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Interesting conversations with interesting people about religion and faith.

Almost Good Catholics Krzysztof Odyniec

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Interesting conversations with interesting people about religion and faith.

    Sr Thea Bowman and the Black Catholic Experience (with Fr Maurice Nutt)

    Sr Thea Bowman and the Black Catholic Experience (with Fr Maurice Nutt)

    Father Maurice Nutt, redemptorist priest and former director of the Institute for Black Catholic Studies at Xavier University in New Orleans, discusses the Black Catholicism in the United States, the Caribbean, and Africa. He also tells us about his mentor, Sister Thea Bowman, and the case he and others are making for her sainthood.

    Father Maurice's website: https://fathermauricejnutt.com/about-father-maurice/

    Father Maurice's spiritual direction ministry: https://copiosacare.org/

    The case for Sr Thea Bowman's canonization: https://www.sistertheabowman.com/

    Sr Thea Bowman addressing the US Conference of Catholic Bishops in 1989: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOV0nQkjuoA

    • 55 min
    Words and the Word (with Jeremy Holmes)

    Words and the Word (with Jeremy Holmes)

    Back when Jeremy Holmes – who is today Theology Professor at Wyoming Catholic College – was studying scripture through the lenses of narrative criticism and theological exegesis, he needed a master to show him how the Word used words, so he went to St. Matthew.

    Professors Holmes's faculty website at Wyoming Catholic College: https://wyomingcatholic.edu/person/dr-jeremy-holmes/

    Professors Holmes's book, Cur Deus Verba: https://ignatius.com/cur-deus-verba-cdvp/

    • 42 min
    Pray like a Mystic (with Bp Donald Hying)

    Pray like a Mystic (with Bp Donald Hying)

    Bishop Don Hying of the Diocese of Madison, Wisconsin, speaks about mysticism, evangelization, and his life and vocation.

    Bishop Hying's recent letter on violence: https://d2y1pz2y630308.cloudfront.net/14385/documents/2022/5/2022-05-25%20Statement%20on%20Violence.pdf

    Bishop Hying's article on St. Junípero Serra and vandalism of public monuments:
    https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/44966/i-cannot-remain-silent-madison-catholic-bishop-condemns-destruction-of-religious-statues

    Firing Line with William F. Buckley Jr., "Junípero Serra: Saint or Sinner" from 1989:
    https://youtu.be/R4LLtN2fjLA?t=49

    Chris Odyniec's article (p. 10) on St. Junípero Serra's canonization by Pope Francis in 2015: https://asphs.net/asphs-newsletter-vol-9/ (pp. 10-15)

    • 38 min
    Holy Paradox and St. Teresa of Ávila (with Carlos Eire)

    Holy Paradox and St. Teresa of Ávila (with Carlos Eire)

    Carlos Eire, author of The Life of Saint Teresa of Ávila: A Biography (2019) and professor of medieval and early modern European history and religion at Yale University, discusses the life of St. Teresa and mysticism in sixteenth-century Spain. He also talks a bit about his immigration to the United States as a child refugee from Cuba in the 1960s.

    Professor Eire's faculty webpage: https://history.yale.edu/people/carlos-eire

    • 50 min
    Eternity Now (with Fr Greg Boyle)

    Eternity Now (with Fr Greg Boyle)

    Father Grey Boyle S.J., founder of Homeboy Industries in East LA, the world’s largest and most successful gang intervention and rehabilitation program, talks about mysticism and its way of seeing God and God's people.

    Website: https://homeboyindustries.org/

    • 45 min
    Marxism, Mysticism, and the new Papal Constitution (with Colleen Dulle)

    Marxism, Mysticism, and the new Papal Constitution (with Colleen Dulle)

    Vatican journalist Colleen Dulle discusses her biography of the French Mystic Madaleine Delbrêl, her career reporting on the Vatican, Pope Francis's new Apostolic Constitution, and her pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

    Colleen Dulle’s website: https://www.colleendulle.com/
    Inside the Vatican podcast: https://www.americamagazine.org/topic/inside-vatican
    The Pope’s Voice podcast: https://www.vaticannews.va/en/podcast/the-voice-of-the-pope.html
    Colleen Dulle’s 2018 article, “Who is Madeleine Delbrêl—the “French Dorothy Day” Pope Francis made venerable this weekend?”
    https://www.americamagazine.org/faith/2018/02/01/who-madeleine-delbrel-french-dorothy-day-pope-francis-made-venerable-weekend
    “Go Rebuild My House Blog”:
    https://sacredheartuniversity.typepad.com/go_rebuild_my_house/
    New Apostolic Constitution (March 19, 2022): https://press.vatican.va/content/salastampa/it/bollettino/pubblico/2022/03/19/0189/00404.html
     

    • 50 min

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