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AS231 Ask Sister - Halloween quarantine, Mary Queen of Names, religion and happiness, a vote for prayer

Podcast Recorded: October 23, 2020

Sr. Maxine and Sr. Shannon take listeners' questions and talk about Halloween quarantine, Mary Queen of Names, religion and happiness, a vote for prayer.

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Show Notes

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

1:30. Halloween quarantine at the Motherhouse.

3:45. Listener: Why does Mary the Mother of God have so many different names, and who decides what they are?

5:00. Largest Marian library in the world in Dayton, Ohio, a great place for studies in Mariology. 

6:00. Sources of Mary’s names.

7:30. Newest Marian feast day: BVM, Mother of the Church.

11:30. Conflicting images and names of Mary.

17.00. Spiritual exercise: what titles and names do we have?

20:30. Listener: Can religion lead me to happiness?

22:00. What religion can offer our lives.

27:00. Discomfort as a call to happiness.

30:00. Where to begin when exploring religion for the first time.

32:30. Should we expect religion to make us happy, or is that not the point of religion.

35:00. Centuries-old wisdom that’s available to us through a faith tradition.

37:00. Listener: I’m praying that my candidate wins the upcoming election, but my husband says God doesn’t work like that – is that true?

40:00. Prayers for the common good.

42:30. Cooperating with the grace of the Holy Spirit in our lives.

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