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The Frontline with Joe & Joe

Kimberly Begg on Unbreakable: Saints Who Inspired Saints to Moral Courage

November 17, 2023

Show summary: Kimberly Begg on Unbreakable: Saints Who Inspired Saints to Moral Courage

True Presence for Catholic Moms

Parenting for Moral Courage: Kimberly Begg Teaches How Catholic Parents Can Equip Their Children for a Secular World

November 10, 2023

Join us today in an important discussion about parenting for moral courage. Kimberly Begg, the author of 'Unbreakable,' shares the inspiring journey that led to her book. Motivated by the lives of saints who inspired other saints, she emphasizes the vital role of courage as a habit, essential for raising children in today's increasingly secular world. Highlighting the need to instill courage in children's daily lives, Kimberly shares some practical ideas for how to start small and encourage our children to fearlessly live out their Catholic identity.

Kimberly Begg is the editor of Catholic School Playbook, project advisor to Run With Saints, and director of programs and general counsel of the Ortner Family Foundation. She lives in Virginia with her husband and five children.

EWTN News In Depth

Keeping It Old School: the Rise of Classical Education

November 3, 2023

Show summary: Many Catholic parents are turning to classical education to give their children a device-free, values-based schooling. Our expert panelists – Kimberly Begg and Ian Rowe – discuss the benefits of classical education and why it is drawing families in.

How They Love Mary with Fr. Edward Looney

Saints Who Were Devoted to Saints with Kimberly Begg

November 1, 2023

Show summary: I've marveled over saints and their devotion to Mary. But saints and their devotion to other saints has been inspiring to me too. I'm grateful for Kimberly Begg's new book Unbreakable: Saints Who Inspired Saints to Moral Courage. In a conversation fitting for All Saints Day, allow the witness of the saints and their devotion to inspire you.

Anchored by the Classic Learning Test

Kimberly Begg on The Saints That Inspired Other Saints

October 26, 2023

Show summary: On this episode of Anchored, Jeremy is joined by Kimberly Begg, author, Director of Programs and General Counsel of the Ortner Family Foundation, and Project Advisor for Run with Saints. The two discuss the inspiration for her new book, Unbreakable: Saints Who Inspired Saints to Moral Courage, and the stories of the three saints that the book focuses on. To close, Kimberly and Jeremy consider how the ordinary person can live a life of heroic, saintly virtue.

The Stay-at-Homeschooling Mom Podcast

Unbreakable, Saints Who Inspired Saints to Moral Courage - by Kimberly Begg

October 11, 2023

Show summary: In today's podcast, Ginny and Mary Ellen talk with Kimberly Begg about her new book Unbreakable, Saints Who Inspired Saints to Moral Courage. Kimberly describes her work, published by TAN, and its unique perspective of not just telling the typical saint story but also the saint behind the saint.

Kimberly explains the importance of knowing how and why other saints inspired each saint, how these stories develop moral courage, and why saint stories are the birthright of Catholic children. She explains why Catholics need to teach their children to go through the cross instead of around it and why we are too comfortable in America.

LifeTalk NW

Kimberly Begg talks about her book with Dan and Katie

September 14, 2023

Show summary: Kimberly Begg, an attorney and author, shares about her new book: Unbreakable: Saints Who Inspired Saints to Moral Courage from TAN Books. She also speaks about how important it is to inspire moral courage in families and about the saints in her new book.

The Catholic Conversation

Kimberly Begg on Inspiring Saints

September 8, 2023

Show summary: Raising holy families is a struggle in today's culture. Kimberly Begg joins Steve and Becky to discuss the saints that inspire us to courage and faithfulness. Her book is Unbreakable: Saints Who Inspired Saints to Moral Courage.

The Federalist Radio Hour

Catholic Author On ‘Unbreakable’ Stories For The Moral Imagination

August 28, 2023

Show summary: On this episode of "The Federalist Radio Hour," Kimberly Begg, editor of Catholic School Playbook and board member at Young America’s Foundation, joins Federalist Culture Editor Emily Jashinsky to discuss the history of notable saints and share the importance of imparting spiritual knowledge and tradition to children.

The Arlington Catholic Herald

New Books by Diocesan Authors

August 10, 2023

Article excerpt: Why did you write this book? "I want to help parents raise saints. We are living in a moment of great confusion, when even many Catholics don’t understand who they are and why they were made; that they were born at a particular time and place, surrounded by the people in their lives, for a particular purpose; that at critical times in their lives, doing God’s will means choosing Christ over the comforts and approval of the world; and that there is beauty and honor in suffering and sacrificing for Christ."

According to Bridget

Courage: How to Have it & Teach it to Our Kids with Kimberly Begg

July 26, 2023

Show summary: Thomas Aquinas says that courage is the necessary condition of every virtue as it provides the strength of will needed to exercise any virtue consistently.

In this episode, I chat with Kimberly Begg, author of Unbreakable, Saints Who Inspired Saints to Moral Courage, wife and mother of five children, about how to exercise courage in our modern day society. She shares some practical tips we can use in our own homes, and some incredible saint stories!

TAN Conversations

Kimberly Begg talks with TAN's Mary Harrell about her new book, Unbreakable: Saints Who Inspired Saints to Moral Courage.

July 18, 2023

Show summary: In the battle for our children’s souls, Catholic parents have a key advantage over the world: our children were made for heaven. God willed us to exist now—in a world that celebrates sin as virtue and punishes Christians as “haters”—as part of His merciful plan. Unbreakable helps Catholic parents raise strong children able to resist the soul-endangering temptation to “get along” to “get ahead” in the world.

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