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
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.
Fr. Phil Smith
Our guest today is Fr. Phil Smith, the Director of the Office of Priestly Vocations for the Diocese of Toledo.
Fr. Matt Rader
What is it like being a priest in a Catholic school system?
Fr. Peter Grodi
What is the first year like after being ordained a priest?