Hello and Welcome! is a Catholic Christian podcast dedicated to helping you to grow in your relationship with God, self, and others. Episodes include engaging storytelling and a wide range of topics - marriage, friendship, parenting, gratitude, prayer, finding inner peace, conquering anxiety, giving and receiving forgiveness, and learning to be happy in all circumstances. Hello and Welcome! content is faithful to the teachings of the Catholic Church.
Ultimate Marriage Advice
Two simple rules that will make your marriage better - and a reminder that it takes two people to make an unhappy OR a happy marriage. Segment Two: Thanks and good-bye for Season One of Hello and Welcome!
Kill the Green-Eyed Monster
If you have ever experienced jealousy and envy, you know it can eat you from the inside out. Learn how to conquer this deadly sin and to be at peace when others have something you lack. Segment Two: Prayer for PRE-beginners - how to get in the prayer habit, even if it seems impossible.
Sexy Doesn't Mean Beautiful
The world of fashion and advertising tells young girls that sexy equals beautiful. That’s a lie you don’t want your daughters to buy. Segment Two: Miscarriage isn’t a little thing. It’s difficult and traumatic, and for some women, it’s devastating.
Do Catholics Worship Saints?
Catholics venerate saints but don’t worship them. What’s the difference? Can you explain it to your Protestant friend? Segment Two: The biggest family in the universe - why Catholics pray for the dead - and ways you can pray for your ancestors, even the ones known only to God.
Does Your Job Have Dignity?
In a world that highly values some kinds of work over others, the job you hold can be a source of shame and embarrassment if you feel it's too lowly. Discover the dignity of every job and how to match your attitude to God's. Segment Two: One young man's small acts of kindness turn into life-changers.
Get Out of Debt Starting Today
If you want to get rid of credit card debt, just one simple change could help you dig out. You don't need to pay a financial advisor, but you will need to change a few spending habits. Segment Two: Email Inbox - Mom wants her pregnant daughter to place the baby for adoption.
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Sanity in a Crazy World
Thank you Kristine for your wisdom, caring and amazing teaching. You bring the light of Christ to us in this crazy world.
Coffee with a good friend
I still remember the first time I heard Kristine Franklin's voice on the radio and I fell in love with her and her show within a few episodes. Whenever I hear her voice it is a comfort - like sitting down for a cup of coffee with a good friend talking about life and what really matters. Each of her episodes touches my heart in a very special way. I am beyond thankful for Hello & Welcome! as now my 10 year old daughter is equally excited. As we tucked ourselves into bed for our nightly devotional or inspirational listening as we craft and unwind from the day she eagerly exclaimed, "Maybe we can do 3 episodes tonight!!!!
Absolutely Delightful Podcast
I have always been a fan of any content that Kristine produces and she has set a new high bar for excellence with ‘Hello and Welcome.’ This podcast is right up there with other Catholic content like ‘Word On Fire’ and ‘Catching Foxes.’