Hello there! Does God have a plan for your life? Vocation is an important topic in the Catholic life, particularly for young Catholics- this week we shared our thoughts on the subject and commented on vocational discernment. Have a listen and find out why you shouldn't join the infamous 'little sisters of perpetual discernment' and... Continue Reading →
Episode #40 Catholic Dating
Hello there! Do you enjoy catholic chat? Long walks on sandy beaches? Podcasts on Catholic dating? Then swipe right on this week's podcast as we respond to a request to talk about how one should approach dating as a Catholic. Our society today can be difficult to navigate as a Catholic and that is true... Continue Reading →
Episode #39 New year’s resolutions and spiritual warfare
Hello there! And a happy Christmas to you! The ICL team are back in this new year and decade with our thoughts on new year's resolutions and how that ties in with the spiritual life. We look at our role in spiritual warfare and the tools of good works which help us in our vocation... Continue Reading →
Episode #38 St. Nicolas
Hello there! This week on ICL we talk about the man behind the red suit. St Nicolas is a familiar figure to most of us but he's usually on the side of a Coca Cola truck. Who was he really and what can we learn from his life? Tune in this week to find out!... Continue Reading →
Episode #37 Christ the King
'Do we not read throughout the Scriptures that Christ is the King? He it is that shall come out of Jacob to rule, who has been set by the Father as king over Sion, his holy mount, and shall have the Gentiles for his inheritance, and the utmost parts of the earth for his possession.'... Continue Reading →
Epsisode #36 Would You Not Watch an Hour With Me?
Hello there! Tune in this week as we reflect on that hour in the Garden of Gethsemane where the disciples, after Jesus told them to watch and pray, fell asleep when he needed them most. We discuss this passage of the Gospel in the context of Holy Week and how we can respond to Our... Continue Reading →
Episode #33 Morality in the Modern World
Hello there! Today, morality isn't a subject much spoken about- never mind the Catholic understanding of the subject, so this week we decided we'd speak a little on this. It's a huge subject but here we share our thoughts on, in 2019, what morality is and what morality is not. Here's to the Pint the... Continue Reading →
Episode #32 Lent
Hello there! Tune in this week for our second podcast back since the break on the topic of Lent. Despite recording on Ash Wednesday and feeling very penitential, this week we discussed the liturgical season of Lent. We share a little of how we approach the season: what we do, how we use this season... Continue Reading →
Episode #26 Prayer (2)
Hello there! This week we continue our discussion from last week on the topic of Prayer. As such a large topic it could hardly be relegated to two episodes never mind one, but here we discuss our own thoughts on prayer: looking particularly at intercessory prayer which has such an important place in The Catholic... Continue Reading →
Episode #7 Hell
Hello there! This week we decided to talk about the Catholic understanding of Hell - given that it's been all over the media recently. What do Catholics believe about Hell? Well, the ICL team offer an introduction to the Catholic doctrine of Hell. As always, let us know what you think. Thanks for all of... Continue Reading →
Episode #6 Virtue
Episode #6 is here and this week we talk about Virtue. Virtue is integral to the Catholic life but is often misunderstood in today's culture. Virtue-signallers beware! C+R+S+J
Episode #5 Resurrexit sicut dixit!
Resurrexit sicut dixit! From all of the ICL team, Happy Easter! This week we discuss the Ressurection and why it's important in the Catholic Life. 'Exult, let them exult, the hosts of heaven, exult, let Angel ministers of God exult, let the trumpet of salvation sound aloud our mighty King's triumph!' J+C+S+R
Episode #4 Holy Week
Episode 4 is here! In this week's episode, the ICL team talk about the most significant week of the liturgical year in the Catholic Life, Holy Week. From all of us at ICL, we hope you have a blessed and grace-filled Triduum. See you on the other side! J+C+S+R
Episode #3 The New Evangelisation
The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it (John 1:5) Episode #3 of an 'Introduction to the Catholic Life' Is here! In this episode, we talk about the New Evangelisation and how it fits into the Catholic Life.
Episode #2 The Benedict Generation
Introduction to the Catholic Life Episode #2 - 'The Benedict Generation' Hello there! We are delighted to announce the release of our second podcast. This week, we discuss the idea of 'The Benedict Generation', how Pope Benedict XVI has had a powerful effect on our lives as young Catholics, and how the influence of his... Continue Reading →
Episode #1 Why do young people remain Catholic?
Why do young people remain in the Church? The first podcast of many. The podcast turned out well (we think) but our sound quality will be improved by episode 3 - keep listening. The first person to identify the weird noise in this week's episode will be sure to get a free mention of congratulations... Continue Reading →