May 14, 2021

This is the world’s only moving mud puddle, and it’s confounding scientists and civil engineers alike

A visit to southern California’s mud spring to find out how a puddle became declared a natural disaster.

May 13, 2021

An interview with Bishop Robert Barron about the saints

Welcome back to “Fun Facts About Saints.” We have a very special guest with us in this episode, as we welcome Bishop Robert Barron from Los Angeles, California. Bishop Barron will tell us a little bit about himself and answer questions like, “What is your definition of a saint?” and “Why are the saints important?” He also reveals who some of his favorite saints are...

May 12, 2021

Why parish boundaries matter, why parish registration doesn’t, and 5 reasons Catholic parishes are closing

In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys are joined by Fr. Josh McCarty from Pastoral Parish to discuss major problems in the parish model and why so many parishes have closed or are on a path to closure...

May 11, 2021

Can sin make you happy? No. Christ frees us from our sins so we can be joyful forever...

I know a guy who was a heroin addict for 40 years. It’s a miracle he’s alive, and he described the process of leaving his drug as a leap of faith. It wasn’t easy, but he took that leap of faith, and he found joy on the other side. He also found himself in the process. That’s how it is with every bad behavior or addiction or sin or anything we leave behind...

May 6, 2021

Dad’s post-game press conference

From @DumbDadPod on Twitter...

April 27, 2021

Can you be “spiritual but not religious?” Can you be a good person without God?

Lots of people have asked the question, “Can’t I be a generally good person without caring about the whole religion thing?” I’m not talking about atheists who have asked the big questions in life and landed on conclusions I disagree with. I’m talking about the countless people who care more about things like Tik Tok than about the big questions in life...

This guy put a GoPro in his dishwasher so you can see how a dishwasher works

“I put a GoPro and a 360 Camera inside a Dishwasher so we can see how the dishwasher works while it runs through all the cycles during a wash with detergent, in full 4k, and from the 360 camera...”

April 25, 2021

Why should you thank God for everything?

I have a miracle story I'm going to share with you about snow and about who to thank for things like snow days. In the mid-400s a church was dedicated in honor of Our Lady called St. Mary Major Basilica in Rome, and there's a really cool legend about its foundation. There was a wealthy couple who was wanting to dedicate all their belongings to honor Our Lady, and they weren't sure how. So they were praying for a sign from God, when a miracle happened.

April 13, 2021

Archbishop Charles Chaput talks about “Things Worth Dying For: Thoughts on a Life Worth Living”

“I wrote the book for two reasons. One, because I’ve had a long life of rich blessings, and as I think about the end of my life I thought maybe I had something more to say to the Church — and there’s no better way of doing that than to write a book, because it lasts a long time. That was one of the reasons for it. The other reason is that people were pressuring me...”