This Catholic Life Podcast

This Catholic Life Podcast

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This Catholic Life is a show about Ordinary Catholics having a relaxed, informal, and genuinely searching conversation about life’s issues and challenges.


Discerning The Spirits
Jul 1 • 44 min
Show Notes: Host: Peter Holmes Guests: Fr Robin Koning SJ #peterholmes #saintignatiusrules Links & Resources: Fr Timothy Gallagher OMV’s podcasts: https://www.discerninghearts.com/catholic-podcasts/fr-timothy-gallagher-discernment-of-spirits/ Also, his…
East Meets West
Jun 24 • 45 min
Show Notes: Host: Peter Holmes Guests: Rev. Dr. Antonios Kaldas & Dr. Samuel Kaldas #peterholmes #eastmeetswest Subscribe On: iTunes, Google Play, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Stitcher, Anchor, TuneIn, Blubrry, Spreaker, Player.fm, Radio Public, Overcast…
Being Pro-Life Today
Jun 17 • 50 min
Show Notes: Host: Peter Holmes Guests: Brendan Malone #peterholmes #prolife Subscribe On: iTunes, Google Play, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Stitcher, Anchor, TuneIn, Blubrry, Spreaker, Player.fm, Radio Public, Overcast Connect with us: Email:…
Parenting: Hard Mode
Jun 10 • 43 min
Show Notes: Host: Peter Holmes Guests: Gabe & Jovina James #peterholmes #faith #parenting Subscribe On: iTunes, Google Play, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Stitcher, Anchor, TuneIn, Blubrry, Spreaker, Player.fm, Radio Public, Overcast Connect with us: Email:…
Sharing Our Faith
Jun 3 • 47 min
Show Notes: Host: Peter Holmes Guests: Fr. Sam Lynch & Clara Geoghegan #peterholmes #faith Subscribe On: iTunes, Google Play, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Stitcher, Anchor, TuneIn, Blubrry, Spreaker, Player.fm, Radio Public, Overcast Connect with us: Email:…
Freedom
May 27 • 44 min
Show Notes: Host: Peter Holmes & Cormac McCaughan Guests: Silvana Scarfe #peterholmes #freedom Subscribe On: iTunes, Google Play, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Stitcher, Anchor, TuneIn, Blubrry, Spreaker, Player.fm, Radio Public, Overcast Connect with us: Email:…
Eco Warrior
May 20 • 37 min
Show Notes: Host: Peter Holmes Guests: Alison • What is eco activism?• Throw away culture• Time to care about the environment• Climate change• Covid has been good for the environment• Facemasks are personal• Changing the way we live• Who Gives a Crap•…
Virtual Worlds
May 13 • 36 min
Show Notes: Host: Peter Holmes & Renée Köhler-Ryan Guests: Cormac McCaughan • Virtual reality• Great for training• Big business• Morality and implications• Renee’s thought experiment• Real vs virtual achievements• Desensitizing people• Addiction• Is…
Destroying Sex
May 6 • 44 min
Show Notes: Host: Peter Holmes Guests: Melinda Tankard Reist • Why focus on this subject matter?• Social expectations• Mental health • Dominate narrative • The story is changing for the worse • Free speech trumps everything• Young men being targeted•…
Coping with Covid-19
Apr 29 • 40 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Renée Köhler-Ryan Co-Host: Cormac McCaughan • How are you coping with Covid?• Chickens• Too much screen time • Employment?• Good deeds• Too much TV & Social Media• Interesting home activities • School Teachers • Police…
The Feminine Genius
Apr 22 • 51 min
Show Notes: Host: Peter Holmes Guests: Anna Krohn & Silvana Scarfe • Is it weird just talking about women?• What is the Feminine Genius? • Traditional roles • John Paul II • Political Correctness• Complementary • Motherhood• The role of men• Mentor-ship•…
Catholic Tradies - S2EP37
Apr 15 • 44 min
Show Notes: Host: Peter Holmes Guests: Jeremy Nunes & Trent Prasser • What is a tradie?• Carpenter vs Cabinet Makers• Tradies perspective• Why is the church not appealing to blue-collar workers?• Pornography is rife in the construction industry• Religion…
That’s History - S2EP36
Apr 8 • 46 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Rian Galliot Guest: David Schutz • Significance of learning history• Catholic faith• Lessons learned• Alternate history• History of words• False claims & bias• Sources • Resurrection & the Eucharist• History Revisionist•…
Special Edition - Stuck Inside with the Armchair Catholics
Apr 1 • 45 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes Guest: Rich Budd & Sean Costello #peterholmes #thearmchaircatholic #isolation Links and Resources: The Armchair Catholic Podcast: http://armchaircatholic.com/episodes/ Subscribe On: iTunes, Google Play, Pocket Casts,…
Extra, Extra! - S2EP35
Mar 25 • 51 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Rian Galliot Guest: Peter Rosengren • Drive for excellence• Online vs Print• Catholic Weekly• What makes a good newspaper?• Editorial challenge• Changing times• The challenge & conflict• Advantage of online sharing•…
Special Edition - Coronavirus and Church
Mar 23 • 32 min
Show Notes: Host: Peter Holmes Guests: Fr Sam Lynch • Coronavirus• Mass Closures • Importance of Mass • Holy Communion • Spiritual Communion • Why shut down mass? • The Sunday obligation• How should we respond to the crisis?• Mental Health • Ways to…
The Jungle of Toilet Paper Fiends - S2EP34
Mar 18 • 54 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes, Renée Köhler-Ryan, & Rian Galliott Guest: Cormac McCaughan • Backing into a car space• Media hype is worse than a virus• Books vs Kindle• Talking about religion and politics @ a BBQ• Aussie Rules vs other sports• Dungeons…
Clerically Speaking - S2EP33
Mar 11 • 49 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Bishop Richard Umbers Guests: Fr Harrison Ayre • Why did you start Clerically Speaking?• Social Media & Friendships• It’s a Digital World• Catholic Hip Hop• Pop Culture• Anxiety & Depression• Ok Boomer!• Broken Parish•…
Hearts Aflame - S02EP32
Mar 4 • 49 min
Show Notes: (We’re In New Zealand) Hosts: Peter Holmes Guest: Faculty & Students @ Hearts Aflame #peterholmes, #heartsaflame, #education Links: Hearts Aflame Catholic Summer School (NZ): https://www.heartsaflame.org.nz/ Subscribe On: iTunes, Google Play,…
Saints and Relics - S2EP31
Feb 26 • 36 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Renée Köhler-Ryan Guest: Fr. Brian Lucas • What is a relic?• Classes of relics• A physical connect to heaven• Tells a story• First encounter • Belonging to a community • Preparing for relics• St. Therese of Lisieux and…
Marriage Is An Inside Job (Part 2) - S02EP30
Feb 19 • 52 min
Show Notes: Host: Peter Holmes Guests: Francine Pirola #peterholmes #marriage Links and Resources: Smart Loving Website: https://smartloving.org/ Subscribe On: iTunes, Google Play, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Stitcher, Anchor, TuneIn, Blubrry, Spreaker,…
Peering Into The Universe - S2EP29
Feb 12 • 52 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes Guest: John Sarkissian OAM #peterholmes #universe #faith Subscribe On: iTunes, Google Play, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Stitcher, Anchor, TuneIn, Blubrry, Spreaker, Player.fm, Radio Public, Overcast Links and Resources: John…
Marriage Is An Inside Job - S02EP28
Feb 5 • 44 min
Show Notes: Host: Peter Holmes Guests: Francine Pirola #peterholmes #marriage Links and Resources: Smart Loving Website: https://smartloving.org/ Marriage Resource Centre (with details on the Renaissance of Marriage conferences):…
Connecting Online - S2EP27
Jan 29 • 46 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Rian Galliott Guest: Mat Tan #peterholmes #online #prayer Links & Resources: Matt’s paper has been published in this book:…
Becoming Catholic - S2EP26
Jan 22 • 57 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Rian Galliott Guest: Peter Pellicaan #peterholmes #catholic #faith Subscribe On: iTunes, Google Play, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Stitcher, Anchor, TuneIn, Blubrry, Spreaker, Player.fm, Radio Public, Overcast Connect with us:…
Religion and the Secular - S02EP25
Jan 15 • 48 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Matt Tan Guest: William Cavanaugh #peterholmes #religionandthesecularLinks on this topic: Matthew Tan’s Blog post on this interview https://www.awkwardasiantheologian.com/blog/2020/1/24/when-is-religion Subscribe On:…
Politics Is Personal - S02EP24
Jan 8 • 44 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Monica Doumitt Guest: Dominic Perottet #peterholmes #politicsispersonal Subscribe On: iTunes, Google Play, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Stitcher, Anchor, TuneIn, Blubrry, Spreaker, Player.fm, Radio Public, Overcast Connect with…
On A Mission - S02EP23
Jan 1 • 49 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes Guests: Various #peterholmes #onamission Links and Resources: The Sisters of the Immaculata Website http://sistersoftheimmaculata.org.au/ Subscribe On: iTunes, Google Play, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Stitcher, Anchor, TuneIn,…
Happy New Year - S01EP22
Dec 25, 2019 • 29 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Beth Wells Guest: Bishop Richard Umbers #peterholmes #happynewyear #faith Subscribe On: iTunes, Google Play, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Stitcher, Anchor, TuneIn, Blubrry, Spreaker, Player.fm, Radio Public, Overcast Connect…
Jesus vs God - S01EP21
Dec 18, 2019 • 54 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Rian “Box” Galliott Guest: Mark Shea #peterholmes #jesusvsgod Links and Resources: Mark Shea’s Website: http://www.mark-shea.com/ Mark Shea’s Regular Opinion Columns can be found at:…
It’s Christmas - S1EP20
Dec 11, 2019 • 34 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes, Beth Wells, & Rian Galliott Guest: Bishop Richard Umbers #peterholmes #merrychristmas #faith Subscribe On: iTunes, Google Play, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Stitcher, Anchor, TuneIn, Blubrry, Spreaker, Player.fm, Radio Public,…
Laughter for the Soul - S01EP19
Dec 4, 2019 • 53 min
Show Notes: Host: Peter Holmes Co-Hosts: Renée Köhler-Ryan & Rian Galliott #peterholmes #laughter Subscribe On: iTunes, Google Play, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Stitcher, Anchor, TuneIn, Blubrry, Spreaker, Player.fm, Radio Public, Overcast Connect with us:…
Mental and Spiritual - S01EP18
Nov 27, 2019 • 49 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes Co-Host: Renée Köhler-Ryan & Rian Galliott #peterholmes #mentalhealth Subscribe On: iTunes, Google Play, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Stitcher, Anchor, TuneIn, Blubrry, Spreaker, Player.fm, Radio Public, Overcast Connect with us:…
Country vs City - S01EP17
Nov 20, 2019 • 67 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Rian Galliott Guests: Beth Wells & Cormac McCaughn #peterholmes, #countryvscity Subscribe On: iTunes, Google Play, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Stitcher, Anchor, TuneIn, Blubrry, Spreaker, Player.fm, Radio Public, Overcast…
Armchair Catholics - S01E16
Nov 13, 2019 • 57 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Rian Galliott Guest: Rich Budd #peterholmes, #armchaircatholic, #RichBudd Subscribe On: iTunes, Google Play, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Stitcher, Anchor, TuneIn, Blubrry, Spreaker, Player.fm, Radio Public, Overcast Connect…
Zombie Jesus - S01EP15
Nov 6, 2019 • 50 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Renee Köhler-Ryan Guest: Matthew Tan #peterholmes, #zombie, #brains, #walkingdead #matttan Links: Matt’s Book: Redeeming Flesh: The Way of the Cross with Zombie Jesus (Cascade 2016) Matt’s Blog: Awkward Asian Theologian A…
The Accidental Teacher - S01 EP14
Oct 30, 2019 • 56 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Renee Köhler-Ryan Guest: Andrew Mullins #peterholmes, #teaching, #education Links: Andy’s Book “Parenting For Character”: https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/10224910 Related articles:…
We’ve Got The Beat - S01 EP13
Oct 23, 2019 • 54 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Rian Galliott Guest: Tara Veness Links & References: Regarding Vatican II and music, Tara was correct (and Peter wrong). The Second Vatican Council does indeed address music in the mass.The document Sacrosanctum…
Finding Faith - S01 EP12
Oct 16, 2019 • 59 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Rian Galliott Guest: Sherry Weddell #peterholmes, #sherryweddell, #formingintentionaldisciples Links: The Sienna Institute website https://siena.org/ The Sydney site…
Ready Player 3 - S01 EP11
Oct 9, 2019 • 58 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Rian Galliott Guest: Tara Veness #peterholmes, #gaming Subscribe On: iTunes, Google Play, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Stitcher, Anchor, TuneIn, Blubrry, Spreaker, Player.fm, Radio Public, Overcast Connect with us: Email:…
Superheroes & Saints - S01 EP10
Oct 2, 2019 • 60 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Rian Galliott Guest: Mark Shea #peterholmes, #saints, #superheroes Links: Mark referred to the book Up, Up, and Oy Vey: How Jewish History, Culture, and Values Shaped The Comic Book Superhero by Simcha Weinstein, you can…
The Art, The Bad, & The Ugly - S01 EP9
Sep 25, 2019 • 57 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Renee Kohler Guest: Rian Galliott Links: Post Avatar Depressionhttps://www.psychologytoday.com/au/blog/promoting-hope-preventing-suicide/201001/avatar-blues Post Avatar Depression has made its way into our…
Sex, Marriage, & Laughter - S01 EP8
Sep 18, 2019 • 69 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Renee Kohler Guest: Simcha & Damien Fisher #sex, #marriage, #laughter, #simchafisher, #damienfisher, #peterholmes In Today’s show we discuss…. • Simcha’s best selling book • NFP and how it relates to marriage • One minute…
Mortgages and Morality - S01 EP7
Sep 11, 2019 • 77 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Renee Kohler Guest: Cormac McCaughan Links and Resources: A brief summary of Catholic teaching on the morality of lending http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/15235c.htm Cormac mentioned Sumner House…
Work-Life Balance - S01 EP6
Sep 4, 2019 • 75 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Renee Kohler Guest: Cormac McCaughan In Today’s Show, we discuss… • Introducing the hosts and guest • Work/life balance • One minute wonder Links: Pope’s teaching on dignified work and family.Pope Leo XIII – Rerum novarum…
What Your Body Reveals - S01 EP5
Aug 28, 2019 • 71 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Marilyn Rodrigues Guest: Katrina Zeno What Your Body Reveals. In Today’s show we discuss…. The theology of the body, the significance of having a body, and the eternal significance of having a body. • Introducing the…
Special Edition: Pell, Politics, and Prayer
Aug 22, 2019 • 35 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes Guest: Monica Doumit, Chris Lee A Time For Heroes”In this special episode we talk about how ordinary Catholics, Christians and Australians feel about Cardinal Pell’s trial and proposed changes to Abortion Laws in NSW…
Religious Freedom - S01 EP4
Aug 21, 2019 • 73 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Marilyn Rodrigues Guest: Monica Doumit Religious Freedom. • Introducing the hosts and guest • Religious freedom, freedom of speech, freedom of association Religious discrimination laws • Changes being discussed in…
A Good Man Is Hard To Find - S01 EP3
Aug 14, 2019 • 72 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Renee Kohler Guest: Anna Hitchings Finding a good Catholic man to date is difficult. • A shortage of good men • Qualities of a good man • The Definition of dating • The Catholic dating scene • Bad experiences with dating…
You Give Love A Bad Name - S01 EP2
Aug 7, 2019 • 57 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Renee Kohler Guest: Cormac McCaughn What and who give Christians a bad name. • Sexual abuse scandals • Cover-ups • Israel Follau • Donald Trump • Bad experiences with Christians • Judgemental Christians • Legalistic…
New in Town - S01 EP1
Jul 30, 2019 • 75 min
Show Notes: Hosts: Peter Holmes & Renee Kohler Guest: Rian “Box” Galliott In this episode… • Introducing the hosts and guest • Why do this podcast? • The experience of being New to something • Being New in a country, city or place • Aussie accents, and…