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Talk is Cheap – Parable of the Two Sons

The parable of the two Sons makes clear that saying yes to Jesus Christ is much more a matter of deeds and actions than words and promises. Talk is cheap but body language never lies....

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Caesarea Maritima, Israel’s Coastal Jewel – Podcast

7 Minute Podcast in which Dr. Italy vividly describes Israel's coastal jewel, Caesarea Maritima or Caesar's town by the sea.  A place made famous by its builder, Herod the Great along with Pontius Pilate, St. Paul and early Church fathers Origen and Eusebius....

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Terrorism and the Victory of the Cross

September 11th is the anniversary of one of most brutal acts of terrorism of all time. Three days later, on September 14, the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Churches celebrate the Feast of the Exaltation, and triumph of the cross of Jesus Christ. This reflection...

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Papal Primer- overview of the Papacy

The papacy is an institution of that both Catholics and non-Catholics typically misunderstand. This papal primer provides an overview - What is the true job description of the Pope and what’s the origin and nature of his authority?...

Jesus, John the Baptist & the River Jordan
Jesus, John the Baptist & the River Jordan – Podcast

7 minute podcast describing the Jordan River by Dr. Italy who has visited numerous times the site where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist.Everyone has heard of the river Jordan, where John the Baptist baptized Jesus.  But few know much about it or can...

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Priesthood of Believers

All the baptized share in a very real way in the priesthood of Jesus Christ.  Yet the baptismal priesthood of the laity in no way means that ordained priests don't also have an essential and irreplaceable role....

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Twin Towers Terrorism and the Power of the Cross – Podcast

Dr.Italy, in this 14 minute podcast with Anna Mitchell, remembers the tragedy of 9/11 and shows the connection between the horror of terrorism, illustrated by the destruction of the twin towers,  and the victory of the cross.9/11 and the Twin Towers September 11 is the anniversary...

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Crossing the Sea of Galilee – Podcast

7 minute podcast excerpt from National Radio that helps us understand what the Sea of Galilee is like and puts into perspective the gospels stories of Jesus walking on the water and calming the storm.In this episode from the Sonrise Morning Show, Marcellino D'Ambrosio, Holy...