Good Things Radio

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 Episode #167: Glorious Struggle

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On this episode: An eye-opening interview with Edward Clancy from Aid to the Church in Need. Edward is the Vice President of Outreach and Evangelization for ACN, USA. Find out how you can help Christians in Syria and around the world. 

Plus, Father Nathan Cromly, CSJ. Get pumped up and prepared with a pre-Lenten pep rally. Fr. Nathan takes us on a virtual retreat to prepare for the penitential season leading up to Easter. Plus, finding meaning in tough times, 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 #164: Forever Young: Optimizing your Health & Living as Christ’s Youth

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On this episode: Brother John Michael Paul is joining us from World Youth Day! You don't want to miss the exciting recap of his experience in Panama. Dr. Anne Valeri-White is our special guest with great ways to optimize our health. A lost clip of Saint Mother Teresa of Calcutta talking about her favorite mystery of the rosary, and much more!

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*Bonus Episode: WYD Report from Panama with Br. John Michael Paul

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A special report from Brother John Michael Paul at World Youth Day in Panama City. This episode is a GTR exclusive only for Podbean Patrons. A shorter version of this conversation will be aired on GTR #164. This is our full conversation in its entirety.

 

Enjoy the experience of being brought into WYD, 2019!

GTR Bonus Episode {Podbean Patrons Only}

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Happiest New Year! This is a special Podbean Patron-only episode, just for you! Come along on a mini-retreat with the Saint Gabriel Media team. Exclusive content from Fr. Michael McCandless, Voations Director for the Diocese of Cleveland. Father Mikes talks about how to have stronger marriages, how we can help priests, and much more.

Thank you for your ongoing support of the program! 

Prayer for the New Year:

May today there be peace within.
May you trust God that you are exactly where you are meant to be.
May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith.
May you use those gifts that you have received, and pass on the love that has been given to you.
May you be confident, knowing you are a child of God. Let this presence settle into your bones and allow your soul the freedom to sing, dance, praise and love.
It is there for each and every one of us.

 

Amen+ 

 

God bless you!

GTR Episode #161: Favorite Things Part II

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On this episode, Speaker, writer, and blogger from Raising Lifelong Learners, Colleen Kessler joins us. Colleen shares creative, educational and fun gift ideas for families and kids of all ages. Special guest Katie McIntyre also joins us to talk about Monk Manual. 

 

All GTR listeners receive a special 10% discount offer from Monk Manual! Use the code: GOODTHINGS. Promo is good until the end of the year! 

Colleen Kessler's Favorite Things List:

Favorite Website for games: ThinkFun

Melissa and Doug Loom

Dixit Board Game

Escape the Room

Royal Roundup -on sale!

Gravity Maze

Barista Rock Candy

Rush Hour Traffic Jam Logic Game

Colleen Kessler's website and podcast, Raising Lifelong Learners.

 

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GTR Episode # 153: A Liturgy of the Ordinary

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On this episode: Special guest Melea Ulery joins us. Melea is the creator of a revolutionary app called Little Saint Adventures app for families, schools and churches. Melea shares her heart behind building strong families and enriching the lives of children through the stories of the saints. Also: time poverty. Looking at why we are so busy, and what the simple life of the historical Christ can teach us today.

 

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GTR Episode #149: Be Bold

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On this episode: Christian Hip-Hop artist Connor Flanagan stops by. We find out about his story, his heart for reaching youth, and how YOU can be in his upcoming music video! 
Plus, Brother John Michael Paul offers a prayer for our nation on the 17th anniversary of 9/11. A special invitation to the Holy Land, and much more!
 
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GTR Episode #148: Equipping the Called

 
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On this episode: The hilarious habited duo Nun & Nunner! You don't want to miss their story, humor, and heart. Plus, creator and founder of the Catholic Family Crate, Elissa Tripigan joins us to offer words of encouragement to families. Fr. Nathan Cromly talks about how we can heal a hurting Church and so much more!
 
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Elissa is offering GTR listeners an exclusive offer! Get $5 off any Catholic Family Crate item when you use the code; GOODTHINGS. Click here for the website
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GTR Episode #139: Mental Health Matters {Pt. 2} with Dr. Aaron Kheriaty

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On this episode: The second in a two-part series about mental health. Dr. Aaron Kheriaty joins us for an important, enlightening, in-depth interview about mental health issues. Dr. Kheriaty is a UC Irvine Health psychiatrist who specializes in medical ethics, and psychiatry and spirituality. He is the author of the book The Catholic Guide to Depression: How the Saints the Sacraments and Psychiatry Can Help You Break Its Grip and Find Happiness Again. On today's show, we discuss depression in women, societal pressures on mothers, raising children with special needs, and how we can become stronger and healther through faith.  

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Click here to read Dr. Kheriaty's article Dying of Despair

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