Thursday, February 24, 2011

Today on Kresta - February 24, 2011

Talking about the "things that matter most" on Feb. 24

4:00 – Spirituality at Work: 10 Ways to Balance Your Life on the Job
Inviting us to pause, reflect, and act with the God who is already present, Gregory Pierce boldly confronts and honestly evaluates our struggle to find meaning in the workplace. Unlike books that try to impose religion on the world of work, spirituality@work promotes an authentic spirituality that is rooted in the nitty-gritty of the workplace. Pierce shows how each of us can successfully balance our work with other aspects of life.

4:30 – The Freedom of True Love
Fr. Frank Wagner is a member of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate and has served in the mission field of the United States for over 50 years. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is, in his opinion, the only way to true freedom. Fr. Frank is here to address the enslavement many in our culture have through one or the other of the basic human weaknesses so that neither the inner addictions not outside influences will end up transforming our nation into a society that is no longer free.

5:00 – Haiti: What’s Happening A Year After the Earthquake?
The U.N. last week said Haiti's cholera outbreak appears to be waning overall, but high death rates from the virus in rural regions of the country remain a concern. According to figures released by the Haitian government, 231,070 cholera cases and 4,549 deaths from the disease have been reported since the outbreak first emerged in October. This on the heals of the devastating earthquake only a year ago. Catholic journalist Jeff Gardiner visited Haiti shortly after the anniversary of the earthquake and has this report for us.

5:20 – The Mission of Cross Catholic International in Haiti
Jim Cavnar of Cross International Catholic Outreach joins us to follow-up on Jeff Gardiner’s report to explain what the primary needs are in Haiti and to tell us what his organization has been able to accomplish with Ave Maria Radio listeners in the past year.

5:40 – We’ll be saying what? Preparing for the improvement of the English translation of the Roman Missal
As you know, English translations of the Roman Missal are set to be implemented in Advent of this year. Preparing the Way for the Roman Missal is a multi-media faith formation tool that includes a highly informative yet approachable introductory video that delivers critically important catechesis on the sacred liturgy, along with six straightforward, easy-to-follow audio-visual tutorials that explore all of the forthcoming changes to the prayers of the people at Holy Mass. Louis Verrecchio has created MissalPrep.com to help dioceses, parishes and the lay faithful prepare for the upcoming changes in Mass. He joins us.

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