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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. speaks with Heidi Bratton (www.heidibratton.com ) Catholic wife, mom of six, prolific author of faith filled parenting books, and fifteen (15) children’s books about being a writer in a family situation and tight time frame and her new book. Homegrown Faith: Nurturing Your Catholic Family is an insightful humorous book of weekly reflections that can be used as a personal assist or group discussion tool, about raising families filled with familiar situations and scriptures, to reveal unexpected sacramental riches even in chaotic hectic dilemmas published by Servant Books; St. Anthony Messenger Press (www.ServantBooks.org ) Link on to www.radiomaria.us to hear the program live and for the Encore airing Monday October 3 at 2:30 AM and 8:30 PM and pod cast on Radio Maria Francesca and Friends Program Archives . Music Break: God Has Made Us a Family. Francesca and Friends programs are available for your listening and personal or group study on the Radio Maria Archives of Francesca and Friends at www.radiomaria.us See the programming link on www.radiomaria.us for Encore times including Mondays at 2:00 AM and 8:30 PM. Radio Maria broadcasts in over 60 countries across the world and eleven radio stations in the USA in Louisiana, Texas, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Ohio, New York, and Illinois www.radiomaria.org
“Set Out Into the Deep!”
FRANCESCA FRANCHINA, MS Ed. speaks with Rosary Rally Founders Joe Beyerle and Bob O’Connor and organizer Don Coty about the Rosary held across the country and in our Archdiocese of Cincinnati in Dayton, OH on Sunday October 9th at The University of Dayton Arena; focusing on how the mission and vision of The Knights of Columbus meshes into outreach and Catholic social action for the New Evangelization promulgated by Blessed John Paul II and his directive (in the words of Jesus) to “Set Out Into the Deep.” Link on to www.radiomaria.us to hear the program live and for Francesca and Friends Program Archives .
WHAT IN THE WORLD IS GOING ON IN THE WORLDS OF WAR, PEACE, FORGIVENESS AND HEALING?
FRANCESCA FRANCHINA, MS Ed. speaks with Immaculee Ilibagiza, author, motivational speaker and the recipient of the 2007 Mahatma Gandhi Reconciliation and Peace Award about her experiences during the genocide in Rwanda, Africa; her books Left To Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust; Led by Faith:Rising From The Ashes of the Rwandan Genocide and Our Lady of Kibeho: Mary Speaks to The World from The Heart of Africa and the upcoming Freedom & Healing Through Forgiveness” Conference featuring Immaculee to be held Saturday October 15, 2011 in St. Leon, IN. (812-623-8007) hosted by Fr. Gregory Bramlage and the Word of God Prayer Ministry an outreach of Missionaries of the New Evangelization. www.healingthroughthepowerofjesuschrist.org Link on to www.radiomaria.us to hear the program live and for Francesca and Friends Program Archives .
FRANCESCA FRANCHINA, MS Ed. speaks with Kate Wicker, mom, author and health advocate about replacing what the media teaches us about how we should view our bodies with what God teaches us, raising healthy happy daughters relating to body image, eating disorders; temperance/food and more. Kate is a Catholic wife, mother of four, and author. When she’s not eradicating her home of hazardous waste, Kate serves as a senior writer and health columnist for Faith & Family magazine. She has written for numerous regional and national media, including Atlanta Parent, Catholic Exchange, CatholicMom.com, Catholic News Agency, Children’s Ministry Magazine, Crisis Magazine, Family Fun, Fathers For Good, Pregnancy, Pittsburgh Parent, and Woman’s Day. In addition, Kate is a regular voice on the Faith & Family LIVE! podcast.To learn more, please visit her web site at KateWicker.com.
Francesca Franchina talks with Dr.Scott Hahn, Catholic Scholar and Apologist, Professor at the Franciscan University of Steubenville, Founder/Director of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology; internationally known speaker, prolific writer, media personality; family man, conversion to Catholicism, and his speaking dates around the world including the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and Dayton Ohio September 7/8 in honor or Our Lady’s Birthday. See his web site for upcoming events: www.scotthahn.com
Francesca Franchina speaks with Tim Bete, Communications Director for St. Mary’s Development Corporation in Dayton, OH, about their Housing Projects, Homes For Our Troops The effect and results of the earlier competition focusing on Thankful Homes; The opportunity to help people find suitable housing in times of need and waning health including SMDC Residential Services, Independent Living Apartments and Homes for Families; Senior Housing Health Care Services and Homeownership Assistance and Training Programs; and The Home Ownership Center. www.stmarydevelopment.org
Francesca Franchina, MS Ed. talks with John Wright of Springfield,OH about his motivational, inspirational approach to life and ministry and his new Radio Maria Program “BE YOUR BEST!” to air on Wednesdays starting Wednesday May 4 on Radio Maria. John is the owner of W Productions Signs and Graphics in Springfield and is a writer, speaker, trainer and adviser to businesses, organizations, churches and schools. An accomplished musician, John is a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus , has recovered from a life threatening condition, is a volunteer for Hospice, Board Member of the Dayton Blues Society and a member of St. Bernard Parish.
Francesca Franchina, MS Ed. talks with Susan V. Vogt, about her new book PARENTING YOUR ADULT CHILD (Keeping Your Faith and Your Sanity) and Susan’s ongoing ministry with the worldwide Marianist Family. Susan is an award-winning freelance writer and speaker on marriage, parenting and spirituality. A prolific writer Susan has also been a professional Catholic family minister for over thirty years, having served as an adviser to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishop’s Committee on Marriage and Family and serves on the International Team representing The Lay Marianist Family in North America, Asia, Australia and Ireland. She lives in Covington, KY with her husband Jim and they parent four adult children. See the programming link on www.radiomaria.us for encore times including Mondays at 2:00 AM and 8:30 PM. (Past programs are archived on the website under Programs)