Episode | June 16th, 2021 | 26 mins 23 secs
bishop, catholic bishop, catholic church, catholic podcast, catholicism, prayer, vocations
The Church prays for vocations all the time, so why does it seem we're not getting an answer? In this episode, Archbishop Lucas tackles the question of how to foster priestly vocations and asks us to look seriously at what we each can do to help young people listen to the One who calls.
Episode | May 21st, 2021 | 29 mins 31 secs
bishop, catholic bishop, catholic church, catholic mass, catholic podcast, catholicism, church, covid, faith, holy spirit, mass, pentecost, religion
How do we know the Holy Spirit is present? Do we believe that He is present and that we can experience Him? As we celebrate Pentecost, Archbishop Lucas encourages us to put the Holy Spirit to work, and to go (back) to Mass with all our desire wide open.
Episode | April 18th, 2021 | 28 mins 38 secs
bishop, catholic bishop, catholic church, catholic podcast, catholicism, easter, mass
Archbishop Lucas celebrates the Easter season, shares about how to be amazed by the things we've heard before.
Episode | March 23rd, 2021 | 27 mins 37 secs
bishop, catholic bishop, catholic church, catholic podcast, catholicism, crucifixion, easter, holy week, jesus, lent, problem of evil, suffering
As we draw closer to Holy Week, Archbishop Lucas is posed the question, "Why did Jesus have to suffer?" This leads to a conversation on answering the problem of evil and why bad things happen to good people. If you've ever pondered this question or want to prepare your heart for Holy Week, this will be a thought-provoking listen.
Episode | February 11th, 2021 | 24 mins 19 secs
bishop, catholic bishop, catholic church, catholic podcast, catholicism, lent, media, news, politics, social media
This Lent, Archbishop Lucas encourages us to "disconnect and reconnect"—disconnect from the perpetual outrage machine created by our current media and political climate, and reconnect to the Prince of Peace through His Body, the Church.
Episode | December 16th, 2020 | 26 mins 52 secs
2020, advent, bishop, catholic bishop, catholic church, catholic podcast, catholicism, christmas
Archbishop Lucas shares how we can more fully enter into the celebration of Christmas in a year that has been strange and difficult. He also looks back on what 2020 has revealed about our individual and collective struggles to rely on Christ.
Episode | November 19th, 2020 | 24 mins 19 secs
bishop, catholic bishop, catholic church, catholic podcast, catholicism, praying for the dead
How do Catholics remember the dead? Why do we pray for them? And what do these practices teach us about how we can live better lives here on Earth? Archbishop Lucas answers these questions, reminding us that "the decisions that we make here reverberate into eternity."