Heroic Hearts
Heroic Hearts
Joan of Arc's Road to Captivity

Joan of Arc's Road to Captivity

Season 1 Episode 10

Joan of Arc’s heroic journey takes a solemn turn in this episode. Caught between her desire to return home and the demands of her fickle king, Joan displays true nobility. Walter and Amy discuss King Charles VII’s political blundering and betrayal—with terrible consequences for Joan.

Hosts: Walter Emerson and Amy Chase

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Show Guide

02:20 Announcing Season 2 on St. Therese of Lisieux!

04:31 “Shirt of Flame” by Heather King

05:04 Subscribe now for free book giveaway! First 5!

05:44 Prayer of the Heroic Hearts

06:26 Enchanting Moments

06:31 St. Michael's Abbey in Silverado, CA

08:13 Norbertines at Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine

13:10 Preview of Reflective Questions

14:45 10th Stage of the Heroic Hearts Journey

18:25 Joan’s mission accomplished!

22:26 The turning point of Joan's story

25:01 Political forces working against Joan

26:45 20 day truce with Burgundy

30:42 Joan's Voices become quiet

32:32 Charles VII betrays Joan of Arc

41:00 Joan of Arc captured at Compiegne

45:43 Joan of Arc's life imitating Christ's passion

48:11 Joan imprisoned by Duke of Burgundy

49:27 Reflective Questions

53:01 "Happy the Man" translated by Richard Wilbur

Reflective Questions

Recall a moment of crisis when your world was turned upside down. What was that experience like and how did you get through it?

Describe a time that you didn’t get something that was important to you. How did you respond, with bitterness or trust in God—or something in between?

Reading Assignment

  • This episode: Mark Twain’s Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, Bk. 2: Ch. 36-41

  • Next episode: Mark Twain’s Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, Bk. 3, Ch. 1-12


Cover Art: The Arrest of Joan of Arc by Adèle Martin, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Heroic Hearts
Heroic Hearts
Heroic Hearts is a podcast about healing, enchanting, and elevating our hearts through the stories and spirituality of St. Joan of Arc and St. Therese of Lisieux.