Talking about the "things that matter most" on August 31
4:00 – Collin Raye: Catholic Convert, Country Music star, and Defender of Life
“I would just worship the ground that she walked on,” said country music legend Collin Raye, talking about his firstborn grandchild Haley Marie Bell. “Then eventually she didn’t walk. Then she couldn’t crawl. Then she couldn’t hold her hands up. She would fall over. She couldn’t control her head. She lost the ability to speak.” Haley had a neurological disorder that the best doctors in the country could not diagnose. Raye, a Catholic convert who has recorded five platinum albums sold eight million and has been nominated five times as country music’s Male Vocalist of the Year, is here to talk about his granddaughter, his faith journey and his new album of sacred music.
4:40 – Screwtape Teaches the Faith: A Guide for Catechists
Discover the power of the Catechism like never before with Screwtape! If you enjoyed C.S. Lewis Screwtape Letters, but need a guide book of defense strategies based in solid Church teaching, Marlon De La Torre is here to break down Lewis’ perennial classic chapter-by-chapter, identifying the devil’s specific temptation in each. Then, he provides you with solid references and explanations from the Catechism of the Catholic Church which highlight the opposite virtue, truth or good.
5:00 – Wrapped Up: God's Ten Gifts for Women
Wrapped Up: God's Ten Gifts for Women offers a healthy alternative to the false messages women hear today. Each chapter focuses on a different gift a woman is meant to discover and unwrap, ultimately leading to peace and fulfillment. Teresa Tomeo uses her media expertise to reveal how to counter the cultural messages that inundate women today. Teresa is here to provide a timeless and timely look at God's life-giving gifts.
5:20 – Ave Maria Press Announces a CatholicMom.com Imprint
Building on the popularity of Lisa Hendey’s The Handbook for Catholic Moms and A Book of Saints for Catholic Moms and her award-winning website CatholicMom.com, Ave Maria Press is has announced the launch of CatholicMom.com Books, an imprint of Ave Maria Press. Lisa joins us to discuss what the imprint will do
5:40 – The Catholic Tide Continues to Turn
In his first book, The Tide is Turning Toward Catholicism, well-known blogger David Hartline let readers in on the good things happening within the Catholic Church that often go unnoticed. The result? Thousands of readers became aware of these good things and walked away with a much needed sense of hope. In The Catholic Tide Continues to Turn, Hartline again turns his gaze to subsequent trends within Catholicism and the secular world, helping us make sense of both. This book will give readers a better understanding of the very dark and sometimes threatening clouds hovering above us today. However, readers will also discover the many amazingly bright rays of hope and the many positive things happening within the Church. Better yet, they will learn how these developments are our best chance at building a better tomorrow for us all.