January 28th, 2021 | 28 mins
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Fr. Josh answers questions about what it's like to hear confessions as a priest, how to talk about political leaders, and how to practically fight thoughts of temptation. This episode contains adult themes that are not suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.
July 21st, 2020 | 28 mins 22 secs
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Fr. Josh addresses reading horoscopes for fun, whether it’s possible to have faith without religion, and how to forgive oneself after committing grave mortal sin.
May 19th, 2020 | 22 mins 24 secs
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This week, Fr. Josh answers questions on the Rapture, confessions, working for the church, and Marvel superheroes.
April 7th, 2020 | 29 mins 16 secs
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Fr. Josh answers questions about receiving the sacraments and staying engaged in a virtual mass during COVID-19.
Snippet from the Show:
When it comes to making the act of spiritual communion, this practice can be done anywhere, anytime. And ask God to transport your soul to the nearest tabernacle if you can’t get out of your home to be in the presence of Jesus.
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March 31st, 2020 | 40 mins 2 secs
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Fr. Josh is joined by Chika Anyanwu, Catholic speaker and author, to answer questions about being disappointed with homilies, teaching the Faith to a child with ADHD, and how much we need to divulge in order to make a good confession.
October 22nd, 2019 | 30 mins 4 secs
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Fr. Josh answers questions about non-Catholics receiving Communion in the Catholic Church, whether using essential oils is spiritually dangerous, and what St. Paul teaches about salvation and grace.
July 9th, 2019 | 33 mins 11 secs
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Fr. Josh answers questions about why praying to the saints is different from worshiping them, how to remind people about the fast before receiving Communion, and whether it’s OK to go to a different parish for confession (so you don’t have to go to your pastor).
March 5th, 2019 | 33 mins 20 secs
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Fr. Josh answers questions about wearing ashes in public on Ash Wednesday, what to wear at daily Mass vs. Sunday Mass, and how detailed we need to be about mortal sins during confession. If you have a question, comment, or response for Fr. Josh, email us at [email protected]. You may hear your question or comment in an upcoming podcast episode!
Snippet from the Show
"Imagine the people who might ask you questions about your ashes. It’s a great opportunity to be a witness and to evangelize. It’s also a great opportunity for you to remember that you are dust, that you are called to daily repentance, and that you are called to be an intercessor for the world."
December 4th, 2018 | 42 mins 23 secs
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Fr. Josh answers questions about the Catholic perspective on the Big Bang, how to find a thorough examination of conscience for confession, and ways to overcome mortal sins. If you have a question, comment, or response for Fr. Josh, email us at [email protected]. You may hear your question or comment in an upcoming podcast episode!
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