Lectio Divina: Life in Christ
Feb10

Lectio Divina: Life in Christ

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. Mary Healy:  I studied originally at the University of Notre Dame, then did a master’s degrees at Franciscan University and Catholic University. I eventually finished my Doctorate in Biblical Theology at the Gregorian University in...

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Echoing the Mystery: Practical Applications
Feb03

Echoing the Mystery: Practical Applications

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. Her diocese uses Echoing the Mystery across the board, for youth and adults. Sister John Dominic:  I’m...

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Family First: How the Diocese of Fort Worth is Helping Parents become Primary Educators Again
Jan27

Family First: How the Diocese of Fort Worth is Helping Parents become Primary Educators Again

Marlon de la Torre, Director for Evangelization and Catechesis in the Diocese of Fort Worth, shares their innovative and effective catechesis program being implemented across the diocese.  They utilize Echoing the Mystery, published by the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, and spearheaded a program approach where the catechists serve as guides rather than primary educators. The parents and children...

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Aquinas 101: Bringing 13th Century Philosophy and Theology into the 21st Century
Jan20

Aquinas 101: Bringing 13th Century Philosophy and 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 Dominic:  I’m very happy...

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Neuropsychologist Dr. Karen Villa Sits Down with Sr. John Dominic to Discuss How the Practice of Virtue Leads to a Healthy Mind and Soul. (Part 3 of 3)
Jan13

Neuropsychologist Dr. Karen Villa Sits Down with Sr. John Dominic to Discuss How the Practice of Virtue Leads to a Healthy Mind and Soul. (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 with Dr. Karen Villa as we unpack our understanding of interpersonal...

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