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January 10, 2021: Epiphany

‘My heart and flesh may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion for ever’ Ps 73:26

Patti Armstrong shares her practical 20 New Year resolutions. Seminarian Brandon Elias talks about his journey toward priesthood and what he found important in his life. Deacon Mike Houghton from the Archdiocese of Detroit explains the Family of Parishes initiative. Epiphany listener, Christine Wofford reminisces about her daughter, Olivia, receiving her first Holy Communion from St. John Paul II. Vickie Figueroa invites all to a very special memorial Mass to commemorate the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Patti Armstrong

Patti Maguire Armstrong is an award-winning author and was the managing editor and co-author of Ascension Press’ bestselling Amazing Grace Series. Her newest books are Holy Hacks: Everyday Ways to Live Your Faith & Get to Heaven and Big Hearted: Inspiring Stories from Everyday Families. She has a B.A. in social work and M.A. in public administration and worked in both those fields before staying home to work as a freelance writer. Patti and her husband, Mark, live in North Dakota, where they are still raising the tail end of their 10 children. Follow her on Twitter at @PattiArmstrong and read her blog at

Brandon Elias

I’m 27 years old and a first year seminarian for the Chaldean Eparchy of St. Thomas the Apostle. Before seminary, I was a mechanical engineer working for the big 3. One of my biggest joys in my life are my 3 nieces, my nephew and soon to be second nephew in March!

Deacon Mike Houghton

Director of Missionary Strategic Planning AOD

Christine Wofford

Vickie Figueroa


Cultural Ministries Manager & Coordinator, Black Catholic Ministry Evangelization and Missionary Discipleship

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