Ishpeming Catholic Podcast

Ishpeming Catholic Podcast

Latest Episodes

Shine like light
November 15, 2021

Jesus warns us we must pass through many tribulations to enter the Kingdom of God, and that many will fall away from faith because of persecution and pressures from the world.  In this episode, Father

Blindness and Sight
October 27, 2021

Bartimaeus is an image for all of us born into this world ignorant of the truth about God and ourselves and needing the light of revelation to make known to us God's plan for our lives.  The readings

The path to glory
October 18, 2021

Jesus teaches us the true meaning of baptism and the Eucharist when he calls James and John to follow Him in service and suffering.  In this episode, Father Ryan explains how the path to glory passes

The Gift and Fruitfulness of Marriage
October 04, 2021

Jesus gives us a positive, joyful, vision of the high calling of marriage in God's plan from the beginning.  Rather than focus on the rules, he wants spouses to focus on their relationship and the goo

True Greatness
September 20, 2021

Jesus turns our idea of greatness upside-down and teaches us the way of humility and service.  In this episode, Father Ryan contrasts the wisdom of the world with the wisdom of Christ's kingdom, and h

Living by Faith
September 13, 2021

What does it mean to live by faith?  Faith is acting towards a future that is not yet here.  In this episode, Father Ryan examines how everyone lives by faith in something, and how we can know we're r

Spiritual deaf and mute
September 06, 2021

Isaiah predicted a coming King who would open deaf ears and blind eyes and pour out the Spirit like water upon us.  In Jesus, we see and hear God incarnate, and the Holy Spirit impresses the reality o

One mind and heart in the Spirit
May 24, 2021

Happy Pentecost Sunday!  The Holy Spirit unites us firmly together in one mind and heart in Christ.  In this episode, Father Ryan draws from Acts 2 to show how the Holy Spirit unites us in the Church and transform us into the image of Christ.

The Eucharist Builds the Church Week 1
May 17, 2021

Jesus promised when he returned to the Father he would be with us always, until the end of time.  He fulfills this promise in the Eucharist and all the Sacraments, and gives us his Spirit to live in us.  In this episode, Father Ryan begins a...

Easter 2021 Week 6
May 14, 2021

Jesus commands us to love because love is not a feeling, but a choice.  Love is in the will.  We choose to love.  In this Mother's Day episode, Father Ryan looks at St. Catherine of Sienna's life as an example of love poured out for the...