Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on September 11, 2019
4:00 – A Rock n Roll Journalist Opens Her Eyes to God
From her earliest days Dawn Eden sought love and beauty. Her search led her from the temples of her childhood Judaism to the music clubs of Greenwich Village, where she became an acolyte of a new religion – Rock n Roll. Over her years as a rock journalist, her longing for deeper things deepened. She shares the story of how she found God’s voice.
4:40 – Register Recap: Cardinal Dolan Considers All Options in Buffalo
As more scandalous claims continue to emerge there, the Diocese of Buffalo could be poised to become the first U.S. diocese where Pope Francis’ new guidelines regarding allegations of episcopal misconduct are applied. Cardinal Dolan, the Metropolitan for the Diocese, has said he is considering all options. We talk about it with Matthew Bunson who also has a recap of the papal trip to Africa.
5:00 – Fact vs. Opinion: A False Dichotomy
What’s the difference between a fact and an opinion? Many of us took quizzes in elementary school asking us to identify the two – “football is better than basketball,” “Mars is the fourth planet from the sun,” and so on. But this creates the false impression that things are either true – or are neither true nor false, the first step toward relativistic thinking. Matthew D’Antuono breaks down the false dichotomy.
5:20 – Making Missionary Disciples
In Evangelii Gaudium, Pope Francis writes, “I dream of a missionary option, a missionary impulse capable of transforming everything.” What is this missionary option? How can we inspire missionary disciples to join us in the New Evangelization? We talk with Curtis Martin.