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Clumsy Theosis - Theosis in the Bible

Clumsy Theosis - Theosis in the Bible

June 7, 2019

The first Christians understood theosis as being inseparable from the message of their salvation and the Holy Spirit’s role in their lives. We know this because it is peppered throughout the New Testament. Listen as Richaél highlights the handful of theosis passages that called her to this lifestyle.

Clumsy Theosis - Dogma and Doctrine: What’s the Big Deal?

Clumsy Theosis - Dogma and Doctrine: What’s the Big Deal?

May 17, 2019

As Catholics we hear the terms dogma and doctrine, but how many of us are aware of the significant role they play in our spiritual life? Listen as Richaél explains difference between dogma, doctrine, and disciplines and the impact they have on your personal faith life.

Clumsy Theosis - Fatima: How Catholics Have Been Called to Bring Peace

Clumsy Theosis - Fatima: How Catholics Have Been Called to Bring Peace

May 16, 2019

Our Lady of Fatima’s message is one of peace for the world. As Catholics, we are charged to attain this peace and save souls. Listen to learn how to do this in your daily life.

Clunsy Theosis - The Wounds of Christ—Stages of the Spiritual Life

Clunsy Theosis - The Wounds of Christ—Stages of the Spiritual Life

May 3, 2019

God the Father revealed three wounds of Christ to St. Catherine of Siena as stages of the spiritual life that will help us reach heaven. Listen to learn which three wounds and how each relates to the spiritual life.

Clumsy Theosis - Connecting Signs with Sacraments in the Gospel of John (Part 3)

Clumsy Theosis - Connecting Signs with Sacraments in the Gospel of John (Part 3)

April 26, 2019

Of all the miracles Jesus performed, the seven signs John the Evangelist records reveal the seven sacraments Our Lord instituted. In the final episode of a three-part miniseries, Richaél Lucero explains the theological symbolism of the last of these signs.

Clumsy Theosis - Connecting Signs with Sacraments in the Gospel of John (Part 2)

Clumsy Theosis - Connecting Signs with Sacraments in the Gospel of John (Part 2)

April 18, 2019

Richaél Lucero continues to identify the signs Jesus performed in John’s Gospel with the sacrament each prefigures. Allow yourself to be drawn deeper into their mystery as she unpacks the theological symbolism.

Clumsy Theosis - Connecting Signs with Sacraments in the Gospel of John (Part 1)

Clumsy Theosis - Connecting Signs with Sacraments in the Gospel of John (Part 1)

April 6, 2019

John wrote about the seven signs Jesus performed. Each sign reveals one of the seven sacraments. Listen as Richaél Lucero identifies each sign and the sacrament it conveys and unpacks the theological symbolism.

Clumsy Theosis - Miracles, Signs, and Sacraments in John’s Gospel

Clumsy Theosis - Miracles, Signs, and Sacraments in John’s Gospel

March 29, 2019

Did you know that St. John wrote a document about the seven sacraments? In his gospel, St. John calls the miracles of Jesus’ ministry “signs”—signs that point to the sacraments of the Church. Want to know which passages reveal the sacraments? Listen in.

Clumsy Theosis - Love Languages and Intimacy with God

Clumsy Theosis - Love Languages and Intimacy with God

March 16, 2019

God is love—by nature. When he shares himself with us, he gives us that love. While the way we receive and interpret love varies from person to person depending on your “love language,” the Lord has made sure that the Church has all that we need! Discover your love language and how the Lord wants to cater to it.

Clumsy Theosis - A New Exodus in the Gospel of John

Clumsy Theosis - A New Exodus in the Gospel of John

March 10, 2019

Any first-century Jew would have recognized that the opening of John’s Gospel is filled with images of Jesus as the fulfillment of the Old Covenant. Indeed, we are called into the desert in a new Exodus—but not the wandering-in-the-wilderness-for-forty-years kind. Listen to the ways John weaved this call into his finely crafted Gospel and how we are to live it out today.

Clumsy Theosis - Lent & Conversion

Clumsy Theosis - Lent & Conversion

March 1, 2019

Prayer, fasting, and almsgiving—the staples of the Lenten season. These practices are not intended to be our focus but to serve us in something bigger. Want to know what that is and how you can incorporate all three spiritual aids to have a transformative Lent? Come, listen in.

Clumsy Theosis - Genesis of the Gospel of John

Clumsy Theosis - Genesis of the Gospel of John

February 24, 2019

“In the beginning”—it’s the opening phrase of both the book of Genesis and the Gospel of John. Was this intentional on John’s part? You bet. In fact, the opening verses of his Gospel parallel each day of the creation account. Listen as I identify them, explain their significance, and uncover John’s purpose.

Clumsy Theosis - Theosis & Inheriting a Kingdom

Clumsy Theosis - Theosis & Inheriting a Kingdom

February 9, 2019

You know how when you find someone else excited about living the Faith, you can trade riffs for hours about God’s generosity? I did just that—well, for an hour—with Cy Kellett, host of the Catholic Answers Today radio show. Listen in as we explore how the path of theosis leads us to the inheritance of a kingdom.

Clumsy Theosis - We Bring the Light

Clumsy Theosis - We Bring the Light

February 1, 2019

What do Simeon’s prophecy, your baptism, and candles have in common? Hint: they’re related to a feast day of Our Lord—and together they can animate us to be light bearers to the world.

Clumsy Theosis - A Sacrament of Healing

Clumsy Theosis - A Sacrament of Healing

January 25, 2019

Did you know the Sacrament of Reconciliation has had six different titles over the centuries? In today’s episode we crack open each name to get a fuller picture of the abundance of love, mercy, joy, and power the Lord gives us through this sacrament of healing.

Clumsy Theosis - The Role of Tradition in Catholicism

Clumsy Theosis - The Role of Tradition in Catholicism

January 17, 2019

We may think of tradition as something man-made that we’ve simply perpetuated, generation after generation. When it comes to Catholic Tradition, however, this is not the case. Find out why and how Tradition safeguards the truth.

Clumsy Theosis - Advent: Not Only About the Birth of Christ

Clumsy Theosis - Advent: Not Only About the Birth of Christ

December 13, 2018

During Advent we are preparing for the coming of Christ. Did you know that this “coming” we await is not only the birth of our Lord? Let’s look at the two expectant events this season calls us to focus on so we may prepare our hearts fully.

Clumsy Theosis - Combating Sin, Part 2: The Root of Your Sins

Clumsy Theosis - Combating Sin, Part 2: The Root of Your Sins

December 4, 2018

Did you know that all sins stem from the same root? Knowing the origin of sin will enable you to root out yours and cultivate the virtues needed to nip them in the bud. Come find out what the root of sin is and how you can counter it.

Clumsy Theosis - The Ultimate Thanksgiving

Clumsy Theosis - The Ultimate Thanksgiving

November 23, 2018

Celebrating the Eucharist during the Mass is the ultimate thanksgiving meal. Let’s unpack the importance of the meal liturgy in Judaism and how it has impacted the Christian sacrament of the Eucharist.

Clumsy Theosis - Combating Sin

Clumsy Theosis - Combating Sin

November 10, 2018

In order to be victorious in war, knowing one's opponent is key. Combating sin is no different. If we want to defeat sin, we must define it, identify the root cause of it, and learn how to use the Lord’s weaponry in response to it.