Weekdays noon-1pm ET / 11am-noon CT / 10-11am MT / 9-10am PT

Join the conversation: 1-888-914-9149


Latest Podcasts

  • The Inner Life for November 20, 2017
    Fr. Boniface Hicks – Temperance
    How can temperance lead us to be more thankful of the blessings in our life?
    Temperance can lead us to face the truth of our life and ...
  • The Inner Life for November 17, 2017
    Fr. Marcel Taillon – Sunday Gospel of the Talents
    Jesus challenges us to do more than settle for mediocrity.
    What can we do this Thanksgiving holiday to share God’s love and double ...
  • The Inner Life for November 16, 2017
    Fr. Nathan Reesman – Courage and Encourage Ministries
    Are those with same-sex attraction “born with it” or is this something that comes as a result of environmental factors?
    Caller – I have ...
  • The Inner Life for November 15, 2017
    Fr. Jim Kubicki – Faith and Reason
    Is there a real conflict between science and faith? Do I search for answers only with science so I can avoid the reality that ...
  • The Inner Life for November 14, 2017
    Fr. Peter Armenio – The Last Things
    If there is no hope in the resurrection, then life has no meaning.
    There will be a final “exit exam” in the final judgement and ...
  • The Inner Life for November 13, 2017
    Fr. John Love – Encouraging Young Adults to Spiritual Growth
    Fr. John’s vocation story – I was away from the Church and seriously dating a women when I got the call
    Caller ...
  • The Inner Life for November 10, 2017
    Fr. Matthew Spencer – Sunday’s Gospel – 10 Virgins waiting for the Bridegroom
    Are we spiritually ready for the Lord to come?
    Caller – Cardinal Sarah’s book “The Power of Silence” – ...
  • The Inner Life for November 9, 2017
    Fr. Wayne Watts – Pilgrimages
    What is a pilgrimage and why is it important to take them?
    Fr. Wayne’s call to the priesthood
    Caller – God brings your faith to a new level ...
  • The Inner Life for November 8, 2017
    Fr. Dennis Cooney – Catechism of the Catholic Church
    Sacraments – What are they and what role do they serve in the Church?
    Caller – Can I participate in a Sacrament at ...
  • The Inner Life for November 7, 2017
    Fr. Rick Heilman – Obedience
    Fr. explains how we don’t need a degree in theology to tackle obedience. Jesus makes is simple, if you love me, follow me. In this way, ...

See all of The Inner Life podcasts


The Inner Life® with Chuck Neff is one-on-one Spiritual Direction on the radio. Every day, a Catholic priest joins listeners to offer spiritual advice and guidance designed to assist you along your faith journey, speaking about a variety of topics to help you overcome sin, grow in virtue, and strengthen your faith.

About Chuck Neff

Chuck Neff, the host of The Inner Life®, is a veteran broadcast journalist. A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, he has worked as a TV news reporter in Chicago, Denver, and St. Louis.  Chuck has also traveled the world producing documentaries in the Holy Land, as well as South America and Eastern Europe. In 1999, Chuck coordinated the worldwide television pool coverage for the Pastoral Visit of Pope John Paul II to the Archdiocese of St. Louis. Chuck and his wife, Judy, live in St. Louis.  They have four children and nine grandchildren.