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Interview Wednesday – Eric Manchester, PhD.

SemCasual Podcast is pleased to bring you “Interview Wednesdays”, where we sit down and talk with exciting guests about everything from the grassroots of their faith to the passions that drive their creativity and enterprises, in short, the things that make them who they are! In this week’s episode, we talk with Dr. Eric Manchester […]

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How not to read the Bible

Sacred Scripture has long been an integral part of the Christian life. While it might interest some to engage it as an academic discipline or a case study or just a well-preserved artifact from antiquity, none of these approaches to Scripture properly respect why it was written and why it exists. How much sense would […]

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Cultures change, but fear of immigrants continues unabated

A friend the other day handed me a document called “Conozca Sus Derechos” (“Know Your Rights”). It was distributed recently in Hispanic parishes in a diocese not far from Philadelphia. The goal was to help immigrants understand their rights and to protect themselves from ICE officers and other officials, newly emboldened by recent instructions from […]

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Episode 12 – What will the Cross mean for you during this time of Lent?

SemCasual Podcast, bringing you “Seminary Life with a Twist,” where we talk about things that matter to us, Catholic news that you should know about, various theological or philosophical questions, the saint of the upcoming week, and life at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary! In this week’s episode: 0’40” – Introduction of guest co-host: Nicholas Ferrell, […]

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Instaversary

All things Irish will no doubt be the photographic focus on this high holy feast day.  But another’s anniversary could also be celebrated. It’s been one year since Pope Francis’s first post on Instagram.  His simple message coincided with the devotional image that remains as his profile (above):  “Pray for me.”  His profoundly human and […]

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The only way out of “Big Little Lies”

Big Little Lies is a new HBO series detailing the drama of a community of grade school moms in Monterey which is the epitome of a paradise. Everyone’s rich, powerful, beautiful, and have way too much time on their hands. It’s the lives that HBO seems to think that everyone wants. Everyone wants an ocean […]

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Interview Wednesday – Colin Nykaza

SemCasual Podcast is pleased to bring you “Interview Wednesdays”, where we sit down and talk with exciting guests about everything from the grassroots of their faith to the passions that drive their creativity and enterprises, in short, the things that make them who they are! In this week’s episode, we talk with Colin Nykaza about his early life, […]