The Search

The Search

3 Seasons

What is this journey in between the event we call “birth” and the one we call “death”? Is the journey taking you somewhere, or are you leading yourself to some kind of destination – a destination that could extend beyond your last breath? What do you want from your life during the in between? The questions are there. And, the answers are too.

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The Search
  • What are the Sacraments?

    Episode 1

    The Search Continues
    Are sacraments just rituals? Do they do anything? Who invented them? Dr. Elizabeth Klein and Chris Stefanick uncover the centrality of the sacraments.

  • What is Intercessory Prayer?

    Episode 2

    The Search Continues
    What does intercessory prayer do? Can I change God's mind? Dr. Elizabeth Klein and Chris Stefanick discuss Catholic belief.

  • Why is there Evil?

    Episode 3

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    If God is good, why is there so much suffering in the world? Dr. Elizabeth Klein and Chris Stefanick tackle this fundamental question.

  • What is Authentic Friendship?

    Episode 4

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    What is it and how do you get it? Dr. Scott Hefelfinger and Chris Stefanick dig into the truth and virtue of authentic friendship.

  • What is Marriage?

    Episode 5

    Why should you even bother to get married? Dr. Scott Hefelfinger and Chris Stefanick share about the Church's teaching on marriage.

  • Who are the Saints?

    Episode 6

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    Why talk to saints? Chris Stefanick and Dr. Scott Hefelfinger talk about the variety of saints, their relatability and their example of holiness for all of us.

  • What about Same-Sex Attraction?

    Episode 7

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    What does the Church say about same-sex attraction? Dr. Scott Hefelfinger and Chris Stefanick unpack common questions.

  • What about Human Sexuality?

    Episode 8

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    Does the Church actually care about human sexuality? Dr. Scott Hefelfinger and Chris Stefanick talk about it.

  • Is there a Right and Wrong?

    Episode 9

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    Who decides if there's a right and wrong? Dr. Scott Hefelfinger and Chris Stefanick discuss the moral life and why right and wrong exist.

  • What is the Mass?

    Episode 10

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    Why should I want to go to Mass with my whole heart? What actually happens? Fr. John Riley and Chris Stefanick discuss the roots of Mass and its profound implications for us today.

  • Where did the Bible come from?

    Episode 11

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    Why is the Bible called the Word of God? What's so special about it? Dr. Mark Giszczak and Chris Stefanick uncover who actually wrote the Bible and how certain books were chosen to be included in the Bible.