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The mission of Faith Full Podcast is to bring compelling audio storytelling about faith, spirituality, religion, and life.
The independent project is hosted and produced by Tony Ganzer, a journalist by trade and a Catholic by choice and upbringing. Some say religion is a third-rail for journalists because one wrong move can bring strong reaction.
But talking to each other in a measured way, about topics or times that affect us all to our deepest levels, can only be a good thing.
A story from our first episode about a chance, late-night encounter in a Denny’s might help set the table for you.
‘Among human beings, who knows what pertains to a person except the spirit of the person that is within? Similarly, no one knows what pertains to God except the Spirit of God. We have not received the spirit of the world but the Spirit that is from God, so that we may understand the things freely given us by God.’
In times of struggle for the institution of the Catholic Church, some look for inspiration and intercession from the Saints. St. Jean Vianney is said to have faced regular attacks by Satan, yet his ministry in the face of those has positioned him as the Patron Saint of Parish Priests, having walked the Earth during …
We live in a moment when our faith traditions can lead some people to stereotypes right away. If you identify yourself as anything, a whole host of political or social positions may be thrown at you, or attributed to you, without nuance. This isn’t just a modern trend, of course, and today we’ll hear an …
If a loved one dies, it’s natural to want to hang on to something to remind you of them—maybe a ring, maybe a favorite book or picture. That’s the same idea, in a very basic way, behind the relics of the saints held in high esteem by many faith traditions. And in Pittsburgh, oddly enough, …
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