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Christ is the Answer – February 5, 2016: Sacraments #6 - Eucharist

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  • Description: Instruction on the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other topics critical to those seeking answers to life's greatest questions..
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  • Series Details: This program is part 6 of a 8-part series titled Sacraments.

Kresta in the Afternoon – February 4, 2016 – Hour 1

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My Life as a Disney Animator

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  • Description: Mark Henn is a Disney animator who has worked on such classic films as Aladdin, the Lion King and Enchanted. His work has largely focused on heroines and he has supervised the animation of Princess Jasmine, Mulan and other lead characters. He joins us to discuss his faith and his work at Disney.
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    • Mark Henn
      Mark Henn is a Disney animator whose contributions to animation have included several Disney leading characters, including Princess Jasmine in Aladdin and Young Simba in The Lion King. He focuses on animation of heroines, including Mulan and Princess Tiana in the Princess and the Frog. Mark has been nominated for an Annie Award four times for his accomplishments in animation.

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Answering the Call to Evangelize

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  • Description: The Fellowship of Catholic University Students is leading the way in the New Evangelization on campus. Thousands of college students have been reached for Christ, with more new lives impacted every day. We’ll hear more about the ministry from Curtis Martin.
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    • Curtis Martin
      Curtis Martin is the Founder and CEO of Fellowship of Catholic University Students, or FOCUS. HE was appointed as a Consulter to the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization by Pope Benedict XVI and is the author of the bestselling book Made for More. Curtis also co-hosts Crossing the Goal on EWTN.
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Divine Mercy and Catholic Psychology

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  • Description: The Institute for the Psychological Services is launching a new School of Counseling and is changing its official name to Divine Mercy University. The school will prepare students to go out into the world and bring hope and healing through knowledge of psychology, counseling and an authentic vision of the human person. Fr. Charles Sikorsky will tell us about it.
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    • Fr. Charles Sikorsky
      Fr Charles Sikorsky is the President of the Institute for Psychological Services, which is now called Divine Mercy University. He obtained his licentiate in canon law at the Pontifical Gregorian University.
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Kresta in the Afternoon – February 4, 2016 – Hour 2

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Stem Cell Therapy: The Catholic Impact

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  • Description: Stem Cell Therapy is one of the most controversial and misunderstood issues in modern bioethics. Dr. Theresa Deisher is a leading researcher in adult stem cell therapy and was the first person to discover adult cardiac derived stem cells. She joins us today with an in-depth Catholic look at stem cell therapy.
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    • Dr. Theresa Deisher
      Dr. Theresa Deisher is the President of Sound Choice. Her career has focused on discovering new therapies for grievous human illnesses. She has spent more than 19 years in commercial biotechnology, is an inventor on 23 issued US patents, discovered adult cardiac derived stem cells and is a champion of adult stem cell research.
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From Success to Significance: Making the Most of your Second Half

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  • Description: The life expectancy of previous generations was only about 50 years. Modern medicine has dramatically changed life expectancies, and we now have “Two Lifetimes.” Life I occurs before halftime, and Life II occurs after. How can you make the most of your “Second Half,” which was unavailable to our predecessors? We’ll sit down with Lloyd Reeb to discuss how we can do the “good works God prepared in advance for us to do.”
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    • Lloyd Reeb
      Lloyd Reeb is the primary spokesperson for the Halftime Institute and the author of From Success to Significance: When the Pursuit of Success Isn’t Enough.
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A Look at the State of the Church

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  • Description: Anne Hendershott is with us to take a look at current triumphs and challenges facing the Church.
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    • Anne Hendershott
      Anne Hendershott is a Professor of Sociology at Franciscan University, where she directs the Veritas Center for Ethics in Public Life. She’s the author of several books, including “Status Envy: The Politics of Catholic Higher Education.”
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Christian Classics – February 4, 2016

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

Food for the Journey – February 4, 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.

Fire on the Earth – February 4, 2016

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

The Doctor Is In – February 4, 2016

  • Description: Dr. Ray Guarendi takes your calls!

Catholic Connection – February 4, 2016 – Hour 1

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Intro and News

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Teresa's Two Cents

  • Description: Teresa shares the 1st reading from today at Mass and shares Pope Francis' homily.

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Planning Event for David Daleiden in Michigan in April

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    • Dr. Monica Miller

      Dr. Monica Miller is the Director of Citizens for a Pro-life Society — an activist pro-life group that she founded in 1986. She is also an Associate Professor of Sacred Theology at Madonna University. Dr. Miller is a nationally known pro-life leader and a pioneer of the pro-life rescue movement. She is a veteran sidewalk counselor and has organized hundreds of pro-life pickets, rallies, demonstrations and conferences.

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Planning Event for David Daleiden in Michigan in April

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Catholic Connection – February 4, 2016 – Hour 2

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Intro and News

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Minnesota Women's Conference - February 2016

  • Description: Event details at the link below.
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    • Kelly Wahlquist

      Kelly Wahlquist has a B.S. in biology with an emphasis on genetics from St. Mary’s University and a B.A. in nursing from the College of St. Catherine. She left her nursing career to work full-time with Jeff Cavins in 2005. For five years, Kelly was the director of community relations for The Great Adventure Catholic Bible Study, and she is the program manager for the Archbishop Harry J. Flynn Catechetical Institute, serving the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Minnesota Women's Conference - February 2016

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Protecting Therapy Freedom in Virginia

  • Description: The Virginia General Assembly is once again considering a bill that would ban Sexual Orientation Change Efforts (SOCE) therapy for minors who are struggling with unwanted same-sex attractions and gender identity confusion. Similar bills in Virginia have previously been defeated or died before they were voted upon. Christopher Doyle tells us what is going on now.
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    • Christopher Doyle

      Christopher is a licensed clinical professional counselor, and counsels men and women with sexual orientation issues, as well as the parents and families of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and children with unwanted same-sex attractions (LGBTQU) in the Washington, DC area. He also offers telephone and online consultations/coaching to individuals and families struggling with sexual orientation issues worldwide.

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Protecting Therapy Freedom in Virginia

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