Richaél Lucero looks at the events that proceed Holy Week and their themes to answer the question, should the faithful be somber or joyful during Holy Week? Listen as she hones in on the often overlooked theme of transition period between Lent and Holy Week.
Lent is a time of restoration. Our souls are being restored to better reflect the image of Christ. Enjoy the final episode of our 2020 Lenten series aimed at helping the faithful delve into the spirit of this season. Listen as Richaél Lucero concludes this series with a practical explanation of how we are to live out the last three beatitudes in order to be renewed images of Christ in the world.
In this episode Richaél Lucero keeps our eyes fixed on Christ by continuing the Lenten exploration of the beatitudes. Reflecting on the third, fourth, and fifth beatitudes, she links them with specific gifts of the Holy Spirit given to us at baptism to grow in each beatitude. Listen now and begin the discussion with Christ about which beatitude he wants to restore within you.
Richaél Lucero is continuing the Lenten exploration of the beatitudes. She is drawing connections between the beatitudes, theosis, “death to self,” and iconography to paint a detailed picture of the transformation Christ is calling us to this season. Listen in to ensure you can answer Jesus with a full heart.
When the Lord preached the beatitudes he was teaching about the meaning of ultimate happiness and how to attain it. Unfortunately, many Catholics today find the beatitudes confessing. Listen as Richaél Lucero provides an overview of this important message of the gospel.
Making decisions shouldn’t be stressful. In fact, when we use discernment to make decisions with God, we are not only relieved from our stress but the process is simple and more peaceful. Learn what discernment is from the Catholic perspective and how to do it in five steps with Richaél Lucero.
The first act of Christ’s ministry was to preach the message of metanoia. Do you want to know exactly what Christ has called us to? Listen as Richaél Lucero defines the meaning of metanoia. In the process she’ll expose why popular synonyms used to explain metanoia don’t paint the full picture; and leave you with suggestions for preparing three areas of yourself for metanoia.
Did you know the Enemy regularly attacks our identity as Children of God. Richaél Lucero reveals how Satan attempts to manipulate our identity and provides listeners with a surefire strategy to proactively combat his tactics. Listen now.
Why did the three magi bring the baby Jesus gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh? Listen as Richaél Lucero reveals the meaning of these articles as we find them in the Old Testament and what they proclaim when applied to Jesus in the New Testament. Also learn how this information can add a new dimension when praying over the Epiphany account in scripture.
Enjoy daily reflections on the gifts given during the Twelve Days of Christmas. As each day presents us with new gifts, Richaél presents her insight, prayer take aways, or musings on them.
Did you know this popular Christmas carol is known as a *secret catechism*? Listen as Richaél Lucero reveals the Catholic significance to the twelve merry verses of this timeless classic and how they can teach and deepen your faith during the Christmas season.
Do you want to live a life of peace? Who doesn’t? Richaél Lucero explains the best way to prepare to receive Christ, the “Prince of Peace,” this Christmas. Listen as she also offers instruction for how the Lord intends for us to attain the peace he offers.