Find Peace in Lent - KCP 163
Join us for another Thirsty Thursday episode of the Konza Catholic Podcast as Producer Andy talks about what peace is and is not, and how we can use Lent to find it.
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The Confessions by Saint Augustine is arguably the second-most influential book in Church history. When it first appeared on the scene, it was shocking in its level of vulnerability. Few, if any, church leaders had shared his personal story in such a courageous, transparent way. Father Drew and Andy Brandt talk through this spiritual tell-all and show how it has helped millions discover that "our hearts restless until they rest in Thee." (Also, Father Drew shares dark, shocking confession of his own :)
Happy Thanksgiving! Did you know that the famous Marian prayer, The Magnificat, is an excellent prayer to help you express your gratitude to God and cultivate a deeper sense of the greatness of God? Listen as Father Drew Hoffman unpacks Our Lady's great expression of worship and shares how we can all develop a regular practice of giving thanks to the Lord for all the good things in our lives.
How can we learn to be liberated from our enslavement to negative emotions, temptations, and the critical, self-destructive thoughts in our own minds? How can we learn to be more aware of God's spirit in our hearts and his action in our lives? St. Ignatius of Loyalty shared with the Church fourteen rules that will help us navigate our Christian life, and experience greater freedom in rejecting sin and pursuing the true, good, and beautiful.
We're a couple days past Halloween, All Saints Day, and All Souls Day, but it's not too late to delve into the significance (and utter coolness) of two of the greatest feast days of the Catholic year. How exactly does one become a saint? Do you have to be canonized by the Church? Why do we venerate the saints? Why and how do we pray for the souls in purgatory? Listen to this episode for answers to these questions, amusing banter about Halloween, and more!
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