Thursday, July 12, 2012

This week’s episode:

Blessed Are They: St Catherine Labore and the Chapel of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

Among Women Guest: Kelly Wahlquist, Director of HAPP

This podcast explains what sacramentals are, as it takes another look at my recent pilgrmage to France. This time I describe visiting the Chapel of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal at 140, Rue de Bac in Paris, where Mary appeared to St Catherine Labore in 1830. Then I have a conversation with Kelly Wahlquist about an exciting new parish-based program called Hearts Afire, that takes its cue from the two hearts of Jesus and Mary.

Links for this episode:

“Sentimental about Sacramentals” an article by Pat Gohn at Patheos.

Miraculous Medal craft for children from the Catholic Icing blog. You can hear my previous interview with Lacy Robideau of Catholic Icing on AW 90.

AW Blog post with photos from this pilgrimage to Rue de Bac, as well as to Lourdes.

Chapel of the Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal – interactive guided tour (be sure to follow the directions, and then click on the little stars that appear in the interactive window to see detailed info about the chapel.)

Kelly Wahlquist‘s column at Catholic Mom

HAPP- Hearts Afire Parish Program

33 Days to Morning Glory, by Fr. Michael Gaitley

Consoling the Heart of Jesus, by Fr Michael Gaitley


Other shows of related interest:

On the Immaculate Conception: AW 80

On St. Catherine Labore: AW 79

On Pat’s recent pilgrimage to France, highlighting Lourdes: AW 137


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