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Show Notes for Wednesday, 8/19/2020

Happy feast of St. John Eudes! On today’s show, Matt Swaim and Anna Mitchell talk more about this 17th century French priest who battled against the error of Jansenism. Guests include Tyler Rowley to discuss his new book, “Because of Our Fathers,” Jon Stotts from Catholic Bible Press to take a deeper look at the Bread of Life discourse in John 6, Gary Zimak on the constancy of Jesus. and Stephanie Mann on the incredible witness of the English martyr St. Swithun Wells. Plus news, weather, sports and more…

Tyler Rowley, author of Because of Our Fathers.

Jon Stotts is online at catholicbiblepress.com.

Gary Zimak is online at followingthetruth.com.

Stephanie Mann is online at supremacyandsurvival.blogspot.com.

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

Joseph Pearce is online at jpearce.co.

Fr. Boniface Hicks, author of Personal Prayer: A Guide to Receiving the Father’s Love

Give to the CISE fund and support inner-city Catholic education at cisekids.org.

Kevin Prendergast and Ken Craycraft are online at athenaeum.edu.

Meg Deblase is online at cincinnatirighttolife.org.

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

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!