Ishpeming Catholic Podcast

Ishpeming Catholic Podcast

Latest Episodes

The presence of God
March 18, 2022

The Transfiguration of Jesus has a long Biblical background of God's appearance as fire and cloud. In this episode, Father Ryan explains God's promises to Abraham, and how Christ fulfills them and fi

The battle for freedom
March 10, 2022

Jesus enters into spiritual combat with the devil and wins victory over temptations to pride, lust, and greed. In this episode, Father Ryan explains how we face the same temptations, and how we can w

Embracing suffering
March 03, 2022

As we being Lent, Jesus calls us to suffer with him and embrace the cross. In this episode, Father Ryan encourages us not to flee from losing our lives each day.

Speech that builds up
March 01, 2022

Jesus calls us to be fruitful trees through speech that builds up, helps others, teaches and leads others, and removes others' defects. In this episode, Father Ryan examines how we can bear good frui

Jesus' peace plan
February 21, 2022

In his Sermon on the Plain, Jesus gives us his four-point peace plan when we're faced with hatred, hostility, exclusion, or insults because we follow Christ and His teachings. In this episode, Fr. Ry

Cast into the deep
February 08, 2022

God always takes the initiative in our life to come close to us and call us.  Isaiah and Peter's response is to recoil in fear and shame at their sinfulness, yet this doesn't stop God from calling the

Loving people with same-sex attraction
February 01, 2022

Caring for people with same-sex attraction has become part of the 'culture wars,' with seemingly two sides pitted against each other.  In this episode, Father Ryan talks about how to walk in the way o

March for Life 2022
January 25, 2022

In this episode, Father Ryan speaks about his experience with a bus load of Yooper pilgrims to the 48th March for Life in Washington, D.C.  Many of the speakers told their stories of how abortion affe

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