On this episode: Special guest, Dr. Aaron Kheriaty talks about managing anxiety during hard times. Dr.  Kheriaty is Director of the Medical Ethics Program at UCI Health.  He serves as chairman of the medical ethics committees at UCI Hospital and at the CA Department of State Hospitals.


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.


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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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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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.

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


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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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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 

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November 13, 2019

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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Click here to order Choose Hope from Amazon.

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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. 

Click here for Pursused by Truth

Click here for Pray with Me: A Treasury of Catholic Family Prayers

Click here to join us at the Arise retreat! June 5-7, 2020.

Love and Mercy: Faustina movie show times.

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On this episode: Recapping an epic weekend! The first annual Cleveland Catholic Women's Conference. Our roving reporter, Christina captures audio from a few attendees talking about the event. 

Tickets to Arise are officially on sale! Click here for more information. 

Click here to pray the rosary in Latin with Saint John Paul the Great. 

Father Patrick Shultz shares his vocation story, plus much more!


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