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

Posted by goodthingsradio in Prayer, Prayers, 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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GTR #162: A Quasimodo Christmas

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It's the last show of the season! On this special episode of GTR, Fr. Nathan Cromly talks about the significance and symbolism of bells. Kristin Reilly from One Hail Mary at a Time talks about the power of the Holy Rosary. Christmas greetings from Brooke's mom, Joan, and much more!

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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!

 

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GTR Episode #151: Christ in the Classrom

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On this episode: Jared Dees, author of the book Christ in the Classroom shares the secret to cultivating a culture of faith.  Find out more about his work, here.  Listener, Bridget joins us to talk about why she considers her cancer diagnosis a blessing. Plus, the results of the GTR listener survey, and much more! 

 

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GTR Episode #150: New Mercies

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We are celebrating episode #150! Fr. Nathan Cromly shares a special message and Linda Isaiah is back for a "Pastor in Your Purse" segment. Linda talks about the upcoming devotional Choose Hope and learning to rest in God's mercies during a season of loss. A giveaway and so much more!

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GTR Episode #126: From Broken to Community

 

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In this episode: On location at Sancta Clara Monastery with the Arise retreat team. Dr. Angela offers tips to introverts about how to survive a retreat and manage doubt. News about an exciting pilgrimage to Italy in April, observing March for Life, and much more! 

 

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GTR Episode #121: Choose Joy Sneak Peek

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In this episode: A special inside look at the new Choose Joy devotional! Special excerpts from the book and new details to preorder. Preparing for Thanksigving with a super tasty recipe from Skinny Taste (here). Why Reconciliation is important during Advent, and much more!

 

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GTR Episode #120: Pilgrims in the Promised Land

Posted by goodthingsradio in , priorities, Prayers, Advent, Raising Kids, Pilgrimage, Mark Twain

In this episode: A movie review of "Mark Twain's Journey to Jerusalem: Dreamland." An interview with Executive Producer David Frank about Mark Twain's life changing trip to Europe and the Holy Land. Listener feedback from Samantha about establishing family bedtime routine and doing a nightly Examen. Fr. Nathan Cromly, CSJ has a new Padre in Your Pocket about Purgatory, and much more!

 

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Good Things Radio #086: Nuclear Prayer

Posted by goodthingsradio in , Prayers, Edward Hays, Arise Retreat

 

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In this episode: New movie recommendations, the power of prayer, a book giveaway, and much more!

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Good Things Radio Episode #068: Savor the Labor

Posted by goodthingsradio in , motherhood, Prayer, Prayers, Pain, Roman Catholic
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In this episode: Gearing up for Labor Day. A listener asks a question about "natural vs. medicated" childbirth. Quite literally a topic about labor day! Brooke shares her birth experience with no epidural and having a "virtual doula."  You can watch the video of Brooke's Birth Story (referenced in this episode), here. Also, movie recommendations, back-to-school emotions, and more!

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