Episode 52

Teresa Tomeo talks about media and answering God’s call in our lives.

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May 12th, 2020

38 mins 24 secs

Season 5

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About this Episode

Teresa Tomeo, Catholic talk show host, author and journalist joins Fr. Steve and Danielle to talk about answering God’s call, frittata, and how faith can put your fears to rest.

Rapid Fire Questions and Discussion
Teresa discusses giving away the store in high school and all things Italian.

Testimony
In this segment we hear about Teresa’s strong connection to her home parish, St. Joan of Arc. Fr. Steve asks Teresa to share about her return to the faith and its challenges. Teresa discusses leaving a high profile broadcast career and putting her career in God’s hands. Danielle mentions the comfort and beauty of seeing, in hindsight, God’s presence in our challenging life situations.

Unleashing the Gospel
Fr. Steve asks Teresa about having a front row seat as a broadcast journalist, deacon’s wife and parishioner, to the work God continues to do to prepare us to unleash the Gospel. She mentions how much is going on in the Archdiocese of Detroit under the leadership of Archbishop Vigneron. Danielle asks about a recent loss in Teresa’s family and the discussion leads to talking about her new new book, “Conquering Caronavirus, How Faith Can Put Our Fears To Rest”. Teresa reminds us that God is with us in the good times and the bad and wonders what are we learning from our present situation. Fr. Steve talks about the creativity of his brother priests and others during this time, bringing the goodness of what it means to be a disciple out in the world.

Reflection
Teresa expressed her gratitude to be a part of the Archdiocese of Detroit

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