Catholic Connection – May 8, 2014 – Hour 1

+  Intro and News

+  Catholic Charities’ Spring Gala

  • Description: Catholic Charities’ Spring Gala, “Stronger Together: A Chain of Love, Faith & Family,” will take place Saturday, May 10, at the Westin Book Cadillac Detroit. Join us for an evening featuring dinner, live and silent auctions, a Mother’s Day raffle, and the story of one mom’s personal journey to unite her family. It’s all to benefit Catholic Charities’ programs serving children and families, including Child Welfare, Family Counseling and Family Preservation. For tickets, go to, or call (248) 537-3300, ext. 3304.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Deb Patrick
      Director of Marketing & Communications , Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan

+  Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy

  • Description: Leonardo Defilippis is with us today to tell our listeners all about the production of "Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy" being performed by Maria Vargo. The play is in Michigan as we speak. Click on the link below for more information, dates, and locations.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Leonardo Defilippis
      Founder and President , St. Luke Productions

      After years as a Shakespearean actor, Leonardo Defilippis embarked on a spiritual journey that led him to found Saint Luke Productions in 1980. His work as an actor, producer, and film director has been seen by millions throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. The venues span a wide and diverse spectrum to include churches, major theaters, civic centers, penitentiaries, schools, cloistered convents, and World Youth Day in Denver and Rome. His work has inspired vocations to the religious life, and have won numerous awards over the decades.

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+  Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy

  • Description: Leonardo Defilippis continued

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