Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on January 28, 2020
4:00 – The Faith of Two Basketball Legends
When asked who the greatest basketball coach of all time is, fans might say Phil Jackson or John Wooden. But there is another coach, who died earlier this month, who belong on this list. Morgan Wootten was a prep coach who amassed more than 1200 wins over the course of his career, but his greatest achievements were off the court, where he was known as a man of incredible faith. Kevin Wells, his former student, joins us and also looks at the little-known faith of Kobe Bryant, whose sudden death shocked the sporting world this weekend.
4:20 – Understanding Aquinas
Today is the feast of St Thomas Aquinas, one of the titans of Catholic thought. Fr Gregory Pine joins us with a look at his teachings.
4:40 – How Can Men Live Authentic Holiness?
Jesus calls us to be saints, wherever we may be serving in life. We’ll talk with Dan Dematte about what this means for Catholic men trying to live lives of authentic holiness.
5:00 – Artifact Collection Offers Fascinating Look at Papal History
As a teenager, Fr Richard Kunst collected autographs of politicians, athletes and movie stars. In 1995, he discovered papal autographs and sold his original collection in order to finance this new one. Before long, he began purchasing other memorabilia of individual popes. He now has a vast collection of papal artifacts, which he uses to help draw people to the Holy Father. He joins us.
5:20 – Why Choose Catholic Education?
The ‘catholic’ in Catholic education may deceptively be seen as simply the inclusion of ‘religious instruction’ in an otherwise conventional, rigorous academic curriculum. But authentic Catholic education means something much more. It’s Catholic schools week and we’re talking with Tim DiLaura.
5:40 – Answering Jesus’ Call to Discipleship
In Sunday’s gospel, Jesus calls his first apostles to follow him and become fishers of men. Pete Burak joins us to discuss what it means to be a faithful disciple of Jesus