Tag Archives: Catholic Podcasts

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.

“Just Peace” not “Just War”

In this program Sherri Brown and John O’Keefe interview Eli McCarthy about the emerging tradition of  “Just Peace” as a replacement to the old “Just War” tradition.

McCarthy  the Director of Justice and Peace for the Conference of Major Superiors of Men, which is the leadership conference of all the U.S. Catholic men’s religious orders. He also teaches at Georgetown University in Justice and Peace Studies.

For more information about the Just Peace movement, visit the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative.