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Heaven is for Real

Heaven is for Real

May 26, 2014

Have you ever asked yourself if Heaven is for real? With the popular book, and now movie, out by that same name, many may actually stop to ponder whether Heaven really is for real and if it is possible for someone to have a private revelation of Heaven. Frances Harry interviews special guest Deacon (and Dr.) Tracy Jamison, OCDS about what our Catholic teaching tells us about Heaven and also about private revelation.

“The Writing and Letters of St. Teresa of Avila #1″ with special guest Lisa LaRosa

“The Writing and Letters of St. Teresa of Avila #1″ with special guest Lisa LaRosa

May 19, 2014

Although St. Teresa of Avila said she was NOT a writer, she has a compilation of writings that would dwarf many an author today. Special guest, Lisa LaRosa, tells us about St. Teresa’s writing starting with an early novel as well as her four most famous major works. Additionally, St. Teresa’s minor works cover a vast terrain from biblical commentary to post-communion reflections and meditations, to spiritual challenges, satire, poems, instructional works, and more. Her personal letters, of which 468 were found, covered the years 1546-1582. We get a candid look at St. Teresa’s personal thoughts and expressions and concerns as well as gems of wisdom that are very applicable to our lives today. We begin with some of the early letters and will continue the series throughout the year highlighting some of the letters with the most notable points. St. Teresa, pray for us!