About the show

The goal of Forte Catholic is to #MakeCatholicismFunAgain. No matter where you are on your journey with God we want to help you take the next step by inspiring, uplifting, and sharing the Good News...all while laughing along the way. There is a weekly theme discussion, guest interviews from Catholic leaders from across the world and the best crew of co-hosts in the biz.

2018 Catholic Podcast of the Year Nominee (Fisher's Net Awards)

The host, Taylor Schroll, is a Catholic husband, father, missionary, speaker & worship leader. For more from Taylor, check out his website at ForteCatholic.com.

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Episodes

  • 275: The Internet, Alpha & Catholic Fantasy Draft w/Jon Blevins

    January 19th, 2022  |  1 hr 2 mins
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    In Jon's favorite episode in months, the guys talk about how we take the internet for granted, the parish evangelization tool Alpha that is growing in popularity & play a new game "Catholic Fantasy Draft" where they choose Catholic heroes for their fantasy football teams.

  • 274: Typology, Life Verse, & Biblical Questions w/Dr. Michael Dauphinais

    January 12th, 2022  |  59 mins 27 secs
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    New biblical insight into Baptism, a ridiculous Scripture game & a Doctor to make us all smarter

  • 273: State of the Forte, Hot Takes & What Child is This w/Fr. Anthony & J.P. Quinn

    January 5th, 2022  |  1 hr 5 mins
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    New Year's Celebration with two great games and a look back at 2021

  • 272: Retrospection & Mental Health w/Tommy Tighe & Liv Harrison

    December 29th, 2021  |  1 hr 1 min
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    Liv Harrison cohosts our final show of 2021 as she and Taylor look back on the best and worst of the year. Tommy Tighe joins the show to discuss his newest book on Catholicism and mental health: St. Dymphna's Playbook. Tommy is a professional counselor by trade and combines that with his love of Catholicism to talk about improving our mental health through a combination of the two.

  • 271: Christmas, Santa & Church Engagement w/Aaron Weber, Jon Blevins & Fr Anthony

    December 22nd, 2021  |  1 hr 10 mins
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    Our Christmas special is jammed packed this year! Jon Blevins cohosts 2 segments to discuss engagement vs. entertainment and the life lessons we learn from Santa. And as is our Christmas tradition, comedian Aaron Weber joins Taylor & Fr. Anthony. They chat about his comedy and how tall Jesus & Mary were.

  • 270: Mary & Eve, Balance & Miscommunication w/Allison Sullivan

    December 15th, 2021  |  58 mins 14 secs
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    Allison & Taylor discuss some of the connections between Eve and Mary you might have missed, the illusion of finding balance in life and have an impromptu argument about their recent text thread. Enjoy! :)

  • 269: Pastoral Council, Bad Preaching & Good Penance w/Fr. Anthony Sciarappa

    December 8th, 2021  |  1 hr 4 mins
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    Pastoral Council, Scripture vs. Vatican II, Bad Preaching & the best penance I've received.

  • 268: Modern Day Bible Stories w/Liv Harrison

    December 1st, 2021  |  1 hr 5 mins
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    Taylor shares two stories that are like modern retellings of Scripture
    He went to his sister's wedding, had a moral dilemma & Liv went to Hawaii

  • 267: Fat Guy in a Little Coat & Cold Takes w/Jon Blevins

    November 24th, 2021  |  58 mins 13 secs
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    Taylor scolds Jon for not sharing big news in his life. Taylor shares two new things in his life: one frustrating and one hilarious. Then Taylor throws some random cold takes at Jon to see what his reaction is. We hope you enjoy this episode and your Thanksgiving!

  • 266: Caritas, Trust & Punishment Fits the Crime w/Allison Sullivan

    November 17th, 2021  |  58 mins 56 secs
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    Taylor & Allison tackle the difference between charity & love, growing in friendship & play the new Punishment Fits the Crime game.

  • 265: Biblical High School Cafeteria w/Fr. Anthony Sciarappa

    November 10th, 2021  |  1 hr 4 mins
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    Hard work now pays off later, deciding which Biblical characters to have lunch with & the awkwardness of inviting people to Church.

  • 264: Travel, Tradition & Personal Hygiene(?) w/Liv Harrison

    November 3rd, 2021  |  58 mins 59 secs
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    Taylor & Liv discuss their recent travels, Taylor's experience of the traditions of attending a Texas A&M game as an outsider & personal hygiene for some reason (its a good one tho)

  • 263: Busyness, Business & Burning Bush w/Jon Blevins

    October 27th, 2021  |  1 hr 2 mins
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    An episode about the things we miss & Punishment Fits the Crime game.

  • 262: Jesus on Social Media & Body Positivity w/Allison Sullivan

    October 20th, 2021  |  59 mins 14 secs
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    A big announcement, a discussion on how Jesus would utilize social media & analyzing the body positivity movement.

  • 261: Anger, Blind Faith & Fancy Catholic Words w/Fr. Anthony Sciarappa

    October 13th, 2021  |  59 mins 36 secs
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    Taylor Schroll & Fr. Anthony Sciarappa kick off the show by sharing about their fun anger management issues. Fr. Anthony quizzes Taylor on fancy Catholic words & they discuss if faith is a blind leap or not.

  • 260: Song of Songs & Punishments Fitting the Crime w/ Liv Harrison

    October 6th, 2021  |  1 hr 9 secs
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    Taylor shares a story about romance involving the Song of Songs. He and Liv Harrison discuss what that story means for our relationship with God. They also introduce a new game centered around confession(it's hilarious, we promise!)