Originally from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Michael Gormley has been a member of St. Anthony's when he moved down to Houston in 1998. A senior acolyte, Life Teen student, and a teacher of apologetics when in high school, Mike eventually got his GED and attended Franciscan University of Steubenville. He graduated in 2004 with an Undergraduate degree in Philosophy and Theology and was hired for 3.5 years as the youth minister for our parish. Eventually, Mike would get married to Shannon, finished his Masters in Theology and Christian Ministry, and become our Adult Faith Formation Coordinator. He has four children, ages 3 to 8 years old and a couple of other podcasts that shall remain nameless.
September 25th, 2020 | 8 mins 54 secs
communion of saints, mother teresa, relics, saints
The first relic has been revealed! Gomer dives into the life of St. Teresa of Calcutta
September 18th, 2020 | 6 mins 18 secs
big reveal, communion of saints, saints
Gomer finally breaks the big news about our Communion of Saints project!
September 11th, 2020 | 28 mins 7 secs
communion of saints, intercession, saints
Gomer explains how and why we should pray to the saints for their intercession in our lives!
August 31st, 2020 | 23 mins 11 secs
communion of saints, holiness, saints
Michael Gormley dives into our second episode of the special spinoff series of Beyond the Bulletin, to look at the idea of holiness, what it truly means, and what the Saints can teach us about it.
kicks off the newest series from St. Anthony of Padua: The Communion of Saints. You don't want to miss this unique series of Beyond the Bulletin!
August 26th, 2020 | 24 mins 19 secs
beyond the bulletin, catholic, communion of saints, saints
Michael Gormley kicks off the newest series from St. Anthony of Padua: The Communion of Saints. You don't want to miss this unique series of Beyond the Bulletin!
August 10th, 2020 | 42 mins 43 secs
beyond the bulletin, little flower, tracy miesch
Stephen and Gomer are joined by the sweetest, hardest working, fastest driving person in the office, Tracy Miesch.
August 3rd, 2020 | 33 mins 16 secs
beyond the bulletin, catholic podcast, liturgy, seminarian
St. Anthony of Padua's newest seminarian, J Serrato, sits down with Gomer and Stephen to introduce himself.
July 23rd, 2020 | 39 mins 11 secs
catholic, josh blakesley, liturgy, music, prayer
Music & Liturgy Part 3 with Josh Blakesley
July 20th, 2020 | 37 mins 20 secs
catholic, liturgy, music, podcast
Music & Liturgy Part 2
July 9th, 2020 | 41 mins 1 sec
beyond the bulletin, liturgy, music
Music & Liturgy Part 1 w/ Josh Blakesley
July 6th, 2020 | 45 mins 27 secs
community, prayer, social distancing
Gomer & Stephen talk about investing in community during tough times.
July 6th, 2020 | 42 mins 49 secs
christianity, hope, prayer
Gomer & Jay talk about anchoring yourself in Christian hope
June 22nd, 2020 | 33 mins 1 sec
beyond the bulletin, catholic, digital, parish website, sacraments
In this week's episode of your favorite parish podcast, Stephen & Gomer discuss the relationship between the digital and sacramental church, as more parishes begin to reopen and we look back on first livestreaming Masses. Tune in for a lively and thought-provoking conversation on the purpose of a parish website, Gomer's tough time running the St. Anthony Facebook page, and much more.
June 16th, 2020 | 48 mins 14 secs
catholicism, podcast, st anthony of padua
Following last week’s episode of “Racial Injustice & A Catholic Response”, Gomer & Stephen clear the air and their inbox by addressing some of the feedback heard in the last week at the parish. Diving into generational gaps, balancing Catholicism with politicism, and Gomer’s French accent, we hope this episode clarifies last week’s conversation, with some additional points to pray on. Tune in!
June 9th, 2020 | 51 mins 9 secs
beyond the bulletin, injustice, racism
In the wake of a tumultous week of protests and outrage following the murder of Houston native George Floyd, Stephen & Gomer are joined by Houston Okonma, a seminarian in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, to talk about his experience living as an African American man in Houston, how racism is a pro-life issue, and much more. We invite you to join us, pray with us, and LISTEN to Houston's words, as we pray for justice, mercy, and peace.
June 1st, 2020 | 51 mins 23 secs
beyond the bulletin, catholic, deacons, pope francis
Gomer & Stephen are joined for Episode 34 by Katie Krall, wife of our own Deacon Mike Krall and co-founder of the St. Anthony of Padua Care For Creation team, to share her perspective on the path to becoming a Deacon, explain why Laudato Si' is an important encyclical, and listen to Gomer impersonate the Holy Ghost over and over again. Tune in!