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Kresta in the Afternoon – October 27, 2016 – Hour 1

+  Social Science Apologetics: Neuroscience and Making a Gift of Ourselves

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  • Description: The Church tells us that we were created for communion with one another; that we find ourselves by making a gift of ourselves. We'll look at the neuroscience behind that statement; the notion that by making a physical gift of ourselves we engage the physiological capacity to be fulfilled, happy, human persons. Greg Popcak joins us.
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    • Dr. Greg Popcak
      Dr Greg Popcak is Executive Director of Pastoral Solutions Institute and the author of more than a dozen books. He and his wife Lisa co-host More2Life on Ave Maria Radio. Greg holds an adjunct faculty position in the sociology and graduate theology programs at Franciscan University. Visit CatholicCounselors.com and find his Faith on the Couch blog at Patheos.com
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+  Faith Under Fire (2 segments)

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  • Description: All over America, Christians are making headlines for choosing to do what they know is right, even when the world hated them for it. In life and death their stories inspire us and deliver a much-needed message of hope. We'll look at some stories with Matthew Archbold.
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    • Matthew Archbold
      Matthew Archbold is a professional journalist, blogger and columnist for Catholic Digest and National catholic Register. He and his brother Patrick prudce the Creative Minority Report.
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    • Faith Under Fire: Dramatic Stories of Christian Courage

      Faith Under Fire: Dramatic Stories of Christian Courage celebrates the lives of eighteen Christian men, women, and children who chose to do what they knew to be right, even if the rest of the world hated them for it. Read the fascinating behind-the-scenes true stories of Christians who made the headlines, including: Mother Antonia Brenner, Heather Mercer, Fr. Mychal Judge, Jill Stanek, Sister Laura Mainetti, Jack Phillips, Joe Kennedy, and George Isajiw. These behind-the-scenes stories of Christians who made courageous decisions in a moment of crisis, reveal the courage and inner strength of these individuals who chose life in Christ, even when it meant public ridicule, rejection, or death. This book is about decisions and consequences and the emotional journey in between, and delivers a beautiful and much-needed message of hope. Each story concludes with questions that may be used for group discussion or personal reflection. (learn more)

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Fire on the Earth – October 27, 2016

  • Description: This daily radio show provides a compelling look at the New Evangelization through inspiring teachings, interviews and testimonies.

Food for the Journey – October 27, 2016

  • Description: Sister Ann Shields believes there is a major disconnect in the lives of many Catholics: a separation between God's word and its application to our personal/daily lives.

Christian Classics – October 27, 2016

  • Description: Readings from timeless Christian literature and writings of the saints and doctors of the Church.

The Doctor Is In – October 27, 2016

  • Description: Dr. Ray Guarendi takes your calls!

Catholic Connection – October 27, 2016 – Hour 1

+  Intro and News

+  Teresa's Two Cents

+  Call to Holiness - 20th Anniversary Dinner on Nov. 15

  • Description: "Call to Holiness has a block of rooms reserved for the night of our 20th Anniversary Dinner at the Sterling Inn, now known as Wyndham Garden Sterling Heights. When making reservations for Tuesday, November 15, ask for the Call to Holiness special rate of $79."
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    • Dale Ahlquist
      President , American Chesterton Society

      One of the most respected Chesterton scholars in the world, Dale Ahlquist is President of the American Chesterton Society, creator and host of the EWTN series “G.K. Chesterton: The Apostle of Common Sense,” and Publisher of Gilbert Magazine. He is the author of three books on Chesterton, including "The Complete Thinker."

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+  Helpers of God’s Precious Infants Informal Prayer Vigil

  • Description: Helpers of God’s Precious Infants Informal Prayer Vigil, at the 8 Mile Abortion Clinic this Saturday at 10am.
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    • Richard Hass

Christ is the Answer – October 27, 2016: Know The Good Shepherd

  • Program #: 836
  • Description: Instruction on the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other topics critical to those seeking answers to life's greatest questions..

Catholic Connection – October 27, 2016 – Hour 2

+  Intro, News & Annie Mitchell

  • Description: Before today's news, Teresa checks in with Annie Mitchell to find out what we can look forward to on the "Son Rise Morning Show" next week.
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+  Hacksaw Ridge

  • Description: In theaters November 4th.
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    • Dr. Pia de Solenni
      Professor of Moral Theology , Augustine Institute

      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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+  Hacksaw Ridge

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+  Around the Table: Retelling the Story of the Eucharist through the Eyes of Jesus’ First Followers

  • Description: "In Around the Table, you will begin to better understand the mysteries of the Eucharist in a deeper way through the eyes of Thomas, who was with Jesus as he raised the widow’s son at Nain and Lazarus at Bethany. You will explore the Eucharist as a foretaste of heaven alongside Bartholomew in the upper room and the precious gift of forgiveness that the Eucharist brings with Matthew as he first meets Jesus at Capernaum. You will find courage to share the Good News in the powerful story of Mary Magdalene’s crushing sorrow and exuberant joy at the death and resurrection of Jesus."
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    • R. Scott Hurd

      R. Scott Hurd is a Catholic speaker and award-winning author who has more than twenty years’ experience in professional ministry. He serves as senior director for leadership formation with Catholic Charities USA.

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        • Around the Table: Retelling the Story of the Eucharist through the Eyes of Jesus’ First Followers
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+  Around the Table: Retelling the Story of the Eucharist through the Eyes of Jesus’ First Followers

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More2Life – October 27, 2016: When Feelings Attack!

  • Description: More 2 Life is a surprising radio program that brings the Theology of the Body teachings of John Paul II into the practical, everyday experience of life. Dr. Greg and Lisa will help you solve your problems with relevant, relatable and achievable tools and solutions straight from the genius of the Theology of the Body. It is the life you were meant to live! To make a telecounseling appointment with Dr. Greg or one of his associates, call 740-266-6461. To purchase Dr. Greg's books, please visit: http://www.exceptionalmarriages.com/shop/default.asp

+  Intro & Dr. Greg and Lisa take your calls

+  Dr. Greg & Lisa talk to their guest

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    • Bethany Meola
      Assistant Director in the USCCB Secretariat for Laity, Marriage, Family life and Youth , USCCB

      Bethany Meola is an MTS graduate of the John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family (Bioethics, 2010) and currently works as Assistant Director in the USCCB Secretariat for Laity, Marriage, Family life and Youth. She also manages the website www.foryourmarriage.org

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+  Dr. Greg & Lisa take your calls

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