Monday, October 28, 2019

Experiencing Same-Sex Attraction within the Catholic Church (Guest: Avera Maria Santo)

Avera Maria Santo speaks and writes on homosexuality and Catholicism at the young age of 22. She travels the country sharing her story, giving a tangible and joyful witness to the goodness, truth, and beauty of the Church’s teachings. Avera blogs at Inside My Holy of Holies:

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Are you happy? (Guest: Dr. Jennifer Frey)

Are you happy?  Dr. Jennifer Frey discusses the connection between virtue and happiness according to Aristotle and St. Thomas Aquinas.  Dr. Frey also discusses the importance of literature in teaching the virtues.  We also discuss the role of the theological virtues and happiness.  Dr. Frey is currently an assistant professor in the philosophy department at the University of South Carolina. Her research lies at the intersection of philosophy of action, ethics, and meta-ethics. Dr. Frey co-edited a book titled, Self-Transcendence and Virtue, which was part of the work she did as co-principal investigator on a major three year research project, titled "Virtue, Happiness, and Meaning of Life."

How to Build a Confidence of Faith (Guest: Dr. Sean Innerst)

Dr. Sean Innerst is a professor at St. John Vianney Seminary and the Augustine Institute in Denver, CO.  He spoke with us about St. Agustine's method of evangelization and catechesis through the telling of the story of salvation history.  In that story, we can see God's love for his lost children.  Dr. Innerst also had some great insights on Mary at the foot of the cross.

Two Religious Sisters Work to Reach Out to College Students (Guests: Sr. Rita Clare Yoches & Sr. Sarah Rose Dent)

Sr. Rita Clare Yoches, TOR & Sr. Sarah Rose Dent, TOR talk to us about the work in reaching our to college students in their apostolate as Franciscan TOR Sisters.

Responding to the Current Trends of Sexuality, Feminism, & Gender Ideology. (Guest: Timmerie Millington Geagea)

Timmerie Millington Geagea is a radio host and Catholic speaker.  She speaks on various theological issues and is an expert at responding to current trends of sexuality, feminism, and gender ideology. She co-hosts "Trending with Timmerie". Prior to this, Timmerie worked for five years as the Director of Education & Outreach at Life Choices pregnancy counseling center in San Diego. She holds a Masters Degree in Biblical Theology and Bachelor’s Degree in Communications Media with an emphasis in the New Evangelization from John Paul the Great Catholic University. Her diverse professional background includes public relations consulting for nonprofits at the national level.  She spoke with us on the blog about a full range of issues dealing with the sexual revolution.