Matthew reveals some “secrets” from Scripture and the liturgy to help lay Catholics better appreciate the treasures of the Holy Mass.
Matthew reveals the Reign of Christ the King as the only real antidote to the challenge of secularism
Matthew helps you prepare for the coming Feast of Christ the King by examining the authority of His Kingdom on earth, the Holy Catholic Church.
Matthew closes out his series on the Joys of Being Catholic with a celebration of Living a Sacramental Life.
All Saints, All Souls, and All Hallows Eve
The Miracles of Jesus!
Transform! Matthew unpacks the Biblical prescription for positive change in your life.
Why I Love being Catholic III
Things I love about being a Catholic
Why is an Old Testament wisdom book called “the Book of the Church”? Matthew offers an overview of the remarkably relevant Book of Sirach (Ecclesiasticus).
Vocation of Virtue: The Seven Moral Virtues part two
Vocation of Virtue: The Seven Moral Virtues part one
Vocation of Virtue: The Four Cardinal Virtues
Vocation of Virtue: Theological Virtues & Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit
Matthew welcomes Fr. Shane Tharp to discuss the Pope Francis’ first encyclical, Lumen Fidei.
Who makes up “the faithful”? Matthew unpacks Catholic teaching on the authentic role of the laity in the Church today.
Are abortion, contraception, and “same-sex marriage” the irreversible result of inevitable “progress”? Or is it possible to “turn back the clock” by turning back to God?
You are gifted! Matthew shares how to discover and balance your spiritual gifts according to the 12th chapter of St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans.
Matthew reveals startling and little-known facts about the Crusades and Inquisitions – a strong defense against modern misconceptions!
Matthew welcomes Father Shane Tharp to discuss “Making Intentional Disciples”
Matthew gives solid answers about faith and reason and why the Catholic Religion has nothing to fear from science.
Part two of Matthew’s timely presentation on devotion to Our Lady of Good Success shows how Mary’s powerful prophecy of the restoration of the Church may be coming to pass today.
Devotion to Mary under the title Our Lady of Good Success. This is a little known but fully Church-approved devotion to Our Lady with a special prophetic message for the Church today (part one).
Matthew interviews dom. Noah Moerbeek, C.P.M.O. dom. Noah is a professed knight in the restored Order of the Poor Knights of Christ a fully Church-approved association of the lay faithful dedicated to living out a rule of life in accord with the spiritual virtues of Christian Chivalry.
Matthew welcomes returning guest Father Andrew Bartus of the Anglican Ordinariate
Matthew concludes his “Ten Commandments of Catholic Bible Study”
Matthew shares the first five of his “Ten Commandments of Catholic Bible Study”
Suffering is one of the top reasons atheists give for not believing in God. In answer, Matthew reflects on suffering, the search for meaning, and our journey with Christ.
Matthew offers a defense of the person of the historical person of Jesus and His Resurrection in response to the mainstream media’s annual assault on Easter.
This special “Mariathon” broadcast includes Matthew’s reflections on the “mainstream” media coverage of the new papacy in light of the unchanging doctrines of Catholicism.
Matthew discusses the Biblical evidence of the Papacy on the eve of the election of Pope Francis.
Matthew interviews Father Andrew Bartus of the Anglican Ordinariate.
Debut Broadcast: Farewell to Pope Benedict XI and what it means to “put on the armor of God.”
Matthew Arnold is an engaging Catholic speaker and author, but his primary vocation is that of husband and father of six. Each week on the live program Shield of Faith, Matthew and his guests confront the many challenges facing faithful Catholics today. Whether the topic is literature or liturgy, the papacy or pop culture, the focus of Shield of Faith is the authentic role of laypeople according to the Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity (Apostolicum Actuositatem), the universal call to holiness, and Saint Paul’s admonition to “put on the armor of God” (Ephesians 6.10ff).