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Food for the Journey – May 23, 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.

Catholic Connection – May 23, 2016 – Hour 1

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Beware of ‘trans movement’ as patriarchy in disguise

  • Description: "Until lately, if someone had mentioned patriarchy in the developed world, I would’ve thought we were about to embark on a somewhat archaic conversation. But recent events, crystallized by Target’s decision to open its sex-differentiated bathrooms and fitting rooms to the personal narrative of its customers, have me thinking that patriarchy is alive and well." (Originally aired May 17, 2016)
  • 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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Why Be Catholic?

  • Description: Suburban rock n’ roll gangster turned Jesus freak and gun toting chaplin, James Steelman, finds himself on his most peculiar and unplanned journey to date: into the Catholic Church. Come see and hear what miracles God does in the life of the most unlikely and “least of these." Wednesday May 25th at 7pm at St. Michael's School Cafeteria in Livonia, MI. (Originally aired May 18, 2016)
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Find a Real Friend in Jesus: Ten Amazingly Easy Steps

  • Description: "Are you ready to invite Jesus more deeply into your life? If your answer is “Yes,” Find a Real Friend in Jesus will direct you on the greatest adventure of your life. In Zimak’s new book, you’ll explore lives in the Bible that were changed forever because of encounters with Jesus and discover ten amazingly easy steps that will help draw you closer to the Lord. After all, Jesus wants to be your best friend even more than you do. So while these steps require some effort on your part, you can rest assured that Jesus is ready and willing to hold up His end of the deal!" (Originally aired May 10, 2016)
  • Segment Guests:
    • Gary Zimak

      Gary is a frequent speaker at parishes and conferences across the United States and Canada, has an international radio following and is recognized as the leading Catholic speaker on the topic of overcoming anxiety. In addition to hosting his own daily radio show on BlogTalkRadio, Gary hosts a monthly program on Holy Spirit Radio in Philadelphia and is a regular guest on EWTN television and radio.

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Find a Real Friend in Jesus: Ten Amazingly Easy Steps

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Catholic Connection – May 23, 2016 – Hour 2

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Intro

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Confronting the Public Health Crisis of Pornography

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Confronting the Public Health Crisis of Pornography

  • Description: Bishop Paul Loverde continued

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Confronting the Public Health Crisis of Pornography

  • Description: Bishop Paul Loverde continued

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Conclusion

  • Description: Teresa wraps up this hour of "Catholic Connection."

More2Life – May 23, 2016(encore presentation from May 6, 2015): Embracing Change

  • 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

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Intro & Dr. Greg and Lisa take your calls

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Dr. Greg & Lisa talk with their guest

  • Segment Guests:
    • Fr. Thomas Loya , Tabor Life Institute

      Fr. Thomas J Loya, is currently the pastor of Annunciation of the Mother of God Byzantine Catholic Parish in Homer Glen, IL. He is also the host of two radio programs; “Light of the East” which can be heard in more than 60 cities across the United Staes on several Catholic radio networks including EWTN Radio as well as “A Body of Truth” which is broadcast on an Internet Radio Site – catholicradiointernational.com. Before entering the seminary Fr. Loya earned a degree from the Cleveland Institute of Art and pursued a career in commercial art and design. He later completed his studies for the priesthood in both Pennsylvannia and Rome where he attended the North American College earning an STB from the Angelicum University. During his time in Rome, Fr. Loya was first exposed to Pope John Paul II’s monumental teaching on the human person when he attended his weekly audiences about The Theology of the Body. Fr. Loya was ordained in 1982 and later added to his Bachelor of Fine Arts by earning a Masters in Counseling and Human Services in 1993. Fr. Loya has served the Church in youth and young adult ministry as well as an artist and design consultant. He has directed many retreats and has been a guest speaker at several conventions including World Youth Day 2002. Using his backround in art, counseling, and Eastern Catholic spirituality, Fr. Loya brings the principles of The Theology of the Body deep into the lived experience of every aspect of human sexuality.

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        • Tabor Life institute - The Tabor Life Institute is dedicated to the sacramental-liturgical worldview of the human person and of the entire created order. This is a worldview which in fact holds the answer to all of life’s questions precisely because it is the most honest and fully integrated vision of reality. The sacramental-liturgical worldview, therefore, has an immense capacity to liberate and to transform people’s lives, at times even instantly. Pope John Paul II’s theology of the body is the principle delivery system for this sacramental, liturgical worldview. Along with the teachings of Pope John Paul II, the Tabor Life institute incorporates the sum total of the spiritual wisdom of the Church both east and west, irrefutable science, personal testimonies, and common sense in presentations that are fully integrated and comprehensive. The Tabor Life Institute presenters come from both the Roman Catholic and Eastern Catholic spiritual and liturgical traditions. This greatly contributes to Tabor’s special capacity for fully integrated presentations of the sacramental-liturgical worldview. The Tabor Life Institute specializes in compassionately yet forthrightly bringing honesty, clarity and perspective to the most controversial and delicate issues related to the entire experience of human sexuality. Therefore, youth, disenfranchised Christians and non-believers are a particular concern and focus of our work. The Tabor Life Institute was founded in 2003 by Catherine Baranko who serves as its current President. We are also members of TOBIA, (Theology of the Body International Alliance.) (http://www.taborlife.org)

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Dr. Greg & Lisa take your calls

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Christ is the Answer – May 23, 2016: Sacraments #6 - Eucharist

  • Program #: 868
  • 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.

Notes From Above – May 22, 2016

  • Description: Bright, breezy, music-filled show that explores the intersection of music and faith with a wide variety of expert and celebrity guests.

Putting on the Mind of Christ – May 22, 2016

  • Description: Anthology series featuring presentations recorded live, plus classics from the Ave Maria Radio archives.