This Week on Outside the Walls: Dr. Kevin Vost, author of The Catholic Guide to Loneliness, joins us to talk about how to overcome our loneliness, and how to help those around us who are lonely.
We celebrate the third anniversary of Outside the Walls.
A reading from St. Gregory of Nyssa
Dr. Charlie Camosy, Associate Professor of Theological Ethics at Fordham University, and Adoptive Father of three siblings, talks about adoption, faith, and family.
A Second Century Homily
David Niles, President of St. Michael Catholic Radio, reflects on the 3rd Anniversary of the radio station, and on finding God in life’s interruptions.
A reading from St. Cyril of Jerusalem
Dr. Chad Gerber shares the story of his 11-year-old daughter Evie’s passing on All Hallows Eve 2015.
He shares both grief and joy with us as he reflects on ground zero of the communion of the saints.
A reading from St. Clement
Joe Heschmeyer, award-winning author of ShamelessPopery.com talks Purgatory and Indulgences, and how their misuse and misunderstanding served as a catalyst for Martin Luther's actions.
A reading from St. Augustine
Tony Vasinda talks about his new podcast, and the importance of having ‘Threshold conversations.’
The First Step in Evangelization is Listening.
A Treatise on John by St. Augustine
Catholic YouTube Superstar Steve the Missionary brings the Cradle vs Convert Smackdown: Mary our Mother edition.
We talk about what Converts can learn from Cradle-Catholics regarding Marian Devotion.
A reading on Meditating on the Life of Christ from St. Bernard
Steve Karlen, Director of North American Campaigns for 40 Days for Life, joins us to talk about the current campaign of 40 Days for Life. We'll discuss the importance of an individual story in the midst of a sea of statistics, and what to do when you feel overwhelmed by the enormity of the task.
A Reading from St. Polycarp
Allison Gingras, founder of Reconciled to You ministries, talks about how the practice of devotions has helped calm her anxiety. She suggests practical ways that you can approach the practice of devotion.
A reading from the Introduction to the Devout Life by St. Francis de Sales
Bo Bonner, co-host of The Uncommon Good, talks about how to disagree without being disagreeable. We explore what Charity requires of us in contentious discussion.
A reading from St. Andrew of Crete
Dr. Samuel D. Rocha joins us to talk about #DACA, the dignity of the human person, and the common good from both a principled and a personal perspective.
We look at how disaster and crisis help crystallize our focus. A Statement from the Bishops of Oklahoma
A Statement from the Bishops of Oklahoma
Joe McLane, General Manager of the Guadalupe Catholic Radio station in Houston, and Houston native Fr. Brian O’Brien talk to us about our Catholic response to disaster, and give us practical ways to make a difference on the Ground in Texas.
A reading from St. John Chrysostom
Fr. Peter Mangum talks about his upcoming podcast "A Catholic Retrospective" which, on the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, examines the causal issues to help equip you for conversations with your friends and family.
A reading from St. Cyprian
Sr. Theresa Aletheia, FSP reflects on the link between our impending deaths and our pursuit of holiness. We talk skulls and sanctity on this #MementoMori episode!
A reading from St. John Eudes
Father Andrew Strobl joins us to discuss the sacrament of Baptism and its relationship to Justification. Listen to a bonus unbroadcast segment is available at http://www.patreon.com/outsidethewalls.
A reading from St. Maximilian Kolbe
Matt Swaim joins us to discuss the difference between being Catholics who are counter-cultural and Catholics who are creators of culture.
A reading from St Alphonsus Liguori.
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Fr. Jacob Boddicker, SJ joins us to discuss his early priesthood, his recent reflections on the sacrament of Reconciliation, and the importance of confession in your life as a Catholic.
A reading from the Constitutions of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits).
Sam and Angela Jennings talk about their practice of hosting community Vespers (evening prayer) in their home each Tuesday night and give tips for how you might foster community in your parish.
A reading from St. Gregory the Great.
Deacon Keith Strohm, Author of Jesus: The Story You Thought You Knew, talks about the importance of our experience and proclamation of “the Kerygma” — the basic Gospel Message.
A reading from The Journey of the Mind to God by St. Bonaventure.
Sherry Weddell, Co-Founder of the Catherine of Siena Institute (http://www.siena.org) talks about her new book, Fruitful Discipleship, and the changing landscape of evangelism within the Church.
A reading from Pastores Dabo Vobis.