LIFE ON THE ROCK

Fr. Mark and the Franciscan Friars of the Eternal Word are back. Interviews, spiritual insights from the friars, music videos and much more.
2022-05-15
RYAN & ELIZABETH YOUNG
Meet Ryan and Elizabeth Young, founders of Camp Veritas. This fun-filled camp for teens focuses on Eucharistic-centered worship, teaching consistent with the Catholic Church and interaction with clergy and religious.
2022-05-08
SISTER PAESIE
An interview with Sister Paesie, founder of Famille Kizito. She lives with the poorest of the poor in Haiti, bringing the love to Christ to unsafe places. Her foundation helps educate children in how to love God and neighbor.
2022-05-01
CLARK MASSEY
A Simple House is an inner-city ministry that strives to meet the material and spiritual needs of the poor in their neighborhoods and homes. Fr. Mark interviews founder and director Clark Massey about his fulfilling work.
2022-04-24
FATHER STU MOVIE SPECIAL
In this hour-long special, actor and director Mark Wahlberg talks to Fr. Mark about his new movie, “Father Stu,” and the incredible life and legacy of Fr. Stuart Long, the boxer turned Catholic priest who inspired it.
2022-04-21
CATHERINE CONTRERAS
Vox Vitae is a missionary group founded to educate, empower, and spiritually nurture people to actively be a voice for life. It’s Executive Director, Catherine Contreras drops in to explain more about her organization.
2022-04-10
FR. SEBASTIAN WHITE, OP
Father Sebastian White, Editor in Chief of Magnificat, stops by to explore the history of the magazine with Brother John. They reflect on some of their favorite saints and discuss the importance of daily prayer.
2022-04-03
FR. BRICE HIGGINBOTHAM PT. 2
Fr. Brice Higginbotham joins Fr. John Paul from Rome where he’s stationed. Together, they discuss the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist, and Fr. Higgenbotham offers some tips for getting the most out of Adoration.
2022-03-27
FR. BRICE HIGGINBOTHAM PT. 1
While working on his Licentiate in Sacred Theology in Rome, Fr. Brice Higginbotham sits down for an interview with Fr. John Paul. The priests discuss evangelization, vocation, and beauty in the simplicity of the Gospel.
2022-03-20
FR. MARK-MARY AMES PT. 2
Fr. Mark-Mary Ames discusses topics from his new book, including corporal works of mercy applied to everyday life, the importance of community, and the graces that come from spending quiet time with God in nature.
2022-03-13
FR. MARK-MARY AMES PT. 1
Fr. Mark interviews Fr Mark-Mary Ames, CFR about his new book, Habits for Holiness. In this first part, they discuss prayer and how hard it can be to pray in today’s world. They also talk about simplifying one’s life.
2022-03-06
JIM ANDERSON AND RACHEL VANDERMEER
Jim Anderson and Rachel Vandermeer from Saint Therese Institute stop by. This post-secondary Catholic school provides a common life of study, prayer, and fellowship inspired by the teachings of St. Therese of Lisieux.
2022-02-27
1-HOUR SPECIAL - WALK FOR LIFE
Fr. Mark and Brother John travel to San Francisco for the 2022 West Coast Walk for Life. In the City by the Bay, they give reflections at popular sites, and interview people who are there in support of human life.
2022-02-20
RACHEL HARKINS ULLMANN
Fr. Mark interviews Rachel Harkins Ullmann, Executive Director of the GIVEN Institute. Her organization mentors young adult women, activating their gifts for the Catholic Church and creating leaders in the workforce.
2022-02-13
KELSEY SKOCH
Fr. John Paul interviews speaker and author Kelsey Skoch about her new book, Uncompromising Purity. Their discussion dives into the topic of purity, looking at the struggles with temptation from a woman’s perspective.
2022-02-06
GREGORY ROSS SANDERS
A riveting conversation with Major Ross Sanders, who describes the role of St. Joseph in his first-hand account of a helicopter crash off the horn of African, in which all twenty-five passengers miraculously survived.