How do we grieve? Do we trust in the love of God to help us in accepting our losses?
David Brooks has an op-ed piece in today's New York Times that talks about America coming apart at the seams. That essay and this weekend's readings spoke to me about how we can be the source of what can provide a …
I got to do more reading than ever in this year of challenges. Here are some suggestions that came from me by way of my listeners.
Can we look back on the year and see any changes? Have there been any epiphanies - moments when we have come to understand something that is very important to us?
The Dominican brothers perform a radio play written by the acclaimed British mystery writer Dorothy Sayers, author of the Lord Peter Wimsey novels. Fourteen Dominican brothers participated in this effort. We perform …
Back in 1997, I met Senator Bob Dole for the first time, and it impressed me in ways that stick with me to this day - and yes, it has something to do …
This is an interview for everyone who preaches and cares about good preaching.
Former Master of the Dominicans, Fr. Timothy Radcliffe says of Fr. Whitfield's book, "He pulls no punches. This book offers just the challenge that …
I share memories of previous Thanksgiving days in my life.
Which kingdom will we choose?
This reflection on the readings for this Sunday - the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time - can inspire us to examine how are we doing in recognizing that …
The readings this Sunday and the past two Sundays can be very challenging to us. What keeps us from truly loving our neighbor as ourselves?
This interview with Fr. Nick Monco, OP, now a chaplain at the Benedict Institute of Hope College, reflects on a TED Talk that Fr. Nick gave that …
Dr. Ellen Lawson is an emergency room physician who began her career as a religious sister working in Congo. Dr. Lawson and I both serve on the board of the St Dominique Foundation that administers an orphanage in …
Best-selling novelist Sue Monk Kidd provides a creative setting for the life of Jesus - as a married man.
Sort of a little break from the normal program to remember a devoted parishioner and friend of St. Tom's.
September 30 was the birthday of my mother AND father. Today's podcast is a reflection on them.
I offer some reflections on the events of September 11, 2001 and the challenges they present. Here's a link to another podcast I mention in the broadcast. …
Remembering events on the occasion of my 50th high school reunion.
I'm out of quarantine and ready to finish my account of my trip to Africa.
I've test positive. No episode this week.
Hear about my trip to Kenya - my first to Africa - and my safari experiences.
Prayer simply must be a part of our life if we hope to grow spiritually. There are many forms. Jim and I talk about that need we all have to take care of ourselves and how prayer is a vital way to do that.
Jim McElroy talks about his own experience with centering prayer as an acolyte of Fr. Thomas Keating. If you're interested in centering prayer or …
The last segment of our three-part interview with nationally syndicated speaker and best-selling author Dr. Walt Larimore.
Part two of this amazing interview with Dr. Walt Larimore who gives us valuable insights on what it means to be truly, totally healthy.
We begin a three-part series with Dr. Walt Larimore, physician and author of more than 40 books, including the best seller Fit Over 50. Dr. Walt has appeared on many 360 with Anderson Cooper, Good Morning America, and …
The conclusion to our interview with award-winning novelist and teacher Gary Schmidt.
Listen to author Gary Schmidt provide some fascinating insights to his writing, inspiration and motivation.
Award-winning author - (National Book Award finalist and Newberry prize winner) - former Yankees (now Mets fan) - teacher - medievalist - UofI grad - what more can I say? A great storyteller. Listen to the first of …
Listen to part two of our conversation with author, composer, singer, spiritual director, Steve Givens, as he discusses his personal experience with chemotherapy and a usually fatal disease.
I talk with Steve Givens who has written widely on spiritual direction and his own battle with a rare disease.
Stories of best friends.
"We are what we eat." - St. Augustine. Oh my goodness!! Do I look like gelato and no one has mentioned it??
An interview from Houston where Dominican friar Br. Greg Dunn will profess his solemn vows on May 28. Hear how this young man, who once aspired to …
Part two of our conversation with seminarian Mark Hellinger
We begin a break from our format and have an interview with seminarian Mark Hellinger
More memorable moments from my time at St. Tom's and Purdue.
Some of my most memorable moments at St. Tom's - Part I
How we began St. Tom's mission trips to Titanyen, Haiti.
Mission trips and pilgrimages - unique encounters with our faith.
How do we keep our young people engaged? The St. Tom's way!!!
My first years at St. Tom's and a little of the inspiration.
I begin my time at St Tom's with my ordination and then my installation as the pastor. What a whirlwind experience! And a blessed one!!
The episode that was difficult to get to: after a lifetime of waiting to answer God's call, my ordination, but not without some bumps in getting …
I have my first experience of ministry at St. Tom's and Purdue (Boiler Up!) and finish up my time and studies in St. Louis.
I begin my studies in Saint Louis and as an outcome of the Boston scandals, we are visited by representatives from the Vatican.
My life as a Dominican friar begins in earnest - my first year as a novice in Denver.
Chicago - an end to one journey and the beginning of a new one.
My time in Springfield Illinois posed some unique challenges and new opportunities.
The beginning of a new journey.
"I'm going to Charleston where there's still some grace and charm." -Rhett Butler
My years working for Big Jim Thompson - and the second inauguration of Ronald Reagan - and my last days in DC - at least for a little while.
My days working for Big Jim Thompson - the second Reagan inauguration - and my last years in DC - at least for a little while.
Further reflections on the events in the U.S. Capitol and I begin my time with working for the State of Illinois in Washington and Governor Jim …
Reflections on this week and my experiences of working in the Capitol and on the Hill.
So where were you on January 1, 2000? It was a big night for me!!
The voice of Christmas past and present.
So now you get to hear what the rest of my first trip to Italy was like.
Patrick goes to Italy for the first time. Mamma mia!!
I gave this homily on December 8, 2020 at the WashU Medical School. It touches on some current issues.
Hear about my first full years in Washington DC.
My first full year in Washington DC - a year of many changes - great highs and lows.
When Fr. Patrick makes his podcast singing debut.
Some thoughts about the election which provides a nice segue to the beginning of my career in Washington DC.
College comes to an end - and I begin the journey in the "real world"
So we continue with my college experiences and a variety of firsts for me.
Another weekly reflection from Fr. Patrick Baikauskas, OP.
I talk about the end of my high school life and move on to college.
The Frank Friar has his first experience of being called to the priesthood in junior high school.
Further reflections of Fr. Patrick on his early life.
As I begin my podcast journey, I decided to speak about something in which I have some expertise - me. I will spend the first few podcasts giving you a brief biography so that the future reflections will have some …
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