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 – So, Your Body’s a Temple. What Does That Even Mean?

 How many times have you heard *your body is a temple*? Of all things to be compared to, why a temple? Yes, it’s holy. But there’s more to it than that. From the Garden of Eden to a heavenly dwelling—Richaél Lucero identifies the prolific symbolism of the Jerusalem Temple. Listen now and you’ll finish this episode with an exciting perspective of who God created you to be. Think: worship, sacrifice, unfathomable beauty, and endless Friendship with God.

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—Episodes referenced:
-Let Your Heart Be an Altar clumsytheosis.net/2019/11/23/let-y…art-be-an-altar/

—Related episodes:
-What Does the Temple Have to Do with Me? clumsytheosis.net/2018/07/29/what-…e-to-do-with-me/

—Scriptures referenced:
-Do you not know your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit? 1 Cor 6:19
-Ezekiel’s heavenly vision of the Temple can be found in Ezekiel 41 and following.
-The decor and furnishings of the Temple can be found in 1 Kings 6.

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By |August 24th, 2020|Categories: Clumsy Theosis, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Clumsy Theosis – The Most Straightforward Path to Holiness

 When you think of holiness, what do you picture? Your favorite saints? Nuns and friars splitting their time between prayer and the service of others? Where do you fit in the picture? You are called to be holy! Jesus and Our Father have both told us exactly what is required to be holy. Listen to Richaél Lucero relay this clearcut path to holiness that we often neglect.

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—Scriptures referenced:
-Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord. Hebrews 12:14
-Be holy, for I the Lord your God am holy. Leviticus 19:2
-Love your enemies section during the Sermon on the Mount. Matthew 5:43-48

—Quotes referenced: “The way of perfection passes by way of the Cross. There is no holiness without renunciation and spiritual battle.” (CCC 2015)
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By |August 14th, 2020|Categories: Clumsy Theosis, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Clumsy Theosis – Are You an Intentional Disciple?

What makes someone a disciple? Are you a disciple because you’re Catholic? Or because you go to Mass? Or because you’re involved in your parish? No. Becoming a disciple is an intentional choice to follow Jesus. Richaél Lucero points out following Jesus is not a state of mind. An intentional disciple follows Jesus by mimicking what he did during his life. What exactly does that entail? Listen in to learn.

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—Scriptures referenced:The Acts of Apostles-For inspiration from the disciples of Christ. You will find a string of the miraculous healings and casting out of demons done in Jesus’ name. 
—Quotes referenced: “The Lord wills that his disciples possess a tremendous power: that his lowly servants accomplish in his name all that he did when he was on earth.”-St. Ambrose (also referenced in CCC 983)

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By |July 3rd, 2020|Categories: Clumsy Theosis, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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