Welcome to the Catholic Heroes Podcast, your weekly guide to the Saints and growing in holiness. We are called to be Catholic heroes. Featuring Andy Lesnefsky.
#63- A Crisis and Our Response
This podcast episode focuses on how should we respond to the current crisis in the church. We must keep focused on Jesus and our mission. There are some practical things we should all be doing and also discussed are some ways that are maybe not effective in achieving the desired results. The featured saint of [...]
#62- Satan and the Spiritual Battle
Spiritual Warfare is not an analogy. Spiritual Warfare is the Christian life. Pope Francis writes “The Christian life is a constant battle. We need strength and courage to withstand the temptations of the devil and to proclaim the Gospel. This battle is sweet, for it allows us to rejoice each time the Lord triumphs in our [...]
#61 – Humility, Meekness, and St. Edmund Campion
The root of humility is not looking down upon oneself but choosing to love others and putting them first. Humility is necessary to be holy, but humility is also so difficult because being selfish is so easy. Saint John of the Cross proposed a different path: Always prefer to be taught by all, rather than [...]
#60 – Politics, Money, and Holiness
How in the world can politics and money have anything to do with holiness? In this episode, we discuss the Beatitudes as reflected upon by Pope Francis in Rejoice and Be Glad and look at St. Thomas Moore. There can be any number of theories about what constitutes holiness, with various explanations and distinctions. Such [...]
#59 – Heresies, Holiness, and St. Irenaeus
You don t need to steal the free soda. Salvation is a free gift. We can t earn it. In this episode of the Catholic Heroes Podcast, we continue our discussion of Gaudete et Exsultate, Pope Francis s most apostolic exhortation on holiness. In Chapter Two, he looks at two great enemies of holiness: Gnosticism and Pelegianism. What [...]
#58 – Rejoice and Be Glad & Edith Stein
The Catholic Heroes Podcast is all about the call to holiness and that each of us can be saints, Catholic Heroes. I was beyond thrilled to read and study Pope Francis s most recent Apostolic Exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate, Rejoice and Be Glad. We are going to take several episodes to take a deep dive in [...]
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These are always great! Very easy to listen to! You will always come away feeling enlightened by what you have learned!
Andy has a real knack for bringing faith to life and challenging us to grow deeper in our relationship with Christ. He does it in a very real way that feels like we can all do this.