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“Forgiveness and Healing”

Marana, AZ. Respected health care providers say that holding on to unforgiveness can physically hurt you. “There is an enormous physical burden to being hurt and disappointed,” says Karen Swartz, M.D., director of the Mood Disorders Adult Consultation Clinic at...

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“Windy City meets the Sunshine State”

“Windy City meets the Sunshine State”

Clearwater, FL. Two men living far apart, speaking different languages, can still enjoy each other's company and bless each other if they share a common purpose in doing God's work. Take, for example, St. Andre Bessette and Blessed Fr. Solanus Casey. These two holy...

“The Fruit of Gentleness”

“The Fruit of Gentleness”

Boise, ID. One of the fruits of the Holy Spirit that is severely lacking in the world these days is gentleness. When you wish to be heard and trusted, approaching with kindness, peace and with a gentle disposition will almost certainly win a person over. Today's story...

“God Had a Purpose”

“God Had a Purpose”

Phoenix, AZ.  We've heard that some Jehovah's Witnesses believe that Catholics are like low hanging fruit, easy to pick off. Many Jehovah's Witnesses are actually former Catholics who simply did not understand the faith. They need to be challenged and invited back,...

“Student Testimony”

“Student Testimony”

Novi, MI. Do you remember the first time you evangelized? Did you feel unprepared? Perhaps you felt like you said the wrong thing and doubted that you should even be out there? Most of us probably struggled with self-doubt when we first went out to share the gospel....

“Reverencing Mary”

“Reverencing Mary”

Fort Worth, TX. While it's obvious to us Catholics why we reverence the Blessed Virgin Mary, many Protestants struggle this. If they only understood all of her extraordinary qualities, her immense love, her place of honor in heaven, they would certainly agree that...

“History Lessons”

“History Lessons”

Dallas, TX. Soon to be canonized John Henry Cardinal Newman once said "To be deep in history is to cease to be Protestant." Today's story features an encounter with a Protestant who is unaware of her own church's past, let alone that of the Roman Catholic Church....

“God’s Big Love in Little Italy”

“God’s Big Love in Little Italy”

San Diego, CA. Every Saturday, you can find wonderful fresh produce at the award-winning Little Italy Mercato in San Diego. Many go there to purchase their fruits and vegetables for the week, to satisfy the needs of nourishment and hunger. But remember Isaiah 55:1-2...

“Evangelizing Protestants”

“Evangelizing Protestants”

Oakdale, MN. While our separated Protestant brethren already have part of the truth, they are still misinformed about what Catholics truly believe and what the Bible actually says. Which is why it's so important for us to be out there sharing the fullness of the Good...

“You never know what God has in store!”

“You never know what God has in store!”

Chicago, IL. One of the greatest (and occasionally, scariest!) parts of being a Christian are the surprises that God has for us almost every day. As Pope Francis reminded us July 2018, "...the grace of God often presents itself to us in surprising ways, which don't...

“Child’s Play”

“Child’s Play”

St. Paul, MN.  We often use the phrase "child's play" to describe a task that is easy. But sometimes our evangelizing efforts are literally child's play, when we send out small, joyful children to share the saving message of Jesus Christ. Perhaps the people they...

Podcast

Ep. 7: No More Sleeping in Seattle

In this episode we interview Nina de Jesus who is a regional missionary in the Diocese of Seattle. She is one of the few in the area taking her faith to the streets as well as coaching others in the area learn how to do street evangelization more effectively. She...

Ep. 6: SPSE in New Orleans

In this episode we interview Phillip Bellini who is a SPSE coordinator in New Orleans. Phillip takes us through how his teams desire to do the work of evangelization led him to begin a team. He has successfully integrated into the dowtown community evangelizing at big...

Ep. 5: Building a SPSE Movement

In this episode we interview Stephen Beuerle who is a SPSE coordinator in San Diego. Steve walks us through how his team of 2 evolved into a local street evangelization movement. Today, Steve email hundreds of local evangelist every week encouraging them to join team...

Ep 4: It’s all about the Team

In this episode we interview long time team leader and evangelist Molly Bushman. Molly brings us inside her experience beginning a team at her parish. She also shares some of her own stories from the street and practical ways her parish is working on following up with...

Ep. 3: 0ur very own Adam Janke

In this episode we interview our very own Adam Janke focusing on his own story as well as why SPSE has begun embracing healing prayer. He brings the experience the institute has gained through more than 300 street teams in the form of talks and workshops on...

Ep. 3: 0ur very own Adam Janke

In this episode we interview our very own Adam Janke focusing on his own story as well as why SPSE has begun embracing healing prayer. He brings the experience the institute has gained through more than 300 street teams in the form of talks and workshops on...

Ep. 2: Community and Evangelization

In this episode we speak with Sr. Lisa Zelfa from the Servants of God's Love. Sr. Lisa was born and raised in Baghdad, Iraq. She is a cradle Catholic that experienced a reversion in college through the Catholic community at Wayne State University. After college she...

Ep. 1: Signs, Wonders, Miracles and Evangelization

In this episode we interview Fr. Mathias Thelen who is the senior leader of Encounter Ministries. Encounter has a vision to see a Church truly empowered by the Holy Spirit where disciples are confided to proclaim the Gospel and then demonstrate it through signs,...

Ep: 24-Catholic Missionary Disciples

In this episode we interview Marcel LeJeune who is the President and Founder of Catholic Missionary Disciples. Before founding his own ministry Marcel served as the Associate Director of Campus Ministry at St. Mary's Catholic Center at Texas A&M University for 11...

Ep. 23: The Few, The Proud, The SPSE Marine

On veterans day we had a chance to speak with Kimberly Colby who is an active duty Marine Corps officer and SPSE regional missionary. She recently relocated to Hawaii after serving as an Oceanside team leader in San Diego for over two years. In this epiosde we talk...

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