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April 17, 2020

April 17, 2020

Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on April 17, 2020

4:00 – Pope Francis’ Post-Pandemic Vision

 In an article published this morning in a Spanish magazine, Pope Francis laid out his vision for a post-COVID world. Entitled “a plan to rise again,” the message calls for renewed solidarity in the unity of the Holy Spirit, which he said cannot be confined in its work of “making all things new.” Joan Lewis joins us from Rome.

 4:20 – Fulton Sheen: The Man Behind the Camera

 Archbishop Fulton Sheen is best known for his television show and unfortunately, more recently for the court battle over his remains. Behind this global television personality lay a man of deep prayer, generosity and missionary spirit. His niece Joan Sheen Cunningham joins us.

 4:40 – Kresta Comments

 5:00 – The Story of Divine Mercy from Genesis to Today

 This weekend we’ll celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday. The Divine Mercy has become an incredible part of the Church’s outreach to the world and was the focus of a Jubilee Year in 2016. What’s it like to celebrate the Divine Mercy in a time of pandemic? Al shares some thoughts and we look back on a conversation with Dr. Robert Stackpole, who traces the history of Mercy from Genesis to Today.