Pausing for Prayer
Episode 24: Praying When You Feel Out of Control

Episode 24: Praying When You Feel Out of Control

August 13, 2021

In this episode of Pausing for Prayer, I discuss a handy little book, and the "truth which we must be persuaded by", by Fr. Jacques Philippe. Searching for and Maintaining Peace is one of my favorites and when it comes to feeling in control, this book is must-read material.

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Episode 23: Praying on the Weekend

Episode 23: Praying on the Weekend

July 5, 2021

If you've ever woken up on a Saturday with a feeling of overwhelm, you're not alone. All of those small todo's during the week often take up space in your head, or on a list, but need attention. The weekend shows up and you're left with a decision- do I go ahead and tackle my list or take time for prayer?

This week's podcast will help- Mike offers two strategies. 

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Episode 22: Fr. Dennis Berry, S.T. on Prayer, Spiritual Direction & Honesty

Episode 22: Fr. Dennis Berry, S.T. on Prayer, Spiritual Direction & Honesty

May 20, 2021

In this episode I interview one of my true friends and mentors over the past 25 years, Fr. DENNIS BERRY, S.T. Fr. Dennis is the Director of the Shrine of St. Joseph in Stirling, NJ: www.stshrine.org

We discussed how Fr. Dennis prays, the value he places on spiritual direction and how important it is to be brutally honest with at least one other person.

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Episode 21: Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Episode 21: Slow and Steady Wins the Race

May 7, 2021

In this episode, we meet a French priest who founded the Fathers of the Holy Spirit and has a ton to say about The Quiet Life and the need for patience. If you like the pod, be sure to subscribe to Mike's blog over at www.mikestpierre.com.

Episode 20: The Patron Saint of Productivity

Episode 20: The Patron Saint of Productivity

April 16, 2021

In this episode of Pausing for Prayer, Mike proposes a new patron saint- of personal productivity. Could it be that St. Francis De Sales really is the patron of those who seek a slower way of life and a meaningful walk with the Lord?

Find out and enjoy the show!

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Episode 19: How to Increase Interior Peace

Episode 19: How to Increase Interior Peace

April 7, 2021

In this episode of Pausing for Prayer, we talk about the danger of losing your interior peace. Sure, we do a decent job with the big things in life but what about those pesky, small details that can easily sidetrack our peace?

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Episode 18: Holy Week, Sabbath & The Quiet Life

Episode 18: Holy Week, Sabbath & The Quiet Life

March 26, 2021

In this week's episode, we'll be talking about Holy Week as the perfect time to unplug from the noise of daily life.

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Episode 17: Ryan O’Hara and Praying as You Can, Not as You Can’t

Episode 17: Ryan O’Hara and Praying as You Can, Not as You Can’t

March 12, 2021

Ryan O'Hara is our guest this week, the Content Director for Saint Paul's Outreach. His Instagram videos are popular for his unique style in sharing his faith.

We talk about "praying as you can" rather than how you can't. Ryan also explained how one can push through spiritual dryness and why so many Catholics are hesitant to pray out loud.

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Episode 16: How to Build a Low Information Diet

Episode 16: How to Build a Low Information Diet

March 5, 2021

In this episode of Pausing for Prayer, we explore the impact that "too much news" may be having on your spiritual life. Spoiler alert- too much news is a killer.

To combat this, we discuss the Low Information Diet, a core component of The Quiet Life.

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Episode 15: Introduction to The Quiet Life

Episode 15: Introduction to The Quiet Life

February 26, 2021

Have you ever wanted to just turn off social media, email and meetings? If you have, you may be ready to embrace The Quiet Life, an intentional approach to living and being in relationship with God. 

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