134 episodes

A lighthearted exploration of various prominent and obscure Catholic topics.

Catholic Stuff You Should Know J. 10 Initiative

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.7 • 3.6K Ratings

A lighthearted exploration of various prominent and obscure Catholic topics.

    Victory over Minerva

    Victory over Minerva

    Fr. John & Fr. Mike discuss examples throughout history where goodness triumphs over evil.

    • 54 min
    The Longest Thanksgiving Day Ever

    The Longest Thanksgiving Day Ever

    Fr. Mike & Jacob discuss the penitential season of Advent and practicing gratitude throughout the liturgical season.

    • 48 min
    The Liturgical Ideal of the Church

    The Liturgical Ideal of the Church

    Fr. Sean and Fr. John welcome their friend Fr. Eric Gilbaugh from Helena, Montana in an extended discussion on the purpose of the reforms of the Second Vatican Council, the "big five" issues in liturgy today, and lastly, propose a vision of the liturgical ideal of the Church today.

    • 2 hr 12 min
    Philosopher Wars, Episode 6: The Return of the Narrative

    Philosopher Wars, Episode 6: The Return of the Narrative

    In this episode, Jacob and Fr. John discuss the topic of the personal narrative of our lives, in light of God's greater story.

    • 48 min
    A Priest Without Pockets

    A Priest Without Pockets

    In episode #551, Fr. Mike & Fr. Sean discuss the history and theology of tithing.

    • 59 min
    7 Fruitful Gifts That Aren't Fruitcake

    7 Fruitful Gifts That Aren't Fruitcake

    In this week's episode, Fr. Mike & Jacob take a deep dive into the Gifts of the Holy Spirit.

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
3.6K Ratings

3.6K Ratings

LaurenRFM ,

Love you always!

Love this show and really appreciated the last episode on the Liturgy. Very helpful!! Thanks so much!

Greatful Listner ,

I been listening for 5 years…

And I used to be an unapologetic banter-lover. I’m slowly being driven into the anti-banter camp. Good banter is lighthearted, fraternal, and NOT TOO LONG. It doesn’t wander endlessly. If it’s going to start dragging out so long that there’s only half an episode of content, I can jump ship for a podcast that’s not quite as self-indulgent. I’m sticking around ‘cause I’ve faith in y’all. You can do better, we’ve all heard you do so. Thanks for everything you’ve taught me over the years, and you’re in my prayers.

SarahJaney78 ,

Start at the beginning, drop after 2021

I’ve been listening to this podcast for at least 6 or 7 years. I took a break in 2020 to spend my time with the Bible in a Year from Ascension Media. The show has gone down an esoteric rabbit hole in the last year. The most recent podcast on “the liturgical ideal” is the best example of why so many people find our faith to be off-putting, irrelevant, and judgmental. I don’t even think the hosts or the guest speaker on this podcast even care - in fact, I think they’re quite proud of it.

I forgot that I had left and review of this podcast many years ago. I’m leaving it below to demonstrate that I was once a true fan.

PREVIOUS REVIEW: I've been listening to these priests from the "Catholic Stuff You Should Know" podcast for about a year. I've learned so much - spiritually and intellectually. These guys are approachable and hilarious. I definitely recommend them.

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