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Blogcast: Did St. Francis Really Say That?

Blogcast: Did St. Francis Really Say That?

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As Catholics, we have a number of phrases and sayings we use with one another on a consistent basis. One of the most common sayings is “Preach the Gospel at all times, and if necessary use words.” This quote is popularly attributed to St. Francis of Assisi.  But, did St. Francis of Assisi really say […]

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Blogcast: Wait, Do You Only Have Two Kids?

Blogcast: Wait, Do You Only Have Two Kids?

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  Ever wonder why after 12 years of marriage Kevin and Lisa only have three kids? Today’s blogcast by host Lisa Cotter was written in 2012, back when they only had two, but it still explains the reason.     Connect with us! Kevin: Twitter | Instagram Lisa: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook Email: hello[at]madetomagnify[dot]com  

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Blogcast: The Road to Canonization: How Someone Becomes a Saint

Blogcast: The Road to Canonization: How Someone Becomes a Saint

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  Today host Kevin Cotter will be reading one of his most popular blog posts ever on how someone goes through the official process of becoming a saint. Have you ever heard words like Venerable or Servant of God and wondered what they actually meant? Have you ever wondered what it takes to go from […]

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Blogcast: The Trouble with Evangedating

Blogcast: The Trouble with Evangedating

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  Welcome to the first-ever How-to Catholic blogcast! Today host Lisa Cotter will be reading a blog post she wrote in response to a question she frequently gets on whether or not it’s okay to date someone with the hope that maybe, one day they’ll turn into a Jesus person. Enjoy!   Connect with us! Kevin: Twitter | Instagram Lisa: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook […]

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S2 Ep20: How-to Social Media

S2 Ep20: How-to Social Media

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  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram… whether you love it or hate it, social media is something we all have to deal with. It influences our relationships, our communities, our national and international conversations, and even our faith. What’s the best way to use it? What questions should we be asking ourselves as we engage it? On […]

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S2 Ep19: How-to Death

S2 Ep19: How-to Death

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  Death. We really don’t like thinking about it, but the way we think about death says a lot about our Catholic faith. How do we react to death and remember those who have gone before us? How do we think about our own death? On the podcast today, Kevin and Lisa discuss five truths […]

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S2 Ep18: How-to Scripture

S2 Ep18: How-to Scripture

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  St. Jerome once said, “Ignorance of Scripture is Ignorance of Christ”. If we want to be followers of Jesus, we can’t ignore this vital part of our faith. On the podcast today, Kevin and Lisa discuss 4 keys to helping you read Scripture like a Catholic. You’ll learn why Scripture is so unique, how […]

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S2 Ep17: How-to Alpha

S2 Ep17: How-to Alpha

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  Does your parish have a place where people can ask questions about Jesus and His Church without feeling awkward? On the podcast, Kevin interviews his friend Sarah Kaczmarek about how we can create a space in our churches for people who are searching as we look at 5 steps for running The Alpha Course. […]

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S2 Ep16: How-to Engagement

S2 Ep16: How-to Engagement

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  It’s that time of year… Kevin and Lisa’s engagement anniversary! In honor of this occasion, on the podcast today they share their engagement story, as well as 7 tips for engagement because being engaged can be an exciting period, but if it’s not done with intention, it can easily be wasted. So what does […]

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S2 Ep15: How-to Confession

S2 Ep15: How-to Confession

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  Confession. It’s one of the sacraments of healing, but so often the priest is like a doctor that we don’t want to see. We fear confession. We ignore it. We forget about it. But, what if we learned how to be healed through it? To help you get the most from confession, hosts Kevin […]

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