The Bellarmine Forum Podcast

Brebeuf Jesuit Prep in Detente with the Devil versus How to be Humble in the Month of Pride – BFP014

Two Jesuit-educated alums consider whether the Society of Jesus is marching under “the other standard”, secularization, how to find refuge and thrive in the devil’s world we find ourselves in today.

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March On Christian Soldier in the Victory Parade of Corpus Christi – BFP013

Corpus Christi is a prefigurement of that parade we’ll be part of in Heaven. Topics include: “Clinging to the ashes of the past” — You can have you latin, but just not in the Mass — the “eucharist” is a verb (!) — Priest on Twitter who wonders if people make an idol of the Blessed Sacrament

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On St. Joseph, Updates, and Another Podcast Feed for Shorts or keep it all together? BFP012

A short update episode with a great passage on St. Joseph, for his feast day today. What to do if you are in an area with no good option for Mass and the Sacraments.

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Detente with the Devil and Stagnation of the Church… How Bridges, Margins, Dreamers, and Fear of Schism Have Subverted Our Faith: BFP011

https://media.blubrry.com/bellarmineforumpodcast/p/bellarmineforum.podbean.com/mf/play/89uyzc/eforumpodcast_bellarmineforum_org_wp-content_uploads_2018_05_BFP-011-Detente-with-the-Devil-and-Stagnation-of-the-Church_-How-Bridges-Margins-Dreamers-and-Fear-of-Schism-Have-Subverted-Our-Faith.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadYour host, John B. Manos, discusses how the fear of causing schism, offending people, or driving people out of the Church has caused us to become comfortable with error in the Church.  This is the detent with the Devil at the table.  In this stagnation, he covers some of…

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The Baptism of Fire: Why Protestants Think They Don’t Purgatory, But Catholics Do with Landon DePasquale: BFP 010

https://media.blubrry.com/bellarmineforumpodcast/p/bellarmineforum.podbean.com/mf/play/dx38ji/bellarmineforumpodcast_bellarmineforum_org_wp-content_uploads_2017_11_BFP-010-Why-Protestants-dont-need-Purgatory-but-Catholics-do-with-Landon-DePasquale.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadEver wondered why purgatory is so messy?  And why do Protestants think it is wrong? Join in the discussion with Landon DePasquale and John Manos on Purgatory, Luther, and the Fr. Weinandy departure from the USCCB. St. Ambrose of Milan described it: “Before the resurrected lies a fire, which…

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Kick in the Pants on the Four Last Things: BFP NOV17

https://media.blubrry.com/bellarmineforumpodcast/p/bellarmineforum.podbean.com/mf/play/3f2ru9/bellarmineforumpodcast_bellarmineforum_org_wp-content_uploads_2017_11_BFP-NOV17-kick-in-the-pants-on-the-four-last-things.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn today’s “prepper” society, we are often told to prepare for calamity by purchasing survival rations, and exchanging our cash for gold. That’s because they want us to be ready for the calamities they believe are inevitable. The Church has always had a “prepper” society, though. With November, when…

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Fr. Hardon on How to Bring Lapsed Catholics back to the Church: BFP 009

https://media.blubrry.com/bellarmineforumpodcast/p/bellarmineforum.podbean.com/mf/play/7ttz8p/bellarmineforumpodcast_bellarmineforum_org_wp-content_uploads_2017_10_BFP-009-Fr_-Hardon-on-How-to-Bring-Lapsed-Catholics-back-to-the-Church.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadChances are you know many lapsed Catholics in your life. The statistics would suggest we each know at least four. I bet you know many more. So how do we get them back into the pews? How do we get them reconciled with God and living a life of…

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On a Mission from God… Literally! with Father John Paul Zeller MFVA: BFP 008

https://media.blubrry.com/bellarmineforumpodcast/p/bellarmineforum.podbean.com/mf/play/s5a46q/bellarmineforumpodcast_bellarmineforum_org_wp-content_uploads_2017_10_bfp-008-on-a-mission-from-God_-Literally-Fr_-John-Paul-Zeller-MFVA.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThere’s only 125 of these priests in the United States.  And there’s only a few over a 1000 worldwide.  Father John Paul Zeller MFVA joins John Manos on today’s episode to discuss confession, God’s mercy, and the special graces given to him by a Papal mandate. Father John Paul…

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Sr. Rita Marie on Whether We are Done with Fatima and How Pius X Nailed it: BFP 007

https://media.blubrry.com/bellarmineforumpodcast/p/bellarmineforum.podbean.com/mf/play/grq9jw/bellarmineforumpodcast_bellarmineforum_org_wp-content_uploads_2017_10_BFP-007-Sr_-Rita-Marie-on-whether-we-are-done-with-Fatima.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOn the eve of the 100th anniversary of the last Fatima apparition, Sr. Rita Marie, a Sister Servant of the Eternal Word, joins us to discuss whether we are done with Fatima. She details many things about Portugal in 1917 that you never hear anyone discuss. These give a…

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Surviving Depressing Church News, Doom Porn, and Spiritual Vampires: BFP 006

https://media.blubrry.com/bellarmineforumpodcast/p/bellarmineforum.podbean.com/mf/play/s2zven/bellarmineforumpodcast_bellarmineforum_org_wp-content_uploads_2017_10_BFP-006-DePasquale-on-depressing-Church-news.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn episode 6, Landon DePasquale and John B. Manos talk about the drag that depressing Church news can have on one’s spiritual life and how to avoid it. You may not even realize how this problem creeps into your life… Spiritual vampires and how they suck all the energy…

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