Godsplaining

By Dominican Friars of the Province of St. Joseph

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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.

Episode Date
015 - Christ on Campus
00:31:02
In this episode, Fr. Bonaventure Chapman and Fr. Joseph Anthony Kress explore their experience of serving as chaplains on college campuses.
Nov 14, 2019
014 - McCarthy and Literature
00:30:05
In this episode, Fr. Bonaventure and Fr. Gregory discuss contemporary author Cormac McCarthy and his approach to story telling--the good, the bad, and the violent. Is there meaning on offer, or is it all void of purpose?
Nov 07, 2019
013 - On Pilgrimage
00:33:45
In this episode, Fr. Jacob Bertrand and Fr. Gregory describe the place of pilgrimage in the Christian life. What makes a particular site holy? Why is there greater importance assigned to some places rather than others? How can we benefit from this devout manner of being "on the way?"
Oct 31, 2019
012 - Discernment
00:34:28
In this episode, Fr. Patrick Briscoe and Fr. Jacob Bertrand discuss what discernment means for Christians, how to think well about the matter, and how to take practical steps on our own journey.
Oct 24, 2019
011 - The Holy Rosary
00:34:28
In this episode Fr. Patrick Briscoe and Fr. Jacob Bertrand Janczyk discuss the rosary, its history, its connection with the Order of Preachers, and its place in Catholic life and devotion.
Oct 17, 2019
010 - The Real Presence
00:32:42
In this episode, Fr. Gregory Pine and Fr. Bonaventure Chapman walk through why so few believe in the Real Presence, and how we ourselves can bolster our understanding and belief in the source and summit of our faith.
Oct 10, 2019
009 - The Virtues of Catholic Social Teaching
00:33:27
In this episode Fr. Patrick Briscoe and Fr. Jacob Bertrand Janczyk offer a fresh perspective on Catholic Social Teaching by considering the virtues at work in the heart of the mission.
Oct 03, 2019
008 - Teaching and Learning
00:31:40
In this episode Fr. Gregory Pine and Fr. Patrick Briscoe consider what it means to teach, examine what sets a good teacher apart, and discern how we can cultivate the virtues of a good teacher.
Sep 26, 2019
007 - Intentional Discipleship
00:35:58
In this episode Fr. Jacob Bertrand Janczyk and Fr. Joseph Anthony Kress discuss the heart of discipleship as described in the Gospels, the letters of St. Paul, and the theology of St. Thomas Aquinas.
Sep 19, 2019
006 - Virtue, Vice, and Sport
00:33:05
In this episode, Fr. Gregory Pine and Fr. Jacob Bertrand Janczyk explore parallels between sports and the spiritual life, considering whether sports cultivate virtue, reveal virtue, or undermine virtue.
Sep 12, 2019
005 - Literature and Chesterton
00:32:32
In this episode Fr. Bonaventure Chapman and Fr. Gregory Pine discuss the nature of literature and the merits of G. K. Chesterton.
Sep 05, 2019
004 - Loneliness and Friendship
00:37:40
In this episode Fr. Patrick Briscoe and Fr. Jacob Bertrand Janczyk discuss the Christian understanding of loneliness and the place of Christian friendship as a help to live well in the midst of lonely times.
Aug 29, 2019
003 - Cosmic Shift: The Ancient to Modern View
00:38:54
In this episode, Fr. Patrick Briscoe and Fr. Bonaventure Chapman discuss the big difference between how ancients and moderns think about the world.
Aug 22, 2019
002 - True Leisure and the Good Life
00:32:00
In this episode Fr. Patrick Briscoe and Fr. Gregory Pine discuss leisure, its connection to a contemplative life, and its role in cultivating human happiness and a worshipful spirit.
Aug 15, 2019
001 - An Apology for Apologetics
00:32:28
In this episode, Fr. Patrick Briscoe and Fr. Gregory Pine discuss the inspiration and purpose of apologetics.
Aug 08, 2019