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  • Our Global Church – Raised Catholic 128

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic Podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 128: Our Global Church Hi friends. Today we’ll continue our summer series all about the spiritual epiphanies I experienced on a recent trip to Rome with an episode all about our global church.  As you…


  • The Great Tapestry of God – Raised Catholic 127

    The Great Tapestry of God – Raised Catholic 127

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 127: The Great Tapestry of God Hi friends. As I explained in last week’s episode, I am newly back from a week’s pilgrimage in Rome, and I had so many deep spiritual experiences there…


  • Rome Sweet Rome – Raised Catholic 126

    Rome Sweet Rome – Raised Catholic 126

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 126: Rome Sweet Rome Well, hello friend. This past week, my husband and I had the opportunity to travel with a local college choir’s pilgrimage to Rome and wow, wow, wow, there is so…


  • 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 Five – Centering Prayer – Raised Catholic episode 83

    Contemplative Summer Week Five – Centering Prayer – Raised Catholic episode 83

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic Podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 83: Contemplative Summer Week Five – Centering 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…


  • Contemplative Summer Week Three – Contemplating Nature – Raised Catholic episode 81

    Contemplative Summer Week Three – Contemplating Nature – Raised Catholic episode 81

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic Podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 81: Contemplative Summer Week Three – Contemplating Nature 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…


  • Contemplative Summer Week Two – Contemplating Story – Raised Catholic episode 80

    Contemplative Summer Week Two – Contemplating Story – Raised Catholic episode 80

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic Podcast episode. To listen to the podcast, click here. Today is episode 80: Contemplative Summer Week Two – Contemplating Story 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…