Catholic Connection – June 21, 2019 – Hour 1

+  Sent on Mission - Next Phase of 'Unleash the Gospel'

  • Description: Originally aired June 18, 2019
  • Segment Guests:
    • Archbishop Allen Vigneron

      Appointed by Pope Benedict XVI, the Most Rev. Allen H. Vigneron was named archbishop of the Detroit Archdiocese on Jan. 5, 2009, succeeding Cardinal Adam Maida. Archbishop Vigneron served as rector-president of Sacred Heart Major Seminary from 1994–2003. He had studied for the priesthood there, returned in later years to teach philosophy and returned yet again as a dean. A native of Mt. Clemens, the archbishop was ordained as a priest of the Detroit Archdiocese in 1975.

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+  Vatican says people can’t choose their genders

  • Description: "A Vatican department has issued a sweeping denunciation of so-called gender theory, and affirmed the principles of human dignity, difference, and complementarity. “In all such [gender] theories, from the most moderate to the most radical, there is agreement that one’s gender ends up being viewed as more important than being of male or female sex,” the Congregation for Catholic Education wrote June 10, in a new document entitled “Male and Female He Created Them.” ... (Originally aired June 11, 2019)
  • Segment Guests:
    • Dr. Janet Smith

      Janet E. Smith holds the Father Michael J. McGivney Chair of Life Ethics at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit. She is the author of Humanae Vitae: A Generation Later and of the Right to Privacy, and the editor of Why Humanae Vitae Was Right: A Reader. She has coauthored Life Issues, Medical Choices, Questions and Answers for Catholics, with Chris Kaczor. She speaks nationally and internationally on the Catholic teachings on sexuality and on bioethics.

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+  Vatican says people can’t choose their genders

  • Description: Dr. Janet Smith continued

+  A Layman’s Guide to Liturgy of the Hours: How the Prayers of the Church Can Change Your Life

  • Description: "Also known as the Divine Office or the Breviary, the Liturgy of the Hours is an important vehicle for advancing in the spiritual life — a step that any serious Catholic, with the help of Fr. Timothy Gallagher, can take today." ... (Originally aired June 7, 2019)
  • Segment Guests:
    • Fr. Timothy Gallagher

      Timothy M. Gallagher, O.M.V. is an American Roman Catholic priest and the Denver-based author of seven bestselling books on the theology and spirituality of Ignatius of Loyola. He served for ten years as provincial superior of his Catholic religious congregation, the Oblates of the Virgin Mary.

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      • Book(s):
        • A Layman’s Guide to Liturgy of the Hours: How the Prayers of the Church Can Change Your Life
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