Richaél Lucero2019-08-16T07:27:09-05:00

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 – Not Today Satan: When the Accuser Attacks Your Identity

Did you know the Enemy regularly attacks our identity as Children of God? Richaél Lucero reveals how Satan attempts to manipulate our identity and provides listeners with a surefire strategy to proactively combat his tactics. Listen now.

SHOW NOTES: —Email list sign-up:

—Scriptures referenced:
-“He who is in me is greater than he who is in the world.” 1 John 4:4
-“Gentle words bring life and health; a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit.” Proverbs 15:4

– A few passage that reference the reality of the Enemy: Wisdom 2:24//Isaiah 14:12-15//Ezekiel 28:12-15//John 8:44//Revelation 12:7-9//Revelation 12:10



By |January 17th, 2020|Categories: Clumsy Theosis, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Clumsy Theosis – Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh

Why did the three magi bring the baby Jesus gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh? Listen as Richaél Lucero reveals the meaning of these articles as we find them in the Old Testament and what they proclaim when applied to Jesus in the New Testament. Also learn how this information can add a new dimension when praying over the Epiphany account in scripture.

—Episodes mentioned:
-“Guaranteed Bible Takeaways” (About the four senses of scripture.)

—Articles referenced:
-About the Byzantine feast of Theophany (The Baptism of the Lord)

—Scriptures referenced:
-Isaiah 60:3,6 Here is the link to Isaiah 60.…-6&version=RSV



By |January 4th, 2020|Categories: Clumsy Theosis, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Clumsy Theosis – The Twelve Days of Christmas

Did you know this popular Christmas carol is known as a *secret catechism*? Listen as Richaél Lucero reveals the Catholic significance to the twelve merry verses of this timeless classic and how they can teach and deepen your faith during the Christmas season.

—Share this episode with non-podcast listeners:
-“The Twelve Days of Christmas” on…ys-of-Christmas/

—Catechism references
– CCC 1832 “The fruits of the Spirit are perfections that the Holy Spirit forms in us as the first fruits of eternal glory. The tradition of the Church lists twelve of them: “charity, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, generosity, gentleness, faithfulness, modesty, self-control, chastity.”

—Song references:
-The Twelve Days of Christmas on YouTube.

—Scripture references:
– “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such there is no law.” Galatians 5:22-23

—Book references:
-“Mirth Without Mischief” from 1780 containing The Twelve Days of Christmas

—Article references:
-St. Aquinas quoting St. Augustine on nine verses twelve Fruits of the Spirit.



By |December 24th, 2019|Categories: Clumsy Theosis, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Clumsy Theosis – Prince of Peace, Advent, and Forgiveness

Do you want to live a life of peace? Who doesn’t? Richaél Lucero explains the best way to prepare to receive Christ, the “Prince of Peace,” this Christmas. Listen as she also offers instruction for how the Lord intends for us to attain the peace he offers.


—Episodes mentioned:
-“Let Your Heart Be an Altar”…art-be-an-altar/

—Quote references:
-“Peace can never begin unless an attitude of sincere forgiveness takes root in human hearts. Offering and accepting forgiveness is the essential condition for making the journey towards authentic and lasting peace.” St. Pope JohnPaul II, “Offer Forgiveness and Receive Peace”…day-for-peace.html

—Scripture references:
– “For to us a child is born,
to us a son is given;
and the government will be upon his shoulder,
and his name will be called
“Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Psalm 9:6

—Book references:
-“Be Healed: A Guide to Encountering the Powerful Love of Jesus in Your Life” by Bob Schuchts…ful/dp/1594714762

—Article references:
-I found this particle on forgiveness helpful and to the point. “How Do You Forgive Even When It Feels Impossible? “ by Andrea Brandt Ph.D. M.F.T.…ssible-part-1



By |December 13th, 2019|Categories: Clumsy Theosis, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Clumsy Theosis – The Immaculate Conception

There are many resources that explain the validity of the Immaculate Conception. Let’s take that one step further. After we accept this truth, how does it benefit our walk with the Lord? Listen as Richaél Lucero covers this along with how the celebration of the Immaculate Conception fits perfectly within the Advent season. SHOW NOTES: —Episodes mentioned: -Doctrines and Dogmas: What’s the big deal? : —Catechism references: -CCC 491 Pope Pius IX proclaimed: The most Blessed Virgin Mary was, from the first moment of her conception, by a singular grace and privilege of almighty God and by virtue of the merits of Jesus Christ, Savior of the human race, preserved immune from all stain of original sin. – CCC 494 St. Irenaeus saind, “Being obedient she became the cause of salvation for herself and for the whole human race.” Hence not a few of the early Fathers gladly assert. . .: “The knot of Eve’s disobedience was untied by Mary’s obedience: what the virgin Eve bound through her disbelief, Mary loosened by her faith.” Comparing her with Eve, they call Mary “the Mother of the living” and frequently claim: “Death through Eve, life through Mary.” —Scripture references: -Hail Mary, Full of grace. Luke 1:28 SOCIAL MEDIA: Instagram— Twitter— Facebook— VISIT MY WEBSITE:

By |December 9th, 2019|Categories: Clumsy Theosis, Uncategorized|0 Comments