Church Life Today

Hosted by Lenny DeLorenzo, McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame, Church Life Today features conversations with pastoral leaders and scholars from around the country and covers issues that matter most to Church life today.

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Health and Society

Justice and Reconciliation with Daniel Philpott Part 2

Leonard DeLorenzo for Church Life Today welcomes Daniel Philpott to talk about the biblical notion of justice, the work of reconciliation after violence and civil strife,...

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Health and Society

Justice and Reconciliation with Daniel Philpott Part 1

Leonard DeLorenzo for Church Life Today welcomes Daniel Philpott to talk about the biblical notion of justice, the work of reconciliation after violence and civil strife, and...

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Religion and Philosophy

The “End of Ending” with Josh Noem

Leonard DeLorenzo for Church Life Today welcomes Josh Noem to talk about his debut book, “End of Ending,” an inspiring, realistic work of fiction that crafts a hopeful vision...

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Health and Society

Upholding Human Dignity with Jessica Keating

Leonard DeLorenzo for Church Life Today welcomes Jessica Keating to talk about what we can do to build a culture more welcoming of life and more devoted to upholding human...

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Religion and Philosophy

The Full Vision of Catholic Education with Kyle Pietrantonio

Leonard DeLorenzo for Church Life Today welcomes Kyle Pietrantonio to talk about the full vision of Catholic education: the students, the families, and the community of faith....

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Law and Politics

Controversial Supreme Court Cases with Rick Garnett, Part 2

Leonard DeLorenzo for Church Life Today welcomes Rick Garnett for part 2 of their discussion on recent Supreme Court cases about religious liberty, health care mandates, and...

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Law and Politics

Controversial Supreme Court Cases with Rick Garnett, Part 1

Leonard DeLorenzo for Church Life Today welcomes Rick Garnett to discuss recent Supreme Court cases about religious liberty, health care mandates, and abortion law. Rick Garnett...

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Health and Society

Sin, Conversion, and America Today with Gloria Purvis

Leonard DeLorenzo for Church Life Today welcomes Gloria Purvis to speak, in light of recent violence in America, not only about law and order, but sin and conversion. Gloria...

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Health and Society

How Americans Understand Abortion with Dr. Tricia Bruce, Part 1

Leonard DeLorenzo for Church Life Today welcomes Dr. Tricia Bruce to discuss her report, “How Americans Understand Abortion” and to offer some observations and insights on...

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Health and Society

Systemic Racism with Eric Styles

Leonard DeLorenzo for Church Life Today welcomes Eric Styles, a rector at the University of Notre Dame, to talk about his recent article concerning the death of George Floyd, the...

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Religion and Philosophy

The Seminary with Msgr. Michael Heintz

Leonard DeLorenzo for Church Life Today welcomes Msgr. Michael Heintz to talk about the seminary: who’s being formed, how are they being formed, and to what end. Msgr. Heintz is...

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Religion and Philosophy

Remodeling Catholic Education with Elisabeth Sullivan

Leonard DeLorenzo for Church Life Today welcomes Elisabeth Sullivan to talk about how the holistic model for Catholic education that developed over two millennia has been replaced...

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