Redeemer S2E4 – The School of St. Joseph with Sr. Mary Madeline Todd

Holly, Adam, and Javier talk with Sister Mary Madeline Todd in the first of two episodes about St. Joseph as teacher and mentor. On this episode we talk about why Saint Joseph is relevant today, his model of humility, what we can learn from his as an educator and mentor, what it means to obey, and independence vs dependency on the Father.


00:02:38 – Introducing Sister Mary Madeline Todd
00:07:38 – Why Saint Joseph
00:12:00 – Humility
00:15:58 – Educator and Teacher
00:20:35 – Obedience and Cardinal Ratzinger
00:24:38 – Dependence and Independence

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Sister Mary Madeline Todd

Sister Mary Madeline Todd is a Dominican Sister of the St. Cecilia Congregation in Nashville. She received her doctorate in sacred theology from the Angelicum in Rome and currently teaches religion and philosophy at Mount de Sales Academy in Baltimore.

Adam Novotny
Director at MARIAN SERVANTS® of the Redeemer | | + EPISODES


I came, I saw, I drank.

Holly Novotny

Holly Novotny is a convert to the Catholic faith and a wife and mother. A Lifetime Marian Servant, Holly embraces a Rule of Life focused on holiness, obedience, and humble service. As a graduate of the Cenacle School of Spirituality, in affiliation with Franciscan University of Steubenville, she holds a Certificate of Spiritual Direction and accompanies others in their spiritual journey and through the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola.

Javier Plumey
Founder at Numinous FM | Website | + EPISODES

Owner of Numinous FM, science fiction writer, worship leader, IT Architect, theorist, grammarian, iOS developer, move and shaker.