St. Philip Institute Podcast

A podcast on how to teach the Catholic faith

The St. Philip Institute Podcast is filmed on site in our studio and features members of the institute and Bishop Joseph Strickland himself discussing how to teach the Catholic faith to our families and friends. Each episode focuses on a teaching of the Catholic Church and how it relates to real life. Three teams of hosts cover all seasons of life: Mikki Sciba and Deanna Johnston talk about raising young families, Doug Barry and Fr. Justin Braun discuss issues of importance to men who are living the life of faith, and Dr. Stacy Trasancos and Bishop Joseph Strickland talk about connecting theology to the journey of faith as we mature and seek wisdom. Watch for new episodes every Wednesday!

Your Blue Flame

Jennifer Fulwiler is a mom of 6 as well as an author, podcaster, and stand-up comedian. She is also a convert to the Catholic Faith, a journey she chronicles in her award-winning book, “Something Other Than God”. This week she joins Bishop Strickland and Institute staff members to discuss her latest book, “Your Blue Flame”, and the importance of pursuing the things that make you joyful.

Teen Girls and Anxiety

For teenage girls, peer pressure has gone from local to global. Bishop Strickland and Dr. Stacy sit down to talk with Board Certified Licensed Professional Counselor, Simone Key, from Stella Maris Christian counseling about how to begin to deal with overwhelming anxiety in our teen girls. This is a much needed conversation we plan to continue.

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Hope to Die

Dr. Scott Hahn is a Professor of Biblical Theology at the Franciscan University of Steubenville in Steubenville, Ohio and a convert to the Catholic Faith who is widely known for his great love for the Sacred Scriptures. This week he joins Bishop Strickland and Dr. Trasancos on the St. Philip Institute Podcast to discuss his latest book – Hope to Die – an analysis of the uniquely Christian belief in the Resurrection of the Body.

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One Wrong Righted

Ms. Debi Vinnedge returns to the St. Philip Institute Podcast to discuss some good news for the pro-life cause! Join Debi, Bishop Strickland, and Stacy as they discuss the significance of the latest news from Sanofi Pasteur – a pharmaceutical giant which has just discontinued the development of a vaccine made from aborted fetal tissue.

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The Constitution on Teaching

Bishop Strickland promulgated the Constitution on Teaching 3 years ago in May of 2017. Dr Stacy Trasancos, Executive Director of the St. Philip Institute, sits down with two other Institute staff members to discuss what makes this such a visionary teaching document for the New Evangelization.

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Autonomy of Worship

Dan Burke, President of the Avila Institute and former President of EWTN News, is this week’s special guest on the St. Philip Institute Podcast. He shares his experience of contracting and recovering from Coronavirus and how it had a profound spiritual impact on him. Dan, Bishop Strickland, and Stacy also discuss the impact governmental responses to the virus have had on our free autonomy to worship.

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Shady Business Interests, Abortion, & Vaccines

Ms Debi Vinnedge, pro-life & ethical vaccine campaigner, joins Bishop Strickland and Dr. Trasancos on the St. Philip Institute Podcast. In the wake of Archbishop Viganò’s public letter, “Appeal for the Church and the World”, they discuss the use of aborted fetal tissue in the development of a new COVID-19 vaccine and what Catholics can do to stand against this moral evil. 

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Shady Business Interests, Abortion, & Vaccines

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Consecration to St. Joseph

Fr. Donald Calloway joins Bishop Strickland and Dr. Trasancos on the St. Philip Institute Podcast to discuss his latest book, Consecration to St. Joseph! They discuss why devotion to St. Joseph is so relevant for our time and how he is a worthy role model for all Catholic men. 

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Consecration to St. Joseph

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Right the Wrong

Bishop Joseph Strickland recently promulgated a pastoral letter “On the Ethical Development of COVID-19 Vaccine.” He called for the vaccine for COVID-19 to be developed without the use of aborted children. Stacy Trasancos, Director of the St. Philip Institute, and Deacon Keith Fournier, Board Member, discuss the significance of this historic letter. 

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