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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 #199: St. Patrick, Pandemic, and the Divine Presence of God (with Br. Richard Hendrick, OFM Cap)

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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!

You can also find the full interview on You Tube, here. 

For another show on maintaining peace, click here for the episode with Fr. Jaques Philippe. 

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GTR# 198: Make Your Land a Holy Land

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On this episode: Conversations from Jerusalem. Take a virtual pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

Lenten reflections from our Spiritual Director, Fr. John Michael Paul, CSJ and our group. Plus, special guest George Stefan talks about why Catholics need to be challenged more and what fuels his love for Sacred Scripture. 

*Special thanks to Select International Tours for a once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage experience. 

Join us for the Arise: Good Things Radio Women's Retreat. Click here for details. 

Join us for a pilgrimage to Ireland! Click here for details. 

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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!

 

Join us for the Arise retreat. June 5-7, 2020. Click here for details. 

Join us for a pilgrimage to Ireland! Click here for details. 

Let's connect! E-mail: brooke@saintgabrielmedia.com

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GTR #196: A Lenten Retreat with Fr. Jaques Philippe

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The season premiere of GTR is here! On the show, a special conversation with Fr. Jaques Phillipe.  Fr. Phillipe is a renowned spiritual director, retreat master author and speaker. His books have been translated into over 24 different languages with over a million copies sold. Join us as we discuss topics like peace, prayer and renewal of spirit. Thank you for your support! 

 

 

 

GTR Episode #195: New Year & Fiat 90

Posted by goodthingsradio in , retreat, Catholic, New Year, Balance, Books, Arise Retreat, Planners, Asceticism

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On this episode: Preparing for the year with new ideas, old prayers, and consecration to Saint Joseph.

Also, an introduction to Fiat 90. What is it? Special guest Vicki talks about the challenging program and what she learned from the experience.

Click here to learn more about Fiat 90.

Also, and update on the Arise retreat, and much more!

 

We need your help! Please support GTR by becoming a Podbean Patron. Click here for details. Thank you so much for your support.

Join us for Arise, 2020: A Good Things Radio Women's Retreat.

Click here to join Brooke on pilgrimage to Ireland. 

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GTR #194 Full of Grace with Special Guest Christine Watkins

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unnamedLC1C950C.jpgOn this episode: Former anti-Christian atheist, Christine Watkins shares her story. Christine also talks about the beautiful practice of consecration to Our Lady of Guadalupe, and much more!

 

Connect with Christine at Queen of Peace Media, here. 

We need your help! Please consider becoming a GTR Good Friend of the show. Click here to become a Podbean Patron. Thank you so much for your support!

Join Brooke on pilgrimage in 2020! Click here for details. 

Join us for Arise 2020: A Good Things Radio Women's Retreat

We love hearing from you! Drop an e-mail at: 

Brooke@saintgabrielmedia.com 

or visit BrookeTaylor.Us

GTR #193: Holy Families with Dr. Ray Guarendi

Posted by goodthingsradio in Advent, Advent Prep, Catholic, Christmas, Depression in Moms

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On this episode: Don't let the title fool you. We are not talking about perfect people and flawless families. This episode is dedicated to the families who are striving for wisdom and clarity in a crazy culture. 

On the show, clinical psychologist, author, speaker and nationally syndicated radio host, Dr. Ray Guarendi addresses tough issues. Everything from managing mental health issues to anxiety and smartphone addiction among teens. 

Plus, lighting the first Advent candle, and much more!

 

Join us for Arise, 2020: A Good Things Radio Women's Retreat.

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GTR #192: Ed Clancy-Aid to the Church in Need

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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!

Click here for Red Ribbon Sunday. 

Click here for the Dec. 6 Day of Fasting article from the National Catholic Register 

Become a GTR Good Friend of the show. Click here to become a Podbean Patron. Thank you so much for your support!

Join us for Arise, 2020. A Good Things Radio women's retreat.

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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).

 

Click here for information about Arise, 2020.

Click here to order Choose Hope from Amazon.

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