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  • Celebrity Christian Culture – Raised Catholic episode 107

    Celebrity Christian Culture – Raised Catholic episode 107

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 107: Celebrity Christian Culture Hi friends. Have you ever thought about what it took to spread the Gospel, the Good News of Jesus, from a tiny speck on a map to, like, the entire […]


  • Christmas Changes Everything – Raised Catholic episode 103

    Christmas Changes Everything – Raised Catholic episode 103

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic podcast episode. To listen to the podcast, click here. Today is episode 103: Christmas Changes Everything Hi friends. If you hear this on the day it comes out, there will be just a few more days until Christmas 2022. I teach preschool music and I can […]


  • 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 […]


  • 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 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 […]


  • 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 […]


  • Contemplative Summer Week Four – Contemplating Scripture – Raised Catholic episode 82

    Contemplative Summer Week Four – Contemplating Scripture – Raised Catholic episode 82

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic Podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 82: Contemplative Summer Week Four – Contemplating Scripture 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 […]


  • Musings from an Exhausted American Catholic

    Musings from an Exhausted American Catholic

    I’m Catholic, I’m sad, and I’m tired. Anyone else? Is anyone else looking around at the state of things and just finding themselves at a loss for words and energy at the stark dichotomy between the way of Jesus and the way of many public and powerful voices in his church?  Catholic clerics who abused […]


  • Contemplative Summer – Raised Catholic podcast episode 78

    The following is a transcript of a Raised Catholic Podcast episode. To listen to the episode, click here. Today is episode 78: Contemplative Summer Hi friends. In today’s episode, we’re taking a look at what it means to be a contemplative when it comes to the living out of our faith lives.  So, I have some […]