4:00 – “Divine Renovation” with Fr. James Mallon
Highly acclaimed for his work with parish renewal and the New Evangelization, Fr. James Mallon shares with us the many ways for bringing our parishes to life. Through humorous and colorful stories, Mallon challenges us to rethink our models of parish life, from membership-based communities to assemblies of disciples of Jesus who proclaim and share the good news with all peoples. Accessible and engaging, Divine Renovation turns to the Church’s many writings on evangelization and mission so as to articulate practical ways for injecting new life into our parishes.
5:00 – Commentary on Interesting Headlines
Al Kresta reviews interesting headlines that have come across his desk this week: a man who became a priest after his wife died celebrates his 100th birthday, accompanied by his four sons who are also priests; a village saved from a volcano because of their devotion to the Sacred Heart; a mother of two handicapped children seeks to help other parents in her situation embrace their vocation and their families with love; and an enlightened environmentalist chides CS Lewis for portraying beavers who eat fish in the Chronicles of Narnia.
5:20 – Pilgrimage to Poland
Steve Ray highlights the upcoming pilgrimage to Poland in August.