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Hi friends and welcome to the Arise, Beloved blog. We have an amazing team of writers behind this blog and our desire is to speak truth into the lies that cripple us and shine light into the darkness that isolates us because we believe that now, more than ever, the Church desperately needs women to be restored so that the world can be set ablaze. Our hope is that you find comfort, solace, and peace in knowing that you are not alone, you are not too far gone and there is ALWAYS hope to be found. 

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Welcome to the fifth and final part of the Screwtape Letters Series! In this episode, we cover Letter #23. This letter is where C.S. Lewis explains the concept of a “historical Jesus”. Join us as we break down what C.S. Lewis is talking about and then apply it to our current world. We explain what […]

S03 E06: Screwtape Letters Pt 5: Historical Jesus and Woke Catholicism

Kateri Leonard, Mary Kate Anthony, Podcast, Season Three

Today in Part Four of the Screwtape Letters we dive into Letters #22, 25, 27, and 29. The devil ultimately wants us to believe that we can’t trust God completely and that we must take things into our own hands and have something else to fall back on. This is the lie from the beginning […]

S03 E05: Screwtape Letters Pt 4: Constant Noise and Chaos

Kateri Leonard, Mary Kate Anthony, Podcast, Season Three

Today in Part Three of the Screwtape Letters we cover Letter #15. This letter is all about time and how we can touch eternity while staying in the confines of time. We gave this letter its own episode because it is foundational to understanding how the devil attempts to pull us away from God by […]

S03 E04: Screwtape Letters Pt 3: Eternity vs Time

Kateri Leonard, Mary Kate Anthony, Podcast, Season Three

Today in Part Two the Screwtape Letters we dive into Letters #9, 12, and 13. These letters all discuss pleasure and how all pleasure has been created by God and is good in and of itself. All the devil can do is take what is already good and pervert it and he does this with […]

S03 E03: Screwtape Letters Pt 2: Perverting Pleasure

Narrow Way, Podcast, Season Three

Today we are SO excited to kick off our Screwtape Letters book series. In Part One, we dive into Letters #1, 4, and 6. These three letters all focus on how the demons desire to hide from us the part that is most like God: our will and intellect, in other words, our ability to […]

S03 E02: Screwtape Letters Pt 1: Darkened Intellect

Book Series, Narrow Way, Podcast, Season Three

“Enter by the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is easy, that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. For the gate is narrow and the way is hard, that leads to life, and those who find it are few.” – Matthew 7:13-14 Arise, Beloved invites you to […]

S03 E01: Choosing the Narrow Way

Narrow Way, Podcast, Season Three

Today we are joined by Faith Mosher, an incredibly strong woman who has spent years battling an eating disorder and has learned to find God through it all along the way. Faith shares how her healing journey has been a roller coaster of ups and downs and how hard it has been to find God […]

S02 E06: Meeting God in Our Wounds with Faith Mosher

Podcast, Season Two

This week we welcome Laura Tremblay, a Catholic Life Coach for young women and the founder of the Beloved Collective, to share her story with us on Arise, Beloved. Laura has had a deep love for a theology of the body and specifically, the role of women in the Church since she was young. After […]

S02 E05: Finding Peace in Suffering with Laura Jean Tremblay

Podcast, Season Two

In honor of Pentecost, today’s podcast episode is all about the Holy Spirit. We interview Mary Dufresne who recently graduated from Ave Maria University with her masters in theology and we chat with her about her own personal experiences with the Holy Spirit as well as what it means that we entering a “New Pentecost”. […]

S01 E08: Diving into the New Pentecost with Mary Dufresne

Podcast, Season One

// Please help us welcome our third co-host: Kateri Leonard! Kateri was our sweet guest in the last episode and she will now be joining us for all future episodes! We are super stoked to have her with us and blown away by how God continues to build our team and bring us together. // […]

S01 E05: From Misery to Mercy with Michaela Rodgers

Podcast, Season One

In today’s interview, I talk to one of my dear friends from my time at Franciscan University, Kateri Leonard. Kateri is a southern lady, a social worker and an incredible woman of God. We talk about how she has come to view her job as her vocation and how working with the older generation has […]

S01 E04: Embracing Our Humanity with Kateri Leonard

Podcast, Season One

In today’s episode, we talk with stay-at-home mom and beach body coach, Elizabeth Aldrich, all about how we can honor our body through fitness, healthy and community. She shares how she has learned to have a balanced approach when it comes to fitness and taking care of her body. Elizabeth also shares about how her […]

S01 E03: Honoring Your Body with Elizabeth Aldrich

Podcast, Season One

In today’s episode, we interview our very first guest: Clare McCallan. Clare is a spoken word poet and artist who is passionate about speaking truth into young people’s lives especially regarding the reality of sin and living in this broken world. She is not afraid to talk about hard topics and often uses her poetry […]

S01 E02: Finding Fruit in Loneliness with Clare McCallan

Podcast, Season One