Father Patrick O’Doherty from Queen of Peace Parish in Ocala hosts an exciting and spiritual podcast called Burning Hearts. This series is a bible study for atheists, agnostics, unbelievers, for people of all faiths and people of no faith and also for people who want to take a closer look at the bible. Father O’Doherty touches on topics from the Sacraments, the Ten Commandments, the gospels, purgatory, to in-depth discussions on significant people from the bible. Each episode is also filled with engaging day to day topics that will take listeners on a journey of self-awareness. Listen Mondays at 1 p.m.
- Burning Hearts: James Chapter 2 Part 2 E12
Father Patrick shares different stories from the bible where God chooses the most unlikely people to be leaders and kings of the faith. “Listen, my beloved brothers. Did not God choose those who are poor in the world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom that he promised to those who love him?” -James 2:5
- Burning Hearts: James Chapter 2 E11
Fr. Patrick talks about the role of temptation and how a person’s wrong desire is what leads him or her to sin. Temptation isn’t sent from God to test our strengths, weaknesses or commitment. “No one experiencing temptation should say, “I am being tempted by God”; for God is not subject to temptation to evil, and he himself tempts no one.” -James 1:13
- Burning Hearts: James Chapter 1 E10
In this podcast, Fr. Patrick shares how trials are meant to teach us spiritual lessons. Also, how the letters of St. James in the bible have impacted his life.
- Burning Hearts: A New Covenant E9
Father O’Doherty shares stories from the Old Testaments on the beauty of what a Covenant brings in relationships and the circumstances of our every day lives.
- Burning Hearts: A Marriage Covenant E8
Fr. Patrick shares different bible stories that symbolizes how a marriage covenant is dependent on obedience and a love for God.
- Burning Hearts E7
Father Patrick shares how personal sin can lead us down a path of treachery and destruction like the story of King David in the Book of Samuel—and how to rise above it.
- Burning Hearts E6
“Jesus the New Adam”
Who is Jesus Christ and what is his story? Fr. Patrick digs deep in the life of Jesus and how a simple human being became the Savior for us all.
- Burning Hearts E5
“The Devil Book II”
Father Patrick shares how we can better prepare ourselves when the devil tempts us with the joys of the world we know is spiritually unhealthy.
- Burning Hearts E4
Ask yourself, “Am I an ally of the Devil?”
Father Patrick discusses the ways in which the tempter tries to manipulate you and smother the light within.
- Burning Hearts E3
“Images of God”
Fr. Patrick discusses the importance of God’s plan for each of us and how we should find hope and joy in that love.