Podcast

  • JPII's Four Near-Death Experiences -KCP 125

    Join us for another Thirsty Thursday edition of the Konza Catholic Podcast as Father Gale tells the story of how Pope Saint John Paul the Second was spared from death not once but four times, and how JPII shows us what to do when we receive our lives as a gift.
  • Love Thy Neighbor Feat. Alejo Molina - KCP 124

    Join us for a special episode of the Konza Catholic Podcast as we welcome Alejo Molina, a missionary working in Peru, to the podcast to discuss the value of mission work, the need for personal, intentional ministry, and how we benefit from serving the poor personally, rather than in the abstract.

  • The Deadly Seven - KCP 123

    Join us for another Thirsty Thursday as Father Gale breaks down seven vices, or habits, that are deadly for our spiritual life, and the seven corresponding virtues that give life.
  • Many Martyrs, Six Stories -KCP 122

    Join us for another episode of the Konza Catholic Podcast as we discuss some of our favorite stories of Martyrs. Learn about some men and women who were willing to die for their faith, and what we can take from their courageous witness.
  • When a Priest Dies - KCP 121

    Join us for another Thirsty Thursday edition of the Konza Catholic Podcast as Father Drew breaks down why the funerals of priests are so special. Learn about some unique traditions that happen at a priest's funeral, and the power they can have in transforming lives.

  • Emil, Merlin, and Our Friend Jack. Men to be Remembered - KCP 120

    Join us for another episode of the Konza Catholic Podcast as we discuss a week of three funerals: Fr. Emil Kapaun, Fr. Merlin Kieffer, and St. Isidore's legend Jack Peterson. We reflect on what these great Kansas show us about how to live, and what they mean to us.
  • A Case for Catholic Optimism - KCP 119

    Join us for a Thirsty Thursday episode of the Konza Catholic Podcast as Vaughn Kohler makes a case, from the life of Dwight Eisenhower, why we can and even should maintain a sense of optimism as Catholics.
  • What To Do When Your Boyfriend Transfers to a Small Liberal Arts College. Feat. Fr. Chad Arnold -KCP 118

    Join us for another episode of the Konza Catholic Podcast as the Fathers sit down with Fr. Drew's new boss, Fr. Chad Arnold. He tells the story of his vocation, his experience as vocations director for the diocese of Wichita, and how to encourage young men and women in their vocations. Fr. Chad is a great friend of the pod and we're very happy to share his stories with you.
  • What Do We Know About Angels? -KCP 117

    Join us for another Thirsty Thursday edition of the Konza Catholic Podcast as Father Drew celebrates the feast of the angels, and explores some things we may not know about them. How do Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael get their names? What are angels, and what do they do? All this and much more on today's episode.
  • Running the Race: What College Athletics and the Spiritual Life Have in Common - KCP 116

    Join us for another episode of the Konza Catholic Podcast. Today, we discuss what the Fathers have learned from their time working with college athletes. We talk about the importance of discipline, having a thick skin, and having something around which your whole life is organized. 
  • Forgiveness: The Heart of the Matter - KCP 115

    Join us for another Thirsty Thursday as Father Gale discusses forgiveness through the lens of one of his favorite songs. Learn why forgiveness is so hard, how to forgive, and why it's the "Heart of the Matter".
  • Why We Celebrate Suffering - KCP 114

    Join us for another episode of the Konza Catholic Podcast as we discuss the feasts of the Triumph of the Cross and Our Lady of Sorrows. We reflect on how suffering leads us closer to Christ, the hope we can find in it, and how to "offer it up".