Every Knee Shall Bow (Your Catholic Evangelization Podcast)

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

155 episodes of Every Knee Shall Bow (Your Catholic Evangelization Podcast) since the first episode, which aired on November 26th, 2018.

  • Faith and Sacraments Questions

    January 12th, 2022  |  Season 0  |  56 mins 49 secs
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    Dave "Not the KFC one" VanVickle and I answer your questions about our series on faith and the sacraments.

  • Faith and Sacraments: Why Symbols Matter (Part Four)

    January 5th, 2022  |  Season 0  |  47 mins 23 secs
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    Our modern world sees symbols with skepticism because it only values what can be empirically demonstrated. However, symbols are a key part of any culture, including Catholicism. Today, I summarize the significance of the document we’ve been reading in our series on faith and the sacraments. I explain how the sacraments are outward symbols that communicate the inward grace and power of God, and why we are called to preserve the symbols of our faith rather than manipulate them.

  • Faith and Sacraments: The Sacramentality of Creation (Part Three)

    December 15th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  40 mins 43 secs
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    Why did God create? Today we continue with the third part of our series on the relationship between faith and the sacraments by unpacking the sacramentality of creation. We discuss why creation is sacramental, what makes human beings particularly unique within creation, and why the humanity of Jesus is the reason we have a sacramental Church.

  • Faith and Sacraments: Responding to Revelation (Part Two)

    December 8th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  40 mins 25 secs
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    Dave "The Dialogical Nature of the Sacramental Economy" VanVickle and I continue our discussion about the relationship between faith and the sacraments, diving into how the Trinity reveals itself to us sacramentally and how that embodied revelation requires a tangible response from us.

  • Happy Thanksgiving

    November 24th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  8 mins 46 secs
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    Dave "The Turkey" VanVickle and I share a brief Thanksgiving message and express our gratitude for all of our listeners!

  • Faith and Sacraments: A Reciprocal Relationship (Part One)

    November 18th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  1 hr 1 min
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    Personal faith cannot be separated from the sacramental life of the faith. Today, Dave "The Baptizer" VanVickle and I begin our series on the relationship between faith and sacraments. We break down the first few sections of the Vatican document, The Reciprocity between Faith and Sacraments, and explain how salvation is given through the inter-relationship between faith and sacraments.

  • Diving Into the Renewal of the Church

    November 10th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  40 mins 37 secs
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    Dave "The Crisis of Reciprocity" VanVickle and I get real about the struggles we are facing in our parishes as we learn how to navigate sacramental and faith formation programs in a culture impacted by the pandemic. We discuss the relationship between renewal and reform in the Church, and explain how in the next couple of episodes we'll be diving into an important recent Vatican document- The Reciprocity between Faith and Sacraments.

  • The Latin Mass, Discerning the Charism of Evangelization, and Teaching Kids to Behave at Mass

    November 3rd, 2021  |  Season 0  |  41 mins 7 secs
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    Dave "The Pew Sitter" VanVickle and I answer more of your questions today. We talk about the rise in popularity of the Latin Mass, how to discern the charism of evangelization in a parish setting, and how to teach your little ones to behave at Mass.

  • How Baptism Prepares Us to Live Christ's Mission

    October 27th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  49 mins 35 secs
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    Baptism is the epic beginning of our participation in the Paschal Mystery of Christ. Today, I share an example of a Baptism class I recently gave which explains the biblical context behind the sacrament of Baptism, and how this powerful sacrament prepares us to live Christ's mission incarnationally.

    This episode was sponsored by Chews Life. Chews Life's mission is to equip all Catholics with Rosaries for life.

  • Parish Programs, Bad Liturgies, and Making Catholicism Less Intimidating

    October 20th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  47 mins 58 secs
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    There are often many obstacles to evangelization and discipleship. Today, we answer some listener questions about balancing discipleship and parish programs, how to draw someone into the Church if the liturgy at your home parish isn't done well, and how to make Catholicism less intimidating for those hesitant to learn more.

  • 10 Books You Need to Survive the Culture

    October 13th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  28 mins 26 secs
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    Dave VanVickle shares with us ten powerful books that will shape our intellects and help us survive the philosophical and spiritual chaos in our culture, hold onto the truth of Christ, and conquer the world with the Gospel.

  • Why Questions Are Welcomed in Catholicism (with Dr. Michael Dauphinais)

    October 6th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  1 hr 13 mins
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    Asking questions about God, suffering, and love, has been part of the human condition since the beginning of time. Dr. Michael Dauphinais joins me to talk about about how his new book shows us that the Bible answers many of the perennial questions that have led countless Catholics away from the faith in recent decades.

  • The Training Mindset of Discipleship

    September 29th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  41 mins 44 secs
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    True discipleship is not just about believing in Christ, it's about following Christ in a concrete way. Dave "The Coach" VanVickle and I walk you through the four phases of training every disciple of Christ must go through in order to consistently be a witness of Christ.

  • Five Questions Catholic Parents Must Answer

    September 22nd, 2021  |  Season 0  |  37 mins 26 secs
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    What is the role of parents in the faith formation of their kids? Dave " I Am the Weapon" VanVickle and I share five critical questions parents must answer when it comes to forming their kids them into lifelong disciples of Christ.

  • Feeding Disciples in Parishes

    September 15th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  32 mins 6 secs
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    How do we feed disciples in the parish and also make new disciples? Dave VanVickle explains how to foster deeper relationships with current disciples in the parish while also running programs that can draw new disciples into the parish no matter where they are in their faith.

  • Answering Common Objections

    September 8th, 2021  |  Season 0  |  42 mins 46 secs
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    Many of us know what the Catholic Church teaches but we don't understand the Church's reasoning behind its teachings. Today we conclude our series evangelizing your loved ones by sharing a final parish talk about how to answer the most common objections to the Catholic faith.