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Catholic Moments #103 - A Conversation with the Deacons

This week, we take a focused look at the Permanent Diaconate in an extended conversation with Deacon Tom Fox and Deacon Chuck Stevens.  Both men share their vocation stories, their Deacon formation experiences and resources they recommend to men exploring the Permanent Diaconate.  I'm happy to share selections from Deacon Chuck's newest CD Harvest of Love during this episode.

Sarah Reinhard joins us for another wonderful Mary Moment.  Be sure to visit the Mary Moments Carnival being hosted at Sarah's great blog this week.

Don’t forget to register for SQPN’s upcoming Catholic New Media Celebration.  Deacon Tom and I will be there and would love to meet you!  Share your feedback at 206-339-9272, comment here on the blog or email lisa@catholicmom.com.

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Category:Vocations -- posted at: 7:24pm UTC

Catholic Moments #102 - Dr. Owen Phelps Our guest on the podcast this week is Dr. Owen Phelps, author of The Catholic Vision for Leading Like Jesus: Introducing S3 Leadership -- Servant, Steward, Shepherd and the Director of the Yeshua Catholic Leadership Institute

Deacon Tom Fox shares a Deacon Moment entitled "Let us Love One Another".  Our newest contributor Sarah Reinhard shares a "Mary Moment" reflection and invites us to participate in the Mary Moments Carnival.

Don’t forget to register for SQPN’s upcoming Catholic New Media Celebration.  Deacon Tom and I will be there and would love to meet you!  Share your feedback at 206-339-9272, comment here on the blog or email lisa@catholicmom.com.

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Category:Author Interviews -- posted at: 6:36pm UTC

Catholic Moments #101 - Kristin Armstrong Kristin Armstrong joins us this week to discuss her great new book Work in Progress: An Unfinished Woman’s Guide to Grace (Faith Words).  We are giving away three copies of Kristin’s book.  To enter, you must leave a comment on this post with a valid email address (which won’t be published or shared) before Midnight PST on Wednesday, May 20, 2009.  I’ll draw a random winners and announce the names over the weekend.

Deacon Tom Fox shares a special reflection for the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima.  Check out The Words We Pray: Discovering the Richness of Traditional Catholic Prayers by Amy Welborn.

Don’t forget to register for SQPN’s upcoming Catholic New Media Celebration.  Deacon Tom and I will be there and would love to meet you!  Share your feedback at 206-339-9272, comment here on the blog or email lisa@catholicmom.com.

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Category:Author Interviews -- posted at: 6:31am UTC

Catholic Moments #100 - Fr. Joe Kempf

On this week's podcast, we celebrate our 100th show with a special segment compiled by Deacon Tom Fox.  I want to send out a special thank you to all of those who sent special greetings for this milestone, and especially to Deacon Tom for helping me to celebrate and for his tremendous contribution to Catholic Moments.

Our guest this week is Fr. Joseph Kempf, Pastor of Assumption Church in O'Fallon, MO and President of Gospel Values, Inc. Fr. Joe is the author of a wonderful book entitled My Sister Is Annoying and creator of the Big Al DVD series.  Through his a non-profit company , Fr. Joe is dedicated to proclaiming the beautiful message of Jesus for children of all ages.

This weekend, tune in for the SQPN Podcast Marathon.  I will be appearing live on Ustream on Sunday, May 10 at 9 pm EST/6 pm PST and will have great giveaways and prizes for those in attendance in the chat room and on Twitter.  Be sure to follow me on Twitter for more news about this event.

Please consider SQPN during this year’s Giving Campaign and help us share the faith with new media.  Also, don’t forget to register for SQPN’s upcoming Catholic New Media Celebration.  Deacon Tom and I will be there and would love to meet you!  Share your feedback at 206-339-9272, comment here on the blog or email lisa@catholicmom.com.

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Category:Entertainment -- posted at: 9:41pm UTC