Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on July 11, 2019
4:00 – Kresta Comments: The Origin of the Scriptures
4:20 – Register Recap: The Relics of the Saints
In the last week we’ve had two very different stories concerning the relics of saints. Venerable Fulton Sheen’s remains have been relocated to Illinois and a miracle attributed to his intercession has been approved, paving the way for his beatification. And Pope Francis gifted a relic of St Peter’s bones to Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew. We’ll talk about it with Matthew Bunson.
5:00 – Do Smartphones Make Us Smarter?
Smartphones give us round-the-clock access to the internet, providing us with a constant stream of sounds, images, videos and information that no other generation has experienced. Are we better off because of it? How does it impact our relationship and imagination? We’ll talk with Elijah John.
5:20 – Christian Fidelity in a Fractured World
Common life in our society is in decline. How did this happen? Can it be fixed? Jake Meador joins us looking at how our common citizenship in a heavenly city, rather than economic or political alliances, tells a story that can help us truly work together for the common good.