Cathoholics

Cathoholics

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A Catholic podcast for millennials, by millennials.

Hosted by Jacinta Florence.
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43. YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF CATHOHOLICS
Today marks ONE YEAR that Cathoholics has been in existance ! In this episode Val and I chat about episode we have done in the past and what we have to look forward to with the podcast! Intro Song: Particle House, "I Don't Mind." 
35:01
July 2, 2020
S3, EP 42: Kiki the Brave!
This week I get to chat with my friend Kiki, who is a chastity speaker for Culture Project International. Kiki and I chat about authentic beauty as a woman and she gets real and vulnerable about her struggles with an eating disorder and a negative self-image. She offers practical tips on how to see ourselves as God sees us as beautiful images of the Father. Kiki is a ray of sunshine so I'm sure you will enjoy this episode! Connect with Kiki on instagram: kikiiithebrave connect with her work instagram: thecultureprojectintl Intro song: Particle House, "I Don't Mind."  Leaving a rating!! 
42:00
May 15, 2020
S3 EP 41: No public mass til further notice....
This week we are back for round 2 with Molly and Catherine as we chat about our personal experience and processing of what its like to not be able to attend the sacraments. In this episode we cover the importance of obedience, devotion to the Holy Spirit, and an increase of longing for the eucharist. We hope you enjoy this episode!  Check out "The Wild Goose Series," on formed.org Intro Song: Particle House, "I Don't Mind."  Thanks for listening and please leave a rating! 
34:27
May 8, 2020
S3, EP 40: Living Communal Life
This week I get to chat with my friends, Molly Anderson and Catherine Gilmore about the importance of finding authentic community. In this episode we share our own experiences of being formed in community whether in college or grad school and seeking authentic community out as a young adult. We offer our own insights on how we worked hard to find the friends that we have in St. Louis, and how it's worth it to put the work in in order to find real authentic community.  Enjoy this episode and leaving a rating! Intro Song: Particle House, "I Don't Mind." 
49:58
May 1, 2020
S3, EP 39: An Atheist's Perspective on Pro-Life with Joe Beggs
This week I chat with Joe Beggs on how to dialogue with pro-choice minded individuals on abortion from an atheist's perspective. Joe is a Dual-Degree Engineering Student who has a BA in biophysics from Grinnell College in Iowa and is now earning a BS in biomedical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis. Since he began school at Washington University, Joe has founded two start-ups: one called HIVE that is focused on improving medication compliance to at-home IV antibiotic therapies, and the other called GenAssist that is commercializing an implantable protein sponge that can regrow muscle following traumatic muscle loss. He's also pursuing two other projects to wirelessly power wearable devices and dissolvable electric nerve blockers. Last year, he built brain-computer interfaces at Washington University School of Medicine and was Vice-President of the Biomedical Engineering Society. He's also going to come up with a cure for Coronavirus. Enjoy this episode.  To hear more from Joe, check out his recent Ted talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zy6K8Q3j85g&t=460s  Intro song: Particle House, "I Don't Mind."  Leave a rating!! 
56:53
April 24, 2020
S3, EP 38: Fear, the Coronavirus, and Mission with Ben Hoyer
This week I chat with my friend Ben Hoyer from Denver, Colorado. We recorded this episode on 3.17, St. Patty's day and chat about our thoughts on the Coronavirus. Ben shares with us St. Thomas Aquinas' teachings on the three types of fear in relation with the current pandemic. He also goes into detail on his work that he's doing with SOCA (Souls of the Christian Apostolate) and the importance of his mission in raising up interior apostles.  To learn more about mental prayer and SOCA Apostolate please visit:  https://socapostolate.org Visit iTunes: Souls of the Christian Apostolate Podcast Download the SOCA app: SOCA Rule - An app created to help you build your spiritual life through mental prayer, tracking, and accountability. opening song: Particle House, "I Don't Mind." Thanks for tuning in and don't forget to leave a rating!
50:13
April 14, 2020
S3: EP 37, Ditching Netflix during Quarantine with Liz Slaten
This week I get to chat with Liz Slaten! Liz is the Director of Evangelization and Catechesis at a parish in the Diocese of Tyler.  She grew up in east Texas, and you'll hear it in her lovely accent! Liz also studied History and Philosophy at a Catholic College in Virginia and attained Masters in Leadership for the New Evangelization at the Augustine Institute.  During this episode we chat about how to do true leisure during a time where we'd be tempted to binge watch Netflix.  Follow Liz on Instagram for inspiration on scripture, theology, and living out your faith: @liz.slaten Online Conferences: Stacey Sumereau's Be Not Afraid Online Conference. Register here: https://www.staceysumereau.com/be-not-afraid-conference  Intro Song: Particle House "I Don't Mind" 
31:57
April 3, 2020
BONUS EPISODE: Rewrite Your Script with Chris Stefanick
This week I get to chat with Chris Stefanick! Chris is the founder of Real Life Catholic, a nonprofit organization dedicated to reengaging a generation. He speaks to over 50,000 people a year and is the author of many books and resources, including Chosen: Your Journey Toward Confirmation. Chris is also the host of EWTN’s Real Life Catholic. Most importantly, Chris is a proud husband to Natalie, and father of six beautiful children. He also recently launched a new coaching program called, "I Am_." This 30 day course helps individuals to re-write the script or lies that they believe about or have been telling themselves as a result of past wounds or failures. To check out this life altering program please visit www.realifecatholic.com  Connect with Chris:  Facebook: Chris Stefanick Instagram: Chris Stefanick or Text RLC to 44144 to subscribe to the Real Life Catholic Newsletter Enjoy this BONUS Episode and leave a rating! Intro Song: Particle House "I Don't Mind" 
15:05
March 26, 2020
S3, EP 35: Born to Build a Home with Mike Mangione
This week I chat with Mike Mangione, who travels the world playing music in his band and with the Theology of the Body Institute. In this episode I chat with Mike about how he started out living in a van for two years playing music across the United States. He offers insights into his creative process for his albums as well as the role that the arts play in evangelization through truth, goodness, and beauty.  Enjoy this episode! To book Mike for a concert check out www.mikemangione.com Instagram: mangionemusic 
42:12
March 20, 2020
S3, EP: 34 The Corona Virus and Lent
Hey Friends! I thought I would do a special episode since everyone is cooped up due to Corona Virus. These are my thoughts on the Gospel of John 4 from Sunday's reading in conjunction with prayer, fasting, and almsgiving for lent. We've got plenty of extra penances now that Corona Pandemic is happening. Use this time to pray and stay safe out there. Peace!  Leave a rating! Opening song: Particle House, "I Don't Mind." 
38:42
March 17, 2020
S3, EP 33: Food Hacks and Building Apps with Will Morrison
This week I chat with my friend Will who talks about his line of working computer science and how he was invited to attend a hackathon at the Vatican. He was one out of 120 people who were invited to the Vatican Hackathon. His story is pretty great, but out banter about food in the first 20 minutes is also pretty great. Will is a foodie, so if you are looking for his suggestions on where to get the best taco in St. Louis, he's got you covered. Enjoy this episode!  Leave me a rating!  Intro song: Particle House, "I Don't Mind." 
54:17
March 13, 2020
S3, EP 32: Soul of the Apostolate with Kevin Roerty
This week we have Kevin Roerty on the podcast. Kevin and I chat about his ministry, Souls of the Christian Apostolate or SOCA which is based out of Denver, Colorado and focuses on being an interior apostle in order to win interior apostles. Kevin shares a bit of his own faith journey and how his encounter with the Latin Mass drew him into a rich prayer life. Kevin offers tips on how to get started with mental prayer and contemplation. I learned a lot about prayer from this conversation! Enjoy this episode!  To learn more about mental prayer and Kevin's apostolate visit https://socapostolate.org Visit iTunes: Souls of the Christian Apostolate Podcast Download the SOCA app: SOCA Rule - An app created to help you build your spiritual life through mental prayer, tracking, and accountability.  opening song: Particle House, "I Don't Mind."  Thanks for tuning in and don't forget to leave a rating!
1:18:11
March 6, 2020
S3: EP 31, Taking down the Goliath of Cancer with Kevin Peck
This week I talk with Kevin Peck who is the campus minister at UMSL and Webster University and also has an amazing story. Kevin shares with our listeners his journey in dealing with cancer and how he was miraculously healed of cancer on an Ignatian retreat. Enjoy this episode! 
1:06:00
February 28, 2020
S3, EP 30: Prayer. Fasting. & Almsgiving with Angela Richard
Thanks for tuning in to listen to episode 30! With Lent right around the corner I get to speak with my lovely friend, Angela Richard as we offer tips for a successful Lent. Angela works as the Young Adult Coordinator for the Archdiocese of St. Louis and offers superb advice on what to give up or do more of for this season of Lent. Enjoy our sanguine banter and this episode!  Opening song: "Particle House: I don't mind." 
48:53
February 21, 2020
S2, EP 29: Molly's Story: Breaking Free From Anger
This week I interview my friend Molly who shares her faith journey and how she use to give in to anger to the point of getting into frequent fights with people at bars. Molly doesn't hold back in this episode and is extremely raw in how she shares the details of her testimony. This episode is powerful in that it shows the transformative power that God has in our lives, especially in Molly's. Thanks for tuning in and don't forget to leave us a rating in iTunes!  Intro song: "I don't mind," by Particle House
46:36
February 14, 2020
S2, EP 28: Tips for Discernment from a Former Broadway Actress
This week I interview the beautiful Stacey Sumereau who is a wife, mother and podcast host of the "Called and Caffeinated," podcast. During this episode Stacey talks about her days as a former Broadway Actress and how she discerned to be a sister at one point in her life. Stacey offers tips for discernment of one's calling and also everyday life. This episode is beneficial whether you are single, dating, or discerning a religious vocation. Enjoy! Connect with Stacey: Gram: staceysumereau Website: www.staceysumerau.com Podcast: Called and Caffeinated
53:37
February 7, 2020
S2, EP 27: How to Heal from Your Parents' Separation or Divorce
Today I have Joey Pontarelli on the show! Joey is my friend from Denver who will be discussing his ministry Restored. As a child of divorce, Joey Pontarelli started Restored to help other children of divorce. Restored creates content that gives practical advice to teens and young adults on how to cope and heal after the trauma of their parents’ divorce or separation, so they can feel whole again. He’s spoken across the U.S. and abroad. His articles have been featured on the Chastity Project, FOCUS, and Shalom Tidings Magazine. Joey lives in Colorado with his wife, Brigid. To book Joey for a talk please visit restoredministry.com  Also check out Joey's podcast: Restored: Helping Children of Divorce Thanks for listening!
51:07
January 22, 2020
Season 2, EP: 26 Desire and Pain with Lucas Prize
Today I have a friend of mine, Lucas Prize on the show who is from the St. Louis area. Lucas shares with us a little bit about his faith journey and how difficult moments of purification can reorder our desires. Enjoy the depth of convo and the banter!!! Opening song: Open Up by The Brilliance
43:08
January 15, 2020
Season 2, EP 25: Ditching the iPhone with TJ Cusack
Today I speak with my good friend TJ Cusack from Philadelphia. TJ works at Temple University and teaches some classes there, go owls. He will be sharing his journey on how he got rid of his smart phone and traded it in for a flip phone and how his relationships have grown as a result of this change. You can follow TJ on the gram at @tminaj1  Thanks for listening!
46:14
January 8, 2020
Season 2, EP 24: Peace out 2019 with Valerie!
This week we have Valerie back on the podcast! Val and I talk about and reflect on how crazy 2019 has been for both of us and how God brought us together. Our story of how we became friends and ended up in both STL and in Denver is pretty unique.  You will love this episode if you have been a listener from the beginning! Also, Valerie poses a challenge to me that if I can get Matt Maher on the podcast, she will return as a regular contributor! Enjoy this episode and peace out 2019! 
41:32
December 30, 2019
Season 2, Ep 23: Babies and Dreams with Leah Darrow
Today I have Leah Darrow on the podcast! Leah is a former contestant on America's Next Top Model, a wife to her husband, Mom to four kids and one on the way. She's an international speaker and evangelist and recently started the LUX app which is a Catholic app for women who want to grow in their faith. On this episode, Leah and I talk about following our dreams and how not to give up when failure ensues. Leah says, "Failure should not be a roadblock to success." We also talk about evangelization and mission. Leah is a straight shooter, hence the title, "Keeping it Real," so you'll enjoy this episode. Connect with Leah at luxuniversity.com; Also follow her on the gram at Leah.darrow 
49:27
December 23, 2019
Season 2: Ep. 22: The Dating Blueprint with Jason Evert
Today I have Jason Evert on the show! Jason travels the globe speaking to young people on the virtue of chastity. He’s spoken on 6 continents and to over one million teens. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including how to find your soulmate without losing your soul, raising pure teens and his latest book which we will be discussing today, “The Dating Blueprint: What she wants you to know about dating, but will never tell you.” During this interview Jason gives guys specifics on how to pursue dating, as well as advice for singles, engaged couples, and how to break free from the vice of pornography. To connect with Jason and to purchase one of his books visit www.chastity.com Instagram: Jason Evert Facebook: Jason and Crystalina Evert Enjoy this episode! 
48:52
December 16, 2019
Season 2, Episode 21: The Waiting is the Hardest Part.
Hi Friends! This week it's just ME talking to ya'll about advent and how to approach this season of waiting. In this episode I share tips on how to trust God and I also discuss John 4. Thanks for tuning in! 
20:26
December 9, 2019
Season 2, EP 20: The Benefits of Living out Chastity
This week I interview my good friend, Mary Nordhal who is the Director of Generation Life, based out of Philadelphia. Generation Life is a movement of young people committed to building a culture of life by spreading the pro life and chastity messages to other young people. Mary shares how living out the virtue of chastity has lead her to her vocation to marriage! Connect with Mary at www.generationlife.org. Enjoy this episode!
50:04
November 30, 2019
Season 2, Episode 19: Spiritual Warfare
This week we have my co-worker and friend, Sarah Minnich on to discuss the reality of spiritual warfare. Sarah is the Regional Coordinator for Illinois and Iowa based out of Chicago for Students for Life. She offers practical tips on how to discern what spiritual warfare is and how to combat it.  
25:34
November 23, 2019
Season 2, Episode 18: Healing with Marie Putbrese
Today I will be interviewing Marie Putbrese who is a FOCUS Missionary on Lindenwood's campus in St. Louis. Marie is originally from Iowa and is a graduate from Benedictine College in Kansas. She was inspired to start praying boldly after College which lead her to an awakening in her gift for Charismatic prayer. Marie will be talking with us today about the healing power of prayer!  
22:35
November 15, 2019
Episode 17 - Moving tips!
Jacinta and I are getting pretty good at moving, so we thought we'd share some tips with you! Follow us on Instagram @CathoholicsPodcast Music from: https://filmstro.com.
33:02
November 2, 2019
Episode 16 - Emotional Chastity
Emotional chastity is tricky y'all.  Follow us on Instagram @CathoholicsPodcast Music from: https://filmstro.com.
31:18
October 25, 2019
Episode 15 - Meet me in St. Louis
St. Louis may be the most dangerous city in the US, but there are a lot of must-see attractions! Follow us on Instagram @CathoholicsPodcast Music from: https://filmstro.com.
26:29
October 4, 2019
Episode 14 - A Catholic artist's conversion through beauty.
Brett Lempe's website @BrettLempe on Insta Follow us on Instagram @CathoholicsPodcast Music from: https://filmstro.com.
24:01
September 27, 2019
Episode 13 - Denver & Discernment
BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! (and the discernment process of course!!) Follow us on Instagram @CathoholicsPodcast Music from: https://filmstro.com.
21:25
September 20, 2019
Episode 12 - Social Media: the good, the bad, & the ugly.
Social media itself isn't good, bad, or ugly. Hear our thoughts in this episode! Thoughts? DM us!  Follow us on Instagram @CathoholicsPodcast Music from: https://filmstro.com.
46:05
September 13, 2019
Episode 11 -- #BetterYoSelf
Self-care is SO important, but remember -- it's mind, body, & spirit... not just treat yo self!  Follow us on Instagram @CathoholicsPodcast Music from: https://filmstro.com.
21:19
September 6, 2019
Episode 10 - Millennial stereotypes DEBUNKED!
Are you a millennial that's tired of getting a bad rap? Us too! P.S. Thanks for hanging around with us for 10 full episodes! https://www.buzzfeed.com/stephenlaconte/millennial-stereotypes-true Follow us on Instagram @CathoholicsPodcast Music from: https://filmstro.com.
31:22
August 31, 2019
Episode 9 - All lives matter.
Hot button topic here folks. Learn more from Jacinta about how to talk about the pro-life movement with pro-choicers.  Book mentioned: https://www.amazon.com/Saint-John-Paul-Great-Loves/dp/0991375408 Follow us on Instagram @CathoholicsPodcast Music from: https://filmstro.com.
37:39
August 23, 2019
Episode 8 - Temperaments & the Saints
We've mentioned our temperaments and personality types quite a few times in our episodes, so we thought we would dive in!  Take the temperaments quiz and learn more at https://www.temperamentquiz.com.  Follow us on Instagram @CathoholicsPodcast Music from: https://filmstro.com. 
40:51
August 17, 2019
Episode 7 - Mama Mary making it happen.
Shoutout to our host, Jacinta, for sharing her reversion story and Mama Mary! Follow us on Insta -- @cathoholicspodcast & wherever you listen to podcasts!   https://anchor.fm/cathoholics
22:16
August 11, 2019
Episode 6 - Do you commit (too much)?
Do you over commit? Or maybe you under commit? We talk about BOTH!  Follow us on Insta -- @cathoholicspodcast & wherever you listen to podcasts!   https://anchor.fm/cathoholics
21:47
August 2, 2019
Bonus Episode - Millennial Foods
BONUS! How many of these millennial foods have you tried? Take the quiz --> BUZZFEED QUIZ Follow us on Insta -- @cathoholicspodcast & wherever you listen to podcasts!   https://anchor.fm/cathoholics
06:54
July 31, 2019
Episode 5 - Martha. Martha. Martha.
Are you a Martha or a Mary? Take the temperament quiz HERE "Have a Mary Heart in a Martha World" by Joanna Weaver  Follow us on Insta -- @cathoholicspodcast 
22:18
July 26, 2019
BONUS: 2019 Slang
LOLing @ these slang words Follow us on Insta --> @cathoholicspodcast   Subscribe on YouTube --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8ZKPI98b0CjozFpHTiNQlw Music from: https://filmstro.com
11:23
July 25, 2019
Episode 4 - Compare and Despair
Do you ever feel "not Catholic enough?"  Follow us on Insta --> @cathoholicspodcast  Music from: https://filmstro.com. 
12:03
July 19, 2019
Episode 3 - Comfortable much?
Jacinta & Valerie chat about growth during uncomfortable situations.  Follow us on Insta --> @cathoholicspodcast  Subscribe on YouTube --> Here Music from: https://filmstro.com
25:37
July 12, 2019
Episode 2 - Just pray it.
Jacinta & Valerie give some advice on prayer!  Follow us on Insta --> @cathoholicspodcast Subscribe on YouTube --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8ZKPI98b0CjozFpHTiNQlw?view_as=subscriber Music from: https://filmstro.com
21:15
July 5, 2019
Episode 1 - The best ships are friendships.
Tune in for advice on building and maintaining friendships through the transitions of life.  Follow us on Insta --> @cathoholicspodcast Subscribe on YouTube --> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8ZKPI98b0CjozFpHTiNQlw?view_as=subscriber Jacinta's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt_fRBRXgwuLerLAvaLESCA https://stlyoungadults.com
23:54
June 30, 2019
COMING SOON...
A Catholic podcast for millennials, by millennials. New episodes weekly!  Follow us on Insta --> @cathoholicspodcast Subscribe on YouTube --> CLICK HERE! Jacinta's YouTube Channel: CLICK HERE!
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June 30, 2019