Life on the Rock
Fr. Mark and the Franciscan Friars of the Eternal Word are back. Interviews, spiritual insights from the friars, music videos and much more.
2022-07-31 - Anthony Esolen Pt. 2
Part two of Father Mark’s interview with Anthony Esolen delves deeper into the subject of masculity in today’s world. Why is it so important? And what does the author’s new book No Apologies, say needs to be done.
2022-07-24 - Anthony Esolen Pt. 1
Anthony Esolen, writer, social commentator and translator of classical poetry at Magdalen College of the Liberal Arts joins Fr. Mark to discuss his new book No Apologies and the importance of masculinity in today’s world.
2022-07-10 - John Cuddeback
Father Mark Interviews John Cuddeback, author of True Friendship: Where Virtue Becomes Happiness. They discuss how the timeless wisdom of Scripture and the saints marks the path to man's greatest joy—true friendship.
2022-06-26 - Fr. Will Conquer
After being ordained at priest, Fr. Will Conquer was sent by the Parish Foreign Missions Society to Cambodia. He joins us today to talk about his missionary work and his new book, Carlo Acutis: A Millennial in Paradise.
2022-06-19 - Ashley Piche
A fascinating interview with Ashley Piche of Creatio. Her organization helps people encounter the beauty of creation and the Creator through service to the poor, mission trips, outdoor adventure and care for creation.
2022-06-12 - Bill Donaghy Pt. 2
Bill Donaghy from the Newman Center returns to tell us more about his fascinating new book, God is Beauty. This is a translation of a retreat Pope Saint John Paul II gave when he was a bishop in Poland in the 1960s.
2022-06-05 - Bill Donaghy Pt. 1
Father Mark discusses what exactly beauty is with today’s guest, author Bill Donaghy. His new book “God is Beauty” translates the homilies Pope Saint John Paul II gave when he was a bishop in Poland in the 1960s.
2022-05-29 - Focus - Mark Bartek
FOCUS prepares college students for a lifetime of evangelization, discipleship and Christ-centered friendships. Director Mark Bartek explains how they invite them into a growing relationship with Jesus and His Church.
2022-05-22 - Focus - Annie Powell
The founder and Executive Director of Camp Wojtyla talks about their Catholic Adventure program. Set in Colorado, this camp teaches perseverance and teamwork amidst the breathtaking views of God's glorious creation.
2022-05-15 - Ryan & Elizabeth Young
Meet Ryan and Elizabeth Young, founders of Camp Veritas. This fun-filled camp for teens focuses on Eucharistic-centered worship, teaching consistent with the Catholic Church and interaction with clergy and religious.
2022-05-08 - Sister Paesie
An interview with Sister Paesie, founder of Famille Kizito. She lives with the poorest of the poor in Haiti, bringing the love to Christ to unsafe places. Her foundation helps educate children in how to love God and neighbor.
2022-05-01 - Clark Massey
A Simple House is an inner-city ministry that strives to meet the material and spiritual needs of the poor in their neighborhoods and homes. Fr. Mark interviews founder and director Clark Massey about his fulfilling work.