Living a Culture of Life Podcast

Celebration and Expectations after the Dobbs Decision

July 7, 2022

With the official release of the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson’s Women’s Health, Roe v. Wade has finally been overturned. Father Shenan Boquet helps us to celebrate this victory, as well as to prepare for the further work…

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Pro-Abortion Agitation Leading Up to the Dobbs Decision

June 30, 2022

In the weeks leading up to the release of the Supreme Court’s decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, various pro-abortion groups have been using inflammatory rhetoric, making threats, and in some cases committing vandalism, arson, and other violations of…

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The Root of Random Violence in Our Culture

June 23, 2022

Recent violent shootings in Texas, New York, and elsewhere have once again left Americans reeling and perplexed about the horrifying episodes they have witnessed. Father Shenan Boquet sensitively and incisively cuts through to the heart of the matter, discussing how…

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Children and the Meaningful Life

June 16, 2022

Ever-decreasing birthrates around the world, and especially in Western and developed countries, match up with depressing poll results on couples’ desires and intentions to have children. Father Shenan Boquet discusses what is ailing our culture, why fewer and fewer people…

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Catholic Politicians, Scandal, and Communion: When Bishops Have No Further Recourse

June 9, 2022

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco recently announced that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is not to be given Holy Communion until she publicly recants her positions that oppose Church teaching, specifically regarding abortion. Father Shenan Boquet discusses what…

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How to Talk about Contraception with Contracepting Catholics

June 2, 2022

In part two of our series on contraception, Father Shenan Boquet shifts the conversation to Catholics who don’t agree with the Church’s perennial teaching. Some disagree knowingly, while many are simply ignorant or confused. In a contraception-soaked culture, Father Boquet…

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How to Promote Life if Roe v. Wade Gets Overruled

May 26, 2022

Following last week’s episode about the leaked Supreme Court opinion regarding Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, HLI continues the conversation. This time, Father Shenan Boquet discusses how to effectively defend the Gospel of Life in a tumultuous cultural, political, and…

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What You Should Expect after the Leaked SCOTUS Abortion Ruling

May 19, 2022

The Supreme Court’s leaked draft opinion on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health has sparked media controversy, pro-abortion protests, optimistic anticipation from pro-lifers, and questions about the state of our judicial system’s integrity. In the aftermath, Fr. Shenan Boquet analyzes what…

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What the “Libs of TikTok” Controversy Means for Your Kids

May 12, 2022

A media firestorm has arisen over a WaPo exposé of the “Libs of TikTok” Twitter account, but what does it really signify for our society? Father Shenan Boquet goes past the political controversy to get to the heart of the…

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“Can’t We Do Better?” Millennials Begin to Wake Up against Hookup Culture

May 5, 2022

A recent Washington Post article by Christine Emba gave an honest assessment of the wreckage caused by the sexual revolution, calling to repair relationships with a reimagining of sexuality in our culture. Father Shenan Boquet remarks on the ironic but…

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