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Ishpeming Catholic Podcast

Mar 18, 2021

The Gospel of God's love for the world sheds light on the meaning of suffering, for Christ so loved the world, he entered into our suffering and death, to fill it with his greater love and life in victorious resurrection.  In this episode, Father Ryan reflects on how the Gospel story of salvation gives meaning...

Mar 17, 2021

To celebrate St. Patrick, let's not only drink copious amounts of green beer.  Let's learn from his inspiring example and imitate his generosity in God's service!  In this episode, Father Ryan speaks of four lessons we can learn and apply to our life from St. Patrick's heroic life.

Mar 8, 2021

Today's saint is John of God, a Portuguese soldier who abandoned that life to care for the sick.  The Scripture reading for today is the washing of Naaman the Syrian, which foreshadows Christ's spiritual work in the Sacraments of Baptism and Reconciliation.

Mar 8, 2021

Jesus not only suffered for us - he also opens his suffering to us so we can participate in it, and join him in his work of restoration through reconciling love.  In this episode, Father Ryan explains how we can be sharers in the sufferings of Christ.

Mar 3, 2021

Jesus reveals the definitive meaning of suffering in his divine and crucified love.  As the innocent lamb who offered his life as an act of love to the Father and to us, he filled the gap between us and God with perfect goodness.  Jesus didn't deserve to suffer, but freely accepted it to show his divine love.  We're...