Talking about the Things That Matter Most
2020 Countdown Day 8
4:00 – #6: Why I’m Staying in Hong Kong
Jimmy Lai is a Catholic businessman and entrepreneur who has become one of the leaders of the anti-Chinese resistance movement in Hong Kong and was arrested for his involvement this summer. He’s now been freed, so why is he staying in Hong Kong? He joins us to share his story.
4:20 – #5: A Neurosurgeon Looks at Faith, Doubt and What We Think we Know
Dr W Lee Warren has firsthand experience with treating people whose injuries and illnesses mean their time on earth is limited. Even as he tries to console and give them hope, inside he is thinking “I’ve seen the end of you.” He joins us to share how we can remain on solid ground even when everything goes wrong and find light in the darkest hours of life.
5:00 – #4: An Incredible Story of Adoption and Love
Ryan Holets is a police officer serving in the city of Albuquerque. A few years ago, he encountered a young pregnant woman doing drugs and asked her why she was hurting her baby. She broke down and said she was looking for someone to take the baby – and he offered to do just that. Ryan joins us.
5:20 – #3: Bishop Strickland Discusses the Laity
Though he represents a smaller Diocese, Bishop Joseph Strickland has become one of the more well-known and outspoken bishops in America. He joins us offering his thoughts on the state of the Church today and how the lay faithful can boldly meet challenges on parish renewal, the essentiality of the Eucharist and much more.