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One of the three ordained holy orders of the Catholic Church

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Best podcasts about catholic priests

Latest podcast episodes about catholic priests

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 144: David's Last Words (2022)

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 25:14


Fr. Mike looks into David's last words to his son Solomon and explains why it could have been hard for him to take David's advice. He also points out the important role of the mother of the king, and how this will foreshadow the role of Mary in the New Testament. Today's readings are 1 Kings 2, 2 Chronicles 2-3, and Psalm 62. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 143: Solomon Asks for Wisdom (2022)

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 21:55


Fr. Mike starts to unpack the character of Solomon and explains how we can see the beginning of his downfall in today's readings. Although Solomon has been blessed with wisdom, he lacks obedience, which is much more important in maintaining a relationship with God. Today's readings are 1 Kings 1, 2 Chronicles 1, and Psalm 43. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 142: Whole and Joyful Hearts (2022)

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 19:02


Fr. Mike uses the readings today to ask the question, how can we love the Lord joyfully, and with our whole hearts? In scripture today we see David succeed in this, while his son Solomon is divided in his love of God. Fr. Mike also explains why David was seeking his own power when taking the census in 2 Samuel, and how he fell subject to the evil one's tempting. Today's readings are 2 Samuel 24, 1 Chronicles 29, and Psalm 30. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 141: The Life of David (2022)

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2022 19:36


Fr. Mike touches on one of his favorite bible stories about David's mighty men and discusses his attitude in old age. At the end of his life, David chooses not to dwell on his mistakes, but to recognize the people around him and the blessings he received, which helped him accomplish what God was calling him to do. Today's readings are 2 Samuel 23, 1 Chronicles 28, and Psalm 42. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 140: David's Prayer of Thanksgiving (2022)

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 20:15


Fr. Mike reflects on the significance behind David's prayer of thanksgiving at the end of his life. There's something so moving about David's gratitude with God as he acknowledges his brokenness and victories throughout his life. Today's readings are 2 Samuel 23, 1 Chronicles 28, and Psalm 42. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

Ask Father Josh (Your Catholic Question and Answer Podcast)
Seeking Catholic Friendship, Obstacles to Entering the Church, and a Desire for Heaven

Ask Father Josh (Your Catholic Question and Answer Podcast)

Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 16:45


In this episode, Fr. Josh answers questions on how to develop Catholic friendships, what to do with obstacles to entering the Church, and having a desire for Heaven. Snippet From the Show If you pursue Jesus and the sacraments, God will provide the grace you need to face any obstacles. Text “askfrjosh” to 33-777 to subscribe to Fr. Josh's shownotes or go to www.AscensionPress.com/askfatherjosh Submit your questions and feedback to Fr.Josh by filling out a form at www.ascensionpress.com/askfatherjosh

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 139: Reparation to the Gibeonites (2022)

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 22:05


In today's readings, Fr. Mike highlights David's humility in two instances: when David asked the Gibeonites how he could repair their relationship after they had been mistreated by Saul, and when David takes a step back from battle. He also explains the role of the gatekeepers as people who would be responsible for guarding the doors to the Temple. The readings are 2 Samuel 21, 1 Chronicles 26, and Psalm 40. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 138: The Effect of Sin on Others (2022)

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 18:59


Fr. Mike points out how violence begets violence in the reading from 2 Samuel, and shows us how the sins we commit extend much further than ourselves. We also read about the Temple musicians in 1 Chronicles, we hear Psalm 39, written by one of those musicians, Jeduthun. Today's reading are 2 Samuel 20, 1 Chronicles 25, and Psalm 39. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 137: David Mourns Absalom (2022)

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 22:53


In today's readings, Fr. Mike points out how the loss of David's son overshadows everything else for a time. The readings are 2 Samuel 19, 1 Chronicles 24, and Psalm 38. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 136: Absalom Is Defeated (2022)

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 22:14


Today, we hear about the downfall of Absalom, and how David reacts to the news of his death. In Chronicles, we read about David changing some of the rules of worship, as he prepares for Temple worship. The readings are 2 Samuel 18, 1 Chronicles 23, and Psalm 37. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 135: The Counsel of Hushai (2022)

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 18:08


Fr. Mike explains the events of today's readings, breaking down Hushai's advice to Absalom, David's warning and charge of Solomon, and the theme of centralized worship. We all desire to be temples of the Holy Spirit, and we bring this prayer to God through today's episode. Today's readings are 2 Samuel 17, 1 Chronicles 22, and Psalm 36. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 134: Devastating Effects of Sin (2022)

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2022 18:22


Fr. Mike talks about the horrible things that can happen when we turn away from God and stop asking him "what's the next step?" In today's readings we see David humbled and humiliated, Absalom revealing how devastating sin is, and the evil that comes from war. Today's readings are 2 Samuel 16, 1 Chronicles 21, and Psalm 15. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 133: Persevering in Trust (2022)

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 19:10


Fr. Mike focuses on trust today, specifically trusting God in difficult times. Like David, we need to learn to trust God in the midst of the battle, not wait until it's over. Today's readings are 2 Samuel 15, 1 Chronicles 19-20, and Psalm 3. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

Ask Father Josh (Your Catholic Question and Answer Podcast)
Tears in Heaven, Mary and Anger, and Struggling with Scrupulosity

Ask Father Josh (Your Catholic Question and Answer Podcast)

Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 22:36


In this episode, Fr. Josh answers questions about whether or not there are tears in Heaven, Mary feeling anger, and how to work through scrupulosity. Snippet From the Show In Heaven, we will see things as God sees them. Text “askfrjosh” to 33-777 to subscribe to Fr. Josh's shownotes or go to www.AscensionPress.com/askfatherjosh Submit your questions and feedback to Fr.Josh by filling out a form at www.ascensionpress.com/askfatherjosh

All Heart with Paul Cardall
Becoming a Catholic Priest & Other Questions for Fr. Bill Watson

All Heart with Paul Cardall

Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 65:00


Why do some people become catholic priests? William Watson, known as Father Bill, joins Paul Cardall on the 41st episode of All Heart with Paul Cardall to discuss Fr. Bill's life altering decision and journey to become a Catholic Priest. They discuss a priest's vow of celibacy, the state of abstaining from marriage and sexual relations and how Fr. Bill parallels that discipline to the vow of a monogamous marriage. What is Fr. Bill's advice for couples struggling with fidelity and other issues? How do people heal from trauma? Fr. Bill explains the Trinity, or nature of the Godhead. Do Catholics worship Mary? What about mysticism in Catholicism? Fr. Bill shares how the Sacred Story institute is helping people of all ages become engaged disciples of Jesus Christ.  Fr. Bill holds a Doctor of Ministry Degree in 2009 from the Catholic University of America (Washington, D.C.). He also holds Masters Degrees in Divinity and Pastoral Studies, respectively (1986; Weston Jesuit School of Theology, Cambridge Massachusetts).ABOUT FATHER WILLIAM WATSONFr. William Watson, S.J., D.Min., entered the Jesuits in 1973. He has spent over 40 years developing Ignatian programs and retreats–all leading up to the founding of Sacred Story Institute (SSI) in the spring of 2011. Sacred Story Institute brings Ignatian Spirituality to Catholics and Christians of all ages and walks of life. Sacred Story Institute is promoting third-millennium evangelization by using the time-tested Examination of Conscience of St. Ignatius. He is an expert in Ignatian Spirituality and the Examination of Conscience. In 2020, SSI started a national beta-test for a new project to form intentional disciples called Sacred Story Community. Sacred Story Community will become one of the cornerstone projects of SSI and our contribution to the renewal of the Church in the Third Millenium. Fr. Watson has appeared on numerous programs with EWTN, Catholic Radio, and numerous articles about his programs have appeared In Catholic newspapers and magazines in recent years. Fr. Watson also serves as the Vice President for Advancement for Rome's Pontifical Oriental Institute. Archbishop Paul Etienne, DD, SLT, is the Ecclesiastical Advisor to the Sacred Story Institute. Fr. Watson has previously served as: Director of Retreat Programs at Georgetown University; Vice President for Mission at Gonzaga University; and Provincial Assistant for International Ministries for the Oregon Province of the Society of Jesuits. He received his Doctor of Ministry Degree in 2009 from the Catholic University of America (Washington, D.C.). He also holds Masters Degrees in Divinity and Pastoral Studies, respectively (1986; Weston Jesuit School of Theology, Cambridge Massachusetts).Learn more: https://www.sacredstory.net/ All Heart with Paul Cardall is sponsored by The Broken Miracle. For more information on Paul Cardall, please visit https://paulcardall.com/ or find him on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.Website - www.paulcardall.com/podcastFacebook - @paulcardallmusicIG - @paulcardallIG - @allheartwithpaulcardallTwitter - @paulcardallYoutube - @cardall 

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 132: David and Absalom (2022)

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 16:38


Fr. Mike reflects on the story of David and Absalom, and points out the lack of forgiveness and repentance on both men's part. God forgives us no matter what, but without us mirroring that forgiveness, rebellion can easily rise up. Today's readings are 2 Samuel 14, 1 Chronicles 18, and Psalm 14. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 131: Hope for the Future (2022)

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 24:17


Fr. Mike preaches hope for the future of those with wounded hearts as we read the stories of Tamar, Amnon, and David. No matter what's in your past - things you've done or things that have been done to you - there is abundant hope for your future because God desires to make you whole. Today's readings are 2 Samuel 13, 1 Chronicles 17, and Psalm 35. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 130: Nathan Condemns David (2022)

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 19:00


Fr. Mike touches on the sins of David, and how we can see ourselves in these fallen characters in scripture. God desires a relationship with us free from sin, and although it may be painful, he brings these things into the light not out of anger, but out of love. Today's readings are 2 Samuel 12, 1 Chronicles 16, and Psalm 51. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Catholic Talk Show
How Do You Become A Catholic Priest?

The Catholic Talk Show

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 59:07


In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys share how a man becomes a priest and all the steps along the way. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 129: David Commits Adultery (2022)

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 22:15


Fr. Mike breaks down David's tragic downfall as he commits adultery with Bathsheba and kills her husband, Uriah the Hittite. We learn that David's road to grave sin began with small acts of disobedience and selfishness. Today's readings are 2 Samuel 11, 1 Chronicles 14-15, and Psalm 32. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 128: Mighty Men of Valor (2022)

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2022 16:01


As we continue to read about how King David expands his kingdom, Fr. Mike points out the mighty men of valor, who were men of great courage, honor and excellence that fought in Israel's battles. Today's readings are 2 Samuel 10, 1 Chronicles 13, and Psalm 31. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Father Joe Podcast
Need a Vacation but Can't Take the Time?

The Father Joe Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2022 16:40


What do you do when you just can't take the time away you know you need and deserve? The operative word is ‘need'. A man I know well tells me “There's no vacation from being a Catholic Priest.” 

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 127: Kindness for the House of Saul (2022)

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2022 18:48


Fr. Mike draws our attention to David's kindness towards the house of Saul, including Jonathan's lame son Mephibosheth. We learn that even though Saul persecuted David, David continued to honor his descendants. Today's readings are 2 Samuel 9, 1 Chronicles 12, and Psalm 28. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 126: David's Victories (2022)

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 17:29


Fr. Mike emphasizes how King David's victories in battle are part of his calling to establish Israel as a kingdom. He also reminds us that the recapitulation of the events we read about 1 Chronicles 10-11, is not repetitive, it served a specific purpose for the people of Israel. Today we read 2 Samuel 8, 1 Chronicles 10-11 and Psalm 60. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

Ask Father Josh (Your Catholic Question and Answer Podcast)
Donating Your Body to Science, Old Testament Saints, and the Story of Veronica

Ask Father Josh (Your Catholic Question and Answer Podcast)

Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 15:36


In this episode, Fr. Josh answers questions about donating your body to science, Old Testament Saints, and the story of Veronica. Fr. Josh also shares some of the fruits of his recent trip to Italy. Snippet From the Show We are called to imitate the virtues of the saints so that we can persevere in our walk toward Heaven. Text “askfrjosh” to 33-777 to subscribe to Fr. Josh's shownotes or go to www.AscensionPress.com/askfatherjosh Submit your questions and feedback to Fr.Josh by filling out a form at www.ascensionpress.com/askfatherjosh

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 125: Covenant with David (2022)

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 32:14


Fr. Mike highlights the moment God makes a covenant with David, promising him an everlasting dynasty, but reserving the building of the Temple to David's son Solomon. He also teaches us how 2 Samuel 7 foreshadows the fact that the Blessed Mother is the new Ark of the Covenant. Today's readings are 2 Samuel 6-7, 1 Chronicles 9, and Psalm 89. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)
Day 124: King David Rules (2022)

The Bible in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz)

Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 23:11


Today we read about the moment David is made king over all Israel. Fr. Mike reveals that as David begins his rule, he has both strengths and weaknesses. Today we read 2 Samuel 5, 1 Chronicles 7-8, and Psalm 27. For the complete reading plan, visit ascensionpress.com/bibleinayear. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.