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Epiphany – June 20, 2021

‘When we cry ‘Abba! Father!’ it is the Spirit himself bearing witness with our spirit that we are children of God’ Rom 8:15-16

Happy Father’s Day! The one and only Dr. Ray Guarendi shares his wisdom about fatherhood. Peter Herbeck encourages us to honor our fathers in unique ways. Fr. Charles Fox unpacks the Archbishop Vigneron’s recent pastoral note ‘The Beauty of Truth’

Dr. Ray Guarendi

Dr. Ray Guarendi is a Catholic father of ten adopted children, a clinical psychologist, author, professional speaker, and national radio and television host. His radio show, “The Dr. Is In” can be heard on over 440 stations and Sirius XM channel 130. His TV show, “Living Right With Dr. Ray” can be seen on EWTN Global Catholic Network and is aired in 140 countries.

Peter Herbeck

Peter Herbeck is the Vice President and Director of Missions for Renewal Ministries. Peter oversees the work of lay mission teams throughout the world who work to equip Catholic lay people, bishops, priests, and religious to respond to Blessed Pope John Paul II’s call for a new evangelization. Peter is the co-host of the weekly television show The Choices We Face, and the host of the daily radio show Fire on the Earth.

He is a frequent conference speaker, and the author of books and audio tapes about discipleship and life in the Spirit. He has authored a book entitled When the Spirit Comes in Power and co-authored When the Spirit Speaks, Touched by God’s Word, with his wife Debbie.

Peter holds a B.A. in Philosophy from St. Thomas University in St. Paul, Minnesota and an M.A. in Theology from Sacred Heart Seminary in Detroit, Michigan.

Fr. Charles Fox

Fr. Charles Fox, Director of Graduate Seminarians, Director of the Liturgy, Assistant Professor of Theology

Father Fox was ordained to the priesthood in 2006. He then served in two parish assignments, as Parochial Vicar at Our Lady of Sorrows Parish, Farmington, MI (2006-07) and in the same position at St. Hugo Parish, Bloomfield Hills, MI (2007-09). He was then appointed as Secretary to Archbishop Allen Vigneron, and served in that assignment from 2009-2013. After four years completing his licentiate and doctoral studies, as well as serving on the seminary’s formation faculty for two years, Father Fox joined the Sacred Heart faculty full-time in 2017 as Director of Graduate Seminarians, Director of the Liturgy, and Assistant Professor of Theology. He also began at that time teaching courses in Homiletics and Sacramental Theology.

Father Fox has served as the weekend assistant at St. Therese Parish in Shelby Twp., MI, since 2017. He has also served as a board member and spiritual director of the St. Paul Evangelization Institute (includes St. Paul Street Evangelization). In recent years, he has also served as a board member of St. Catherine of Siena Academy in Wixom, MI and as spiritual advisor for the Living Faith/Fine Arts Apostolate (The Cross and the Light). He has been a regular contributor to Catholic World Report and Detroit Catholic, and has published articles for academic journals on the subjects of Homiletics, Sacramental Theology, the New Evangelization, and Church History.

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