Ave Explores

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

140 episodes of Ave Explores since the first episode, which aired on September 28th, 2019.

  • Emmanuel and Christmas with Fr. John Burns

    December 19th, 2021  |  Season 14  |  19 mins 43 secs
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    Fr. John Burns wraps up our look at the Advent themes in Adore by explaining that his goal in writing the book was to help readers more deeply appreciate Christmas by getting to know the ways Emmanuel comes into our hearts and changes our lives.

  • Nearness with Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT

    December 12th, 2021  |  Season 14  |  15 mins 50 secs
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    Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT, explains that drawing near to Jesus during Advent provides peace and comfort in times of sorrow and distress, and offers us a glimpse of the Lord's goodness which comes with the joy of Christmas day.

  • Heather Khym and Preparedness During Advent

    December 5th, 2021  |  Season 14  |  15 mins 39 secs
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    Heather Khym, cohost of the Abiding Together podcast, helps us understand what preparedness really means during Advent: creating a heart that accepts God's promises long after the season.

  • Sarah Swafford Reflects on the Advent theme of Watchfulness

    November 28th, 2021  |  Season 14  |  22 mins 59 secs
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    Sarah Swafford says it is important to slow down and embrace peacefulness and simplicity as we enter Advent. Reflecting on watchfulness—the first of the four weekly themes in Adore—Swafford said she has learned to do less so that she can watch for ways the Lord might surprise us during the season.