December 3rd, 2022 | Season 18 | 42 mins 37 secs
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Fr. Josh Johnson, host of the podcast Ask Fr. Josh, reflects on the essential role of fathers in families and in the Church. He also discusses how fathers--through their role as protectors and shepherds--can inspire and transform a family.
December 19th, 2021 | Season 14 | 19 mins 43 secs
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Fr. John Burns wraps up our look at the Advent themes in Adore by explaining that his goal in writing the book was to help readers more deeply appreciate Christmas by getting to know the ways Emmanuel comes into our hearts and changes our lives.
December 23rd, 2020 | Season 8 | 25 mins 21 secs
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Heidemarie Petersen, owner of Reliquary Supply, says that charity means little if it isn't rooted in your heart. She practices charity personally and through her Catholic small business, giving to other organizations and hiring people from marginalized and oppressed communities.
December 9th, 2020 | Season 8 | 25 mins 55 secs
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Most Rev. William Wack, bishop of Pensacola-Tallahassee, reflects on spending the Advent season anticipating the birth of Jesus with a joyful, hopeful, and generous heart.
December 2nd, 2020 | Season 8 | 30 mins 29 secs
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Justina Kopp explains how she grew in faithfulness and hope while pregnant with her now-four-year-old quadruplets. Kopp says that although hope may feel different in light of the pandemic and the social unrest in the country this year, it is still valuable to look for the light that only Christ brings.