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  • True Self – Raised Catholic episode 108

    True Self – Raised Catholic episode 108

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 108: True Self Hi friends. Today I have a story to tell you about my hair. And you might be wondering, rightly so, how a story about hair could possibly belong on a faith […]


  • Be Held – Raised Catholic episode 106

    Be Held – Raised Catholic episode 106

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 106: Be Held Hi friends. I’ve been under the weather this week, so I don’t have a full episode for you, but I would like to offer a few thoughts on what it means […]


  • Word of the Year 2023 -Raised Catholic episode 105

    Word of the Year 2023 -Raised Catholic episode 105

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 105: Word of the Year 2023 Well, happy new year, friend! Today we’re talking about choosing a word for the year. If you feel like that might be a helpful practice for you, and […]


  • 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 […]


  • 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 Three – Raised Catholic episode 91

    Reconstructing Faith, Part Three – Raised Catholic episode 91

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 91: Reconstructing Faith, Part Three Hi friends. Our short series on faith reconstruction finishes up this week with a story about my own process of deconstruction and reconstruction. If you’ve been around here for […]


  • 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 […]


  • Contemplative Summer Takeaways – Raised Catholic episode 88

    Contemplative Summer Takeaways – Raised Catholic episode 88

    The following is a transcript of the Raised Catholic Podcast. To listen to the podcast, click here. Today is episode 88: Contemplative Summer Takeaways Hi friends, as I explained way back in episode 78, my project this summer was contemplation. For nine weeks, I contemplated God using a variety of methods and focuses, and each […]


  • Contemplating Art – Contemplative Summer Week Eight – Raised Catholic episode 86

    Contemplating Art – Contemplative Summer Week Eight – Raised Catholic episode 86

    The following is a transcript of the Raised Catholic podcast. To listen to the podcast, click here. Today is episode 86: Contemplative Summer Week Eight – Contemplating Art 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 of […]