Wednesday, March 31, 2021

The AX: S2 E3 Holy Week

We will go over the origins of Palm Sunday in more detail, along with the liturgies of Holy Thursday and Good Friday. Then I'll explain why buying "Satan Shoes" is a bad idea - as if the name weren't enough.

Monday, February 22, 2021

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Two for One: Episodes 13 and 14

Episode 13: What is the Enlightenment and Postmodernism?

An overview of the first few chapters on Stephan Hicks’ book Explaining Postmodernism and what it has to do with our present social and political situation.

https://open.spotify.com/episode/17ZxZ74ZucDjiF5EU0rakJ


Episode 14: Cleaning up Postmodern Enlightenment 

Offering some clarifications on my critique of Stephan Hicks’ book on postmodern, sandwiched around tributes of Eddie Van Halen, and three Baseball Hall of Famers we lost recently: Bob Gibson, Whitey Ford and Joe Morgan.

 https://open.spotify.com/episode/0gJuOuyxclKpU1VR3pU4Mg

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

The AX Podcast Episode 10: The Cult of Saints?

What do we mean by the cult of saints? Do Catholics worship or adore saints? How did the cult of saints develop? What is the relationship between the liturgical seasons, aka the Proper of Time, and the celebration of saint’s days, aka the Proper of Saints? What are some saint’s days coming up in the beginning of October?


Link to The AX Podcast on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/show/7mmkVktlWCOFfHM8ILqZX0?si=UsRt8RRFQx-nu49WvPrVpQ



Thursday, September 24, 2020

Episode 8: Do Catholics Want a Theocracy?



Saturday, September 19, 2020

Episode 7: Human Justice and God's Mercy


This episode I take a look at the Gospel reading for the 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time. Please leave comments, suggestions or your own thoughts.

Monday, September 14, 2020

Episode6: Netflix-Drama, Jimi-Hendrix + 50

https://anchor.fm/fr-thomas-provenzano-sdb/episodes/Episode-6-Netflix-Drama--Jimi-Hendrix--50-ejjvr8


How should a Catholic respond to the latest Netflix controversy? Should we cancel our subscriptions? Remembering Jimi Hendrix 50 years after his untimely death. An appeal to remember that life is worth living and addiction doesn't have to end in asking "What if?"

If you or someone you love is suffering from substance abuse please seek the help you or they need: 


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): National Helpline – 1-800-662-HELP (4357) 


Narcotics Anonymous: https://www.na.org


Alcoholics Anonymous: aa.org


Samaritan Daytop Village: In the New York/New Jersey area: http://www.samaritanvillage.org/contact-us


Contact your local Catholic Charities: https://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/find-help/


For family members of those suffering from addiction:


Al-Anon: https://al-anon.org