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  • Upside Down Kingdom – Raised Catholic episode 101

    Upside Down Kingdom – Raised Catholic episode 101

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 101: Upside Down Kingdom Well, hello friends. As we enter further into Advent 2022, I’m finding myself inundated by messaging from the world, on social media, and even from the church: messages about winning, about […]


  • Light and Dark – Raised Catholic episode 99

    Light and Dark – Raised Catholic episode 99

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 99: Light and Dark Hello friends. As I sit and write these words to you, the house is dark. I’m here next to a snoozing pup in a dark room which is illuminated only […]


  • Wake Up – Raised Catholic episode 98

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 98: Wake Up Well, hi friends. This week we had disturbing revelations from the Catholic Church in France, along with a contentious and somewhat surprising election here in the U.S., and all of it […]


  • Iconography Basics – Raised Catholic episode 96

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 96: Iconography Basics Hi friends. This week I’ve been thinking about where we put our gaze when it comes to our faith, and this has led me toward a pretty interesting study on icons […]


  • Faith on a Threshold – Raised Catholic episode 93

    Faith on a Threshold – Raised Catholic episode 93

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic Podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 93: Faith on a Threshold Hi friends. This week I have been anticipating, teetering, and crossing over a pretty significant threshold; the kind that, when you do step over, it changes everything. And, friend, […]


  • Reconstructing Faith Part Two – Raised Catholic episode 90

    Reconstructing Faith Part Two – Raised Catholic episode 90

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic Podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 90: Reconstructing Faith, Part Two Hi friends. Our series on faith reconstruction begins with a short review on deconstruction, though if you’re looking for a deeper dive on that topic, I would recommend heading […]


  • Reconstructing Faith, Part One – Raised Catholic episode 89

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 89: Reconstructing Faith, Part One Hi friends. If you’ve listened to Raised Catholic from the very beginning (and actually, this is how I recommend you listen because the episodes are sort of designed to […]


  • Contemplating in Church – Contemplative Summer Week Nine – Raised Catholic episode 87

    Contemplating in Church – Contemplative Summer Week Nine – Raised Catholic episode 87

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic Podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 87: the Ninth and Final Week of Contemplative Summer – Contemplating in Church Hi friends, as I explained in detail before a break way back in episode 78, I took this summer to focus […]


  • Shepherd Me, O God

    Shepherd Me, O God

    Like many of you, I’ve lately felt somewhat depleted in my spiritual life. The world is on fire, and there continues to be trouble in so many places, but in this time, I find I’ve been having trouble gathering in the graces and goodness as well.  And there is such goodness to celebrate, truly, but in […]


  • Contemplative Summer Week Six – Tactile Prayer – Raised Catholic episode 84

    Contemplative Summer Week Six – Tactile Prayer – Raised Catholic episode 84

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 84: Contemplative Summer Week Six – Tactile Prayer Hi friends, as I explained in detail before a break way back in episode 78, I’m taking this summer to focus on contemplation with a variety […]