234: The Mindblowing World of Sacramentals (w/ Shaun McAfee)

234: The Mindblowing World of Sacramentals (w/ Shaun McAfee) January 17, 2024

In this episode of The Cordial Catholic, I’m joined by Catholic convert and author Shaun McAfee to talk about the wonderful, wild, and sometimes downright weird world of Catholic sacramentals.

What is a sacramental? Why does the Church think they may be helpful in our faith journeys? What do they do? What don’t they do? What are some common misconceptions about sacramentals? And how to use them.

This episode is packed full of goodness; it’s a great topic.

We talk about how to approach sacramentals as a new Catholic, the point and purpose and history behind some of the most common sacramentals like prayer gestures, holy water, and scapulars. Plus, we discuss the rosary, the Stations of the Cross, and much more.

To read Shaun’s beautiful new book “Compendium of Sacramentals” find it on Tan Books or wherever fine books are sold.

Follow Shaun on his website and check out EpicPew for what Shaun describes as “fun, wholesome Catholic stuff for people to live their lives better.”

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