Warm Up Your Marriage – and Escape the Winter Chill

A bitter cold front is covering vast parts of the nation and a nearly yearlong pandemic has kept many of us from seeing our friends. Setting sail next January 2022, the second Good News Marriage Cruise hopes to remedy some of that. Take this opportunity to grow in...

The Power of Matrimonial Love: The Married Deacon

The communion of love and life between God and spouses in marriage is more than just communication, a simple exchange of words. Through the Cross, God establishes a covenant—an exchange of persons—with and between deacons and their wives in the sacrament of matrimony....

How To Save Your Marriage Without Counseling (Part 1)

In this 25th episode, I speak with Author, Speaker, Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers of EWTN, Catholic Answers and many other outlets. This is only part one and we discuss… View episode 25 show notes and links here! https://catholicalpha.com/deacon-haro… 1) How...

Until Death Do Us Part

During the first session of marriage preparation, I ask the couple a simple question: Why are you getting married?  They typically look at each other for a while and then respond, “We’re in love” or “We’re compatible.”  Sadly, I almost never hear, “I believe with all...

The Deacon’s Role at Baptisms

The past seven months have been unprecedented in the life of the Church. The tentacles of the coronavirus pandemic have reached into parishes around the world, constricting reception of the sacraments for millions of faithful Catholics. As the Church continues to...

The Sacrifice of the Mass Explained

This week we are joined by Dynamic Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers as we powerfully digest the Theology of the Holy Mass, and then proceed to look at the Liturgical Rituals (within the Roman Rite) and make sense of them! You will be astounded and prepared to return to Mass...