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2018 - June 20 - History of the Mass - part 3

We conclude our 3-part series on the Mass. On this episode, he will discuss the deep meaning and rich tradition behind the last 2 elements of the Mass, the Liturgy of the Eucharist and the Concluding Rites. Part 1 - History of the Mass Part 2 - Introductory Rites and the Liturgy of the Word Listener Questions: - 36:38 - What are some of the most interesting places you have celebrated Mass? - 38:18 -...


2018 - June 13 - History of the Mass - Part 2

We continue our three-part series on the Mass. Bishop Rhoades offers his reflections on the history and requirements of the Introductory Rites as well as the Liturgy of the Word. Listener Questions: - 31:50 - What do you see as a couple of the biggest challenges facing the USCCB (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops) in 2018? - 35:13 - All three of mine (children) are baptized in the Catholic Church, my sister's family isn't Catholic and my nieces and nephews aren't baptized yet, any...


2018- June 6 – History of Mass

Convo with Kyle: In this episode, Bishop begins a three-part series on the mass, starting with the reflection of the Eucharist and the feast of Corpus Christi. Then, he talks about the history of the mass in its continuity over the centuries starting with the last supper to the first Christian to how we celebrate mass today. Listener Questions: - 25:07 – What is a charitable response to a friend that is confused as to why her daughter’s fiancé, who is Catholic, cannot have a priest...


2018 - May 30 - Sorrowful and Glorious Mysteries

This is the second part of a two-part series on the Holy Rosary. Bishop Rhoades reflects on the Sorrowful and Glorious Mysteries. Then Bishop talks about the upcoming Ordination Mass, in which the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend welcomes five new priests. Sorrowful Mysteries 1. The Agony in the Garden 2. The Scourging at the Pillar 3. The Crowning with Thorns 4. The Carrying of the Cross 5. The Crucifixion and Death of Our Lord Glorious Mysteries 1. The Resurrection 2. The Ascension 3. The...


2018 - May 23 - Joyful and Luminous Mysteries

This is part one of a two-part series on the Holy Rosary. Bishop Rhoades reflects on the Joyful and Luminous Mysteries. Joyful Mysteries 1. The Annunciation 2. The Visitation 3. The Nativity 4. The Presentation of the Child Jesus in the Temple 5. The Finding of the Child Jesus in the Temple Luminous Mysteries 1. The Baptism of our Lord in the River Jordan 2. The Marriage Feast of Cana 3. The Proclamation of the Kingdom of God 4. The Transfiguration of Our Lord 5. The Institution of the...


2018 - May 16 - Transitional Deacons - Pentecost

Convo with Kyle: Bishop talks about the significance of this last year before their priestly ordination. Then it’s on to Pentecost Sunday and what “speaking in tongues” means. Listener Questions: - 26:56 - Could you please give an update on what the Church is saying about the apparitions in Majorgorie, seems to not be talked about much lately? - 29:13 - Where can lay Catholics find an authoritative source for determining when saints feast days are to be celebrated? - 32:14 - I would like...


2018 - May 9 -

Convo with Kyle: Bishop reflects upon Jesus’s ascension into heaven and His glorious return. Then, since the month of May is upon us, it’s on to all the different ways we can venerate the perfect disciple, our Blessed Mother, from May crownings to Marian feast days. Listener Questions: - 25:42 - What parts of the Catholic Mass rubrics would make it invalid if they were omitted by a priest on a daily basis? - 30:06 - Why is it okay to eat seafood on abstinence days? - 31:25 - What is the...


2018 - May 2 - Gaudete et Exsultate - Miss Virginia's Food Pantry

Convo with Kyle: Bishop Rhoades reflects upon the Pope’s new apostolic exhortation, GAUDETE ET EXSULTATE ( Bishop talks about what it is and what we can learn from it. Then he talks about his recent visit to Miss Virginia’s Food Pantry ( in Fort Wayne, the broader issue of serving the needy in our diocese, and our call...


2018 - April 25 - LIVE Ask Bishop on Spring Sharathon

Convo with Kyle: Bishop Rhoades joined Kyle for a special LIVE edition of Truth in Charity during our Spring Sharathon at our 106.3 FM studio. ------ Donate: Online: Redeemer Radio App Test the Holy Cross College Text line: 260-436-9598 ------ Truth in Charity is brought to you in part by Notre Dame Federal Credit Union. ------ Live: Follow us on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram @RedeemerRadio Submit your question(s): Call / Text...


2018 - April 18

Today is first day of Sharathon for our 95.7 listeners so we are broadcasting highlights of Truth in Charity. We’d like to invite you to listen to our broadcast of Sharathon which is April 18-20th on 95.7FM, or by streaming on Redeemer Radio dot com you can also listen with the Redeemer Radio app. And your support of Redeemer Radio is what makes shows like Truth in Chairty with Bishop Rhoades possible. You know, an hour long show doesn’t just take 1 hour to produce, there is lots of...


2018 - April 11 - Blessed Solanus Casey - Confirmation - Annunciation

Convo with Kyle: Bishop Rhoades talks more about an exciting announcement that he recently made regarding the Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese and someone with a local connection - Blessed Solanus Casey. Then it is onto the Spring Confirmation season and what Bishop likes to share in his Confirmation homilies. Then it is onto Divine Mercy Sunday and Saint Faustina's private revelation received from our Lord, and how we are all called to live the message of Mercy. Bishop ends the show with...


2018 - April 4 - Best Listener Questions

Listener Questions: - What is your favorite food? - Which of your family is Greek - Does my Guardia Angel hear my prayer request, when I ask it in my mind, or do I need to express out loud? - If you could witness firsthand any of the mysteries of the rosary, which would it be? - What advice do you have for people who might find their minds wandering during Mass? - Why did God change Saul's name to Paul? - Do Bishops ever get annual performance reviews? - If someone hasn't gone to...


2018 – March 28 – Holy Week

Convo with Kyle: Bishop Rhoades walks us through all the special liturgies we celebrate this week, from Palm Sunday to the Easter Triduum. Catholic Word of the week: Urbi et Orbi Listener Questions: - Is there a Saint to pray to about a miscarriage? - What do people mean when people say that they are third order? What is the first and second order? - What is the significance of purgatory? - Is it true that if one purposefully withholds a mortal sin during confession, then the whole...


2018 - March 21 - Catholic Relief Services to Ethiopia

Convo with Kyle: Bishop recently returned from Ethiopia as part of a mission trip for Catholic Relief Services or CRS. On this episode, hear more about the people he met, the places he visited, and how CRS is providing short-term and long-term assistance to those in Ethiopia. ------ Truth in Charity is brought to you in part by Notre Dame Federal Credit Union. ------ Live: Follow us on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram @RedeemerRadio Submit your question(s):...


2018 - March 14 -School Safety - St. Patrick - St. Joseph

Convo with Kyle: Bishop Rhoades and Kyle talk about school safety. Bishop then reflects upon the lives of two saints whose feast days are coming up soon..St. Patrick and St. Joseph. Then it’s on to a preview of the Diocesan Heritage Pilgrimage. A bus trip planned for this summer with Bishop Rhoades that will explore the places which led to the establishment of the Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese. Listener Questions: - If Saul and Paul are the same name. in different languages, does the name...


TiC - 2018 - March 7 - Unforgiving Servant - Laetare Sunday

Convo with Kyle: Bishop Rhoades reflects upon the Parable of the Unforgiving Servant…a Gospel reading from this week. He talks about the parable’s lessons in forgiveness, healing, and letting go of resentment. Then a reminder of the approaching Easter season with Laetare Sunday which we celebrate this weekend (3/11/18). Listener Questions: - Can Bishop Explain what is going on in China concerning Cardinal Zen, and why it appears that the Vatican is allowing the Chinese government to...


TiC - 2018 - February - Parables - Christian Unity

Convo with Kyle: Bishop Rhoades explains one of the more common teaching tools Jesus uses in the Gospels: parables. Hear more about how they were useful back then and how storytelling can still be useful today. Bishop Rhoades then offers his reflections upon one of his favorite Bible stories: the parable of the Prodigal Son. He talks about the lessons we can learn from the younger son’s conversion, the father’s joyful forgiveness, and the older son’s need to love his brother. Afterwards,...


TiC - 2018 - February 21 - RCIA - Light is on for you - Catholic Community Foundation

Convo with Kyle: Bishop Rhoades talks about the Catholic Community Foundation of Northeast Indiana, an organization dedicated to establishing endowment funds that support parishes, schools, and other ministries in the Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese for years to come. Then it’s on to the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, or RCIA, as the Elect make their final preparations for initiation into the Catholic Church during the Easter Vigil. Bishop talks about the diocesan-wide...


TiC2018 - 02 - 14 - Podcast Mixdown

Convo with Kyle: Bishop Rhoades remembers the life of Archbishop Daniel Buechlein, the former Archbishop of Indianapolis, who passed away last month. Then it’s on to all things Lent. Hear more about everything from Fat Tuesday binging to the significance of Ash Wednesday to the history of Lent itself. Bishop Rhoades will also answer the popular question….do Sundays count as part of the 40 days of Lent? Then it’s on to a recent Marriage and Family conference, coordinated with the Mormon...


TiC -2018 - February 7 -

Convo with Kyle: Bishop Rhoades talks about the upcoming National Human Trafficking Awareness Day and ways we can remain educated on the issue as well as advocate, care, and pray for victims. Then it’s on to Lent and how we can have a fruitful one! Listener Questions: - Is the sacrament of Anointing of the Sick given to the dying, sick and very old like a second Baptism? - Do you think that Mary knew that she was special growing up? Did Jesus Know he was God's Son all of his life, or just...