Godsplaining

Welcome to Godsplaining: a podcast featuring contemplative preachers and their contemporary age. Considering topics philosophical, theological, cultural, and beyond, Godsplaining presents ideas from the Church’s tradition and brings them to bear on our lives’ most urgent questions. Each week, join the Dominican friars as they muse on all things Catholic.

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Episodes

The Stoic Renaissance

47 minutes ago

47 minutes ago

What is stoicism, and why have we noticed a heightened interest in it? Who are 'the stoics'? Why is the order of stoicism so attractive? What is IN our control, and what is OUT of our control? Is Jesus the BEST stoic? On this episode, Fr. Joseph-Anthony and Fr. Bonaventure answer these questions and many more!
 
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Prudence: Choose Confidently, Live Boldly: https://www.amazon.com/Prudence-Choos...
 
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Fides et Ratio at 25+ Years

Thursday Jun 13, 2024

Thursday Jun 13, 2024

On this week's episode, Fr. Jacob-Bertrand and Fr. Bonaventure discuss Pope St. John Paul II's "Fides et Ratio", or, "Faith and Reason". After 26 years since it has been written, what are the biggest takeaways? What is the practical application of the encyclical? Does it still hold up today?
 
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Prudence: Choose Confidently, Live Boldly: https://www.amazon.com/Prudence-Choos...
 
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To learn more about the Province of St. Joseph visit: www.opeast.org
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Monday Jun 10, 2024

Fr. Patrick and Fr. Joseph-Anthony welcome Catholic journalist and author Francis X. Maier to the podcast, author of, "True Confessions: Voices of Faith from a Life in the Church". On this episode of Guestsplaining, the friars discuss Maier's book and the themes of the heart of the Church in the United States, the role of femininity in the Church, the role of laity, and much more.
 
Francis X. Maier is a senior fellow in Catholic Studies at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. His work focuses on the intersection of Christian faith, culture, and public life, with special attention to lay formation and action.
 
Interested in attending our Men's weekend retreat this August? Check out our website for more details! https://godsplaining.org/
 
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Prudence: Choose Confidently, Live Boldly: https://www.amazon.com/Prudence-Choos...
 
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Am I a Morning Person?

Thursday Jun 06, 2024

Thursday Jun 06, 2024

Should we all be morning people? Is it alright to be a night owl? Is it better to be one over the other? What's the story on how Fr. Gregory become a morning person? Why did Fr. Joseph-Anthony become a night owl?
 
On this episode, Fr. Joseph-Anthony and Fr. Gregory discuss if one way is better than the other, the benefits of each, how to fit in prayer, controlling your day, fitting Mass into your day, and more!
 
Interested in attending our Men's weekend retreat this August? Check out our website for more details! https://godsplaining.org/
 
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Support the Podcast
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Shop Books Written by the Friars
St. Dominic's Way of Life: https://www.amazon.com/Saint-Dominics...
Prudence: Choose Confidently, Live Boldly: https://www.amazon.com/Prudence-Choos...
 
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Responding to Pride Month

Thursday May 30, 2024

Thursday May 30, 2024

How should Catholics respond to pride month? Where does truth, charity, and the Gospel come into it all? What does pride month even mean? Should Catholics accept it, or can we be angry? Can we take back the month?
 
On this week's episode of Godsplaining, Fr. Jacob-Bertrand and Fr. Patrick discuss the moral issues of sexuality, identity, gender, true marriage, desires, tolerance, and more.
 
Resources for those struggling with their sexuality or for those looking for more information on the topic, find Courage International here: https://couragerc.org/ and Eden Invitation here: https://www.edeninvitation.com/
 
Interested in attending our Men's weekend retreat this August? Check out our website for more details! https://godsplaining.org/
 
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Support the Podcast
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Shop Books Written by the Friars
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Prudence: Choose Confidently, Live Boldly: https://www.amazon.com/Prudence-Choos...
 
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To learn more about the Province of St. Joseph visit: www.opeast.org
To support the Province of St. Joseph visit: www.dominicanfriars.org

Monday May 27, 2024

Fr. Patrick and Fr. Bonaventure welcome Dr. Kenneth Craycraft to Godsplaining to discuss his new book entitled, "Citizens Yet Strangers". The accessible book discusses Catholic, moral theology in a political, cultural, and societal way, all in an American context. "Can a Catholic be an American?"
 
Interested in attending our Men's weekend retreat in August? Check out our website for more details! https://godsplaining.org/
 
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Support the Podcast
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Shop Books Written by the Friars
St. Dominic's Way of Life: https://www.amazon.com/Saint-Dominics...
Prudence: Choose Confidently, Live Boldly: https://www.amazon.com/Prudence-Choos...
 
Connect on Social Media
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To learn more about the Province of St. Joseph visit: www.opeast.org
To support the Province of St. Joseph visit: www.dominicanfriars.org

Thursday May 23, 2024

On this week's episode of Godsplaining, Fr. Bonaventure and Fr. Gregory discuss the topic of giving money to the poor, how to navigate interacting with the poor, discuss poverty, the pressures of society, graditude, the State's responsibility, the Christian perspective, and more.
 
Interested in attending our upcoming All-Comer's weekend retreat this June and/or our Men's weekend retreat in August? Check out our website for more details! https://godsplaining.org/
 
Subscribe to our channel https://www.youtube.com/c/Godsplainin...
 
Support the Podcast
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Shop our store: https://godsplaining.bigcartel.com/
 
Shop Books Written by the Friars
St. Dominic's Way of Life: https://www.amazon.com/Saint-Dominics...
Prudence: Choose Confidently, Live Boldly: https://www.amazon.com/Prudence-Choos...
 
Connect on Social Media
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To learn more about the Province of St. Joseph visit: www.opeast.org
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Thursday May 16, 2024

Who was Bl. Stanley Rother? What is his legacy? On this episode of Godsplaining, Fr. Patrick and Fr. Joseph-Anthony discuss the first US-born martyr, the Bl. Stanley Rother Shrine, his story evangelizing in Guatemala, his devotion to the Eucharist and to the Native Guatemalans, and more!
 
Interested in attending our upcoming multi-day retreats? Check out our website for more details! https://godsplaining.org/
 
Subscribe to our channel https://www.youtube.com/c/Godsplainin...
 
Support the Podcast
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Shop Books Written by the Friars
St. Dominic's Way of Life: https://www.amazon.com/Saint-Dominics...
Prudence: Choose Confidently, Live Boldly: https://www.amazon.com/Prudence-Choos...
 
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To learn more about the Province of St. Joseph visit: www.opeast.org
To support the Province of St. Joseph visit: www.dominicanfriars.org

Monday May 13, 2024

Fr. Gregory and Fr. Patrick welcome General Surgeon and whistleblower Dr. Eithan Haim and Marcella Burke, his legal representation, to this episode of Guestsplaining. On this episode, we find out more about what's been happening behind the scenes at Texas Children's Hospital with their transgender program and what Dr. Haim and Marcella have been doing in their fight back against those trying to silence them. You won't want to miss this eye-opening episode!
 
Interested in attending our upcoming All-Comer's weekend retreat this June and/or our Men's weekend retreat in August? Check out our website for more details! https://godsplaining.org/
 
Subscribe to our channel https://www.youtube.com/c/Godsplainin...
 
Support the Podcast
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Shop our store: https://godsplaining.bigcartel.com/
 
Shop Books Written by the Friars
St. Dominic's Way of Life: https://www.amazon.com/Saint-Dominics...
Prudence: Choose Confidently, Live Boldly: https://www.amazon.com/Prudence-Choos...
 
Connect on Social Media
Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/godsplaining/
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Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/godsplaining
 
To learn more about the Province of St. Joseph visit: www.opeast.org
To support the Province of St. Joseph visit: www.dominicanfriars.org

The Virtue of Small Talk

Thursday May 09, 2024

Thursday May 09, 2024

On this episode of Godsplaining, Fr. Gregory and Fr. Joseph-Anthony discuss the virtue of small talk, such as how to begin conversations, how small talk is viewed, intamacy, the role social media plays, the Christian tradition, pursuing deeper relationships and more!
 
Interested in attending our upcoming multi-day retreats? Check out our website for more details! https://godsplaining.org/
 
Subscribe to our channel https://www.youtube.com/c/Godsplainin...
 
Support the Podcast
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/godsplaining
Shop our store: https://godsplaining.bigcartel.com/
 
Shop Books Written by the Friars
St. Dominic's Way of Life: https://www.amazon.com/Saint-Dominics...
Prudence: Choose Confidently, Live Boldly: https://www.amazon.com/Prudence-Choos...
 
Connect on Social Media
Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/godsplaining/
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Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/godsplaining
 
To learn more about the Province of St. Joseph visit: www.opeast.org
To support the Province of St. Joseph visit: www.dominicanfriars.org

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