October 15th, 2019 | 30 mins 16 secs
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Fr. Josh answers questions about what happens to our guardian angels after we die, whether it’s OK to listen to explicit lyrics if you only pay attention to the music, and how to respond to someone who says all you have to do is love Jesus to get to heaven.
October 1st, 2019 | 29 mins 59 secs
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Fr. Josh answers questions about how to minister to a coworker who looks at horoscopes and practices “white” witchcraft, what’s the deal with ember days (periods of fasting for vocations throughout the year), and why Catholics venerate saint relics and images.
September 3rd, 2019 | 27 mins 51 secs
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Fr. Josh addresses questions about the salvation of family members who have committed suicide, what to do if a person is allergic to the Eucharist (Body and Blood), and whether natural family planning is still a good choice for women with health issues that would make pregnancy potentially life-threatening.
August 27th, 2019 | 40 mins
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Fr. Josh and Kevin McCall answer questions about prayer, asking God for signs, and how to have a relationship with the Holy Spirit.
August 20th, 2019 | 44 mins 16 secs
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Avera Maria Santo and Fr. Josh answer questions about choosing a vocation when experiencing gender dysphoria and how to respond to a family member in a same-sex relationship. Avera also shares her story about same-sex attraction and finding her identity as a beloved daughter of God.
August 13th, 2019 | 29 mins 29 secs
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Fr. Josh answers questions about how to stop being selfish in relationships, whether it’s better to prioritize personal prayer or daily Mass, and how to tell family you’re thinking about entering seminary or religious life.
August 6th, 2019 | 37 mins 55 secs
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Fr. Josh answers questions about how to forgive deep wounds caused by family members, what to do if you’ve grown bored with prayer, and what are some prayers we can say for souls in purgatory. If you have a question, comment, or response for Fr. Josh, email us at email@example.com. You may hear your question or comment in an upcoming podcast episode!
July 30th, 2019 | 32 mins 44 secs
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Fr. Josh answers questions about how to respond to a same-sex couple who wants their child baptized, how to help family understand Church teaching, and how to stop feeling guilty about sins from the past.
July 23rd, 2019 | 25 mins 59 secs
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Fr. Josh answers questions about if our prayers can apply to people who are no longer alive, why there are priests who have been married, and if it’s OK to check someone out.
July 16th, 2019 | 32 mins 45 secs
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Fr. Josh answers questions about whether bad confession experiences are valid, how to avoid scrupulosity (obsession with avoiding sin), and how to invite people back to the Church. If you have a question, comment, or response for Fr. Josh, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may hear your question or comment in an upcoming podcast episode!