Fr. Spitzer's Universe
Fr. Spitzer answers viewer questions on a wide range of subjects, including: Reason, Faith, Suffering, Virtue, and the Existence of God.
2022-09-21 - SATAN'S PREPARATION FOR EFFECTIVE TEMPTATIONS PT. 3
A believer’s best defense against temptation is the subject of today’s discussion. Fr. Spitzer explains how the three divine gifts of faith, empathy and conscience are an effective tool against Satan’s machinations.
2022-09-14 - SATAN’S PREPARATION FOR EFFECTIVE TEMPTATIONS PT. 2
Satan uses a variety of tactics to tempt us. Doug and Father Spitzer look at some of those ways, and examine news stories, answer viewer questions and review fascinating books available from the EWTN Religious Catalog.
2022-09-07 - SATAN'S PREPARATION FOR EFFECTIVE TEMPTATIONS
Satan’s favorite tool is temptation. Today, Doug and Fr. Spitzer explain how temptation functions, and also how prudence, temperance, and fortitude mitigate it, helping the believer to reduce and resist temptation.
2022-08-31 - CUSTOMIZING TEMPTATION PT. 8
Fr. Spitzer and Doug review Dr. Ray Guarendi’s latest book, discuss why Christians support abortion rights, and explain how Satan begins in childhood trying to undermine the religious commitment and beliefs of a person.
2022-08-24 - ANSWERING VIEWERS QUESTIONS
Today, Doug and Fr. Spitzer focus on your questions. Hear their viewpoints, and the Church’s teaching, on issues such as abortion, divorce and remarriage, keeping the faith, respecting the dead, and fallen angels.
2022-08-17 - CUSTOMIZING TEMPTATION PT. 7
Satan has promoted a false doctrine that God looks only at a believer’s imperfections, not the good they have within. Today, Fr. Spitzer and Doug Keck dispel that myth, and discuss topics and stories making news.
2022-08-10 - VIEWERS QUESTIONS
Questions for Fr. Spitzer include whether a Catholic turned atheist can be saved, do Mary and the saints play a role in exorcisms, and is the Shroud of Turin a product of medieval photography? Hear his surprising answers.
2022-08-03 - VIEWERS QUESTIONS
With the recent Supreme Court decision on abortion, many Catholics have questions regarding the Church’s teaching. Fr. Spitzer answers them all, including ectopic pregnancies, frozen embryos, and end of life care.
2022-07-13 - CUSTOMIZING TEMPTATION PT. 4
The Holy Spirit never stops providing inspiration for us to choose God, but it’s up to us to make the choice. Doug and Fr. Spitzer discuss this, plus how to answer 5 key questions about abortion and the Catholic Church.
2022-07-06 - ANSWERING VIEWERS QUESTIONS
Questions sent in by viewers include demonic possession, how to treat those with same-sex attraction, marriages without the possibility of conception, obligations for end of life care, and sins that priests cannot absolve.
2022-06-29 - CUSTOMIZING TEMPTATION PT. 3
Father Spitzer and Doug explore seven myths about overturning Roe v. Wade, and discuss how Satan disguises the emptiness, alienation and loneliness arising from a life of depravity by providing false consolations.
2022-06-23 - CUSTOMIZING TEMPTATION PT. 2
Doug and Fr. Spitzer discuss Supreme Court rulings, anti-Catholic attacks and threats against pregnancy centers. Plus, more topics from Father’s book, including why those without religious convictions are easy to tempt.