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God the Creator

God the Creator | The Creed (Pt. 3) | DM

In this third episode in our series on The Creed, Mario and Dave discuss why the question about what God is (an inquiry into God’s nature) is more basic than the question about who God is. They offer insights as to what we mean by the word “God” and what it says about us as creatures, as well as unpack the phrase “Creator of heaven and earth.”

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Archbishop Cordileone

Proclaiming the Faith in Challenging Times | Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone | R4H

In this episode, we welcome Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, the Archbishop of San Francisco since 2012 and the Metropolitan Archbishop of the San Francisco province. A member of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth and Committee for Canonical Affairs and Church Governance, Archbishop Cordileone is well aware of the various challenges facing the Church today. Known as a stalwart defender of Catholic teaching and promoter of Eucharistic piety in an age of cultural and ecclesial crises, he shares with us how we too can proclaim the Faith is these challenging times.

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What is Faith? with Dr. David Hadjuk

What is Faith? with Dr. David Hadjuk

In this second episode in our series on The Creed, What is Faith?, Mario and Dave discuss what Faith is, common misunderstandings about Faith, and the difference between natural theology and dogmatic theology.

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Dr. Carrie Gress

How Feminism Has Destroyed Women with Dr. Carrie Gress

In this episode, we welcome back Dr. Carrie Gress. We discuss the philosophical roots of the feminist movement, the three pillars of feminism, and how to heal women and our world from the wounds inflicted by the feminist movement. We also consider if being a Catholic and a “feminist” is a contradiction in terms.

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The Burial Cloth of Jesus? with Myra Adams

In this episode, we hear from Myra Adams, the Executive Director of SignFromGod.org, who discusses her work educating people about the Shroud of Turin and leading an international team of experts in the creation of a permanent national Shroud of Turin exhibit in Washington, D.C.

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Culture in Crisis with Dr. Ralph Martin

The CANDID crew sits down for a discussion with the renowned Dr. Ralph Martin, author of The Fulfillment of All Desire and founder of Renewal Ministries. The group talks about Scripture, humanity’s need for salvation, the modern interplay between the Church and the world, a smaller Church of the future, and where Christian hope can always be found.

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The Mission of a Catholic School with Fr. Dave Pivonka, TOR

n this episode, we welcome Fr. Dave Pivonka, T.O.R., the President of the Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio. We discuss Fr. Dave’s journey of faith, how the fire of the Holy Spirit touched his life early on, how he discerned a call to the Franciscans with the Third Order Regulars, and his role as the President of what many consider one of the most dynamically and unapologetically Catholic colleges in the world. We also dig deep into what it means to be an authentically Catholic school and the importance of a Catholic education.

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Shields for Spiritual Warfare with Steve Kerekes

Steve Kerekes of Scapulars.com joins the CANDID team for a discussion about the brown scapular, a gift from the Blessed Virgin Mary to the Carmelite order. Steve talks about the history and of the scapular, why and how any lay person can be “vested” with a scapular, and his business producing “the most durable and comfortable scapular in the world!”

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The Wanderer: Healing from Addiction – with Dion DiMucci

In this episode we welcome Dion DiMucci from Dion and the Belmonts, who shares his powerful story of faith, hope, and the power of God’s love. We discuss his career, his struggles with addiction, his recovery through the 12 Steps, his conversion to Christ, and his coming home to the Catholic Church. We also unpack how the 12 steps teach key spiritual lessons for all believers, not only those struggling with addiction.

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Biblical Wisdom for Family Life with Kimberly Hahn

In this episode, Kimberly Hahn, shares the story of her conversion to Catholicism from Protestantism, which occurred after that of her husband Scott. We get a candid look at what was stirring in her heart during that challenging time in between his and her

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CANDID – Twitch Evangelization with Bearded Blevins

Alanis, Jack, Jimmy, and Ryan interview Catholic Twitch streamer Jonathan Blevins, a.k.a. Bearded Blevins, CEO of Little Flower Media. The crew talks about how Jonathan made streaming his full time gig; video games; the National Eucharistic Revival; effective community building; and using Twitch to “pre-evangelize”.

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Know Your Catholic History with Karl Keating

In this episode we hear from Karl Keating, internationally known Catholic apologist and author, and founder of Catholic Answers. We discuss the importance of knowing Catholic history to make a case for the truth of Catholicism, to debunk historically inaccurate accounts of events typically used to discredit the Church, and to contextualize the current crisis in the Church and the world. We also learn a bit about other plans Karl has for his retirement years, which includes a book series on backpacking and hiking!

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CANDID – Dating Tips with Kiki Rocha

Join the CANDID crew as they sit down and chat with Catholic speaker and coach Kiki Rocha. They examine topics such as dating as a Catholic; red flags; chastity; intentional dating; what real relationships look like; what you should be looking for in a

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About the Podcast

“Reason for Hope” is an insightful podcast that takes a look into Array of Hope’s purpose and creates a space for open conversation about the beliefs of the Catholic faith.