On this episode: Irish priest, Brother Richard Hendrick, OFM Cap, joins Brooke for a powerful conversation about the Cornovirus pandemic. Father offers ways to maintain peace through traumatic times, what to do if Holy Mass is suspended and more. Plus, a tribute to St. Patrick and a special Gaelic blessing!

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Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), recently released its report on Christian persecution. More Persecuted Than Ever,” focuses on the 20 worst countries for Christians. Edward Clancy, Director of Outreach for ACN-USA joins Brooke to discuss the eye-opening report.

Plus, preparing for Advent. The benefits of “fasting” from the snooze button, and much more!

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On this episode of GTR: Special guest, Sister Theresa Aletheia Noble, FSP shares her extraordinary story of atheist-turned-religious sister. Sister explains her devotion to the ancient discipline of Memento Mori (remember your death) and how by keeping death "daily before ones eyes" makes life better. 

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*Bonus episode: Sharing some personal news and a health update. Plus, a conversation with Jon M. Sweeney about his book The Enthusiast: How the Best Friend of Francis of Assisi Almost Destroyed What He Started. This is a riveting story that would make an excellent book club/summer read! Plus, an interview with Ms. Wheelchair Michigan USA, Dr. Kimberly Kennedy. Inspiring words from Dr. Kennedy about finding humor and hope in the valley.

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On this episode: Broadcasting from Jerusalem. Highlights from pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Come along and enjoy the sounds and sacred places on the journey. Running into familiar faces, a special "call to prayer," and much more! 


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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!


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On this episode: Back from Italy. Sharing insights from a special pilgrimage to Rome, Assisi, Florence, Venice and more. Looking for great new music? Brooke shares the backstory behind Resurrection Letters Vol. 1 by Andrew Peterson. Parenting moody teenagers, and much more!


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Broadcasting from the Loyola Retreat House in Clinton, Ohio. Special guests Pastor Nathan Cromly and Pastor Linda Isaiah share highlights from the Arise retreat. Find out how you can apply the messages from the retreat to your own life and circumstance. Preparing for Italy and taking your prayers on pilgrimage, and much more.


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January 8, 2018

GTR Episode #125: Orthodoxy


_albumtemp_5_.jpgIn this episode: Finding inspiration in Orthodoxy. A quick look at the history, beauty, and heritage of the Orthodox tradition. Fr. Nathan Cromly is back with a Padre in Your Pocket. Feedback from Mari in New York City about the connection between our physical and spiritual fitness. Jim Caviezel delivers a powerful talk at the FOCUS Conference. Feedback from Michelle about the Holy Land and an upcoming marriage conference, and much more! 


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In this final episode before Easter: 15 Ways to observe Holy Week. Click here for the full article. Special Guest Bobbi Bankovich is in studio to talk about discovering our spiritual gifts. She talks about this survey that helps uncover our particular charisms and how to use them. Exciting news about Arise and bringing you into the retreat in a virtual way. Autism Awareness month, and much more!

Also, Brooke shared the information in episode #091 about the Jim and Joy show on EWTN. You are invited to call the program and you may be put on-air! The date is: Monday, April 17 from 1-2 CST (that's 2-3 EST). You can call in anytime during that date/time! The number to call is: 205-271-2980 -or- 800-221-9460. You are welcome to leave feedback, ask questions, and be a part of the show!


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