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Off the Shelf with Tommy Tighe – The Catholic Hipster

February 27, AD2018 0 Comments

Tommy Tighe is a licensed marriage and family therapist who has worked in community mental health since 2006. He earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2003 from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Antioch University in 2005.

Tighe has contributed to Catholic DigestAleteia, and CatholicMom.com. He records The Catholic Hipster Podcast with cohost Sarah Vablulas. He has appeared on Relevant Radio, EWTN Radio, and The Catholic Channel on SiriusXM Radio, which runs his podcast The Chimney.

He lives with his wife, Karen, in Livermore, California. They have four sons.

On this episode of Off the Shelf, Tommy Tighe and host Pete Socks take a look at Tommy’s book The Catholic Hipster Handbook: Rediscovering Cool Saints, Forgotten Prayers, and Other Weird but Sacred Stuff. The book is chock full of extraordinary saints, obscure prayers, and some lesser known stories of the Catholic faith. You might be asking yourself what exactly is a Catholic Hipster? You may find out that the hipster is you! Tune in and find out.

Listen to Off the Shelf Episode 061 exclusively on Breadbox Media.

Off the Shelf – Episode 061

 

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About the Author:

Pete Socks converted to the Catholic faith in 1996. He continues to learn the riches of our Faith through books. The passion to read has led to his ministry as a book reviewer for leading Catholic publishers. You can find his reviews, author interviews and weekly giveaways at The Catholic Book Blogger (www.catholicbookblogger.com). Pete is also passionate about how technology can aid in building ones faith. You can find his writing on this topic at Biblezon (www.biblezon.com) the home of the Catholic faith building tablet. He hopes to combine what he finds between the covers of books and in leading Catholic technology to share insightful topics with the audience here at Catholic Stand. When not reading and writing, Pete is the happily married father of five working his way through life in rural PA.

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