Catholic Connection – March 10, 2020 – Hour 2

+  Intro and News

+  Pray Fully – Simple Steps for Becoming a Woman of Prayer

  • Description: Michele Faehnle and Emily Jaminet—bestselling authors of Divine Mercy for Moms and The Friendship Project—share the rewards and frustrations of their own prayer journeys to create a practical guide that combines testimonies, tips, and journaling space to help you spend quality time with God. Whether you want to learn how to pray aloud in a group or to stop your mind from wandering during prayer, Faehnle and Jaminet have practical advice and the real-life experience to help you overcome obstacles to everyday prayer.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Emily Jaminet

      Emily Jaminet is executive director of the Sacred Heart Enthronement Network and a contributor to CatholicMom.com and coauthor of Divine Mercy for Moms, The Friendship Project, and Our Friend Faustina. She serves on the board of directors of the Columbus Catholic Women’s Conference. Jaminet earned a bachelor’s degree in mental health and human services from Franciscan University of Steubenville in 1998.

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+  Pray Fully – Simple Steps for Becoming a Woman of Prayer

  • Description: Emily Jaminet continued

+  Can A Catholic Be A Socialist?

  • Description: "Pope Leo XIII wrote of the “harvest of misery” that socialism brings. Pius XI said that it’s impossible to be a good Catholic and a good socialist. John Paul II spent his papacy combating socialism’s dehumanizing statism. Yet somehow this long-discredited economic philosophy is making a comeback, not only on college campuses and political talk shows, but among sincere Catholics. Some think it could be the answer to greed and globalism. Others even argue that it’s the best way to obey Christ’s command to help the poor." ...
  • Segment Guests:
    • Catherine Pakaluk

      Catherine Ruth Pakaluk (PhD, 2010) is Assistant Professor of Economics at The Busch School of Business and Economics at The Catholic University of America. Formerly, she was Assistant Professor and Chair of the Economics Department at Ave Maria University. Her primary areas of research include Economics of Education and Religion, Family Studies and Demography, Catholic Social Thought and Political Economy. Dr. Pakaluk is the 2015 recipient of the Acton Institute’s Novak Award, a prize given for “significant contributions to the study of the relationship between religion and economic liberty.”

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