We have entered into another contentious election cycle, and Catholics are left with no candidates that we can wholeheartedly get behind. Our fractured political system has left us in a situation where no political party fully encompasses both the moral and social teaching of the magisterium.

This is compounded by many well-meaning Catholic influencers on both sides of the spectrum trying to simplify the difficult process of discernment by claiming that the choice is clear. How do we vote in a way that the integrity of our belief is upheld, while still seeking to achieve the best outcome for our nation? Deacon Steven Greydanus seeks to help us unpack the difficult work of forming our consciences as we prepare to cast our ballot.

Joe Heschmeyer joins us again to talk about his new book 'Pope Peter: Defending the Church's Most Distinctive Doctrine in a time of Crisis' (available at https://shop.catholic.com/pope-peter-defending-the-churchs-most-distinctive-doctrine-in-a-time-of-crisis/)

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Mike Aquilina joins us to talk about Patristics and Poetry, and how Reimagining a Post-Quarantine Church requires understanding the Historical Church. Sometimes you have to look back to move forward. 

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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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