St. Paul told the people of Corinth that "The love of Christ impels us!" As we grow closer to Christ and experience His love, we grow in an unexpected and unquenchable desire to make him known. St. Paul Street Evangelization (streetevangelization.com) has proven non-confrontational methods to help you learn the process of evangelization. 

Adam Janke, the COO of St. Paul Street Evangelization, shares stories and insights from his own experiences.

This week's extra segment is available to all listeners. Learn more about our Patreon community and listen to the rest of our conversation at https://www.patreon.com/posts/46290524

Reflecting on the events of national significance from this past week, Dcn. Charles Beard and I look at how the Baptism of the Lord - and our own baptisms - should impact our outlook and our actions to such unsettling moments in history.

Our Patreon supporters get an extra 17 minutes of conversation exploring the Church's stance toward partisanship, and our obligation as the Baptized to prophetically proclaim the Kingdom of God. Learn more and Listen at https://www.patreon.com/posts/46008488

Dr. Leonard DeLorenzo (leonardjdelorenzo.com) from the McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame joins us to talk about the free course "Praying with the Saints" to help you create new habits of prayer in the new year.

Patreon Supporters get an extra 16 minutes of conversation. Learn more and listen at https://www.patreon.com/posts/45728012.

Dr. R. Jared Staudt (http://buildingcatholicculture.com/) joins us to talk about his new book, Restoring Humanity: Essays on the Evangelization of Culture available on Divine Providence Press. We explore the idea that What and How we Celebrate informs our identity and helps us understand our place in the world around us. We discuss some practical ideas to celebrate Christmas to the fullest.

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Jeannie Ewing (www.jeannieewing.com) joins us to talk about Spiritual Discernment in times of waiting; whether that waiting is for a liturgical season, or a season of grief or uncertainty.

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Joe Heschmeyer, who blogs at www.shamelesspopery.com, talks about the Year of St. Joseph recently declared by Pope Francis

We got a little sidetracked and also began talking about the role of Language in shaping our perspectives. We saved the majority of that conversation for our Patreon extra segment. Learn more and listen at https://www.patreon.com/posts/44963955.

Dr. Ryan J. (Bud) Marr, author of "Seeking God with Saint John Henry Newman" from Our Sunday Visitor, joins us to talk about seeking God during this season of Advent.

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JonMarc and Teresa Grodi, of the Elevate Ordinary podcast, join us to talk about Advent.

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Deacon Charles Beard, from St. Mary's in Tulsa and the Blessed Stanley Rother Catholic Worker, joins us to talk about the Solemnity of Our Lord, Jesus Christ, King of the Universe. We often imagine this Cosmic Kingship with the implication of his rule over the nations; today we explore the implications of his rule on a personal level.

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Fr. John P. Cush, the academic dean at the Pontifical North American College in Rome, joins us to talk about his new book The How-To Book of Catholic Theology available now on OSV.com.

Patreon Supporters get an extra 14 minutes of conversation. Learn more at https://www.patreon.com/posts/fr-john-p-cush-43897703

Mark Brumley, Preisdent of Ignatius Press (https://www.ignatius.com/), joins us to talk about the new Ignatius Press Journaling and Note-Taking Bible.

He shares his own experience with the benefits of journaling with Scripture.

In these last few days before the election, it is important to remember our citizenship and our fellow citizens. Of course, I'm speaking of our Heavenly citizenship and the witness of the Saints. 

Sr. Danielle Victoria, FSP of The Daughters of St. Paul illustrated this beautiful new book highlighting 365 Saints (many of them newer or lesser-known). The Pauline sisters have worked on this volume for 10 years, and their care and expertise shine through every page.

"All You Holy Men and Women of God: Pray for us."

Anna and Shannon from Eden Invitation join us to talk about Eden Invitation, which recently won the OSV Innovation Challenge. They share from their personal experience and talk about the importance of seeing and valuing the whole person.

Eden Invitation is a movement for young adult Catholics experiencing same-sex desires or gender discordance, seeking to follow Christ in His Church. Through in-person events and online community, Eden Invitation creates space to receive the whole person, grow systems of mutual support, and empower for creative discipleship.

Download a free extra segment at https://www.patreon.com/posts/eden-invitation-43108535 

October 17, 2020

Tommy Tighe - #BlessedMother

Tommy Tighe (www.twitter.com/theghissilent) joins us to talk about his new book #BlessedMother: How to Follow, Share, and Defend Mary in the World of Social Media (available on www.OSV.com). We talk a bit about how the weirdness of Catholicism can be an odd, but effective means of evangelization.

Our Patreon supporters get an extra 10 minutes of conversation about Tommy's Podcast, St. Dympnha's Playbook, which endeavors to destigmatize mental health issues, and give Catholics tools and support to face difficulties. Learn more at https://www.patreon.com/posts/42856971.

Damon Owens, Executive Director of JoyToB.org and founder of JoyfulEverAfter.com, join us to talk about unjust structures, systemic racism, and handling conflict with grace.

This is one of the most important, and one of the most enjoyable conversations I've had on the show.

We also touch on the new Encyclical Fratelli Tutti and its relation to our topic of the day.

Father Andy Davy, MIC joins us to talk about his youtube videos for the children of his parish school (Father Andy's Virtual Neighborhood - https://youtu.be/xr6d-vtupDg). We talk about the benefit of approaching the world like a child.

Patreon supporters get an extra segment in which Fr. Davy talks about his vocation story and more. Learn more and listen here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/fr-andy-davy-mic-42312776.

Daniel and Bethany developed the Life-giving Wounds retreat (www.lifegivingwounds.org) from their personal and professional experience and extensive study. It is a much-needed program helping identify and heal the wounds experienced by the adult children of divorce or separation. Listen and share this episode with all who may need it.

If you are experiencing difficulty in your marriage, consider a retrouvaille retreat (www.helpourmarriage.com). To grow in your marriage, visit www.foryourmarriage.com.

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Jennifer Fitz (www.jenniferfitz.com) joins us to talk about my favorite topic, Evangelization. She's written a very practical tutorial on the topic, and we pick a few high-points to discuss; particularly the interior component of evangelization and the proper place for apologetics.

This is a great discussion and a fantastic book!

Patreon supporters get an extra segment each week. Learn more at https://www.patreon.com/posts/41783978.

Allison Gingras (https://reconciledtoyou.com/) joins us to talk about her new Catholic journaling book Seeking Peace: A Journey from Worry to Trust.

Patreon supporters get an extra 17 minutes of conversation. Learn more here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/41530302

Mark P. Shea and I explore the four pillars of Catholic Social Teaching (The Dignity of the Human Person, The Common Good, Subsidiarity, and Solidarity) and talk about his new book on New City Press, "The Church's Best Kept Secret: A Primer on Catholic Social Teaching."

We recollect our own first encounters as converts with the Church's Social Teaching, and the struggle we experienced in coming to appropriate it.

Grab a coffee and sit down with us for this jovial conversation.

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