Uncommon Sense
The Podcast of the Society of Gilbert Keith Chesterton, where we talk about everything under the sun with a Chestertonian perspective, as well as the writings and legacy of G.K. Chesterton himself. The podcast is hosted by Grettelyn Darkey and Joe Grabowski. Want to give us feedback? Email podcast@chesterton.org.

Nancy joins Grettelyn to discuss her newest book, and a great present for this Christmas: The Chestertons and the Top Meadow Troupe!

To get Nancy's book, visit chesterton.org/tmt (for "Top Meadow Troupe"). 

For the first volume, The Chestertons and the Golden Key, visit chesterton.org/goldenkey today!

Direct download: Nancy_Audio_Final.mp3
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Joe and Grettelyn look at Chesterton's historic newsmaking trip to Notre Dame University in October, 1930.

For a sample of Father O'Donnell's poetry, see https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/browse?contentId=13532.

To hear Notre Dame's recent podcast episode about Chesterton, visit https://stories.nd.edu/podcasts/g-k-chesterton-and-notre-dame/.

Direct download: GKC_at_ND_Audio.mp3
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Joe and Grettelyn talk about the call issued by the Bishops of the United States, in solidarity with that of the Bishops of the Holy Land, for a day of prayer and fasting for peace.

Episode resources:

ِA Call for Prayer and Fasting for Peace from Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land

Salvifici Doloris - on Human Suffering, by Pope Saint John Paul II

Hope through Suffering by Karlo Broussard (Catholic Answers Magazine)

Fatima Shrine Boston (Prayers and Resources)

The Queen of Seven Swords by G.K. Chesterton

Message for the 46th World Day of Peace by Pope Benedict XVI

Saint Francis's Prayer for Peace

Psalm 83, Psalm 85, and Psalm 90

Direct download: Fasting_for_Peace.mp3
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Joe and Grettelyn talk about some news and updates from the Society of GK Chesterton. To catch the Virtual Society LIVE this week, visit https://www.youtube.com/@AmCHESTERTONsoc/live.

 

Direct download: Episode_for_10-9-2023.mp3
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In honor of this coming Saturday's feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, and the anniversary of the Battle of Lepanto, we are re-airing this interview from the archives with Christopher Check, President of Catholic Answers.

 

Buy Chesterton's poem Lepanto with Dale Ahlquist's commentary here: https://www.chesterton.org/shop/lepanto/

Chris's longer talk on the battle with his recitation of the poem: https://shop.catholic.com/lepanto-the-battle-that-saved-the-west-mp3/

Direct download: Lepanto_Archive.mp3
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