Wednesday Mar 22, 2023

Patricia Heaton: Redeemed Catholic

Two-time Emmy winner Patricia Heaton of Everybody Loves Raymond and The Middle shares laughs with Scott while reflecting on newfound clarity in their lives, discussing sobriety, Jesus on the beach eating fish with his disciples among other observations of faith, and Father Barry’s (Karl Malden) inspirational monologue and the enduring poetic fable of the 1954 Academy Award Best Picture On the Waterfront with Marlon Brando and Eva Marie Saint.

In My Homily Opinion (IMHO): Scott supposes that when a friend sends you something about someone else, they are in fact sending you something about themselves. It's a sacred offer to be honored.

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Guest: Patricia Heaton is an actress, author and producer perhaps best known for her role on the beloved and critically acclaimed CBS series “Everybody Loves Raymond” for 9 seasons.  She followed that up with another 9 season run, starring on the ABC cornerstone, single camera comedy “The Middle.” She is co-founder of FourBoys Films which recently released Unexpected.

In addition to her acting and producing credits, Heaton is a bestselling author whose debut book, the autobiographical Motherhood and Hollywood -- How to Get A Job Like Mine appeared on The New York Times best-sellers list.

A committed philanthropist, Heaton is the founding member of World Vision’s Celebrity Ambassador Network. She has traveled to Rwanda, Zambia and Syria with the humanitarian organization which focuses on conducting relief, development, and advocacy activities in its work with children, families, and their communities in nearly 100 countries.

Heaton is a mother to four sons and lives in Nashville with her husband actor-producer David Hunt.

Photo credit: Kate Romero

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