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Purposefully Catholic

Purposefully Catholic

By St. Pius X, Coeur d’Alene, ID
Purposefully Catholic is a collaborative initiative between Pope St. Pius X and St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Churches in Coeur d'Alene, ID. Each episode we discuss and reflect upon some aspect of Catholic teaching to draw us closer to the life and love Jesus offers us through His Catholic Church.
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March: Lesson 11: The Triduum

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April: Lesson 13: Holy Matrimony
Fr. Len and Fr. John discuss the importance of the sacrament of matrimony, and how God uses it to transform us into the saints He has created us to be.
41:45
April 18, 2022
April: Lesson 12: Holy Orders
Fr. Len and Fr. John look to scripture and the Old Testament for the biblical roots of the Priesthood. They discuss the important role priests play in the Church today as God works through them to offer His salvation to the world.
41:42
April 03, 2022
March: Lesson 11: The Triduum
Fr. Len and Fr. John take us through the holiest days of the year and describe how this great liturgical celebration can be looked at as a wedding ceremony between God and His people.
28:10
March 20, 2022
Special Episode: Preparing for Lent
In this special episode of Purposefully Catholic Fr. Len and Fr. John discuss the liturgical season of Lent and how we have a great opportunity ahead of us to grow in conversion to Christ.
36:59
February 27, 2022
February: Lessons 8, 9, 10 (Part 2): Anointing of the Sick
Fr. Len and Fr. John explain how the Church gives meaning to suffering in the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick.
28:58
February 20, 2022
February: Lessons 8, 9, 10 (Part 1): Penance and Reconciliation
Fr. Len and Fr. John look to scripture for the biblical roots of Reconciliation. They discuss how Jesus commissioned the apostles and their successors to pass on His healing and forgiveness through this great sacrament of the Church.
50:23
February 06, 2022
January: Lesson 7: Holy Mass and The Effects of The Eucharist
Fr. Len and Fr. John discuss transformative power of the Eucharist and how Jesus' real presense enables us to love God and each other.
26:07
January 16, 2022
January: Lesson 6: The Eucharist: Jesus, The Passover Lamb
Fr. Len and Fr. John reveal the Old Testiment prefigurements of the Eucharist and discuss how Jesus fullfils God's plan of salvation through this most sacred meal.
45:56
January 02, 2022
Special Episode: Q&A with Fr. Len and Fr. John
Fr. Len and Fr. John answer the first round of questions received from viewers.  Click the link below to submit your questions for Fr. Len and Fr. John! https://forms.gle/WEcCq8ch76FT27i49
20:33
December 30, 2021
December: Lesson 5: Confirmation
Fr. Len and Fr. John discuss the importance of Confirmation and what distinguishes it from Baptism.
41:40
December 05, 2021
November: Lesson 4: Baptism
Fr. Len and Fr. John explore the biblical roots of baptism and how God has used water to bring life throughout salvation history.
36:37
November 21, 2021
November: Lesson 3: The Sacraments of Initiation
Fr. Len and Fr. John explain why baptism isn't enough to become Catholic, but that we need all three Sacraments of Initiation to be full members of the Catholic Church. Use the link below to submit your questions to Fr. Len and Fr. John for them to answer on an upcoming episode: https://forms.gle/hUKRVo2BdY9FBbsM6 Register for our family/children's religious education program by clicking the link below and you will receive a copy of "A Family of Faith, Volume 2." Us the book to follow along with each episode's topic and keep the discussion going at home! St. Pius X: https://stpiuscda.org/childrens-re St. Thomas: https://stthomascda.org/familyfaithformation
26:38
November 07, 2021
October: Lesson 2: What Is A Sacrament?
Fr. Len and Fr. John discuss the history of the Sacraments and how God has revealed them throughout salvation history. Use the link below to submit your questions to Fr. Len and Fr. John for them to answer on an upcoming episode: https://forms.gle/hUKRVo2BdY9FBbsM6  Register for our family/children's religious education program by clicking the link below and you will receive a copy of "A Family of Faith, Volume 2." Us the book to follow along with each episode's topic and keep the discussion going at home!  St. Pius X: https://stpiuscda.org/childrens-re St. Thomas: https://stthomascda.org/familyfaithformation
31:05
October 17, 2021
October: Lesson 1: God Is the Source of All Life
As we begin our journey through the Sacraments, Fr. Len starts us off with some great discussion points about God as the source of all life and proofs of His existence.    Use the link below to submit your questions to Fr. Len and Fr. John for them to answer on an upcoming episode: https://forms.gle/hUKRVo2BdY9FBbsM6 Register for our family/children's religious education program by clicking the link below and you will receive a copy of "A Family of Faith, Volume 2." Us the book to follow along with each episode's topic and keep the discussion going at home! St. Pius X: https://stpiuscda.org/childrens-re St. Thomas: https://stthomascda.org/familyfaithformation
22:59
October 03, 2021
September: Role of Parents in Education
Fr. Len and Fr. John discuss the role of parents in education and basic Catholic prayers to pray with your children. Use the link below to submit your questions to Fr. Len and Fr. John for them to answer on an upcoming episode: https://forms.gle/hUKRVo2BdY9FBbsM6 Register for our family/children's religious education program by clicking the link below and you will receive a copy of "A Family of Faith, Volume 2." Us the book to follow along with each episode's topic and keep the discussion going at home! St. Pius X: https://stpiuscda.org/childrens-re St. Thomas: https://stthomascda.org/familyfaithformation
29:11
September 17, 2021
7/27/21 - PC: What does the Church in America need right now?
Fr. Len and Fr. John draw from their experience as priests to answer the question: What does the Church in America need right now?
31:02
July 28, 2021
07/13/21 Vocation stories with Fr. Len, Fr. Hippo and Fr. John
Fr. Len and Fr. Hippo debut on PC@HOME and share their vocation stories.
38:43
July 14, 2021
06/22/21 How to be Purposefully Catholic (Fr. Flores’ last episode)
For Fr. Flores' final episode, he and Fr. John talk about "How to be Purposefully Catholic."
38:16
July 01, 2021
06/08/21 Vocations & The Priesthood
Fr. John and Fr. Flores discuss Vocations & The Priesthood.
39:41
July 01, 2021
05/18/21 Joy vs. Enjoyment
Fr. John and Fr. Flores explore the differences between enjoyments and Christian joy.
39:45
July 01, 2021
05/04/21 Choose the Faith!
Fr. John and Fr. Flores discuss the topic: Choose the Faith!
39:01
July 01, 2021
04/27/21 Life is Good!
Fr. John and Fr. Flores discuss the topic: Life is Good!
39:21
July 01, 2021
04/20/21 The Communion of Saints
Fr. John and Fr. Flores discuss the Communion of Saints.
38:11
July 01, 2021
04/13/21 The Marks of the Church
Fr. John and Fr. Flores discuss the Four Marks of the Church.
39:38
July 01, 2021
03/30/21 The Holy Spirit, Part 3
Fr. John and Fr. Flores conclude their discussion of the Holy Spirit.
38:59
July 01, 2021
03/09/21 Holy Spirit, Part 2
Fr. John and the team continue the discussion of the Holy Spirit.
38:52
July 01, 2021
03/02/21 The Holy Spirit, Part 1
This episode is Part 1 of 3 parts on the Third Person of the Blessed Trinity: the Holy Spirit. In this first part, we will learn how the Spirit's working in and through the Church is God's provision for continued leadership and guidance, just for starters!
39:01
July 01, 2021
02/23/21 The Last Days and Final Judgement
Join Father Flores and Father John as this week's topic is explored, "The Last Days & Final Judgment."
39:06
July 01, 2021