Among Women 222: Negativity Among Catholics Thwarts the Good

April 13, 2017

In this episode:

“Blessed are They”: St. Blandina

“Among Women” Guest: Jaymie Stuart Wolfe

In this conversation, we talk about a martyr’s death — that of St. Blandina in 177 AD — as well as the “persecutions” we see online and in the media among Christians whose negativity and criticism toward each other thwarts the good they may do. My guest is Jaymie Stuart Wolfe, writer of an provocative article — “Uncomfortable” — that challenges the in-fighting that can happen between members of the Church. Together we discuss the harmful effects of disparaging each other and each other’s projects with a kind of litmus Catholic test. This kind of negativity is contrary to the Christian mission. This show is a call to check our own witness, and to tend to our own efforts at reaching out to others.

Links for this episode:

“Uncomfortable”, as found in The Boston Pilot by Jaymie Stuart Wolfe

Jaymie Stuart Wolfe’s ministry, Loaves and Fishes 

Adoption: Room for One More? by Jaymie Stuart Wolfe

Other shows of related interest:

AW 144: a previous show with Jaymie Stuart Wolfe


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AW 114 Prepping for the New Roman Missal

This week’s segments:

“Blessed are they”: St Euphrosyne of Polotsk
“Among Women” Guest: Jaymie Stuart Wolfe

Links for this episode:

Book by Pauline Books and Media:
–The Mass Explained for Kids
–Praying with the Popes series

Resources by Pauline Books and Media:
Kids blog
Liturgy essentials (and info on the new missal)
Articles, etc. on the new missal by Jaymie Stuart Wolfe
iMass App (new missal instruction for you iPad or iPhone)

Jaymie Stuart Wolfe:
–website for Loaves and Fishes Ministry
Facebook page

Resources suggested by Pat Gohn on the new missal:
Pat’s articles:
Missal Changes, Part One: Defined By Prayer
The Translation: A Renewed Understanding of Love

USCCB: Welcoming the Roman Missal

Changes in the People’s Parts

Catholic TV’s series: “Preparing for the New Roman Missal” – video recordings of a symposium for priests.

Music related to the new Roman Missal

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