faith


  • Who is Mary? – Raised Catholic episode 102

    Who is Mary? – Raised Catholic episode 102

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 102: Who is Mary? Hi friends. If you don’t mind, I’d like to start off today’s episode with a question. If I were to ask you to give me one word to describe Mary, […]


  • Where Are You? – Raised Catholic episode 95

    Where Are You? – Raised Catholic episode 95

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 95: Where Are You? Hi friends. Today I have a short episode centered around one big question: Where Are You? As you may know, I’m a longtime music minister in a small campus chapel. […]


  • Reconstructing Faith, Part Three – Raised Catholic episode 91

    Reconstructing Faith, Part Three – Raised Catholic episode 91

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 91: Reconstructing Faith, Part Three Hi friends. Our short series on faith reconstruction finishes up this week with a story about my own process of deconstruction and reconstruction. If you’ve been around here for […]


  • Reconstructing Faith Part Two – Raised Catholic episode 90

    Reconstructing Faith Part Two – Raised Catholic episode 90

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic Podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 90: Reconstructing Faith, Part Two Hi friends. Our series on faith reconstruction begins with a short review on deconstruction, though if you’re looking for a deeper dive on that topic, I would recommend heading […]


  • Contemplative Summer Week Seven – Contemplating the Body – Raised Catholic episode 85

    Contemplative Summer Week Seven – Contemplating the Body – Raised Catholic episode 85

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic Podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 85: Contemplative Summer Week Seven – Contemplating the Body Hi friends, as I explained in detail before a break way back in episode 78, I’m taking this summer to focus on contemplation with a […]


  • Contemplative Summer Week Six – Tactile Prayer – Raised Catholic episode 84

    Contemplative Summer Week Six – Tactile Prayer – Raised Catholic episode 84

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 84: Contemplative Summer Week Six – Tactile Prayer Hi friends, as I explained in detail before a break way back in episode 78, I’m taking this summer to focus on contemplation with a variety […]


  • Contemplative Summer Week Three – Contemplating Nature – Raised Catholic episode 81

    Contemplative Summer Week Three – Contemplating Nature – Raised Catholic episode 81

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic Podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 81: Contemplative Summer Week Three – Contemplating Nature Hi friends, as I explained in detail before a break way back in episode 78, I’m taking this summer to focus on contemplation with a variety […]


  • What’s the Plan? – Raised Catholic episode 74

    What’s the Plan? – Raised Catholic episode 74

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic Podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 74: What’s the Plan? Hi friends. Well, this is the time of year when a lot of young people are considering their next steps.  If you are or have a high school or college graduate, […]


  • Communal Lent – Raised Catholic episode 64

    Communal Lent – Raised Catholic episode 64

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic Podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 64: Communal Lent Hi friends, happy first week of Lent.  If you went to mass this past Ash Wednesday, you heard a reading from the Book of Joel, all about returning to God “with your […]


  • Relay

    Relay

    As I have for some time now, I’ve been prayerfully considering my word for the year ahead.  Last year, the word came to me in a flash: mantle. In all its forms, it just kind of fit and the word has really held up throughout this past year.  The year before, it was ‘walk’, when all I […]