Archive for November, 2011

Nick Cardilino – November 29, 2011

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Francesca Franchina MS Ed. talks with  Nick Cardilino:Liturgical , Conference and UPBEAT Musician, Husband and Dad about composing music, his work with the National Catholic Youth Conference and the University of Dayton Campus Ministry; The theme song he composed for NCYC “Called to Glory;”  Nick’s new Christmas CD; his new Communion song “Hungry and Thirsty;”  recordings; the New Roman Missal implementation and  the theme of HOPE, resonating with him this year! Francesca shares her  YUMMY recipe for fast EZ Stuffed Pizza Sandwiches. Send a SASE  for recipes and share your ideas, recipes and questions:  Francesca Franchina;  P.O. Box 3238; Dayton, OH 45401-3238.


ACT International Conference – November 22, 2011

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Francesca Franchina MS Ed. talks with Dr. Doug Schoeniniger, Ph.D. Psychotherapist, Past President of The Association of Christian Therapists ( about the 2011 ACT International Conference held in Philadelphia, PA regarding the keynote speakers, topics of the conference, and his workshops on research being done regarding the effects of prayer and changes in the brain due to prayer, and “The Native American and William Penn Covenant.” Also discussed: Benefits and resources of ACT Membership, School and Curriculum; ACT SEW Groups, and how prayer and ecumenism is integrated personally and communally within ACT, various denominations and healthcare disciplines, through sharing The Word of God, and It’s Proclamation, His Love and Healing With The Heart of Jesus. This program will be archived on and . Francesca and Dr. Schoeninger share family Thanksgiving traditions/foods and Francesca shares her recipe for traditional celery/onion dressing and Frito Misto… Italian Fried Broccoli and Cauliflower. Write for recipes and share your ideas, recipes and questions. Through the Tummy to the Heart: P.O, Box 3238; Dayton, OH.


Fr. Dan Wilder – November 15, 2011

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 Francesca Franchina MS Ed. talks with  Fr. Dan Wilder full time missionary priest from  Peoria, IL about the New Evangelization, promoting the reading and acting upon the Word of God, Praying with Expectant Faith and Baptism in the Holy  Spirit and the many highlights of the recent healing and prayer mission to Venezuela and Kenya with Fr. Gregory Bramlage and team members, sharing God’s love with brothers and sisters  through  proclamation of the Word-Repentance, Renunciation of Evil, Forgiveness and surrendering to the Father’s Will.


The Necessity of Solitude – November 8, 2011

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Francesca Franchina MS Ed. talks with listeners about retreats and the necessity of solitude and silence in every day life and how you can help yourself to a quiet day of reflection and recollection in a familiar surrounding,  by making time to spend it with Jesus and Our Lady depending on what you are being drawn to in meditation your prayer life and  the books you are reading.   Specifically, Consoling the Heart of Jesus; A Do It Yourself Retreat, inspired by the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius written by Fr. Michael E. Gaitley, MIC, Director of the Association of The A (Marian Press; Stockbridge, MA  (Marian Helpers Center, Stockbridge, MA 01263


All Saints Day – November 1, 2011

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Francesca  Franchina, MS Ed. talks with  listeners about their favorite saints, All Saints Day and All Souls Day, commemorating our  patrons and deceased  and what we can do to improve our prayer lives that influences how we live our day to day lives. What constitutes a Christ centered life, home in the Catholic tradition focusing on prayer, attitudes, sacramentals, and  virtue.  Call in, share your views, ideas, concerns. Open Mic on Family, Faith and Foods…

SHARING FAITH AND FOODS: Francesca’s  recipe of the week:   Pasta fagioli featuring black eyed peas…. This is a quick, deliciously filling, inexpensive, and EZ Mediterraneandown home” dinner. Through the Tummy to the Heart Archivesfor past programs on . Send a SASE to Francesca; P O Box 3238, Dayton, OH 45401 for  the St. Michael The Archangel and Precious Blood of Jesus Novena and Prayer and  name/s of sought recipe/s.  Francesca Franchina stirs up good things in her kitchen sharing faith, inviting others to partake in the goodness of the Lord and sharing recipes for living  life’s lessons as given to us in the Word of God and promulgated by Good Pope John Paul II in The New Evangelization.   “Taste and See the Goodness of the Lord ” in Francesca’s kitchen as she shares everyday  down to earth conversation about sharing faith, easy ways to evangelization and her family’s favorite  Italian  recipes from Termini Imerese, Sicilia