we’re not just interested in history. We’re going to dig into […]