Encounter Mercy Podcast - Catholic Faith Sharing

Encounter Mercy Podcast - Catholic Faith Sharing

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Peace Be With You
April 15, 2021

Have you ever encountered someone or something that irritates you, and you’ve wanted to scream? Or maybe a situation that causes you fear or pain? It seems to be a part of our lives, yet there are healthy ways to deal with these situations.

The Future of the Church
April 08, 2021

Recently, two bits of information hit the public that has caused some members of the church a great deal of worry and fear. These two documents show that there is a great decline in church membership in the United States as well as the state of religio...

The Paschal Triduum
March 31, 2021

At the end of our Lenten Sacrifice, the Church calls us into the three most holy days of our liturgical year. On Holy Thursday morning, traditionally Diocese throughout the world will celebrate the Chrism Mass. In this special mass,

March 26, 2021

In life, we often hear about the need to sacrifice, and its importance in the Christian life. Join us as we discuss sacrifices in the Christian’s journey.

Saint Patrick
March 17, 2021

Who exactly was Saint Patrick? Was he even Irish? And why does the world seem to worship this man? Join Vince and Jesse as they discuss this saint and his importance.

March 11, 2021

Have you ever felt that something is taking up too much space in your life? Maybe something that isn’t inherently bad, but needs to be pruned, or changed in a way? In our lives, we often get stuck in ruts and need to work on our habits to better oursel...

Spiritual Leprosy
March 04, 2021

Leprosy is a very serious public health concern and shows up regularly in scripture. Leprosy is extremely contagious, causing great concern for the public health. Although we do not encounter leprosy in our world today,

Ordination to the Diaconate
February 25, 2021

In this week’s episode, AJ and Br. Barnabas look at the words of the Rite of Ordination for a Deacon in light of their upcoming ordinations. They discuss the both the Old and Testament references found in the Rite,

Lent 2021 – A Do-Over of 2020?
February 17, 2021

Last year’s Lenten season was definitely a first and a once in a lifetime experience. No one expected our lent to last as long as it did, nor did we expect the public worship to be cut short so quickly. With Lent 2021 upon us,

Spiritual Accompaniment
February 11, 2021

Pope Francis calls us to what he calls spiritual accompaniment in his Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy of The Gospel). Below is an excerpt (paragraphs 169-173) where Pope Francis writes about the need for everyone to be initiated into t...