Your Next Mission From God

What is your next mission from God? We all have one. God has something in mind for us right where we are. Welcome to “Your Next Mission From God,” with Julie Onderko. Where the Saints show us just how it’s done. Based on Julie’s Book “Discover your next Mission from God: Saints who Found God’s Will—and how you can too,” Julie shares unique stories from the lives of the Saints to show how they searched for and discovered God’s will for their lives. This show airs Saturday mornings at 7:15 a.m. and Sunday mornings at 8:15 a.m. on Mater Dei Radio.

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Francisco and Jacinta Marto are the 2 younger Fatima seers that died when they were 10 and 8. Their heroism, and desire to suffer for souls is astounding. They had an eternal perspective and lived with the full reality of who we are, why we’re here, and where we’re going […]
This is an introduction to Saint John Bosco (1815-1888). To clarify, he is the patron saint of children, editors and publishers, magicians, & juvenile delinquents. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a […]
Mary is indeed a Warrior Queen. This is one of her many roles and titles. And like her son, Jesus, she also was prefigured in the Old Testament for her multiple roles in Salvation history. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show […]
In her second part on hope, Julie gives reasons and examples that show us our hope is well founded. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. […]
Get real hope, undergirded by trust—which is very powerful and modeled by the Holy Family. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes […]
You will be amazed by the details of the story and the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe. There is no scientific explanation for the tilma! Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with […]
The Ark of the Old Testament, went before the children of Israel as an instrument of holy war prefiguring the Blessed Virgin Mary who is the Ark of the New Covenant. But she’s a mom and our own mother, and that reality changes everything! Subscribe to Your Next Mission From […]
Listen as Julie recounts a lesser known story from the life of Saint Nicholas! Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or […]
With no defenses except his unwavering faith and extraordinary courage, Pope Saint Leo confronts the barbaric warrior Attila the Hun. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and […]
The saints are our spiritual network and our spiritual family. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. Your […]
When she was the most vulnerable and desperate, St. Clare turned to Jesus in the Eucharist. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past […]
In the name of her Son Jesus, Our Queen Mother comes to our rescue no matter how minor or impossible our situation may seem, she cares about it all. And this was very apparent in the life of Blessed Bartolo Longo who, as a young man, went off to university […]
This episode features St. Martin de Porres, St. Therese, and Saints Paul of the Desert and Anthony the Desert with a raven, and two incredible lions who answer a prayer in the most amazing way! Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show […]
In this episode, Julie recounts stories that may suprise you! This part includes Saint Don Bosco and his dog Grigio, St Anthony of Padua and the fishes, and St Hubert. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary […]
Learn more about Venerable Matt Talbot in part 2 of Julie’s talk. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this […]
We all need the Blessed Virgin Mary if we are to embrace our unique role in the drama of human history. God the Father trusted her with His son, and we can trust her too as did John Paul II and Bishop Fulton Sheen. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From […]
God always has a plan, even when we cannot see the outcomes. All may seem dark and hopeless, but we see from the amazing life of St Helena that God is working out something that is beautiful. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find […]
St Monica was used greatly by God in the conversion of her son, who became one of the greatest Saints in Church history. Join us as we learn how God can use us to influence others to become great Saints and change the world. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From […]
What do you do in the face of tragedy? Learn from today’s Saint how God can take tragedy and use it to accomplish amazing things in your life. Can can turn circumstances around for our good. St Frances Jane de Chantal is a perfect example of this. Subscribe to Your […]
Learn how Saint Maximilian Kolbe got Heavenly help from three special saints. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this […]
Marriage was not a 1st choice for the parents of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux. God had a better plan for Louis Martin & Zélie Guérin. See how God works when the dreams we had in mind are are shattered and He shows us “the real” plan for our lives. Subscribe […]
The first millenial saint? Julie introduces you to Blessed Carlo Acutis. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. […]
In this encore episode, Julie recounts some stories from the life of the famous French priest Saint John Vianney. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. […]
Learn about the importance of spiritual friendships by exploring the friendships between St Anthony of the Desert & St. Paul the Hermit, and also between St Catherine of Siena & her spiritual director Blessed Raymond of Capua. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this […]
How much do you rely on our friends in Heaven? Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. Your […]
Venerable Matt Talbot was set up for failure and to lose his soul in the process. The late 19th Century Irishman can offer us sound spiritual direction to combat our weaknesses, addictions, slothfulness concerning our attention to God and the things that matter most in life. With the Lord’s help […]
Julie introduces you to Saint Joseph as protector. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. Your Next Mission […]
Julie tells the story of a young martyr for the faith in China. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support […]
Julie concludes her two-part series on Saint Anthony of the Desert, who is also known as Saint Anthony the Great. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and […]
Julie introduces you to Saint Anthony of the Desert, also known as Saint Anthony the Great, he became a hermit after hearing the Gospel story of the rich young man. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary […]
Julie introduces you to the young Irish mystic Little Nellie of Holy God. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support […]
In this episode, Julie gives examples of humility and restraint from the Gospel of James and from Saint Faustina. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. […]
Julie introduces you to the Dominican Saint and theologian, Thomas Aquinas. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. […]
Let Julie introduce you to Saint Philip Neri. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. Your Next Mission […]
Meet Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, the first citizen born in the United States to be canonized! Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past […]
Pope Leo the Great meets Atilla the Hun, with some help from heaven. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support […]
She was a wife, mother, mystic who embraced her vocation to bring the love of Jesus to her sphere of influence. This episode highlights the role of the laity in the mission of the Church, which in our day is known as the New Evangelization.  Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on […]
There’s a connection between St Bernadette Soubirous and St Maximillian Kolbe, and her name is The Immaculate Conception. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look […]
There’s more to Saint Nicholas than you might know! Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. Your Next […]
Julie recounts the story of Blessed Miguel Pro. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. Your Next Mission […]
Julie tells you about the remarkable life of Saint Martin de Porres. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this […]
Julie recounts the story of Henry Pranzini and the little way of St Therese. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or […]
Let Julie introduce you to Saint John Henry Newman. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. Your Next […]
Julie recounts the story of Blessed Bartolo Long who converted after being a satanic “priest.” Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes […]
Julie tells you about Saint Raphael the Archangel and the book of Tobit. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support […]
In this episode Julie tells you about Saint Andre Bessette, a lay brother of the Congregation of Holy Cross, and his pious devotion to Saint Joseph. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with […]
In this episode, Julie reccomends books and podcasts that have recently helped her in walking with Christ. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through […]
How well do you respond to God’s mission for your life? Let Julie tell you how even Saint Faustina struggled at first. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, […]
Julie tells you about saints who gave their lives as witness to Jesus like Saint Margaret Clitherow and Saint Jose Sanchez del Rio. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, […]
Join Julie as she shares the story of Saint Augstine’s mother: Saint Monica. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support […]
In this episode, Julie introduces you to Saint Helena. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. Your Next […]
In this episode, Julie tells you about the life and heroic death of Saint Maximilian Kolbe. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past […]
Meet Clare of Assisi with Julie Onderko. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. Your Next Mission From […]
From soldier to saint: let Julie tell you about Saint Ignatius of Loyola. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support […]
Julie introduces you to Pope Saint John Paul 2. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. Your Next […]
Julie introduces you to The Lily of The Mohawks, Saint Kateri Tekakwitha. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this […]
Julie and a special guest reflect on the virtues of Saint Maria Goretti. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support […]
Julie concludes her discussion of the saintly parents of St Therese of Lisieux. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support […]
Julie introduces you to the saintly parents of Therese of Lisieux. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. […]
Julie discusses the life and heroic virtue of Saint Thomas More. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. […]
Julie introduces you to Saint Bernardino, the saint who preached on the power of the Holy Name of Jesus. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. […]
Julie talks about the life of Venerable Matt Talbot. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. Your Next […]
Do you really know the story of Saint Joan of Arc? Let Julie share her story with you in this episode! Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, […]
Julie introduces you to Blessed Franz Jagerstatter. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. Your Next Mission From […]
Julie talks about the life and adventures of Saint Charles de Foucauld. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this […]
Julie introduces you to Servant of God Julia Greeley. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. Your Next […]
Julie talks about St Catherine of Siena and her humility. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. Your […]
Julie introduces you to Saint Gianna Beretta Molla. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. Your Next Mission […]
Julie concludes her discussion of Divine Mercy. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. Your Next Mission From […]
Let Julie introduce you to St Faustina and the Divine Mercy devotion. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this […]
Find out why Saint Benedict is the patron of Europe, and is credited with restarting western civilization after the collapse of the Roman Empire. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio […]
Julie discusses Saint Dismas, also known as “the good thief.” Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. Your […]
Julie introduces you to Venerable Jan Tyranowski of Poland. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. Your Next […]
Julie recounts the life and martyrdom of Saint Perpetua. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. Your Next […]
Julie continues her discussion of Saint Bridget of Sweden. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. Your Next […]
Let Julie introduce you Saint Bridget of Sweden! Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this podcast. Your Next Mission […]
Julie tells the amazing story of Saint Josephine Bakita. Connect with Julie at Catholic Finish Strong. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes […]
Let Julie introduce you to Saint Margaret of Cortona. Connect with Julie at Catholic Finish Strong.
Julie continues her discussion of the life of Saint John Bosco. Connect with Julie at Catholic Finish Strong.
Julie recounts stories from the life of Saint John Bosco . Connect with Julie at Catholic Finish Strong.
Of all the things to plan in the new year, a retreat is must! Julie shares her experience after going on a silent Ignatian retreat for eight days.
Julie reflects on saints who held the baby Jesus, including St Anthony. Connect with Julie at Catholic Finish Strong.
Julie reflects on the mother of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Elizabeth. Connect with Julie at Catholic Finish Strong.
Julie reflects on Saint Joseph, and Saint Andre Bessett’s devotion to Saint Joseph. Connect with Julie at Catholic Finish Strong.
Julie recounts details from the story of the apparations of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Connect with Julie at Catholic Finish Strong.
Julie recounts stories associated with the Miraculous Medal of Our Lady. Connect with Julie at Catholic Finish Strong.
Julie reflects on Blessed Gorgio Frassati. Find more information on Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati here.
Julie reflects on the communion of Saints, and the importance of our names. She includes a special story about Saint John Bosco. Connect with Julie at Catholic Finish Strong.
In this second show, Julie continues sharing the life of Angelo Roncalli who will become Pope John XXIII. During WWII, he was instrumental in saving thousands of lives.  Also there is an exploration of his deepening spiritual life through his reading of the Imitation of Christ. Julie makes comparisons with St Ignatius’ […]
In this concluding series on John XXIII, Julie discusses the role of Guardian Angels, the Second Vatican Councils’ call to holiness for the laity and encourages us to take our place in Jesus’ mission to save the world. As Pope, John saved The Divine Mercy Devotion for the Church.  Learn about […]
Julie shares her own personal devotion to John XXIII and explores the early years of his inspiring life.
What we think we know about St. Francis isn’t always the case.  Julie explores the correction of her own misconceptions and helps us to better understand St. Francis.
We all need spiritual direction. One of the best sources is from Saint Francis deSales’ “Introduction to the Devout Life,” written specifically for the laity who desire to grow in holiness. His life is an inspiration! Find out all about it in this week’s show.
Julie continues her reflection on the communion of Saints. She talks about how Saint Maximilian Kolbe relied on the intercession of the Saints, including the then Blessed Therese of Lisieux. She also talks about Saint Thomas Aquinas and his heavenly visitors. Connect with Julie at Catholic Finish Strong.
Julie reflects on the communion of Saints, including Saint Therese of Lisieux, Saint Catherine of Sienna and Pope Saint John the 23rd. Connect with Julie at Catholic Finish Strong.
Julie reflects on the life and death of Justin Martyr. Connect with Julie at Catholic Finish Strong.
Julie reflects on trust, in the lives of Eve, The Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint Faustina, and Saint Therese. Connect with Julie at Catholic Finish Strong.
Julie reflects on the Old Testament figure of Joseph and Saint Joseph. Subscribe to Your Next Mission From God on your favorite podcast platform. Find this show on the free Hail Mary Media App, along with a radio live-stream, prayers, news, and more. Look through past episodes or support this […]
Julie discusses Mary as the mystic disciple and Mother.

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