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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.


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?...


Feb 2, 2019

In this 15 minute podcast, Dr. Italy discusses the meaning of the ancient feast of the Presentation of the Lord Jesus in the temple by Joseph and Mary.  The righteous Israelite, Simeon, being advanced in years, rejoices to see the child he recognizes to be the one to bring the light of truth & salvation to...


Jan 30, 2019

This podcast takes off from St. Jerome’s famous saying “ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ.” It discusses the role of the Bible in the Catholic liturgy and, more broadly, in the daily lives of Catholic Christians.  Dr. Italy shows the Catholic Church to be the original Bible Church.