Episode 211

Why Catholic Fiction Matters (with Jacqueline Brown)


January 28th, 2020

51 mins 12 secs

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About this Episode

Our guest this week is Jacqueline Brown,author of the Catholic fiction series The Light Series. Jacqueline tells about her journey from a practicing clinical psychologist to Catholic fiction writer. Jacqueline shares about making time for beauty and art in everyday lives and the importance of Catholic fiction as a genre.

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This week, I also share some feedback from Liz who shares some helpful resources for women who want to make reading Scripture part of their everyday routine. Liz suggests: Blessed Is She and Every Sacred Sunday. I add a recommendation for Take Up and Read.

Have feedback or an idea to share? I would love to hear from you!


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February 20-23, 2020: Los Angeles Religious Education Congress, Anaheim, CA
Saturday, March 7, 2020: You’re Worth It Retreat at Precious Blood Parish in Jasper, IN
Saturday, March 14, 2020: Women’s Conference, Fresno, CA
Saturday, March 28, 2020: Women’s Conference in Norwich, CT
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