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AS230 Ask Sister - Just your average sinner, holiest of all, Team Jesus healers

Podcast Recorded: July 1, 2020

Topics: Just your average sinner, holiest of all, Team Jesus healers. 

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Show Notes

Podcast hosts: Sister Maxine, IHM, and Sister Shannon, OSF

Listener: I’m just an average sinner, and if Jesus will forgive me anyway, why should I try to better?

Being rewarded (or not…) for doing good.

Forgiveness, making amends, and freedom.

Listener: Who is the holiest person you ever met?

Holiness and wholeness.

God calls everyone to holiness, not just saints.

Sister Shannon’s and Sister Maxine’s communion of saints.

The Catholic Church’s big book of saints.  

Listener: A friend says that Jesus alone didn’t do healings, other people helped. Is that true?

Jesus and “the crowds.”

Healing the individual and the community.

How can we participate in healing for today’s world.

Jesus paves the way: Much greater things than I have done, you will do. 

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About our Guest

Sister Shannon Schrein, OSF, PhD, is a Sylvania Franciscan and currently serves on the Leadership Team of her congregation. She has a PhD in Systematic Theology and served as president of the College Theology Society from 2016-2020.  She is the author of the books Quilting and Braiding: The Feminist Christologies of  Sallie McFague and Elizabeth A. Johnson in Conversation. Sister Shannon is also the editor of God Has Begun a Great Work in Us: Embodied Love in Consecrated Life and Ecclesial Movements, The 2014 Annual Volume of the College Theology Society.  She is a contributor to The Saint Mary’s College Study Bible, 2007. Sister Shannon is the 2012 recipient of the Franciscan Federation Award. She has shared her Franciscan way of life and her love of Jesus and the Scriptures with her students for more than forty years.

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