Encounter Prayer - Episode 05 - The Divine Mercy Chaplet
A Father's Heart | A Podcast for Catholic Dads
by Diocese of Nottingham
1M ago
In this fifth episode we explore praying chaplets. Chaplets are a meditative form of prayer that uses a series of prayers that are repeated to aid in our reflection, the Rosary is an example of a chaplet. This month we are delighted to have Madeleine Heraghty joining us to reflect on the Divine Mercy Chaplet and how it has helped her grow closer to God and how to pray it. Madeleine mentions in the Podcast how you can get more information on the Divine Mercy, please find that information below. Email: info@divinemercy.org.uk; Website: www.divinemercyapostolate.co.uk/  Phone: +44 (0)20 8998 ..read more
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Encounter Prayer - Episode 04 - The Our Father
A Father's Heart | A Podcast for Catholic Dads
by Diocese of Nottingham
2M ago
In this fourth episode we explore The Our Father. The Lord's Prayer is the focus for this Year of Prayer but especially at the moment in Lent. We are delighted to have joining us to reflect on this prayer Rebecca Durham from Playing and Praying a new initiative aimed at helping families with young children discover prayer through play; and Rev Dr Jan Nowotnik the Mission Director of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, who is one of the national leaders for the Year of Prayer and the Jubilee Year in 2025.  There are two resources referred to in the podcast, you ..read more
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Encounter Prayer - Episode 03 - Meditative Prayer
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by Diocese of Nottingham
3M ago
In this third episode we explore a type of meditative prayer from Ignatian pirituality. We are led through this beautiful reflective and creative prayer by Sr Susan Richert PBVM. Sr Susan is a member of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Pastoral Assistant at Our Lady of the Angels Parish Mansfield, and the Vicar for Religious for the Diocese of Nottingham ..read more
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Encounter Prayer - Episode 02 - Seven Steps Scripture Sharing
A Father's Heart | A Podcast for Catholic Dads
by Diocese of Nottingham
4M ago
In this Episode we explore a type of Lectio Divina (prayerful reading of the bible) called Seven Steps Scripture Sharing. We are led through this wonderful and insightful type of prayer by Sophie Rimac and Sean Jinks who are members of the Seven Steps Scripture Sharing group in Leicester. Sean works as a translator and Sophie runs her families business. If you would like to contact Sophie and Sean about joining their group or seek their help in starting your own please email: adult.formation@dioceseofnottingham.uk. The Seven Steps are: 1. Invite. Remembering that the Risen Lord is present with ..read more
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Encounter Prayer - Episode 01 - Bishop Patrick McKinney - Intro to Year of Prayer
A Father's Heart | A Podcast for Catholic Dads
by Diocese of Nottingham
6M ago
Subscribe for Podcasts, from the Diocese of Nottingham’s Formation for Mission department, to help you and your parish grow in faith and gain the confidence to share it with others. In 2024 we will run a series called Encounter Prayer - a Podcast for the Year of Prayer.   In this episode Bishop Patrick McKinney, Bishop of Nottingham, introduces the Year of Prayer, his hopes for it in our diocese, and speaks about his own personal prayer life ..read more
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A Father’s Heart - Episode 7 - An Accepting Father
A Father's Heart | A Podcast for Catholic Dads
by dioceseofnottingham
2y ago
In our Seventh and final episode of 'A Father's Heart - A Podcast for Catholic Dads' we focus on section 4 of Patris Corde - An Accepting Father. We reflect on not just being a biological Father but how like St Joseph we can be called to be father figures too. Our guests are Richard Dawson and Neil Fearn who are both involved with Christian Organisations that are focused on providing support to children or families in need. Richard is married to Laura and they have two children. Richard has worked for and volunteered with Safe Families for 7 years with particular focus on Church engagemen ..read more
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A Father‘s Heart - Episode 06 - A Beloved Father
A Father's Heart | A Podcast for Catholic Dads
by dioceseofnottingham
2y ago
In our sixth episode of 'A Father's Heart - A Podcast for Catholic Dads' we focus on section 1 of Patris Corde - A Beloved Father. We reflect on not only being a father but how our own dads have had an effect on our fatherhood and faith; and how we can be seen as a beloved father by our children too. Our guests are Steve and Tim Brogan. Steve and Tim are brothers, both are Headteachers in our diocese and have four children each. They share memories of their dad Deacon Peter Brogan who passed away in January 2021 ..read more
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A Father's Heart - Episode 05 - A Father in the Shadows
A Father's Heart | A Podcast for Catholic Dads
by dioceseofnottingham
3y ago
In our fifth episode of 'A Father's Heart - A Podcast for Catholic Dads' we focus on section 7 of Patris Corde - A Father in the Shadows. We reflect on how a dad is called to take a step back so that their children can be their own person. We thought it would be a great idea to speak to two Catholic grandads about this, to share their experience of being that father in the shadows to adult children and grandchildren. Our guests are Reg Carter and Peter Bruccoleri who are both now retired but active members of the Good Shepherd Church in Arnold. Peter has 4 children and soon to be 8 grandc ..read more
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A Father's Heart - Episode 04 - A Creative Courageous Father
A Father's Heart | A Podcast for Catholic Dads
by dioceseofnottingham
3y ago
In our fourth episode of 'A Father's Heart - A Podcast for Catholic Dads' we focus on section 5 of Patris Corde - A Creative Courageous Father. We reflect on what it must have been like for St Joseph to take the Holy Family into Egypt and how many fathers are making similar journeys today. Our guest is Okiemute Ekwevugbe who is the Chairman of African Catholic Chaplaincy in Leicestershire. Okiemute, originally from Nigeria, is now a parishioner of St John Bosco & St Mary's in Leicester, a pharmacist and also training to be a doctor, he is married and has two boys.     ..read more
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A Father's Heart - Episode 03 - A Working Father
A Father's Heart | A Podcast for Catholic Dads
by Diocese of Nottingham
3y ago
In our third episode of 'A Father's Heart - A Podcast for Catholic Dads' we focus on section 5 of Patris Corde - An Working Father. We speak to two permanent deacons of our diocese who work in secular professions, reflecting on how as dads we try and strike the balance between work, family and our service to our parish. Our guests are Deacon David Kerry and Deacon Rick Jones. Deacon David is married to Eva and they have 6 children, he is an accountant at the local council. Deacon David was ordained as a deacon in 2018 and serves at St Barnabas Cathedral in Nottingham. Deacon Rick is a mar ..read more
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