How to Date Better

Welcome back to a brand new season of Ask Fr. Josh! In this episode, Fr. Josh addresses the difficulties of dating. So many people have questions about how to date and how to date well. Fr. Josh offers advice on how to have a healthy approach to dating.

Snippet from the Show
As good as people are, they are not God. They are finite beings. Our hearts have an infinite longing and that longing can only be satiated by God.


Glory Story (2:48)

Listener Question (9:56)

What’s the point of dating? What are healthy outlooks on dating? What are some bad ways to date?

Saint Story: Barbe Acarie (25:28)

Barbe Acarie was a wife, mother, and mystic. Her home was her mission field, and she was known for welcoming others into that space to pray and be in community, including St. Teresa of Avila and St. Francis de Sales. It is estimated that she is responsible for over 10,000 conversions through her ministry as a lay person.


Meet Fr. Josh Johnson

While Fr. Josh was raised Catholic, he didn’t like the Church growing up. Then, one day in adoration, he fell in love with Jesus and received the call to become a priest.

Now, Fr. Josh is the Vocations Director of the Diocese of Baton Rouge in Louisiana. He is a presenter in four of Ascension’s programs: Altaration, YOU: Life, Love, and the Theology of the Body, The 99, and Connected: Catholic Social Teaching for This Generation, as well as the author of Broken and Blessed: An Invitation to My Generation, Pocket Guide to Adoration, and co-author of Pocket Guide to Reconciliation.

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