Every Knee Shall Bow (Your Catholic Evangelization Podcast)

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • Don’t Be Fearful of Confession

    March 27th, 2024  |  Season 0  |  49 mins 23 secs
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    How do you make a good confession? How do you cope with a bad confession? Going to confession is a very vulnerable thing. It can be a great experience, but occasionally, it can be a negative one. Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle discuss some of the common reasons why people may have a negative experience in confession. They offer advice on how to respond and how to potentially avoid them all together.

  • How to Look Forward to Confession

    March 20th, 2024  |  Season 0  |  42 mins 7 secs
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    Confession can feel uncomfortable, intimidating, and even burdensome. However, the sacrament of confession is one of the greatest gifts from God. How can we understand that better? Mike Gormley and Dave VanVickle explain the joy and goodness of confession. They share their own feelings about the sacrament and how they have worked to overcome sin in their own lives.

  • The Eucharist and Encounter

    March 13th, 2024  |  Season 0  |  47 mins 16 secs
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    Why is the Eucharistic theme so central to the Catholic life? Perhaps, you have heard the term “Eucharistic people” and wondered what it means and what that might look like. Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle discuss the impact of the Eucharist on our lives. They also offer advice on how to prepare well for receiving the Eucharist.

  • The Pinnacle of the Christian Life

    March 6th, 2024  |  Season 0  |  45 mins 25 secs
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    What is the high point in life? Where ought everything to lead? Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle continue their conversation around mystagogy as they discuss the Eucharist. They explain its importance and why everything ought to point to the Eucharist.

  • The Essential Power of Confirmation

    February 28th, 2024  |  Season 0  |  46 mins 6 secs
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    Is Confirmation really important? What does it do that Baptism doesn’t already do? For many, Confirmation can seem like an afterthought or some rite of passage. However, Mike Gormley and Dave VanVickle share why it is so much more than that. They explain its incredible significance and why it is essential for someone striving for salvation.

  • BONUS EPISODE: Typology of the Old Testament and Baptism

    February 27th, 2024  |  Season 0  |  29 mins 44 secs
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    Is there anything pointing to Baptism in the Old Testament? Are there shadows of it that come into the light in the New Testament? Mike Gormley is here with a bonus episode to dive into this very topic. Enjoy this bonus content looking at typology of the Old Testament and Baptism.

  • Why Baptism Is Salvific

    February 21st, 2024  |  Season 0  |  56 mins 41 secs
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    Baptism is not just something to check off on the “To Do” list of the Christian life. So, what is it and what does it do? How can we understand the mystery of Baptism? Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle tackle these questions and encourage believers to share the truth about Baptism.

  • 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.