The Dumb Ox Podcast

The Dumb Ox Podcast

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A show about our St. Thomas Aquinas family. We introduce you to our parish by means of good talks and conversation. We will highlight the events, ministries, and holy lives of our parish family one episode at a time, showing how God is working in our lives.


Ep 15 - A Conversation with Dcn Frank
Jun 11 • 28 min
This week, Adam and Chris sat down with Deacon Frank Ashley to go a little bit deeper about his homily from June 7th. With all the unrest about racial justice, we talked about how our faith is relevant during these times.
Dcn Frank’s Homily Trinity Sunday 6/7/20
Jun 7 • 12 min
In this special episode of the Dumb Ox Podcast, listen to Deacon Frank Ashley’s very important homily from the 11:00 Mass this weekend, June 7th. This is a “must-listen” if you didn’t hear it at Mass this weekend and absolutely worth a 2nd listen if you…
Ep 14 - Pentecost
May 28 • 22 min
With the Easter season coming to a close, Adam and Chris spend some time talking about Pentecost. Join them to learn about the Jewish origins of the feast and how the descent of the Holy Spirit fulfills them. They also give a preview of the extra special…
Ep 13 - Practical Ways of Actual Participation
May 14 • 33 min
Continuing their conversation from last week, Chris and Adam share some practical ideas on how to actively and actually participate in the Mass. Tune in for some tips to help you engage more deeply in various parts of the Mass, even parts we may tend to…
Ep 12 - Actual Participation
May 8 • 24 min
As we all get ready to return to public Mass this weekend, Chris lets Adam talk about his favorite subject: active participation in the liturgy. Tune in to listen and hear about how we can properly join our hearts and minds to worship at the Mass. Pius X…
Update - Return of the Mass
Apr 30 • 21 min
We bring to you good news of great joy! Bishop Vasquez has issued a new decree and pastoral letter permitting the celebration of public Masses in our diocese starting on Tuesday, May 5th! Here’s what that means for our parish!
Ep 11 - Light the Roman Candle!
Apr 8 • 25 min
In this episode, Chris and Adam are joined by a special guest, Deacon Frank Ashley! We discuss the meaning and symbolism of the Exultet, the chant that is sung at the beginning of the Easter Vigil after the lighting of the Paschal Candle. Join us in…
Ep 10 - Ancient Homily for Holy Saturday
Apr 8 • 18 min
In this episode, Chris and Adam bring to you the hidden gem of Holy Week. Join us in reflecting on the “Ancient Homily for Holy Saturday” from the Office of Readings, delving into one of the days that we know the least about..
Ep 9 - Why so Maundy?
Apr 8 • 20 min
In this episode, Chris and Adam are joined by a special guest, Deacon Will Rooney! We discuss the meaning and symbolism of Holy Thursday, the night where two sacraments were instituted (Eucharist and Holy Orders). Join us in hearing the perspective of…
Ep 8 - New Mass in Time of Pandemic
Apr 2 • 20 min
For an extra episode this week, Adam and Chris walk through the new liturgy that we celebrated for during the pandemic. Listen in for a reflection on how we got these new prayers and how timely these prayers are for us.
Ep 7 - Holy Week
Apr 1 • 27 min
This week, Adam and Chris walk through what to expect for Holy Week this year at St. Thomas Aquinas. Listen in for a reflection on how we can uniquely enter into the Paschal Triduum this year and truly make what we believe influence and effect how we pray…
Got Questions? Send us a message!
Mar 31 • 3 min
Announcement: We want to do a Q&A podcast with your questions, so send us an email or audio message(through Anchor) and we’ll discuss it in an upcoming episode. Hopefully it will help pass the time in quarantine.
Ep 6 - Indulge us for a minute
Mar 30 • 21 min
In this week’s episode, Chris and Adam try to continue discussing the developments logistically and spiritually during this time when public Masses are suspended in our diocese. Join us to learn about the new indulgences granted by the Apostolic…
Ep 5 - Lectio Divina
Mar 20 • 32 min
In this week’s episode, Chris and Adam try to continue giving some spiritual encouragement during this time when public Masses are suspended in our diocese. Join us to learn about the practice of Lectio Divina, how it can work to build us up during this…
Emergency Update: COVID-19 Cancellations
Mar 17 • 28 min
On Tuesday, March 17th, Bishop Vasquez promulgated a decree suspending the celebration of public Masses in the Diocese of Austin through April 8th and dispensing the Sunday obligation for the faithful to attend Mass. In this extra episode, Chris and Adam…
Update: Coronavirus Concerns
Mar 13 • 13 min
We present the Bishop’s new letter on the status of parish life throughout the diocese during the rise of the coronavirus concerns, and assess what this currently means for our parish.
Ep 4 - Well Well Well what prayer do we have here?
Mar 12 • 22 min
This week we talk about the gospel reading for this Sunday about the Samaritan woman at the well. The Church uses this scene as a model of prayer for us, so this week we have a mid-Lent check up on our prayer lives, and how we can change up our usual…
Ep 3 - The Return of St. Thomas
Mar 5 • 22 min
This week Chris & Adam take a look at the Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas. Yup, we are celebrating him again! Listen in to learn why we get to celebrate our patron twice a year.
Ep 2 - Stations of the Cross
Feb 28 • 16 min
This week Chris & Adam take a look at the “Via Dolorosa” or the Stations of the Cross, which our parish will pray every Friday during Lent at 7PM.
Ep 1 - Lent
Feb 21 • 22 min
We examine briefly the meaning of lent, and it ramifications for our parish over the coming weeks.
Introcast
Feb 21 • 11 min
A weekly show by Chris Haberberger and Adam Brill on the Catholic faith, life, and culture of and for our parish family. This first episode introduces you to who we are and why we are doing this show.