Jim Sano grew up in an Irish/Italian family in Massachusetts. Jim is a husband, father, life-long Catholic and has worked as a teacher, consultant, and businessman. He has degrees from Boston College and Bentley University and is currently attending Franciscan University for a Masterâ€™s degree in Catechetics and Evangelization. He has also attended certificate programs at The Theological Institute for the New Evangelization at St. Johnâ€™s Seminary and the Apologetics Academy. Jim is a member of the Catholic Writerâ€™s Guild and has enjoyed growing in his faith and now sharing it through writing novels. The Fatherâ€™s Son (released August 15, 2019) is Jimâ€™s first novel and is the recipient of the Catholic Writers Guildâ€™s Seal of Approval Award for editorial integrity and faithfulness to Catholic teaching.
Jim resides in Medfield, Massachusetts with his wife, Joanne, and has two daughters, Emily and Megan.
Dennis P. McGeehan is a Catechist, Cantor, Lector, Husband and Father of nine (eight on earth and one in God's care). He has published in Catholic magazines like The Word Among Us and Seton Homeschool. He also writes Homilies and Commentaries for Faith Catholic Publishing. He is a Fourth Degree member of the Knights of Columbus and a member of the Catholic Writers Guild. He blogs atÂ www.warriorsworlddad.com. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Charles Fraune is the author of two books,Â â€śSlaying Dragons: What Exorcists See and What You Should Knowâ€ť andÂ â€śSwords and Shaddows: Navigating Youth Amidst the Wiles of Satan.â€ť
Charles has a Masters of Arts in Theology as well as an advanced Apostolic Catechetical Diploma. He is a teacher who has been writing for over 20 years.
Today we will be discussing two fascinating topics, Spiritual Warfare and Exorcism.
Meet Bishop-elect William Byrne in this interview conducted just before the Vatican announcement. Â Father Byrne is the author of a new book, 5 Things with Father Bill. Get to know this dynamic communicator and find out more about his book.
InÂ Because of Our Fathers, twenty-three Catholicsâ€”includingÂ Patrick Madrid,Â Abby Johnson,Â Bishop Joseph Strickland,Â Father Paul Scalia,Â Jesse Romero,Â Anthony Esolen,Â Father Rocky, Christopher Check, andÂ Father Gerald Murrayâ€”give portraits of their own fathers as conduits and models of Christian love. Ranging from the heroic to the ordinary, these powerful testimonies will inspire men to consider more deeply the amazing privilege that God has given them to become, despite their imperfection, a living image of our Father in Heaven.
The introduction and conclusion by editor Tyler Rowley serve as a wake-up call. Illustrating the Churchâ€™s teaching on fatherhood with current research on the family, he makes clear the urgent need for men who take seriously the God-given, grace-filled task of raising children.
Matt Estrade, a gerontologist, speaker, and author shares his personal story and his work with dementia patients and their caregivers on episode 2 of The Storytellers. Most of us know someone living with Dementia or their care partners. Matt provides valuable information. Don't miss it.
Emily K Whiting
Season 3 of The Storytellers with our interview with Emily K. Whiting, Emily is a Speaker. Â We will talk about her faith journey and discuss raising a child with on-going medical needs. It's an inspirational half hour!
Mike Aquilina is a Catholic author, popular speaker, poet, and songwriter who serves as the
executive vice president of the St. Paul Center for
Christian history tells the story not of an empire, nor of a culture, but of a family. The authors in
this series strive to communicate that history in a way thatâ€™s accessible and even entertaining.
They see history as true stories well told. They donâ€™t fear humor or pathos as threats to their
trustworthiness. They are unabashed about their chosen perspective, but they are neither
producing propaganda nor trashing tradition. The Catholic Churchâ€™s story is our
inheritance, our legacy, our pride and joy, and our cautionary tale.
In Be Brave in the Scared, Catholic writer Mary Lenaburg shares how the overwhelming demands of caring for her severely disabled daughter ultimately taught herâ€”and can teach youâ€”that trusting in God and accepting his will can lead to profound joy, no matter what challenges you face.
Be Brave in the Scared is an uplifting account of human frailty (and stubbornness) surrendered to faith. Lenaburg tells the heart-rending story of how caring for her severely disabled daughter affected her self-image, marriage, family life, and faith.
Although she initially struggled to accept Godâ€™s will and her own limitations, Lenaburg ultimately learned how to trust God. She found in that trust inexplicable joy, even during the most difficult days of her life. She writes boldly and authentically about challenges we all encounter, such as trials with control, blame, exhaustion, fear, and acceptance.
Steve Pokorny is a dynamic Catholic speaker, author and TV host who truly inspires his audience to desire and live an authentic Catholic vision for life and love. Â For over 15 years, Steve has been sharing his unique style of delivery, which captivates audiences of all ages, especially with his witty, yet sincere personality.
Steve Pokornyâ€™s 14-year Magnum Opus Redeemed Vision: Setting the Blind Free from the Pornified Culture, is a comprehensive and powerful tool not only for those with pornography compulsion, but also for equipping readers with practical ways to help rebuild a culture of beauty and pure love, which is an essential part of overcoming the many challenges our pornified culture presents.
What if prayer could become one of the most rewarding and meaningful aspects of your whole life? What if you could use the skills productive people use to help you pray?
Michael St. Pierre, executive director of the Catholic Campus Ministry Association and a productivity expert, shares five habits that you can use to help you gain confidence in your prayer and strengthen your relationship with God.
Catholics are taught that prayer is necessary to live their faith, but many sincere Mass-goers find it almost impossible to pray consistently. They know that prayer is at the core of a relationship with God, but many still donâ€™t have a clue about how to go about integrating prayer into their everyday lives. As a result, their confidence level related to prayer is low.
Ray Haywood is a devoted husband to his wife, Natalie. They have been married for the past thirty years. Together they intentionally raised two faith-filled sons, Nicholas and Frank within the foundation of faith, the sacraments. Ray shares in more than 26 years of willful fatherhood and parenting experience. Now living in North Carolina, Ray and Natalie operate a small family owned car dealership. They are faithful parishioners of Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Through active parish involvement, Ray's family's faith continues to grow in the New Covenant teachings of the Catholic Church. He is devoted to handing on the faith filled gifts to all men of good faith wherever they may be in their faith journey. He finds this to be his call to action in his own faith journey.