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Spiritual Bouquets: Give and Receive


“SPIRITUAL BOUQUET MINISTRY’ – Kent Blandford and Brigid Ayer talk with Cathy Sitzwohl Founder of the Spiritual Bouquet Ministry to strengthen and support priests in their mission to serve the Church. For details, the email address is or on the webpage at

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Live Big, Love Bigger

Popular blogger and speaker, Kathryn Whitaker talks with Catholic Radio Indy co-host, Brigid Ayer and Jim Ganely about her new book, Live Big, Love Bigger. Kathryn will be in Ft. Wayne and the Indianapolis metro area Oct. 3,4,5.

Check out our interview below to hear how you can Live Big, & Love Bigger. For details about Kathyrn’s ministry got to




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Courage Apostolate Ministers to those with Same-Sex Attraction




Courage Apostolate: A ministry accompanying those with same-sex attraction.”  – Deacon Steve Hodges, Chaplain of the Courage Apostolate for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis talks with Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer about the ministry to accompany those with same-sex attraction and those who love them. The national courage ministry conference is July 18-21 in the Chicago area. For details about the local Courage apostolate email and information about the national conference can be found at the national website


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Ways to Build a Culture of Life with Father Frank Pavone

Catholic Radio Indy co-hosts Brigid Ayer and Jim Ganley talk with Father Frank Pavone, Director of Priests for Life International about building a culture of life in modern times. You won’t want to miss this interview.  For details about Priests For Life see or to join the pro-life movement check out

Father Frank Pavone has a free book available “Pro-Life Reflections for Everyday” a one minute devotional for everyday nourishment of your commitment to the pro-life movement


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Do You Hear What I Hear?

“How beautiful…are the feet of Him Who brings glad tidings.” —Isaiah 52:7

In the days before modern global communications, messengers ran or walked to deliver their news transmissions. They brought news from loved ones in far-off places to people who could not travel. These messengers were most welcome couriers.

During the season of Christmas, we celebrate a pair of tiny, beautiful feet (Is 52:7) — those of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. In times past God sent His messages “in fragmentary and varied ways…through the prophets” (Heb 1:1). “In this, the final age, He has spoken to us through His Son,” Jesus Christ, the Messenger from heaven (Heb 1:2). In Jesus, we have been given the best possible news: the fullness of divine revelation and the establishment of the Church, the Body of Christ, so that God’s messages will continue.

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The Third Option Revives Spark, Restores Marriages

By: Brigid Curtis Ayer

Noblesville, IN—Making a marriage work in modern times requires a novel approach. “It’s not a ‘her way’ or ‘his way’ approach that works,” says Dan Farrell, St. Maria Goretti parishioner, but rather a “third option” exists for couples who choose to activate a relationship-building way of life in their marriage.

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Cuperino Aviation Club takes flight and faith to new levels

By Brigid Curtis Ayer

Noblesville— The Cupertino Aviation Club takes flight and faith to new levels as it expands its scope in a club relaunch effort this fall.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel parishioner, Tom Beckenbauer, founder and president of the Catholic Aviation Association, said the local Cupertino Aviation Club, allows him to combine his passion for flying and his Catholic faith. “It’s a way that I can pass on all that God has given me to others.”

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Freedom in Forgiveness

Mysterious Freedom Gained by Forgiveness

Forgiveness is a mysteriously freeing action both on the giving and receiving end. I think about my own capacity to forgive and to receive forgiveness. It’s a challenge at times!

How often do we rewrite the parable of the Prodigal Son to fit it into our narrow perception of God and His mercy? Maybe it’s hard for us to accept that God really means what He says when we listen to the words of Jesus, “I tell you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents” (Luke 15:10).

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Immaculate Conception Explained


Father Mike Schmitz of Ascension Presents offers an explanation on the often misunderstood celebration of “The Immaculate Conception”. Many mistakenly confuse this annual celebration on Dec. 8 with Mary conceiving Jesus, but rather is about Mary’s conception in her mother St. Anne’s womb. Mary, full of grace, conceived without original sin. With God nothing is impossible. Take a moment to have this theological reality clarified in a hip and holy way. CLICK HERE for the video explanation.

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