Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Father Augustine Wetta, O.S.B.

Father Augustine Wetta, O.S.B. is a monk of Saint Louis Abbey and a teacher at the Saint Louis Priory School, where he also coaches rugby and serves as chaplain. He runs “Monk Camp” during the summers for the youth and recently wrote a book, "Humility Rules."

Sister Jane Dominic Laurel, O.P.

Sr. Jane Dominic Laurel is a member of the St. Cecilia Congregation of Dominican Sisters.  She received her S.T.B., S.T.L. and S.T.D. from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome. She has been active in her religious community's teaching apostolate for over fifteen years and has assisted with the theological formation of the newest members of her religious congregation.  In addition to contributing articles to a number of journals and magazines, including L'Osservatore Romano, Sister Jane Dominic has served as Spiritual Promoter for the Third Order Dominicans, and presented on topics related to theology, religious life, and marriage and family. Her main interest is systematic theology. She is working on an series titled “Praying as a Family.”

Monday, June 19, 2017

Denise Bossert

Denise Bossert has written a book on the mystery of the Visitation entitled Gifts of the Visitation. She speaks to Fr. Mark about how Mary is a model of evangelization in her visit to her cousin Elizabeth. After conceiving the Eternal Word, Mary is the Church in her very beginnings, where we see the essence of the Church and her first works.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Sr. Joseph Andrew Bogdanowicz, O.P.

Fr. Mark interviews Sister Joseph Andrew Bogdanowicz, O.P. of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist. Sister Joseph Andrew is the Co-foundress and Vocations director for the community and speaks about the book "And Mary's 'Yes' Continues", a beautiful new book written by the Sisters themselves providing a much-needed inside view to vocation discernment.

Natalia Fassano & Brittany Koepke

Natalia Fassano and Brittany Koepke’s mission, “Hearts Home,” promotes a culture of compassion around the world through a wide range of charitable efforts.

Rhonda Gruenwald

Rhonda Gruenewald is a full-time wife and mother of two teenagers and a convert to the faith. She is the president and founder of Vocation Ministry in the Archdiocese of Galveston–Houston and the author of Hundredfold: A Guide to Parish Vocation Ministry. Creating opportunities for the Holy Spirit to reach the hearts of the discerners is integral to this process and one of the overarching purposes of a Vocation Ministry. The ministry helps families understand the value and importance of vocations, ensuring a future generation of priests, nuns, sisters, brothers, and others who dedicate their lives to Christ.

Meg McDonnell

Meg T. McDonnell is the director of I Believe in Love, a movement of young adults working to rewrite the story of lasting love and marriage in America, and is an associate with Catholic Voices USA.