FATHER SPITZER’S UNIVERSE

Fr. Spitzer answers viewer questions on a wide range of subjects, including: Reason, Faith, Suffering, Virtue, and the Existence of God.
2022-11-23
VANITY PT. 3
Doug Keck and Fr. Spitzer explain how vanity has undermined everything of substance in our culture, threatening its future as well as the individuals within it. So why does it continue to be the deadly sin of choice?
2022-11-16
VANITY PT. 2
Expanding on his book, Fr. Spitzer and Doug Keck discuss how vanity has the power to undermine our identity, relationships with others, emotional state, and even our ability to accept salvation when it is offered to us.
2022-11-09
VANITY
Doug Keck and Fr. Spitzer discuss how vanity leads us to believe the façade we present to others is what people are interested in, not who we truly are. And a surprising study on the priesthood from Catholic World Report.
2022-11-02
THE DEADLY SINS
Using examples from C. S. Lewis’ book, “The Great Divorce,” Fr. Spitzer and Doug discuss how vanity can blind us from knowing our own true self. Plus, a look at the decline in abortions after Roe v. Wade is overturned.
2022-10-26
SATAN AS AN ANGEL OF LIGHT
Father Spitzer and Doug Keck talk about doing the right thing for the wrong reasons, and how Satan’s influence can discourage even our most noble ambitions. Plus, the latest news topics and questions from the audience.
2022-10-19
SATAN USES THE CULTURE FOR LARGE SCALE TEMPTATION PT. 3
The latest developments on abortion in the news, questions from our viewers, and our hosts discuss how Satan can use Affective Desolation to keep us from doing good, as they cover more topics from Father’s new book.
2022-10-09
SPECIAL FAMILY CELEBRATION FR SPITZER'S UNIVERSE
EWTN personalities join Fr. Spitzer and Doug Keck for this live edition of Father Spitzer’s Universe. Guests include Fr. Mitch, Johnnette Williams, Jerry Usher, Debbie Georgianni, Crystalina Evert and David Anders.
2022-10-05
SATAN USES THE CULTURE FOR LARGE SCALE TEMPTATION PT. 2
The latest news topics and questions from viewers. Plus, our hosts discuss how morally relativistic philosophies ignore conscience, and lead to the abandonment of objective principles, utilitarianism, and situationism.
2022-09-28
SATAN USES THE CULTURE FOR LARGE SCALE TEMPTATION PT. 1
Doug and Fr. Spitzer discuss how Satan tempts people by pushing the entitlement culture, that we’re each entitled to good things in life without sacrificing. That, plus the latest news on the battle against abortion.
2022-09-21
SATAN'S PREPARATION FOR EFFECTIVE TEMPTATIONS PT. 3
A believer’s best defense against temptation is the subject of today’s discussion. Fr. Spitzer explains how the three divine gifts of faith, empathy and conscience are an effective tool against Satan’s machinations.
2022-09-14
SATAN’S PREPARATION FOR EFFECTIVE TEMPTATIONS PT. 2
Satan uses a variety of tactics to tempt us. Doug and Father Spitzer look at some of those ways, and examine news stories, answer viewer questions and review fascinating books available from the EWTN Religious Catalog.
2022-09-07
SATAN'S PREPARATION FOR EFFECTIVE TEMPTATIONS
Satan’s favorite tool is temptation. Today, Doug and Fr. Spitzer explain how temptation functions, and also how prudence, temperance, and fortitude mitigate it, helping the believer to reduce and resist temptation.
2022-08-31
CUSTOMIZING TEMPTATION PT. 8
Fr. Spitzer and Doug review Dr. Ray Guarendi’s latest book, discuss why Christians support abortion rights, and explain how Satan begins in childhood trying to undermine the religious commitment and beliefs of a person.
2022-08-24
ANSWERING VIEWERS QUESTIONS
Today, Doug and Fr. Spitzer focus on your questions. Hear their viewpoints, and the Church’s teaching, on issues such as abortion, divorce and remarriage, keeping the faith, respecting the dead, and fallen angels.
2022-08-17
CUSTOMIZING TEMPTATION PT. 7
Satan has promoted a false doctrine that God looks only at a believer’s imperfections, not the good they have within. Today, Fr. Spitzer and Doug Keck dispel that myth, and discuss topics and stories making news.