The Catholic Current 2019-12-06T16:52:40-05:00

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  • (Pam Stenzel) The High Price of Free Love
    05:00 -06:00
    10-01-18

    The Catholic Current

    GUEST:  Chastity advocate, Pam

    Fr. McTeigue’s Reading List:

    – Pam Stenzel: pamstenzel.com
    – Pam Stenzel: “Chastity:  The Foundation for Building Strong Families and a Culture of LIfe
    – Pam Stenzel: “Sex Still Has a Price Tag
    – Father Robert McTeigue, S.J.: “Getting Through to Students Hooked on the Hook-Up Culture

     

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  • (Dr.William Brennan) The War of Words and the Culture of Death
    05:00 -06:00
    10-02-18

    Guest: Dr.William Brennan of Saint Louis University

    Fr. McTeigue’s Reading List:

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  • (Fr. Joseph Fessio) The 40th Anniversary of Ignatius Press
    05:00 -06:00
    10-03-18

    GUESTS:

    Father Joseph Fessio, founder, and Mark Brumley, president of Ignatius Press

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Fr. McTeigue’s Reading List:

    Ignatius Press Website
    Ignatius Press YouTube Channel
    – Ignatius Press Twitter
    – Ignatius Press 40th Anniversary Flyer
    – Ignatius Book Club
    – Formed Website

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  • (Fr. Casey Jones) Does Youth Ministry Help or Hurt?
    05:00 -06:00
    10-04-18

    The Catholic Current

    Guest: Fr. Casey Jones, Chaplain at Florida Gulf Coast University

    Fr. McTeigue’s Reading List: 

    – Father McTeigue: Have We Surrendered Our Kids to Popular Culture?
    – Father McTeigue: Cheating God and Our Children with Shoddy Worship
    – Father McTeigue: Why Are the Young Fleeing the Church?
    – Father McTeigue: Must Worship Be Entertaining?
    – Father McTeigue: Beware the Juvenilization of American Christianity
    – Father McTeigue: Youth Ministry:  Who Needs It?
    – Christian Smith: “Soul Searching

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  • (Dr. Edward Peters) What Does It Mean to Be a Heretic?
    05:00 -06:00
    10-05-18

    The Catholic Current

    Guest: Dr. Edward Peters, of Sacred Heart Seminary, Detroit, MI, administrator of CanonLaw.info.

    Fr. McTeigue’s Reading List:

    – Catechism of the Catholic Church: Definition of Heresy
    – Catholic Encyclopedia: Definition of Heresy
    – Code of Canon Law: Heresy
    – Father Dwight Longenecker: “Red Herrings, Heresy and Hot Topics
    – Catholic Herald: “Before You Call Someone a ‘Heretic’…

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  • (Jeff Cavins) Do We Need Another Bible?
    05:00 -06:00
    10-08-18

    The Catholic Current

    GUEST:  Apologist  & evangelist Jeff Cavins

    Fr. McTeigue’s Reading List:

    – Ascension Press
    The Great Adventure Bible

     

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  • (Matthew Schmitz) Roots of the Crisis: A Failure to Enforce Church Teaching?
    05:00 -06:00
    10-09-18

    The Catholic Current

    GUEST:  Matthew Schmitz of First Things

    Fr. McTeigue’s Reading List:

    – Matthew Schmitz: “The Abuse Crisis Casts Doubt on the Whole Post-Vatican II Settelment
    – Matthew Schmitz: “The West Is Rediscovering the Sacred
    – Father McTeigue: “Educators Need to Be Reminded—The Truth Will Set You Free

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  • (Fr. George Rutler) Catholic Wisdom for Anxious Times
    05:00 -06:00
    10-10-18

    The Catholic Current

    GUEST:  Fr. George Rutler, author, pastor of the Church of St. Michael the Archangel in Manhattan

    Fr. McTeigue’s Reading List:

    – Father Rutler: “Calm in Chaos:  Catholic Wisdom for Anxious Tmes
    – Father Rutler: “The Great Emergency
    – Father McTeigue: “Resist!  It’s Time to Rally against the Darkness
    – Father McTeigue: “Worship in a Time of War
    – Father McTeigue: “The People Who Are Keeping the Sky from Falling

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  • (Fr. William Watson, S.J.) How Can Daily Life Be Sacred?
    05:00 -06:00
    10-11-18

    The Catholic Current

    GUEST: Father William Watson, S.J., founder of the Sacred Story Institute

    Fr. McTeigue’s Reading List:

    – Sacred Story Institute: Missionary Disciple Programs
    – Father Watson: “Forty Weeks—An Ignatian Path to Christ through Sacred Story Prayer
    – Father McTeigue: “How to Keep Your Spiritual Eyes Open

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  • (Dr. Edward Feser) Must Catholics Now Reject Capital Punishment?
    05:00 -06:00
    10-12-18

    The Catholic Current

    GUEST:  Dr. Edward Feser of Pasadena City College

    Fr. McTeigue’s Reading List:

    – Edward Feser: “A Catholic Defense of Capital Punishment
    – United States Conference of Catholic Bishops: “Statement on Capital Punishment
    – Colin Donovan: “What Does the Magisterium Say about Capital Punishment?
    – Some helpful quotes on the death penalty: Capital Punishment Quotes
    – Steven A Long: “MAGISTERIAL IRRESPONSIBILITY
    – LMS Chairman: “The death penalty in the Catholic Herald
    – Diane Montagna: “75 clergy, scholars Urge Francis to ‘withdraw’ death penalty teaching
    – Dr. Michael Pakaluk: “CAPITAL PUNISHMENT AND THE SEX ABUSE CRISIS
    – Dr. Michael Pakaluk: The Death Penalty and the Sex Abuse Scandal
    – Dr. Edward Feser: Why Capital Punishment is Justified

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  • (Timothy J. Lyng) Lost Voices: Victims of Violence by Illegal Immigrants
    06:00
    10-22-18

    The Catholic Current

    Guest: Timothy J. Lyng, President of the Remembrance Project

    Fr. McTeigue’s Reading List:

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  • (Michael Hichborn) Has the Catholic Campaign for Human Development Been Reformed?
    05:00 -06:00
    10-23-18

    The Catholic Current

    Guest: Michael Hichborn, founder and president of the Lepanto Institute.

    Fr. McTeigue’s Reading List:

    – Lepanto Institute:  Profile of CCHD Leader Ralph McCloud
    – Lepanto Institute: Links Between Saul Alinsky and CCHD?
    – USCCB: Catholic Campaign for Human Development Annual Appeal 2018
    – Michael Hichborn: CCHD Offered Me a Grant, Hoped I would Stop Investigating Other Grantees
    – Beverly Stevens: That’s My Money, Your Excellency
    – Beverly Stevens: Safe Spaces for Catholic Money – Part 1Part 2 Part 3
    – EWTN: Litany of Humility

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  • (Don Johnson) A Pope, the Pill, and the Perils of Sexual Chaos
    05:00 -06:00
    10-24-18

    The Catholic Current

    Guest: Don Johnson, Writer and Director of Unprotected

    Fr. McTeigue’s Reading List:  

    – USCCB:  Proclaiming God’s Gift of Love to Husband and Wife
    – Dr. Janet Smith:  Humanae Vitae 50 Years Later:  Progress or Regress?
    – 5 Non-Negotiables

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  • (Dr. Peter Kreeft) Angels and Demons – What Do We Need to Know?
    05:00 -06:00
    10-25-18

    The Catholic Current

    Guest: Dr. Peter Kreeft of Boston College

    Fr. McTeigue’s Reading List:

    – Peter Kreeft: Angels and Demons—What Do We Really Know About Them?
    – Jean Danielou: The Angels and Their Mission According to the Fathers of the Church
    – Paul Thigpen:  Saints Who Battled Satan
    – Catholic Encyclopedia:  Angels
    – Catholic Encyclopedia: Demons

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  • (Elizabeth Yore) Evaluating the Synod on Youth in Rome
    05:00 -06:00
    10-26-18

    The Catholic Current

     

    Guest: Elizabeth Yore, International Child Advocate Attorney

    Fr. McTeigue’s Reading List:

    – USCCB: World Synod on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment
    – Rev Dr Paul Anthony McGavin: Synod and LGBT Ideology
    – John A. Monaco: An Open Letter to Pope Francis About the Synod
    – John Allen: Perceptions of a ‘Rigged’ Synod
    Instrumentum Laboris for the Synod 2018. Young People, The Faith and Vocational Discernment
    – Blase J. Cupich and Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.: THE SYNOD ON YOUTH: AN EXCHANGE
    – George Weigel: Saving Synod-2018 from itself
    – William Kilpatrick: The Misplaced Priorities of Youth Synod Organizers
    – Dr. Taylor Marshall: Pope Francis’s Agenda for Youth Synod 2018
    – Brycen Chistensen:  Utopia Against the Family: The Problems and Politics of the American Family

     

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  • (Karl Keating) How Can Catholic Voters Follow Their Conscience?
    05:00 -06:00
    10-29-18

    The Catholic Current

    GUEST:  Karl Keating of Catholic Answers

    Fr. McTeigue’s Reading List:

    – Voter Education and Voter Registration
    – The (Not-So-Mindless) American Catholic Voter
    – A Christian Strategy
    – Let’s Have a Grown-Up Conversation about Conscience
    – A Conscience Clause in Politics: Yea or Nay?
    Karl Keating Website
    USA Debt Clock

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  • (Dr. Daniel Guernsey) Does Catholic Education Still Matter?
    05:00 -06:00
    10-30-18

    The Catholic Current

    GUEST:  Dr. Daniel Guernsey,  Principal of the Donahue Academy, Ave Maria, FL

    Fr. McTeigue’s Reading List:

     

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  • (Eleanor Nicholson) A Catholic Approach to the Supernatural
    05:00 -06:00
    10-31-18

    The Catholic Current

     

    GUEST:  Eleanor Bourg Nicholson, author, editor & cultural critic

    Fr. McTeigue’s Reading List:

     

     

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