Want to hear more about life from a Catholic perspective? Listen to host Chenele Shaw as she talks with special guests about culture, current events, and all things Catholic. You’ll walk away with a better understanding of your faith and how to live it in the world today.
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.
April 12th, 2021 | 18 mins 39 secs
Deacon Greg Kandra discusses his journey to become a deacon, tips for growing in your spiritual life, and the beauty of the Easter liturgy.
April 5th, 2021 | 21 mins 45 secs
Michele Faehnle discusses how devotion to the Divine Mercy has shaped her life. She also shares tips on living out the works of mercy in your day-to-day life and how we can be merciful to others.
March 29th, 2021 | 19 mins 7 secs
Lillian Fallon discusses her passion for what she calls a "theology of style": how to view your personal style through the lens of the Theology of the Body. Through social media, Fallon expresses how personal style is an opportunity "to make visible, what is invisible," which St. John Paull II identified as the soul of the person.
March 22nd, 2021 | 18 mins 51 secs
Fr. John Burns talks about how Holy Week gives us a chance to enter intentionally into the suffering of Christ.
March 15th, 2021 | 18 mins 39 secs
James McLoughlin, director of youth ministry for the Diocese of Clogher in Northern Ireland, discusses the history and tradition of St. Patrick's Day in Ireland. He explains how St. Patrick is revered in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
March 8th, 2021 | 12 mins 35 secs
Carolyn Pirtle, author of Ten Ways to Pray: A Catholic Guide for Drawing Closer to God, discusses the importance of explaining prayer in a way that encourages people to pray intentionally.
March 1st, 2021 | 24 mins 13 secs
Fr. Trey Ange and his large Sicilian family traditionally host a St. Joseph's Altar on the Solemnity of St. Joseph, March 19. Ange, a priest of the Diocese of Lake Charles, explains how devotion to St. Joseph has fostered a deep faith within his entire family. He has three priests and a religious sister who are his cousins.
February 22nd, 2021 | 17 mins 30 secs
Recording artist Sarah Kroger discusses her process of writing worship music and offers advice on how to pray with music during Lent.
February 15th, 2021 | 16 mins 4 secs
Most Rev. Bill Wack, C.S.C., bishop of Pensacola-Tallahassee, discusses the true purpose of fasting, almsgiving, and prayer during Lent. He also explains that the ashes we receive on Ash Wednesday help us ponder the new life found in Christ.
February 8th, 2021 | 16 mins 31 secs
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Mark Hart, executive vice president of Life Teen International, is the coauthor of Our Not-Quite-Holy Family with his wife, Melanie. He shares his own family's successes and failures and discusses how family life can be fruitful, joyful, and faithful. He will help you see how every member of your family can strive for holiness in 2021.
February 1st, 2021 | 18 mins 42 secs
Catholic artist Jen Norton, author of Surrender All: An Illuminated Journal Retreat through the Stations of the Cross, says praying with sacred art can be an easy, effective, and beautiful way to grow deeper in faith, especially during Lent. Norton also discusses her creative process.
January 25th, 2021 | 13 mins 56 secs
Gary Zimak, bestselling author of Give Up Worry for Lent, discusses focusing on making the liturgical season fruitful, healing, and hope-filled by allowing the Holy Spirit to direct our Lenten practice.
January 18th, 2021 | 22 mins 39 secs
Ann M. Garrido, author of #Rules_of_Engagement, discusses how to engage online in a healthy, life-giving, and productive way.
January 11th, 2021 | 21 mins 27 secs
Catholic author Emily Stimpson Chapman discusses how cooking and welcoming people with simplicity and joy is the perfect way to build community, share faith, and grow in relationships with others.
January 4th, 2021 | 16 mins 37 secs
Karen Barbieri, founder of Pietra Fitness, explains how we can set goals for the new year that focus on faith and fitness. Barbieri helps us recognize that health and holiness go hand in hand.