Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on May 7, 2020
4:00 – Everyday Decisions that Matter: Remembering Mark Latkovic
Dr. Mark Latkovic passed away yesterday following a sudden heart attack. He was a longtime Professor of Moral and Systematic Theology at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit and a frequent guest on Catholic radio, including Kresta in the Afternoon and Catholic Connection. We will miss his contributions to the faith both locally and around the world, and today we’ll look back on a conversation with him. Every day we face moral decisions that aren’t necessarily outlined in the Bible. Do I call in “sick” to work on a day when I just need a break? Is it immoral to break the speed limit? We’ll discuss these questions and more.
5:00 – Jesus and the Jewish Roots of Mary
Catholics are frequently challenged on the Marian teachings such as the Assumption or Immaculate Conception. But, as Brant Pitre points out, few of these discussions ever look to the Old Testament for defenses of Marian dogmas. As we celebrate the Month of Mary, Brant takes us on a tour of the Jewish roots of Mary