Yes, But What Kind of King? -KCP 134
Join us for another Thirsty Thursday as we discuss the feast of Christ the King, what kind of King Jesus is, and how we can prepare for his coming as King.
– Tagged "Advent"
What does Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer have to do with the real meaning of Christmas? We're talking about that great television program that aired way back in 1964. Do Rudolph, Hermie, Yukon Cornelius, and the Abominable Snowman have anything to teach us about the story of the Incarnation, the amazingly true story about God the Son coming to Earth as a human baby? Father Gale thinks so. (And he also shares an encouraging word from Bishop Gerald Vincke.)
The Confessions by Saint Augustine is arguably the second-most influential book in Church history. When it first appeared on the scene, it was shocking in its level of vulnerability. Few, if any, church leaders had shared his personal story in such a courageous, transparent way. Father Drew and Andy Brandt talk through this spiritual tell-all and show how it has helped millions discover that "our hearts restless until they rest in Thee." (Also, Father Drew shares dark, shocking confession of his own :)
During this season of Advent, we often hear about the "wise men" who came from the East to offer gifts to the baby Jesus. In this episode, Father Drew Hoffman offers an insightful and beautiful reflection on the connections between the story of "The Magi" and the celebration and experience of the Holy Mass.
700 years before it actually happened, the prophet Isaiah foretold the miraculous birth of Christ, as well as the way that God was going to bring light to a world in darkness. In the last couple decades, there’s been a curious controversy about a well-known Christmas song that Catholics often sing during Advent. Do you know the prophecies and understand how rich and meaningful they are to your faith? Have you heard about the controversy? What do think about it? Listen for the details and delightful banter!
Why did Father Gale take a "Polar Plunge" this time last year and what does it have to do with St. Francis Xavier and the Church's great mission of introducing people to Jesus? Are you passionate about sharing the gospel with others? Why not? These are the questions posed (and answered) in this Thirsty Thursday episode.
You've never heard a podcast episode like this before! Father Gale and Father Drew recap the 7 basic plots of Hallmark holiday movies, and reflect on their relevance to the season of Advent. Believe it or not, you might smile. You might laugh. You might gain some helpful insight for your spiritual life!
Happy Thanksgiving! Did you know that the famous Marian prayer, The Magnificat, is an excellent prayer to help you express your gratitude to God and cultivate a deeper sense of the greatness of God? Listen as Father Drew Hoffman unpacks Our Lady's great expression of worship and shares how we can all develop a regular practice of giving thanks to the Lord for all the good things in our lives.
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