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January 3, 2019

January 3, 2019

Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on January 3, 2019

Guest Host Matthew Bunson

4:00 – Update on Church News

Quite a bit has happened in the Church since the start of the Christmas season. Ed Pentin joins us from Rome with an update

4:40 – Christian life in Iraq

Fr. Pierre Konja’s parents were born in Iraq but have spent most of their lives in the US. He is currently serving as the spiritual director for St Peter’s Chaldean Seminary in Ankawa, where he will return in a few days after spending the holidays at home. Fr. Pierre joins us with a look at daily Christian life in Iraq.

5:00 – The Year that Was – and Is – in Politics

2018 was another eventful year in politics and 2019 promises to be more of the same as several Democratic leaders consider whether they will throw their hat in the ring for the presidential race. We look at the top stories with Lauren Asburn.

5:20 – The Saints of January

In January we celebrate the feast days of several remarkable saints, including St. John Neumann and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. We talk with Mike Aquilina about the lives these saints led and why their influence matters today.