Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on September 5, 2017
4:00 – Kresta News Roundup
4:20 – The Love that Made Mother Teresa
Most of us remember Mother Teresa as the woman who broke death’s stranglehold on the poor of Calcutta and showed us how to conquer the sin and darkness in what she called the slums of the hearts of modern man. But she was also much more than that. David Scott joins us on her feast day with a look at Mother Teresa’s private visions and secret sufferings.
4:40 – A Call to Mercy: Hearts to Love, Hands to Serve
It should surprise no one that Mother Teresa’s canonization took place during the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy. Fr Brian Kolodiejchuk, the postulator for the cause of her canonization, has compiled the best of her unpublished material, revealing more about a humble yet remarkable woman of faith whose influence is felt as deeply today as it was when she was alive. He joins us.
5:00 – Mother Teresa’s Quiet Struggle
In 2007 several private letters and journals from Mother Teresa were released in the book Come, Be My Light. In these writings she reveals her decades-long struggles with her faith as she confronted a terrifying period of darkness. Time magazine ran a cover story on the revelations and questioned whether they made Mother Teresa a hypocrite. We talked about it with Fr. Matthew Lamb and today we look back at the interview as we celebrate the feast of Saint Teresa of Calcutta.
5:20 – What Did the Apostles’ World Look Like?
What was it like to live in the years after Jesus’ death and be tasked with spreading the Gospel to the ends of the earth? How did their Church services resemble today’s Mass? How did Rome become the spiritual center of Christianity? Mike Aquilina joins us for a journey through the apostolic age and a firsthand look at the ancient streets and towns through with the apostles walked.