64 episodes

Who doesn’t need a little more hope in their life? Through engaging interviews with well-informed guests, Dr. Mario Sacasa draws on his years of counseling experience and knowledge of the Catholic Christian faith to help us find the good in life, relationships, and culture. Always Hope is a production of Willwoods Faith and Marriage. For more information, visit faithandmarriage.com

Always Hope Willwoods Faith and Marriage

    • Christianity
    • 5.0 • 76 Ratings

Who doesn’t need a little more hope in their life? Through engaging interviews with well-informed guests, Dr. Mario Sacasa draws on his years of counseling experience and knowledge of the Catholic Christian faith to help us find the good in life, relationships, and culture. Always Hope is a production of Willwoods Faith and Marriage. For more information, visit faithandmarriage.com

    Online Dating with Kateri Bean

    Online Dating with Kateri Bean

    Joining Dr. Mario on the podcast is Kateri Bean, the content manager at CatholicMatch. Kateri offers some practical tips that get you rolling online. In today’s episode we discuss how to setup an effective profile online, creative ideas for virtual dates, how to make the transition from online dating to meeting in person, ideas for … Continue reading "063 – Online Dating with Kateri Bean"

    • 56 min
    Boundaries are Good with Dr. Gerry Crete

    Boundaries are Good with Dr. Gerry Crete

    Dr. Mario Sacasa welcomes Dr. Gerry Crete, marriage therapist and co-founder of the online ministry Souls and Hearts. They talk about the importance of setting boundaries in relationships, the dangers of poor boundaries in relationships and at work, and how to reclaim some stability. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drmariosacasa/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drmariosacasa/ Websites mentioned in the show: Souls and … Continue reading "062 – Boundaries are Good with Dr. Gerry Crete"

    • 57 min
    Election Encouragement

    Election Encouragement

    Dr. Mario Sacasa offers a few words of encouragement heading into the election, recounting his immigration story, reminding everyone that achieving the American dream is still possible, and that Jesus is still Lord regardless of who wins the election. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drmariosacasa/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drmariosacasa/

    • 11 min
    Person of Hope: Fr Jim Schmitmeyer

    Person of Hope: Fr Jim Schmitmeyer

    I’ve dedicated this show to help you grow in your spiritual and emotional health. And while most of my shows have a specific theme or topic focused on growth areas, I’m trying something different today. For a while, I’ve wanted to not just do shows on themes but about people; I’ve wanted to interview “Persons … Continue reading "060 – Person of Hope: Fr Jim Schmitmeyer"

    • 1 hr 2 min
    What Happened with Humanae Vitae? with Dr. Theresa Notare

    What Happened with Humanae Vitae? with Dr. Theresa Notare

    Humanae Vitae was the landmark encyclical by Pope Paul VI reaffirming the Catholic Church’s teachings against contraception. What was going in 1968, why did Paul VI see the need to write this encyclical, and why was there such a pushback against it? Joining me on the show is Dr. Theresa Notare, the assistant director of … Continue reading "059 – What Happened with Humanae Vitae? with Dr. Theresa Notare"

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Adult Children of Divorce with Dr. Dan Meola

    Adult Children of Divorce with Dr. Dan Meola

    We know that divorce is a wide spread phenomenon, but what are the lasting effects of divorce on children? More specifically, how does a child’s experience of divorce linger into adulthood? What impact does divorce have on a child’s emotional and spiritual make-up? How can we respond better to children of divorce as a Church? … Continue reading "058 – Adult Children of Divorce with Dr. Dan Meola"

    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
76 Ratings

76 Ratings

adam from the mountains ,

Super helpful show

I’ve found Dr. Mario’s insights and interviews to be super helpful in my spiritual life and search for a more integrated and balanced life. Among many other excellent episodes, I think recent episode on overcoming perfectionism should be heard far and wide! I pass these out to friends and family often. Thanks for the wonderful work you do, Dr. Mario!

Midwest Pet Doc ,

Best Podcast Ever

Through insight, experience, humor, Faith, and knowledge, Dr. Mario and his guests consistently guide listeners to grow healthier in relationships with spouse, friends, and self. Kudos Dr. Mario!!!

Arbonnemusicmom ,

Great food for thought

The dialogue between Dr. Mario and his guest is engaging and thought-provoking. I appreciate his emphasis on relationships, how we know who we are in relationship to one another, but most especially to the OTHER, who is Christ. His conversations with Dr. Jennifer Miller are delightful. The series on relationships is a must-listen. And whatever the discussion, we are reminded that there is always hope. Thank you, Dr. Mario!

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