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“Conversations with Consequences” is the voice of The Catholic Association, offering a weekly hour of thoughtful dialogue with the leading thinkers of our time— on the most consequential issues of our day.

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Ep. 4: Mona Charen and Mary Hasson on feminism and Mona’s book, “Sex Matters”

Author and noted commentator Mona Charen joins the podcast to discuss her book “Sex Matters: How Modern Feminism Lost Touch with Science, Love, and Common Sense.” Then Mary Hasson of the Ethics and Public Policy Center is on to talk feminism, sex, life, and love. And as always, we bring you a powerful homily from Father Roger Landry and a selection of timely news stories for you to read to stay informed about what’s going on in the news.

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Links to articles referenced in the “Clips” section:

Pope saddened by attack in Burkina Faso:
US birth rate drops:
Abortion laws and the Supreme Court:

Ep. 3: Kathryn Jean Lopez on adoption and foster care

This week your hosts Grazie and Andrea discuss adoption and foster care with Kathryn Jean Lopez, an expert on the topic and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute, who joins us all the way from Rome. Then, Father Roger Landry offers a preview of this Sunday’s homily to get you ready for Mass. Finally, Grazie takes you through a collection of news clips, curated by the Catholic Association, to help you be stay informed about the latest news that matters to people of faith.

Kathryn tweets at twitter.com/kathrynlopez.

Grazie’s video about faith-based adoption agencies: https://youtu.be/394aCwA3ebw

Links to stories referenced in the “Clips” segment:





Ep. 2: Father Roger Landry on Divine Mercy Sunday and his book, “Plan of Life” 

Our most important relationship is with “the One with whom we hope to spend eternity.” In this episode Grazie and Andrea speak with Father Roger Landry about his book “Plan of Life: Habits to Help You Grow Closer to God.” Father Landry suggests concrete steps to center our life on God. He also inspires our embrace of God’s Mercy as we prepare for Divine Mercy Sunday and beyond.

Father Landry’s book is available here: https://store.pauline.org/english/books/plan-of-life#gsc.tab=0

More of Father’s work can be found here: http://catholicpreaching.com/

Our reviews of the book:




Ep. 1: Introducing your hosts Grazie Christie, Andrea Picciotti-Bayer, Ashley McGuire, and Maureen Ferguson


Our inaugural episode is dedicated to introducing the women of the Catholic Association. We are mothers, professionals, and faithful Catholics. In this episode we share a little about ourselves and the work we do to offer a faithful Catholic voice in the public square.

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