The Catholic Arsonist

From a parish staff with a mission to set the world on fire

About the show

A weekly conversation brought to you by a parish staff with a mission to set the world ablaze. Two priests and two laywomen sit around the proverbial fire to find Christ's light amidst a dark world. TCA engages people and topics cooperating with the mission of Jesus, the true Catholic Arsonist.

Episodes

  • Lookin' Out for Number One

    September 10th, 2021  |  46 mins 53 secs
    catholic, church, evangelization, jesus, parish

    Fr. Andrew, Shaina, and Alyssa discuss priorities...don't worry, ours are out of whack, too.

  • Discerning "Fr. Martin"

    September 3rd, 2021  |  49 mins 21 secs
    catholic, church, evangelization, jesus, parish

    Shaina and Alyssa welcome Joe Martin, a seminarian for the Archdiocese of St. Louis and the pastoral intern assigned to St. Clare for this academic year. We chat Joe's upbringing, his formation, and his hopes for this year of parish life.

  • The Role of the Parish

    August 27th, 2021  |  48 mins 43 secs
    catholic, church, evangelization, jesus, parish

    Take in the view, then come down the mountain

  • What's Love Got to Do with It?

    August 20th, 2021  |  53 mins 29 secs
    catholic, church, evangelization, jesus, parish

    Shaina, Alyssa, and Fr. Andrew talk love problems

  • Summer 2021 Recap

    August 13th, 2021  |  58 mins 45 secs
    catholic, church, evangelization, jesus, parish

    Fr. Andrew and Alyssa reminisce on the past few months.

  • Fr. Yates and Co.

    August 6th, 2021  |  51 mins 8 secs
    catholic, church, evangelization, jesus, parish

    Shaina and Alyssa welcome everyone back with a special new member of our podcast team! Give this one a listen to get to know our new Pastor, Fr. Anthony Yates.

  • Natural Family Planning

    May 28th, 2021  |  58 mins 57 secs
    catholic, church, evangelization, jesus, parish

    It's a topic that no one wants to talk about with friends or in public, Natural Family Planning or NFP. Of course your awesome SCA podcast team tackles the topic with Alli Coiro, NFP poster child and mother of two. We dive into what NFP is and why we as Catholics should learn about it and put it into action in our lives.

  • Giving Kids Roots to Heal and Grow

    May 17th, 2021  |  49 mins 53 secs
    catholic, church, evangelization, jesus, parish

    Shaina and Alyssa meet with Karen Nolkemper from Marygrove. She shares with us her mission and the blessings it provides to children right here in our city.

  • Theology of the Body with Andrea Bowman

    May 14th, 2021  |  48 mins 52 secs
    catholic, church, evangelization, jesus, parish

    This week, Shaina and Alyssa scratch the surface of JPII's Theology of the Body. We interview parishioner Andrea Bowman who enlightens us on some of the insights this beautiful school of thought has to offer humanity.

  • This One is for the Ladies (and the Men)

    May 7th, 2021  |  45 mins 37 secs
    catholic, church, evangelization, jesus, parish

    Femininity, masculinity, wounds...oh my!

  • Greek Gods and Charisms

    April 30th, 2021  |  48 mins 44 secs
    catholic, church, evangelization, jesus, parish

    Fr. Martin, Shaina, and Alyssa find out what US President matches their personalities...all so that we might build up the Church.

  • Father, They are Your Gift to Me

    April 23rd, 2021  |  44 mins
    catholic, church, evangelization, jesus, parish

    Riffing On Givenness

  • What are these feelings that I am feeling?!

    April 16th, 2021  |  38 mins 45 secs
    catholic, church, evangelization, jesus, parish

    Fear, Anxiety, Anger... how to sort it out and keep spirituality at the forefront.

  • Spiritual Reading | Embrace the Suck

    April 9th, 2021  |  56 mins 37 secs
    catholic, church, evangelization, jesus, parish

    In this episode, Fr. Andrew, Alyssa, and Shaina discuss how to feed your soul with some light spiritual reading and we question what are we consuming these days... Junk food for the soul or whole foods?

  • Do You Even Consecrate?

    April 2nd, 2021  |  42 mins 26 secs
    catholic, church, evangelization, jesus, parish

    Do You Even Consecrate?

  • Sharin' Prayer

    March 26th, 2021  |  45 mins 3 secs
    catholic, church, evangelization, jesus, parish

    Musings of prayerful communities