Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on February 27, 2015
4:00 – 40 Days, 40 Ways of Lent
If you’re looking for a new Lenten experience, Marcellino D’Ambrosio has forty fresh ideas. Some will challenge you to deepen your prayer life; others will open your mind to new ways to serve others. Each of the forty ways includes a reflection to help you understand more about Lent and why it matters. You’ll learn how to have a more creative experience of Lent. You’ll discover positive, proactive ways to take action instead of the same old routine of giving something up. The result will be spiritual transformation and a closer walk with Christ—not only during Lent but throughout the year.
4:20- Ukrainian Catholics in Putin’s Crosshairs, US Just Stands By
The ceasefire between Ukraine and Russian rebels seems to be holding, but Ukraine is still in turmoil. The hryvnia currency is in free fall, with a current exchange rate to the dollar of about 28 to 1. And Ukraine’s Catholics are in peril. We get a live report on the latest developments from Dr. Alexander Sich.
5:00 – Honoring Fr. Richard Neuhaus: A Life in the Naked Public Square
Randy Boyagoda joins us with a look back at the life of Fr. Richard John Neuhaus. Fr. Neuhaus was the author of several books, including “The Naked Public Square: Religion and Democracy in America,” was an adviser to President George Bush on bioethical issues and was a staunch defender of pro-life issues. Randy has written an extensive biography on Fr. Neuhaus and is here to talk about it.