Catholic Connection – May 26, 2016 – Hour 2

+  Intro

+  Pentecost: The Birth of the Catholic Church

  • Description: This Sunday is the Church’s celebration of Pentecost. Christ commanded his disciples not to leave Jerusalem until they were baptized with the Holy Spirit. He told them that they would receive power when the Holy Spirit came upon them, and would be witnesses to all the ends of the earth. We’ll talk about it with Steve Ray. (Originally aired May 13, 2016)
  • Segment Guests:
    • Steve Ray

      Steve is a convert to the Catholic faith and a popular author, speaker, and pilgrimage leader. He has been to the Holy Land over 100 times exploring, filming, and leading thousands of pilgrims. Steve is a regular guest on Catholic radio and TV including Catholic Answers, Ave Maria Radio, and EWTN. He writes Bible Studies for Catholic Scripture Study International.

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+  College Kids Say the Darndest Things: On Identity

  • Description: VIDEO: College Kids Say the Darndest Things: On Identity - from the Family Policy Institute of Washington (Originally aired May 19, 2016)
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+  Talking to God: Prayers for Catholic Women

  • Description: "St. Paul directs us to: “pray without ceasing” (1 Thes 5:17). From the moment we wake until our eyes close at the end of a long day, God is always desired to connect with each of us. And it’s much simpler than you might think. Carry a copy of “Talking to God: Prayers for Catholic Women” by Julie Cragon with you as you go about your day to help you bring all your concerns to the heart of God." (Originally aired May 16, 2016)
  • Segment Guests:
    • Julie Cragon

      Julie Cragon is the manager, buyer, and part owner of St. Mary’s Bookstore and Church Supply in Nashville, TN. She has authored many other books including Bless My Child: A Catholic Mother’s Prayerbook, Jesus at My Side: 365 Reflections on His Words, Visiting Mary: Her U.S. Shrines and their Graces, Amazing Graces: the Blessings of Sacramentals. She has also illustrated many books, including Lives of the Saints for Catholic Children, Illustrated Book of Mary, Illustrated Book of Jesus and Illustrated Lives of the Saints.

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+  Talking to God: Prayers for Catholic Women

  • Description: Julie Cragon continued