Sister John Dominic Rasmussen

How a ‘Lectio Divina’ Journaling Practice Will Change Your Prayer Life

Sr. John Dominic In this episode, we’re going to talk about Lectio Divina, the importance of coming to know the person of Jesus Christ through reading Sacred Scripture. [Dr. Healy], I’d like for you to share your thoughts and reflections on that and the importance of Lectio Divina and coming to know Jesus Christ.  Dr. Mary Healy [Pope Emeritus […]

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How to “Level-Up” Your Religious Education Program

Dr. Therese Recinella, Director of Evangelization and Catechesis for the Diocese of Corpus Christi, TX, shares how her diocese is implementing Echoing the Mystery across their parishes, training the catechists in utilizing the text to enhance their current religious education curriculums and programs.

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‘Echoing The Mystery’ Helps our Entire Diocese Catechize!

Marlon de la Torre, Director for Evangelization and Catechesis in the Diocese of Fort Worth, shares their diocesan-wide catechesis program. They utilize our book “Echoing the Mystery” to spearheaded a program where the catechists serve as guides rather than primary educators.

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Bringing St Thomas Aquinas Philosophy & Theology into the 21st Century

Father Gregory Pine, a Dominican Friar, explains the new Aquinas 101 project he is working on with the Thomistic Institute to bring St. Thomas Aquinas’s writings to the people. These short videos with accompanying podcasts and reading materials break down the basics of the Summa Theologicae so that anyone can understand them. To learn more, visit www.aquinas101.com. Sister John […]

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The Neuroscience of Catholic Virtues (Part 3 of 3)

Dr. Karen Villa, a talented neuropsychologist, looks at the practical application of mind-brain balance in the third part of a three-part series. She addresses ways that parents and educators can help their children develop proper processes for dealing with issues, emotions, and feelings as they arise. Sister John Dominic:  We’re going to continue our discussion […]

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Neuroplasticity – Lifehack your Brain for Hope (Part 2 of 3)

Dr. Karen Villa, a talented neuropsychologist, dives into the scientific definitions and understanding of the brain and the mind in the second part of a three-part series. She looks at four aspects of mind-brain development as offered by Dr. Siegel: balance; resilience; intuition; empathy (brie) and relates these to virtues in the Catholic faith. Sister […]

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A Healthy Mind & Soul using Virtues & ‘Lectio Divina’ Journaling (Part 1 of 3)

Dr. Karen Villa, a talented neuropsychologist, dives into the scientific definitions and understanding of the brain and the mind in the first part of a three-part series. She explains the distinction between brain and mind and defines the left versus right brain as well as introducing the concept of neuroplasticity, which has revolutionized the study […]

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Virtues & Good Sportsmanship with Joe Taggert

Tennessee Hall-of-Fame Golfer, Joe Taggert, shares his love of the game and how his life-long golfing career has helped encourage and inspire young atheletes throughout Tennessee. Joe’s practice of patience and perseverance in golf and teaching others inspire us to continue striving to better ourselves in whatever career or vocation God is calling us to. […]

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Good Design Starts with Good Listening ft. Dick Miller

Dick Miller, an architect by trade for over 50 years with Earl Swensson Associates, shares how he brings together vision, skills, and virtue on each of his architecture projects and the teams of people he works with. He has a talent for seeing the potential in his staff and assigning them based on their abilities. […]

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The Mystery and Power of the Human Brain | Amy Grant Part 2

Amy Grant shares insight into her life’s journey with music as well as how God has worked in various ways in her life.  In the first part, we discussed the impact God has on our lives and those around us and where we can identify the work of God in everyday life experiences. Here, in part two, […]

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