Every Catholic Church has a tabernacle, but most folks do not stop and ponder what is so important about it. Join Deacon Jeff and Tom as they open up the tabernacle and give you a look inside.
If you pay attention to the Liturgical Calendar at Advent and Christmas, you will notice an amazing array of saints and events that we can sometimes overlook as we celebrate the holidays. Join Deacon Jeff and Tom and they step through the calendar for a closer, holier look.
All of us, at one time or another, have been tempted to take the easy way out or cut a few corners. But, our faith asks us to consider being fully committed rather than taking the shortcut. Join Deacon Jeff and Tom as they talk about Christmas being an opportunity to recommit ourselves to a life in Christ.
So are you a Catholic parent or student getting ready for the college experience? Are you wondering who, what, when, where and why as it relates to ensuring a robust Catholic faith on a college campus? Join Deacon Jeff and Tom as they welcome Fr. Mike Schmitz, well-known podcaster and chaplain of the Catholic campus Newman Center at the University of Minnesota Duluth, to the Luxurious Corner Booth to discuss Catholic life on college campuses today.
Are you confused at all about the Catholic teaching about Mary? Where in the Scriptures and in Church history do we find this teaching? What about all the different devotions? Well, you’ve tuned in to the right show! Join Deacon Jeff in the Luxurious Corner Booth of the French Catholic Cafe as he welcomes his guest, Fr. Andrew Fisher, a priest of the Diocese of Arlington in Virginia, to discuss Marian theology, history and devotion in the Catholic Church.
Today, many folks find it difficult to make time in their busy schedules to attend funerals. Do you have a problem with attending a funeral? Do you create excuses…or find you just don’t have time? Join Deacon Jeff and Tom in the Luxurious Corner Booth as they run down their top ten list of why they think you should make attending a funeral – any funeral – a priority in your life.
Has Mass gotten a little stale for you? Are you “not getting anything out of Mass”? Do you wish you could do something about it? Well, you’re in luck! Join Deacon Jeff and Tom in the Luxurious Corner Booth as they offer 10 easy things that you can do to make the most out of your Mass experience.
“Awwww…do we HAVE to go?” As a parent, we hear this from time to time (or maybe all the time) from our kids on Sunday mornings as we head to church. Or, maybe we hear ourselves asking it. Either way, what is the answer? Why do we go HAVE to go to Mass? Join Deacon Jeff and Tom in the Luxurious Corner Booth as they welcome Msgr. John McArthur, pastor of a local parish, to help us answer the common questions about the obligation of Mass attendance on Sundays and Holy Days.
What happens when you work so long and so hard that you find it difficult to get to Mass? And, when you do go, you get nothing out of it because you’re so tired. This is a dilemma many people in our current economy are facing. Join Deacon Jeff and Tom in the Luxurious Corner Booth as they try and assist a listener in her process of navigating this tough situation.
Join Deacon Jeff Drzycimski in the “luxurious corner booth” of The Catholic Cafe as he and wingman Tom Dorian discuss St. Justin Martyr and his 2nd century document detailing what Mass looked like around 150AD…and discover how similar it is to what we experience at Mass today.