CATHOLIC SPHERE

The global presence of the Catholic Church is alive in the many diverse cultures sharing our faith. In this series, international guests from around the world highlight rarely told struggles and victories of The Universal Church.
2021-07-20
CELEBRATING GRANDPARENTS: STS. ANN & JOACHIM
This week, we’re talking about the two great Saints who raised the Mother of God! Join Brian Patrick and his global contributors as they discuss Sts. Ann & Joachim & honoring aging family members in different cultures.
2021-07-13
MARIAN SHRINES
This week we’re talking about Marian Shrines! Join Brian Patrick as he discusses the similarities and differences of three shrines. Our global contributors include Msgr. Philip Moger, Fr. Richard Gibbon, & Msgr. Xavier d’Arodes de Peyriague.
2021-07-06
SACRAMENTS OF INITIATION
St Augustine described a sacrament as ‘an outward and visible sign of an inward and invisible grace.’ Join Brian Patrick this week as he talks about the Sacraments of Initiation with Edy Morel, Ulf Silfverling, and Fr. Pawel Rytel-Andrianik.
2021-06-29
HOPE IN WAR
Join Brian Patrick and his fellow contributors around the world as they discuss the Hope of Christ during times of War. This week, our global contributors are: Fr. Andriy Zelinsky, Fr. Robert Zaw Lwin, and Fr. Benedict Kiely.
2021-06-22
GETTING TO KNOW ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST
How much do you really know about St. John the Baptist? Join Brian Patrick and his global contributors Fr. Teofil Czarniak, Fr. Robert Gahl, and James Day as they dive into the life of the great saint!
2021-06-15
SPIRITUAL FATHERHOOD IN THE YEAR OF SAINT JOSEPH
This week we’re looking forward to Father’s Day in the United States. Join Brian Patrick as he discusses the many aspects of earthly and spiritual fatherhood. This week, he’s joined by Bishop Richard Umbers, Peter Gagnon, and Fr. Elias Leyds, CSJ.
2021-06-08
THE MOST SACRED HEART OF JESUS
Join Brian Patrick and his fellow contributors around the world as they discuss the love of Christ we experience through the Eucharist. This week, our global contributors are: Fr. John Paul Mary, Tracey Harkin, and Bishop Raymond Wickramasinghe.
2021-06-01
THE FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI
This week we’re looking forward to the feast of Corpus Christi! Join Brian Patrick as he discusses Eucharistic Processions with global contributors. This week, he’ll be joined by Fr. Adam Ziólkowski, Edy Morel de la Prada, and Ulf Silfverling.
2021-05-25
MYSTERY OF FAITH
The Trinity can be a complex thing to understand. Join Brian Patrick as he discusses the Mystery of our Faith and our Holy Mother, Mary. This week, he’ll be joined by Fr. David Arockiam, Jose Carlos Gonzalez-Hurtado, and Chris Stefanick.
2021-05-18
HONING IN ON THE HOLY SPIRIT
How are we called to shape our lives through the Holy Spirit? Join Brian Patrick as he discusses this and much more with Fr. James Mallon, Pepe Alonso, & Fr. Scott Borgman.
2021-05-11
GO OUT & PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL
2021-05-04
MOTHER’S DAY & MOTHER MARY
Join Brian Patrick as he discusses Mother’s Day and our Holy Mother, Mary with Contributors across the Globe. Today, Brian will be joined by Tracey Harkin in Ireland, Armando Cervantes in California, & Fr. Elias Leyds in the Netherlands.
2021-04-27
MISSIONARIES AMONG US
Brian Patrick is joined by Jose Miguel Encarnacao, James Day, and Fr. Teofil Czarniak to discuss missionary work as we approach the feasts of St. Philip & St. James.
2021-04-20
THE CHURCH IN UKRAINE & SPAIN
Brian Patrick is joined by Martin Rothweiler, José Carlos González-Hurtado, and Fr. Andriy Zelinsky to talk about the Catholic church in Europe.
2021-04-13
RESTRICTED EASTER CELEBRATIONS
Brian Patrick is joined by Tracey Harkin, Alejandro Bermúdez, and Fr. Elias as they discuss restricted Easter Celebrations across the world.