Catholic Podcasts for Young Adults

Looking for a podcast to engage your mind and your heart? Check out some of these podcasts for some great inspiration, life wisdom, and content that is perfect for Catholic young adults seeking to learn and grow.

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Bible in a Year Podcast

If you’ve struggled to read the Bible, this podcast is for you. Ascension’s Bible in a Year Podcast, hosted by Fr. Mike Schmitz and featuring Jeff Cavins, guides Catholics through the Bible in 365 daily episodes starting January 1st, 2021.

Unlike any other Bible podcast, Ascension’s Bible in a Year Podcast for Catholics follows a reading plan inspired by the Great Adventure Bible Timeline®  learning system, a groundbreaking approach to understanding Salvation History developed by renowned Catholic Bible teacher Jeff Cavins.

Tune in and live your daily life through the lens of God’s word!

Catechism in a Year

You are invited to read the entire Catechism of the Catholic Church using “The Catechism in a Year” podcast with Fr. Mike Schmitz beginning January 1, 2023.

By listening to this podcast, listeners will:

  • Read the entire Catechism in 365 days
  • Understand the essentials of the Catholic Faith and why they matter
  • Transform our relationship with the Church that Christ founded

Each of the daily episodes will be about 15-20 minutes long, making it easy to listen for your own personal listening, with your family, or with a small group.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to finally understand what it means to be Catholic and allow those truths to shape your life!

Preview Video: OFFICIAL TRAILER — The Catechism in a Year (with Fr. Mike Schmitz) - YouTube

Abiding Together

 Abiding Together is a weekly podcast hosted by Michelle Benzinger, Sr. Miriam James Heidland, and Heather Khym, providing a place of connection, rest and encouragement for people who are on the journey of living out their passion and purpose in Jesus Christ.

In their podcasts, Heather, Sister Miriam, and Michelle speak truth and life to to women from every stage of life. Unafraid to talk about the hard things, they give a language to the heart, teaching their listeners how to pray and opening an avenue for Christ’s healing power to work. Wherever you’re at in your walk with God, we invite you to join our community. Tune in with over three million other listeners and experience the deep love and full life Jesus desires for you!

“If we open our hearts and give our small ‘yes,’ we never know what God can do.” —Heather Khym

Poco a Poco Podcast

 Join Fr. Innocent, Fr. Angelus and Fr. Mark-Mary, members of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, for their weekly podcast. The Poco a Poco Podcast offers "Practical Spirituality." The friars break open the Gospel in light of their years of prayer, communal life, and work with the poor.

The Poco A Poco Podcast is a source of rest, encouragement, refreshment, and renewal for all pilgrims helping them to discern and make the next best step. Poco a Poco, little by little, step by step we're making our pilgrimage to the Father's house.

Find the podcast on Spotify, iTunes, and Google Podcasts.

Every Knee Shall Bow

"Every Knee Shall Bow" is a podcast series where Catholic evangelists Michael Gormley and Dave VanVickle help you become a spirit-filled evangelizer.

Pints with Aquinas

If you could sit down with St. Thomas Aquinas over a pint of beer and ask him any one question, what would it be? Every week, Matt Fradd invites you to explore fascinating topics and engaging guests… with a cold pint and Thomistic worldview.

Protagonists of Change

Protagonists of Change is a podcast that tells real stories from everyday people working to become Saints. Using music and sound effects to create vibrant soundscapes, this podcast is an immersive experience that draws the listener deeply into stories of joy, mercy and hope. This podcast is produced by MAX Studios at the University of St. Thomas-Houston. 

Pre-Cana with the Pope

Pre-Cana with the Pope is a show hosted by Renzo and Monica Ortega, a married couple that centers around the Theology of the Body and other great topics. Bringing tough questions to the table and striving to restore confidence in marriage and family life.

Ask Christopher West

Ask Christopher West is a show hosted by Christopher and Wendy West who answer questions about faith, life, love, and sexuality, in light of John Paul II's Theology of the Body.

In the Pews

In The Pews is a show that features the lives and inspirational stories of some of the church’s faithful servants.

Catholic Answers Focus

Catholic Answers Focus, the world's premier podcast on Catholic apologetics, helps you explain and defend the Catholic Faith.

Dare Great Things

How can I be someone who really makes a change in this world? How do I balance the various demands of my life?

The gospel of Jesus Christ summons a response from those who receive it. That response lays down a pathway for the transformation of culture, society, and relationships that is nothing short of heroic.

In this podcast, Father Nathan Cromly (at right) enables listeners to hear the voice of Christ calling them to greatness at every level; an ideal offering for those who have accepted the call to be leaders in their various states of life. These podcasts will inspire you with their unique perspective on integrating faith, culture, business, and family.

All Things Catholic

Join well-known theologian and author Edward Sri for weekly insights on understanding and living out the Catholic faith. Delve deeper into the Bible, prayer time, virtue, relationships, marriage, and family and culture with practical reflections on all things Catholic. Don't just go through the motions. Live as an intentional Catholic, a disciple of Jesus Christ.

To sign up for weekly episode show notes sent to your inbox, text ALLTHINGSCATHOLIC to 33-777.

Ask Father Josh

What’s up and welcome to Ask Father Josh, the podcast where I get to listen to your questions, pray with them and hopefully respond in such a way that is helpful for you in your walk towards eternity and becoming a saint! Each episode, I’ll address three to four of your questions dealing with morality, spirituality, relationships, evangelization, catechesis, scripture and more! I'm not perfect, and I can’t guarantee that my advice is going to be perfect or make things easy, but I'll do my best as a priest and friend to guide you.




Godsplaining: a podcast featuring contemplative preachers and their contemporary age. Considering topics philosophical, theological, cultural, and beyond, Godsplaining presents ideas from the Church’s tradition and brings them to bear on our lives’ most urgent questions. Each week, join the Dominican friars as they muse on all things Catholic. 


Have you found a podcast that speaks to your heart? Let us know! 

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