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Episode 003: Transformative Meals: Opportunity for Encounter

To share a meal, and not just food, but also affection, stories, events, is a fundamental experience.

—Pope Francis

Fr. Alfred McBride, O. Praem. (left), Abbot Emeritus E. Thomas De Wane, O. Praem. (center), and Fr. Andrew Cribben, O. Praem. (right), in the dining room (refectory) at St. Norbert Abbey.

Fr. Alfred McBride, O. Praem. (left), Abbot Emeritus E. Thomas De Wane, O. Praem. (center), and Fr. Andrew Cribben, O. Praem. (right), in the dining room (refectory) at St. Norbert Abbey.

When is the last time you sat down together with loved ones and enjoyed a meal, good conversation, events of the day? Given the fast-paced culture in which we live, it has become the norm to grab a meal on the go, or eat while tuned into television or smart phones. But sharing a meal at home or in the Eucharist can be a transformative experience—an opportunity to encounter Christ within ourselves and one another.

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Episode 002: The Willingness to Begin Again

Holiness does not consist in not making mistakes or never sinning. Holiness grows with capacity for conversion, repentance, willingness to begin again, and above all with the capacity for reconciliation and forgiveness.

—Pope Benedict XVI

The three figures signify the Communion of Saints whom we commemorate in the third momento when we lay claim to their merits and prayers for our help and protection. | The Preface and Momentos: We Pray for the Church Militant (stained glass window detail) | | designed by Francis Deck, 1960 | created by Emil Frei & Associates, St. Louis

The three figures signify the Communion of Saints whom we commemorate in the third momento when we lay claim to their merits and prayers for our help and protection. | The Preface and Momentos: We Pray for the Church Militant (stained glass window detail) | designed by Francis Deck, 1960 | created by Emil Frei & Associates, St. Louis

It is easy to set goals for running, studying, or eating well, but what about goal-setting when it comes to other aspects of our lives? How do we measure holiness? How do we know we are actually growing in our faith? What does saintliness even look like? Perfection? Or simply the willingness to begin again? Enter the Communion of Saints—our guides, our exemplars of faith, our teachers.

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Episode 001: From Broadcast to Podcast

The premiere episode of “Canons on the Run”

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Frater Jordan Neeck, O. Praem. (right), and Frater Johnathan Turba, O. Praem., discuss many ideas including podcast titles, while running together.

As marathon runners themselves, Frater Jordan Neeck, O. Praem., and Frater Johnathan Turba, O. Praem., serve as the primary co-hosts of this newly launched biweekly podcast, delightfully and unabashedly sharing their Catholic faith, relevant topics, a bit of abbey humor, and of course, some of their conversations that occur while running together.

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