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Now displaying: January, 2017
Jan 27, 2017

Description: This week Dan and Dr. Anthony Lilles delve into the mystery of suffering with joy for love of Christ as seen through the eyes of St. Therese.

Topics/Questions covered in the show:

  • Was the oblation written at the pinnacle of her spiritual journey?
  • What does she mean by the "crucible of suffering"?
  • How do we experience joy while suffering?
  • Does God want us to suffer?
  • Is St. Therese a mystic in the traditional sense of mysticism?

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Jan 20, 2017

Description: This week Dan, Melissa and Dr. Anthony Lilles discuss the meaning of being God's "little victim" and the idea of consoling God. 

Topics/Questions covered in the show:

  • Why can't St. Therese receive Holy Communion often?
  • What does St. Therese mean by being a "little victim"? Does this imply self-pity?
  • Why does she compare herself to a tabernacle?
  • Does God need to be consoled? How can St. Therese say that she wants to console Him?
  • Jesus reveals to us what's in the heart of the Father through His words and actions here on earth.

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Jan 13, 2017

Description: This week Dan, Melissa and Dr. Anthony Lilles explore the merits of Jesus Christ and how we can offer these merits back to God. 

Topics/Questions covered in the show:

  • How do the merits of Jesus "belong" to St. Therese, and how can she offer them to God?
  • The Father looks upon us through the His beloved Son, Jesus Christ.
  • How can we offer the merits of the saints or the Blessed Mother? 
  • How should a soul approach this oblation if he or she does not feel the intense desires to know and love God that are expressed by St. Therese in the oblation?

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Jan 6, 2017

Description: This week, Dan, Melissa and Dr. Anthony Lilles dive into the oblation of St. Therese of Lisieux and take a closer look at her desires to serve the Lord. 

Topics/Questions covered in the show:

  • How can St. Therese "save souls on earth by liberating those suffering in purgatory"?
  • How can God be her holiness?
  • St. Therese recognizes her powerlessness to be holy and relies on God to attain the heights of holiness.
  • The measure of our spiritual progress and our holiness is love of God and love of neighbor. 
  • St. Therese refers to Jesus as her spouse. How can men relate to this idea of being the spouse of Christ?

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