Archive for June, 2012

June 28, 2012 – Rod Bennett

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 Four Witnesses – The Early Church In Her Own Words

Ken talks with Rod Bennett about his book; Four Witnesses – The Early Church In Her Own Words (published by Ignatius Press) What was the early Church like? Rod shows that there is a reliable way to know – the writings of the Early Church Fathers.  The four Early Fathers in Rod’s book actually knew the Apostles, and their writings survive to this day.  What you will find in the pages of his book is a window into the earliest days of a Church that was very Catholic! His book is available at http://www.ignatius.com/Products/FWEC-P/four-witnesses.aspx

June 21, 2012 – Michael D. O’Brien

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Ken talks with Canadian author/painter Michael D. O’Brien about his two latest novels, The Father’s Tale and Theophilos (both published by Ignatius Press) Kevin is the CEO of the Coming Home Network International.  The Father’s Tale is the epic tale of a father who travels to the end of the earth to save his son.  St Luke addresses his gospel and Acts to a mysterious “Theophilos.” Who is Theophilos?  Scripture scholars don’t know, but Michael O’Brien creates a fictional account of this mystery man. Visit Michael’s website www.studiobrien.com to see examples of his artwork along with a variety of information about his books.  His books are available at www.ignatius.com

June 14, 2012 – Kevin Lowry

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 Faith at Work – Finding Purpose Beyond the Paycheck

Ken talks with Kevin Lowry about his book; Faith at Work – Finding Purpose Beyond the Paycheck (published by Our Sunday Visitor) Kevin is the CEO of the Coming Home Network International.  How do your motivations, actions, and example at work differ from your motivations, actions, and example at Church? Explore the benefits of applying the basic tenets of faith — teamwork, perseverance, trust, and goodwill. An inspiring exploration of this common and continuous struggle of finding our balance of faith and work. Kevin blogs at http://gratefulconvert.com/  His book is available at https://catalog.osv.com/Catalog.aspx?SimpleDisplay=true&ProductCode=T1178

June 7, 2012 – Msgr. Stephen Rossetti

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Ken talks with Msgr. Stephen Rossetti about his book, Why Priests are Happy – A Study of the Psychological and Spiritual Health of Priests (published by Ave Maria Press) This book presents evidence that is counter to common opinions.  Msgr. Rossetti’s ground breaking work shows that priests are some of the happiest, most fulfilled men in our society.  His book is filled with great news about the satisfaction and joy of men in the priesthood.  This book and its information need to be given the widest distribution to encourage vocations. His book is available at https://www.avemariapress.com/product/1-59471-274-3/Why-Priests-Are-Happy/