Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on December 12, 2019
Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe
4:00 – How Matthew Introduces us to Jesus
Advent is an ideal time to study and reflect on how Jesus fulfilled the Old Testament prophecies. In his Gospel, Matthew declares Christ to be Emmanuel, linking him to passages throughout Isaiah and other Old Testament books. We’ll talk about it again with Dr Leroy Hizenga.
5:00 – America’s Newest Blessed Was Martyred for his Faith
Over the last few weeks there has been considerable attention given, deservedly so, to the expected beatification of Archbishop Sheen, especially after it was unexpectedly delayed. An unfortunate consequence has been that Brother James Miller’s beatification on December 7 went to the wayside. Brother Miller, who grew up in Wisconsin, was martyred for his faith in Guatemala and was in many ways an “all-American holy neighbor.” Fr Roger Landry tells his story.
5:20 – What does a Christian Approach to Media Look Like?
Research continues to show that Americans do not trust the media. Research from pew found trust in media was at an all-time low of 32% in 2016 and the number now is only about 41%. Clearly, the idea of “Fake News” is alive and well. And as we’ve said, the mainstream press is simply “news as entertainment.” Can there be a Christian approach to journalism? We’ll talk about it with Marvin Olasky.