Catholic Saints

Catholic Saints

In this collection, you can find interviews on dozens of the lives of the saints. Learn about Sts. Monica, Augustine, Stephen, Philip Neri, Catherine of Siena, and more!

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Catholic Saints
  • St. Joan of Arc | Catholic Saints

    Learn about the remarkable story of St. Joan of Arc with Paul McCusker, author of the Augustine Institute Radio Theatre audio drama "The Victory of Joan of Arc", and Dr. Ben Akers on this episode of Catholic Saints!

  • St. Philip the Apostle | Catholic Saints

    Dr. James Prothro and Taylor Kemp reflect upon St. Philip the Apostle. St. Philip often brought others to Jesus Christ. His feast day is May 3. Jesus shows Philip that by following Himself, he will see God the Father, and that we can be bold in our evangelization and intercession in praying for o...

  • St. John the Apostle | Catholic Saints

    On this episode of Catholic Saints, Taylor Kemp interviews Dr. James Protho on the life, traits, and lessons we can learn from St. John the Apostle. Son of Zebedee, evangelist and gospel writer, St. John experienced the privilege of serving in Jesus’ inner circle. We celebrate the feast of St. Jo...

  • St. Cyprian | Catholic Saints

    Join Dr. John Sehorn and Taylor Kemp as they dive into the life of St. Cyprian on this episode of Catholic Saints! A Bishop and martyr, St. Cyprian is one of the most famous martyrs of North Africa.

  • St. Vincent de Paul | Catholic Saints

    Join Dr. Christopher Blum and Mary McGeehan as they share about the life of St. Vincent de Paul on this episode of Catholic Saints.

  • St. James the Greater | Catholic Saints

    On this episode of Catholic Saints, join Dr. Ben Akers and Mary McGeehan as they discuss the life of one of Jesus' inner circle disciples, St. James the Greater.

  • St. Proclus of Constantinople | Catholic Saints

    St. Proclus of Constantinople lived in the 5th century and combatted the great heretic, Nestorius. As lector, priest, and then bishop, St. Proclus exemplified the virtues of kindness, humility, and courage. On this episode of Catholic Saints, Dr. John Sehorn reflects on the life and preaching of ...

  • St. Aidan of Lindisfarne | Catholic Saints

    Although a lesser-known Irish saint, St. Aidan of Lindisfarne was a pivotal priest and missionary to the early Church in Ireland who cared unceasingly for the spiritual and physical needs of both the nobility and the poor. Follow along with Mary McGeehan and Augustine Institute professor Dr. Eliz...

  • St. Malachy of Armagh | Catholic Saints

    Who is St. Malachy of Armagh? The answer, in short, is, "It's complicated." A saint during the Middle Ages, St. Malachy served as a bishop in Ireland and helped to reform the Church there, navigating many difficult political situations. Join Dr. Elizabeth Klein and Mary McGeehan as they dive into...

  • The Maccabean Martyrs | Catholic Saints

    During the rule of the Seleucid Empire over Israel in the centuries before Jesus’s birth, many men and women of great faith arose from the Jewish people who would not renounce their faith in God, despite being faced with the threat of martyrdom. Join Mary McGeehan and Augustine Institute professo...

  • St. Andrew the Apostle | Catholic Saints

    All of the saints had a story before they met Christ. For St. Andrew, he was a fisherman. Hearing the call of Christ, Andrew and his brother Peter left everything behind to follow Jesus. Join Dr. Ben Akers and Mary McGeehan as they discuss St. Andrew, his life, and the example he provides to all ...

  • St. Luke | Catholic Saints

    Known as the beloved physician and faithful friend of St. Paul, St. Luke is a crucial figure for the Church’s knowledge of Christ’s earthly ministry and the early Church. Join Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp as they explore the life and legacy of the author of the Gospel according to Luke and the A...

  • St. Dominic | Catholic Saints

    During times of corruption and heresy in the world, great saints arise to bring renewal to the Church. Learn about the life and legacy of St. Dominic, a 13th century priest who founded the Dominican Order—the Order of Preachers—and lived to promote the integration of the intellectual life and the...

  • St. John Chrysostom | Catholic Saints

    From Antioch, the political center of the fifth-century world, arose a golden-tongued preacher and bishop: St. John Chrysostom. Listen to Dr. Carl Vennerstrom and Mary McGeehan discuss the life and preaching of this great doctor of the Church who gave us countless powerful prayers and homilies.

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  • St. Maximilian Kolbe | Catholic Saints

    At age twelve, St. Maximilian Kolbe received a vision of Our Lady where he accepted the crowns of both purity and martyrdom, vowing to promote devotion to Mary as the defense against the twentieth century's evils. Join Dr. Sean Innerst and Dr. Ben Akers as they dive into the life of this modern m...

  • St. Alphonsus Liguori | Catholic Saints

    Born to a noble Italian family and known as the “Prince of Moral Theologians”, St. Alphonsus Liguori was a great preacher, lawyer, bishop, theologian, and Doctor of the Church. In this episode of Catholic Saints, Augustine Institute professors Dr. Sean Innerst and Dr. Ben Akers discuss this holy ...

  • Sts. Joachim and Anne | Catholic Saints

    Though they never appear in canonical Scripture, Sts. Joachim and Anne—the grandparents of Jesus—hold a place of great importance in the Church's tradition. Discover more about the parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary in this episode of Catholic Saints with Mary McGeehan and Augustine Institute pro...

  • St. Bridget of Sweden | Catholic Saints

    Join Dr. Carl Vennerstrom and Mary McGeehan as they dive into the life of this medieval saint: St. Bridget of Sweden. A wife, mother, and visionary, St. Bridget was an evangelist both inside and outside the home. St. Bridget's visions of Christ’s Nativity have greatly influenced its depiction in ...

  • St. Cyril of Alexandria | Catholic Saints

    During the Nestorian Controversy of the fifth century, heroic saints like Cyril of Alexandria defended the truth of Christ’s divinity. In this episode, Dr. Carl Vennerstrom and Mary McGeehan discuss the Nestorian heresy and how St. Cyril’s humble, courageous spirit aided the Church during a time ...

  • St. Columcille | Catholic Saints

    Join Dr. Elizabeth Klein and Taylor Kemp as they discuss the life of St. Columcille. Like a prism, the lives of the saints reflect the likeness of Christ in their own unique ways. In this episode, learn how St. Columcille's life mirrors that of Christ's and how you can follow his example. St. Col...

  • Martyrs of Lyon and Vienne | Catholic Saints

    Dr. Elizabeth Klein and Taylor Kemp discuss the Christians martyred under Marcus Aurelius around the year 170 AD. This episode invites a discussion on the nature of suffering, the difficulty of martyrdom, and dying in unity with the Eucharist. The martyrs' feast day is June 2.

  • St. Thomas the Apostle | Catholic Saints

    Mary McGeehan joins Dr. Ben Akers for a discussion on the life of St. Thomas the Apostle. They dive into Scripture to explore the life, leadership, and personality of this heroic and saintly man.

  • St. Ephrem the Syrian | Catholic Saints

    An Eastern Father of the early Church, St. Ephrem the Syrian was arguably the most important saint and theological writer for the Syriac-speaking churches. He did not write many treaties or letters but devoted himself to writing hymns to God. These hymns, however, contain a wealth of knowledge an...

  • St. Bonaventure | Catholic Saints

    A Franciscan cardinal-bishop and contemporary of St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Bonaventure is an excellent example of saintly humility. Known as the "Seraphic Doctor," St. Bonaventure loved God above all else. He is known for many works, including The Life of Saint Francis and The Journey of the Mind t...