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Dive Deep, the official podcast of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois, is a show where we will dive deep into our faith where we will explore those interesting Catholic questions and issues you may have.

Dive Deep, the official podcast of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois, is a show where we will dive deep into our faith where we will explore those interesting Catholic questions and issues you may have.

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United States

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Dive Deep, the official podcast of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois, is a show where we will dive deep into our faith where we will explore those interesting Catholic questions and issues you may have.

Language:

English

Contact:

2176988500


Episodes

The 11 things Catholics need to stop doing

11/27/2020
No, this isn’t a list to condemn you, but a friendly reminder to stop doing these 11 things and do the opposite because we want you to grow in your relationship with Christ!

Duration:00:31:09

Evolution

11/13/2020
Did we come from Adam and Eve or animals? What does the Catholic Church have to say about evolution? Is the Big Bang Theory compatible with our faith? How literal are we to take the creation story? Dive Deep, the official podcast of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois, tackles those questions and more.

Duration:00:22:39

A Voice from a Grave

10/30/2020
Father James Kurzynski, a priest from Wisconsin, joins Dive Deep to share an incredible story about an experience he’ll never forget while praying at a cemetery.

Duration:00:31:29

Faith over fear!

10/16/2020
Gary Zimak, a dynamic Catholic evangelist and best-selling author, joins Dive Deep to discuss how to overcome anxiety, how you should think and act differently in your faith and secular life, and five ways to build faith over fear.

Duration:00:25:45

How Catholics should vote

10/2/2020
Gather your facts before you vote! Listen to this episode of Dive Deep and hear what ALL Catholics should be doing prior to voting!

Duration:00:21:03

Child announces he or she is gay? Friend having sex outside of marriage?

9/18/2020
In part three of our series “Real World Questions, Real Catholic Answers,” we explore these questions from a pastoral perspective, giving you a concise understanding of what the Church teaches and hoping they can prepare you for these challenging conversations with family and friends.

Duration:00:22:41

Adult child living with boyfriend/girlfriend? Friend wants a divorce?

9/4/2020
In part two of our series “Real World Questions, Real Catholic Answers,” we explore these questions from a pastoral perspective, giving you a concise understanding of what the Church teaches and hoping they can prepare you for these challenging conversations with family and friends.

Duration:00:18:56

Child/spouse won’t go to Mass? Know someone who feels they have no worth?

8/21/2020
In part one of our series “Real World Questions, Real Catholic Answers,” we explore these questions from a pastoral perspective, giving you a concise understanding of what the Church teaches and hoping they can prepare you for these challenging conversations with family and friends.

Duration:00:18:21

Catholic Charities and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

8/7/2020
On today's Dive Deep, hear from the staff at Catholic Charities as they share how Covid-19 has impacted the clients they serve as well as the organization.

Duration:00:17:10

Back-to-school expert advice in COVID-19 world

7/24/2020
The debate to return to school has circulated the internet far and wide. Today, we Dive Deep with Dr. Bill Moredock, principal at Little Flower Catholic School in Springfield and a clinical psychologist, on the return to school, the impact of major societal issues circulating around around our children and how it impacts them!

Duration:00:35:20

What do priests think about moving to a different parish?

7/10/2020
Every year, there are new priest assignments. While parishioners can sometimes feel angst about the future of their parish with a new priest, what do priests think? Do they like moving so much? Why does the Catholic Church move priests to different parishes in the first place? We take those questions and more to two priests in Dive Deep, the official podcast of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois.

Duration:00:21:13

Bishop Paprocki as you’ve never heard him before

6/26/2020
Join us for this special edition of Dive Deep, the official podcast of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois, as we celebrate Bishop Paprocki’s 10 years in the diocese (June 22 was his 10 year anniversary). Hear inside stories about him being named a bishop, funny stories from his time in the diocese, and insights about him that will surprise you. In this wide ranging interview, hear Bishop Paprocki as you’ve never heard him before.

Duration:00:54:10

Eight men - the largest class of new priests in our diocese since 1964!

6/12/2020
Eight men - the largest class of new priests in our diocese since 1964! Listen to the fascinating journey of two of these men, Deacons Peter Chineke and Michael Berndt, as they are about to be ordained priests June 19. Hear how an Amtrak ride made a vocational impact on Deacon Berndt and why working in the secular world didn't fulfill him. Also, hear why Deacon Peter originally wanted to become a doctor, what led him to pursue the priesthood, and how his life path to Springfield first took...

Duration:00:33:24

How to answer 10 difficult questions about our faith - Part Two

5/29/2020
On the last episode of Dive Deep we got answers to 5 common questions our Protestant friends ask us. Today, get 5 more in the second half of our two part series. Saints and Mary, Good Works vs. Faith Alone, the sacraments, indulgences and bible vs. oral tradition. It can sometimes be difficult defending our faith when non-Catholics question you about these topics and more.

Duration:00:32:19

How to answer 10 difficult questions about our faith - Part One

5/15/2020
The Eucharist, infant baptism, confession, papal infallibility, the sacraments, purgatory. It can sometimes be difficult defending our faith when non-Catholics question you about these topics and more. Join Dive Deep as we explore 10 questions non-Catholics will ask Catholics and how you can arm yourself with information to defend and teach the faith to others. May 15th's episode explores five questions with the remaining five coming out May 29.

Duration:00:33:58

He was Lutheran. He became Catholic. Now he's a priest. Oh, and he's married.

5/1/2020
Join Dive Deep, the official podcast of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois on May 1, as you'll hear the amazing story of our own Father Scott Snider, pastor of Mother of Dolors in Vandalia and St. Joseph in Ramsey. What ultimately led him to the Catholic faith and to the priesthood, what is it like being a married priest, what does he think about the issue of married priests in general, and what is his connection to Pope Benedict XVI?

Duration:00:34:51

Coronavirus: This big positive shines amongst all the uncertainty and stress

4/17/2020
It is important to control your consumption of negative news! Check out today's podcast and hear something positive coming out of this situation!

Duration:00:17:45

A beautiful conversion story - Effingham's Rebecca McIntire

4/3/2020
Hear how a simple invitation brought Effingham's Rebecca McIntire to Catholicism, how her first year as Catholic has been going, what she loves most about the faith, and the message she has for all of us.

Duration:00:40:23

Coronavirus: A Catholic response and what our diocese is doing

3/20/2020
In today's podcast we Dive Deep into the Catholic Response to the Coronavirus.

Duration:00:13:11

She had two abortions. How the Church and Rachel’s Vineyard brought her healing

3/6/2020
The abortions left her cold and feeling worthless. She felt no one loved her. Springfield’s Betty Parquette shares her incredible story of how confession and a special retreat brought her freedom and healing.

Duration:00:42:14