Bridge Builder Podcast

The Bridge Builder – Helping You Bridge the Gap Between Faith and Politics.

You can catch the show on Relevant Radio AM 1330 each Saturday at 11:00 AM across the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Each episode is then archived as a podcast, which you can listen to by clicking on the episodes above or downloading from Sound Cloud, Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, or Spotify.


Episode Descriptions and Resources Mentioned in Each Podcast:

May 13, 2019

JPII’s Leadership Lessons and Catholic Social Teaching: How much do you really know? – Interview with Andreas Widmer a former Swiss guard and Director of the Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship at The Catholic University of America.

In this episode you’ll get a unique perspective on the lessons in leadership Pope St. John Paul II has left for the world. Andreas Widmer, an entrepreneur and former Swiss Guard for John Paul II shares his own incredible faith journey guided by the pope he served.

Plus… Would you ace a test on Catholic Social Teaching? Andreas shares with us his research that may make you second guess just how well you really understand it.

Then in our Classic Catholic Social Teaching segment, we’re discussing Octogesima Adveniens – On the Occasion of the Eightieth Anniversary of the Encyclical “Rerum Novarum” an apostolic letter of Pope Paul VI.

To round out the podcast episode we have our bricklayer segment where you’ll learn practical tips for living out faithful citizenship.

You can access Andreas’ study, “Faithful Measure: Gauging Awareness of the Catholic Church’s Social Doctrine” here: business.catholic.edu/faculty-and-re…ons/index.html