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Casting Nets w/ Tony & Chris: Episode #25

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Into the Desert! As we begin Lent, how can we embrace the transformation that needs to happen to make Easter something really special this year?

Casting Nets w/ Tony & Chris: Episode #24

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Happy New EAR!!! And no that is not a typo. Tony and Chris bring in the New Liturgical Year by discussing how we must keep our ears open. As Christians we must keep our ears and hearts continually open to the Will of God. This is especially with the new challenges of our Church in the climate of Covid and to keep our ears and eyes open for those opportunities to bring the light of the Good News with joy not weariness to those around us. So lets make a resolution to have a new EAR this new year.

Casting Nets w/ Tony & Chris: Episode #23

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The Spirit of Invitation Tony and Chris Discuss the Huge Importance of a Personal Invitation!

Casting Nets w/ Tony & Chris: Episode #22

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Excuses - Excuses Tony and Chris Address Some Common Excuses to Evangelization

Casting Nets w/ Tony & Chris: Episode #21

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What are you going to do about it? Tony and Chris talk about the Moral Obligation to Evangelize!

Casting Nets w/ Tony & Chris: Episode #20

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What to do in evangelization! Tony and Chris discuss the best practices when sharing the faith. Part 3.

Casting Nets w/ Tony & Chris: Episode #19

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What to do in evangelization! Tony and Chris discuss the best practices when sharing the faith. Part 2.

Casting Nets w/ Tony & Chris: Episode #18

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Fasting, Prayer and Accountability Tony and Chris Roth* talk about the role of food in our spiritual lives and being healthy in body and spirit through fasting and the sacraments.

Casting Nets w/ Tony & Chris: Episode #17

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What to do in evangelization! Tony and Chris discuss the best practices when sharing the faith. Part 1.

Casting Nets w/ Tony & Chris: Episode #16

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What NOT to do in Evangelization! Tony and Chris discuss the common pitfalls in our attempt to share the Faith!

Casting Nets w/ Tony & Chris: Episode #15

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Tony and Chris talk about how Testimonies play a huge role in sharing our faith with others!

Casting Nets w/ Tony & Chris: Episode #14

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Show and Tell. Tony and Chris talk about How we demonstrate our faith in our Churches, Homes and our Lives. Show and Tell is a great Evangelization tool that is easy and non-threatening.

Casting Nets w/ Tony & Chris: Episode #13

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The Trip to Nowhere Tony and Chris discuss down time and vacation as a prime time opportunity for evangelization!

Casting Nets w/ Tony & Chris: Episode #12

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The Truth @ Hand Part 2 Tony and Chris discuss a Fast & easy way to explain the Kerygma! This is Hand #2 -How do we respond?

Casting Nets w/ Tony & Chris: Episode #11

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Tony Brandt and Chris Stewart discuss Truth @ Hand (part 1) and a Fast and Easy way to explain the Kerygma! Can you explain why you are Catholic in 3 minutes or less?!

Casting Nets w/ Tony & Chris: Episode #9

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Tony Brandt and Chris Stewart discuss the new evangelization. As Catholics we see the Eucharist as the Source and Summit of our Faith. How can we address the lack of faith in the Eucharist and show how our we evangelize as the body of Christ, doing His Eucharistic work!

Casting Nets w/ Tony & Chris: Episode #10

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Tony Brandt and Chris Stewart discuss the new evangelization and Catholic Culture Have we become just Cultural Catholics or Catholics that build a culture of virtue in our homes and engage the chaotic culture of our secular society? We are called to more, not just to stand by and weather the storm!

Casting Nets w/ Tony & Chris: Episode #8

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Tony Brandt and Chris Stewart discuss the new evangelization. Happy Birthday!!! Pentecost is the time we celebrate the Birthday of the Church complete with gifts and everything. How then do we use those gift (of the Holy Spirit) to go out and complete mission of the Church, the reason she was born?

Casting Nets w/ Tony & Chris: Episode 2

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Tony & Chris discuss the role of Joy, Hope and Healing in the work of Evangelization. All three of these are highlighted during the Easter Season and this is a prime occasion to share what the Gospel promises.

Casting Net w/ Tony & Chris: Episode #01

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In this episode Tony & Chris describe that there are times that people could be more open to God in their lives. We call these "Human Moments" and "Catholic Moments." And in the middle of this world pandemic we find ourselves at a moment in which the Gospel can shine brightly. Are we willing to bring that light into these moments.

Emotional Virtue with Sarah Swafford

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Tony & Chris welcome Sarah Swafford to the show to discuss emotional virtue. Sarah is a mother of three children and an alumna of Benedictine College where she received degrees both in Theology and Business. Sarah Swafford is the founder of Emotional Virtue Ministries. She speaks to people of all ages on a variety of topics such as: Emotional Virtue, Dating and Relationships, Modesty of Intentions, and Interior Confidence. She is a graduate of Benedictine College and has been involved in ministry for over ten years. Sarah shares her message at school assemblies, retreats, rallies, and conferences across the country! For further information and to contact Sarah visit www.emotionalvirtue.com.

Evangelization with Sean Martin

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Sean Martin Evangelization.

Fr. Jacques Philippe - Part 2

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Tony and Chris continue their interview with Fr. Jacques Philippe, a French priest from the Community of the Beatitudes. We continue the interview from Part 1 and get even more inspiration from Fr. Philippe. Be assured that anyone Fr. Philippe is able to touch hearts of every person no matter their current spiritual level. You don’t want to miss hearing what Fr. Philippe has to say.

Fr. Jacques Philippe - Part 1

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Tony and Chris interview a very special guest, Fr. Jacques Philippe who is a renowned author, retreat master, and spiritual director. Fr. Philippe’s books have sold over 500,000 copies in 18 different languages all over the world. Some popular titles include “Searching for and Maintaining Peace”, “Interior Freedom”, and “Time for God”. Fr. Philippe has many insights into all aspects of the spiritual life and we hear his thoughts on evangelization, prayer, the moral life and more in this inspirational interview.

George Weigel - Part 2

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Tony and Chris continue their interview with George Weigel, delving deeper into evangelization issues with our culture today. George provides extremely useful insights and tips about engaging today’s hostile culture. We are called to be counter-cultural and to engage people in a new and exciting way. We are not called to lukewarmness, but rather to transform our lives through Christ and change the world!

George Weigel - Part 1

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Tony and Chris kick off the Liturgical New Year by airing an interview with George Weigel about the New Evangelization. George Weigel was the official biographer of Pope John Paul II and recently has been extremely active on the political front lines, engaging and dialoguing with many people about our current culture and the New Evangelization. We also discuss his new book, “Evangelical Catholicism” which provides us with an in-depth, worldwide view of the New Evangelization.

Family in Evangelization

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Tony and Chris discuss the importance of family in the New Evangelization. Pope Benedict XVI called families to be the centers for the New Evangelization when he said “The New Evangelization is inseparable from the Christian family…..Like the Church, the family is called to live, to radiate and express to the world the love and presence of Christ.” Listen in for ways to spread the Gospel through the family.

Totally Catholic Tees

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Tony and Chris invite Sam Bryant, founder of Totally Catholic Tees, to the show. Sam and his wife Tracy (a graphic designer) started making quality, actually Catholic t-shirts 20 years ago. Since then, their apostolate has continued to produce the best-looking and best-quality Catholic apparel around! Listen in to hear how Sam started this apostolate with the guidance of the Lord and our Blessed Mother. For more information and to start evangelizing by wearing Catholic apparel, visit www.totally-catholic.com.

IHM Sisters - Religious Life

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Tony and Chris welcome Mother Mary Magdalen, IHM and Sister Marie Therese, IHM to the show to discuss religious life. Mother Mary Magdalen and Sister Marie Therese give personal, in-depth descriptions of what life is like as a religious sister in Wichita, KS. The IHM sisters are expanding and share their exciting plans to build a new Motherhouse in Colwich, KS. The IHM Sisters will be hosting a Marian procession on October 13, 2013 at the new Motherhouse property and all are welcome to attend. For more information about the IHM’s and to RSVP for the procession, visit www.sistersihmofwichita.org.

Evangelization FAQs

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Tony and Chris dedicate a special show to answer some common evangelization questions from listeners. Some questions we will answer are: What should I do to prepare myself to evangelize? How important is it to memorize bible quotes, chapter & verse to share the faith? How exactly should we pray for those we wish to evangelize? Listen in and get those questions answered!

Spiritual Direction with Fr. Pat York

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Tony and Chris welcome a very special guest to the show: Father Pat York, pastor of the Church of the Magdalen in Wichita, KS. Fr. Pat has years of experience as a trained Spiritual Director and shares some of his insights about the subject. Spiritual direction is very closely related to evangelization, so listen in to learn how the benefits of good spiritual direction will help us bear more fruit in our own evangelization efforts!

Stewardship & Evangelization

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Tony & Chris discuss what it means to live as true stewards of God’s grace and of the gifts which He has given us within our lives. Stewardship lived properly is vital to our Catholic faith. Also, stewardship is very important in being able to effectively turn outwards and bring people to the Faith. Listen in to learn how stewardship can change your own life as well as countless lives of others!

Evangelization 103

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Tony and Chris take Evangelization 101 a step further with Evangelization 103! We discuss the general rubric of the evangelization process as it generally happens in a step-by-step format. Although there are infinite ways in which the Holy Spirit can use to bring others to Christ, it is often helpful to have a general evangelization outline which we can refer to for guidance during our personal evangelization efforts!

Benedictine College with President Minnis

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Tony and Chris record a special show with Benedictine College President Stephen Minnis. Benedictine College has undergone a radical transformation over the last 20 years to rediscover their Catholic identity and has flourished incredibly in doing so. BC has developed a unique environment which teaches its students how to pray, study, be generous, & evangelize. Listen in to hear how BC is preparing college students to be the next generation of dynamic Catholics.

7 Pillars - Live at 2013 MWCFC

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Tony and Chris record a live show at the 2013 Midwest Catholic Family Conference. The topic of the show is the 7 ‘Pillars’ of Effective Evangelization. These 7 pillars provide us with a solid foundation which we must have in order to effectively evangelize others. The 7 pillars are: Prayerful, Invitational, Hospitable, Inspirational, Sacramental, Formational, & Missonal.