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Show Notes for Monday, 8/24/2020

Happy feast of St. Bartholomew the Apostle! On today’s show, Matt Swaim and Anna Mitchell welcome Catholic pilgrimage guide Steve Ray to talk more about this close associate of Jesus and early martyr for the faith. Guests include Kevin Schmiesing with This Week in Catholic History, Kris McGregor with more on devotion to the infant Jesus, and Amy Alznauer to discuss her children’s book, “The Strange Birds of Flannery O’Connor.” Plus news, weather, sports and more…

Kevin Schmiesing is online at fvinstitute.org.

Steve Ray is online at catholicconvert.com.

Kris McGregor is online at discerninghearts.com.

Amy Alznauer, author of The Strange Birds of Flannery O’Connor

Teresa Tomeo is online at teresatomeo.com.

Danielle Bean is online at catholicmom.com.

Gary Zimak is online at followingthetruth.com.

Stephanie Mann is online at supremacyandsurvival.blogspot.com.

David Kissell and Ryan Lopez are online at The Prodigal Church

Deacon Steven Greydanus is online at decentfilms.com.

Dr. Jim Schroeder is online at james-schroeder.com.

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St. Bartholomew Prayer

O Jesus, Saint Bartholomew’s greatest desire was to know the truth. When first informed about You, his initial reaction was, “How can anything good come from Nazareth?” But as soon as he met You, he wanted to become one of Your disciples. You said of him, “Here is a man in whom there is no deception.” I ask him to pray against the deceptions that are influencing me and the people I know. Help us to experience Your affirmation when we are honest, give us courage to resist lying as a means of self-protection, and inspire our minds to recognize the truth when we hear it. Saint Bartholomew, pray for us. Amen.