Everyday Faith for Everyday Catholics
We found 10 episodes of Ave Explores with the tag “faith”.
Giving Up Starts with Giving with Deacon Greg Kandra
February 18th, 2020 | Season 3 | 24 mins 53 secs
ave explores, ave maria press, catholic, catholicism, faith, katie prejean mcgrady, lent, lenten miniseries, the deacon's bench
Deacon Greg Kandra talks with Katie Prejean McGrady about how the practice up giving up something in Lent actually starts with giving. Kandra also shares insights into the Lenten devotional Daily Devotions for Lent 2020 and what he’s going to focus on doing during Lent this year.
The Power of Healing with Sister Miriam James Heidland & Fr. John Burns
February 4th, 2020 | Season 2 | 54 mins 45 secs
ave maria press, catholic, catholicism, comfort, faith, forgiveness, fr. john, healing, katie prejean mcgrady, mental health, peace, sister miriam
Catholic authors and speakers Sr. Miriam James Heidland, S.O.L.T., and Fr. John Burns talk about the basic need everyone has to seek healing. Whether it’s from wounds, slights, or deep and long-lasting trauma, the need for healing is directly tied to living a mentally healthy life. Our conversation explores ways to rest in the healing power of God’s mercy, forgiveness, and love.
Finding Hope in the Midst of Loss with Tommy Tighe
January 28th, 2020 | Season 2 | 58 mins 9 secs
ave explores, ave maria press, catholicism, faith, grief, healing, katie prejean mcgrady, loss, mental health, tommy tighe
Tommy Tighe is a counselor, author, and podcast and TV host, but he would tell you his most important title is husband and father. In this episode, Tighe shares about the struggle of losing a child and how he, his wife, and their four other sons have lived with their grief, maintained their faith. and remained mentally healthy.
Helping Teens be Mentally Healthy with Roy Petitfils
January 21st, 2020 | Season 2 | 50 mins 27 secs
anxiety, ave maria press, catholicism, depression, faith, healing, hope, katie prejean mcgrady, mental health, roy petitfils, stress, teens
Roy Petitfils counsels teenagers struggling with anxiety, depression, eating disorders, suicidal thoughts, and stress. In this episode, he gives an overview of what teens are facing, how screens and social media are influencing teenagers and their mental health today, and how all of us can have open and fruitful conversations about mental health challenges.
Give Up Worry with Gary Zimak
January 14th, 2020 | Season 2 | 36 mins 32 secs
anxiety, ave explores, ave maria press, catholicism, faith, gary zimak, katie prejean mcgrady, stress, worry
Catholic speaker, author, and "worry expert” Gary Zimak discusses what it’s like to live with anxiety, and helps explain ways chronic worriers can find peace, comfort, and relinquish control to Jesus.
Made for More with Leah Darrow
January 7th, 2020 | Season 2 | 53 mins 59 secs
anxiety, ave explores, ave maria press, depression, faith, guilt, katie prejean, leah darrow, mental health, prayer, stress
Leah Darrow, a speaker, author, Season 2 contestant on America’s Next Top Model, and founder of Lux U, shares about her struggles with depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, “mom guilt,” balance, and explores ways one can find peace & strength through spiritual practices such as prayer and meditation, regularly attending daily Mass, and “recalibrating” one’s routine.
Introducing Season 2 of Ave Explores
December 11th, 2019 | Season 2 | 8 mins 43 secs
anxiety, ave maria press, catholicism, faith, friendship, healing, hope, katie prejean mcgrady, mental health, stress
Katie Prejean McGrady is back to give a snapshot of the upcoming season of Ave Explores, as we take a look at stress, anxiety, and mental health.
Episode 8: Mary on the Journey with Us
November 13th, 2019 | Season 1 | 22 mins 17 secs
ave maria press, blessed mother, catholic, catholicism, faith, jesus, katie prejean mcgrady, mary, our lady
Katie summarizes the Ave Explores Mary series, highlighting the key points made by all the guests on Season 1 of the podcast.
Making a Holy Family with J.D. Flynn
October 29th, 2019 | Season 1 | 27 mins 35 secs
ave explores, ave maria press, blessed mother, catholic, catholicism, faith, jd flynn, katie prejean mcgrady, mary, our lady
Katie sits down with J.D. Flynn, Editor-in-Chief of Catholic News Agency and co-host of the popular Catholic podcast, The Editor's Desk from CNA, to talk about the Blessed Mother's importance to his family, how praying a rosary every evening has helped him be a better husband and father, and he puts on his "Canon Lawyer hat" to help give tips on how to explain Mary to non-Catholics.
At the foot of the Cross with Leticia Ochoa Adams
October 26th, 2019 | Season 1 | 32 mins 41 secs
ave explores, ave maria press, catholic, catholicism, faith, grief, katie prejean mcgrady, leticia adams, mary, our lady, suicide, the cross
Katie visits with Leticia Ochoa Adams, a wife, mom, and speaker from Texas, who shares about grief, hope, and faith following the suicide of her son and how we can look to Mary as mother and comforter during the darkest days.