Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on October 12, 2017

4:00 – Update on the Wildfires 

Wildfires continue to ravage California. At least 24 people have been killed, with hundreds more missing, and more than 3500 homes have been destroyed. Thanks to the dry conditions and high winds, the fires are still largely uncontained. Fr. David Jenuwine, a parish priest based in Napa, joins us with an update.

4:20 – Scalia as you’ve never seen him before

The Supreme Court will likely never see another Antonin Scalia. He was a towering legal figure who was also a beloved husband and father and a devout Catholic. Despite their vast ideological differences, he maintained a close friendship with fellow Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a relationship that should serve as a model in a time of such political division. His son Christopher Scalia joins us with a look at previously-unpublished writings that shine a new light on the inner workings of this transformative figure.

5:00 – To Dwell in the House of the Lord: The Importance of the Jewish Temple

Throughout the Old and New Testaments we read about the Temple, the center of the Jewish faith and the entire Jewish world. It’s impossible to fully grasp the life, death and Resurrection of Christ, the travels of St Paul or the writings of the early Church without fully understanding the Theology of the Temple. Steven Smith joins us to explore the connections between the ancient temple and our modern Church.