Episodes

What Did Jesus Do For The 40 Days After The Resurrection?

After rising from the dead on Easter, Jesus didn’t immediately ascend into Heaven. Instead, He spent 40 days still on Earth in His resurrected form. What did Jesus do during this time? Who did He appear to? What is the meaning of His appearances? In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys talk about each appearance of Jesus during the 40 days between Easter and the Ascension!

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How many times did Jesus appear after His resurrection?
  • Who did Jesus appear to first?
  • Why did people not immediately recognize Him after the resurrection?
  • What are the deeper meanings of each appearance?
  • And Much More!


The Catholic Origins of Easter Traditions

Is the Easter Bunny Catholic? Does Easter have pagan origins? In this episode of the Catholic Talk Show, the guys share the Catholic origins of Easter traditions like the bunnies, eggs, and more!

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Where does the name Easter come from?
  • Does Easter have some sort of secret Pagan origins?
  • Why does Easter happen on a different day each year?
  • Is the Easter Bunny Catholic?
  • How Eggs became associated with Easter
  • And Much More!


The 10 Worst Catholic Church Songs Of All Time

In this episode of the Catholic Talk Show, the guys reluctantly listen to 10 awful songs that should be torn out of the hymnals and never be sung in a Catholic Church again.


What Happens When You Die And Hopefully Go To Heaven?

Everybody dies, and YOU will too. So that leads to an important question: What happens when we die? In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys talk about what the Catholic Church teaches about death and the afterlife.

In this episode we’ll cover:
  • Is your soul judged immediately when you die?
  • What can your body do in Heaven?
  • What have Saints who have seen Heaven said about it?
  • Will we eat in Heaven? Will we wear clothes?
  • Does time pass in Heaven?
  • And much more!


7 Badass Catholic Saints

When you picture of a Catholic Saint, you probably think of a meek and frail figure. But these 7 saints were some of the toughest people to ever walk the face of the Earth who’s badassery was only eclipsed by their holiness.

In this episode we’ll cover:
  • The Saint who hired a prostitute every night
  • The 70-year old warrior saint
  • The most unlikely war hero of all time
  • The saint who would likely be an MMA champ in today’s world
  • The saint who live for 38 years in the oddest place
  • The saint who gave the most defiant answer ever when being tortured
  • The female saint who led a guerrilla army against persecution


10 Things Catholics Are Sick Of Hearing

On this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys dispel 10 fake and erroneous claims about what Catholics believe and practice. These are things that every Catholics is sick and tired of hearing!
In this episode we’ll cover:
  • Do Catholics Worship Mary?
  • Did Catholics Change The Bible?
  • Do Catholics Worship Statues?
  • Can Catholics “Buy Heaven” With Indulgences?
  • Does The Catholic Church Hate Gay People?
  • Did Priestly Celibacy Cause The Abuse Scandal?
  • And Much More!


The Truth About The Historical Saint Patrick & Irish Catholicism

Saint Patrick’s Day has become one of the biggest celebrations of the year, whether you are Irish or just claim to be on his feast day. On this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys drink some green beers and talk about the REAL Saint Patrick and how his feast become so popular!
In this episode we’ll cover:
  • What Was Saint Patrick’s Birth Name?
  • Was Saint Patrick Even Irish?
  • Is The Shamrock A Good Analogy For The Trinity or Heretical?
  • Why Drinking Was Illegal on Saint Patrick’s Day In Ireland
  • PLUS: The Irish Saint Who Discovered America 1,000 Years Before Columbus!


What Does The Catholic Church Teach About Angels?

Are Angels real? What do Angels look like? How many kinds of Angels are there? From Guardian Angels to Archangels, and from Seraphim to Nephilim, the half-human angel hybrids, on this episode, the guys talk about what the Catholic Church teaches about angels!

In this episode we’ll cover:

  • What Do Angels Look Like?
  • How Many Kinds of Angels Are There?
  • What Does Your Guardian Angel Do?
  • What Are The Half Human, Half Angel Nephilim?
  • What Do The Names of Angels Mean?
  • What Are The Fallen Angels?
  • And Much More!


Fat Tuesday, Ash Wednesday, & Catholic Lenten Traditions

On this episode, the guys talk about Fat Tuesday, Ash Wednesday, and Catholic Lenten Traditions – plus the Catholic origin of McDonald’s Filet-O-Fish and the traditional 40 Day Beer Only Lenten Fast!

In this episode we’ll cover:

  • What foods do Catholics eat on Fat Tuesday?
  • Where do the ashes come from for Ash Wednesday?
  • What foods can’t Catholics eat during Lent?
  • The Catholic origins of the McDonald’s Filet-O-Fish
  • The traditional 40-day beer-only Lenten fast
  • And Much More!

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What Is Hell Like According To People Who Have Seen It?

What is Hell actually like? Is it a real place of unquenchable fire, eternal torment, and demons? In this episode of the Catholic Talk Show, we share what 4 different Saints saw when they had visions of Hell.

In this episode we’ll cover:

  • What Catholic Saints saw when in Hell
  • What are the 9 Circles of Hell?
  • What does the word Hell mean?
  • Where did Satan get his name?
  • Why Jesus mentioned Hell more than Heaven
  • Where to find the actually Gehenna today
  • and much more!

How Much Money Does The Catholic Church Actually Have?

How much does the Pope make? How much money does Vatican City spend every year? Why are people talking about selling the Vatican? On today’s episode of The Catholic Talk Show—the guys talk about the finances and money of the Catholic Church.

In this episode we’ll cover:

  • How much do priests make?
  • How much do Cardinals make?
  • How much do Pope Emeritus Benedict and Pope Francis make?
  • How much money does the Catholic Church bring in every year?
  • How much does the Catholic Church give away in charity every year?
  • and much more!

 


The Catholic Origins of Saint Valentine’s Day

On this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys talk about the origins of Saint Valentine’s day, who the real historical Saint Valentine was, and other Catholic Saints who can help you in heartbreak and love! Plus the guys share some Catholic “Pick-up” lines!

In this episode we’ll cover:

  • Who was the historical Saint Valentine?
  • What do Saint Valentine’s bones look like and where are they?
  • The Catholic reason we give “Valentine” Cards
  • The Welsh Female Saint who helps people get over heartbreaks
  • The medieval Catholic tradition young girls followed to see their future husband in a dream
  • The best Catholic Pickup Lines
  • and much more!

 


7 Marvel & DC Comicbook Superheroes That Are Catholic

On this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys talk about Catholic superheroes like Daredevil, Deadpool, The Punisher, and Batman. Plus, we talk about the 3 Catholic saints who are actually Marvel superheroes!

In this episode we’ll cover:

  • How the Daredevil series revolves around the character’s Catholic faith
  • The brutal Marvel character that was actually in seminary
  • The time Batman was a Catholic Monk
  • Why Superman goes to a Catholic priest when he needs help
  • When Pope St. John Paul II had his own Marvel comic book
  • and much more!

 


Sports & Catholicism: The Hail Mary, The Mamba, & The Babe

In this episode of The Catholic Show—the guys talk about the Catholic Church and sports and the fascinating connections between them. Plus all 3 hosts talk about how sports led to their conversions in remarkably different ways.

In this episode we’ll cover:

  • The origin of the “Hail Mary” play
  • How the Catholic Church taught Babe Ruth to play Baseball
  • The pro-sports team named after Catholic priests
  • Famous athletes that are Catholics
  • A debate on whether or not Jesus can hit a curveball
  • and much more!

 


The Unlikely Source Of The First Christian Rock Song

When you think of Christian Rock, the last band you probably associate with it is Black Sabbath. But according to many rock historians, their song “After Forever” is the first true Christian Rock song.

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys talk about Black Sabbath, Christian Rock, and bad music in the liturgy.


7 Famous People Who Converted To Catholicism

On this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys talk about famous people who converted to Catholicism. From cowboys to movie stars, athletes to kings, these are 7 fascinating stories of how people made their way home to Rome.

In This Episode, You’ll Learn:

  • Why ‘the Duke” called himself a “Cardiac Catholic”
  • The Famous Old West gunslinger who converted on his deathbed
  • The secret conversion of the protestant King of England
  • The miracle that led Obi-Wan Kenobi to the Catholic Church
  • The shocking conversion of Jane Roe from the infamous “Roe v. Wade:”
  • And much more!

Do All Catholic Dogs Go To Heaven?

In this episode, the guys explore the relationship between the Catholic Church and man’s best friend and debate whether or not dogs go to heaven.

In This Episode, You’ll Learn:

  • What Saints and Popes have said on whether or not dogs go to Heaven
  • The famous religious order that is also known as “The Hounds of The Lord”
  • The Dog that was venerated as a saint by medieval Catholics
  • How the Saint Bernard got its name
  • And much more!

How The Catholic Church Created New Year’s Day

On this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys talk about how the Catholic Church invented New Year’s Day, why we celebrate Mary, Mother of God on the first day of the year, and why Catholics could be excommunicated for speaking about the Holy Prepuce.

In This Episode, You’ll Learn:

  • Why The New Year starts on January 1st because of a Renaissance Pope
  • Why January 1st is a Holy Day of Obligation for every Catholic
  • What Feast Day Catholics used to celebrate on New Year’s day before Vatican II
  • Why a Pope threatened excommunication to anyone who mentioned one particular part of Jesus’ body
  • And much more!

The Catholic Talk Show Christmas Special

On this very special Christmas episode of the Catholic Talk Show, the guys talk about the origins of Christmas traditions like stockings and trees, why Jesus WAS born on December 25th, and the crazy story of how the REAL Saint Nick busted a serial killer!

In This Episode, You’ll Learn:

  • What the “X” in X-mas really means
  • Why Saint Nick fills up stockings
  • What the REAL Santa Claus looks like according to Catholic relics
  • Why Christmas trees are not a pagan origin
  • The reason we celebrate Christmas on December 25th
  • And much more!

8 Astounding Facts About Lady of Guadalupe

The appearance of Our Lady of Guadalupe to Saint Juan Diego in December of 1531 is one of the most amazing and powerful events in human history. The miraculous image she left behind continues to confound scientists and inspire believers nearly 500 years later.

On this Episode of the Catholic Talk Show, the share 8 astounding facts about Our Lady of Guadalupe.


The Fast & The Glorious: The History Of The Popemobile

The Popemobile is probably the single most famous car in the entire world and its history is fascinating and has more turns and twists than a mountain road.

On this Episode of the Catholic Talk Show, the guys talk about the history of papal transportation, from the horse-drawn carriages and trains to custom-made Mercedes, Ferraris, and Lamborghinis. Jump in, buckle up, and get ready for a ride!!!


5 Unbelievable (But True) Catholic Miracles

Miracles are one part of the Catholic Faith that makes it hard for even the staunchest skeptic to refute the Divine nature of the Church. From bread turning into bleeding heart tissue, to the sun dancing in the sky in front of 100,000 people, some miracles simply cannot be explained by science.

On this episode of the Catholic Talk Show, the guys discuss 5 Catholic miracles that confound science.


The Catholic Origins of Thanksgiving

Most people think that Thanksgiving was started by the Pilgrims at Plymouth, but the origins of Thanksgiving are earlier and surprisingly, very Catholic. For example, more than 50 years before the Pilgrims landed in Plymouth, Catholics and Native Americans in Florida were celebrating the actual First Thanksgiving.

On this episode of the Catholic Talk Show, the guys discuss the Catholic origins of Thanksgiving.


The Oddest Catholic Patron Saints

Almost everyone knows the patron saints of travelers or lost items. But what about the odd Patron Saints of Bearded Women, Murderers, Ugly People, and Hangovers?

On this episode of the Catholic Talk Show, the guys talk about the oddest Catholic Patron Saints.


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