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A lively show focusing on the good that life has to offer while going through the joys and challenges of parenthood, married life, culture, friendship and faith.

GTR #200- St. Joseph: Father, Hero, Saint with Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC

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On the show: Celebrating our 200th episode! Thank you, GTR listeners, producer Mark Coming, and our Podbean Patrons. It is a blessing to reach this milestone!

Special guest, Fr. Donald Calloway joins Brooke on this special episode to talk about Saint Joseph. Fr. Calloway has an extraordinary conversion story. Part of his journey includes a devotion to St. Joseph.

Fr. Calloway is the author of the new book: Consecration to St. Joseph: The Wonders of Our Spiritual Father. Click here to learn more.

GTR #197: Transmitting the Light of Faith

 

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On this episode: Special guest Dr. Christian Smith, author of Religious Parenting: Transmitting Faith and Values in Contemporary America shares important insights.

Christian Smith, PhD is the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Sociology and the University of Notre Dame, the Director of the Global Religion Research Initiative and was the Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Religion in Society. This book is not a how-to for parenting, rather an analysis of scientific data about the importance of parents and faith. Plus, ticket to Arise a pilgrimage to Ireland, and more!

 

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GTR #191: Old & New

 

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Bringing back an old "best of" interview from last year. Brother Richard Hendrick from Ireland talks about the power of the human story, the virtue of hope, and what the Irish call "The Thin Place." 

Plus, trying something new. Visiting a Byzantine church and participating in Divine Liturgy. Preparing Gus for Reconciliation. Revisiting the parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector (Luke 18:10) with the Jesus Prayer and much more!

Click here to listen to the interview with The Children of Mary (#055).

 

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GTR Episode #183: Education and Evangelization

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On this episode: Lots of exciting updates coming down the pike. An inside look at "Brooke's House." 

Plus, a special panel of "experts." Moms weigh in on everything from the push to implement gender theory ideology in schools, to defending the faith and raising children to withstand the challenges of the culture. 

 

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GTR Episode #179- Technology and Bioethics: Questions and Controversies

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On this episode: Why speaking up and defending the dignity of the human person is so important, now more than ever. A look inside rapid developments in technology, life sciences and bioethics.

Special guest Timmerie Millington joins us to talk about her experience at the Vita Institute where world-renowned scholars present their findings on a wide range of disciplines, including theology, law, communication and much more. Plus, summer reading and a special Ladies' Day Out event.

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GTR Episode #173: {With Special Guest Kaiser Johnson}

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On this episode, special guest Kaiser Johnson talks about his role in the film, Unplanned. We discuss the Twitter ban, encouraging signs from Hollywood, and his book Grit & Glory: Cross Training Your Heart and Soul. Fr. Nathan Cromly, CSJ is back with a Holy Week reflection with Padre in Your Pocket. Plus, lessons from marathon training and much more!

 

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GTR Episode #166: Something Beautiful for God {with Special Guest Abby Johnson}

 

_albumtemp_47_.jpgOn this episode: Best-selling author and pro-life activist, Abby Johnson joins us. 
During her time as director of Planned Parenthood in Bryan, Texas, Abby facilitated over 22,000 abortions. Abby worked for the abortion industry for eight years and was awarded the 2008 Employee of the Year at Planned Parenthood. She was the youngest director of a clinic in the nation, until she walked out after assisting in an abortion of a 13-week-old fetus.

Since leaving, Abby has helped nearly 500 former abortion workers, including seven doctors, leave their jobs and find fulfilling careers outside of the abortion industry. We sit down to talk about her journey and the upcoming film about her life, entitled “Unplanned.”

You don’t want to miss this special episode!

 

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GTR Episode #165: The Cure for Consumerism {Intro. to Asceticism} with Fr. Gregory Jensen

Posted by goodthingsradio in , Prayer, Church, Culture, Balance, patience, Asceticism, Consumerism

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On this epsisode: Big news! A exciting announcement about GTR. Plus, special guest, Fr. Gregory Jensen, pastor of Sts. Cyril & Methodius Ukrainian Orthodox Mission and the Eastern Orthodox chaplain at UW-Madison joins us. He shares insights from his book The Cure for Consumerism and the power of the ascetic life. 

 

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Find out more about Fr. Gregory and the Acton Institute, here.

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GTR #157: An Irish Retreat with Brother Richard Hendrick

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On this episode, Brother Richard Hendrick joins us from Donegal, Ireland. Brother Richard is our teacher as we gather for a virtual retreat at Ards Friary. You don't want to miss his powerful words about embracing stillness, hope, and the significance of the month of November. Truly a special treat for GTR listeners! Plus an update on Choose Hope, and more!

 

Find Brother Richard's blog, here. 

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GTR Episode #154: Unearthing the World of Jesus

Posted by goodthingsradio in Bible Study, Church, Culture, Faith, Worship, Pilgrimage, Mark Twain

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On this week's episode: A special interview with Dr. Jodi Magness. Dr. Magness is an archeologist and scholar of religion. She serves as the Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Early Judaism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Professor Magness shares her insights about the historical life of Jesus. Why she believes the Via Dolorosa should be re-routed, and exciting details about her latest dig in Huqoq, near Galilee. You don't want to miss this special episode!

Visit Jodi Magness.org.

Find out more about the Huqoq excavation dig, here. 

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