Kevin Cotter, Executive Director of Amazing Parish, joins us to re-imagine a post-quarantine Church and gives us 3 key cultures that characterize thriving parishes.

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Cathy Lins is a national trainer and speaker.  She is also a Lay Dominican with the Dominican Order’s Central Province of the U.S. In 2017-2018, she provided training for bishops, priests, diocesan staff and parish staff for the Catholic Leadership Institute, using her English and Spanish language skills to engage participants for the Good Leaders, Good Shepherds Program, the Next Generation Parish effort, and Pastoral Planning efforts. Since 1995, she has worked with health and human service agencies and government agencies throughout the United States and several other countries to address community needs and quality care for mental health, substance abuse issues, family violence issues, HIV/AIDS, and national service efforts. She has spoken on trauma and care for NAMI, a State Mental Health Conference, and other state and regional conferences. She is currently working with a reporter for the National Catholic Register, a national Catholic newspaper, on a series of articles regarding trauma and the role of the Catholic Church.  

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Will things return to normal? Should they? Tony Vasinda and I spend some time exploring the possibilities of a Post-Quarantine Church.

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I'm joined this week by my bride, Kristin Putnam, cofounder of NFPAware.com and Representative to the United Nations for WOOMB Intl.

You've heard people dispel popular myths about NFP before. You've heard folks debunk the idea that NFP doesn't work, or that it is the same as the Rhythm Method. But are there NFP Myths that Catholics still believe?

We tackle the myths of:

  • "NFP Lowers the divorce rate"
  • "NFP can be used with a contraceptive mindset"
  • "NFP is primarily used by white-suburban-middle-class couples"
  • and more.

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Bo Bonner joins us to talk about St. Benedict's life; on Benedict's lasting impact on the Church, and on Bo's personal experience with being a Benedictine Oblate.

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Dr. Sam Rocha (samrocha.com) joins us to reflect on the differences between Patriotism and Nationalism, Americanism and Catholicism.

Dr. Tim Muldoon joins us to talk about Reclaiming Family Time.

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*Sorry for the lateness of the episode; we've been packing our house into a moving van.

Emily Jaminet (emilyjaminet.com) joins us to talk about the Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus (welcomehisheart.com), and how she came to rediscover it in her own life. She shares the power of the devotion, and shares her personal experience with Enthronement of the Sacred Heart and the healing it has brought into her home.

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Charles Beard, soon-to-be-ordained permanent deacon for the Diocese of Tulsa, joins us to talk about the feast of Corpus Christi, and we discuss recognizing the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist, in the Church, and in the Poor.

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Fr. Robert Boxie, III, a priest of the Archdiocese of Washington, joins us to talk about his personal experience as a Black man, a Black Catholic, and a priest, and then we explore the steps we can take to pursue racial reconciliation in light of our belief in the inviolable Dignity of the Human Person, and in our dependence upon one another as members of the Body of Christ. 

Get 16 minutes of extra conversation with Fr. Boxie about the importance of hearing someone else's story, and we learn more about Venerable Augustus Tolton by becoming a Patreon supporter. Find out more at https://www.patreon.com/posts/37945539.

Dr. Matthew Levering joins us to talk about Pentecost and the Person of the Holy Spirit. 

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We're joined by Marcel LeJeune, President and Founder of www.CatholicMissionaryDisciples.com and author of the new book the Contagious Catholic: The Art of Practical Evangelization available on Ascension press. We talk about Evangelization in light of the Ascension and the Great Commission.

Joe Heschmeyer joins me again to talk about his new book "Who am I, Lord? Finding Your Identity in Christ" available soon on Our Sunday Visitor (www.osv.com).

 

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Sam Jennings of the Servi Institute, (serviOKC.org / twitter @serviOKC), joins us to talk about their Urban Garden project in North Tulsa, and how it can be one component of a spiritual revitalization in our families and neighborhood.

My darling bride joins me to talk about a new endeavor we're starting - Our Litany of Saints! Join us for an entertaining, and sometimes meandering conversation about parenting in quarantine and beyond. 

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David Dawson is the Director of Marriage and Family Life for the Archdiocese of New Orleans. He and his wife are one of five presenting couples who are putting on a free Marriage Enrichment Date-Night series for us while we're in Quarantine. Find out more at www.witnesstolove.org/belight. Sign up today and start tomorrow night!

Patreon supporters get an exclusive unbroadcast segment with David where we talk about how to order our family prayer life during this time. Learn more at https://www.patreon.com/posts/36394796

You might say Fr. Paul Henry, a retired priest from the Archdiocese of Baltimore, stumbled into Divine Mercy. He was cajoled into leading a pilgrimage the result of which was the final miracle needed for the canonization of St. Faustina Kowalska. He shares that story and gives some personal insights into Divine Mercy.

Patreon supporters get an exclusive unbroadcast segment with another miraculous story and the connection between Divine Mercy and the sacrament of Confession. Find out more here https://www.patreon.com/posts/36133837

Haley Stewart, who podcasts at https://fountainsofcarrots.com and blogs at https://www.carrotsformichaelmas.com joins me to talk about how we can Celebrate Easter in a fitting way even in quarantine.

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Dr. Timothy P. O'Malley from the McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame, joins us to talk about how we can celebrate Holy Week while quarantined. 

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Caitlin Marchand, author and stay-at-home mom of six, shares with us the challenges of living Sunday well when the Mass is not available, and talks about the positive conversations and practices her family has implemented in this time of uncertainty.

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