Every Knee Shall Bow (Your Catholic Evangelization Podcast)

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • The Weight of the Sacraments

    February 14th, 2024  |  Season 0  |  41 mins 40 secs
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    How important are the sacraments? Are they just steps in the Christian life or do they bear a lot more weight in our journey towards salvation? Mike Gormley and Dave VanVickle continue their series on Mystagogy by addressing the importance of the sacraments. They discuss the mystery of the sacraments and why they are truly a matter of life and death.

  • What Is Mystagogy?

    February 7th, 2024  |  Season 0  |  38 mins 56 secs
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    Every Knee Shall Bow is back for another season! Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle are addressing the topic of Mystagogy. In this episode, they explain what Mystagogy is and why it is such an important part of the Christian life.

  • Can You Define Happiness? (with Dr. Jennifer Frey)

    December 20th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  56 mins 59 secs
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    What is happiness and how do you get it? This question has been at the forefront of humanity since the beginning of time. Mike Gormley and Dave VanVickle are joined by Dr. Jennifer Frey to discuss happiness and the role virtue plays in attaining it.

  • Is There a Right Way to Do Liturgy? (with Fr. David Hust)

    December 13th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  56 mins 48 secs
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    There are a lot of opinions on liturgy in the Catholic Church. So, it is understandable to wonder, “Is there a right way to do liturgy?”. Mike Gormley is joined by Fr. David Hust to discuss the purpose and goodness of liturgy. They explain why it is so important to understand liturgy and all the ways that the faithful can participate in the liturgies of the Church.

  • Fulton Sheen: A Master Evangelist (with Bonnie Engstrom)

    December 6th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  49 mins 37 secs
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    How much do you know about Venerable Fulton Sheen? Mike Gormley and Dave VanVickle are joined by Bonnie Engstrom to talk about this incredible man. Not only does Bonnie offer a wealth of knowledge on his life, but she also experienced an incredible miracle through his intercession. Her story will leave you speechless.

  • Does Prayer Make a Difference? (with Dr. Edward Sri)

    November 29th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  24 mins 46 secs
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    Do you believe that prayer makes a difference? Is it obvious what kind of difference prayer makes? Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle are joined by Dr. Edward Sri to discuss the importance of prayer. They observe the importance prayer has in our relationship with God and how it affects every other part of our spiritual lives.

  • What Is a Woman? (with Dr. Abigail Favale)

    November 22nd, 2023  |  Season 0  |  28 mins 19 secs
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    What is a woman? It is a simple question. However, the answer to this question has become a topic for debate in the culture today. Mike Gormley and Dave VanVickle are joined once again by Dr. Abigail Favale in order to discuss the different sides of the debate and to answer the question “What is a woman?”.

  • What Is Gender? (with Dr. Abigail Favale)

    November 15th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  37 mins 24 secs
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    Gender, feminism, equality, etc. are all prevalent topics in the culture today. However, it can sometimes feel difficult to gain a thorough understanding of these issues and engage in conversation about them. Mike Gormley and Dave VanVickle are joined by professor and author Dr. Abigail Favale to discuss some of these issues.

  • How to Think Like Christ (with Fr. Gregory Pine, O.P.)

    November 8th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  52 mins 26 secs
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    What does it mean to think Christologically? How do you put Christ at the center of all thought? Intimacy with Christ is a goal in the Christian life, but the how and why for this goal are not easily understood. Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle are joined by Fr. Gregory Pine, O.P. to discuss the difference between thinking about Christ and thinking with Christ.

  • A Catholic Response to the Cross of Infertility (with Emily Chapman)

    November 1st, 2023  |  Season 0  |  47 mins 16 secs
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    The cross of infertility is one that many people bear. Many of these people suffer in silence and are unsure what to do in the face of their infertility. Mike Gormley and Dave VanVickle are joined by Emily Chapman to discuss her own challenges with infertility and how it affected her on a deeper level. Together, they address what people can do in the face of infertility and why the Church does not permit IVF, surrogacy, or contraception.

  • The Decline of Pro-Women Healthcare (with Teresa Kenney, WHNP, MC)

    October 25th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  47 mins 36 secs
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    What does pro-women healthcare look like? In the culture today, women’s healthcare fails too often to address the actual needs of a woman’s body. There is a lack of understanding and respect when it comes to hormonal health and true fertility care. Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle are joined by Teresa Kenney to discuss why this is the state of women’s healthcare and what pro-women healthcare should look like.

  • What’s Wrong with Contraception?

    October 18th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  46 mins 16 secs
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    Here’s where it gets sticky: contraception. Contraception may be one of the most talked about and most difficult topics when it comes to evangelization. It is personal, it is polarizing and it can be difficult to understand. Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle discuss the origins of contraceptives, the Church’s teachings on them, the harm they cause and how you can talk about it with others.

  • Bonus Episode: Teaching to Change Lives with Ryan O’Hara on the Better Preach Podcast

    October 16th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  1 hr 52 secs
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    Welcome to a special bonus episode with Michael Gormley…on a different podcast! Enjoy this conversation between Gomer and Ryan O’Hara, the host of the Better Preach podcast. Together they discuss how to teach and preach so as to actually make disciples.

  • The Problems of Cohabitation

    October 11th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  42 mins 47 secs
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    Moving in together is a common “step” that many couples see as necessary and normal in a relationship. Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle discuss why cohabitation can have such negative effects on a relationship. They also share how to talk with a couple who is cohabitating and how to encourage them towards something different.

  • How Do We Respond to Transgenderism? (with Jason Evert)

    October 4th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  52 mins 32 secs
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    Transgenderism, or gender dysphoria, is a very relevant topic in our world today. So, what is it? And more importantly, how are we supposed to respond to it? Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle are joined by Jason Evert to discuss transgenderism, gender dysphoria, gender stereotypes, and more. Together, they share how we can respond to all of it with Christ-like love.

  • How to Teach Your Children the Truth About Sexuality

    September 27th, 2023  |  Season 0  |  35 mins 47 secs
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    Theology of the Body teaches the positive and beautiful message of sexuality within the context of human and divine love. How do we communicate this good news to our children? How do we reject and avoid the pornographic culture while not instilling fear of sexuality or hatred of the body? And what is chastity, really? Mike Gormley and Dave VanVickle answer these questions and more.