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All things Catholic and then some!

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All things Catholic and then some!

iPadre #397 – Are you woke?

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We hear a lot about people being woke today. So are you woke? Let talk about woke and what that means for us. And I’ll share with you to instances of me being woke.

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May 23 2021

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iPadre #396 – Slaying Dragons

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Today, we have a great interview with Charles Fraune, author of “Slaying Dragons.” I also share with you an interesting experience at this morning’s Mass.

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Nov 08 2020

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iPadre #395 – “I want You to become a saint!

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In this episode, I share my sermon for the Feast of All Saints. We are all invited, called, commanded to become “holy as our Father in heaven is holy.” But how do you do that?

The Extraordinary Synod 1985 (see section 4)
Diary of St. Faustina (see #1650)

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Nov 02 2020

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iPadre #394 – A Short History of the Mass

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In today’s episode, I share some reflections on the Coronavirus and a Short History of the Mass.

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Mar 29 2020

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iPadre #393 – Holy Water

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Sacramentals are a gift. They are efficatious in our lives. Today, we are going to talk about Holy Water.

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Mar 22 2020

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iPadre #392 – The Temptations of Jesus

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Today, I recorded my talk on the History of the Mass and when I went to edit for the podcast, I realized I muted my microphone. So, I’ll re-record that for a future episode. Luckily, I have my homily for the 1st Sunday of Advent LENT. The story of Our Lord’s Temptation is packed with great stuff. Only covered a little in this homily.

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Mar 01 2020

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iPadre #391 – Relic of Mary’s Milk?

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While I was on pilgrimage, I read a Facebook post asking is it is true that there is a relic of Mary’s Milk. I’ll answer the question for you in this show.

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Feb 09 2020

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iPadre #390 – The Holy Land

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Following Mass at the Mount of the Beatitudes

Today, I share some of my experiance of the Holy Land and the importance of the Holy Land pilgrimage.

  • “The Call” by John Polce
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Feb 02 2020

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iPadre #389 – Jesus the Vocation Recruiter

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In this episode, I share my homily for the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A. We talk about the call of the first four Apostles and the importance of praying for vocations. I’ll share my Holy Land pilgrimage in the next episode..

  • “Goin Down To Galilee” by John Polce
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Jan 27 2020

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iPadre #388 – Sermon for my father’s Requiem Mass

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In this episode, I share a little story about Archbishop Sheen’s commitment to make a daily Holy Hour and I share my sermon from my father’s Requiem Mass.

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Jun 23 2019

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iPadre #387- The Power Of The Cross

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In today’s world, suffering is looked down upon. Suffering is thought to be a curse that we can’t escape. We do everything we can to run from it, and to avoid it at all costs. But there is power in suffering. In this episode, I share a talk I gave during Lent called “The Power of the Cross.”
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Jun 16 2019

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iPadre #386 – Praying With The Saints

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In this episode, we talk about my long absence from the podcasting world and other news.
Our main topic today is the saints. We have these great friends, our family, waiting for us in the kingdom, but also helping us to get there.
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Jun 09 2019

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iPadre #385 – Surviving scandal

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We are living through one of the low points in the history of the Church. So how do you survive scandal? We'll talk about that in this episode. (Please forgive the quality of the recording. It was either publish, or hold off for another week.)

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Catholic Encyclopedia on Scandal

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NOTE: Please excuse the sound quality. Something went wrong. I didn't know until it was finished and felt I couldn't capture what I said again.

Jul 29 2018

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iPadre #384 – The Real Presence

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In this episode, I share my sermon from Corpus Christi and talk about the Real Presence.

In Sinu Jesu - When Heart Speaks to Heart: The Journal of a Priest At Prayer
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Jun 05 2018

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iPadre #383 – The Priesthood

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Today we are going to talk about the priesthood. What is a priest? Pray for vocations and pray for priests.

Prayer for Vocations
Prayer for Priests
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Apr 22 2018

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iPadre #382 – Divine Mercy Novena – Day 9

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Today is Easter Saturday, and it is the ninth day of the Divine Mercy Novena.

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Apr 07 2018

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iPadre #381 – Divine Mercy Novena – Day 8

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Today is Easter Friday, and it is the eighth day of the Divine Mercy Novena.

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Apr 06 2018

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iPadre #380 – Divine Mercy Novena – Day 7

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Today is Easter Thursday, and it is the seventh day of the Divine Mercy Novena.

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Apr 05 2018

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iPadre #379 – Divine Mercy Novena – Day 6

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Today is Easter Wednesday, and it is the sixth day of the Divine Mercy Novena.

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Apr 04 2018

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iPadre #378 – Divine Mercy Novena – Day 5

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Today is Easter Tuesday, and it is the fifth day of the Divine Mercy Novena.

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Apr 03 2018

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Always truth and understanding

By TPK2RPh - Oct 28 2013
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Fr. Finelli is wonderful and real in his podcast and very relevant. Thank you.

I love I padre!!!!

By Sandra- Big Fan! - Sep 06 2013
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I love IPadre he is very interesting!!! I HOPE everything is ok??? were are you??