Miracles, Saints, and Fulton Sheen ft. Bonnie Engstrom


Who gets a miracle?

It seems like a weird question. But miracles happen—and one happened to today’s guest. When hearing the story of her son’s birth, trauma, and miraculous recovery, though, one question that stopped me in my tracks and weighed on my heart was why Bonnie? Not that she’s not awesome—because she is—but because so many praying parents lose children every day. Bonnie + I unpack this a bit after she tells her story, explains how saints utilize miracles to become canonized, and why Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s cause is paused. We also dive into her live as a Catholic blogger and why blogging has transformed from what it used to be. Bonnie’s story is heartfelt and vulnerable, and I hope listening to it opens a dialogue between you and your Creator.

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Topics discussed:

  • The story of Bonnie’s son’s traumatic birth and the miracle he received

  • Why she loves Fulton Sheen

  • Why Fulton Sheen’s canonization is currently paused

  • Whether or not everyday occurrences are “miracles”

  • How someone who received a miracle feels about who gets miracles

  • Bonnie’s thoughts on the future of Catholic blogging

  • What’s been bringing her closer to God lately

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