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Dec 5, 2019

14 minute podcast in which Dr. Italy discusses St. Joseph as an often overlooked hero of the Advent – Christmas story.  He shows how St. Matthew’s gospel presents him as a model of faith.

In the Advent and Christmas season, all eyes turn to the Holy Family.  Jesus is the primary, focus, of course, with Mary getting...


Jul 3, 2019

The sign of the cross is one of the hallmarks of Catholic life and prayer.  Yet often it is made mechanically, even unconsciously.  And if many were asked what it means, where it came from, and why it matters, they wouldn’t really have much to say.


May 10, 2019

As the civilization in the West was dissolving into the Dark Ages, a man named Gregory was elected to fill the chair of St. Peter.  First prefect or mayor of Rome, then monk, then the Pope's ambassador to Constantinople, then finally bishop of Rome, Gregory rocked the church and the civilized world.  He was a man who...


Apr 16, 2019

Just returned from a New Year’s pilgrimage to the Holy Land, Dr. Marcellino D’Ambrosio fields questions from Matt Swaim that many people are curious about. Can we trust what we see in the news when it comes to the situation in Israel and the Palestinian territories?  Do Americans feel safe in the Holy Land?...


Mar 6, 2019

In this Lenten podcast, Matt Swaim asks Dr. Italy about his new book, 40 Days, 40 Ways, A New Look at Lent (Servant Books).  In response, Marcellino D’Ambrosio explains the book’s aim to help people break out of "same old" stale Lenten patterns. The book does this by offering forty fresh ideas of how to combine...