Redeemer S2E5 – The School of St. Joseph Part 2 with Sr. Mary Madeline Todd

Holly, Adam, and Javier continue our discussion with Sister Mary Madeline Todd in the second of two episodes about St. Joseph as teacher and mentor. On this episode we talk about why obedience, mercy, and the Garden of Gethsemane,St. Joseph at the cross(?), Catechists and St. Joseph, Christian fatherhood and what Jesus learned from Joseph regarding women, what we can learn from his as an educator and mentor, what it means to trust in the Lord.


00:02:54 – Obedience, Mercy, and Gethsemane
00:06:10 – St. Joseph at the cross(?) (where Javier he learned that St. Joseph had died at some point before public ministry)
00:10:02 – Catechists and St. Joseph
00:15:16 -Learning from others
00:21:13 – Trust and St. Joseph
00:28:05 – Ephesians and wrap-up

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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.