The Cale Clarke Show is a place where faith, facts, and fun collide! - The word “Catholic” means “universal”. Our faith is for everyone, and touches on every aspect of our lives — our worship, our work, and the world around us. Cale unpacks how a Catholic perspective affects the nitty-gritty of everyday life. Cale also looks at what’s happening in the culture through a Catholic lens, and answers your questions, live! You’ll learn fascinating facts, hear candid conversations, and have some laughs to lighten your day.
Cale looks at parallels between Jesus' call to you and the way he called St Matthew on this, his feast day. Since Matthew's the patron saint of bankers, Cale also reveals the massive, secret bank that's hiding in plain sight in your neighborhood; and today is Earth, Wind, & Fire Day! But is there really a secret meaning to the song, “September”?
Cale guts out a desperate victory over Josh Raymond on Patrick Madrid's InQUIZition game show. Get the scoop on all the behind-the-scenes drama. PLUS: the surprising secret to staying Catholic in an aggressively secular age.https://www.deseret.com/2022/9/7/23329557/judaism-orthodox-conservative-reform-religious-nones-pew-research-religious-retention
Why Queen Elizabeth's funeral was a missed opportunity for evangelization, Justin Trudeau hits all the wrong notes on the world stage (again), and the Relevant Radio Bowl (Part 1) is all “Packed” up for now.
Our Lady of Sorrows: How can Mary be the “Queen of Martyrs” without shedding her own blood for Christ? Today's feast holds the key. PLUS: Former NFL MVP and Relevant Radio superfan Rich Gannon joins Cale to break down all the early action in the 2022 NFL season, including this weekend's “Relevant Radio Bowl” between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers on Sunday Night Football! SEAL the deal...with yourself! How Navy SEALs can help you cultivate an unbeatable mind, as mindset is so key...(Teddy Mitrosilis)https://twitter.com/tmitrosilis/status/1570404277486768129?s=46&t=pgenH6QwchArFCmWKEvcNA
The topic makes some uncomfortable, but Jesus talked about money matters—because money matters! Relevant Radio's own Preston Allex joins Cale to talk about Catholic financial stewardship, and having a healthy attitude towards finances. PLUS: Today is the Feast of The Holy Name of Mary. Does Mary's holiness detract from God's?
Cale shares the inspirational story of a Ukrainian publisher still producing books amidst the bombings; the man who's eaten a Big Mac per day for 50 years and counting; Cale dips into the listener mailbag and takes phone questions about the Bible.
Will the real Bethsaida please stand up? A dispute about the hometown of St. Peter. Also, Cale welcomes the month of September with some fall classics: Serena Williams moves the needle, and Notre Dame Head Coach Marcus Freeman restores Mass for the Irish. How to volunteer for Holy Land Excavation Projects: https://www.friendsofiaa.org/volunteer
CAle tackles a listener question about Matthew 5:48: "Be perfect, as your Heavenly Father is perfect". Plus: why you really don't want to spend time alone...but you should! And, a hilaroius lesson about the dangers of reading the Bible out of context.
The late Protestant evangelist Billy Graham is trending Twitter because of his "rule" of never being alone with a woman other than his wife. Strong reactions both for and against this "rule" abound. Cale asks his listeners, "Where do you stand on this?"
The beheading of John the Baptist is like something out of a Hollywood horror flick, but Cale shares the spectacular archaeological evidence that it happened, and also how it debunks one of the most egregious lies about Jesus. Plus: a famous broadcaster loses her job because she dared to “go grey”. Have you ever been discriminated against because of your age?
But, what happens when your ruler isn't quite as nice? Is it ever morally permissible to take down a tyrant? Plus: The Creedence Clearwater Revival...Revival!Tyrannicide: https://www.catholiceducation.org/en/culture/catholic-contributions/does-the-church-condone-tyrannicide.html CCR: https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/the-creedence-clearwater-revival-revival St. Titus Bradsma https://relevantradio.com/2022/05/the-churchs-newest-saint-elonmusks-mom-on-parenting-ferris-buelleer-strikes-again/
Cale introduces you to the ”engineer nun” who just might give Elon Musk a run for his money! Plus: the long-awaited return of Bible Trivia Tuesdays! And, Cale gets cornered by a tricky question on morality! https://www.catholic.com/magazine/print-edition/abortion-and-double-effect Nun builds power plant: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2022/04/reliable-hydroelectric-energy-congo?utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=social_video&utm_term=&utm_content=25860_DRC_Nun_Power&utm_campaign=social_video_2022
Spider-Man actor Tom Holland quits social media, citing mental health. How the 18th-century economist Adam Smith (of all people!) might be able to help Tom (and us) focus on the right things. Plus: a nun builds something truly “powerful”, and a question about whether or not a Catholic who leaves the Church can go to heaven.
Popular Bible teacher Beth Moore gets dragged on social media for a controversial post. Did she really go too far, or are people simply being too harsh? Callers jam the phone lines with passionate takes on either side of the debate. Plus: Cale takes calls from non-Catholics intrigued by our way of worship and Eucharistic realism.
Cale is joined by Christendom College professor Dr Christopher Shannon to discuss the passing of the legendary David McCullough, the value of history and salvation history, and Dr Shannon's new book “American Pilgrimage”, which traces the growth of Catholicism in the New World.
In an age of rush and the never-ending quest for constant productivity at all costs, Cale examines the human need for “Sabbaths” — and how God in his wisdom knew that we would need them to be “forced” upon us. Also: a preview of the 2nd annual “Field of Dreams” game in the cornfields of Iowa, and its nostalgic slice of Americana. “If you build it, they will come!”
Cale returns from his east coast vacation and talks about the spiritual lessons he and his family learned while on holidays: the gift (and necessity) of God-given rest, and the crucial importance of the oft-neglected spiritual gift of hospitality. Plus: the legacy of one of the greatest saints of the 20th century on this, her feast day: St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, perhaps better known as St. Edith Stein.
Cale uncovers the mysterious archaeological discoveries of zodiacs in Galilee. Did the people of God fall prey to paganism, or is there something else going on here? Plus: more faith, facts, and fun! https://www.catholic.com/tract/astrology https://www.wsj.com/articles/worried-about-personal-data-leaks-heres-how-to-lock-down-your-phone-11656799748
Shakespeare said names are no biggie, but when it comes to people's names in the Gospels, it's absolutely HUGE when establishing the authenticity of the Gospels. PLUS: The real reason you're working so much but can't get anything done.
This year marks the 10 year anniversary of journalist Austin Tice's abduction in Syria. Guest host Brooke Taylor is joined by Austin's mother Debra Tice to discuss efforts which are underway for her son's release. Dr. Pat Castle joins Brooke Taylor on the Cale Clarke show to talk about Life Runners and the importance of Faith and Fitness.
People have always complained that “no one wants to work anymore”. But if we don't, we miss out on one of God's great purposes for our lives. Plus: There's a new priest in town: how Jesus bridges God and humanity. And: if you're an investor in—or fan of—Bed, Bath and Beyond, you might just want to pull the covers up over your head. https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fomny.fm%2Fshows%2Fthe-cale-clarke-show-todays-issues-from-a-catholic%2Fa-bishop-the-papal-visit-and-the-digital-continent&data=05%7C01%7C%7C064a2f5ed4204363599208da70e9b871%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637946446363703130%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=iBJrYNtXuUOlu0tQ2qCG97iPtbANEEqqEICVIc%2Fh9%2FM%3D&reserved=0
Joining Cale live from Pope Francis' pilgrimage across Canada, Bishop Thomas Dowd shares his first-hand experiences of Francis' powerful actions and words of reconciliation. Plus, as one of the first “blogging priests” of the internet age, Bishop Dowd tells us what it takes to reach what Pope Benedict XVI called “the digital continent”.
On this Feast of Saints Joachim and Anne, Cale shares the surprising ways Jesus' grandparents may have influenced Our Lord, beginning with their intriguing hometown! Plus: Finding—and being—a “brutal friend”. Being willing to value truth and virtue over a friendship itself (even if it costs you that very relationship) is the key to being a good friend. Callers also share how our Relevant Radio shows have pointed them to the truth of Catholicism. Resources mentioned https://relevantradio.com/2022/07/joachim-and-anne/ https://comment.org/find-brutal-friends/