Sit, Stand and Kneel
This episode examines the movements commonly found in the celebration of the Holy Mass. The faithful sit, stand, and kneel at various times during the Mass. Host Jennifer Willits explains the historical and spiritual significance of these actions. The focus of the episode is on the prayer postures used to convey the congregation’s participation in the sacred nature of the Mass.
Statues and Icons
This episode examines the historical, artistic, and catechetical nature of statutes and icons. Host Jennifer Willits explores the meanings behind having statues and other representations of real holy people as reminders of their greatness and to serve as points of reference for veneration. The focus of the episode is on explaining the value of symbolism, and debunking the widely misunderstood interpretation of idolatry.
You Are A Priest Forever
This episode examines the priesthood in the Catholic Church. Host Jennifer Willits explores the role of priest from the first creation of the role by Christ. This episode explains the rationale for the apostolic tradition of the priesthood, and the Church’s teachings on the sanctity and importance of this role. The focus of the episode is on the tradition that has remained unbroken for almost 2000 years.
Water, Water Everywhere
This episode examines the use of water and water symbolism in the Catholic Church. Host Jennifer Willits explains the essential uses of water, physical as well as spiritual, and explores the presence of water from its destructive forces in the Old Testament, to the source of spiritual rebirth through baptism in the new testament. The focus of the episode is on the symbolism of death and life, and the role of water in the Catholic faith as the Living Waters.
This episode examines the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation. The faithful are called to confess their sins to a priest, and host Jennifer Willits explains the historical and spiritual significance of these actions. The focus of the episode is on seeking the healing power of this sacrament.