“Ex Nihilo – Out of Nothing” hosted by Fr. Martin Nguyen, parochial vicar at St. James Cathedral and Steve Bucklin, director of adult faith formation at the Cathedral. Together, and with occasional guests, they engage in conversations about the life of faith and the challenges facing young adults and young families. Listen Tuesdays at 8 p.m.
- Ex Nihilo: A Vocation Story E32
Have you ever wanted to know Fr. Martin’s life story? Well this podcast includes his life in Vietnam, his adventure through his rebellious teens and of course his incredible journey to the priesthood.
- Ex Nihilo: It’s a Trap(pist)! E31
Fr. Martin and Steve take a look at a branch of the Order of Cistercians known as Trappists – discussing their daily lives and how they maintain their abbeys and cloisters. Oh yeah, they make beer too.
- Ex Nihilo: Catholic Superheroes R Us E30
Fr. Martin is STILL on vacation, so Steve welcomes back special guest Fr. Chris Dorsey to analyze the different kinds of Catholic Superheroes and how their spirituality defines them.
- Ex Nihilo: Gluten Free E29
Father Martin and Steve look at the history and tradition of the Eucharist by breaking it down into two parts: matter and form. They also discuss the importance of the chemical composition of the bread and wine.
- Ex Nihilo E28
“The Feminine Genius”
Fr. Martin and Steve welcome special guest Carol Brinati, Chief Operating Officer/Chancellor for the Diocese of Orlando, to talk about how each of us can use our own unique gifts to bring the light of Christ to our Brothers and Sisters.
- Ex Nihilo E27
“My Big Fat Catholic Wedding”
Fr. Martin and Steve analyze the sacramentality of matrimony and the importance a strong prayer life and relationship with God has on marriage.
- Ex Nihilo E26
“The Sword of St. Michael”
Fr. Martin and Steve explore the legend of the sword of St Michael the Archangel and how his fight with the devil provides us with a template for combating evil.
- Ex Nihilo E25
Fr. Chris Dorsey returns for an encore visit and walks Fr. Martin and Steve vicariously along the Way of St. James, and the ups and downs that accompany it.
- Ex Nihilo E24
“The Largest Diocese in the World”
Fr. Martin and Steve are joined by special guest Fr. Chris Dorsey to discuss the history of the world’s largest diocese—Archdiocese for the Military Services—and what goes into ministering to it.
- Ex Nihilo E23
Fr. Martin and Steve talk about the Liturgical Season of Ordinary Time, finding things that make it not so ordinary after all.