Chenele Shaw is the host of Ave Spotlight. She is a former youth director trying to live her life for Christ and work toward her master's degree in marriage and family counseling. You can find her on Instagram at chenele_k.
September 13th, 2021 | 31 mins 26 secs
In this special episode, we talk about how the Church responds to mental illness and suicide. Deacon Ed Shoener shares the story of the tragic death of his daughter Katie and the power of community after loss.
September 7th, 2021 | 34 mins 24 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, catholic podcast, chenele shaw, church and covid-19, fr. blake britton, word on fire
How do we live our lives as joyful Catholics after a pandemic? How do we re-enter parish life? Join us this week as Fr. Blake Britton discusses how to find joy amid anxiety.
August 30th, 2021 | 31 mins 7 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, chenele shaw, children and mental health, jasmyn joubert, school counselor
This past year has brought its fair share of challenges, especially in regard to the mental health of children. School counselor Jasmyn Joubert discusses how to help kids navigate difficult times.
August 23rd, 2021 | 27 mins 21 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, catholic podcast, chenele shaw, regina boyd, stages of self-change
Listen to licensed counselor Regina Boyd discuss the challenges of self-change and how we can take action to improve our lives.
August 16th, 2021 | 26 mins 23 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, chenele shaw, feminine genius podcast, rachel wong
This one is for the ladies! What does diversity of femininity in the Church look like? Join Chenele Shaw as she talks feminine genius with Rachel Wong, host of The Feminine Genius Podcast.
August 9th, 2021 | 24 mins 2 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, catholic art, chenele shaw, christie peters, every sacred sunday, mass journal. catholic
Going from college roommates to business owners wasn't an easy feat for Christie Peters and Kassie Manning, cocreators of Every Sacred Sunday, a popular weekly Mass journal. Join us this week as we chat with Peters about using her creative talent to share her love of the Mass and the Gospel with others.
August 2nd, 2021 | 25 mins 20 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, big apple catholic, chenele shaw, focus, mariana pimiento, missionary
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
ave maria press, ave spotlight, catholic, chenele shaw, contraception, contraceptives, creighton method, dr. monique ruberu, nfp, pro-life, women's health
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
addictions, ave maria press, ave spotlight, catholic in recovery, sacraments, scott weeman, sobriety, the twelve steps, the twelve steps and the sacraments
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
ave maria press, ave spotlight, chenele shaw, dorothy day, edith stein, emotional health, saint dymphna’s playbook, saints, self-love, st. dymphna, tommy tighe
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
addiction, ave maria press, ave spotlight, catholic podcasts, chenele shaw, faithfulness, free catholic podcasts, meg hunter-kilmer, recovery, sainthood, saints, st. mark ji tianxiang
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
anxiety, ave maria press, ave spotlight, catholicism, counseling, depression, mental health, regina boyd, therapy
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
ave maria press, ave spotlight, catholic faith and science, catholic polytechnic university, chenele shaw, faith and science, jennifer nolan
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.