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Father and Joe is a podcast series of a continuing conversation about my struggles and successes of being close to God. Father Boniface provides spiritual direction through my problems of daily life. According to statistics, I share the common American's church habits. -We went to church when we were forced to but somewhere along the way, I drifted away. The ultimate goal of this podcast is to help us get back to church, regardless of what faith you hold, and create a stronger union with God.

Father and Joe is a podcast series of a continuing conversation about my struggles and successes of being close to God. Father Boniface provides spiritual direction through my problems of daily life. According to statistics, I share the common American's church habits. -We went to church when we were forced to but somewhere along the way, I drifted away. The ultimate goal of this podcast is to help us get back to church, regardless of what faith you hold, and create a stronger union with God.
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Father and Joe is a podcast series of a continuing conversation about my struggles and successes of being close to God. Father Boniface provides spiritual direction through my problems of daily life. According to statistics, I share the common American's church habits. -We went to church when we were forced to but somewhere along the way, I drifted away. The ultimate goal of this podcast is to help us get back to church, regardless of what faith you hold, and create a stronger union with God.

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Episodes

Father and Joe E140 – Trying to Understand and Apply the Book of Revelation

12/10/2019
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The Book of Revelation is written differently than every other book in the New Testament. As a result, many people, including myself, have a hard time grasping and understanding it. The episodes begins with my misperceptions, and Father patently teaches the truth. The podcast Father and Joe brings us, as individuals, closer to the Holy Spirit and His Church. Thank you for listening. FatherAndJoe@gmail.com Also you can find is on twitter @FatherAndJoe

Duration:00:28:10

Father and Joe E139 –The Political Environment the Christ Lived in

12/3/2019
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The gospels are not written as a novel that encloses deep details. It expects us to input our knowledge into the texts. As time has moved on the human elements of emotion are the same, but the political culture is vastly different. Today, we briefly articulate what was it like to live in an Roman Occupied Zone during the times of Jesus. The podcast Father and Joe brings us, as individuals, closer to the Holy Spirit and His Church. Thank you for listening. FatherAndJoe@gmail.com Also...

Duration:00:33:48

Father and Joe E138 –Extraordinary Medical Measures

11/26/2019
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Many people have requested guidance on what to do when we confront medical trauma in lives or in those around us. We specifically dive into the process of how to determine what we should do. The Faith upholds the dignity of human life. Father teaches how to make that practice reality. The podcast Father and Joe brings us, as individuals, closer to the Holy Spirit and His Church. Thank you for listening. FatherAndJoe@gmail.com Also you can find is on twitter @FatherAndJoe

Duration:00:26:28

Father and Joe E137 – Jesus’ Teachings when Confronting Death

11/19/2019
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Many people have requested that we do an episode on dealing with death, particularly those going through terminal illnesses. This episode is the first of two that specifically deal with terminal illnesses. Part one specifically focuses on prayer and God’s will. Father gives a number of examples from the saints and the bible to further articulate the points. The podcast Father and Joe brings us, as individuals, closer to the Holy Spirit and His Church. Thank you for...

Duration:00:26:46

Father and Joe E136 – Truths From the Church

11/12/2019
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Continuing the theme of the prior few episodes, we discuss what the teachings of the Church are. What is the meaning of life? What is the message of Jesus? How do we love God? Is trying to live like Jesus worth the effort? The podcast Father and Joe brings us, as individuals, closer to the Holy Spirit and His Church. Thank you for listening. FatherAndJoe@gmail.com Also you can find is on twitter @FatherAndJoe

Duration:00:26:16

Father and Joe E135 – Consoling Christ Today and Everyday

11/5/2019
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Relationships are the framework of our lives – including our spiritual life. As we grow in relationships there becomes a natural desire to put more into the relationship. But how do we do that with Christ? Today, we use this episode to explore this question. The podcast Father and Joe brings us, as individuals, closer to the Holy Spirit and His Church. Thank you for listening. FatherAndJoe@gmail.com Also you can find is on twitter @FatherAndJoe

Duration:00:27:24

Father and Joe E134 – Why are we distancing ourselves from religion? Part 2

10/29/2019
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We have a problem with being able to assess risk correctly. Acknowledging that every system involving people is spiritually vulnerable because of sin, Father Boniface articulates feelings of why we are distancing from religion in general. We conclude the episode with how to reverse the trend. The podcast Father and Joe brings us, as individuals, closer to the Holy Spirit and His Church. Thank you for listening. FatherAndJoe@gmail.com Also you can find is on twitter...

Duration:00:26:22

Father and Joe E132 – Why are we distancing ourselves from religion? Part 1

10/22/2019
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Why are we distancing ourselves from religion? Certainly, the answer is not easy. This question is core of both this and following episode. Father dives into this problem from a number of angles as we there are so many variables that we are attempting to parse through. The podcast Father and Joe brings us, as individuals, closer to the Holy Spirit and his Church. Thank you for listening. FatherAndJoe@gmail.com Also you can find is on twitter...

Duration:00:30:42

Father and Joe E131 – Benefits of Staying Married

10/15/2019
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It is hard to be married. In this episode we discuss the benefits people, children, and society receives for your marriage. Father gives a number of great examples of how to do marriage better. Please note that Father is recording in a different location and the audio quality does fluctuate a little. The podcast Father and Joe brings us, as individuals, closer to the Holy Spirit and his Church. Thank you for listening. FatherAndJoe@gmail.com Also you can find is on twitter @FatherAndJoe

Duration:00:26:07

Father and Joe E130 – Developing a Mature Soul

10/8/2019
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At times we draw silence into our relationships. The conversation today begins with the observation that sometimes our times of prayer lead to silence. Father teaches us on prayer and how the silence leads to maturity within our souls. The examples Father provides are fully relatable to each of our lives. The podcast Father and Joe brings us, as individuals, closer to the Holy Spirit and his Church. Thank you for listening. FatherAndJoe@gmail.com Also you can find is on twitter...

Duration:00:25:17

Father and Joe E129 – Forgiveness

10/1/2019
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One of the important needs of society is forgiveness. Often times we find granting and receiving forgiveness as a challenging part of our lives. Father teaches the value of importance of forgiveness from the origins of Christ and then walks into practically how to forgive. The podcast Father and Joe brings us, as individuals, closer to the Holy Spirit and his Church. Thank you for listening. FatherAndJoe@gmail.com Also you can find is on twitter...

Duration:00:23:42

Father and Joe E128 – Practicality in Following Christ

9/24/2019
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The Christian Way is one of utmost practicality. Father teaches how following Jesus Christ places us in a practical approach in every area of our lives. Father outlines the dignity of every human person and reviews some examples from the previous episodes. The conversation then turns into a conversation involving the death penalty and discipline. The podcast Father and Joe brings us, as individuals, closer to the Holy Spirit and his Church. Thank you for...

Duration:00:26:51

Father and Joe E127 – Doing it God’s Way is Better

9/17/2019
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From a tangible and practical stand point, our human lives are improved by following the path of God. Father expounds upon this core concept that we have discussed though out the history of the cast. Some of the examples that are used in this episode are – every human life has infinite value, artificial birth control does not work practically or morally, and morality is not math. The podcast Father and Joe brings us, as individuals, closer to the Holy Spirit and his Church. Thank you...

Duration:00:28:28

Father and Joe E126 – A Conversation on Stem Cells

9/11/2019
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Stem cells can do a lot of things. Today, Father and I have an open and transparent conversation on stem cell therapies and the moral implications of their usage. We hope you enjoy the episode and welcome your feedback. The podcast Father and Joe brings us, as individuals, closer to the Holy Spirit and his Church. Thank you for listening. FatherAndJoe@gmail.com Also you can find is on twitter @FatherAndJoe

Duration:00:28:06

Rebroadcast: Father and Joe E60: Porn/Sex Addiction

9/3/2019
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Father articulates why porn is such a deep problem to everyone involved. We discuss the topic in a number of various ways. We conclude the episode in a positive light showing ways and solutions to overcome this plague. Thank you for listening. FatherAndJoe@gmail.com Also you can find is on twitter @FatherAndJoe The podcast Father and Joe brings us, as individuals, closer to the Holy Spirit and his Church.

Duration:00:58:52

Father and Joe E125 – Discernment Part 2

8/27/2019
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In this episode we continue our discussion on discernment. Ultimately discernment should turn us toward a decision that leads us toward love. In part two, Father teaches of how the devil will torment us in our decision making process. He also teaches us how to overcome the evil to turn toward God and become Holy. The podcast Father and Joe brings us, as individuals, closer to the Holy Spirit and his Church. Thank you for listening. FatherAndJoe@gmail.com Also you can find is on...

Duration:00:27:52

Father and Joe E124 – Discernment Part 1

8/20/2019
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We all have important decisions that we need to make in life. In this episode we specifically focus on the process of making those decisions. Discernment is of vital importance within our lives. Father discusses what his process was like and gives us all a blueprint we can implement in our daily lives. The podcast Father and Joe brings us, as individuals, closer to the Holy Spirit and his Church. Thank you for listening. FatherAndJoe@gmail.com Also you can find is on twitter...

Duration:00:30:53

Father and Joe E123 – The Preference of Male Altar Servers

8/13/2019
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Church has written out a preference for male altar servers. Today Father discusses this topic in tremendous depth. One the baseline teachings required to understand the topic is why the Church only ordains men into the priesthood. Following those teachings, Father also discusses the importance of women in the church. A central teaching that develops is the relationship between the clergy and the priest during the mass. The podcast Father and Joe brings us, as individuals, closer to the...

Duration:00:25:18

Father and Joe E122 – Receiving Vs. Expecting

8/6/2019
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God will not force his gifts upon us. We need to freely accept them. Father teaches what God has offered us, the deepest and most valuable gift is a relationship with Him. The conversation also dives into the difference in the value of thing and the value of relationships. The podcast Father and Joe brings us, as individuals, closer to the Holy Spirit and his Church. Thank you for listening. FatherAndJoe@gmail.com Also you can find is on twitter @FatherAndJoe

Duration:00:24:52

Father and Joe E121 – Running Towards God

7/30/2019
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What we started out doing out of fear of judgment and hell we end up doing out of the unspeakable sweetness of love - what was arduous is now sweet and good. Father gives great teachings and examples of why running toward God is much better – and rewarding – than running away from fear of hell. The podcast Father and Joe brings us, as individuals, closer to the Holy Spirit and his Church. Thank you for listening. FatherAndJoe@gmail.com Also you can find is on twitter...

Duration:00:25:17