iPadre #186 – The Gift of Celibate Love

One of the most discussed and contested issues relating to the priesthood is celibacy.  In this episode, I have the vocation director from my diocese speak about this beautiful gift to the Church. – Music: “Made For You” by Tara … Continue reading

iPadre #184 – A Priest Forever

In this episode, I share a talk on the permanence of the priesthood and cover some feedback – Music: “Forever” by Take No Glory – Effective Faith, Faith That Makes A Difference by Bishop Thomas J. Tobin cast (at) iPadre (dot) … Continue reading

iPadre #182 – Year For Priests

In this episode, I share a talk I gave this Lent on the Priesthood and Year For Priests, feedback from a man close to ordination to the priesthood, a dispensation from abstinence on the Solemnity of St. Joseph and a … Continue reading

iPadre #180 – Strong, Loving, Wise

Last week, I had the opportunity to sit down with the Most Rev. Thomas J. Tobin, Bishop of Providence.  Bishop Tobin and I talked about his vocation to the priesthood and his newly released book “Effective Faith, Faith That Makes … Continue reading