Dive Deep

Dive Deep

Dive Deep, the official podcast of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois, is a show where we will dive deep into our faith where we will explore those interesting Catholic questions and issues you may have.

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April 9, 2021 11 min
A January instruction by Bishop Paprocki instituted no more communion blessings across the diocese. Dive Deep tells you what happens now when someone approaches the priest with their arms crossed and why hearing these certain words, “Receive Christ in your heart,” will make a big impact.
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Eight steps to spiritual and physical fitness – that’s the theme of Bishop Thomas John Paprocki’s new book, Running for a Higher Purpose, now available for purchase at http://www.holygoalie.net/ (holygoalie.net). Perfect for runners, Bishop Paprocki joins Dive Deep to explain why the book may be exactly what you need to give your spiritual and physical well-being a boost. Also, don't miss your opportunity to learn how you could...
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This year, you hear from the Gospel of Mark at Mass. But who is Mark and what should we know about his writings? Dive Deep explores the many interesting facts, pious legends, and fun insights about the shortest gospel in the bible. 
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He served in WWII. He was married for nearly 75 years. Dive Deep sits down Jasper Madonia of Springfield as he gives us 100 years of wisdom, and how our Catholic faith has kept him going. 
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February 12, 2021 25 min
Why fast? Why 40 days? Why purple? Why ashes? Why no meat on Fridays? Lent is full of symbolism, rooted deep in Catholic theology. While Lent 101 sounds like an introductory class, Dive Deep will teach you things about Lent you’ve never heard before.
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Dive Deep brings in the women to begin the year by diving deep into our fears. We are taking 4 weeks to examine what we are calling the 4 pillars of fear and how the feminine genius is a great antidote to fear. Part 4 – We conclude our podcast on fear with Comparison, the thief of joy.
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January 15, 2021 44 min
Dive Deep brings in the women to begin the year by diving deep into our fears. We are taking 4 weeks to examine what we are calling the 4 pillars of fear and how the feminine genius is a great antidote to fear. Part 3 – Fear of Failure is the third pillar of fear we tackle today.
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January 8, 2021 32 min
Dive Deep brings in the women to begin the year by diving deep into our fears. We are taking 4 weeks to examine what we are calling the 4 pillars of fear and how the feminine genius is a great antidote to fear. Part 2 – Pillar of Fear we dive deep into today - Regret
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January 2, 2021 28 min
Dive Deep brings in the women to begin the year by diving deep into our fears. We are taking 4 weeks to examine what we are calling the 4 pillars of fear and how the feminine genius is a great antidote to fear. Part 1 – Pillar 1 - Pain.
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December 11, 2020 36 min
There many Catholic Church teachings surrounding preparing for and entering into marriage. Many of these teachings our culture would say, “The church is wrong on marriage.” But is the church wrong?
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November 27, 2020 31 min
No, this isn’t a list to condemn you, but a friendly reminder to stop doing these 11 things and do the opposite because we want you to grow in your relationship with Christ!
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November 13, 2020 22 min
Did we come from Adam and Eve or animals? What does the Catholic Church have to say about evolution? Is the Big Bang Theory compatible with our faith? How literal are we to take the creation story? Dive Deep, the official podcast of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois, tackles those questions and more.
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October 30, 2020 31 min
Father James Kurzynski, a priest from Wisconsin, joins Dive Deep to share an incredible story about an experience he’ll never forget while praying at a cemetery.
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October 16, 2020 25 min
Gary Zimak, a dynamic Catholic evangelist and best-selling author, joins Dive Deep to discuss how to overcome anxiety, how you should think and act differently in your faith and secular life, and five ways to build faith over fear.
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October 2, 2020 21 min
Gather your facts before you vote! Listen to this episode of Dive Deep and hear what ALL Catholics should be doing prior to voting!
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In part three of our series “Real World Questions, Real Catholic Answers,” we explore these questions from a pastoral perspective, giving you a concise understanding of what the Church teaches and hoping they can prepare you for these challenging conversations with family and friends.
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In part two of our series “Real World Questions, Real Catholic Answers,” we explore these questions from a pastoral perspective, giving you a concise understanding of what the Church teaches and hoping they can prepare you for these challenging conversations with family and friends.
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In part one of our series “Real World Questions, Real Catholic Answers,” we explore these questions from a pastoral perspective, giving you a concise understanding of what the Church teaches and hoping they can prepare you for these challenging conversations with family and friends.
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On today's Dive Deep, hear from the staff at Catholic Charities as they share how Covid-19 has impacted the clients they serve as well as the organization.
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The debate to return to school has circulated the internet far and wide. Today, we Dive Deep with Dr. Bill Moredock, principal at Little Flower Catholic School in Springfield and a clinical psychologist, on the return to school, the impact of major societal issues circulating around around our children and how it impacts them!
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