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Catholic Connection – June 11, 2021 – Hour 2

Teresa is live from the Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco in Tuscany, Italy. She is joined by EWTN’s Doug Keck, Fr. Kevin Lixey, and Dr. Barbara Jatta.

Segment 1 – Intro from Tuscany
Teresa introduces the show live from the Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco in Tuscany, Italy.

Segment 2 – The Inside Word @ EWTN

Doug Keck is EWTN’s President and Chief Operating Officer. He joins us to share the latest news regarding EWTN’s TV and radio programming.

Doug Keck
President & COO, EWTN

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Segment 3 – Patrons of the Arts

Fr. Kevin Lixey, International Director of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums. Originally from Flint, Michigan, Fr. Lixey was ordained a priest for the Congregation of the Legionaries of Christ in  2001. Besides working in fundraising in various parts of the USA, Fr. Lixey was head of the Vatican Sports Office in the Council for the Laity from 2004 to 2012. Fr. Lixey gives vision, direction and support to the various Patrons chapters and major donors around the world.

Segment 4 – The Vatican Museums

Dr. Barbara Jatta is the Director of the Vatican Museums. Her role entails overseeing over 1,000 employees of restorers, official guides and custodians. She is responsible for conserving the pieces within the Museums, but also controlling the large crowds that visit the Vatican each year. The Vatican Museums have over 200,000 pieces of art and have over 6 million annual visitors. Additionally, the Museums have seven laboratories for conservation and restoration.

Barbara Jatta Named First Woman Director of the Vatican Museums

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