Francesca Franchina, MS Ed. talks with Pam Long, Regional Director of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Catholic Social Action Office, Dayton, OH about her ADVENTURESOME trip to Africa this past summer, visiting artisans who design and make the unique handmade, holiday gifts of jewelry, clothing, home décor items, toys, ornaments and farmers who raise the coffee, chocolate from more than twenty five developing countries for The Fair Trade Sale held at Bergamo/Mount St. John; 4400 Shakertown Rd.; Beavercreek, OH, 45430 on Saturday, December 3, 2011 from 9:00 AM 4:00 PM. Local area residents from these developing countries provide entertainment throughout the day. All products are sourced from a nonprofit, 100% fair trade organization to ensure the artisans and farmers are treated with dignity and respect. Do your Christmas shopping and help support the Fair Trade artisans and farmers! Encore airing Monday December 5, 2011 at 2:30 AM and 8:30 PM and pod cast on Radio Maria.
Archive for November, 2011
FRANCESCA FRANCHINA, MS Ed. talks with author Roy Schoeman, son of German Jewish Holocaust refugees about growing up in New York in a traditional Jewish family, studying Judaism under some of the most prominent Jewish rabbis in contemporary American Jewry; and how through a series of dramatic conversion experiences he came to embrace the Catholic faith “enthusiastically.” Roy speaks to “What we know about the Jewish people from the Catechism and Scripture regarding the Second Coming and why he wrote his books: Salvation Is From the Jews and HONEY FROM THE ROCK; Sixteen Jews Find the Sweetness of Christ. (www.salvationisfromthejews.com).
FRANCESCA FRANCHINA, MS Ed. talks with Sr. Celia Chua, MIC, STD of Montreal, Canada and Visiting Professor/ Faculty Member of the Pontifical International Marian Research Institute at the University of Dayton Marian Library about the Second Asia Oceania Mariological Conference, Mary and the New Evangelization: Perspectives for An Integral Human Development held September 8-12, 2011 in the Philippines at Liba, the site of the Marian Apparition Shrine of Our Lady of Grace in preparation for the 2012 Synod of Bishops to be held in Rome. Sr. Celia will discuss her presentation Mary, Woman of Gratuitousness for an Integral Human Development and the elements and challenges presented by Mary and The New Evangelization, and the connectors discussed in the conference that have a meaning for all of us.
FRANCESCA FRANCHINA, MS Ed. talks with artist/ sculptress Yolanda Bello of Council Bluffs, Iowa and Mary Popp of Dayton, Ohio, founder of Sporch, focusing on the world of art and artists; liturgical and church art; the climate that sets the tone for appreciating inspired Catholic art propelling artists into the realm of evangelization and discipleship. How can parents, grandparents, teachers and artists make a difference in the lives of their young and their own lives, through the liturgical feasts and seasons of the Church and the art that accompanies them or should accompany them? What Christian art can do in their homes, schools, offices and the marketplace. Tune in; find out and share your art experiences, stories and tried and true ideas about art and sacramentals.