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The Read More Read Well Podcast is meant to help and encourage women to develop and maintain a reading habit.It can be a challenge to make time to read in a world that never stops. Developing and maintaining the ability for deep reading isn’t something we can take for granted. Millions of Americans … read more

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St. Francis DeSales and St. Jane de Chantal: How They Help Ordinary People Live Holy Lives with Fr. John Burns, Marcie Stokman, and Colleen Hutt


11:00 How do you know if you are making progress in the spiritual life?

Am I good enough? Am I secure in the love of God?

13:46 What if I don't have time to pray?

15:20 Can changing a diaper be a prayer?

18:18 Be both Martha and Mary

20:10 Living with intense suffering.

23:18 Getting a reset; remembering who we are

25:29 How can I possibly do all I have to do?

29:49 The key to living in the present

31:37 Simplifying is a move toward God.

35:19 What to do about division in families

39:39 Why is it easier for women to be alone with God?

43:21 Vocations for women and why women religious are needed in the church today

47:31 How does a woman know if she has a call to a religious vocation?

51:59 A powerful prayer before Christmas

Father John Burns is a priest for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. He studied business marketing at the University of Notre Dame, but later realized a deeper call to preach the infinite love of God with his whole life. Ordained a priest in 2010, he has served in parish ministry and taught moral theology in the seminary. Father John also works extensively with religious communities of women and has provided with retreats and conferences for Sisters in Africa, Europe, and the United States. He is the author of the book Lift Up Your Heart: A 10-Day Personal Retreat. Father John recently completed his doctoral studies on the theology of healing through forgiveness.

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