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Welcome to MAX Studios at the University of St. Thomas-Houston. Our goal is to bring you fresh monthly content and conversations, all through a Catholic lens. We approach our content with the perspective of a missionary encountering the culture. We aim to highlight the diversity of the Catholic Faith Tradition and introduce others to the person of Jesus Christ through truth, goodness and beauty.
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Jasmine Chida

Success Can Be Sweet

''BOLD Podcast''

Host Isabel Garcia talks to Jasmine Chida, the owner of SweetCup Gelato & Sorbet, a local gelato shop that makes world class treats. They talk about the joy and challenges of entrepreneurship.
Dr. Yeh and Professor Sindelar

Afghanistan: Then, Now & Next

''The Rundown''

Host Bridget Richardson talks with Dr. Yao-Yuan Yeh and Dr. Richard Sindelar, to better understand the situation in Afghanistan. The guests encourage us to welcome the refugees with openness and love.
Russell Richard

Culture and the New Normal

''For Such a Time as This''

Host Larry Payne talks with Russell Richard about his book, "Beyond Words: An Intersection of Philosophy, Inspiration and Poetry," which is a reflection on the 2020 pandemic. They evaluate big moments and cultural shifts.

series features

Jasmine Chida

Success Can Be Sweet

''BOLD Podcast''

Host Isabel Garcia talks to Jasmine Chida, the owner of SweetCup Gelato & Sorbet, a local gelato shop that makes world class treats. They talk about the joy and challenges of entrepreneurship.

Bold

BOLD aims to inspire, encourage and urge students to “Be Your Bold Self” by gaining insights through dialogue with UST students and alumni sharing their experiences.

ProtagonistsOfChange

Transformative Self-Awareness

''Protagonists of Change''

In part 1, Host Darnell Miller shares how his wife helps him to live out Proverbs 27. In part 2, Bridget Richardson talks with Leah Darrow about self-awareness in dating, life and faith.

Protagonists of Change

Protagonists of Change offers a Christian response to the social and political trouble in our world. We seek a more just society by imitating Jesus. 

Dr. Yeh and Professor Sindelar

Afghanistan: Then, Now & Next

''The Rundown''

Host Bridget Richardson talks with Dr. Yao-Yuan Yeh and Dr. Richard Sindelar, to better understand the situation in Afghanistan. The guests encourage us to welcome the refugees with openness and love.

The Rundown

The Rundown is a show of reflective conversations involving faith, culture, and the latest news. We welcome your participation, so submit a topic or guest suggestion.

Agape & Eros

Episode 6: Romantic Comedies

''Agape & Eros''

Romantic comedies are the best, so we asked young adults about their favorite Rom-Coms. We’ll also get some insight into why we love romantic comedies from Counselor Larry Freeney with Rejoice Counseling Apostolate.

Agape & Eros

Agape & Eros is the newest MAX Studios show about relationships, romance and religion - taking a look at how Catholic Christians live out relational love in the 21st century.

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Find Your Saint Posse

''As It Was''

Darnell Miller asks you to identify Saints that could become part of your posse – that is Saints you can grow with. He shares his favorites and a few other Saints.

As It Was

As It Was recontextualizes current events through the lens of Catholic Social Teaching to help us find hope and charity in living out the Gospel daily.

Russell Richard

Culture and the New Normal

''For Such a Time as This''

Host Larry Payne talks with Russell Richard about his book, “Beyond Words: An Intersection of Philosophy, Inspiration and Poetry,” which is a reflection on the 2020 pandemic. They evaluate big moments and cultural shifts.

For Such a Time as This

For Such a Time as This seeks answers to life's questions. Conversations with thought leaders focus on Catholic Social Teaching and social justice.

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  • Agape & Eros
  • As It Was
  • BOLD Podcast
  • For Such a Time as This
  • Protagonists of Change
  • Series Feature
  • The Rundown
Dr. Carl Vartian

The Miraculous Vaccine

''The Rundown''

Host Bridget Richardson talks with Dr. Carl Vartian about the vaccine and gives a nod to the PSA from Pope Francis and other Catholic leaders. She also shares how UST is encouraging vaccines.

Jasmine Chida

Success Can Be Sweet

''BOLD Podcast''

Host Isabel Garcia talks to Jasmine Chida, the owner of SweetCup Gelato & Sorbet, a local gelato shop that makes world class treats. They talk about the joy and challenges of entrepreneurship.

Dr. Yeh and Professor Sindelar

Afghanistan: Then, Now & Next

''The Rundown''

Host Bridget Richardson talks with Dr. Yao-Yuan Yeh and Dr. Richard Sindelar, to better understand the situation in Afghanistan. The guests encourage us to welcome the refugees with openness and love.

Russell Richard

Culture and the New Normal

''For Such a Time as This''

Host Larry Payne talks with Russell Richard about his book, “Beyond Words: An Intersection of Philosophy, Inspiration and Poetry,” which is a reflection on the 2020 pandemic. They evaluate big moments and cultural shifts.

Back to School

Back to School!

''BOLD Podcast''

Students are excited for the opportunity to have classes in person Host Isabel Garcia talks with incoming freshmen and student leaders during orientation to see what they are looking forward to the most.

Agape & Eros

Episode 6: Romantic Comedies

''Agape & Eros''

Romantic comedies are the best, so we asked young adults about their favorite Rom-Coms. We’ll also get some insight into why we love romantic comedies from Counselor Larry Freeney with Rejoice Counseling Apostolate.

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