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A Catholic podcast brought to you by the Archdiocese of Regina where we attempt to navigate this winding road of faith in Jesus Christ so that we might know him more intimately, love him more profoundly and together serve him more deeply in our daily lives.

Thinking Faith: The Catholic Podcast with Deacon Eric Gurash and Dr. Brett Salkeld

    • Christianity
    • 4.7 • 15 Ratings

A Catholic podcast brought to you by the Archdiocese of Regina where we attempt to navigate this winding road of faith in Jesus Christ so that we might know him more intimately, love him more profoundly and together serve him more deeply in our daily lives.

    A Funny Story And A Cautionary Tale - Part 1

    A Funny Story And A Cautionary Tale - Part 1

    Wherein we discuss the interesting exchanges that can take place in email inboxes and the need for charity in our virtual conversations.

    Show Snippet: "I got a little assertive at this point, I don't think unjustly, but I got a little assertive, I said, If you decline to show me the error, I need to stop responding to your email...not everyone who attacks you on the internet deserves your time."

    • 24 min
    Mark Shea And The Church's Best Kept Secret - Part 5

    Mark Shea And The Church's Best Kept Secret - Part 5

    We wrap up our five-part series with Catholic author, speaker, and apologist, Mark Shea on his newest book "The Church's Best Kept Secret: A Primer on Catholic Social Teaching."

    Show Snippet: "Faith without works is dead, says James, and so this aspect of Catholic teaching, more than any other, has to be lived. It must be practiced or...it's like looking in a mirror and then walking away and forgetting what you look like, says James."

    • 33 min
    Mark Shea And The Church's Best Kept Secret - Part 4

    Mark Shea And The Church's Best Kept Secret - Part 4

    Continuing our discussion with Catholic author, speaker, and apologist, Mark Shea on his newest book "The Church's Best Kept Secret: A Primer on Catholic Social Teaching" examining, among other topics, structures of sin.

    Show Snippet: "We don't just make little tchotchkes, we also make giant, world-spanning, socio-economic, and political systems. These are what are known as 'structures of sin' and what structures of sin do is that they make it hard to be good and make it easy to be bad..."

    • 22 min
    Mark Shea And The Church's Best Kept Secret - Part 3

    Mark Shea And The Church's Best Kept Secret - Part 3

    In this multipart series, we sit down with Catholic writer, speaker, and apologist, Mark Shea to discuss his newest book "The Church's Best Kept Secret: A Primer on Catholic Social Teaching".

    Show Snippet: "This is part of our heavily libertarian way of looking at things; that I can be personally generous, but why do I need the state to put a gun to my head and tell me that I have to give to pay for somebody else's healthcare?"

    • 34 min
    Mark Shea And The Church's Best Kept Secret - Part 2

    Mark Shea And The Church's Best Kept Secret - Part 2

    We continue our multi-part discussion with Mark Shea on his latest book The Church's Best Kept Secret: A Primer on Catholic Social Teaching. We dig into the various pillars of Catholic social teaching, and their connections to the Gospel and our lives.

    Show Snippet: "It's really important to understand; the Gospels are underground literature written to the Church...they are not literature written to Christians in order to give them the right to say "I thank you O God that I am not like other men."

    • 35 min
    Mark Shea And The Church's Best Kept Secret - Part 1

    Mark Shea And The Church's Best Kept Secret - Part 1

    A special "2-for-Tuesday" release begins a new multi-part interview with Catholic writer and speaker Mark Shea. Talking about his new book "The Church's Best Kept Secret: A Primer On Catholic Social Teaching."

    Show Snippet: "Catholic social teaching does not begin with the proposition that human beings are fallen...what Catholic social teaching begins with...is people are fundamentally made in the image and likeness of God..."

    Buy the book: https://markpshea.com/mark-shea-shop/.

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Stantin1 ,

Builds My Faith

Thank you Brett and Deacon Eric presenting well thought out balanced reviews of the topics you cover. Often you answer a question I have thought of at some point but couldn’t find a satisfactory answer to in other venues. Through the knowledge you provide my faith increases.

epotster ,

Learn & Laugh

I always learn so much from these two people. They are good for a few laughs as well. Keeping it real and current. Thank you! I don’t miss an episode.

David Kopriva ,

Always interesting and engaging.

One my favourite podcasts. I look forward to each episode.

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