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.
FR. GOYO HIDALGO PT. 2
Fr. Goyo Hidalgo’s journey of reconciliation is a model for prodigal sons and daughters. He battled excess, pain and fear for 10 years, until the funeral of Pope John Paul II became the catalyst that changed his life.
FR. GOYO HIDALGO PT. 1
Brother John sits down with Fr. Goyo Hidalgo from the Diocese of Los Angeles. This singer-songwriter and social media evangelist discusses his journey from Spain to California and his prodigal return to the faith.
JASON SIMON PT. 2
Learn about the importance of building relationships in evangelization, and the critical mission of his organization fulfills, as Fr. Mark wraps up his conversation with Jason Simon, president of Evangelical Catholic.
JASON SIMON PT. 1
Jason Simon, president of Evangelical Catholic, sits down with Fr. Mark to discuss how his organization partners with parish and campus communities to form transformative relationships that come from knowing Jesus.
MARY EBERSTADT PT. 2
Fractured homes and social isolation were the unitended consequences of the sexual revolution as outlined in Mary Eberstadt’s new book. Fr. Mark talks to the Catholic author and essayist about the lessons she learned.
MARY EBERSTADT PT. 1
Fr. Mark welcomes Catholic author and essayist Mary Eberstadt to discuss her new book, Adam and Eve After the Pill Revisited. This important and relevant story focuses on the devastating impact of the sexual revolution.
KEVIN ROERTY PT. 2
Kevin Roerty from the Souls of the Christian Apostolate explains his organization’s approach to developing mental prayer among the youth they serve, and why he believes it’s a key metric of success for the Church.
KEVIN ROERTY PT. 1
Br. John welcomes Kevin Roerty, director of Souls of the Christian Apostolate, to discuss his organization’s efforts to form lay apostles, promote mental prayer and foster renewal in the next generation of the Church.
TONY MANFREDONIA PT. 2
Catholic singer/songwriter Tony Manfredonia talks about the role of faith in the music profession, and the joy he receives through singing about his relationship with Christ.
TONY MANFREDONIA PT. 1
Brother John sits down with composer, singer and songwriter Tony Manfredonia, to discuss his journey of faith and how he brings his love of God into his music.
FR. CARTER GRIFFIN PT. 2
Fr. Mark continues his conversation with Fr. Carter Griffin, rector of St. John Paul II Seminary. The two talk about the discernment necessary for the priesthood, Fr. Griffin’s career and his new book, Forming Fathers.
FR. CARTER GRIFFIN PT. 1
Fr. Mark sits down with former Navy officer, Fr. Carter Griffin. The rector of St. John Paul II Seminary in Washington discusses discernment for the priesthood, as well as formation of young men called to the ministry.
ELVIS GRBAC PT. 2
Brother John continues his conversation with former NFL quarterback, Elvis Grbac. They talk about how the lessons learned through his Catholic faith helped him navigate through parenthood, marriage and leadership.
ELVIS GRBAC PT. 1
Former NFL quarterback, Elvis Grbac, discusses his journey of faith with Brother John. Hear about the challenges he faced both on and off the field, and learn about the important role his faith played in his success.
CODY ROTH PT. 2
Worship leader and singer/songwriter Cody Roth aims to inspire a conversion of heart through his music. Hear about his Southern Mississippi roots, and the role his Catholic faith has played in his life and his music.