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False Mercy

Join us for this episode of Divine Intimacy Radio “False Mercy” where we interview Christopher Malloy on his new book about the recent heresies that are distorting Catholic Truth. Learn more by clicking HERE! If you would like to see the special live audience Q&A which takes place after the show is over, make sure

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Only God Can Convert: on Parenting and the Spiritual Life

“As a parent, you introduce your child to the faith, and you live your faith life infused in everything you do, but you can not control or direct your child’s relationship with the Lord. Father Jacque Phillipe says ‘A plant can’t be made to grow by pulling it up’”. – Dr. MaryRuth Hackett

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Exorcist Diary: Magic vs. Faith

“The difference between faith and magic is fundamental. The Christian trusts in God and humbly receives all graces from God, as He wills. The practitioner of magic and the occult attempts to control spiritual forces and access hidden knowledge, thus trying to gain the desired power and benefits.” – Monsignor Stephen Rossetti

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Ask a Priest Pt. 2 W/Fr. MacDonald | Discussion

Ask a Priest Pt. 2 W/Fr. MacDonald | Discussion Today we cover: -Vocations -Priests giving marital advice -Can you raise hands during the Our Father? -Discerning locutions And so much more! Follow Father MacDonald @mattmacdonald84 Find the live stream used for todays show on @DoThe_HarderThing Instagram. Do The Harder Thing is now on Telegram! Click HERE to join that

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Blue Collar Apologetics

Join us for this episode of Divine Intimacy Radio “Blue Collar Apologetics” where we interview John Martignoni on his new book about how to simply, but effectively explain Catholic teachings. Learn more by clicking HERE! If you would like to see the special live audience Q&A which takes place after the show is over, make

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Allowing Ourselves to be Led

“The voice of the Good Shepherd calls us beyond our own resistance and beyond the life that we think will make us happy and towards the life that He wants, which is nothing else than a life of intimacy with Him.” – Fr. Jeremiah Shryock

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Woman–Happy Mother’s Day!

“Whether you are single, consecrated, religious, or married; whether a physical mother or not, the feminine gift of maternity allows a woman to mother another. Through her body, in her thoughts, her words, and actions, women engender life in others.” – Rebecca Sande

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The Lie of Lack

“The Opposition Voice always wishes to deny Gift by highlighting what we don’t have, what is missing, what we think we need. When we find an empty space in our hearts or in our lives, we submit to the greater lie—that we are abandoned, unloved, unlovable—and that we never can or will be filled.” – Grace Abruzzo 

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Overcoming Worldly Concerns

The Saints Prove That You Can Overcome Weakness and Temptation It is a strange thing how little we Catholics, who make so much of devotion to the saints, really understand of the secret of sanctity. We read the lives of saints, and we are filled with reverence and admiration. We see their statues in our

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Ask a Priest Pt. 1 W/Fr. MacDonald | Discussion

Ask a Priest Pt. 1 W/Fr. MacDonald | Discussion Today’s show we answer questions on: -How to make a good confession, and how often should I go? -Scrupulosity -How the laity can help foster orthodox priests -What are mortal sins? -And what does he feel when he is in the midst of the consecration during mass

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Fatima and the First Saturday Devotion Part 2 of 2

Join us for this episode of Divine Intimacy Radio “Fatima and the First Saturday Devotion Part 1 of 2” where we finish discussing Our Lady of Fatima and the First Saturday Devotion with Fr. Matthew MacDonald! Learn more by clicking HERE! If you would like to see the special live audience Q&A which takes place

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The War on Gender W/Jason Evert | Discussion

The War on Gender W/Jason Evert | Discussion Find everything Jason Evert and support his ministry here: https://chastity.com/ Find live stream used for todays show on @DoThe_HarderThing Instagram. Do The Harder Thing is now on Telegram! Click HERE to join that community. Find more resources at www.dotheharderthing.com Disclaimer: Not all views expressed in this show

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Reading the Church Fathers

How to Read Early Christian Texts Before we can begin to examine the various writers and documents of the postapostolic age and beyond, we need to pause for a moment to address the differences between the writings of the early Church and modern literature. It is tempting to read early Christian documents as though they

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