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084: Heresy or Holy? The Question of Marian Consecration

<scroll to bottom for podcast player> “‘Slaves of Mary?’ Are you kidding me?” That was my first (second, third…tenth) reaction to the words of St. Louis de Montfort in True Devotion to Mary, the classic text on our topic.  The whole idea of consecrating yourself to anyone other than Jesus Christ […]

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072: Rediscovering the Power of St. John Paul II’s Theology of the Body

<Scroll to bottom for podcast> Tick…tick…tick… Famous Catholic author, George Weigel, said Pope St. John Paul’s Theology of the Body is  a “theological time bomb set to go off with dramatic consequences sometime in the third millennium of the Church.” That time has come. In fact, we’re practically past time. Unless you’ve been […]

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067: The Catholic Crisis of Masculinity…and what to do about it

I’m tired of people asking, “Where have all the good men gone?” It’s not really all that hard to figure out. They’ve gone where they’ve been told to…out. Men are meant to play a God-given, pivotal role in the family, in the Church, and in culture at large. It’s a […]

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Join me on a life-changing Holy Land Pilgrimage in 2018!

Millions of others have done over the centuries. Now it’s your turn! Join me on a life-transforming pilgrimage to the Holy Land in March 2018 and watch salvation history come alive! It’s going to be amazing! Click http://pilgrimages.com/matthewleonard/ for more information and rates.

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064: Holy Week Special – Meditations on the Sorrowful Mysteries

Holy Week is upon us. Hasn’t Lent flown by? It seems like Ash Wednesday was just a couple weeks ago. And oftentimes we get to this point thinking we could have done a lot more…So let’s do something about it. In this episode of the Art of Catholic, we’re not going to […]

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063: Why Beauty Is Crucial…Especially for Catholics

It might seem a bit odd to discuss beauty at the beginning of Lent. Actually, I find it totally appropriate. After all, this is a season of stripping away the outer layers of this world and conforming ourselves to Him who is beauty. If God is the Beatific Vision, then beauty […]

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