Episode Archive

333 episodes of Forte Catholic since the first episode, which aired on September 8th, 2016.

  • 316: Travel Stories, Freestyle Preaching & Best Nuggets w/Jon Blevins

    November 30th, 2022  |  1 hr 12 mins
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    Taylor & Jon share some of their funniest ministry moments, their favorite things to preach about and play one of our favorite games: freestyle preaching!

  • 315: Getting Fired, Catholic Heroes & Christmas Music w/Will Hickl & Chris Bartlett

    November 23rd, 2022  |  1 hr 9 mins
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    Chris Bartlett is our guest cohost and he talks with Taylor about an event they both get fired from lol. He also brings a new game where he gives Taylor marvel heroes and asks how they would use their talents to benefit the Church. Will Hickl of Novum Records joins the show to share about their Christmas album. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

  • 314: Expectations, Virtue & the Environment w/Meghan Adams & Allison Sullivan

    November 16th, 2022  |  1 hr 17 mins
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    Taylor & Allison discuss how expectations can really ruin experiences and pick each other's best and worst virtues. Fun! Meghan Adams joins the show to chat about Catholic's role in being good stewards of the environment.

  • 313: Sacrilege, Yolo & November Saints w/Fr. Anthony Sciarappa

    November 11th, 2022  |  1 hr 18 mins
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    Taylor & Fr. Anthony discuss what sacrilege is and a recent song that may be the most sacrilegious yet! They also discuss the surprising origins of the term "yolo" & play our favorite saints game with November feast days! Enjoy :)

  • 312: Lions, Lambs & Mass Class w/Fr. Dave Dwyer & Jon Blevins

    November 2nd, 2022  |  1 hr 15 mins
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    Jon Blevins cohosts as Taylor shares his mixed feelings on music by a former Catholic, now atheist being played at Mass. They also discuss how Jesus can simultaneously be the seemingly contradictory Lion and the Lamb and what that means for us. We're also joined by special guest Fr. Dave Dwyer to discuss his impressive media career and the launch of his new book on the Mass.

  • 311: Community, Comics & Poverty w/Peter Schmidt & Andy Shaggy Korty

    October 26th, 2022  |  59 mins 4 secs
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    There are a lot of "firsts" in this episode! First episode with Taylor in his new recording set up. First time guest cohost Peter Schmidt has been on the show and first time for Catholic comics creator Andy Shaggy Korty! Check out the episode where we tackle creating online community, comics and how attached we all are to money.

  • 310: Enemies, She-Hulk & Struggling to Forgive w/Allison Sullivan

    October 19th, 2022  |  1 hr 3 mins
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    Taylor & Allison discuss how their list of enemies continues to get longer. How did this happen? What is wrong with us? And how do we deal with this internally while struggling to forgive. They also chat about the recent Marvel show "She-Hulk." The show as a blast and highlighted some great issues in a manner that was quite enjoyable.

  • 309: In Persona Spirity, Finish the Lyrics & Gay Catholics w/Fr. Anthony Sciarappa

    October 12th, 2022  |  1 hr 11 mins
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    Taylor asks Fr. Anthony why he and his brother priests act in persona Christi and not in persona Fathery/Spirity/Trinity. He also makes Fr. Anthony play the Catholic hymns edition of Finish the Lyrics, proving that we all think we know these classic songs but we mostly just remember a jumbled mess of faith associated words. Finally, they discuss how the Church could be more welcoming to gay Catholics and better help them on their journey of discipleship.

  • 308: The Four P's, Naked Saints & Parish Life w/Jon Blevins

    October 5th, 2022  |  1 hr 2 mins
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    Taylor tries to prove to Jon that his barber is lying to him. He has questions about a famous St. Francis story, a change in the Mass that makes very little sense & talking through parish life.

  • 307: Misery, Social Media Bans & Reality Checks w/Fr Joseph-Anthony Kress O.P.

    September 28th, 2022  |  1 hr 4 mins
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    Fr. Joseph-Anthony Kress O.P. has been a guest on the show many times but this is his first time in the cohost chair. They discuss how we are all more equipped to minister to people than we may expect, how Taylor avoids social media bans & how sometimes people are just trying way to hard and need to chill. We hope you enjoy this week's episode!

  • 306: Converts, Shia LaBeouf & Alaska w/Allison Sullivan

    September 21st, 2022  |  1 hr 5 mins
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    Taylor shares a bit of his struggle while Allison shares the joys of her Orca Isle adventures! Then they have a deep discussion about some of Taylor's internal struggles about things that he should be thrilled about but is instead frustrated/conflicted. He has mixed feelings about converts, highlighted by the recent news of Shia LaBeouf becoming Catholic.

  • 305: Cult Leaders, Pipe Organs & Our Pilgrimage to Rome w/Fr. Anthony Sciarappa

    September 7th, 2022  |  1 hr 6 mins
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    Taylor & Fr. Anthony announce that they are leading a pilgrimage to Rome! They discuss the trip, how Taylor is now a cult leader(in a video game at least), and a hodgepodge of topics including pipe organs, maydays & the alphabet.

  • 304: Chubby, Worthless & Answered Prayers w/Liv Harrison

    August 31st, 2022  |  1 hr 44 secs
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    A HUGE personal win for Taylor this week that he and Liv chat about. She gives us update on her dad's health, they discuss the woman at the well & remembering answered prayers.

  • 303: Stay-At-Home Mom, AARP & Temperaments w/Allison Sullivan

    August 24th, 2022  |  59 mins 43 secs
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    Allison Sullivan cohosts as Taylor shares a big life transition, his trip to lovely Kansas and a bit about taking risks paying off. They discuss the temperaments, a modern day Jesus food miracle, change and copycats. Enjoy! :)

  • 302: Regrets, Mountains & Parenting Wins w/Jon Blevins

    August 18th, 2022  |  1 hr 1 min
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    Taylor & Jon discuss their recent happy moments from parenting, how they deal with life's regrets and the difference between mountains & hills and what that has to do with the Church.

  • 301: Morbius, Steve Rogers & "Is This a Sin"? w/Fr. Anthony Sciarappa

    August 11th, 2022  |  1 hr 17 mins
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    Fr. Anthony Sciarappa & Taylor Schroll discuss the best hate mail the show has ever received, a very odd Mass experience Taylor had and they play their "Is That a Sin" game!