4 episodes

The Padre Pad digs into what it is like to be a Catholic priest. In each episode the host, Matt Kettinger, has a conversation with a different priest to examine his call to the priesthood, his formation and training, and the joys, challenges and graces that make up the life of a priest.

The Padre Pad Matthew Kettinger

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.8 • 13 Ratings

The Padre Pad digs into what it is like to be a Catholic priest. In each episode the host, Matt Kettinger, has a conversation with a different priest to examine his call to the priesthood, his formation and training, and the joys, challenges and graces that make up the life of a priest.

    Fr. Kishore Kottana

    Fr. Kishore Kottana

    Today's guest is Fr. Kishora Kottana, the Associate Pastor of Saint Rose Parish in Perrysburg, Ohio.   Fr. Kishore is a native of India and became a U.S. citizen in 2019 - here is his story from submarine engineer to Catholic priest.

    • 31 min
    Fr. Phil Smith

    Fr. Phil Smith

    Our guest today is Fr. Phil Smith, the Director of the Office of Priestly Vocations for the Diocese of Toledo.

    • 32 min
    Fr. Matt Rader

    Fr. Matt Rader

    What is it like being a priest in a Catholic school system?

    • 25 min
    Fr. Peter Grodi

    Fr. Peter Grodi

    What is the first year like after being ordained a priest?

    • 33 min

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