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Lisa Mladinich is the new host of the winter REFRESH (March 15, 2019) and summer INSPIRE (TBD) virtual conferences for homeschooling Catholic families, sponsored by Homeschool Connections. She is also the host of a NEW podcast called Homeschooling Saints, sponsored by Homeschool Connections, which will debut in August of 2019! (More details to come.)
Mrs. Mladinich is very proud to be an instructor for Homeschool Connections, with courses in academic writing, leadership, study skills, and her original courses for middle and high school girls about the Church’s life-changing and liberating teachings on authentic beauty. (See Theology Department listings for “Discovering Your Authentic Beauty and Making Life Full and Fun for Middle School Girls” and “True Radiance! Discovering Your Authentic Beauty as a Young Woman,” for high school girls.)
A Catholic Life Coach, Mrs. Mladinich is dedicated to helping her clients create a life they love, for God’s greater glory. (For more information about True Vine Breakthrough Coaching, contact lisa@mladinich.com.)
A nationally-recognized speaker and the host of Shalom World TV’s WOMAN: Strong Faith, True Beauty, Mrs. Mladinich is also a regular voice on Relevant Radio’s Morning Air with John Harper. She has appeared on EWTN TV’s Women of GraceSunday Night PrimeBookMark, and Catholic Mom’s Café,  as well as CatholicTV’s This is the Day, the Son Rise Morning ShowThe Jennifer Fulwiler Show, Busted Halo, and many other Catholic television and radio programs.

She is also the host of Triumph, a free online gathering that meets (live, via Zoom) once-per-month, starting March 8, 2019. During the 30 to 40-minute session, Mrs. Mladinich leads the Rosary and teaches attendees to appreciate its power in our times, through short lessons based on the superb scholarship of Father Donald Calloway, MIC. Dedicated to the Triumph of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, the group also offers attendees a loving prayer community to thrive in. To opt in to the group, please email her at lisa@mladinich.com.

Her award-winning best-seller, True Radiance: Finding Grace in the Second Half of Life (Servant Books), sparked a renewed conversation about authentic beauty and aging. Her newest full-length book, the best-selling Heads Bowed: Prayers for Catholic School Days (Liguori), is packed with delightful Catholic prayers that help adults and children grow in their faith together.

Mrs. Mladinich has contributed to two best-selling devotionals from Ave Maria Press: The Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion, edited by Lisa Hendey and Sarah Reinhard, and Word by Word: Slowing Down With the Hail Mary, edited by Sarah Reinhard. She also wrote entries for Why Should I Learn This? from Homeschool Connections and Tending the Temple: 365 Days of Physical and Spiritual Devotions, from Bezalel Books.

Her writing can be also be found at AmazingCatechists.com; CATECHIST Magazine; Catholic Digest; CatholicMom.comWINE: Women in the New Evangelization; and her booklets, Be an Amazing Catechist: Inspire the Faith of Children and Be an Amazing Catechist: Sacramental Preparation, available from Our Sunday Visitor in English and Spanish.

Lisa Mladinich is a member of the elite Catholic speakers’ agency, CMG Booking.

The Homeschooling Saints podcast supports the Catholic homeschooling community by sharing entertaining and informative conversations with inspiring guests, including homeschooling parents, educators, innovators, graduates, and experts on Catholic faith and culture.

Latest Episodes

SALVATION: What Every Catholic Should Know

Episode 28: SALVATION: What Every Catholic Should Know.

If somebody asked you today what it takes to be saved, would you have an answer that was confident and specific? Think about it. Today’s guest, Dr. Michael Barber, is going to help unpack the topic of SALVATION: What Every Catholic Should Know.

Find Dr. Barber here:
https://www.thesacredpage.com/
@michaelpbarber

Enjoy these resources written/recorded by Dr. Barber:
Salvation: What Every Catholic Should Know (hardback)
Salvation: What Every Catholic Should Know (paper back)

Salvation, Lectio Study – DVD bible study with participant and leader guides (based on the book)
Michael Barber, Paul, A New Covenant Jew: Rethinking Pauline Theology (Eerdmans, 2019)

Short Feature: Dan Louzonis, Einstein Blueprint
Today’s Topic: How Parents Can Demonstrate Entrepreneurship to their Children
Thank you to the following contributors who made this podcast possible:
Our Sponsor HomeschoolConnections.com
Homeschooling Saints Theme Music Composed by Taylor Kirkwood
Intro voice Dave Palmer radio personality and author of St. Thomas Aquinas for Everyone

Our host Lisa Mladinich

By |February 12th, 2020|Categories: Homeschooling Saints, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ideas From Aquinas That Help Keep Our Kids Catholic

Episode 27: Ideas From Aquinas That Help Keep Our Kids Catholic

What are the main arguments of atheism, and how do we equip our teens to stand up to a culture intent on destroying their faith? Join me and one my favorite authors, Dr. Kevin Vost, as we share two of the most insidious attacks on our faith and how St. Thomas Aquinas can help you help your kids stand against them.

Find Kevin at https://www.drvost.com/

His new book:
12 Life Lessons from St. Thomas Aquinas book from Sophia Institute Press.
https://cutt.ly/artwX0K

His memoir:
From Atheism to Catholicism
https://cutt.ly/8rtwCB2
Dr. Vost recommends the study of philosophy as a core subject in your homeschool. Homeschoolconnections.com offers a full slate of excellent philosophy courses. Email us at info@homeschoolconnections.com to learn more.

(No short feature, today)
Thank you to the following contributors who made this podcast possible:
Our Sponsor HomeschoolConnections.com
Homeschooling Saints Theme Music Composed by Taylor Kirkwood
Intro voice Dave Palmer radio personality and author of St. Thomas Aquinas for Everyone

Our host Lisa Mladinich

By |February 5th, 2020|Categories: Homeschooling Saints, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Choosing a Transformative Lent

Episode 26: Choosing a Transformative Lent, with Chris Stefanick!

If God identifies Himself by saying, “I AM,” not, “I DO,” then why do we so easily forget who we are in the eyes of Christ? Today I have the joy of talking with a powerhouse evangelist for the Catholic faith that many of you already know: Mr. Chris Stefanick!
“We destroy arguments and every pretension raising itself against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive in obedience to Christ…” (2 Corinthians 10:4)

Find Chris here:
https://reallifecatholic.com/

NOTE: Register for the “I AM _____” 30-day program by February 12th to receive the discounted rate of $39
(After signing up, you can purchase the accompanying book for 25% off!)

https://reallifecatholic.com/coaching-programs/

Short Feature: Chantal Howard, From Ideal to Real

Today’s Topic: You Are God’s Glory

Thank you to the following contributors who made this podcast possible:

Our Sponsor HomeschoolConnections.com

Homeschooling Saints Theme Music Composed by Taylor Kirkwood

Intro voice Dave Palmer radio personality and author of St. Thomas Aquinas for Everyone

Our host Lisa Mladinich

By |January 30th, 2020|Categories: Homeschooling Saints, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Siblings as Co-Teachers in Your Homeschool

Episode 25: Siblings as Co-Teachers in Your Homeschool
When children become competent enough to help mom and dad, including guiding and mentoring younger siblings, life gets a lot easier for the parents, but great life lessons are also absorbed by the children themselves. Today, we’re talking with veteran homeschooling mom, Ellen Gable Hrkach, about Siblings as Co-Teachers in Your Homeschool.
Find Ellen Gable Hrkach at https://ellengable.wordpress.com/

Short Feature: Books & Blessings, with A.J. Cattapan
Today’s topic: Rightfully Ours, by Carolyn Astfalk
Find Amy at https://www.ajcattapan.com/

Thank you to the following contributors who made this podcast possible:
Our Sponsor HomeschoolConnections.com
Homeschooling Saints Theme Music Composed by Taylor Kirkwood
Intro voice Dave Palmer radio personality and author of St. Thomas Aquinas for Everyone

Our host Lisa Mladinich

By |January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Homeschooling Saints, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Talking With Kids About God’s Gift of Marriage and Sex

Episode 24: Talking With Kids About God’s Gift of Marriage and Sex
Are you nervous about having “the talk” with your children? Do you wonder if too much information too soon will hurt their innocence? Today’s guest, Suzy Younger, is here to discuss Talking With Kids About God’s Gift of Marriage and Sex.
Find Suzy here: www.suzyyounger.com
Recommended Resources:
Fertility Care: https://fertilitycare.org/
Book: The NAPRO Technology Revolution, by Dr. Thomas Hilgers
Book: Wonderfully Made! Babies: A Catholic Perspective on How and Why God Makes Babies (for ages 9 and up) by Ellen Giangiordano
Book: Made This Way, by Trent Horn & Leila Miller
Contact Suzy Younger: Syounger.cfcp@gmail.com
Today’s Short Feature: Celeste Behe’s Story Strands
Topic: Your Family Prequel
Thank you to the following contributors who made this podcast possible:
Homeschooling Saints Theme Music Composed by Taylor Kirkwood
Intro voice Dave Palmer radio personality and author of St. Thomas Aquinas for Everyone

Our host Lisa Mladinich
By |January 18th, 2020|Categories: Homeschooling Saints, Uncategorized|0 Comments