Catholic Connection – August 21, 2019 – Hour 2

+  Intro and News

+  Annunciation: A Call to Faith in a Broken World

  • Description: "Sally Read converted from atheism to Catholicism when her daughter, Flo, was only four years old, but it did not take long for the child to become aware that many friends and relatives did not share her mother's newfound faith. This consciousness of "two worlds" led to a great many doubts in Flo, and some rebellion. Two nights before her First Communion she suddenly questioned whether she should receive the Eucharist. Sensing the precarious nature of faith in an overwhelmingly secular world, Read began writing down the compelling reasons for holding on to both God and Church. Taking the Annunciation as her template, she explored common experiences of the spiritual life as she meditated on each part of the story recorded in the Gospel of Luke." ...
  • Segment Guests:
    • Sally Read

      Sally Read is the author of "Night's Bright Darkness: A Modern Conversion Story" (Ignatius Press, 2016) and three books of poetry published by Bloodaxe Books. She is poet in residence with the Hermitage of the Three Holy Hierarchs, and she lives with her family near Rome.

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+  Annunciation: A Call to Faith in a Broken World

  • Description: Sally Read continued

+  Alyssa Milano says she has no regrets about 2 abortions: 'I would not have my career'

  • Segment Guests:
    • Janet Morana

      Janet Morana is the executive director of Priests for Life and co-founder of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign, the world’s largest mobilization of women who have had abortions. A native New Yorker, she was a public school teacher before becoming involved in pro-life work. She co-hosts the Defending Life and Catholic View for Women series on EWTN, and is a frequent guest on other TV and radio programs.

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