Catholic Connection – February 13, 2014 – Hour 1

+  Intro and News

+  The Impact of Catholicism On Art & Culture

  • Description: Call to Holiness invites you to an exclusive lecture by Fr. Zuhlsdorf on the impact of Catholicism on society and culture through the arts. Learn how these works are essential, reflecting the beauty and truth of God in our world and lives. is exclusive event will highlight the treasures of the permanent collection at the DIA, with marked maps to guide you, and is sure to enrich and enliven your Catholic faith. Fr. Perrone will speak to the youth on culture, encouraging them to reflect on God’s goodness. Enjoy free time to explore other galleries of the DIA, the gift shop and lunch on your own at the newly renovated DIA Café and Kresge Court.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

      Fr. John Zuhlsdorf or “Father Z” as he is often called for obvious reasons, converted from Lutheranism in his early twenties. In 1991 he was ordained in St. Peter’s Basilica by John Paul II for an Italian diocese (the Suburbicarian Diocese of Velletri-Segni). His under graduate and graduate studies were in Theater and Classical languages at the University of Minnesota, philosophy at St. Thomas in St. Paul, theology at the Pontifical Lateran University in Rome and Patristic Theology at the “Augustinianum” also in Rome. He spent 7 years as a collaborator with the Holy See’s Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei."

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+  Crossroads Pregnancy Center Benefit Banquet

  • Description: Crossroads Pregnancy Center Benefit Banquet - Feb 28th at the Royal Park Hotel
  • Segment Guests:
    • Ann Strubler

      Placed for adoption as a baby, she grew up with adoptive parents who recognized and nurtured her musical abilities even without knowing their origin. In her adulthood, she had the privilege of meeting both of her birthparents—and discovering the depth of her musical heritage. Strubler recently retired after 30 years as a violinist with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. A native of Minnesota, Strubler began studying piano at the age of three and violin at the age of five. She has also studied cello and harp.

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+  Spiritus Sanctus Academy Benefit Raffle

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