Talking about the "things that matter most" on Aug. 13
4:00 – The “R” Father: 14 Ways to Respond to the Lord's Prayer
How of ten do we view the Our Father only as a series of petitions rather than as a way to the heart of our heavenly Father? Popular Catholic author Mark Hart says that the prayer Jesus gave us is a "reactionary" prayer - one that calls for a response from us. As he reflects on each of the words and phrases of the Our Father, he emphasizes the intimate relationship that God desires to have with us.
4:20 – TBA
4:40 - This Just In: Civilization Ends
US District Judge Vaughn Walker refused yesterday to extend a stay – placed on his ruling that declared California’s gay-marriage ban unconstitutional – beyond next week. The decision clears the way for same-sex marriages to begin again in California on Aug. 18, barring intervention from the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Robert Reilly is here to ask, “When do you know that civilization has collapsed inwardly to such an irreparable extent that the next stop is barbarism?” He says Roe v Wade was one of those moments and the overturning of Prop 8 is another.
5:00 – Best and Worst Family Films of All Time
The greatest family film of all time? Respondents polled for a Radio Times magazine survey ranked Steven Spielberg’s E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial as the best, with The Wizard of Oz in the runner-up spot. Catholic film critic Steven Greydanus has his list of the best AND worst family films of all time. And we want your opinions as well.