Called to Communion

Are you "Called to Communion?" In this LIVE call-in show, Dr. David Anders talks clearly with non-Catholics about the faith. We ask the question "What would it take for YOU to become a Catholic?"
Called to Communion - 01/17/2020 - Does Celibacy Contradict the Bible?
Is the Catholic church's discipline of priestly celibacy in direct conflict with 1 Tim 3:2, is the death of Christ necessary, will God answer the prayer of any person and will God give you a sports car, why venerate Abraham as moral figure even though he did some questionable things , and why are there 2 different Genesis creation stories? Discover more about the Catholic faith with Dr. David Anders.
Called to Communion - 01/16/2020 - Did Jesus Ever Say to Consult the Bible?
Did Christ ever command us to consult the Bible when seeking to discern matters of Christian doctrine(19:52), why do we look to the Saints and try to be perfect, can one person through prayer change the judgement of another, how do we know God is real, why pray to Mary, and when does the Pope teach without error. Discover more about the Catholic faith with Dr. David Anders.
Called to Communion - 01/15/2020 - Are Catholics Permitted to Be Masons?
Are Catholics permitted to be Masons (2:16), is it ideal for Catholics to marry nonCatholics, how are we reconciled to God, why do Catholics combine the reception of Sacraments, where did the word "hell" come from, what will heaven be like and did Mary experience fear?
Called to Communion - 01/14/2020 - Are Catholics Pharisees?
Are Catholics Pharisees, what is the New Israel, is Sola Scriptura true, how can I come back to the Church when my family and I are in another Church, why do we offer our suffering for someone else's intentions and does God contradict His goodness if he physically punishes sin like in the Flood? Discover more about the Catholic faith with Dr. David Anders.
Called to Communion - 01/13/2020 - Can Vegetarians Eat Jesus?
Can vegetarians eat Jesus and is it cannibalism to receive the Eucharist (19:22), where does Scripture show us to pray to Saints, can I date a divorced non-Catholic, what is the difference between the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Jesus? Discover more about the Catholic faith with Dr. David Anders.
Called to Communion - 01/12/2020 - When Is War Justified?
(Best Of) What is the Church's stance on war and when is war justified (14:13), is America a Christian nation (17:38), why does Jesus say "do this in remembrance of me", do we cease to exist if our personality changes, why do Protestants emphasize the Rapture and Catholics don't, and will I have six-pack abs in Heaven?
Called to Communion - 01/10/2020 - Jesus Makes Us His Backup Singers
Dr. David Anders discusses listeners' questions from the mailbag. How Jesus makes us the backup singers to His solo (38:10), what is the difference between grace and personal merit, how can I become Catholic if I am in a gay marriage and would I need an annulment, is the grace we receive from the sacraments temporary, do Catholics worship Mary, and is suffering a necessary byproduct of holiness.
Called to Communion - 01/09/2020 - Do Rules Make Religion Bad?
Do rules make religion bad, what is the Pope's main role, what is the difference between mortal and venial sin, do Catholics pray in Jesus's name, and are extraterrestrials real? Learn more about the Catholic faith here with Dr. David Anders.
Called to Communion - 01/08/2020 - When is War Justified?
What is the Church's stance on war and when is war justified (14:13), is America a Christian nation (14:13), why does Jesus say "do this in remembrance of me", do we cease to exist if our personality changes, why do Protestants emphasize the Rapture and Catholics don't, and will I have six-pack abs in Heaven?
Called to Communion - 01/07/2020 - The Catholic View Of Mary
01/07/20 - Why does the Catholic Church emphasize Mary so much (14:39), children of Invitro Fertilization, why didn't Billy Graham convert to Catholicism, can faith and reason be reconciled, why did Christians engage in the Crusades, and why was Jesus baptized by John? Discover more about the Catholic faith with Dr. David Anders.
Called to Communion - 01/06/2020 - My Husband Says I Can't Convert
If my husband says I can't convert do I have to obey him (42:10), were the events in Exodus historical, who does the scripture "call no man father" apply to, why patron Saints, and what kind of exchange can we have with the Saints in heaven and souls in Purgatory? Discover the answer with Dr. David Anders.
Called to Communion - 01/05/2020 - Does No Conception Equal Divorce?
(Best Of) If a husband and wife can't conceive can they get divorced (6:07), does the Memorare prayer worship Mary, how is it that Mary remained a virgin when she was married, does the Church impose its belief on all, and can science prove that the Eucharist is Jesus? Dr. Anders is at work to help you with your journey towards the Catholic faith.
Called to Communion - 01/03/2020 - Does No Conception Equal Divorce?
If a husband and wife cant conceive can they get divorced (6:07), does the Memorare prayer worship Mary, how is it that Mary remained a virgin when she was married, does the Church impose its belief on all, and can science prove that the Eucharist is Jesus? Dr. Anders is at work to help you with your journey towards the Catholic faith.
Called to Communion - 01/02/2020 - Do Religions Have The Same Satan?
Do all religions have the same satan (2:16), what is Purgatory, how can I share my faith with my Baptist friends, what can Catholics believe about evolution, and is there evidence that the Egyptians did enslave the Israelite's? Discover the answers with Dr. David Anders
Called to Communion - 01/01/2020 - New Year's Mailbag
Dr. Anders answers your e-mails and voicemails on a special mailbag episode of Called to Communion with Dr. David Anders.