Show Notes for Thursday, 4/29/2021

Happy feast of St. Catherine of Siena! On today’s show, Matt Swaim and Anna Mitchell welcome Dr. Matthew Bunson from EWTN’s “Doctors of the Church” series to talk more about this incredible woman of faith who shaped the entire trajectory of Church history. Other guests include pastoral counselor Kevin Prendergast on the psychological benefits of forgiveness, Curtis Martin of FOCUS on his new book about Christian discipleship, Dr. Kevin Vost on what St. Thomas Aquinas said about our resurrected bodies, and Bible Foods expert Rita Heikenfeld on starting your own container and raised bed gardens at home. Plus news, weather, sports and a whole lot more...

Dr. Kevin Vost is online at

Curtis Martin, author of Foundations for Discipleship

Kevin Prendergast is online at

Dr. Matthew Bunson is online at

Danielle Bean is online at

Rita Heikenfeld is online et

Sarah Bassil is online at indefenseofchristians.oirg.

Chloe Langr, author of Letters to Women

Fr. Sebastian Walshe, author of Secrets from Heaven

Elizabeth Scalia is online at


Prayer for the Intercession of St. Catherine of Siena

O Saint Catherine of Siena, God our Father enkindled the flame of holy love in your heart as you meditated on the Passion of Jesus His Son. Moved by His grace, you devoted your life to the poor and the sick, as well as to the peace and unity of the Church. Through your intercession, may we also come to know the love of Jesus, bring His compassion to all, and work for the unity of His Church. We ask this in Jesus' Name and for His sake. God, You caused St. Catherine to shine with Divine love in the contemplation of the Lord's Passion and in the service of Your Church. By her help, grant that Your people, associated in the mystery of Christ, may ever exult in the revelation of His glory. Amen.