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Have you ever wanted to learn more about the men and women the Catholic Church officially recognize as saints? In these interviews, scripture scholars from the Augustine Institute dive into the lives of the Saints to help all the faithful come to a deeper understanding of those heroic men and women who have been transformed by the love of God. In this Catholic podcast, learn about St. Augustine, St. Monica, St. Philip Neri, St. Catherine of Siena, and many more.

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Have you ever wanted to learn more about the men and women the Catholic Church officially recognize as saints? In these interviews, scripture scholars from the Augustine Institute dive into the lives of the Saints to help all the faithful come to a deeper understanding of those heroic men and women who have been transformed by the love of God. In this Catholic podcast, learn about St. Augustine, St. Monica, St. Philip Neri, St. Catherine of Siena, and many more.

Pope St. Gregory the Great

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Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. John Sehorn discuss Pope St. Gregory the Great and his impact on the church.

Jul 11 2022

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Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Juan Diego

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Dr. Ben Akers sits down with Dr. James Prothro to discuss Mary's apparition to Saint Juan Diego on Tepeyac hill under the title of Our Lady of Guadalupe. This important apparition played a historical role in the conversion of the Mexico to the Christian faith and the miraculous tilma worn by the saint is still venerated by millions today.

Jul 04 2022

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St. Padre Pio

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Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Sean Innerst discuss the great saint of the 20th century, Padre Pio.

Jun 27 2022

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St. Francis of Assisi

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Dr. Tim Gray and Paul McCusker talk about the incredible Saint Francis of Assisi as portrayed in the Augustine Institute Audio Drama. This massive figure of the Church spread the Gospel with incredible power and grace throughout the 13th century.

Jun 20 2022

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St. Thérèse

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Dr. Ben Akers & Dr. Scott Hefelfinger, Professor of Theology at the Augustine Institute Graduate School of Theology, discuss St. Therese of Lisieux, a great modern-day saint and Doctor of the Church.

Jun 13 2022

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St. Matthew

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Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Michael Barber discuss the Gospel writer and Apostle, St. Matthew.

To learn more about the Gospel of St. Matthew, Dr. Gray and Dr. Barber have an ongoing weekly Bible Study that walks through this beautiful Gospel.

Jun 06 2022

31mins

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St. Joseph, Part 4: Patron of the Domestic Church

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Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down to reflect on the earthly father chosen by the heavenly Father for his Son, Jesus Christ.

May 30 2022

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St. John Paul II

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May 23 2022

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St. Stephen

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Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Michael Barber delve into Sacred Scripture's account of St. Stephen's leadership and final death.

May 16 2022

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St. Teresa of Avila

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Dr. Ben Akers and Annette Bergeon, Executive Director of Endow, discuss St. Teresa of Avila and her love of conversations with Jesus.

May 09 2022

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St. Ambrose

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Dr. Ben Akers sits down with Dr. Elizabeth Klein to discuss an important Church father and doctor of the Church, Saint Ambrose of Milan. Saint Ambrose is best known for his spiritual guidance of Saint Augustine and the pivotal role he played in his conversion.

May 02 2022

19mins

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St. Faustina Kowalska

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Dr. Ben Akers and Fr. Mateusz Ratajczak discuss St. Faustina Kowalska and her role of bringing the message of Divine Mercy to the Church.

Learn more about the dramatic story of Divine Mercy — https://watch.formed.org/divine-mercy-with-fr-michael-gaitley

Apr 25 2022

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St. Monica

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Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. John Sehorn discuss St. Monica, mother of St. Augustine.

Apr 18 2022

29mins

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St. John of the Cross

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Dr. Ben Akers sits down with Dr. Scott Hefelfinger to discuss Doctor of the Church, St. John of the Cross. This discussion touches on St. John of the Cross's life, his teaching on prayer, and his example of holiness.

Apr 11 2022

19mins

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St. Joseph, Part 3: Patron of the Universal Church

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Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down to reflect on the earthly father chosen by the heavenly Father for his Son, Jesus Christ.

In today's episode, Ben and Taylor talk about the value of Short Courses by the Augustine Institute.

Apr 04 2022

21mins

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St. Benedict

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Dr. Tim Gray & Dr. Ben Akers discuss the Rule of St. Benedict as it applies to daily life.

Mar 28 2022

30mins

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St. Louis IX

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Dr. Ben Akers and Dr. Christopher Blum discuss the only king of France to be canonized, St. Louis IX.

Mar 21 2022

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St. Jude

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Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. James Prothro discuss this lesser-known Catholic apostle: Saint Jude.

Mar 14 2022

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St. Joseph, Part 2: Guardian of the Redeemer

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Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down to reflect on the earthly father chosen by the Heavenly Father for his Son, Jesus Christ. This four-part series will begin by looking at Joseph from the Old Testament and comparing him with Saint Joseph from the New Testament, and then move into reflections on three of Saint Joseph's titles; Guardian of the Redeemer, Patron of the Universal Church, and Patron of the Domestic Church.

Mar 07 2022

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St. Teresa of Calcutta

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St. Teresa of Calcutta is known throughout the world as a woman totally committed to the Gospel and to the Catholic Church. Dr. Tim Gray and Dr. Mark Giszczak discuss the great Catholic saint of the poor, Teresa of Calcutta.

Feb 28 2022

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