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Show Notes for Monday, 1/4/2020

Happy feast of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton! On today’s show, Matt Swaim and Anna Mitchell welcome Dr. Matthew Bunson to talk more about this saint who was born in New York two years before the American Revolution began. Other guests include Kevin Schmiesing to mark the anniversary of the founding of a number of Indonesian dioceses on This Week in Catholic History, Joseph Pearce on why Catholics should read Charles Dickens, Brandon McGinley to continue our series on his book, “The Prodigal Church, Dr. Marlon de la Torre on why believing in God isn’t just something that happens in our heads, and Catholic child psychologist Dr. Jim Schroeder with tools to help your children overcome anxiety. Plus news, weather, sports and a whole lot more…

Kevin Schmiesing is online at fvinstitute.org.

Joseph Pearce is online at fvinstitute.org.

Teresa Tomeo is online at teresatomeo.com.

Brandon McGinley, author of The Prodigal Church.

Bobby Schindler is online at lifeandhope.com.

Dr. Matthew Bunson, editor of The Encyclopedia of U.S. Catholic History.

Dr. Jim Schroeder, author of james-schroeder.com.

Marlon de la Torre is online at knowingisdoing.org.

Fr. Stef Bankemper is online at stcatherineofsiena.org.

Fr. Philip-Michael Tangorra, author of Holiness and Living the Sacramental Life.

Karlo Broussard is online at catholic.com.

Tommy Tighe, author of #BlessedMother.


A Prayer for the Help of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Lord God,
You blessed Elizabeth Seton with gifts of grace;
As wife and mother, educator and foundress,
So that she might spend her life in service to your people.
Through her example and prayers
May we learn to express our love for you
In love for our fellow men and women.
We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,
Who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
One God, for ever and ever. Amen.