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Teresa Tomeo's Latest Posts

  • Catholic Connection – July 30, 2015 – Hour 2

    • Description: Teresa Tomeo, host of Catholic Connection is a dynamic Professional Speaker and local Media Personality. She discusses social issues, media awareness, and interviews local businesses, youth, families, and community leaders in Southeastern Michigan. Live and local, Teresa reports on news throughout the Catholic community and how we can make a difference.
  • Catholic Connection – July 30, 2015 – Hour 1

    • Description: Teresa Tomeo, host of Catholic Connection is a dynamic Professional Speaker and local Media Personality. She discusses social issues, media awareness, and interviews local businesses, youth, families, and community leaders in Southeastern Michigan. Live and local, Teresa reports on news throughout the Catholic community and how we can make a difference.
  • Catholic Connection – July 29, 2015 – Hour 1

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    Intro and News

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    Teresa's Two Cents

    • Description: Teresa talks about yesterday's #WomenBetrayed Pro-Life rallies held across the country.

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    Revive Detroit Evangelization Initiative

    • Description: The Archdiocese of Detroit and the New Orleans-based Hope and Purpose Ministries have reached an agreement to create “Revive Detroit,” an urban evangelization ministry with a series of events and gatherings to begin in August at the northwest Detroit parishes of Corpus Christi and St. Scholastica. Archbishop Vigneron formally invited the founder and leader of Hope and Purpose Ministries, Deacon Larry Oney, to partner with archdiocesan clergy and lay leaders to form the Revive Detroit ministry with the specific intent to ignite the faithful to become passionate, missionary disciples of Christ. In his letter of invitation, the Archbishop said, “Your planning and enthusiasm for this project have given me great excitement and hope for our renewed efforts of sharing Christ in and through the Church in the city of Detroit.” Revive Detroit is part of an archdiocesan-wide evangelization initiative, including a synod in the fall of 2016.
    • Segment Guests:
      • Fr. Eduardo Montemayor

        Associate Director of Evangelization and Hispanic Ministry for the Archdiocese of Detroit and coordinator of Revive Detroit

      • Deacon Larry Oney
        Founder, Hope and Purpose Ministries

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    Conclusion

    • Description: Teresa previews the upcoming hour of "Catholic Connection."
  • Catholic Connection – July 29, 2015 – Hour 2

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    Intro and News

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    Former Planned Parenthood Employee Speaks Out

    • Segment Guests:
      • Catherine Adair

        Catherine Adair is a former Planned Parenthood employee who now runs the Respect Life Ministry at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Massachusetts. Catherine reached a turning point when she filled in for another employee who assisted with second trimester abortions. She quit Planned Parenthood, and at her husband’s urging, began attending Sunday Mass and eventually made her confession. She applauds the efforts of groups such as Project Rachel and urges other people to take action against abortion and to pray for the unborn and those who work in the abortion industry.

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    Former Planned Parenthood Employee Speaks Out

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    Former Planned Parenthood Employee Speaks Out

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    Former Planned Parenthood Employee Speaks Out

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  • Catholic Connection – July 28, 2015 – Hour 1

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    Intro and News

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    Third Undercover Planned Parenthood Video is Released

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    Third Undercover Planned Parenthood Video is Released

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    Courage International Conference - Plymouth, MI

    • Description: "Open to bishops, priests, religious, school superintendents, and diocesan personnel who minister to those with same-sex attraction. August 10-12, 2015 @ The Inn at St. John’s, 44045 5 Mile Road, Plymouth, MI 48170." Click the link below for all details. Speakers include Archbishop Vigneron, Dr. Ralph Martin, Fr. John Riccardo, Thomas Cardinal Collins, Dr. Mary Healy, Fr. Paul Check, Peter Herbeck, Msgr. Charles Pope, Dr. Janet Smith, Teresa Tomeo, and more!
    • Segment Guests:
      • Joseph Prever

        Joseph Prever graduated from the Thomas More College of Liberal Arts with a degree in literature. He has written for Catholic Phoenix, Catholic Exchange, Our Sunday Visitor, and his own blog, gaycatholic.com. He currently lives in the Boston area, where he works as a web developer.

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  • Catholic Connection – July 28, 2015 – Hour 2

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    Feed My Sheep: Priests on the SCOTUS Same-sex marriage ruling

    • Segment Guests:
      • Fr. Gregory Bierbaum
        Parochial Vicar, St. Mark Catholic Church in Highland Ranch, CO

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    Feed My Sheep: Priests on the SCOTUS Same-sex marriage ruling

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    Pilgrimage Report from Lourdes, France

    • Segment Guests:
      • Steve Ray

        Steve is a convert to the Catholic faith and a popular author, speaker, and pilgrimage leader. He has been to the Holy Land over 100 times exploring, filming, and leading thousands of pilgrims. Steve is a regular guest on Catholic radio and TV including Catholic Answers, Ave Maria Radio, and EWTN. He writes Bible Studies for Catholic Scripture Study International.

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    Pilgrimage Report from Lourdes, France

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  • Catholic Connection – July 27, 2015 – Hour 1

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    Intro and News

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    Teresa's Two Cents

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    Dream Cruise Evangelization Workshop

    • Description: Presented by St. Paul Street Evangelization and the National Shrine of the Little Flower, the Dream Cruise Evangelization Workshop is taking place Aug. 1st from 10am-3pm at the Shrine there in Royal Oak at 2100 Twelve Mile Road. It is for anyone planning on evangelizing at the Woodward Dream Cruise a couple weeks later where Teresa Tomeo and Al Kresta will be broadcasting live.
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    Conclusion

    • Description: Teresa previews the upcoming hour of "Catholic Connection."
  • Catholic Connection – July 27, 2015 – Hour 2

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    Intro and News

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    Bruce Jenner and Gender Confusion

    • Segment Guests:
      • Dr. Meg Meeker

        Meg Meeker, M.D., has spent more than twenty years practicing pediatric and adolescent medicine and counseling teens and parents. Dr. Meeker is a fellow of the National Advisory Board of the Medical Institute, and the author of several books, including the national bestseller, STRONG FATHERS, STRONG DAUGHTERS; THE 10 HABITS OF HAPPY MOTHERS; and BOYS SHOULD BE BOYS. A popular speaker on pediatric health issues and child-parent relationships, she is a frequent guest on nationally syndicated radio and television programs.

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    Bruce Jenner and Gender Confusion

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    The Inside Word at EWTN

    • Description: Doug Keck is EWTN's President & Chief Operating Officer. He joins Teresa to share with us the latest news regarding EWTN's TV & radio programming.
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    Bible Verse of the Week

    • Description: Teresa and Gail discuss Isaiah 5:20 -- “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil.”
    • Segment Guests:
      • Gail Buckley
        President & Founder, Catholic Scripture Study International
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  • Catholic Connection – July 24, 2015 – Hour 1

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    Intro and News

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    Right to Life of Novi's 2015 Golf Outing

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    3 Nights of Revival in Detroit

    • Description: Richard Lane is coming to Detroit for 3 days of revival! July 25-28 at St. Charles Lwanga (formerly St. Cecila) Catholic Church on 10400 Stoepel Street. He tells Teresa all about it this morning.
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    3 Nights of Revival in Detroit

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  • Catholic Connection – July 24, 2015 – Hour 2

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    Intro and News

    • Description: Before today's news, Teresa checks in with Matt Swaim to find out what we can look forward to on the "Son Rise Morning Show" next week.
    • Segment Guests:
      • Matt Swaim
        Host, Son Rise Morning Show

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    Less 'euro-centric,' please – what African bishops want from the synod

    • Segment Guests:
      • Obianuju Ekeocha

        Obianuju Ekeocha is a committed cradle Catholic born and raised in Nigeria. She has a BSc in Microbiology from the University of Nigeria and an MSc in Biomedical Science from the University of East London. She is currently living and working as a Specialist Biomedical Scientist in Canterbury, England. She has a passion for preserving, promoting and presenting the African Culture of Life and on that note she wrote "An Open Letter to Melinda Gates," published by Catholic Online and "In Defense of Dignity" published by Catholic Exchange.

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    Less 'euro-centric,' please – what African bishops want from the synod

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    A Grandparent’s Gift of Memories

    • Description: "This keepsake journal provides a beautiful way for Catholics to pass on the richness of their faith to their grandchildren and presents examples of Christian living that grandchildren can emulate. Questions relating to each milestone of life invite readers to record memories that capture the essence of their lives. Includes Pope Benedict XVI's "Prayer for Grandparents" and quotes from Pope Francis. Biographical sketches of patron saints and quotes from scripture add to the religious perspective."
    • Segment Guests:
      • Nancy Groves
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    Spiritual Direction Connection

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