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Catholic Connection – Dec 27, 2022 – Hour 1

Best of “Catholic Connection” with Dr. Pat Castle, Fr. Dwight Longenecker and Dr. Meg Meeker.

 

Segment 1 – LIFE Runners national race witness in Memphis
Adding nearly 4,000 teammates in the last year, LIFE Runners are now 20,622 strong in 3,367 cities across 43 nations. They gather each fall for a big national marathon. At the St. Jude Memphis Marathon (Dec 3rd), they had 50 teammates, including Bishop Paprocki, wearing the “REMEMBER The Unborn” jersey. “They parked the big ‘REMEMBER The Unborn’ banner at the race Expo, as well as the start and finish lines for 20,000 participants and 50,000 spectators to see the truth, impacting hearts and minds for saving lives!”  (Originally aired December 20, 2022)

Dr. Pat Castle is the founder of LIFE Runners, the world’s largest Pro-Life team with over 19,400 teammates who wear “REMEMBER The Unborn” jerseys as a public witness in over 3,200 cities. Pat is an inspiring and unifying force for Pro-Life through faith, activism, and education. 

 

 

 

 

 

Segment 2 & 3 – The Secret of the Bethlehem Shepherds
“After completing The Mystery of the Magi — his groundbreaking study of the wise men — Fr. Dwight Longenecker took a sabbatical in Jerusalem to study the ancient texts and the geography, history, politics, and culture of the time. He added his own firsthand visit to present-day Bethlehem shepherds in order to unlock “the secret of the Bethlehem shepherds.”  This little book sheds new light on an old, old story, deepening its beauty and enriching your Advent and Christmas celebrations for years to come.”  (Originally aired December 6, 2022)

Brought up as an Evangelical in the USA, Fr. Dwight Longenecker earned a degree in Speech and English before studying theology at Oxford University. He served as a minister in the Church of England, and in 1995 was received into the Catholic Church with his wife and family. The author of over twenty books and booklets on Catholic faith and culture, Fr Longenecker is also an award winning blogger, podcaster and journalist. He is pastor of Our Lady of the Rosary Church in Greenville, South Carolina. Ordained as a Catholic priest under the Pastoral Provision for married former Protestant ministers, Fr Longenecker and his wife Alison have four grown up children.

 

 

Segment 4 – Detransitioning woman left ‘heartbroken’ after irreversible surgery: ‘I was manipulated’
“After beginning transitioning as a young girl and undergoing a double mastectomy at 18 years old, now 24-year-old Prisha Mosley is detransitioning and speaking out about her struggles.”  Teresa and Dr. Meg talk about this troubling topic.  (Originally aired December 13, 2022)

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.

 

Detransitioning woman left ‘heartbroken’ after irreversible surgery: ‘I was manipulated’

 

 

 

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