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Sharing Grace, Encountering Christ

Sharing Grace, Encountering Christ

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Sharing Grace, Encountering Christ

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English


Episodes

The Future of the Church

4/8/2021
Recently, two bits of information hit the public that has caused some members of the church a great deal of worry and fear. These two documents show that there is a great decline in church membership in the United States as well as the state of religion with young people. These two combined show a […] The post The Future of the Church appeared first on Encounter Mercy Podcast.

Duration:00:51:35

The Paschal Triduum

3/31/2021
At the end of our Lenten Sacrifice, the Church calls us into the three most holy days of our liturgical year. On Holy Thursday morning, traditionally Diocese throughout the world will celebrate the Chrism Mass. In this special mass, all priests of the diocese renew their promises made at ordination, and the holy oils for […] The post The Paschal Triduum appeared first on Encounter Mercy Podcast.

Duration:00:34:21

Sacrifice

3/26/2021
In life, we often hear about the need to sacrifice, and its importance in the Christian life. Join us as we discuss sacrifices in the Christian’s journey. The post Sacrifice appeared first on Encounter Mercy Podcast.

Duration:00:28:55

Saint Patrick

3/17/2021
Who exactly was Saint Patrick? Was he even Irish? And why does the world seem to worship this man? Join Vince and Jesse as they discuss this saint and his importance. The post Saint Patrick appeared first on Encounter Mercy Podcast.

Duration:00:29:27

Detachment

3/11/2021
Have you ever felt that something is taking up too much space in your life? Maybe something that isn’t inherently bad, but needs to be pruned, or changed in a way? In our lives, we often get stuck in ruts and need to work on our habits to better ourselves. Join Vince and Jesse as […] The post Detachment appeared first on Encounter Mercy Podcast.

Duration:00:31:22

Spiritual Leprosy

3/4/2021
Leprosy is a very serious public health concern and shows up regularly in scripture. Leprosy is extremely contagious, causing great concern for the public health. Although we do not encounter leprosy in our world today, we do encounter a spiritual leprosy. Leprosy is a disease that came about because of rancorous dissent against God’s authority. […] The post Spiritual Leprosy appeared first on Encounter Mercy Podcast.

Duration:00:40:55

Ordination to the Diaconate

2/25/2021
In this week’s episode, AJ and Br. Barnabas look at the words of the Rite of Ordination for a Deacon in light of their upcoming ordinations. They discuss the both the Old and Testament references found in the Rite, as well as their own reflections on what it means to minister as a deacon. The post Ordination to the Diaconate appeared first on Encounter Mercy Podcast.

Duration:00:44:20

Lent 2021 – A Do-Over of 2020?

2/17/2021
Last year’s Lenten season was definitely a first and a once in a lifetime experience. No one expected our lent to last as long as it did, nor did we expect the public worship to be cut short so quickly. With Lent 2021 upon us, we have an opportunity to make right what we might […] The post Lent 2021 – A Do-Over of 2020? appeared first on Encounter Mercy Podcast.

Duration:00:27:11

Spiritual Accompaniment

2/11/2021
Pope Francis calls us to what he calls spiritual accompaniment in his Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy of The Gospel). Below is an excerpt (paragraphs 169-173) where Pope Francis writes about the need for everyone to be initiated into the “art of accompaniment.” Personal accompaniment in processes of growth …In our world, ordained ministers […] The post Spiritual Accompaniment appeared first on Encounter Mercy Podcast.

Duration:00:27:15

I Baptize You…

2/4/2021
“Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.” Matthew 28:19-20a NABRE In the Great Commission as listed above from the Gospel of Matthew, we hear Jesus give us […] The post I Baptize You… appeared first on Encounter Mercy Podcast.

Duration:00:29:57

The Sower and the Seed

1/28/2021
We may have heard the Gospel parable of the Sower and the Seed before, but have we actually taken time to contemplate this story? Join Father Andy and AJ Gedney as they discuss this familiar story and its importance in our daily prayer lives A Reading from the Gospel of Mark On another occasion, Jesus […] The post The Sower and the Seed appeared first on Encounter Mercy Podcast.

Duration:00:34:34

Year of St. Joseph

1/21/2021
Not much is known about the life of Saint Joseph, and no words were ever written being attributed to him in scripture, yet our Holy Father Pope Francis has attributed this Jubilee year to this very important, yet obscure, saint. Join Father Andy, Vince, and Father Dan Hoffman as they discuss this saint and this […] The post Year of St. Joseph appeared first on Encounter Mercy Podcast.

Duration:00:39:06

Virtue

1/14/2021
Saint Thomas Aquinas speaks on virtue and its place in the Christian Life. Join Vince and Father Andy as they discuss virtue with AJ Gedney. The post Virtue appeared first on Encounter Mercy Podcast.

Duration:00:36:54

Spiritual Warfare

1/7/2021
As the Jewish people waited for their Messiah, they were expecting a great military leader to descend from the heavens and lead them into war against the occupying forces: the Romans and their empire. What they didn’t expect was a child king to appear to them, yet that is exactly what the prophets had proclaimed […] The post Spiritual Warfare appeared first on Encounter Mercy Podcast.

Duration:00:33:24

Another Year Over and a New One Just Begun

12/30/2020
What a strange year we have had! Who would have guessed all that we would have to face one year ago? Join the gang as they discuss this past year and look forward to the next! The post Another Year Over and a New One Just Begun appeared first on Encounter Mercy Podcast.

Duration:00:53:35

Encounter Advent – Day 24

12/24/2020
Join Vince on our last day of our Advent journey as we read the twenty-fourth chapter of the Gospel of Luke. VIII. The Resurrection Narrative Chapter 24 The Resurrection of Jesus. 1 But at daybreak on the first day of the week they took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. 2 They found […] The post Encounter Advent – Day 24 appeared first on Encounter Mercy Podcast.

Duration:00:09:42

Merry Christmas Mr. Potter!

12/23/2020
“Look Daddy! Teacher says every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings!” In the classic Christmas movie, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” there are many Christian themes hidden, and sometimes blatantly staring at the viewer. For instance, one very obvious theme is that life is sacred and worthy of protection. Join Father Andy and […] The post Merry Christmas Mr. Potter! appeared first on Encounter Mercy Podcast.

Duration:00:51:38

Encounter Advent – Day 23

12/23/2020
AJ leads today’s reflection on the twenty-third chapter of the Gospel of Luke. Chapter 23 Jesus Before Pilate. 1 Then the whole assembly of them arose and brought him before Pilate. 2 They brought charges against him, saying, “We found this man misleading our people; he opposes the payment of taxes to Caesar and maintains that he […] The post Encounter Advent – Day 23 appeared first on Encounter Mercy Podcast.

Duration:00:08:50

Encounter Advent – Day 22

12/22/2020
Join Jesse as we journey closer to Christmas in the reading of chapter 22 of the Gospel of Luke. VII. The Passion Narrative Chapter 22 The Conspiracy Against Jesus. 1 Now the feast of Unleavened Bread, called the Passover, was drawing near, 2 and the chief priests and the scribes were seeking a way to put him […] The post Encounter Advent – Day 22 appeared first on Encounter Mercy Podcast.

Duration:00:10:39

Encounter Advent – Day 21

12/21/2020
Join AJ for day 21 of our Advent journey. Chapter 21 The Poor Widow’s Contribution. 1 When he looked up he saw some wealthy people putting their offerings into the treasury 2 and he noticed a poor widow putting in two small coins. 3 He said, “I tell you truly, this poor widow put in more than all […] The post Encounter Advent – Day 21 appeared first on Encounter Mercy Podcast.

Duration:00:06:56