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Catholic Connection – August 24, 2023 – Hr 1

Dawn Marie Beutner is the author of “The Leaven of the Saints,” which looks at the missions of saints to help us grow in knowledge and love of Christ.




Segment 1 – Intro and News 


Segment 2 – Teresa’s Two Cents
Catholic orchard owner speaks out after court win over liberal city that barred him from farmer’s market


Segment 3 – The Leaven of the Saints: Bringing Christ into a Fallen World
“The saints have come from every background, people, and era. They have been rich and poor, healthy and sick, single and married, members of the clergy and of the laity. The Leaven of the Saints groups them according to the kind of Christian witness they have given the world—as martyrs, Fathers and Doctors of the Church, priests and religious, popes and bishops, national heroes, founders of religious orders, married persons, and more. The vastness of this work reveals an important truth: that each saint is a unique individual with a unique mission to grow in the knowledge and love of Christ and to make him better known and loved in the world.”

Dawn Marie Beutner entered the Catholic Church as a young adult and worked as an engineer before becoming a technical writer. She lives with her husband and two children in northern Virginia, where she leads various parish groups that promote life issues, serve the needy, and learn about the Bible and the Catholic faith.






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