Allison Ciraulo, mother of 3, wrote a beautiful reflection on Motherhood for the Church Life Journal. She joins us to talk about Motherhood as a path to sainthood.

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Ken Hallenius, from the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture, joins us to talk about the link between Ethics and Culture. 


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Sam Rocha joins us today to talk about phenomenology, and more broadly philosophy, as an important tool to understand the world around us. He promotes a "folk phenomenology," an idea about which he has written a book, and produced a podcast.  

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Lately, I've taken to encouraging my children to "Make other people's lives easier" in an effort to help them think through how their actions affect others, and to help them identify and root out selfishness in their lives. As I've meditated on it more and more, I see the usefulness and necessity of this idea in the mature spiritual life, and in effective evangelism in an increasingly non-religious society.

Tony Vasinda ( joins me to explore the idea.

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Sherry Weddell, co-founder and executive director of the Catherine of Siena Institute (, joins us on the feast of St. Thomas the Apostle to talk about the difference made by a personal encounter with the risen Christ.


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