112: Developing a Powerful Theology of Home

https://youtu.be/owI4bVsCg1U At first I didn’t get it. But after taking a closer look, I now do…totally. I’m talking about a theology of home. So much of what happens in our lives and how we even approach life begins within the four walls of home. It’s thoroughly Catholic and way deeper than it first appears. I’m […]

111: Church Crisis, Hope, & the Path Forward with Ralph Martin

https://youtu.be/mxXO2XFkeb8 It’s a legitimate question. Is there a crisis in the Catholic faith? And if so, what exactly is it and where did it come from? Of course, there are a lot of facets to that question, some of them easier to see than others. So I brought in Dr. Ralph Martin, a man with […]

110: The Wildly Beautiful Conversion of John Edwards

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There are conversion stories and then there are conversion stories. This is one you really want to hear. It’s the story of how a guy named John Edwards, co-founder of Virtual Catholic Conference, hit absolute rock-bottom…and I mean falling intot he cracks at the rock bottom…even while everyone else thought he was living the dream. […]

109: Deep Prayer & the Power of Redemptive Suffering

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Don’t leave it on the table. Don’t walk away from the transforming power of two of the most important things in the spiritual life…deep prayer and the almost “too good to be true” opportunity of redemptive suffering. They will change your life. So if you’re anxious or uneasy, wondering what in the world has happened […]

108: Would You Still Convert to Catholicism?

Yes, the Church is in crisis. But should the current problems discourage conversion? On this episode of the Art of Catholic, I’m joined by EWTN morning host Matt Swaim in a conversation about Matt’s winding road to Catholicism… and a whole lot more. What started as a conversion story became an honest discussion of where […]