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 – The One Thing Every Child of God Must Do

With every relationship comes expectations. As a Child of God, your heavenly Father has expectations for you. One thing in particular. Richaél Lucero found that it all comes down to the act of receiving. When you learn to receive in your relationship with God the Father, you’ll live as a vibrant Child of God. Listen to learn how. And get three tips to keep your mind and heart open to receiving God’s gifts every day.

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—Scriptures referenced:
-Psalm 139:13-14 For it was you who formed my inward parts; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; that I know very well.
—Episodes referenced:
More about Inheriting the Kingdom of Heaven and being a Child of God.

More on using your gifts of the Holy Spirit.

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By |June 27th, 2020|Categories: Clumsy Theosis, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Clumsy Theosis – Don’t Miss the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

The Sacred Heart of Jesus is the most widespread Catholic devotion in the world. But apart from the image of the Sacred Heart, many of us Catholics are fuzzy on the details. Not cool. You deserve better. Listen as Richaél Lucero reveals the 12 gifts Christ promises through his Sacred Heart. As well as a breakdown of its “threefold love.” This will unite you closely with the interior life of Christ.

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—Prayers referenced:
Find the prayer of Consecration to the Sacred Heart of Jesus by St. Margaret Mary Alacoque here: www.ewtn.com/catholicism/devoti…sacred-heart-12727

—12 Promises of the Sacred Heart:
A list can be found on the EWTN website: www.ewtn.com/catholicism/librar…sacred-heart-13683

—Encyclicals referenced:
-Learn more about the threefold love of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in HAURIETIS AQUAS (on devotion to the Sacred Heart): www.vatican.va/content/pius-xii/…rietis-aquas.html

-Read about consecration to the Sacred Heart in ANNUM SACRUM: www.vatican.va/content/leo-xiii/…annum-sacrum.html

-Learn about reparation to the Sacred Heart in MISERENTISSIMUS REDEMPTOR: www.vatican.va/content/pius-xi/e…us-redemptor.html

-Read the LETTER OF JOHN PAUL II ON THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF THE CONSECRATION OF THE HUMAN RACE TO THE DIVINE HEART OF JESUS: w2.vatican.va/content/john-paul-…e-sacro-cuore.html

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

Clumsy Theosis – What is *Baptism of the Spirit*?

“Baptism of the Spirit” is a term many Catholics have heard. But one that leaves a lot of question marks. What’s the difference between the sacrament of baptism and baptism of the Spirit? Is baptism of the Spirit in the bible? I didn’t hear about baptism of the Spirit when I was younger—is this something new in Catholicism? Listen as Richaél Lucero answers all of these questions and more.

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—Resources referenced:The Wild Goose series-To learn more about the baptism of the Spirit and the spiritual/charismatic gifts. thewildgooseisloose.com/series-segments

—Quotes referenced:”Let us rediscover, dear brothers and sisters, the beauty of being baptized in the Holy Spirit; let us recover awareness of our Baptism and our Confirmation, ever timely sources of grace.”-Pope Benedict XVI

—Scriptures referenced:
-“I baptize with water, but the Lord will baptize in the Holy Spirit and fire” Some variation of this verse is in the following Gospels (Matthew 3:11; Mark 1:8; Luke 3:16; John 1:33).

-1 Cor. 12 is the largest list of charismatic gifts. However, there are other mentions of the additional gifts in other letters in scripture.

—Episodes referenced (St. Augustine links the 7 Gifts of the Holy Spirit with the Beatitudes/Kingdom of Heaven):

-7 Gifts of the Holy Spirit and the Kingdom of Heaven (Part 1 of 2)-clumsytheosis.net/2018/06/16/7-gif…ven-part-1-of-2/
-7 Gifts of the Holy Spirit and the Kingdom of Heaven (Part 2 of 2)-clumsytheosis.net/2018/06/25/7-gif…ven-part-2-of-2/

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By |June 6th, 2020|Categories: Clumsy Theosis, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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