February 26th, 2024 | 23 mins 20 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, catholic podcast, chenele shaw, fr. tim anastos, helping teens grow in their faith, jesus, make me fully alive, sparking faith in the hearts of teens
In this second episode of our Ignite series, we delve into the transformative impact of spending time with our Eucharistic Lord on the faith journey of Catholic teens. Fr. Tim Anastos shares his vocation story and practical ways for young people to engage in adoration. Join us as we explore the profound influence of Jesus' Eucharistic presence on the hearts of youth!
Episode 138: Sparking Faith in the Hearts of Teens: The Transformative Power of Spiritual Events with Julianna Nett of Life Teen
February 12th, 2024 | 25 mins 3 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, catechesis, catholic teens, chenele shaw, empowering teens to deepen their relationship with jesus, evangelization, julianna nett, life teen, sparking faith in the heart of teens, youth ministry
Join us for the first episode of our series Ignite: Sparking Faith in the Heart of Teens with our special guest, Julianna Nett of Life Teen. She shares her insights and experiences in navigating the intersection of faith and community. Through thoughtful discussion and personal anecdotes, we uncover the transformative power of events in shaping the spiritual growth of young Catholics and empowering teens to deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ.
January 29th, 2024 | 26 mins 4 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, catholic social teaching, chenele shaw, compassion in action series, dignity of women, healthcare for women, human dignity, leah a. jacobson, pro-life, social justice, the guiding star project
On this episode of our Compassion in Action Series, Chenele sits down with Leah Jacobson to explore the profound connection between understanding and the fabric of society. Leah delves into the idea that a deeper comprehension of our bodies can pave the way for a consistently pro-life community. Join the conversation as Leah shares her experiences and insights, including her work with Guiding Star, a ministry committed to offering holistic healthcare to women. Tune in!
January 5th, 2024 | 25 mins 14 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, chenele shaw, eucharistic revival, free catholic podcast, joel stepanek, national eucharistic congress, podcast for everyday catholics
This week Chenele Shaw talks with Joel Stepanek, chief mission officer for the National Eucharist Congress, about the Eucharistic Revival. What is it? How can you be a part of it? What does it mean for the Church? Join us in this conversation about encountering Jesus in the Eucharist!
December 22nd, 2023 | 24 mins 43 secs
40 reflections to rebuild your faith, ave maria press, ave spotlight, chenele shaw, rebuild your faith, rebuilt, rebuilt faith, rebuilt parish, tom corcoran
In this episode, we dive into the transformative insights from Rebuilt Faith by Tom Corcoran. Join us as we explore the art of asking questions, finding comfort in doubt, and the profound strength that comes from faith and community. Tune in for an uplifting conversation on rebuilding faith and embracing the power of curiosity. Let's navigate this journey together!
December 11th, 2023 | 28 mins 30 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, catholic social teaching, chenele shaw, compassion in action, fr. malachy joseph napier, option for the poor
In this episode of our Compassion in Action Series, Chenele sits down with the insightful Father Malachy to dive into the heart of service and self-awareness. Get ready for a candid conversation as they explore the importance of serving the poor and recognizing our poverty before God. Father Malachy shares personal stories, practical insights, and a dash of humor, making this episode a must-listen for anyone looking to deepen their faith and make a positive impact in the world.
Episode 133: Catholic Art and Media: Holy Laughter! Conversation with Catholic Comedians Scott Vinci and Carl Kozlowski
November 27th, 2023 | 22 mins 41 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, carl kozlowski, catholic comedy, chenele shaw, finding humor in the journey of faith, podcast for everyday catholics, scott vinci, the lighter side of faith
Get ready for a holy dose of laughter on this episode of Ave Spotlight! Join host Chenele as she sits down with Catholic comedians Scott Vinci and Carl Kozlowski. Together, they delve into the transformative power of laughter and the art of not taking life too seriously. Get ready for a joy-filled conversation that explores the lighter side of faith and the beauty of finding humor in the journey.
November 13th, 2023 | 18 mins 37 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, chenele shaw, free catholic podcast, lillian fallon, theology of style, theology of the body
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.
October 30th, 2023 | 40 mins 38 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, bearded blevins, bobby angel, catholic in the virtual world, chenele shaw, gaming and the heroic life, video gaming, virtue and gaming
"Can I love video games and love the Lord?"
Maybe you’ve encountered people who only see gaming as a waste of time or even a gateway into bad habits. Bobby Angel, however, sees beautiful potential in the games we love and wants to show how gamers can bridge their love of these game with a higher calling towards virtue and heroism.
In this episode of Ave Spotlight, Chenele and Bobby chat about how video games can be a space for finding purpose, beauty, and community in the gaming world, all while embracing the love of the Lord. Whether you're a casual gamer or a passionate one, this discussion will show you that video games have more to do with God than you might have ever imagined.
October 16th, 2023 | 16 mins 54 secs
ave maria press, ave spotlight, care for the environment, catholic social teaching, chenele shaw, climate change, climate refugees, compassion in action, environmental stewardship, human impact of the climate crisis, human rights, maria benes
Join us for an exciting episode of Ave Spotlight's Compassion in Action Series! In this special installment, we're diving deep into the world of Environmental Stewardship with our returning guest, Maria Benes.
Discover how everyday people like you and me can make a big impact on our planet. We'll unpack the powerful message of Laudato Si' and unveil practical tips to be eco-conscious without breaking a sweat.
Get ready to be inspired and empowered to take steps toward a greener future that connects Catholic social teaching with real-world environmental action.
Editing provided by Forte Catholic (https://www.fortecatholic.com/)