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Show Notes for Thursday, 2/17/2022

Good morning! On today’s show, Matt Swaim and Anna Mitchell welcome pastoral counselor Kevin Prendergast to talk about why Lent makes sense from a psychological health perspective. Other guests include certified herbalist Rita Heikenfeld to talk about root vegetables in the Bible, Kim Pozniak on how Catholic Relief Services is working to serve people in Haiti, and Dr. John Bergsma on why Catholics need a better understanding of the priesthood. Plus news, weather, sports and a whole lot more…

Kris McGregor is online at discerninghearts.com.

Dr. Regis Martin and Dr. John Bergsma are online at Franciscan.edu.

Kim Pozniak is online at crs.org.

Kevin Prendergast is online at athenaeum.edu.

Rita Heikenfeld is online at abouteating.com.

Gary Michuta is online at handsonapologetics.com.

Catherine Fishlock is online at stgertrude.org.

Gary Zimak is online at followingthetruth.com.

Fr. John Gavin, author of Mysteries of the Lord’s Prayer

Mike Aquilina is online at fathersofthechurch.com.

Rod Bennett, author of Four More Witnesses.

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Prayer of St. John Eudes

O Lord, You have created me for Yourself, to love You and to enjoy You, infinite Good, ineffable Beauty; do not permit me to lose sight of this sublime end toward which I must tend; do not permit me to wander among the wretched satisfactions that vain, feeble creatures can offer me.

O my Lord, what poor use I have made of creatures! Pardon me, O Lord! Henceforth I do not want to use anything unless it is for Your glory and according to Your holy will, as Your Son Jesus did. O my God, if in the past I have turned aside from You who are my Beginning, my End, and my supreme good; if I have turned toward myself and creatures, preferring their will and mine to Yours, I here and now promise to renounce, entirely and forever the world and myself, and to give myself wholly and forever to You. O my God, I give myself to You as my Beginning; take complete possession of me. May I always abide in You! Be the beginning and end of all my actions. O my God, I give myself to You as my End, my Center, my supreme Good. Draw me to You! Make me tend continually toward You. Be my delight, my glory, my treasure, my all!