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Four zany Catholic young adults, seeking God in the midst of this crazy, mixed-up world. We discuss life, relationships, work, fun, and everything else in our world through the lens of our Catholic Faith, as seen through the eyes of young adults.

Four zany Catholic young adults, seeking God in the midst of this crazy, mixed-up world. We discuss life, relationships, work, fun, and everything else in our world through the lens of our Catholic Faith, as seen through the eyes of young adults.

Location:

United States

Description:

Four zany Catholic young adults, seeking God in the midst of this crazy, mixed-up world. We discuss life, relationships, work, fun, and everything else in our world through the lens of our Catholic Faith, as seen through the eyes of young adults.

Language:

English


Episodes

Restless 18 - Humility

2/26/2021
"Humility isn't thinking less of yourself, it is thinking about yourself less." (CS Lewis). The cornerstone of the spiritual life is humility - recognizing that we are who we are before God, nothing more and nothing less. But how do we gain that virtue in a culture that is constantly telling us that we should promote ourselves? From influencers to marketers telling us "we deserve it", from trophies and accolades to the narcissism of social media, humility is a difficult virtue in today's...

Duration:00:30:39

Restless 17 - Ash Wednesday & Lent

2/19/2021
"Remember you are dust, and unto dust you shall return." Most of us heard those words prayed over us this past Wednesday, as we received ashes on our heads, marking the beginning of the holy season of Lent. Hear how Fr. Joseph, Diane, Lauren, and Paul are planning to deepen their walk with the Lord during this Lenten season, as they reflect on the challenges and the joys of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving!

Duration:00:31:42

Restless 16 - The Bible and You!

2/12/2021
"If God is silent, it's because your bible is closed." God is continually speaking to us through His Word, but Catholics are notoriously not good at reading the Bible. How can we read it to hear His voice speaking to us? Hear Fr. Joseph, Lauren, Diane, and Javier as they discuss how God has spoken to them through the Bible, and discover some tips on how to read it better!

Duration:00:30:57

Restless 15 - Dating

2/5/2021
Our modern world is difficult to navigate, but nowhere is it more challenging for young adult Catholics than in the area of dating. Who to date? How to discern if they're the right one for you? Should you settle? Should you wait? How should you court the one you like? How should you deal with rejection? Take a look at the dating scene, Catholic-style, through the eyes of Fr. Joseph, Lauren, Diane, and Javier!

Duration:00:30:53

Restless 14 - Devotion to Mary

1/29/2021
Is there anything more beautiful and loving than a mother? The love between mother and child is the strongest love in the world. Thankfully, we have a Heavenly Mother in Mary who loves us, her children, and who leads us to her son Jesus. Hear Fr. Joseph, Lauren, Diane, and Javier discuss their relationship with Mary, and how she has brought them closer to Jesus!

Duration:00:30:51

Restless 13 - Beauty

1/22/2021
Beauty is one of the ways that God speaks to our hearts. The beauty of nature, art and music that moves us, the grandeur of cathedrals and the humble beauty of human love, beauty is all around us - if we have eyes to see. Join Fr. Joseph, Lauren, Javier, and Diane as they explore the beauty of the world around us and how it leads us closer to God.

Duration:00:29:57

Restless 12 - Social Media

1/15/2021
Social media is everywhere. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram - it's hard to ignore and harder to navigate. How can we use it for good, and how can we avoid its pitfalls? Join Fr. Joseph, Lauren, Diane, and Javier as we explore the impact that social media has had on our lives (both positive and negative) and how we can use it to glorify God!

Duration:00:31:23

Restless 11 - Divine Mercy

1/8/2021
More than ever, our messed-up world needs the mercy of God. Through the Divine Mercy message, the world is offered a glimpse into the merciful Heart of God. Hear Diane, Javier, Lauren, and Fr. Joseph as they discuss their experiences of the mercy of God, given freely!

Duration:00:30:39

Restless 10 - New Year!

1/2/2021
Happy New Year! Many people are excited to put 2020 in the rearview mirror and look forward to 2021. Hear how our young adults are ringing in the new year - reflecting on the blessings of this past year, how we celebrate the turn of the calendar, and our New Year's resolutions for this upcoming year!

Duration:00:31:57

Restless 09 - Christmas

12/25/2020
Merry Christmas! On this great feast, hear how our crazy, restless young adults celebrate the feast of Christmas. Presents, trees, food, family...and the awe-filled mystery of God-becoming-man.

Duration:00:31:57

Restless 08 - Fear and Trust

12/18/2020
In our world that can seem overwhelming, with so many concerns on our mind, it is easy to feel anxious or fearful. We worry about our health, our nation, our families, our jobs...but only Christ gives us the security and hope that we seek. Trusting in Him, we can face any trial. Join Fr. Joseph, Diane, Javier, and Lauren as they reveal their fears and worries - and how trusting in Christ has given them peace in the midst of the storm.

Duration:00:29:27

Restless 07 - Advent

12/11/2020
A season of preparation, waiting, anticipation - not only for the Feast of Christmas, but also a preparation for Christ's coming in the Eucharist and in glory at the end of time. Hear how Fr. Joseph, Carmelina, Lauren, and Javier are preparing their souls for Advent, and some of the great Advent traditions they celebrate to mark the season!

Duration:00:31:32

Restless 06 - Pilgrimage

12/4/2020
Since ancient times, pilgrimage has been a part of Christianity. Whether to the Holy Land, the Vatican, or your local Catholic shrine, traveling to meet the Lord can provide a powerful opportunity for spiritual growth. Hear Fr. Joseph, Lauren, Diane, and Javier as they discuss some of the pilgrimages they've been on, and how it has impacted their walk with Christ!

Duration:00:30:37

Restless 05 - How to Get More Out of the Mass

11/27/2020
Have you ever been bored or distracted at Mass? Ever wondered what exactly was going on? It can be common, even for lifelong Catholics, to be mystified at the Mass. But the Mass is the greatest act of worship we can give to God, for it is His work among us. Join Fr. Joseph, Javier, Diane, and Lauren as they explore their experiences with the Mass - and how to get the most out of such an infinitely powerful prayer!

Duration:00:30:27

Restless 04 - Why Be Catholic?

11/21/2020
The Catholic Church, in the words of James Joyce, means "Here comes everybody!" Saint and sinner, rich and poor, young and old - the Catholic Church embraces everyone...and sometimes this gets messy. In a world where the Church is losing members, riddled with scandals, and seemingly weak, we must also remember that it is the Body of Christ, endowed with the Holy Spirit, and filled with humble everyday saints who are striving to live as Jesus taught. Hear why Fr. Joseph, Lauren, Diane, and...

Duration:00:30:27

Restless 03 - Families

11/13/2020
"As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live." (Pope St. John Paul II). Families are the cornerstone of our society. In many ways, our family is the people that we are closest to - and the people who drive us the craziest. How do we have healthy family relationships as young adults, dealing with our parents and siblings and hoping to form our own family one day? Join Fr. Joseph, Diane, Lauren, and Javier as they discuss families: their Church family,...

Duration:00:30:53

Restless 02 - Discerning God's Will for Your Life

11/6/2020
How do you know what God's will is for your life? This is one of the most pressing questions for those seeking the Lord. Discernment doesn't need to be difficult, though - tune in to hear the steps to knowing God's will, and find out how Fr. Joseph, Lauren, Diane, and Javier discern where God is calling them!

Duration:00:29:55

Restless Pilot Episodes - Our Spiritual Journeys

10/30/2020
Welcome to the first episode of Restless! Fr. Joseph, Diane, Lauren, and Javier discuss their spiritual journeys, and what led them to embrace Christ in His Catholic Church. Get to know the cast and be inspired on your own spiritual journey!

Duration:00:29:57