Catholic Connection – October 30, 2015 – Hour 1

+  Intro and News

+  Christmas Market - Nov. 7th

+  Recapturing the Catholic Spirit of Halloween

  • Description: "It can be easy in our culture to forget that Halloween is none other than the beginning of the Feast of All Saints. After all, it is All Hallows’ Eve, or All Saints’ Eve. As with the tradition of Christmas Eve, the Solemnity of All Saints begins at sundown and continues on into the next day. This is a tradition that has long been established in Judaism and adopted by the Church. In Western culture, Halloween has taken on a macabre, grotesque, and somewhat occult dimension over the last two centuries. The reasons for this are varied, but has more to do with the modern sentimentality towards a long lost paganism of imagination than any pagan religion of old." ...
  • Segment Guests:
    • Constance Hull

      Constance T. Hull is a wife, mother, homeschooler, online high school theology teacher, and a graduate student. She is pursuing her Master's degree in Theology and considers herself to be a Thomist wanna-be. Her desire is to live the wonder so passionately preached in the works of G.K. Chesterton and to share that with her daughter and others.

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+  Catholic Men's Night - Nov. 5th

  • Description: Join Bishop Earl Boyea at the next Catholic Men's Night meeting on November 5th at Christ the King Catholic Church. Mass is at 7:30. "Our Shepherd Speaks a Word to Rouse His Men."
  • Segment Guests:
    • Bishop Earl Boyea

      Bishop Earl Boyea is the fifth Bishop of Lansing, Michigan. He is the Episcopal moderator of the US Association of Consecrated Virgin. Bishop Earl is also on the Board of Directors for Michigan Catholic Conference USCCB Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations.

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