Catholic Connection – November 16, 2018 – Hour 1

+  Christ in the Classroom: Lesson Planning for the Heart and Mind

  • Description: "If the goal of catechesis is to cultivate an encounter with Christ, why do religious educators spend so much time focused almost exclusively on ideas and not experiences? The reason is that many have never been shown a method that inspires the heart while also instructing the mind. Jared Dees, creator of the popular website The Religion Teacher, shows how applying the steps of lectio divina to teaching can reorient religious education toward encountering the person of Christ rather than merely sharing information about him." ... (Originally aired September 18, 2018)
  • Segment Guests:
    • Jared Dees

      Jared Dees is the creator of the popular website The Religion Teacher, which receives more than a million visits each year, and the author of 31 Days to Becoming a Better Religious Educator. He has volunteered and worked in a variety of Catholic ministries, including Catholic schools, parish religious education, youth ministry, campus ministry, RCIA, and adult faith formation.

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+  The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies Are Destroying Lives and Why the Church Was Right All Along

  • Description: "The Sexual Revolution - and the breakdown of the Family - has brought misery to millions. In The Sexual State Jennifer Roback Morse shows that the Sexual Revolution did not just happen like a force of nature. Rather, it was deliberately created by elites, harnessing the power of the State, allowing them to inflict three false and calamitous ideologies contraception, divorce, and gender that have led to widespread and profound unhappiness, and worse." ... (Originally aired October 16, 2018)
  • Segment Guests:
    • Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse

      Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D. is the founder and President of the Ruth Institute — a project of the National Organization for Marriage — which seeks to promote life-long married love to college students by creating an intellectual and social climate favorable to marriage. She is also the Senior Research Fellow in Economics at the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty. She is the author of Smart Sex: Finding Life-long Love in a Hook-up World, (2005) and Love and Economics: Why the Laissez-Faire Family Doesn’t Work (2001), recently reissued in paperback, as Love and Economics: It Takes a Family to Raise a Village.

    • Resources:
      • Book(s):
        • The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies Are Destroying Lives and Why the Church Was Right All Along
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+  The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies Are Destroying Lives and Why the Church Was Right All Along

  • Description: Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse continued

+  One Beautiful Dream: The Rollicking Tale of Family Chaos, Personal Passions, and Saying Yes to Them Both

  • Description: Originally aired May 31, 2018
  • Segment Guests:
    • Jennifer Fulwiler

      Jennifer Fulwiler is a writer, a speaker, and the host of the Jennifer Fulwiler Show on the SiriusXM radio network. She has been a guest on a variety of national television shows and was the subject of the reality show Minor Revisions.

    • Resources:
      • Book(s):
        • One Beautiful Dream: The Rollicking Tale of Family Chaos, Personal Passions, and Saying Yes to Them Both
          Buy this resource now. Click here to purchase.

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