Host Doug Keck and his guests reveal the lives and works of renowned Catholic authors, unveiling the Christian themes and philosophy that inspired their writing.
2021-10-17 - REMEMBER YOUR DEATH: MEMENTO MORI LENTEN DEVOTIONAL
Sr. Theresa Aletheia was inspired to start meditating on her death, a practice begun by her order’s founder. She found it helpful, and to provide a resource for others to begin this practice in their own prayer lives, Remember Your Death was born.
2021-10-10 - MY BATTLE AGAINST SATAN & THE DEVIL IS AFRAID OF ME
Doug Keck reviews two of Fr. Gabriele Amorth’s books on spiritual warfare. As the world’s best-known exorcist, he writes openly about the reality of the devil and how we can assure our safety from spiritual attacks.
2021-10-10 - James Day: Saint Michael the Archangel
From EWTN's West Coast studios, James Day joins EWTN BOOKMARK host Doug Keck to talk about Saint Michael the Archangel. Day has been interested in and fascinated by Saint Michael since childhood, having been baptized and confirmed in Saint Michael Church in Independence, Ohio. “We live in an age where the battle lines are drawn between good and evil,” says Fr. Robert Spitzer, S.J., author of Christ vs. Satan in Our Daily Lives. “In this multidimensional work,” Fr. Spitzer continues, “Day builds the foundation for devotion to this great archangel who truly does defend us against Satan when we ask.”
2021-10-03 - NEITHER CRYSTAL NOR GOLD: THE TRANSFORMATION OF CRYSTAL CATHEDRAL INTO CHRIST CATHEDRAL
A look at Rob Artigo’s new book that tells the story of Christ Cathedral. From its literal foundation to its art and architecture, this structure is an engineering marvel, alive with examples of the work of the Holy Spirit.
2021-09-26 - WHAT CHRIST SUFFERED: A DOCTOR'S JOURNEY THROUGH THE PASSION
Dr. Thomas McGovern shares an updated assessment of the bloody sweat, the scourging, and the crucifixion Our Lord endured for our salvation. He also learned in the process, how we ourselves can suffer better.
2021-09-19 - FINDING FRASSATI AND HIS PATH TO HOLINESS
Pier Giorgio Frassati loved to climb mountains, play practical jokes, and have political debates. But instead of pursuing worldly success, he aimed for holiness. Christine Wohar shares what she learned about Pier Giorgio, now a Blessed.
2021-09-19 - THESE LIBERTIES WE HOLD SACRED
Supreme Knight, Carl Anderson discusses his essays on faith and citizenship that explore how Christian witness and religious liberty intersect. He notes the Constitution’s framers put Freedom of Religion first in the Bill of Rights.
2021-09-12 - CONTAGIOUS FAITH: WHY THE CHURCH MUST SPREAD HOPE, NOT FEAR, IN A PANDEMIC
Philip Lawler reflects on the past year of our life with Covid, and sets forth how we're to live our lives as Catholics, going forward with faith, not fear, and with consistently full access to the sacraments and freedoms as Americans.
2021-09-05 - THE POLITICS OF ENVY
Dr. Anne Hendershott explains why envy is the worst of the Seven Deadly Sins. The Bible specifically warns us that this disordered thinking is the root cause of mobs, violence, and leanings toward socialism and Marxism.
2021-08-29 - GRACE EXPLAINED: HOW TO RECEIVE AND RETAIN GOD'S MOST POTENT GIFT
In his new book, Father Brian Mullady provides a very powerful explanation of Grace. As he tells host Doug Keck, we prepare for heaven by means of sanctifying grace, and thus enter into a loving relationship with God."
2021-08-22 - REAL RELIGION: HOW TO AVOID FALSE FAITH AND WORSHIP GOD IN SPIRIT AND TRUTH
Fr. Jeffrey Kirby discusses his new book designed to unmask God so that we can praise and adore Him in truth. He says Real Religion is the actual worship of God, while false religion takes the focus off God and puts it on ourselves.
2021-08-15 - THE ROSARY, AND OUR LADY'S PICTURE BOOK
Tom Nash has geared his new book toward those who have questions about various aspects of the rosary. He joins Doug Keck to explain how this powerful tool for prayer and meditation is really an encounter with Jesus Christ.
2021-08-08 - TEACHING WITH AUTHORITY, AND A DAILY DEFENSE
Jimmy Akin discusses his two latest books. “Teaching with Authority” empowers people to understand Church documents and concepts. “A Daily Defense” devotes 365 pages to helping Catholics become better apologists.
2021-08-01 - IT IS RIGHT AND JUST: WHY THE FUTURE OF CIVILIZATION DEPENDS UPON TRUE RELIGION
Dr. Scott Hahn joins Doug Keck to offer a wake-up call to Catholics. His new book explains why the very future of civilization depends on true religion, and it begins with ourselves, our marriages, our families and our communities.