Episodes

The 7 Most Mysterious People In The Bible

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys discuss the 7 most mysterious biblical figures that most people have never heard about.

Episode 145:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• The Ancient King of Salem
• The Giant descended from Nephilim
• The Mysterious “Witch of Endor”
• The First Person Assumed To Heaven (NOT Mary)
• The Original Ower of The Temple Mount
• and much more

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10 Things Every Catholic Needs To Have

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys share 10 essential things that every Catholic should own.

Episode 144:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• What type of Bible should a Catholic have?
• What religious medal should always wear?
• The one thing you need to add to your phone NOW
• What Church document should always keep safe?
• What you need to add to your will immediately!
• and much more

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• Our Lady of Guadalupe Holy Water Font – Buy Here
How To Add “Contact A Catholic Priest In An Emergency” To Your Phone

 

5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Crucifix

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys examine and ponder The Crucifix and share things you never knew about it.

Episode 143:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• Why do Catholics use a Crucifix instead of a plain cross?
• What type of wood was The Cross made of?
• The pious legends of where the wood of The Cross grew
• What does INRI actually mean?
• Prayers you should say in front of a Crucifix
• and much more

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Why Satan HATES The Virgin Mary

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys discuss why Satan hates the Virgin Mary more than any other human and why Mary is greater than The Devil.

Episode 142:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• The MAIN reason Satan hates Mary
• Who is more powerful, Mary or Satan?
• Why their enmity goes back to Eden
• The reasons they are EXACT opposites
• and much more

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5 SHOCKING Things Jesus Said In The Bible

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys discuss some of the most shocking things Jesus said in the Bible that challenge the popular modern conception of Our Lord.

Episode 141:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• Was Jesus “tolerant” of sinners?
• The people Jesus said you should hate?
• The harsh names Jesus called some people
• Does Jesus say more people go to Hell than Heaven?
• Why Jesus came to bring division, not peace.
• and much more

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Verses Referenced:

Luke 14:26
Matthew 23
Matthew 7:13-14
Matthew 10:34
John 8:11

7 Prayers Every Catholic Should Know

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys share prayers that every Catholic should know… besides The Our Father and Hail Mary.

Episode 140:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• The one prayer you should say EVERY day
• The oldest known prayer to Mary
• The Eastern prayer every Latin should say
• The simplest prayer you should say
• and much more

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Prayers Mentioned In The Episode:

• Liturgy of The Hours
https://divineoffice.org/liturgy-of-the-hours/ 

• Nicene Creed
https://www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/what-we-believe

• Apostles Creed
https://ucatholic.com/prayers/basic-catholic-prayers/

• The Memorare
https://www.vaticannews.va/en/prayers/the-memorare.html 

• Divine Mercy Chaplet
https://ucatholic.com/prayers/the-chaplet-of-the-divine-mercy/ 

• Act of Contrition
https://ucatholic.com/prayers/basic-catholic-prayers/

• Saint Michael Prayer
https://www.ewtn.com/catholicism/devotions/prayer-to-st-michael-the-archangel-371


 

The Occult & Black Magic

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys are joined by Catholic Answers Apologist Jimmy Akin to discuss Catholic teaching on the Occult, Black Magic, and other mysterious dark forces.

Episode 139:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• What is the Occult?
• What Aquinas wrote about The Occult
• Are Curses real? Can they be broken?
• Do Witches actually have powers?
• Can Catholics believe in Astrology?
• Do Ghosts exist?
• Do Crystals and Amulets have any effects?
• and much more

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• St. Thomas Aquinas on the Occult
https://jimmyakin.com/2020/06/thomas-aquinas-on-the-occult.html

• Jimmy Akin’s Mysterious World Podcast
https://sqpn.com/podcasts/jimmy-akins-mysterious-world/

• Jimmy Akin on Catholic Answers
https://www.catholic.com/profile/jimmy-akin

 


 

How True Is The Bible? (With Special Guest Trent Horn)

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys are joined by Catholic Answers Apologist Trent Horn to discuss the historical accuracy and truth of The Bible.

Episode 138:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• Is The Bible historically accurate?
• Who actually wrote The Bible?
• What does “Divinely Inspired” really mean?
• What are the Four Senses of Scripture?
• Does Archaeology support The Bible??
• and much more

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• The Counsel of Trent Podcast
(Audio) https://www.catholic.com/audio/cot
(Video) https://www.youtube.com/user/trhorn100

• Books By Trent Horn
http://www.trenthorn.com/books/

• Trent Horn on Catholic Answers
https://www.catholic.com/profile/trent-horn

 


 

An Interview With A Swiss Guard

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys are joined by former Swiss Guard Andreas Widmer to discuss the inside life and faith of the Pope’s personal security force.

Episode 137:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• What does the Swiss Guard do?
• Why do they have to be Swiss?
• What weapons do they use?
• Do they always wear their uniform?
• and much more

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• The Busch School at The Catholic University of America
http://business.cua.edu/

• “The Pope and The CEO” by Andreas Widmer
https://www.amazon.com/Pope-CEO-Leadership-Lessons-Young/dp/1931018766 

 


 

Why More Catholics Should Consider Adoption

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys are joined by Jordan and Joanna Watwood to discuss why more Catholic families should consider adoption.

Episode 136:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• The Watwood’s beautiful testimony of adoption
• Why adoption is so pro-life
• What challenges do you face when adopting
• Dealing with infertility as a Catholic
• and much more

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• Canonical Coronation of Our Lady of La Leche
https://missionandshrine.org/canonical-coronation/

 


 

Why Does God Allow Children To Suffer?

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys are joined by Fr. Dan Leary to discuss why a good God would allow evil and suffering.

Episode 135:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• What Aquinas said was the best proof AGAINST God’s existence
• Is God able to stop suffering?
• Can good come from evil?
• Is suffering a necessary part of free will?
• What can people do to help the suffering?
• and much more

Show Notes:

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Salvifici Doloris – Letter of Pope John Paul II on the Christian Meaning of Human Suffering, 11 February 1984

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5 Reasons Catholic Parishes Are Closing

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys are joined by Fr. Josh McCarty from Pastoral Parish to discuss major problems in the parish model and why so many parishes have closed or are on a path to closure.

Episode 134:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• What are the warning signs a parish may close?
• Why registering for a parish makes little sense
• Why the modern understanding of parishes is flawed
• Do parish councils help or hurt?
• How culpable are priests for parishes closing?
• And much more!

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Science, Faith, & Near-Death Experiences With Fr. Robert Spitzer

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys are joined by Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J. to discuss the science and spiritual aspects of near-death experiences and out-of-body experiences.

Episode 133:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• What happens during a near-death experience?
• What is the tunnel of light that people see?
• What science shows about near-death experiences
• What does The Church teach about near-death experiences?
• How often do people see Hell during NDEs?
• And much more!

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Summa This, Summa That: All About Aquinas With Matt Fradd

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys are joined by Matt Fradd discuss to discuss The Angelic Doctor, Saint Thomas Aquinas.

Episode 132:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• Why was Aquinas called “The Dumb Ox”?
• Why Aquinas was almost a Benedictine?
• Why Aquinas was imprisoned by his family?
• Why Aquinas brothers hire him a prostitute?
• Why didn’t Aquinas finish the Summa?
• And much more!

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7 Reasons Being A Catholic Priest Is Awesome

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys discuss the best parts of being a Catholic Priest and why it’s an awesome vocation.

Episode 131:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• Why Celibacy is actually a GREAT thing
• Do priests get out of speeding tickets?
• Why priests have the best “work clothes”
• How the priesthood compares to fatherhood
• How celebrating the Sacraments changes you
• and much more

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Who Was The Man Crucified Next To Jesus?

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys discuss Saint Dismas The Good Thief, the mysterious and little-known man crucified next to Jesus, and the first canonized saint.

Episode 130:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• Who was Saint Dismas?
• What do we know about his life?
• Why was Saint Dismas executed?
• What was the name of 3rd person crucified?
• Did Dismas meet Jesus before?
• Is Saint Dismas the first canonized saint?
• and much more

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The Differences Between Catholic Religious Orders

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys discuss the different Catholic religious orders, like the Dominicans, Franciscans, Jesuits, and more, and what the differences between them are.

Episode 129:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• What are the 4 kinds of Religious Orders?
• What are the differences between them?
• Why do they all wear different habits?
• What is a Charism?
• how many religious orders are there?
• What religious order fits your spirituality?
• and much more

Show Notes:

• List of Catholic Religious Orders & Congregations:
https://www.translationdirectory.com/articles/article2296.php

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About St. Peter

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys talk about Saint Peter, the Prince of the Apostles and The First Pope.

Episode 128:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• Who was Simon Bar-Jonah?
• Why was his name changed to Peter?
• Was St. Peter married? Did he have children?
• Was St. Peter really the first pope?
• How was Saint Peter executed?
• Where are St. Peter’s bones?
• and much more

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About St. Paul The Apostle

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys talk about the life of Saint Paul and share things you didn’t know about The Apostle.

Episode 127:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• Who was Saul of Tarsus?
• Where and how far did St. Paul travel?
• What percentage of the Bible did St. Paul write?
• How was Saint Paul martyred?
• Where are St. Paul’s bones?
• and much more

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The Most Embarrassing Things To Happen In Church

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys discuss the most embarrassing things they’ve done or seen in Church.

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St. Joseph & Spiritual Warfare with Fr. Donald Calloway

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys are joined by Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC to discuss The Year of Saint Joseph and how he can protect you in Spiritual Warfare.

Episode 125:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• Why is St. Joseph “The Terror of Demons”?
• Why today’s Men need to model Saint Joseph
• What is the Year of Saint Joseph?
• The 33 Day Consecration to Saint Joseph
• and much more

Show Notes:

• Year of Saint Joseph Indulgences:
https://www.vaticannews.va/en/vatican-city/news/2020-12/apostolic-penitentiary-plenary-indulgence-year-st-joseph.html

• Year of Saint Joseph Virtual Conference:
https://theyearofsaintjoseph.org/the-online-conference/

• Consecration to Saint Joseph Book:
https://www.consecrationtostjoseph.org/

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8 Black Catholics Everyone Should Know

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys are joined by seminarian Justin Farr from BlackCatholic to explore 8 holy Black Catholics everyone should know about.

Episode 124:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• The amazing story of the first Black American priest
• The former slave known as the “Angel of Charity”
• How black Catholics overcame racism in America
• Who is the patron saint of mixed-race people?
• and much more

Show Notes
Follow Justin Farr:
http://theblackcatholic.com/
https://www.facebook.com/TheBLACKCATHOLIC

The National Black Catholic Congress:
https://www.nbccongress.org/

Predominantly African American Parish Finder:
https://www.usccb.org/committees/african-american-affairs/parishes-strong-black-catholic-presence


 

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Holy Water

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys “dive in” to all things about Holy Water and share things you’ve never heard about it.

Episode 123:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• How is Holy Water made?
• How many kinds of Holy Water are there?
• Can you drink Holy Water?
• How Holy Water can fight the Devil
• Where is Holy Water in the Bible?
• and much more


 

10 People Who Should Be Saints… But Aren’t.

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys explore reasons why the canonization of 10 famous Catholics hasn’t (yet) happened.

Episode 122:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• Has Ven. Fulton Sheen’s cause been stalled by politics?
• Why being buried alive prevented a canonization
• The unjust slander against Pope Pius XII
• Did a kiss from a girl stall the cause of Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati?
• Was G.K. Chesterton Anti-Semitic?
• Why Emperor Charlemagne is not considered a Saint
• and much more


 

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