CATHOLIC SPHERE

The global presence of the Catholic Church is alive in the many diverse cultures sharing our faith. In this series, international guests from around the world highlight rarely told struggles and victories of The Universal Church.
2021-09-28 - ANGELS, ARCHANGELS, & HOLY SAINTS
Sep 28, 2021
Our contributors from around the globe discuss the various aspects and roles of angels and archangels, and take an in-depth look at the simple lives of two saints, in this latest episode with host Brian Patrick.
2021-08-31 - FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
Aug 31, 2021
Brian Patrick and his global contributors come together to celebrate the birth of Our Holy Mother with a joyous and heartfelt discussion on the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
2021-08-24 - CATHOLIC CONVERSION
Aug 24, 2021
This week, we celebrate the feasts of family members, St. Monica & St. Augustine of Hippo. Plus, Brian Patrick and contributors Ulf Silfverling, Edy Rodriguez Morel de la Prada and Tracey Harkin discuss conversion.
2021-08-17 - FAITH & EVANGELIZATION IN TODAY’S WORLD
Aug 17, 2021
Host Brian Patrick and global contributors José Miguel Encarnação, Bishop Richard Umbers, & Fr. Francis Lucas talk about faith and evangelization in today’s world, and look at the possible return of COVID lockdowns.
2021-08-10 - CELEBRATING SAINTS & THE ASSUMPTION
Aug 10, 2021
Saints, martyrs, sisters, and the Feast of the Assumption. This week is packed with holiness! Join the discussion with Brian Patrick and this week’s global contributors Ulf Silfverling, Jose Carlos Gonzalez-Hurtado and Fr. Pawel Rytel-Andrianik, SSD.
2021-08-03 - THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD
Aug 3, 2021
We’re inching closer to the Feast of the Transfiguration. Join Brian Patrick & contributors as they discuss this historical event and transfigurations in their own lives. This week’s contributors include Fr. Mitch Pacwa, James Day, and Maria Robles.
2021-07-20 - CELEBRATING GRANDPARENTS: STS. ANN & JOACHIM
Jul 20, 2021
This week, we’re talking about the two great Saints who raised the Mother of God! Join Brian Patrick and his global contributors as they discuss Sts. Ann & Joachim & honoring aging family members in different cultures.
2021-07-13 - MARIAN SHRINES
Jul 13, 2021
This week we’re talking about Marian Shrines! Join Brian Patrick as he discusses the similarities and differences of three shrines. Our global contributors include Msgr. Philip Moger, Fr. Richard Gibbon, & Msgr. Xavier d’Arodes de Peyriague.
2021-07-06 - SACRAMENTS OF INITIATION
Jul 6, 2021
St Augustine described a sacrament as ‘an outward and visible sign of an inward and invisible grace.’ Join Brian Patrick this week as he talks about the Sacraments of Initiation with Edy Morel, Ulf Silfverling, and Fr. Pawel Rytel-Andrianik.
2021-06-29 - HOPE IN WAR
Jun 29, 2021
Join Brian Patrick and his fellow contributors around the world as they discuss the Hope of Christ during times of War. This week, our global contributors are: Fr. Andriy Zelinsky, Fr. Robert Zaw Lwin, and Fr. Benedict Kiely.
2021-06-22 - GETTING TO KNOW ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST
Jun 22, 2021
How much do you really know about St. John the Baptist? Join Brian Patrick and his global contributors Fr. Teofil Czarniak, Fr. Robert Gahl, and James Day as they dive into the life of the great saint!
2021-06-15 - SPIRITUAL FATHERHOOD IN THE YEAR OF SAINT JOSEPH
Jun 15, 2021
This week we’re looking forward to Father’s Day in the United States. Join Brian Patrick as he discusses the many aspects of earthly and spiritual fatherhood. This week, he’s joined by Bishop Richard Umbers, Peter Gagnon, and Fr. Elias Leyds, CSJ.
2021-06-08 - THE MOST SACRED HEART OF JESUS
Jun 8, 2021
Join Brian Patrick and his fellow contributors around the world as they discuss the love of Christ we experience through the Eucharist. This week, our global contributors are: Fr. John Paul Mary, Tracey Harkin, and Bishop Raymond Wickramasinghe.
2021-06-01 - THE FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI
Jun 1, 2021
This week we’re looking forward to the feast of Corpus Christi! Join Brian Patrick as he discusses Eucharistic Processions with global contributors. This week, he’ll be joined by Fr. Adam Ziólkowski, Edy Morel de la Prada, and Ulf Silfverling.
2021-05-25 - MYSTERY OF FAITH
May 25, 2021
The Trinity can be a complex thing to understand. Join Brian Patrick as he discusses the Mystery of our Faith and our Holy Mother, Mary. This week, he’ll be joined by Fr. David Arockiam, Jose Carlos Gonzalez-Hurtado, and Chris Stefanick.
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