Father Colin is a native Seattlite raised in a nominally secular family who became Catholic when he was 18. He was involved in the hardcore punk scene when he was in high school, served as a firefighter in the Navy for five years, and just finished seminary at Mundelein in Chicago. Fr Colin is member of the Communion & Liberation movement and was ordained to the priesthood in June of 2017. He enjoys art, drawing, and bands that Tony would describe as more screaming than music.
December 6th, 2017 | Season 1 | 56 mins 9 secs
catholic, cl, communion, curiosity, disarming beauty, latin, layman, liberation, mission, ncyc, priest, spanish
CHURCH NERD ALERT!!! This week on the podcast Tony sits down with his good buddy Fr Colin Parrish... AND THEY DUKE IT OUT on topics like Hermione's purse, missionary mindsets, curiosity, heterodoxical friendships, Latin vs Spanish, good vs bad liturgy, and Disarming Beauty
November 27th, 2017 | Season 1 | 1 hr 1 min
balm, beard, bearded, beards, book, canadian, catholic, chastity, community, giveaway, gospel, men, single
Tony sits down with fellow (and chief) Bearded Gospel Man Aaron Alford. Aaron grew up as a Canadian Baptist, but is currently in formation as a Catholic seminarian for Las Cruces New Mexico. He also sports and epic beard and is one the author of the recent book, "Bearded Gospel Men".
November 17th, 2017 | Season 1 | 33 mins 48 secs
camino, fishing, fishing with dynamite, neil, neil degrasse tyson, philosophy, radio, radioheart, religion, science, wonder
Tony sits down with our new podcast editor and all around amazing guy Mark Guiney. Mark is an author, podcaster, and all around Renaissance man who just joined our team.
November 6th, 2017 | Season 1 | 1 hr 10 mins
art, baptist, catholic, catholic balm co, divinity, giveaway, lgbt, lgbtq, ritual, soul, starbucks, trans, vatican, wicca
Tony sits down this week to talk with Eli Methvin about what really matters. Eli is transgender artist who grew up Southern Baptist and is now a practicing Wiccan. We also talk about ritual, art, and being a barista.
October 30th, 2017 | Season 1 | 1 hr 20 mins
atheist, austin kleon, barron, beer, bibliophile, bishop robert barron, board games, catching foxes, catholic, claritasu, clarity, execution, ice cream, ideas, jon acuff, mundelein, protestant, return, saying no, seminary, strange notions, word on fire
Tony sits down to talk with Brandon Vogt about his faith life and the seemingly overwhelming amount of projects that Brandon has made, manages, or runs. Brandon is a husband and father of almost 6 kids who works with Bishop Robert Barron.
October 16th, 2017 | Season 1 | 31 mins 47 secs
arvo part, beer, chant, darren king, jon acuff, kendrick lamar, layman, me without you, metal, monks of norcia, mundelein, pike place, priest, rainier, rainn wilson, scremo, seattle
This week on the podcast Tony sits down with his good buddy Fr Colin Parrish... AND THEY DUKE IT OUT on topics like Rainier beer, scremo, Me Without You, chant, favorite drummers, Fr Parrish's existential crisis. Also where we want to go with The Threshold.
October 6th, 2017 | Season 1 | 1 hr 1 min
antman, catholic, family, giveaway, ice cream, jesus, michigan, millennials, suffering, super powers
Tony sits down with head of his friend Pete Burak to talk about super powers, childhood injuries, and the role of suffering in Pete's life. Then Pete turns the table and asks about infinite ice cream shops and "Tony's Why".
October 1st, 2017 | Season 1 | 1 hr 4 mins
belief, believe, catholic, film, mormon, papal, parents, starbucks, sundance, underdog, video games
Tony sits down to talk about what really matters with his old Starbucks coworker, Katy Drake-Bettner. Among other things, Katy is a philanthropist who manages a foundation that she started with her husband after they sold a game he created called "Words With Friends".
September 25th, 2017 | Season 1 | 1 hr 7 mins
8beats, art, catholic, chicago, creative, creatives, doubt, family, film, glass darkly, juice, mexican, movies, porn, rene girard, seminary, short, spirit, visceral
Tony and Father Colin sit down with Glass Darkly and Spirit Juice Film maker Sam Sorich to talk about what it's like to go from a family of thirteen, to van life, to film maker on the new 8Beats Project. Sam cusses. Just FYI.
September 19th, 2017 | Season 1 | 1 hr 6 mins
art, christian, ms, multiple sclerosis
This week Tony sits down with Emily Britt. Mother of three and avid Game of Thrones fan, Emily identifies herself as a universalist Christian. Tony and Emily talk about her battle with MS, how her faith was challenged by a move to Iowa, and experiencing God in the Grease.
September 11th, 2017 | Season 1 | 1 hr 3 mins
agnostic, board game, catholic, compassion. prayer, dissonance, evidence, integrity, lawyer, lds, mission, mormon, nonbeliver, trilogy, truth
This week Tony sits down with his board game buddy Brad Hudson to talk about Brad's journey from Mormon Missionary to Agnostic NonBeliever. Brad is a property lawyer, husband father, and hiker.
September 6th, 2017 | Season 1 | 1 hr 4 mins
beauty, catholic, cl, priest, trilogy
Tony sits down to talk about what matters with his friend and cohost Fr Colin Parish. Fr Parish is Roman Catholic Priest, navy vet, and just had his first day or high school. This is episode number 2 in our opening trilogy.
September 4th, 2017 | Season 1 | 18 mins 50 secs
believe, catholic, new, threshold
In this episode Tony Vasinda and Father Colin Parrish share their thoughts on why made the podcast. This is part of the opening trilogy of episodes that explore the scope of The Threshold