Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on January 4, 2019
Guest Host Gary Michuta
4:00 – St. Elizabeth Seton and the Role of Homeschooling
Today we celebrate the Feast of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, the first native-born citizen of the United States to be made a saint. Elizabeth is known for establishing the first Catholic girls’ school in the US and also founded the first American congregation of sisters. St. Elizabeth also plays an important role in Catholic homeschooling. Maureen Wittman joins us with more.
4:20 – A Protestant Historian Discovers the Catholic Church
Dr. David Anders grew up in an Evangelical Protestant home with a family who instilled in him a deep respect for Scripture and a desire for spreading the Gospel. As an adult, his pursuit of Christian history led him to the last place he expected- the Catholic Church. Dave joins us.
5:00 – “Vagabond of God:” – the Beatification Case of John Bradburne
John Bradburne was an English missionary who once told his friend he had three wishes – to help victims of leprosy, to die a martyr and to be buried in the Franciscan habit. All these wishes were granted; after living with victims of leprosy in Rhodesia for 10 years, John was kidnapped by guerrilla fighters and executed. His niece has opened his cause for canonization, and Brian O’Neel joins us with the story.
5:20 – A King to Behold: The Epiphany of the Lord
The word “epiphany” means a sudden appearance, and on the Feast of the Epiphany we celebrate the revelation of the Christ Child. Rob Corzine joins us with reflections on this and on the great Feast of Mary, Mother of God.