St. Joseph Radio is a non-profit, lay apostolate, dedicated to spreading the Catholic faith through worldwide radio broadcasting, video programming, multimedia, print, and other forms of direct evangelization.

For the past 20 years Shane has been involved in evangelism and catechesis in the Archdiocese of St. Louis. He has served in youth ministry as well as coordinating programs for the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults and ongoing faith formation, and contributes articles to Catholic Exchange, Catholic Lane, and Shane is the author of Through, With, and In Him: The Prayer Life of Jesus and How to Make It Our Own; The God Who is Love: Explaining Christianity From Its Center; and co-author of Tending The Temple. He can be found online at

Rick Howick holds a Master’s of Divinity Degree with an emphasis in Church History from the Graduate Theological Union, a consortium of Protestant and Catholic seminaries in Berkeley California. In 1992 after completing his Master’s Program, and while pursuing his final year in Early Church History, Mr. Howick went through the process of conversion from a Presbyterian Seminarian to become a member of the Roman Catholic Church. Prior to seminary, Mr. Howick worked as both a Pastor’s Assistant in Presbyterian Ministry and as a Special Education Instructor for the Mentally and Physically Handicapped in Riverside, California.

1. Our Old Testament Roots

2. The Coming of God’s Anointed

3. Christ and the Apostles

4. The Early Church

5. The Official Church

6. The High Middle ages

7. The Reformation of the 16th Century

8. The Enlightenment and the Modern Ages

9. Vatican II & Modernism

10. Pope Pius XII to Pope John Paul II