A Dram with Friends

A Dram with Friends

11 Episodes

This series hosted by Sean Lynn invites you to his distinctively Irish Canadian
Pub studio in sharing A Dram with Friends where we talk about faith, family food and fun. Pull
up a chair and Sean will pour you a drink of his, or your, favorite Whiskey. Distilled alcohol in
Latin is ‘aqua vitae’ water of life. The Latin translates in Gaelic to ‘usisge beatha’, also water of
life. Whisky is therefore water of life. Jesus would give you living water if you ask (Jn 4:10) and
He later says: “Let anyone who thirsts come to me and drink.” Join Sean for A Dram with

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  • Episode I: Jeff Cavins & Sharing the Gospel

    This is an authentic and candid conversation with Jeff Cavins. He shares stories from his time as an ordained minister in a charismatic church to his to becoming a Catholic Bible Scholar. Hear about the activated disciple, his challenge to all Catholics and how evangelization can happen on any mo...

  • Episode II: The Prodigal Son Returns

    Mario Toneguzzi, VP, Content & Strategy Company NameMegaPiXX Media. How does a young man from Ontario end up in Alberta covering the Chuck Wagon races? What does whisky and Jesus have in common? Listen to how the power of the Palm Sunday Mass moved a young man steeped in new age spirituality brou...

  • Episode III: A Loonie Can Make Mission Happen!

    As Monk is of an Anglo Scottish heritage, a good Scotch is in order for this week’s dram. Come and see what this late vocation priest has in common with our Patriarch Joseph and our Patron Saint, St. Joseph. Find out how Mission Mexico in the diocese of Calgary went from a humble request to a $5 ...

  • Episode IV: Dave Cichon talks about being a father and a husband

    This Calgary Dentist knows his Bourbon and senses the Spirit call him to the Bourbon Trail. Join us in this week’s episode where we’ll talk about good Bourbon, being a husband and a father. What are men called to? Hear how Dave responded to what seemed like an innocuous opportunity to evangelize ...

  • Episode V: Mike MacDonald on listening to God’s call for your life

    Mike MacDonald takes us from Scotland, to Nova Scotia, to Alberta, to Mexico, to the jungles of El Salvador. This story calls for the best of libations; so Sean pours himself an 18 year old Scotch whilst our guest has some Columbian rum. Come and see how a school trip with his students transforme...

  • Episode VI: Kevin O’Brien from football to fatherhood

    A dram of Irish Whiskey each, the water of life, they spend the better part of half an hour talking about the Living Water that is Jesus Christ. Kevin tells us about the arrow of truth that pierced his soul, right through the heart, the coup de grâce of his conversion.
    Listen to this man of passi...

  • Episode VII: Bishop William McGrattan

    “Everyone serves good wine first” (Jn 2:10). Not Sean. He serves the good Scotch first; a 15 year old Macallan, just for his Bishop, the Shepherd of the Diocese of Calgary. Hear what his Excellency desires is for men. Listen as he walks us through his early life and how he delights in his father....

  • Episode VIII: Damon Owens

    Damon joins us from the city of brotherly love Philadelphia as Sean pours us a dram of Auchentoshan Three Wood. Come and listing to this Disciple of the Theology of the Body, this Apostle of Joy and hear what Damon has to teach us about Theology of the Body ; how the words of Scripture “For nothi...

  • Episode IX: John Angotti

    Joining us from Nashville Tn, as John Angotti pairs Sean’s dram of Elijah Craig Small Batch Bourbon Whiskey with a Canadian Whiskey Apple Crown on the rocks. This fun loving musician, musical theatre playwright and book author asks the tough questions: Why do bad things happen to good people? And...

  • Epizode X: Seminarian Santiago Torres

    Santiago Torres Seminarian at All Saints Parish, Diocese of Calgary, Lethbridge

    It’s not the water of life Dalmore or Glenlivet that’s going to bring this Mechanical Engineering graduate happiness. It’s the Lord. From Columbia, to Calgary, to Lethbridge Alberta, this seminarian pours out much ...

  • Episode XII: Michael P Foley

    Dr. Michael P Foley, Drinking with the Saints: The Sinner’s Guide to a Holy Happy Hour.

    This saintly marauder found a way to celebrate Saints with the water of life. Startin with a dram of the finest from a bottle of Redbreast 12 year old single malt Irish Whiskey, Sean responds like the Govern...