Catholic Connection – May 23, 2023 – Hr 2
Bill Donohue on the Dodgers reissuing an invitation to anti-Catholic group. May is Mental Health Awareness month and Dr. Meg Meeker is here. Gary Zimak has a new book to help in difficult times.
Segment 1 – LA Dodgers reissue invitation to anti-Catholic drag ‘nuns,’ apologize for excluding them from ceremony
“The Los Angeles Dodgers threw Catholics and conservatives a curveball on Monday by reversing their decision not to spotlight the blasphemous anti-Catholic drag group known as the “Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence” as Community Hero Award honorees next month. Instead, the team will recognize the group on the Feast of the Sacred Heart.” Bill Donohue reacts.
Bill Donohue is president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights and publisher of the league’s journal, Catalyst. He received his Ph.D. in Sociology from New York University and is the author of several books on civil liberties, social issues, and Catholicism. A noted TV personality, Bill is an outspoken defender of the Catholic Church and traditional moral values. His most recent book is “War on Virtue.”
Segment 2 & 3 – Deaths Of Despair Now Significant Among The Young
May is Mental Health Awareness month. Dr. Meg joins us to look at several important items in the news.
Meg Meeker, M.D., has spent more than twenty years practicing pediatric and adolescent medicine and counseling teens and parents. Dr. Meeker is a fellow of the National Advisory Board of the Medical Institute, and the author of several books, including the national bestseller, STRONG FATHERS, STRONG DAUGHTERS; THE 10 HABITS OF HAPPY MOTHERS; and BOYS SHOULD BE BOYS. A popular speaker on pediatric health issues and child-parent relationships, she is a frequent guest on nationally syndicated radio and television programs. Dr. Meg’s website.
Segment 4 – When Your Days Are Dark, God Is Still Good: Biblical Advice to Help You Trust in Difficult Times
“It’s easy to see the work of God’s hands when things are going right—a promotion, a new baby, or a financial windfall. But what about when things go wrong? How could God possibly make good out of illness, death, or betrayal?” Gary Zimak has a new book that addresses this topic. He joins us today.
Gary Zimak’s website is Following the Truth. He is the author of books such as “Stop Worrying and Start Living,” “Listen to Your Blessed Mother,” and “Give Up Worry for Lent!” He is a frequent speaker at parishes and conferences across the country and is recognized as the leading Catholic speaker on the topic of overcoming anxiety.