I've always been a big fan of listening to things. Audio-books, music, anything really.
Since getting an I-Pod Touch for my birthday which I named Mr Reese (Person of Interest) and the case that I have for it is Sherlock, I've been enjoying being able to listen to a lot of stuff, without having to ask Mum if I could use her I-Pod.
One of the coolest things about having my own I-Pod is that I can get podcasts! It's really exciting. And one of the stations I've been listening to a fair bit this past six months or so, is a Catholic Radio Station called 'Catholic Answers Live'
This was first found by my brother Saxon who began to download some of them and I started to listen to them.
Catholic Answers is an amazing radio show with an awesome website which I have not really looked at that much, but has thousands of articles on varying issues. Their talks are excellent and top notch and they broadcast every day except Sunday which is awesome. I love checking my I-Pod in the morning to see what interesting Podcasts have been added. :D
Their slogan is to 'Defend and explain the Faith'.
They do many different broadcasts. The thing is though, that they have different people from different backgrounds ring them up and ask questions they are always respectful and kind and try to do their best to help the caller. I've learnt a lot from listening to them. I've enjoyed learning more about my faith, and also to be more respectful towards people of different religious backgrounds. Yes, I'm proud to be Catholic, but that means that sometimes I'm a little full of myself and can be rather judgmental of other people. It's a very big failing of mine. :(
Some of the podcasts I skip and some I listen to. It really depends on what I'm interested in listening to. Some of my favourites are the Street Evangelisation broadcasts as they are really interesting.
I even have favourite apologists. Tim Staples is a definite favourite as is Brant Pitre. Trent Horn is becoming a favourite, too. At least some of his :)
Catholic Answers' radio has been going for as long as I've been on this good earth. They've done an excellent job of facing various issues with both compassion, respectfulness, and the solid truths of the Catholic Faith.
I think that a lot of the time people who aren't Catholic hear a lot of misconceptions about Catholics. That's why Catholic Answers is such a great website, it's there for anyone. Catholic, Protestant and non-Christains alike. If you ever had any query about the Catholic Faith I would most strongly advise you to pop over to the website and type in what you are confused about. They have anything and everything on there.
Catholic Answers makes me proud to be a Catholic though in a proud glad kind of way, I love listening to people who actually know what they are talking about and who know that really the Catholic Church is an amazing thing. So pop on over to their website. You have no idea what you'll be missing out on! :D
Thanks be to God for Catholic Answers!