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Epiphany – October 16, 2023

John Sier invites us to the Mass for Commerce, Catherine Zardus talks about the new endeavors in the Magic Carpet Theatre.


Segment 1

John Sier invites us to the Mass for Commerce.


John has been involved with the Mass for Commerce since 1999.  He is a graduate of Loyola University of Chicago and Drake University Law School and Graduate School of Mass Communication and Journalism.  He is the head of the Kitch law firm’s construction and commercial litigation group where he concentrates his practice in dispute avoidance and resolution of commercial, professional and construction issues as well as counseling clients on risk management topics.

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Catherine Zardus talks about the new endeavors with the Magic Carpet Theatre.


Catherine Zardus (Founder and Artistic Director of Magic Carpet Theatre) has produced, directed, performed and promoted MCT for thirty years and whose audience spans over 200,000.  In 2008, she founded MCT Drama Ministry conceiving, writing and producing three original shows that promote the Gospel: The Parable Project, The Parable Project: Take Two, and At His Feet, Women in Scripture, and an original CD of At His Feet (Nominated for two Detroit Music Awards.)  She obtained her BS in Theatre, from Eastern Michigan University and earned her MFA in Acting from Wayne State’s Hilberry Repertory Theatre, where she performed in scores of plays and was nominated twice for Best Supporting Actress in Detroit.  She has performed in numerous regional theatres across the country and some roles include: Emily in Our Town – Boarshead Theatre, Fanny Squeers in NicholasNickleby – Hilberry, Ado Annie in Oklahoma – Circa ’21 Playhouse- II., Herod in Jesus Christ Superstar – Green Mountain Guild- VT and Nina in A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine – Memphis.  She directed the 2012 production of The Living Stations (now Cross and Light) at The Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament and the drama portion of the 2015 production of We Humble Ourselves. She has performed her original works at the Catholic Women’s Conferences in Detroit and Lansing.  She is an active member of Divine Child Church in Dearborn, has been trained in intercessory prayer by a Franciscan missionary and leads intercession teams, and has been blessed with a vocation as a wife and mother.

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