Listen to Fr. Robert Spitzer's Vocation Story in This New Podcast

Listen to Fr. Robert Spitzer's Vocation Story in This New Podcast

Fr. William Watson, S.J. of Sacred Story Institute interviewed Fr. Robert Spitzer of the Society of Jesus to discuss Spitzer's vocation to the priesthood.
Free Will Versus Determinism: A Catholic Perspective

Free Will Versus Determinism: A Catholic Perspective

Are we determined by our environment or do we have free will? In this clip from Father Spitzer's Universe, Fr. Spitzer explains.
Proof of a Soul from the Transcendentals and Our Interior Sense of God

Proof of a Soul from the Transcendentals and Our Interior Sense of God

Plato argued for proof of a soul from transcendental desires. We can also find evidence from the numen, the sacred in the world, and conscience.
Why We Need Religion

Why We Need Religion

In this clip from Father Spitzer's Universe, a viewer asks Father Spitzer why we need religion and not just belief in God.
Feeling a Bit Like Job? Why Good People Suffer

Feeling a Bit Like Job? Why Good People Suffer

Why did the just man Job find himself in terrible suffering? This is the question that those of us trying to be good ask when suffering afflicts us. 
Christian Revelation, Heaven, and Near Death Experiences

Christian Revelation, Heaven, and Near Death Experiences

By looking at patients' accounts of the afterlife, we may be able to infer clues into the afterlife. What parallels can we draw between NDEs and heaven?
Why Does God Allow Evil?

Why Does God Allow Evil?

Why would God allow evil to even happen? In this blog post, we'll flesh out one of the most common answers to this question, unpacking it point by point.
The Eucharist: A Love that Cannot Be Exceeded

The Eucharist: A Love that Cannot Be Exceeded

In this clip Father Spitzer explains why the self-sacrificial nature of Eucharistic love makes it the only love that can save and forgive sins.
Fr. Spitzer on Living Well with a Disability

Fr. Spitzer on Living Well with a Disability

In this clip from Father Spitzer's Universe, Fr. Spitzer addresses how he lives well with his own disability.
Alternatives to the Big Bang

Alternatives to the Big Bang

There are 4 major alternative explanations for the formation of our universe: multiverse, cyclical universe, eternally static universe, and string theory.

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