Among Women 207: Defending the Faith with Charity and Clarity

April 20, 2016

This week’s episode:

“Blessed are They”: Blessed Anne Marie Javouhey

“Among Women” Guest: Kathryn Jean Lopez 

This week we look at an important book and subject that will help us in this election year, or whenever we need to discuss theScreen Shot 2016-04-20 at 4.28.54 PM Catholic faith in a public setting, or at a cocktail party, or among friends and family — How to Defend the Faith Without Raising Your Voice. Today my guest is co-author of the book, syndicated columnist and NRO Editor-at-large, Kathryn Jean Lopez. I’ve been blessed by this book’s great principles, and I hope you will be too! Plus we’ll look at the life and social action of Blessed Anne Marie Javouhey.

Links for this episode:

Pat Gohn’s retreat at Whispering Winds Conference Center in CA

Book: How to Defend the Faith Without Raising Your Voice: Civil Responses to Catholic Hot Button Issues by Austin Ivereigh and Kathryn Jean Lopez. Look for the updated and revised edition from 2015.

OSV’s pamphlet “10 Principles of Civil Communication”

Kathryn Jean Lopez’ columns at National Review Online

Kathryn Jean Lopez’ columns at Catholic Pulse

Catholic Voices USA. (Find CV’s 10 principles of communication here.)

K-Lo at Large: Blog by Kathryn Jean Lopez

Saints and Social Justice: A guide to changing the world, by Brandon Vogt

The funeral Mass of Mother Mary Angelica, foundress of EWTN and religious orders (YouTube video)

Chaplet of Divine Mercy on the 2016 Mercy Sunday from the National Shrine. (YouTube video)

Homily from 2016 Divine Mercy Sunday from the National Shrine of Divine Mercy. (YouTube video)

Sisters of St Joseph of Cluny, prayer 

Books on Catholic spirituality for women – on sale at Ave Maria Press til June 19, 2016.

Other shows of related interest:

 AW 124 Special Edition on Religious Freedom with Kathryn Lopez and Elizabeth Scalia

AW 140 has some excerpts St Maria Faustina who brought us the Divine Mercy chaplet and more. (Adult Programming Note: the AW interview on that podcast talks with Dawn Eden, and we discuss healing sexual wounds.)

AW Espresso Shot #8: Praying the Divine Mercy Chaplet


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