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Catholic Connection – March 30, 2023 – Hour 2

We look at the aftermath of the Nashville school shooting with Fr. Mitch Pacwa. Dr. Joseph Hollcraft from the Avila Institute tells us about a special 2-day Lenten online retreat starting today.



Segment 1 – Intro and News


Segment 2 & 3 – The Aftermath of the Nashville School Shooting

Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J., Senior Fellow of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, is a Jesuit priest, President and Founder of Ignatius Productions, world renowned lecturer, spiritual director for over fifty Holy Land pilgrimages, and EWTN host of television and radio shows.  An accomplished biblical scholar and apologist, Father Pacwa, S.J. earned his Ph.D. in the Old Testament from Vanderbilt University. He also holds a Master of Divinity and S.T.B. from the Jesuit School of Theology at Loyola University. He speaks 12 languages.

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Segment 4 – “Ecce Homo: Prayer and the Paschal Mystery” Online Retreat
The big “Ecce Homo: Prayer and the Paschal Mystery” online retreat starts today!  Speakers include Fr. Pacwa, Teresa Tomeo, Johnnette Williams, Dan Burke, Fr. Josh Johnson, and others.  Dr. Hollcraft will also be there and he joins us today.

Dr. Joseph Hollcraft is a Professor and Director of the High Calling Program at the Avila Institute. He is the author of A Heart for Evangelizing (Emmaus Road, 2016) and Unleashing the Power of Intercessory Prayer (Sophia Institute, 2020). Joseph has been seen on EWTN Live with Fr Mitch Pacwa, SJ, and Women of Grace with Johnette Williams. Dr. Hollcraft regularly contributes to multiple Catholic online journals and is frequently heard on Catholic radio airwaves discussing spiritual theology.





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