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Sacred Treasures is a weekly interview program on Radio Maria hosted by Kathie Duggan. Each week, Kathie interviews Catholics from around the world and all walks of life about their faith journey and work in building the Kingdom of God. Be sure to tune in each Monday at 3pm EST / 2pm CST for this live show.
Popular author of best-selling novels, iconographer, and painter, Michael O’Brien, discusses his recent book, “Voyage to Alpha Centauri”. The story is set eighty years in the future, which is “chilling in its plausibility” and spiritually thought-provoking.
Dr. John Cuddeback of Virginia discusses rhythms of nature, cultivating Christian home life, and education.
POPIELUSZKO, FREEDOM IS WITHIN US, is the true story on DVD of a modern martyr, Fr. Jerzy Popieluszko, as told by Tony Ryan, director of sales at Ignatius Press.
Monica Fitzgibbons, co-founder of De Montfort Music, discusses the newly released CD, LENT AT EPHESUS, sung by the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles.
Dr. Joseph Swain, Associate Professor of Music at Colgate University, talks of his recent book “Sacred Treasure: Understanding Catholic Liturgical Music”.
Living the faith through television, radio, and the Church, Deacon Tom Mahoney talks of his blessings in sharing his talents.
Father Matthew Habiger, a university professor with a doctorate in moral theology, is a frequent TV and radio lecturer. His topic today is ”God’s Plans for Marriage”.
Sister Kateri Tekakwitha talks of the plans for Native American Catholics through her work with a nonprofit religious organization.
Public speaker, book author, and mother of ten children, Patti Armstrong, discusses stories of family life in her new book, “Big Hearted”.
Jordan Allott, founder and Executive Producer for In Altum Productions, has produced and distributed documentaries, including his recent project on the Plight of the Christians in the Middle East. His work has been featured globally by media outlets.
The founder of Walk For Life West Coast, Eva Muntean, talks of her goal for 2014: to give a vocal and visual message that the people of the West Coast stand for life.
Grace Dulaney, founder of Agnus Dei Foundation/Lamb of God Ranch talks of her life and adoption process which enabled her to work with birth mothers that are choosing or discerning adoption for their children.
The movie “Gimme Shelter” is a true story about the life of Kathy DiFiore and a homeless pregnant mother whom she helps in one of the Several Sources Shelters she founded.
Brother Bachmann discusses the beautiful music from the CD, “Ecce Fiat, The Annunciation” by the Monastic Choir of Our Lady of Clear Creek Abbey. He also speaks of his life in the monastery built in the ancient traditional style of monasticism.
In the second part of the program, Kathie Duggan talks about Kathy DiFiore, the founder of Several Sources Shelter, whose story is portrayed in the upcoming film, “Gimme Shelter”.
Catholic ecology and the spirit of good stewardship, while offering all things back to God the Creator, is the theme of Dr. Matthew Cuddeback’s talk as a Professor of Philosophy at Providence College in Rhode Island.
Fr. Steven Wilson, CSrR talks of his work in Mississippi as a Redemptorist pastor, as well as his work in other parts of the world.
Fr. Anthony Ruff, OSB, is a talented musician with a doctorate in liturgy and Professor of Theology. He will be talking about a CD he produced of the Gregorian Chant Schola of St. John Abbey and University, “Singing with Mary and the Saints”, and his work for the Church.
Third place winner of the Immaculate Conception Sweepstakes, Walter Wysocki, will talk of his journey as a Catholic businessman in Wisconsin, working with wood and the bison industry.