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The John 3:30 Podcast shares stories of everyday people who are in love with the Catholic Faith. They share how they keep their fire burning,day after day.

The John 3:30 Podcast shares stories of everyday people who are in love with the Catholic Faith. They share how they keep their fire burning,day after day.
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United States

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The John 3:30 Podcast shares stories of everyday people who are in love with the Catholic Faith. They share how they keep their fire burning,day after day.

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English

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915-856-3851


Episodes

The John 3:30 Podcast - Episode 40 – Gerard Mora

2/9/2018
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Episode # 40 is here!! In this episode, I speak with Gerard Mora. Gerard was born and raised in San Antonio, TX. He is 24 years old, currently he works for State Farm and is also a Music Director for Prince of Peace Catholic Church. He is also the Lead Vocals for a Metalcore Christian Rock Band called Darkness Divided, who has toured throughout the world. What keeps Gerard’s fire burning for our Catholic Faith? He talks about sharing God’s Love at their concerts. He said they make it a...

Duration:01:03:39

The John 3:30 Podcast - Episode 39 – Mary Jane Torres

2/2/2018
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Episode # 39 is here!! In this episode, I speak with Mary Jane Torres. Mary Jane was born and raised in San Antonio, TX. She is a Parishioner at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Helotes, TX. What keeps Mary Jane’s fire burning for our Catholic Faith? She gives some insight into her prayer life and its different forms. Mary Jane shares the fruits she has discovered from receiving The Sacrament of Reconciliation on a frequent basis. Mary Jane offers some great tips on how to prepare...

Duration:00:53:54

The John 3:30 Podcast - Episode 38 – Daniel Barron

1/26/2018
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Episode # 38 is here!! In this episode, I speak with Daniel Barron. Daniel was born and raised in San Antonio, TX. He has been married for 22 years, has 6 children. Daniel is the Young Adult Ministry Director for Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Helotes, TX. What keeps Daniel’s fire burning for our Catholic Faith? He shares how came back to the Faith due to the efforts of a Priest who simply sat down and answered his questions. Daniel shares how he went from “the greatest job he...

Duration:01:15:13

The John 3:30 Podcast - Episode 37 – David Gomez

1/15/2018
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Episode # 37 is here!! In this episode, I speak with my Brother-in-Christ, David Gomez. David is originally from California, he proudly served our country in the Army and The National Guard, including a tour in Iraq in 2005. David currently works with Special Education Students in El Paso, TX. What keeps David’s fire burning for our Catholic Faith? He feels the ACTS Community at San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church help sustain his fire. He shares that attending Men’s Follow-up/Fellowship...

Duration:01:11:14

The John 3:30 Podcast - Episode 36 - Ascension Mena, M.D.

1/5/2018
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Episode # 36 is here!! In this episode, I speak with Dr. Ascension Mena. A self-proclaimed “workaholic,” Dr. Mena shares his amazing story how his life changed after attending an ACTS Retreat. He is the Visionary behind The Holy Trinity Retreat Center, located in El Paso, TX. We learn about trials and tribulations he and his family endured during the process of building the Retreat Center. He also shares special moments that he felt and experienced God’s presence while constructing Holy...

Duration:00:55:34

The John 3:30 Podcast - Episode 35 – Joe Padilla

12/29/2017
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Episode # 35 is here!! In this episode, I speak with my Brother-in-Christ and Uncle, Joe Padilla!! He is someone that I truly look up to and is a great example of a Man of Faith. What Keeps his fire burning for our Catholic Faith? He shares how reading Scripture sustains him and makes him strong in his Faith. Joe provides a great way on how to start reading the Bible and how to grow Spiritually through The Word of God. He shared that spending time in Adoration is another way he keeps his...

Duration:00:55:59

The John 3:30 Podcast - Episode 34 – Dominique Dominguez

12/22/2017
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Episode # 34 is here!! In this episode, I speak with a Dynamic Young Catholic, Dominque Dominguez. Dominque is a 20-year-old Junior at St. Mary’s University, she is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology and a Minor Communications. She is currently Discerning Religious Life. Dominque shares how her experience at World Youth Day in Poland back in 2016 impacted her Faith and the journey she been on since. She reveals that Proverbs 3:13-20 (The Beauty of Finding Wisdom) has helped her...

Duration:00:59:26

The John 3:30 Podcast - Episode 33 – Jesus Marrufo

12/15/2017
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Episode # 33 is here!! In this episode, I speak with my Brother-in-Christ, Jesus Marrufo from El Paso, TX. Jesus is 61 years old and works as a Journeyman Lineman. He has been married for 36 years and has 3 Adult Children. So, what keeps Jesus’ fire burning for our Catholic Faith? He shares being around a Community of Amazing Men help keeps his fire burning. He shares that being around the Community helps his Spirituality grow. Jesus also attributes his Spiritual growth to his tremendous...

Duration:01:05:29

The John 3:30 Podcast - Episode 32 – Maria Elena Nunez

11/24/2017
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Episode # 32 is here!! In this episode, I speak with my Dear Mother!!! Maria Elena Nunez was born in Mexico and moved to the United States at a young age. Her and my Father have been married for 50 + years! She is highly active in her Parish in El Paso, TX and is responsible for lighting my fire for our Catholic Faith. So, what keeps my Mom’s fir burning for our Catholic Faith? She shares that she was recently installed as an Extraordinary Minister of The Eucharist. We learn about that...

Duration:01:06:12

The John 3:30 Podcast - Episode 31 - Judah Lozano

11/17/2017
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Episode # 31 is here!! In this episode, I speak with my Brother-In-Christ, Judah Lozano. He is 26 years old, from El Paso, TX. Judah is 4 weeks away from graduating from The University of Texas at El Paso with a Degree in Kinesiology. What keeps Judah’s fire burning for our Catholic Faith? He talks about saying YES to God in all things he is asked to do. He shares how Serving the Church helps keeps his Fire Burning. Judah Directed a Teen ACTS Retreat and also Serves as a Lector and...

Duration:00:50:59

The John 3:30 Podcast - Episode 30 – Amy Rubio

11/9/2017
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Episode # 30 is here! In this episode, I speak with Amy Rubio. She is 30 years old, from Victoria, TX. Amy spent a year with NET Ministries, she currently works for a Parish in the Archdiocese of San Antonio and is taking Masters Classes at The Oblate School of Theology. What keeps Amy’s fire burning for our Catholic Faith? Amy talk about making a Commitment to Prayer, she keeps a Prayer Journal. She shares how being in a Like-Minded Community also helps her stay close to her Faith. We...

Duration:01:00:59

The John 3:30 Podcast - Episode 29 – Peter Remmert

11/4/2017
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Episode # 29 is here! In this episode, I speak with Peter Remmert . He is a convert to Catholicism, retired. Peter credits The Shroud of Turin as a pivotal part of his conversion. We discuss The Shroud and cover a wide range of aspects of it. What is it? Why is it called The Shroud of Turin? We even talk about connections between Eucharistic Miracles and The Shroud of Turin!! It is safe to say that The Shroud of Turin keeps Peter’ fire burning for our Catholic Faith. Items mentioned on the...

Duration:01:00:41

The John 3:30 Podcast - Episode 28 – Tommy Sanders

10/27/2017
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Episode # 28 is here! In this episode, I speak with my friend and Brother-in-Christ, Tommy Sanders. He is 48 years old Husband to Bianca and Father to three children here on Earth and one waiting for him in Heaven. Tommy converted to Catholicism back in 2003. He credits his wife Bianca for bringing him to the Faith. What keeps Tommy’s fire burning for our Catholic Faith? He speaks about maintaining a consistent Adoration hour and strategically placing it in the middle of his work week. He...

Duration:01:04:59

The John 3:30 Podcast - Episode 27 - Camille and Rob Di Maio

10/20/2017
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Episode # 27 is here! Join me as I speak with my dear friends Camille and Rob Di Maio. They have been married for 20 years. Camille is a full time Author, who writes historical fiction novels. Rob runs a busy Real Estate Team and served our country in the Marine Corps. They both Homeschool their children. What keeps Camille and Rob’s fire burning for our Catholic Faith? Camille shares how attending an ACTS helped ignite her fire. Rob shares how much impact The Passion of The Christ has on...

Duration:01:11:29

The John 3:30 Podcast - Episode 26 – Jessica and Steve Rendon

10/20/2017
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Episode # 26 is here! Join me as I sit down and speak with Jessica and Steven Rendon. They are a Husband and Wife who have been married for 6 years. They are the parents of a daring little girl. Jessica and Steven are also known in the greater San Antonio area as Faith Rendered, a wonderful Music Ministry. They are Parishioners at St. Matthews Catholic Church in San Antonio, TX, where they help provide the Liturgical Music for their various Masses. What keeps their fire burning for our...

Duration:01:33:49

The John 3:30 Podcast - Episode 25 – Amy Calvet

10/13/2017
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Episode # 25 is here! Join me as I sit down and speak with Amy Calvet. She is a middle school Science teacher in San Antonio, TX. She was born in California and moved to San Antonio as a child. Amy is Cradle Catholic. Her grandmother was a major influence on her faith growing up, as well as her parents. What keeps Amy’s fire burning for our Catholic Faith? She has served in the Church since her childhood, as an Altar Server in her youth to an Extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist as an...

Duration:00:53:55

The John 3:30 Podcast - Episode 24 – Dr. Jeff Vista

10/6/2017
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Episode 24 is here!! In this episode, I speak to our Executive Producer Dr. Jeff Vista! He is a 51-year-old Husband, married for 26 years and Father of 3 Adult Children. Dr. Vista is a retired member of the United States Air Force after 25 years of Service, where he was trained as an ER Physician. He currently works in the Emergency Room Department at Duke University Hospital. In addition to his work at Duke, he records a Catholic Podcast Titled "Praystation Portable" since 2005. What...

Duration:00:59:59

The John 3:30 Podcast - Episode 3 – Sam Corona

9/29/2017
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Episode 23 is here!! In this episode, I speak with Sam Corona. Sam is a 38-year-old Husband and Father of 3 girls. He works as a Senior Developer and is an Parishioner of San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church, in El Paso, TX. He is a Catechist and Director of the upcoming Men’s English ACTS Retreat, which is happening November 9 -12, 2017 in El Paso, TX. What keeps Sam’s fire burning for our Catholic Faith? He shared the Women in his life (including Mother Mary) have played a big role in...

Duration:01:02:09

The John 3:30 Podcast - Episode 22 – Alan King and Eric Hinojosa

9/23/2017
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Episode 22 is here!! In this episode, I sit down and have a conversation with my two good friends and Brothers-in-Christ, Alan King and Eric Hinojosa. Alan is from El Paso, TX. He is married to Lydia and has one son Brian, who attends the University of Dallas. Eric is from Laredo, TX, married to Anna (who was attending her ACTS Retreat the weekend this episode was recorded!) and has two children: Ashley (She appeared on Episode 7) who currently attends The University of Dallas and Matthew...

Duration:01:06:59

The John 3:30 Podcast - Episode 21 – Angela

9/15/2017
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Episode 21 is here!! In this episode, I sit down and have a conversation with Angela. She is a cradle Catholic and a native to San Antonio. She questioned Catholicism before her Confirmation. Angela studied English communication arts, marketing, and theology. At one point in her life, she discerned a Religious life with the Daughters of Saint Paul. She was diagnosed with fibromyalgia and an autoimmune disorder in 2009. What keeps Angela’s fire burning for our Catholic Faith? She speaks...

Duration:01:10:37

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