From the daily readings for Mass to saint-of-the-day podcasts, from devotionals to Catholic news and commentary, there is a remarkable variety of Catholic material available in podcast form. But there are only so many hours in a day; how can you decide which Catholic podcasts are worth your time? Let the readers of the About.com Catholicism GuideSite help you out! Here are their finalists for Best Catholic Podcast. Read a brief description of each of the finalists for Best Catholic Podcast, then scroll down to vote for your favorite!
Best Catholic Podcast Finalists:
- Divine Office - Liturgy of the Hours of the Roman Catholic Church (iTunes Preview)
"Daily prayer and scripture readings including music and psalms that follow in the ancient traditions of the Roman Catholic Church yet made to feel contemporary through talented readers and remarkable music."
- A Good Story is Hard to Find (iTunes Preview)
Rather than create a podcast about Catholic books and movies, Julie Davis and Scott D. Danielson discuss classic books and movies "as Catholics."
- iPadre Catholic Podcast (iTunes Preview)
Recorded by the ever-popular Fr. Jay Finelli, the iPadre Catholic Podcast offers "All things Catholic and then some. Interviews, stories, news, music, and we'll see what comes along."
- Word on Fire Sermon Podcast (iTunes Preview)
The rector of Mundelein Seminary near Chicago and the creator and host of the popular documentary Catholicism, Fr. Robert Barron has been offering his weekly sermons as a podcast for ever ten years.
- Pray as You Go (iTunes Preview)
A project of Jesuit Media Initiatives out of London, Pray as You Go offers a daily "prayer session" that "combines music, scripture and some questions for reflection," which can act as "a framework for your own prayer."
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