One of the Say Yes to Holiness Summit panelists who participated in this spring’s Say Yes to Holiness Tranformation Online Summit was Alexandra Sullivan. Alexandra is a wife, mother of three and co-host of the podcast, “Raising Saints to Hear God’s Voice.”
Alexandra holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Classics and Visual Arts from the College of the Holy Cross, as well as a Master of Arts degree in Photography from New York University.
In this special episode of the Say Yes to Holiness podcast, Christina and Alexandra continue the conversation begun during the Say Yes Summit, sharing about how her family, community and parish are handling the challenges of COVID, but also about the work that Alexandra does on her blog.
Alexandra’s blog, Transform Our Hearts, shares her own Catholic faith story in the hope of inspiring others to a deeper relationship with Christ. In this way, Alexandra and my work at Say Yes to Holiness intersect as I attempt to do similarly through my own writing.
Another similarity between our ministries is that each of us is involved in podcasting. Alexandra co-hosts the Raising Saints podcast with Fr. Michael Connolly who is the Parochial Vicar of the Church of St. Columba in Hopewell Junction, N.Y. The Raising Saints podcast came about from the practice of Fr Michael going into the parish school classrooms and doing Q & A with the children. From those Q & A sessions came a desire by others in the community to be able to benefit from those sessions, so the podcast was born!
What was discovered during the Q & A sessions is that kids have the most beautiful insights into the Catholic faith, but sometimes their questions are difficult to answer. On Raising Saints, Fr Michael and Alexandra do their best to answer kids’ questions on God, the Church, the faith, and more!
Currently, the podcast is on hiatus for the summer, but there are two seasons of episodes that you can catch up on!
So, I invite you to enter into this conversation with Alexandra and I pray that it encourages you to have hope for the work being done in the vineyard to raising the next generation of saints!
To find out more about Alexandra, check out her blog here: Transform Our Hearts
The Say Yes to Holiness Transformation Online Summit had more than 30 speakers and panelists come together to focus upon the question of how to “Pivot Towards Our Best Selves” in these challenging times. To access all of the FREE content from the Summit, go to the Say Yes to Holiness YouTube channel to access the Say Yes Summit Speaker Video Playlist, the Summit Discussion Panels, and the Summit Speaker 1 on 1 interviews as they are released.
Christina Semmens is a Roman Catholic author, speaker, and coach and host of the Say Yes to Holiness podcast. She currently lives in Fort Payne, Alabama where she strives to live out a life of authentic discipleship in the pursuit of holiness while empowering, teaching and accompanying others in striving to do the same.
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