Talking about the "things that matter most" on Aug. 3
Live from the Catholic Marketing Network in Philadelphia
4:00 – Kresta Comments
Archbishop Charles Chaput, newly-named Archbishop of Philadelphia, celebrated Mass earlier this week at the Knights of Columbus’ Annual Convention. His homily there raised some eyebrows, as he often does. He said “Bishops, priests, and deacons are too often weak and sinful. They need to be held to high standards. Some deserve to be chastised… But when people deride their bishops and priests out of pride and resentment or some perverse desire for they perceive as “power,” they undermine the Church herself, and they set themselves against the God whose vessel she is. And that, as Scripture suggests, leads in a painful direction.” Al comments.
4:20 - The Catholic Woman’s Book of Prayers
With all the mixed messages that women receive from society today, it s easy to be distracted from and even unreceptive to the deep and abiding love that Christ has for them. Whether single or married, religious or consecrated, parenting children, or spiritually mentoring others, women need to know that the Lord understands the many challenges they face, their desire for inspiration, and, above all, their need to be affirmed as women. Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle offers a book of original and traditional prayers, inspiring writings, and uplifting words from the saints, women can be touched by God's divine love, thrive in affirmation from the Church, and understand and appreciate the true feminine genius that Christ offers.
4:40 - A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms: 52 Companions for Your Heart, Mind, Body, and Soul
Lisa Hendey's enthusiasm for saints is contagious. She now continues her work as the Catholic mom's coach to nurturing hearts, minds, bodies, and souls--this time through the rich Catholic communion of saints. With warmth and candor she eloquently links personal stories, scripture, prayer, and simple soul-strengthening exercises into this rich spiritual resource for Catholic women. She’s here to talk about A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms: 52 Companions for Your Heart, Mind, Body, and Soul.
5:00 – 33 Days to Morning Glory
Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC, has a remarkable gift for inspiring little souls to trust in Jesus, The Divine Mercy. As a follow-up to Consoling the Heart of Jesus: A Do-It-Yourself Retreat, he will soon be publishing 33 Days to Morning Glory. We talk about Divine Mercy, St. Faustina, and his books.
5:20 - Evangelizing the Imagination
Regina Doman is an experienced and highly-praised author, editor and publisher. As a member of the Catholic Writers Guild she is speaking on a number of topics this week. We focus on two: “Evangelizing the Imagination” and “Creating Women When You are a Man and Creating Men When You are a Woman.”