Every Knee Shall Bow (Your Catholic Evangelization Podcast)

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • How Mary Crushes Heresy

    June 19th, 2024  |  Season 0  |  33 mins 49 secs
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    Mary just plays the role that pagans had for female goddesses. Jesus only appeared to be human so Mary didn’t really conceive him or give birth to him. These are two common heresies that oppose the Church’s teachings on Mary. Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle explain the origins of these heresies and offer instruction on how to respond to them.

  • In Defense of Mary’s Virginity and Marian Devotion

    June 12th, 2024  |  Season 0  |  40 mins 51 secs
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    Do Catholics worship Mary? Was Mary always a virgin? All of the Marian dogmas solicit a myriad of rebuttals and some can be difficult to respond to. In this episode, Mike Gormley and Dave VanVickle address some of the common arguments against Mary’s perpetual virginity and devotion to Mary. They respond to these arguments by citing both Scripture and Tradition.

  • The Importance of Mary

    June 5th, 2024  |  Season 0  |  35 mins 41 secs
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    Why is Mary so important? How is Mary meant to be a part of our lives? Perhaps, you are someone who has struggled in your devotion to Mary or maybe you have a deep relationship with her. Wherever you fall, you are sure to enjoy and gain so much from this series on Mary from Mike Gormley and Dave VanVickle. Learn, be inspired, and grow in your love for Mary.

  • What Catholics Actually Believe About Mary

    May 29th, 2024  |  Season 0  |  49 mins 46 secs
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    Do you know what Catholics actually believe about Mary? There can be a lot of misunderstanding when it comes to the Catholic Church's teachings on Mary. Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle go through the Marian dogmas and explain each one so as to better equip you in your evangelization.

  • Re-Emphasizing the Sacramental Life

    May 22nd, 2024  |  Season 0  |  37 mins 22 secs
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    There is a significant de-emphasis in American Christianity on the sacramental life. Instead, many Christians are more focused on their personal faith. What are the dangers of this? Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle take up these questions as a conclusion to this series on Mystagogy.

  • What Does It Mean to Be a Priest?

    May 15th, 2024  |  Season 0  |  46 mins 51 secs
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    Priests were not first introduced in the New Testament. In fact, priesthood existed right at the beginning of the Old Testament. So, how can we understand the priesthood in the economy of salvation? How do we distinguish the Old Testament priesthood from the new? Mike Gormley and Dave VanVickle answer these questions and more.

  • How to Understand the Catholic Priesthood

    May 8th, 2024  |  Season 0  |  50 mins 52 secs
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    What is the purpose of a Catholic priest and what is it not? The Catholic priesthood can spark a lot of confusion. Are they a symbolic leader or a CEO? Mike Gormley and Dave VanVickle answer many of the common questions associated with the priesthood and emphasize why it is such an essential part of the Catholic faith.

  • The Most Important Thing for Your Marriage

    May 1st, 2024  |  Season 0  |  35 mins 26 secs
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    What is the best thing you can do for your marriage? In their final episode on marriage, Mike Gormley and Dave VanVickle address the topic of marital spirituality. They share their own experiences of developing a prayer life with their spouse and the challenges they faced. Together, they encourage every person to prioritize prayer in their marriage.

  • Characteristics of a Truly Christian Marriage

    April 24th, 2024  |  Season 0  |  47 mins 24 secs
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    What does a truly Christian marriage look like? Continuing their discussion on the sacrament of marriage, Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle discuss the characteristics and traits of a truly Christian marriage. They also discuss what sort of impact a Christian marriage ought to have on those who have received the sacrament.

  • Holy Matrimony: A Vocation of Service

    April 17th, 2024  |  Season 0  |  44 mins 48 secs
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    Have you ever thought of marriage as a sacrament of communion? The heart of marriage is not emotional support within a domestic relationship, but rather the mutual giving of two entire lives. Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle compare and contrast how society and the Church view marriage and remind those partaking in and preparing for the sacrament that, when you serve your spouse and your children, you are truly serving Jesus Himself.
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    Marriage is truly a crucible in the service of the people that you love.

  • What Happens After You Die?

    April 10th, 2024  |  Season 0  |  49 mins 38 secs
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    Do you know what happens after you die? What does the Church tell us about what will occur after our death? Dave VanVickle and Michael Gormley take up these questions and explain the Church’s teachings. They explain how judgment works and why it is so important for those on earth to do penance for the dead.

  • How the Anointing of the Sick Actually Works

    April 3rd, 2024  |  Season 0  |  49 mins 31 secs
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    What is Anointing of the Sick? This sacrament can receive a lot of misunderstanding and confusion. Who can receive it? Is it for spiritual or physical ailment? What does it actually do? Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle respond to these questions and offer their personal experiences of witnessing the sacrament.

  • 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.