Catholic Connection – September 29, 2017 – Hour 1

+  Intro and News

+  From Islam to Christ: One Woman's Path through the Riddles of God

  • Description: "Born and raised in Muslim Turkey, Derya Little wandered far and wide in search of her true home. After her parents' divorce, she rejected her family's Islamic faith and became an atheist. During her stormy adolescence, she tried to convince a Christian missionary that there is no God but was converted to Christ instead." (Originally aired September 19, 2017)
  • Segment Guests:
    • Derya Little

      Derya Little has a Ph.D. in politics from Durham University in England. Her articles on foreign affairs have appeared in academic journals and Catholic World Report.

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+  Catholic laity and the undiscussed sex scandal of our times

  • Description: Originally aired September 21, 2017
  • Segment Guests:
    • Dr. Pia de Solenni

      Dr. Pia de Solenni is an ethicist and cultural analyst. She owns her own consulting company, Diotima Consulting. She is an expert in issues relating to women’s health, life issues, the new feminism, Catholicism, and culture. Her work has appeared in various publications including The Wall Street Journal Europe, The Washington Post, National Catholic Reporter, Our Sunday Visitor, and National Review Online.

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+  Fatima Conference at OLGC – Oct. 13/14

  • Description: "Come join us October 13th and 14th to find out what your Mother wants to tell you and how she hopes you will respond. It’ll be the most important message you’ve ever received. And once you hear it, your life, and the way you understand the world will be forever changed." Speakers include Fr. Riccardo, Dr. Fastiggi, Gary Michuta, and others. (Originally aired September 27, 2017)
  • Segment Guests:
    • Dr. Robert Fastiggi

      Dr. Robert Fastiggi, Professor of Systematic Theology, has been at Sacred Heart Major Seminary since 1999. Prior to coming to Detroit, he taught at St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas from 1985-1999. During his time at Sacred Heart, Dr. Fastiggi has taught a wide variety of courses, including, Ecclesiology, Christian Anthropology, Mariology, Trinity and Christology and the Sacramental Life of the Church. He is a board member of the Mariological Society of America and the Society for Catholic Liturgy.

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