February 18th, 2021 | 22 mins 36 secs
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Fr. Josh discusses how to enter into lent if you struggle with depression or acedia, types of fasting, and how to deal with distractions in prayer.
March 10th, 2020 | 41 mins 30 secs
anxiety, depression, mental health
Father Josh and Father Paul Gros answer questions about OCD and anxiety, family members with mental illness, and navigating life changes after therapy.
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November 12th, 2019 | 31 mins 44 secs
anxiety, catholic, catholicism, depression, free masons, freemasonry, freemasons, mental health, parish, parish involvement
Father Josh answers questions about how to find healing in the midst of anxiety or depression, how to get involved in your parish, and whether or not Catholics can be Freemasons.
June 11th, 2019 | 40 mins 48 secs
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Fr. Josh answers questions about if watching Mass on television fulfills our Sunday obligation, how to find happiness when depressed from past trauma, and how to talk with “cafeteria Catholics” who pick and choose which parts of the Faith to follow.
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!
March 19th, 2019 | 33 mins 58 secs
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Fr. Josh answers questions about why God allows depression, sexism in the Church, choosing a good Lenten sacrifice, and posting religious images and quotes on social media. 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!