Today was the most difficult day on the Camino de Santiago in Spain. I fell down (while still clipped into my bike) at the summit below the Cruz de Ferro (Iron Cross) where pilgrims place a stone from home to signify their burdens and sins. Here is an audio file of me recounting the experience and […]
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Today I tell the story of a pilgrim, a knight, and his rejected love that lead him to 30 days of violent jousting and the breaking of the 300 lances! We passed through the medieval town of Hospital de Órbigo which was once run and controlled by the Knights Hospitallers to aide Christian pilgrims along the […]
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About to set off from Leon. Here are some brief podcast thoughts on the various historic routes and a photo I took of the Cathedral of Leon last night (no filter). Such a beautiful place: Buen Camino, Dr Taylor Marshall
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Join Dr Taylor Marshall as he discuss and answers questions on: Why Tongues of Fire at Pentecost? Were the Apostles illiterate? What is the Book of Mormon translation How to refuted Mormons on your doorstep. How were the books of the New Testament chosen? How to explain salvation to someone using the Book of Romans. […]
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Join Dr Marshall as he interviews Dominican Bradley Elliott as he prepares for ordination to the Catholic priesthood. They discuss priesthood and the Dominican features of priestly vocation. If you like Thomism and Dominican spirituality, you won’t want to miss this podcast. If the audio player does not show up in your email or browser, please […]
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Join Dr Marshall as he takes 10 minutes to run through 9 points on Saint Veronica – the woman to wipe the face of Jesus Christ. If the audio player does not show up in your email or browser, please click here to listen. If you find this podcast episode helpful, please share this podcast […]
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In today’s audio lesson podcast I cover 9 questions on Saint Joseph: What does the name “Joseph” mean? Where is he mentioned in the 4 Gospels? Was Joseph really a “carpenter” or something more? What languages would he have spoken? Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek and Latin? Was Joseph young or old when he married Mary? Was […]
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Please join me as I sit down with Thomist and Catholic priest Father Christopher Pietraszko to discuss Saint Thomas Aquinas’s doctrine of Catholic priesthood. We explore how Saint Thomas does not see “bishop” as a separate Holy Order but as an elevation of “priest.” We also discover how laypeople and parishes can incorporate Thomism as […]
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I recently asked my children in evening devotions: “How do we get to Heaven?” Their answer was “Going to confession.” I didn’t really like this answer… While confession is a necessary sacrament for human salvation, I didn’t like their answer for a few reasons. It has do with highlighting the source of salvation (Christ) and […]
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This is a free OxTalk sample: Join Dr Taylor Marshall this week as he explains why Thomas Aquinas thought animal and bird flesh caused a higher human sexual libido and how it relates to our customs for fasting and abstinence during Lent. Believe it or not, what Saint Thomas says in the 1200s about diet […]
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This is just a short reflection on how the sacrament of matrimony is being confused and corrupted. How can we Catholic defend the teaching of Holy Matrimony as an indissoluble sacrament and restructure Catholic matrimony as something unique and supernatural? 128: Is there now a Matrimony Heresy? [Podcast] If the audio player does not show […]
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My opinion of “Father” Martin Luther. Every October 31 is the anniversary of Martin Luther’s Great Protest against the Catholic Church. Find out what I really think of him in today’s podcast. Was his protest valid? And did he use the right means to achieve “reform”? Click to Listen: “My Opinion on Martin Luther” If […]
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Your Guardian Angel has been with you since you were conceived in your mother’s womb. We should always revere these angelic beings and even ask their prayers. Today we discuss everything you need to know about your Guardian Angel and whether you’re allowed to name your Guardian angel. They are not our pets, they are our leaders. […]
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Join Dr. Taylor Marshall as he explores 4 “pro-Protestants” going back to the AD 800s who denied the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist, along with affirming many doctrines that will later be identified with the Protestant Reformation. Discover that Luther was not the first to the heresies of the Reformation in this concise […]
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Join Dr Marshall as he explores the mystical theology of Saint John of Damascus showing that there is a biblical difference between worship (Greek: latria) reserved for God alone and respect/veneration (Greek: dulia) given to saints, humans and revered objects. We discover how the Catholic Church made this distinction clear and affirmed the veneration of […]
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Join Dr Taylor Marshall and he succinctly and briefly explains the Monophysite heresy and how the Catholic Council of Chalcedon refuted this heresy by defending the teaching that Christ has two, not one, nature (fully divine and fully human). Please leave a comment below. 124: Heretic Nestorius: Is Mary Mother of God? Are there […]
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My goal this week is to introduce to 6 of the world’s greatest heretics and how we can avoid their heresies and errors for our time. Today we study Nestorius – the man who denied the unity of Christ and denied that Mary is the Mother of God. Join Dr Marshall for this fascinating episode of […]
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Please join Dr. Taylor Marshall as examines the historical person Arius – the founder of the Arian heresy as a denial of the full divinity of Jesus Christ. Learn the historical background and personalities leading up to the Council of Nicea in 325 as it relates to Constantine, Egypt, and Antioch. Dr. Marshall also explains […]
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My goal this week is to introduce to 6 of the world’s greatest heretics and how we can avoid their heresies and errors for our time. In this first part of six, we examine the Gnostic heretic Valentinius and his false system of divine emanations from the Father/Bythos as in the image below. Click on […]
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Dr. Taylor Marshall guides you through the virtue of Temperance with Saint Thomas Aquinas on topics such as lust, drunkenness, anger, and pride – and closes on Thomas Aquinas’ thoughts on women dressing attractive and how it relates to husbands. And he has a surprised visitor at the end (not scripted). 121: Your Virtue of […]
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