Ishpeming Catholic Podcast

Ishpeming Catholic Podcast


Latest Episodes

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...

Easter 2021 Week 5
May 02, 2021

"Are you saved?"  This should be a burning question for all of us, and this weekend's readings give us signs by which we can know whether we're walking on the path of salvation.  Jesus is clear that we need to remain in him as our source of...

Easter 2021 - Week 1
April 06, 2021

Jesus' resurrection is the fulfillment of the Scriptures, and the affirmation of his unbreakable union with us forever.  In this episode, Father Ryan breaks upon the Scriptures of Jesus as the new Adam and father of the new human race.  In...

The Meaning of Suffering Week 4
March 18, 2021

The Gospel of God's love for the world sheds light on the meaning of suffering, for Christ so loved the world, he entered into our suffering and death, to fill it with his greater love and life in victorious resurrection.  In this episode, Father...

3.17.21 St. Patrick
March 17, 2021

To celebrate St. Patrick, let's not only drink copious amounts of green beer.  Let's learn from his inspiring example and imitate his generosity in God's service!  In this episode, Father Ryan speaks of four lessons we can learn and apply to...

3.8.21 - John of God
March 08, 2021

Today's saint is John of God, a Portuguese soldier who abandoned that life to care for the sick.  The Scripture reading for today is the washing of Naaman the Syrian, which foreshadows Christ's spiritual work in the Sacraments of Baptism and...