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A Reason for Hope

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Array of Hope presents A Reason for Hope, a podcast that explores the Catholic Faith and the teachings of their patron St. John Paul II in a way that is fun, relevant, and engaging. Join Mario Costabile and Dr. David Hajduk each week, in addition to special notable guests, for an audio journey aimed to inform, inspire, and awaken hearts.

Array of Hope presents A Reason for Hope, a podcast that explores the Catholic Faith and the teachings of their patron St. John Paul II in a way that is fun, relevant, and engaging. Join Mario Costabile and Dr. David Hajduk each week, in addition to special notable guests, for an audio journey aimed to inform, inspire, and awaken hearts.

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United States

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Array of Hope presents A Reason for Hope, a podcast that explores the Catholic Faith and the teachings of their patron St. John Paul II in a way that is fun, relevant, and engaging. Join Mario Costabile and Dr. David Hajduk each week, in addition to special notable guests, for an audio journey aimed to inform, inspire, and awaken hearts.

Language:

English


Episodes

CANDID - Advent Series 2022, Pt. 2

12/5/2022
Advent Series 2022, Pt. 2: The word “Advent” means “coming” or “arrival.” While we tend to focus on the coming of the Son of God as a child at Christmas, Advent is traditionally a penitential season that is supposed to make us ready to meet the Lord at His second coming. This Advent series by Dr. David Hajduk, Array of Hope’s Director of Theology, reflects on the Final Advent of the Lord - the Last Judgment. This second part explores questions like “What will the appearance of the Lord be...

Duration:00:11:52

'What Conscience Is (And Isn't) And How to Form It' with Dr. Matthew Levering

11/28/2022
What Conscience Is (And Isn't) And How to Form It: In this episode, we hear the story of Dr. Matthew Levering, internationally renowned Catholic theologian, author or editor of over 30 books, and convert from Quakerism. We discuss common misunderstandings of “conscience” and what it means to “follow your conscience.” We also consider the role of a theologian, and Dr. Levering’s work to advance the genuine teachings of the Second Vatican Council. -- About Dr. Matthew Levering Matthew...

Duration:00:47:36

CANDID - Advent Series 2022, Pt. 1

11/21/2022
Advent Series 2022, Pt. 1: The word “Advent” means “coming” or “arrival.” While we tend to focus on the coming of the Son of God as a child at Christmas, Advent is traditionally a penitential season that is supposed to make us ready to meet the Lord at His second coming. This Advent series by Dr. David Hajduk, Array of Hope’s Director of Theology, reflects on the Final Advent of the Lord - the Last Judgment. This first part explores questions like “Why is there a general judgment at the end...

Duration:00:15:48

'What Is the Role of a Bishop?' with Bp. Joseph Strickland

11/14/2022
What Is the Role of a Bishop?: In this episode, we hear the story of Bishop Joseph Strickland, the Bishop of the Diocese of Tyler, Texas, host of the Bishop Strickland Show, and outspoken advocate of Catholic orthodoxy in a time of doctrinal confusion. We discuss the vocation and role of the Bishop to teach, to govern, and to sanctify, the importance of true devotion to the Blessed Sacrament, as well as Bishop Strickland’s efforts to have his diocese be a model teaching diocese. -- About...

Duration:00:52:30

CANDID - Are Soulmates Real?

11/7/2022
CANDID - Are Soulmates Real?: In this first CANDID episode of Season 3, the team (Alanis, Jack, Jimmy, and Ryan) discusses the concept of soulmates. Where does this idea come from? Is it based in Christianity? Are soulmates—i.e. perfect life partners—real? Tune in to discover the Platonic origin of soulmates and what the CANDID crew thinks about its philosophical validity! -- Visit our website: https://arrayofhope.org/ Sign up for FREE on the Array of Hope Channel...

Duration:00:21:44

'True Beauty' with Leah Darrow

10/31/2022
True Beauty: In this episode, we hear the story of Leah Darrow - a former reality TV model turned international Catholic speaker, life-coach, author, and podcaster. We discuss True Beauty and how the very notion of beauty has become distorted in our culture. We also discuss Leah’s work to help women reach their God-given potential through her initiatives Lux University and Power Made Perfect. -- About Leah Darrow Leah Darrow is an international Catholic speaker that dares her audience to...

Duration:00:53:41

A Reason for Hope - Season 3 Trailer

10/20/2022
Host: Mario Costabile Cohost: Dr. David Hajduk Visit our website: https://arrayofhope.org/ Sign up for FREE on the Array of Hope Channel app: https://watch.arrayofhope.net/ Available on Apple TV, Roku, iOS, and Android mobile devices. Follow Array of Hope on: Facebook: @ArrayofHopeEvent Instagram: @arrayofhopeshow Twitter: @arrayofhopeshow Snapchat: @arrayofhope Listen to Array of Hope's music on your streaming platform of choice: https://lnk.to/arrayofhope Follow Array of Hope...

Duration:00:01:46

Remembering Alice von Hildebrand

6/20/2022
This past year we witnessed the passing of Alice von Hildebrand, Catholic philosopher and author, and wife of one of the foremost theologians and philosophers of the 20th century, Dietrich von Hildebrand. In this podcast episode we share portions of an interview with Alice conducted by Mario Costabile several years ago, as a tribute to this amazing and influential Catholic woman. Alice discusses her concerns about the state of education, the breakdown of the family and the contemporary...

Duration:00:33:21

'Loved As I Am' with Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT

6/13/2022
Loved As I Am: In this episode, our conversation is with Sister Miriam James Heidland, SOLT - popular speaker and religious sister of the Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity. Sister Miriam is known for her powerful witness and profound wisdom. She can be found speaking internationally at conferences and retreats, working with the John Paul II Healing Center, and co-hosting the popular podcast Abiding Together. We discuss how God delights in bringing us to wholeness, how shame often...

Duration:00:46:38

CANDID - Can There Be Married Priests?

6/6/2022
CANDID - Can There Be Married Priests?: On today’s episode of candid the crew sat down with priest, author, and theologian Fr. Dwight Longenecker to talk about the culture, Church teaching, and the many distractions that can persuade us from keeping our eyes on Christ. -- Visit our website: https://arrayofhope.org/ Sign up for FREE on the Array of Hope Channel app: https://watch.arrayofhope.net/ Available on Apple TV, Roku, iOS, and Android mobile devices. Follow Array of Hope...

Duration:00:42:58

'Why Study Theology?' with Dr. Andrew Swafford

5/30/2022
Why Study Theology?: In this episode, we discuss how learning more about the Bible and Catholic teaching can inspire our faith, and how we can effectively communicate the Catholic Faith to those who may not have a firm religious foundation. Our conversation is with Dr. Andrew Swafford, Professor of Theology at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, popular speaker and author, and general editor and contributor to The Great Adventure Catholic Bible, upon which Fr. Mike Schmitz's The Bible...

Duration:00:47:45

CANDID - "It Ain't Cool to be Catholic"

5/23/2022
CANDID - “It Ain’t Cool to be Catholic”: Mariama, Ryan, and Jack discuss the misguided stereotypes surrounding the Catholic faith, and how being Catholic can often be seen as a joke or culturally outdated. They also dive into why this perception has manifested itself and why people are sometimes averse to Catholicism. -- Visit our website: https://arrayofhope.org/ Sign up for FREE on the Array of Hope Channel app: https://watch.arrayofhope.net/ Available on Apple TV, Roku, iOS, and...

Duration:00:24:38

'What's the Devil's Strategy?' with Fr. Vincent Lampert

5/16/2022
What's the Devil's Strategy?: In this episode, we hear from priest and exorcist Fr. Vincent Lampert. He has been the exorcist for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis since 2005, and presently receives over 3,500 emails, phone calls, or letters a year from people of various faiths (or no faith at all) seeking help from the Church against demonic forces, in addition to pastoring two parishes. Fr. Vincent speaks publicly about his ministry, gives many interviews, and has authored the book Exorcism:...

Duration:00:54:08

CANDID - Music, Media, and Culture

5/9/2022
Music, Media, and Culture: In this episode of Candid Ryan, Mariama, and Jack discuss the importance of beauty and how art impacts our mental, emotional, and spiritual lives. -- Visit our website: https://arrayofhope.org/ Sign up for FREE on the Array of Hope Channel app: https://watch.arrayofhope.net/ Available on Apple TV, Roku, iOS, and Android mobile devices. Follow Array of Hope on: Facebook: @ArrayofHopeEvent Instagram: @arrayofhopeshow Twitter: @arrayofhopeshow Snapchat:...

Duration:00:30:27

'We are Broken and Beautiful' with Jake & Heather Khym

5/2/2022
We are Broken and Beautiful: In this episode, we hear from Jake and Heather Khym. Jake incorporates the insights of St. John Paul II's Theology of the Body into his work as a private counselor and co-hosts the popular podcasts Restore the Glory and Way of the Heart. Heather is a popular speaker and author and the co-host of the internationally popular podcast Abiding Together. Jake and Heather are the co-founders of Life Restoration Ministries which seeks to create environments of encounter...

Duration:00:49:27

CANDID - Inside the Vatican: The Life of a Swiss Guard

4/25/2022
The Candid Crew sits down with a former Swiss Guard, Yves Frei, and asks him about his experience serving with the Francis Pontificate, the role of the Swiss Guard, and his personal journey of faith so far. -- Visit our website: https://arrayofhope.org/ Sign up for FREE on the Array of Hope Channel app: https://watch.arrayofhope.net/ Available on Apple TV, Roku, iOS, and Android mobile devices. Follow Array of Hope on: Facebook: @ArrayofHopeEvent Instagram:...

Duration:00:32:02

'Can Faith and Science Be Friends?' with Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J.

4/18/2022
Can Faith and Science Be Friends?: In this episode, we hear from Catholic priest, apologist, and former President of Gonzaga University Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J. We learn about his own intellectual journey to find reasons to support the faith of his childhood, how God's grace guided that quest, how the Lord led him to the priesthood and the Jesuits, and about his passion to share solid scientific and philosophical evidence for the teachings of the Catholic Faith. Fr. Spitzer does this through...

Duration:00:55:57

CANDID - Almsgiving (Lenten Series 2022)

4/11/2022
In this AR4H CANDID episode, Dr. David Hajduk talks about the last of the three Lenten disciplines – almsgiving – and how it is the remedy for the lust of the eyes, that disordered desire for possessions and wealth that makes us seek comfort and security above all else. -- Visit our website: https://arrayofhope.org/ Sign up for Easter of Hope HERE! Sign up for FREE on the Array of Hope Channel app: https://watch.arrayofhope.net/ Available on Apple TV, Roku, iOS, and Android mobile...

Duration:00:09:44

'How Can I Find Healing?' with Dr. Bob Schuchts

4/4/2022
In this episode, we hear from Catholic psychologist, speaker, and author Dr. Bob Schuchts. We learn about his own path to healing and restoration, as well as how the teaching of St. John Paul II's Theology of the Body transformed his approach to his work as a professional psychologist, and led to the founding of the John Paul II Healing Center. We also discuss the fundamental source of our brokenness and need for healing - original sin - and how true and total healing only comes through...

Duration:00:46:28

CANDID - Prayer (Lenten Series 2022)

3/28/2022
In this AR4H CANDID episode, Dr. David Hajduk talks about the second of the three Lenten disciplines – prayer – and how it is the remedy for the Pride of Life, that disordered desire for power that flows from the sinful pride that plagues us even in very subtle ways. Check out last week’s podcast on the first of the three Lenten disciplines… fasting! Visit our website: https://arrayofhope.org/ Sign up for Easter of Hope HERE! Sign up for FREE on the Array of Hope Channel...

Duration:00:07:58