Catholic Café - 12/07/2019 - Experience A New Beginning
The word Advent tells us that something, or actually, some One, is coming. The Church wants us to see the season of Advent as an opportunity to bring hope into our lives and see the potential and possibilities. So don't get stuck in a rut, but experience a new beginning in life.
Catholic Café - 11/30/2019 - Get on Your Advent
Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of giving thanks with gathered family and friends and the traditional beginning of the holiday season. But it can also be a time where we forget the true and special meaning and purpose of the Advent season.
Catholic Café - 11/23/2019 - Upping Your God Knowledge
Deacon Jeff answers an email from a listener seeking insight into books and prayers that will help them increase their knowledge of God and deepen their faith.
Catholic Café - 11/16/2019 - Pondering the End times and Judgment
During the end of the Church's liturgical year, the prescribed readings at Mass cause most of us to ponder the end times and judgment. Rather than fear this time, it should instill in each of us a sense of hope.
Catholic Café - 11/09/2019 - Staying In Grace
Life can certainly be very difficult at times, and some people may find themselves angry at God. However, we can see some light at the end of the tunnel, and find a way to stay in grace.
Catholic Café - 11/02/2019 - A Rewarding Choice
Refresh your soul with some wisdom from Deacon Jeff as he discusses with Miguel Rodriguez how he discerned out of a comfortable job offer right out of college and decided to become a FOCUS missionary. Making life choices are sometimes tough, but rewarding.
Catholic Café - 10/26/2019 - Staying in the Church
It is true that some people do leave their Catholic faith behind, especially in times of crisis. But, perhaps a look into the Scriptures, Old and New Testaments, may shed some light on which Church is THE Church and give them good reason to return or stay.
Catholic Café - 10/19/2019 - Your Salvation
Many Catholics have been asked whether or not we are saved, or if we died tonight, where would we spend eternity. Deacon Jeff helps us find out what the Bible and our Church teaches about salvation.
Catholic Café - 10/12/2019 - Spiritual Leprosy
Since leprosy has for the most part been eradicated from the face of the earth, most folks might think that a discussion about Jesus healing the ten lepers is no longer relevant. But, perhaps we should look closer at another possibility, spiritual leprosy.
Catholic Café - 10/05/2019 - Honor Your Father And Mother
The Commandment requiring us to honor our father and mother seems at first to be fairly straightforward. But many people have difficulty living out this Commandment because of brokenness within the family itself. Deacon Jeff Drzycimski and Sam Rodriguez help us have an honest conversation about living the 4th Commandment.
Catholic Café - 09/28/2019 - Mailbag - Questions on the Faith
Deacon Jeff and Tom open up the Catholic Cafe Virtual Mail Bag and answer some great questions from some awesome listeners who want to know more about their Catholic faith.
Catholic Café - 09/21/2019 - Faith During Crisis
Deacon Jeff Drzycimski, Tom Dorian and Sam Rodriguez discuss how many folks seem to have a strong faith. But, when a crisis hits it can test that faith, sometimes to the point of breaking. True faith based on a relationship with Jesus can become a foundation or anchor that keeps us safe through the storm.
Catholic Café - 09/14/2019 - Back to Confession
Join Deacon Jeff Drzycimski, Tom Dorian and Sam Rodriguez as they discuss the Sacrament of Confession. If it has been a long time since your last Confession, you have to ask yourself why. There are many reasons we might come up with, but none of them should keep us away from one of the greatest opportunities for grace in the modern world.
Catholic Café - 09/07/2019 - Are You All In?
Deacon Jeff Drzycimski, Tom Dorian and Sam Rodriguez discuss how Jesus never did anything halfheartedly. You are in, or you are out, because there is no room for lukewarm. That is why many may have a big challenge in renouncing all our possessions in order to be His disciple.
Catholic Café - 08/31/2019 - Hell is Real
Deacon Jeff Drzycimski, Tom Dorian and Sam Rodriguez discuss Hell. Many folks in the world today have started to believe that there is no such thing as sin. But, that then would mean that there is no need for a place such as Hell. Tune in to find out why we need to know that there are eternal repercussions to sin.