Richaél Lucero2019-08-16T07:27:09-04:00

After returning to the Faith while studying business at University of San Diego, Richaél Lucero earned a master’s degree in theology and Christian ministry from Franciscan University of Steubenville. She strives to manifest the Lord’s command in Matthew 28:19 to “go and make disciples of all nations,” as part of the Catholic Answers marketing department and as the host of the Catholic Answers podcast Clumsy Theosis. She has also enjoyed speaking at parish events and being a part-time theology instructor at the San Diego Diocesan Institute. Richaél and her husband appreciate the expression of the mysteries of the Eastern Catholic churches and participate in the Byzantine Rite liturgy, where she sings in the choir and he is an alter server.

Clumsy Theosis – Your Life Verse: Scripture to Keep You Thriving

A life verse is powerful for many reasons. It can be the lynchpin to interior freedom when you feel stuck and bound up. It can fix your mind and heart on things above when your heart is restless. It can also ground you in God’s truth when life is difficult. So, what is it and how do you get one? Richaél Lucero tells you all about it in this episode. She also provides a detailed outline for you to discover your life verse and how it will help you thrive.

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—Websites referenced: www.biblegateway.com

—Scriptures referenced:
-Romans 12:1-2— “I urge you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God, your spiritual worship. Do not conform yourselves to this age but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and pleasing and perfect.”

—Catechism references:
-“Scripture is the speech of God as it is put down in writing under the breath of the Holy Spirit.” CCC 81

—Quotes referenced:
-“Our hearts are restless until they rest in you, Lord.” -St. Augustine

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By |May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Clumsy Theosis, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Clumsy Theosis – The Best Wedding Homily

Wedding homilies are typically sweet, cute, and sometimes romantic. Have you ever heard one in which the celebrant unraveled the common misconceptions about what it means for wives to be *submissive* to their husbands? Listen as Richaél Lucero summarizes the highlights of the homily that did just that and how that message converted hearts to Christ.

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—YouTube Channel referenced: St. Vincent de Paul Parish for mass with Fr. Alex. www.youtube.com/channel/UCqAJTtDjV7-8RgfNr1zR4Qw

—Scriptures referenced:
– Ephesians 5:22-25 [Marriage Like Christ and the Church]
Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body. But as the church is subject to Christ, so also the wives ought to be to their husbands in everything. Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her,”

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By |May 16th, 2020|Categories: Clumsy Theosis, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Clumsy Theosis – Litany of Humility

Summary:
Humility is essential to holiness. Listen as Richaél Lucero explains how the Litany of Humility assists us in growing in this foundational virtue. Don’t miss how she identifies the three types of intentions in this powerful litany and how each attacks pride. Plus, get some creative ideas for praying the Litany of Humility.

SHOWNOTES

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—Episodes referenced:
-Litany of Humility series: clumsytheosis.net/2020/03/14/beati…mitating-christ/

—Quotes referenced:
-Humility is, “a virtue by which a man knowing himself as he truly is, abases himself.” St. Bernard of Clairvaux
-“The virtue of humility Consists in keeping oneself within one’s own bounds, not reaching out to things above one, but submitting to one’s superior” -St. Thomas Aquinas
-“If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.” -St. Mother Teresa

—Litany of Humility: wp.me/p7RT88-vS

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By |May 11th, 2020|Categories: Clumsy Theosis, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Clumsy Theosis – What Is a “Rule of Prayer” and Why You Need One

Ensure you have a firm foundation to your prayer life with a “Rule of Prayer.” This traditional model of daily prayer organizes your prayer time to promote quality over quantity. Its fruits are deep humility, and inner peace. Learn how to create your own with Richaél Lucero today.

SHOW NOTES:

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—Episodes referenced:
-Imaginative Prayer vs. Quiet Prayer
-Make Work Your Prayer
-The episode in which I talk about the Jesus Prayer is also the episode titled Imaginative Prayer vs. Quiet Prayer clumsytheosis.net/2019/11/11/imagi…vs-quiet-prayer/

—Scriptures referenced:
-Psalm 50—Psalm of Repentance is good for the morning.
-Psalm 84—Psalm of Peace is good for the evening.

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By |May 2nd, 2020|Categories: Clumsy Theosis, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Clumsy Theosis – St. Catherine of Siena and the Divine Will

In honor of St. Catherine of Siena’s feast day, April 29th, we take a look a one of the many treasures we can learn from her—her abandonment to the divine will of God. Listen as Richaél Lucero peels back a tiny layer of the life of one of the four female Doctors of Church.

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Prayers referenced:
-“You Are Direct Without Any Twisting”—St. Catherine of Siena excerpt- wp.me/p7RT88-um

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By |April 26th, 2020|Categories: Clumsy Theosis, Uncategorized|0 Comments