Episodes

Is Society On The Brink Of Collapse?

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys are joined by Marc Barnes of New Polity to discuss the forces and causes leading to a potential collapse of Western Society.

Episode 117:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• What is causing our rapid societal decay?
• What signs point to societal collapse?
• How can The Catholic Church fight back?
• Why “rest” is a secret weapon to fight back
• How greed and sin are leading to the collapse
• and much more

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The Miracle Behind Fr. McGivney’s Beatification

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys are joined by Daniel Schachle, the father of the child whose miraculous healing led to the beatification of Father McGivney, the Founder of The Knights Of Columbus, and Brian Caulfield, the Vice Postulator of his Cause for Canonization.

Episode 116:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• The true story of the miracle that led to the beatification
• How 5-year old Mikey Schachle was miraculously healed
• What doctors and medical experts said about the miracle
• Who was Blessed Father Michael McGivney?
• Why were the Knights of Columbus founded?
• and much more

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Show Notes:

• The Father McGivney Guild – www.fathermcgivney.org
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What Do Catholic Bishops Really Do?

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys are joined by His Excellency, Bishop David Toups of the Diocese of Beaumont to discuss the theology and role of Catholic Bishops.

Episode 115:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• How are Bishops different than Priests?
• How does a priest get considered for the role of Bishop?
• How do you get told you’re becoming a Bishop?
• Should Catholics trust the Bishops?
• and much more

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Why Every Catholic Should Wear The Brown Scapular

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys are joined by Steve Kerekes to discuss the Brown Scapular and why no Catholic should be caught dead without one.

Episode 114:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• What is The Brown Scapular?
• The Appearance of Mary to Saint Simon Stock
• Who can wear the Brown Scapular?
• Is The Brown Scapular a “Get Out Of Hell Free” Card?
• What is the Sabbatine Privilege
• What requirements are needed to wear the Scapular?
• What other color Scapulars are there? • and much more

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Why Don’t Catholics Read The Bible?

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys talk about the relationship between Catholics and reading Holy Scripture.

Episode 113:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• Did The Catholic Church really chain the Bible to the Pulpit?
• Is Catholicism a “Religion of The Book”?
• Which translation of the Bible should Catholics use?
• What is more important, Scripture or Sacred Tradition?
• How to read the ENTIRE Bible by attending Mass
• and much more

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The 5 Worst Things About Being A Catholic Priest

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys question Father Rich about the aspects of being a priest that are the most irritating and difficult to handle.

Episode 112:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• The strange way people act when they see a Priest Collar
• What people don’t understand about a Priest’s schedule
• The comment that makes Priests doubt themselves
• THE worst question about Celibacy priest always get
• When you shouldn’t call a priest directly
• and much more

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Are The Catholic 7 Sacraments Biblical?

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys discuss the biblical proof for each of the 7 Catholic Sacraments.

Episode 111:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• Why do Catholics baptize differently than Protestants?
• Is Confession to a Priest Biblical?
• How The Letter of James explicitly contains Anointing of The Sick
• The Biblical proof of Confirmation by Bishops
• Is Marriage a Sacrament?
• Is The Catholic Priesthood in the Bible?
• and much more

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Death & The Catholic Church

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys discuss death, Catholic funerals, cremations, and how to die well.

Episode 110:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• What happens during the Last Rites?
• Can Catholics be cremated?
• What you need to know about Catholic funerals
• Catholic prayers over the bodies of the dead
• Why priests need to start wearing Black Vestments again
• The lost tradition of the Month’s Mind Mass
• and much more

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The Lost Books Of The Bible

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys discover and explore lost books and manuscripts that almost were part of the Bible.

Episode 109:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• Why were the “lost books” removed from canon?
• Do any of these books still exist?
• Is there a missing original source Gospel?
• The missing Epistle of St. Paul mentioned in the Bible
• Did the Catholic Church try to “hide” these books?
• and much more

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Show Notes:

Chart of Lost Books
The Q Gospel
Epistle of Clement
Shepherd of Hermas


 

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Saint Francis of Assisi

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys explore some of the little known facts about Saint Francis of Assisi.

Episode 108:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• What was St. Francis’ REAL name?
• Why was St. Francis in prison?
• The famous quote attributed to Francis that he NEVER said
• The epic challenge Francis made to the Islamic Sultan
• Why did Francis strip naked in the public square?
• and much more


 

5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Rosary

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys explore things most people don’t know about The Holy Rosary.

Episode 107:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• Where Did The Rosary Come From?
• How many beads are on a Rosary?
• Miracles associated with The Rosary
• Where does the word “Rosary” come from?
• How a bowl of rocks led to The Rosary
• How the 1st Pope to wear white popularized the Rosary
• and much more


 

Is There Proof That God Exists?

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys are joined by Brandon Vogt to discuss the theological and philosophical proofs for the existence of God.

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Episode 106:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• The single best argument for the existence of God
• Can God’s existence be proven?
• Why our society NEEDS philosophy
• What atheists get wrong about “truth”
• and much more


 

Protesting San Francisco Mass Restrictions W/ Archbishop Cordileone

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys are joined by Archbishop Cordileone of San Francisco to discuss the unjust and draconian restrictions put on the Mass in San Francisco.

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Episode 105:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• The Archbishop’s response to Nancy Pelosi
• The insane and unfair restrictions in San Francisco
• How the Archdiocese is following the science
• How you can help the fight
• and much more


 

Why Do Catholics Confess Sins To A Priest?

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys explore the Sacrament of Confession and why God wants you to tell your sins to a priest.

Episode 104:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• Is the practice of Confession in The Bible?
• Why not just tell your prayers to God?
• Who can go to confession?
• Why do you get penance after confession?
• and much more


Show Notes & Links
Examination of Conscience: Click Here
Act of Contrition: Click Here

Revealing The Secret Life Of Catholic Priests

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys ask Fr. Richard Pagano what it is actually like being a Catholic priest and what some of the challenges and unique aspects of the vocation are that most people don’t realize.

Episode 103:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• How do priests live celibacy faithfully?
• What are the difficult parts of being a priest?
• Which bad habits do priests need to avoid?
• How often do priests go to confession?
• What do priests do on their day off?
• and much more


Tips On Converting To Catholic From A Former Protestant Pastor

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys are joined by Keith Nester, a former Protestant Pastor who gives practical tips on discerning and converting to the Catholic Faith.

Episode 102:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• How to know you are ready to convert
• How to tell your family you are converting
• What is the process for converting to Catholicism?
• 5 Things you should do while converting
• Which books should read to help you?
• What things you should avoid when converting to Catholicism
• and much more


Show Notes & Links
Keith’s Website: https://www.keithnester.com
Keith’s Podcast: https://www.keithnester.com/catholic-feedback.html
Keith’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCIcOC_ats_S_qCAnvwzunw

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Guardian Angels

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys discuss what the Catholic Church teaches about Guardian Angels

Episode 101:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• What are Guardian Angels?
• When does your angel get assigned to you?
• What happens to your angel when you die?
• Should you name your Guardian Angel
• Did Jesus have a guardian angel?
• Are Guardian angels in the Bible?
• and much more



100th Episode Special: Fan Submissions & Reactions

On the 100th Episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys welcome YOU our listeners as our guest and answer your questions and get your feedback on the show!

Episode 100:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• We respond to video submissions
• What topics we will try to cover soon
• What episodes did we think were disappointing
• Why we got started
• and much more!

Show Links
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Defending St. Damien From Ocasio-Cortez

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys discuss the comments of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez equating St. Damien of Molokai with white supremacy.

Episode 99:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• Responding to Rep. Ocasio-Cortez
• Why St. Damien’ life is very opposite of supremacy
• Why do leftists accuse the Church of colonialism?
• Why lumping all “white men” together is dangerous
• Why the Church is facing more and more persecution
• and much more!

Show Links
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More About Saint Damien



Will People Come Back To Church After Coronavirus?

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys discuss whether or not Mass attendance levels will plummet or rebound after months of coronavirus-related restrictions and dispensations from the Bishops.

Episode 98:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• Will there be a large drop in Mass Attendance?
• How will Bishop lift the dispensations from Mass?
• How will priests handle full-scale re-opening?
• Will there be a fight between the Church & Government?
• What needs to be done to prevent a decline?
• and much more



Is The Latin Mass Better Than The Novus Ordo?

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys are joined by Cameron O’Hearn from “Mass of The Ages” and John Heinen from The Catholic Gentleman to discuss tradition, liturgy, and if the Tridentine Latin Mass is superior to the Ordinary Form of The Mass.

Episode 97:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• Why do people choose Traditional Mass over Novus Ordo?
• Has Vatican II ever been actually properly implemented?
• Is the Novus Ordo deficient or lacking?
• Is Latin an intrinsically holy language?
• and much more


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The Hagia Sophia Is Being Turned Into A Mosque… Again.

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys are joined by historian Steve Weidenkopf to discuss the news that The Hagia Sophia will be converted into a mosque, its history, the Fall of Constantinople, Islam, and more.

Episode 96:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• Why has Turkey decided to convert The Hagia Sophia
• What will happen to the priceless mosaics in the Hagia Sophia?
• The massacre inside the Hagia Sophia during the fall of Constantinople
• What historically motivated Islam to conquer Christian people?
• The secret Divine Liturgy illegally celebrated in Hagia Sophia
• and much more


About Steve Weidenkopf:


Why Would A Women Become A Catholic Nun?

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys are joined by Sr. Tonia Borsellino to discuss why women discern the religious life, what it’s like inside a convent, and what happened when her entire convent got Covid-19.

Episode 95:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• What makes a woman decide to become a sister?
• What is the difference between a nun and a sister?
• What happened when her entire convent got Covid-19
• What is the discernment process?
• What is a charism?
• and much more


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Why Are Catholic Statues Being Destroyed By Protestors?!?

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys talk about the statues of Catholic Saints being destroyed by rioters and protestors, racial issues, and Taylor Marshall vs. Bishop Barron.

Episode 94:
In this episode, we will discuss:
• How should Catholics respond?
• Should images of “White” Jesus be taken down?
• The Taylor Marshall vs. Bishop Barron Beef
• What The Iconoclastic Controversy can teach us today
• Should Catholics support “Black Lives Matter”?
• and much more


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