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St. Peter in Volo Podcast

St. Peter in Volo Podcast

By Fr. Nathan Caswell
Parish Conversations from St. Peter in Volo with the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius and Parishioners for the general edification of all.
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38. When the JWs come knocking

St. Peter in Volo Podcast

45. A Volo Thanksgiving
Four out of Five Canons Regular in Volo sit down to discuss the meaning of Gratitude and some Thanksgiving memories. 
November 26, 2020
44. Br. Quinn Huston comes to Volo
Fr. Nathan talks with resident confrere Br. Quinn about how he left Orange County and became a brother. 
November 6, 2020
43. Five Points of Mystery to Ponder
Fr. Nathan talks to Parishioner Janet Butler about a series of five points of meditation to pray with the Rosary. Holy Week/Passion Mysteries of the Rosary, or Revelations of Jesus 1. Jesus enters Jerusalem in triumph (Luke 19:37-40) --reveals Him as King Meditation: honor and praise Jesus for His Kingship in our lives; ask for the grace of complete surrender to Him as Lord. 2. Jesus is betrayed by Judas (Luke 22:3-6, 47-48) --reveals Him as Victim Meditation: thank Jesus for sacrificing Himself for us; ask for the grace of self-denial for His sake. 3. Jesus testifies before Pilate (John 18:37-38) --reveals Him as Truth Meditation: honor and praise Jesus as the Truth and the Life; ask for the grace to witness to this Truth in our lives. 4. Jesus imprints His image on Veronica’s veil (Tradition) --reveals Him as the face of Love Meditation: thank Jesus for His constant presence; ask for the grace to recognize Him in the world around us. 5. Jesus gives His Mother to all (John 19:26-27) --reveals Him as our Brother Meditation: thank Jesus for the gift of His Mother; ask for the grace to truly apprehend and appreciate her loving care.
October 29, 2020
42. A Catholic family that sold everything to follow God's call
Fr. Nathan talks to Chris and Angie Waldrop from South Carolina who are embarking on an incredible mission.  Learn about them and support them at
June 27, 2020
41. A particular set of skills acquired over a long career
Fr. Nathan talks with Robert Reinbold about family life and Catholic life before and after the Second Vatican Council.
June 13, 2020
40. Of what does awesomeness consist?
Fr. Nathan chats with Justin Masterson about time, church stuff and his plans to join Hard as Nails ministry.
June 7, 2020
39. What a man will do for the sake of his family
Fr. Nathan talks to Darren Greca and his daughter Mary about their intreped move to Chicagoland and the hope-filled future of the new Chesterton Academy beginning this fall at St. Peter School.  Chesterton Academy of the Immaculate Heart -
May 30, 2020
38. When the JWs come knocking
Fr. Nathan converses with Dennis Sigurnjak about his life as a Jehovah's Witness and how he likes the Catholic Church better.
May 23, 2020
37. Punched in the face with a cloud of incense
Fr. Nathan talks with Navy Lieutenant Justin Lamothe about Submarine life and his journey to St. Peters
May 17, 2020
36. Happy Mother's Day!
The Volo Canons Regular speak about mothers.
May 10, 2020
35. Ten nanometers from hearing God's call.
Fr. Nathan interrogates Br. Joseph on how he came to the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius
May 6, 2020
34. May 2 Volo News Round up
The Volo Canons talk about the many important things that are happening. 
May 3, 2020
33. La Madre de Dios protects against witch doctors and abortion doctors
Fr. Nathan talks with Jose Alvarado about why He prays the rosary and how the Mother of God has protected his family.
April 28, 2020
32. Sacred Music and the Immune System
Fr. Nathan speaks with Dave and Sue Childress about the circumstances that brought them to St. Peters,  about Sacred Music and the immune system from a nutritionist perspective.
April 25, 2020
31. We are all homeschoolers now.
Fr. Nathan talks to Tom and Lena Hudson on their 25th Wedding Anniversary about a lot, but especially homeschooling and how the Latin Mass came to St. Peter in Volo. 
April 22, 2020
30. The Easter Agnus Dei
Fr. Nathan, Fr. Brendan and Br. Joseph (and maybe Fr. Robin) talk about nothing much and a very interesting ancient tradition. 
April 21, 2020
29. The Holy Land is Everywhere
Fr. Nathan and Br. Nathan Ford, SJC talk about his experience of the Holy Land and what that meant for the Holy Week. 
April 18, 2020
28. The day the house blew up.
Fr. Nathan Caswell, Fr. Joshua Caswell and Esther Caswell recall the day that changed their life forever. Listen to Esther's podcast "Trust is my Home"
April 15, 2020
27. Christ is Risen; RUN!
Fr. Nathan, Fr. Brendan and Fr. Robin share some Easter Moments and Thoughts on the Resurrection!
April 12, 2020
26. Holy Saturday
Fr. Nathan, Fr. Robin and Br. Joseph continue their discussion of the Rites and spirtuality of the Sacred Triduum
April 11, 2020
25. Good Friday
Fr. Nathan, Fr. Robin and Br. Joseph discuss the Passiontide hymn Vexilla Regis and the Liturgy of Good Friday.
April 10, 2020
24. Holy Thursday
Fr. Nathan, Fr. Robin and Br. Joseph discuss the mysteries and liturgy of Holy Thursday
April 9, 2020
23. The God-man in the Garden
Fr. Nathan reads an excerpt of The Passion of Our Lord by Gaetano Cardinal de Lai, translated from the Italian by William Cardinal O'Connell. 1923 The Pilot Publishing Company
April 8, 2020
22. Visible Connections and Friendships
Fr. Nathan and Nick Sigurnjak talk about coming to St. Peter's, and recall some notable moments from St. Peter Youth events
April 8, 2020
21. How a Man Practices the Faith
Fr. Nathan and parishioner Phil Krupowicz discuss some beneficial practices of devotion. 
April 7, 2020
20. The Palm of Victory
Fr. Nathan, Fr. Robin and Br. Joseph relate some thoughts on Palm Sunday. Also a new decree from the Cardinal dispensing the Easter obligation.
April 6, 2020
19. Reverence in the Roman Rite
Fr. Nathan talks with Robert and Naomi Martin about Martyrdom, the Passion of Christ and the Reverence for the Eucharist. 
April 5, 2020
18. The Compassion of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Fr. Nathan and Br. Joseph talk about the Feast of the Seven Sorrows of Mary and discuss why Sacraments have to be present.  "Why we can't confess over zoom."
April 3, 2020
17. Freedom in the Cloister
Fr. Nathan talks with long time St. Peter parishioner and painter Ellen Ryan about her daughter's cloistered life, the necessity of the sacraments and why sacred art is better.
April 3, 2020
16. Typology in these Times
Fr. Nathan and Parishioner Kevin O'Neill talk about typology and tapping trees and the O'Neill's new lego block illustrated book on the Mass, and the purpose of art in these times. 
April 2, 2020
15. From Rock and Roll to Gregorian Chant, the Justin Smith story
Fr. Nathan in conversation with Parishioner Justin Smith; His journey through Paddock Lake, Medugorje, Haiti and Volo. 
April 1, 2020
14. Blessed Imelda desired to receive the Eucharist
Fr. Nathan speaks with Elizabeth Klebosits and her father, Erik about the Eucharist, Confession, the other Sacraments and more.
March 31, 2020
13. The Veils of Passiontide
Fr. Nathan and Fr. Robin talk about Passion Sunday, the humiliation of Our Lord and veiling the Crucifix. 
March 29, 2020
12. Embracing the depths of solitude
Coffee with Fr. Nathan on a rainy Saturday.  "Pere Lalement" by Marjorie Pickthall available to read here:
March 28, 2020
11. You are a product of the love of God
Fr. Nathan and Fr. Brendan consider an idea from St. Francis de Sales in Introduction to  the Devout Life.  The Volo Mountain, Pyramid Mountain and the Annunciation 
March 27, 2020
8. The Divine Office
Fr. Nathan & Br. Joseph talk about the Divine Office.
March 26, 2020
7. New Laetare Sunday Memories
General Absolution and Confessing to God; Who is Father Robin?; and New Laetare Sunday Memories Fr. Nathan, Fr. Robin and Br. Joseph
March 26, 2020
6. Laetare Sunday
Fr. Nathan Caswell, SJC; Fr. Brendan Gibson, SJC; Br. Joseph Brom, SJC
March 26, 2020
5. Remembering Pilgrimages
Conversation with Erik Klebosits
March 26, 2020
4. Is this from God?
Conversation with Mike White
March 26, 2020
3. St. Joseph
About St. Joseph
March 26, 2020
2. The Martyrology
Fr. Nathan talks about the Saints who are with us on the journey.
March 26, 2020
1. St. Patrick's Day
The 1st podcast. No idea what we are doing.
March 26, 2020
10. New growth on an old branch. Fr. Nathan, Fr. Robin and Br. Joseph
Notes New Prefaces and Feasts for the EF Missal - New Liturgical Movement - Article on Decrees about New Saints and Prefaces for Extraordinary Form Note for the presentation of the Decree Cum sanctissima on the liturgical celebration in honour of Saints in the forma extraordinaria of the Roman Rite Note for the presentation of the Decree Quo magis approving seven Eucharistic Prefaces for the forma extraordinaria of the Roman Rite Decree of the Apostolic Penitentiary on the granting of special Indulgences to the faithful in the current pandemic, 20.03.2020 Handbook of Indulgences - General Instructions regarding indulgences
March 26, 2020
9. Being at Peace Mid-Covid with Joe Luminiello
Fr. Nathan and Joe Luminiello talk about things. Martyrology for March 25
March 25, 2020