Catholic Vitamin O Optimism

There is reason for OPTIMISM no matter what KNOTS you struggle with in your life. Meet award winning journalist MARGE FENELON as we explore her new book, “Our Lady Undoer of Knots: A Living Novena and A Guided Meditation from the Holy Land. But it’s so much more than words about problems in the Holy Land. This book will introduce an unfailing novena which ‘fits’ any and all the troubled areas of our lives.

Unknown-1Like what? Grief and Loss, Affliction, Discord, Injustice, Separation… and more. Let’s see: what about Separation? Do you have someone in the family or in your circle of former friends that you have become separated from? Whether their choice or yours? Take it to the BVM. She will guide you to a way to ‘unknot’ what is bound up. You can find Marge and about her schedule and blog and other books at  Please go by and tell Marge we said ‘hi.’

We featured two pieces of music from the delightful composer, author and pianist LORI LINE. She was a guest on our podcast a few years back. Her wonderful music can be found at

FINALLY — if you happen to stumble onto this page and didn’t know about our 300th Show Anniverary — here’s a list of our FREE GIVE AWAYS — simply pick a few that you’d like to have — we’ll draw names from our baskets. Send your preferences to

1. Matthew Kelly’s new book REDISCOVER JESUS: An Invitation
2. Kim Cook’s new book MOMMY MOMMY WHEN YOU PRAY
3. MY SAINT PIO PRAYER BOOK: Pray, Hope and Don’t Worry
4. Jason Evert’s book: SAINT JOHN PAUL THE GREAT: 5 Great Loves
5. Sacred Reading: The 2016 Guide to Daily Prayer by the Apostleship of Prayer
6. The Way of the Cross CD by Donna Cori Gibson (She’s a favorite and has been a guest on the Catholic Vitamins Podcast)
7. Word By Word: Slowing Down With The Hail Mary, Edited by @Sarah Reinhard — She’s on Cath Vit K for Knock where you can hear more about this lovely new book.
8. How to Protect Your Loved Ones From Pain by Robert L Sassone. Someone you know in physical pain? This is very informative.
9. Truth and Consequences CD by famous convert/speaker @Tim Staples.
10. A Fresh Look At Confession: Why It Really Is Good For The Soul. New book by Fr. David M Knight (Fr. James Martin strongly endorses this book!)
11. Great two-book gift: The first young-reader fiction books in the Chime Traveler Series by author/speaker Lisa Hendey. The Secret of the Shamrock and The Sign of the Carved Cross.
12. RENEWED: Ten Ways To Rediscover the Saints, Embrace Your Gifts, and Revive Your Catholic Faith. By Fr. Robert P. Reed , President of the Catholic TV Network.
13. Because we’re SWEET on our listeners — we have two… 2 gift cards to Dairy Queen. Two prizes in one…
14. The Journey Home DVD with Marcus Grodi. Former Episcopalian Minister Fr. Doug Lorig shares his amizing conversion.
15. Book: Less Than A Minute To Go — World Class Performance by motivational speaker and coach Dr. Bill Thierfelder .

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