August 2nd, 2021 | 25 mins 20 secs
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As a young teen, Mariana Pimiento, aka Big Apple Catholic, dreamt of moving to New York City. While in the Big Apple, she fell away from the faith until she was invited to Mass and dinner by a street missionary. Hear more from Pimiento on how God called her to missionary work with FOCUS, The Fellowship of Catholic University Students.
July 26th, 2021 | 30 mins 15 secs
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Dr. Monique Ruberu, a pro-life ObGyn, answers submitted questions on women's health, Natural Family Planning, and contraception. Ruberu shares a wealth of information to empower women and enhance the love of spouses. This is an episode you don't want to miss!
July 19th, 2021 | 28 mins 24 secs
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Can the sacraments help on the journey to sobriety? Scott Weeman shows us that the answer is "absolutely" as he shares his amazing story of how his faith brought him from battling his addiction to being a thriving, sober father of three.
July 12th, 2021 | 26 mins 36 secs
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Can we be saints and struggle with mental illness? Join Chenele Shaw and mental health counselor Tommy Tighe on this special episode where they talk about saints who strived for holiness and struggled with mental illness.
July 6th, 2021 | 19 mins 59 secs
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Let's talk saints! Author and speaker Meg Hunter-Kilmer discusses St. Mark Ji Tianxiang who, although he struggled with addiction throughout his life, lived with great faith.
June 28th, 2021 | 23 mins 47 secs
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Let's talk about mental health: Join Chenele Shaw and mental health counselor Regina Boyd on this special episode where they answer listener questions about everything from managing anxiety to going to therapy.
June 21st, 2021 | 26 mins 21 secs
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She’s a neuroscientist, homeschool mom, and founder of Catholic Polytechnic University: Don’t miss Jennifer Nolan as she discusses her hopes for future Catholic scientists!
June 14th, 2021 | 18 mins 8 secs
Oluwaseun Ogunmodede shares his excitement about being a new father with host Chenele Shaw. He discusses his hopes for fatherhood and the lessons he's already learned.
June 7th, 2021 | 18 mins 9 secs
Emily Jaminet discusses how devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus influenced her life and that of her family. She also talks about her book Secrets of the Sacred Heart.
June 1st, 2021 | 17 mins 50 secs
Mary Pezzulo discusses how personal encounters in her life changed her perspective on what it truly means to live the Works of Mercy.
May 24th, 2021 | 22 mins 24 secs
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Jennifer Hubbard discusses her book Finding Sanctuary, what sanctuary means to her, and the healing power of forgiveness.
May 17th, 2021 | 17 mins 46 secs
James L. Papandrea discusses how his devotion to the Rosary began after his reversion to the faith and how the Rosary helps us grow closer to God.
May 10th, 2021 | 18 mins 21 secs
Fr. Cassidy Stinson discusses the power of Pentecost and how we can pray for the Holy Spirit to help us get a better understanding of ourselves.
May 3rd, 2021 | 17 mins 21 secs
This week Ave Spotlight celebrates teachers, Madeleine Post discusses what she's learned working with students in an all-girls Catholic school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, during COVID and what inspired her to become a teacher.
April 26th, 2021 | 20 mins 36 secs
Sarah Christmyer discusses how to make the Bible part of your daily life. She also outlines the unique features of The Ave Catholic Notetaking Bible for which she is a contributor.
April 19th, 2021 | 24 mins 29 secs
Musician Steven Joubert discusses self-care and wellness, the beauty of Easter, and the power of the Resurrection on our spiritual lives. Joubert said he lives with a greater sense of peace and a stronger relationship with Christ and his Church.