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Francesca Franchina, MS Ed. talks with listeners about “Listening to The Heart of Jesus and Consoling the Heart of Jesus” from Sr. Josefa Menendez and the writings dictated by Jesus in THE WAY OF DIVINE LOVE as a preparation for Lenten reading, personal spiritual growth and transformation. Francesca’s Recipe Today: PASTA BOLOGNESE Francesca Franchina, MS Ed stirs up good things in the 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 stories, with her friends, down to earth conversation about doing worthwhile things; easy ways to cook and bake through sharing her family’s favorite Italian recipes from Termini Imerese, Sicilia.
Francesca Franchina, MS Ed. talks with Dr. Doug Schoeninger, Ph.D, Past President of The International Association of Christian Therapists (www.actheals.org) about the mission and goals of ACT, the 2012 f International ACT Conference in October,focusing on the theme “Listening With the Heart of Jesus;” the difference between hearing and listening, highlighting the dangers of certain kinds of music contributing to the increased rate of teen suicide, offering suggestions for developing presence in listening, increasing listening skills and how to help alleviate personal stress and stress in others and more. Dr. Schoeninger will guest with Francesca on T5H on the last Tuesday of each month focusing on various topics of human development, and the physical, mental,spiritual and emotional facets of healing the whole person in the Christian tradition. Francesca’s Recipe Today: Italian Stuffed Peppers
Francesca Franchina, MS Ed. talks Mary Pyper, President of Radio Maria USA and other returning Daytonians who participated in THE 2012 MARCH FOR LIFE ON WASHINGTON to fight Abortion and bring attention to all Life Issues. This program will be archived on www.radiomaria.us for your personal use and use at group meetings and prayer gatherings.
Francesca Franchina, MS Ed. talks about The Year of Faith announced by Pope Benedict XVI to begin October 2012 to run through The Feast of Christ the King November, 2013 and the very relevant young people’s magazine “Love One Another” (Issue #12) highlighting the opinion and findings of Italian psychiatrist Dr. Morabito on the dangers of certain kinds of music contributing to the increased rate of teen suicides; World Youth Day and Life Issues. This program will be archived on www.radiomaria.us for your personal use and use at group meetings and prayer gatherings.
Francesca’s Favorite Recipe For Today: Italian Skillet Chicken
Today Francesca shares information on the New Year, designated as the Year of Faith, Personal and World Change, the New Evangelization, and Baptism of the Holy Spirit from the writings of Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, OFM, Cap the Papal Household Preacher. From her kitchen she relates the history and her recipe for cannoli from her favorite family recipes hailing from Termini- Imerese, Sicilia.
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.
Francesca Franchina MS Ed. talks with Dr. Doug Schoeniniger, Ph.D. Psychotherapist, Past President of The Association of Christian Therapists (www.actheals.org) 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 www.radiomaria.us and www.actheals.org . 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.
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.
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