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Brandon Harvey teaches higher ed theological courses on the sacraments, the Sacred Liturgy, and is also passionate about biblical studies. The podcast episodes are meant to provide assistance for theology students.
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This podcast episode looks at the treatment of the Liturgy of the Hours within the Catechism of the Catholic Church. The goal is for this to provide a foundational theological understanding of the Liturgy of the Hours to assist with the praying of the Liturgy of the Hours. 
This episode serves as a reminder that when we celebrate the Sacred Liturgy there are heavenly participants alongside us.
Jesus is a priest in the order of Melchizedek. What was Melchizedek's sacrificial offering? How does this relate to Jesus in light of Hebrews 10? Find out...
This podcast looks at some of the items concerning the CCC and the 4 Pillars to emphasize particular points that you will discover in your CCC reading/work. 
Discover the background of Tertullian and his words on persecution, Christian Initiation, and what we would now call the "Liturgy of the Hours."
Explore the life/background of Saint Cyprian of Carthage, his insights on the Lord's Prayer, and his witness to an early form of the Liturgy of the Hours. 
Explore a summary of Aquinas 5 ways, his insights into a church building, and the consecration of sacred vessels. On the 5 ways: ST I, q. 2, a. 1-3.On the respective liturgical rites: ST III, q. 83, a. 1-6.  
Jesus the Liturgist

Jesus the Liturgist


Discover how Hebrews 8 speaks of Jesus as the Liturgist who carried out our work of redemption and has gifted us New Covenant liturgies. 
Saint Catherine notes the importance of accepting moments of Divine Visitation while praying and whether or not the Liturgy of the Hours should be concluded after this visitation. 
In this audio mini-lecture we look at some highlights in our reading of Saint Francis deSales and insights into the experience of Mass at that time. 
We will explore three selected texts from Catholic figures during the Modern Era: Cardinal Newman (Saint John Henry Newman), the First Vatican Council, and Pope Leo XIII. 
This podcast is a brief overview of the common practice of the past for the liturgical assembly to pray and worship facing the East/Orient and to do so together (both priest and people). It looks at a handful of sources very briefly to help us notice some of the sources on this topic to accompany the theology of Ratzinger. 
Join Brandon Harvey for a reflection on the desire of parents to baptize their child. Learn more about Brandon Harvey or this podcast at
The Nature of Baptism

The Nature of Baptism


This episode of the Home Catechesis Podcast is on the Nature of Baptism. What is Baptism? Forgiveness of sins is an effect in Baptism. What is the sacramental cause of this effect? Brandon Harvey is the host of the Home Catechesis Podcast. Find out more at or follow us on facebook.
Is Infant Baptism contrary to the will of God? Does Infant Baptism have any basis in Sacred Scripture? This Home Catechesis Podcast aims to provide parents a basic understanding of the biblical background for the possibility of Baptism for their children. Join Brandon Harvey for episode 3 of season 1. For more information:
When should I contact my parish about Baptism? What does the Church say about the timing of the Baptism of my child? Parents will discover the wisdom and guidance of the Church as they begin the process into the Mystery of Baptism. For more information about Home Catechesis: Home Catechesis Podcast Host: Brandon Harvey
Discover the ministry of godparents. What is the Church's requirements for godparents? What does God and the Church expect of godparents? In this Home Catechesis Podcast, Brandon Harvey offers reflections on the Code of Canon Law and the Catechism of the Catholic Church.
Brandon Harvey reflects on the 7 steps for parents to follow to spiritually prepare for the Baptism of their child. Find out more about Home Catechesis at The suggested reading mentioned in the podcast: Sacred Scripture- John 3:5, Mark 16:16, Acts 2:38-41, Titus 3:5, 1 Peter 3:20-21, 1 Corinthians 12:13, Matthew 28:19-20, Romans 5-6 Catechism of the Catholic Church # 1213-1274
Brandon Harvey provides practical ideas and thoughts for the day of your child's Baptism. This Home Catechesis podcast covers issues such as photography, stipends, diapers, liturgical practice, silence, family photos, receptions, and unnecessary drama.
This Home Catechesis Podcast reflects on the opening rites and Liturgy of the Word in the Baptismal Liturgy. This mystagogical presentation is given by Brandon Harvey. More info:
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