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Catholic Connection – Dec 5, 2022 – Hour 2

Rev. Dan Andrews discusses a threatening note found on the Newman Center door in Omaha. Fr. Michael Sliney talks about the G.I.F.T. of adversity. Ashley McGuire tells us why Catholic hospitals have come under attack. Gail Buckley Barringer has our Bible verse of the week.



Segment 1 – Threatening note was found on the St. John Paul II Newman Center Oratory door

Rev. Dan Andrews is pastor and director of the St. John Paul II Newman Center in Omaha, NE.  A threatening note was found on the St. John Paul II Newman Center Oratory door. The author of the note claims to represent Jane’s Revenge. UNO Police promptly arrived on the scene and are investigating the threat.  Rev. Andrews joins us today!


Segment 2 & 3 – The G.I.F.T of Adversity

Father Michael Sliney, a Legionary of Christ, was ordained a priest in Rome on December 24, 1998. He studied mechanical engineering at Michigan State University for two years before entering the Legion. As a seminarian he earned a bachelors in philosophy from the University of St. Thomas Aquinas and degrees in philosophy and theology from the Pontifical Regina Apostolorum College in Rome.




Segment 4 – The Baseless Attacks on Catholic Hospitals
Catholic hospitals ministering to the neediest on the margins of society are the latest targets of ideological attacks from the abortion lobby and its allies.  Ashley McGuire explains.

Ashley McGuire is a Senior Fellow with The Catholic Association and the author of “Sex Scandal: The Drive to Abolish Male and Female.” Ashley writes and speaks widely about religious freedom, Catholicism, and women.


Read more: The Baseless Attacks on Catholic Hospitals



Segment 5 – Bible Verse of the Week
Teresa and Gail discuss John 20:21-23 — “Jesus said to them, ‘Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, even so I send you’. And when He had said this, he breathed on them, and said to them, ‘Receive the Holy Spirit. If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven. If you retain the sins of any, they are retained.'”

Gail Buckley Barringer
President & Founder, Catholic Scripture Study International





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