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ProtagonistsOfChange

YouTube and Evangelization

''Protagonists of Change''

Host Nicole Labadie sits down with Fr. Casey Cole, OFM, writer, YouTuber and Franciscan Friar, to talk about social media and evangelization. Fr. Casey shares about faith, discerning the priesthood and YouTube.
Agape & Eros

E2: Dating Hacks

''Agape & Eros''

First dates can be tricky and dating culture in the United States leaves people unsatisfied and longing for true connection. Host Bridget Richardson dives into a reflection on how to have better dates.

series features

Jose and Fernando

Alumnus Guides Future Student

''BOLD Podcast''

Host Isabel Garcia talks with Alumnus Jose Bolivar and junior Fernando Quintero about how Jose encouraged Fernando to pursue a Catholic, liberal arts education and how they are connected through teaching.

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.

Failing at New Year's Resolutions

Failing at New Year’s Resolutions

''As It Was''

After failing to begin New Year’s Resolutions, Darnell decided to get some help from St. Augustine – and so begins a trip deep down the rabbit hole of our experience of time.

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.

David Leslie

A Chapel of Hope

''For Such a Time as This''

Host Larry Payne sits down with Executive Director David Leslie to discuss Rothko Chapel and how it helps in cultivating conversation, peace and hope in Houston and globally.

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.

ProtagonistsOfChange

YouTube and Evangelization

''Protagonists of Change''

Host Nicole Labadie sits down with Fr. Casey Cole, OFM, writer, YouTuber and Franciscan Friar, to talk about social media and evangelization. Fr. Casey shares about faith, discerning the priesthood and YouTube.

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. Joe Ueng

The Stock Market and Education

''The Rundown''

New host, Eric Diaz, interviews Dr. Joe Ueng to discuss the saga of GameStop shares and Wall Street in January, the Stock Market and the importance of personal finance as a social justice issue.

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

E2: Dating Hacks

''Agape & Eros''

First dates can be tricky and dating culture in the United States leaves people unsatisfied and longing for true connection. Host Bridget Richardson dives into a reflection on how to have better dates.

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

The Stock Market and Education

''The Rundown''

New host, Eric Diaz, interviews Dr. Joe Ueng to discuss the saga of GameStop shares and Wall Street in January, the Stock Market and the importance of personal finance as a social justice issue.

David Leslie

A Chapel of Hope

''For Such a Time as This''

Host Larry Payne sits down with Executive Director David Leslie to discuss Rothko Chapel and how it helps in cultivating conversation, peace and hope in Houston and globally.

ProtagonistsOfChange

YouTube and Evangelization

''Protagonists of Change''

Host Nicole Labadie sits down with Fr. Casey Cole, OFM, writer, YouTuber and Franciscan Friar, to talk about social media and evangelization. Fr. Casey shares about faith, discerning the priesthood and YouTube.

Jose and Fernando

Alumnus Guides Future Student

''BOLD Podcast''

Host Isabel Garcia talks with Alumnus Jose Bolivar and junior Fernando Quintero about how Jose encouraged Fernando to pursue a Catholic, liberal arts education and how they are connected through teaching.

David and Kathi Peters

The Real St. Patrick

''The Rundown''

Host Bridget Richardson talks with documentary filmmakers David and Kathi Peters about their film, “St. Patrick: Pilgrimage to Peace” and how St. Patrick can be a model for peacemaking and love.

Mimi DeLeon

Connecting the Dots

''BOLD Podcast''

Host Isabel Garcia talks with UST nursing student and Campus Initiatives VP Mimi DeLeon. Mimi talks about her four jobs and connecting the dots between faith, service and life.

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