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 […]

073: Part 2 Rediscovering the Power of JPII’s Theology of the Body

<Scroll to bottom for podcast.> There are several questions every Christian needs to ask themselves on a regular basis. The problem is that the world has warped most of our minds to the point that even if we answer them, we’re not answering correctly. And there are consequences. (More on the questions themselves later…) In […]

060: Advent-Christmas Typology Minicast

A little bit of knowledge goes a long way…especially when it comes to prayer and Scripture. In fact, you don’t need to have any hardcore theological training or lots of letters after your name to get a lot out of prayer. That said, actually studying the Bible – what Pope Benedict XVI calls the “soul of theology” […]

055: Unveiling the 3 Secrets of Fatima

<Scroll to bottom for podcast player> They’re the most talked about “secrets” in the world. But they’re often misunderstood. In July, 1917, Our Lady appeared to three children and revealed to them several amazing visions and prophecies that all came true. They’ve become known as the 3 Secrets of Fatima. And while we know what […]

053: The Love That Made Mother Teresa

It’s no surprise. Mother Teresa is the newest saint of the Catholic Church. I became Catholic the year after she died. I hadn’t paid her much attention. And yet along with the rest of the world, I knew she was holy. Sure, there were detractors. There always are. They’re nuts. While most people loved and respected Mother Teresa, she […]

045: Fire From Above: Christian Contemplation & Mystical Wisdom

God didn’t just create you…He thirsts for you! His heart is bursting with love for you! Yes, you! That is the underlying message of the mystics. It’s also the underlying message of one of the best spiritual theologians in the United States. Dr. Anthony Lilles, Academic Dean at St. John’s Seminary in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles can illuminate […]