Tag Archives: Catholic Podcast

Perpetua and Felicitas – Repost

In this program hosts John O’Keefe and Wendy M. Wright discuss the early Christian martyrs Perpetua and Felicitas.

The stories of the martyrdoms of these two women are exteremely important sources for our knowledge of the history of earliest Christianity.  The stories also maintian a remarkable ablity to move people, even after nearly two thousand years.

The feast day of Perpetual and Felicitas is March 7th.

This program first appeared in 2010

Jazz Improvisation and Theology

Jason Bivens reflects on the relationship between jazz and religion.

Bivens, who teaches at North Carolina State University,  was on Creighton’s campus as a participant in the 2017 Ignite Talks. 


Ancient Monk and Modern Walls

Rebecca Krawiec joins John O’Keefe and David McPherson to discuss what ancient monasticism has to say about the role of borders and walls in our lives.

Krawiec is Professor of Religious Studies and Theology at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York. Krawiec’s IGNITE talk at Creighton is available here.

The Presentation of the Lord – Repost

On February 2nd the Church celebrates the feast of The Presentation of the Lord, which has been combined with the feast of the Purification of Mary.  The feast has also been known historically as “Candlemas.”

Dr. Eileen Burke Sullivan of the theology department at Creighton joins hosts John O’Keefe and Wendy M. Wright to reflect on the meaning and significance of this day.

This program first appeared in 2010.