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The Campus Catholic

The Campus Catholic

By CampusCatholic
A podcast providing candid discussion on issues that Catholic Christian college students face. New episode every other Friday!
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Ep. 21: What is the Church Like in Other Parts of the World?
In this bonus episode in honor of Pentecost we interview three Franciscan friars, Savio, Shaju, and Roberto, on what the Catholic Church is like around the world and what unites us.
May 23, 2021
Ep. 20: How should we enter new beginnings?
Friar Ian and Jenna talk all things new beginnings with a special spotlight on Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton. This is our last episode of the season. The Campus Catholic plans to be back in August! Thanks for tuning in!!
April 30, 2021
Ep. 19: What is the Catholic response to immigrants and refugees?
We talk with college student Noberto on immigration and the Catholic Church. The lovely Mother Cabrini also makes an appearance as our Saint Spotlight!
April 16, 2021
Ep. 18: Who is God to you?
In this special episode, we interview various college students and ask who God is to them. We also spotlight Blessed Margaret of Castello!
April 02, 2021
Ep. 17: Do women have a place in the Church?
We talk all things women and the Church with sophomore Miranda Perkins. St. Clare of Assisi also makes a star appearance!
March 19, 2021
Ep. 16: Is Jesus on Facebook?
We sit down with our co-host, Maddie DeBaun, to talk social media and faith! Blessed Carlo Acutis also makes a guest appearance!
March 05, 2021
Ep. 15: Is there such a thing as a good or bad Catholic?
We talk with college student Braden Hogue on what it means to be Catholic and judgement within faith. Blessed Bartolo Longo also makes an appearance as our Saint Spotlight!
February 19, 2021
Ep. 14: Is there more than chocolate?
For this episode we chat with freshman Jacob Engle and dive into all things Lent! St. Margaret of Cortona also makes a lovely guest appearance!
February 05, 2021
Ep. 13: How does Jesus make things new?
We sit down for our first episode of season two with our new co-host, Maddie DeBaun! Jesus constantly allows us to be made new again, and we talk all about that in today’s episode! There is also a special guest appearance from our Saint Spotlight, Henri Nouwen.
January 22, 2021
Ep. 12: What are we thankful for?
Friar Ian and Jenna talk all things gratitude as well as what they have learned during their first season of podcasting! St. Therese of Lisieux makes an appearance as our spotlight! This is our last episode of the season. We will be returning for season 2 in January! Thanks for listening!
November 27, 2020
Ep. 11: Do Catholics worship Mary?
For this episode we sit down with junior college student Mary Goeppner to talk all things Mother Mary! St. Maximilian Kolbe also guest stars as our Saint Spotlight!
November 13, 2020
Ep. 10: What’s up with Días de los Muertos?
This episode dives deep into the beautiful holiday of Días de los Muertos! We interview Friar Mario Serrano who walks us through what the holiday means, how he celebrates, and it’s ties to the Catholic faith. Saint Juan Diego also makes a guest appearance as our spotlight this week!
October 30, 2020
Ep. 9: Why should Catholics care about voting?
We bring back college student John McGlone to talk about how voting fits into our faith. We also spotlight Saint Oscar Romero! Take a listen!
October 16, 2020
Ep. 8: How can we elevate conversation on LGBTQ and the Church?
Junior college student Annie King shares on how to have better conversations about the LGBTQ community and the church. We also spotlight Father Mychal Judge!
October 02, 2020
Mini-Episode: The Death Penalty
An open discussion on the death penalty and the recent executions happening in Terre Haute, Indiana.
September 24, 2020
Ep. 7: Is getting drunk a sin?
Join us for a conversation on all things drinking and the church with senior college student Amy Gasper! Amy offers insight on how to enjoy responsibly as well as wisdom from St. Thomas Aquinas, our Saint Spotlight for the week!
September 18, 2020
Ep. 6: How should we handle change?
We sit down with senior Maria Smith who dives into dealing with change and the graces that come with it. A few laughs, a guest appearance from St. Ignatius of Loyola, and God sightings makes for a great episode. Take a listen!
September 04, 2020
Ep. 5: Why should we serve?
We sit down with college student Nick Barr to talk about the value of serving others! Mother Teresa also makes a guest appearance as our Saint Spotlight!
August 21, 2020
Ep. 4: Why are we called to protect the environment?
Join our conversation with college student John McGlone as we talk about all things environment, discuss Pope Francis’ encyclical, and spotlight St. Kateri Tekakwitha!
August 07, 2020
Ep. 3: How should we handle suffering?
Today we talk with college student Katie Auer on how to handle suffering. We dive into the power of the Crucifixion and God’s love, as well as show case Saints Damien and Mary Ann
July 24, 2020
Ep. 2: How should we stand up for racial justice?
In this episode we talk with college student Alondra Ramirez on how we can advocate for racial justice. She recommends two books: “White Fragility” by Robin Diangelo and “So you want to talk about race?” by Ijeoma Olulo. We also spotlight St. Josephine Bakhita.
July 10, 2020
Ep 1: How do you keep your faith alive in college?
A discussion on how to discover and embrace faith as a young person, as well as the importance of God meeting us where we are! With a guest appearance from St. Augustine!
June 26, 2020