An Engaging Faith: 1/25- 1/29

You are invited to join me this week for An Engaging Faith on Breadbox Media daily at 4pm EST

Experiencing grace through prayer, reflection and action!

Repeat co-host Tony Agnesi , Jane Knuth with Thrift Store Graces, Dan Pierson and Susan Stark with Reflections of Pope Francis: An Invitation to Journaling, Prayer, & Action ,  Susan Windley Daoust with Theology of the Body Extended  and Danielle Shroyer with Where Jesus Prayed.


Monday: Tony Agnesi Catholic Storyteller, author and blogger Tony Agnesi is on fire with his Catholic faith. His Sunday blog, Finding God’s Grace and Wednesday snackable podcast have an International audience in several languages. In 2015, Tony was a finalist in the Religion/Spirituality category for the 15th Annual Weblog Awards, the Bloggy’s. He is a member of Radio and Television Hall of Fame.
He is a member of the Catholic Writers Guild and is a frequent contributor to Shalom Tidings magazine and is a monthly guest on An Engaging Faith on Breadbox Media.Tony and Diane, his wife, of 43 years, live in Wadsworth, Ohio. They have two adult sons, a beautiful daughter-in-law, and grandson, Nico, the love of their lives.You can read and subscribe to his blog and podcast at

Tuesday: Jane Knuth will be joining us to discuss Thrift Store Saints and Thrift Store GracesJane has been volunteering at the St. Vincent de Paul thrift store in Kalamazoo, Michigan, for the last 15 years. She is also an eighth-grade math teacher. Jane and her husband, Dean, live in Portage, Michigan.  Settled (for now) in Clinton Twp, MI, she travels extensively, writes occasionally, and sings constantly.

Wednesday: Dan Pierson Susan Stark Dan has served as a catechist, teacher, parish director of religious education and diocesan director of religious education for Grand Rapids for seventeen years. In addition to Reflections from Pope Francis: An Invitation to Journaling, Prayer and Action, he is co-author of What Do I Do Now? A Guide for the Reluctant Catechist.  Dan is also founder of and Reflections from Pope Francis by Susan Stark and Daniel J. Pierson

Susan Stark has spent over 30 years working in various ministry settings at the parish, diocesan, and national levels. She has authored resources for children, youth, young adults, parents, and families.  Most recently, as an independent contractor, she has been involved in the creative development writing and editing of print and web based educational curriculum and marketing resources for major Catholic religious- education publishing companies.

Thursday: Susan Windley-Daoust  Ph.D., is an enthusiastic lay Catholic theologian: married, mother to five, a spiritual director, and assistant professor of Theology at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. She has been teaching undergraduates, graduate students, and lay ministers for over 15 years. She also has been very involved in the life of her parishes and the local Catholic Worker community. She has beenLectio Publishing cover published in America ,Sojourners, and Homiletic and Pastoral Review. She has also worked with the local Catholic Worker community for many years.  Susan joins us to discuss Theology of the Body, Extended:The Spiritual Signs of Birth, Impairment, and Dying

Friday: Danielle Shroyer,  Danielle Shroyer is an author, speaker, and blogger. She served as the Pastor of Journey Church,  for over eight years. Danielle is the author of The Boundary Breaking God: An Unfolding Story of Hope and Promise(Jossey-Bass, 2009). A graduate of Baylor University and Princeton Theological Seminary, Danielle speaks often across the Where Jesus Prayed: Illuminating the Lord's Prayer in the Holy Landcountry on issues of theology, faith, church leadership, culture, and story. She has written for Patheos, The Hardest Question, and Immerse magazine, and she blogs often at She lives with her husband and two children in Dallas, Texas.Texas.

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