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May 28, 2014 – Faith or Works or Both? – Fr. Jim Sullivan

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Christine Watkins interviews Fr. Jim Sullivan, a popular guest on the What Next God? show, who shares how the Bible tells us that faith is all you need, but . . . God also wants works, shedding light on the age-old Catholic/Protestant dilemma.

May 21, 2014 – Adoption, a beautiful choice–Colleen D.C Marquez

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Christine Watkins interviews Colleen D.C Marquez, an expert in adoption education, who shares the why and the ways to help the culture embrace adoption as a loving option – for those facing an unplanned pregnancy or infertility. See her book on adoption for those with infertility: www.giftforlittletree.com.

May 14, 2014 – How do we discern our vocation? –Seminarian Michael Liliedahl

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Christine Watkins interviews Michael Liliedahl, who e us on a tour of his personal calling in life, using the acronym G.O.D: looking at one’s Gifts, the comments of Others, and one’s innermost Desires. Michael, who was born in central Louisiana and raised in the wilds of Alaska, now finds himself studying with the goal of being a priest of Jesus Christ in service to the Archdiocese of San Francisco.

May 07, 2014 – Fr. John McDonald

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Christine Watkins interviews Fr. John McDonald, director of Catholic education at the Roman Catholic Diocese of Birmingham, president of John Carroll Catholic High School, and associate pastor at Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church–ie. busy! Fr. John speaks of the immeasurable value of the inner life and how to cultivate it in both adults and in the youth. In April of 2005, while Fr. John was still in the seminary, he was called upon to read the second reading during the funeral mass of Pope John Paul II. It was at this moment when the whole world heard his special South Alabama accent.

April 30, 2014 – Pregnant with a baby and aggressive cancer–Sue Wagner

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Christine Watkins interviews a remarkable disciple of Christ, a woman whose surrender to God, even when going through tremendous trials, has always led her into a natural discernment of God’s will and a sense of peace not of this earth.

April 23, 2014 – Tips and resources for raising Catholic kids in a crazy culture – Margaret Keady Kalb

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Christine Watkins interviews Margaret Keady Kalb, a woman with a whole bunch of children and a wonderful sense of humor, shares how we can help the youth walk in the light of the Lord through the twists and tunnels of today’s culture.

April 16, 2014 – The sacramental and unitive characteristics of the Church Christ can be found in the Bible – Fr. Jim Sullivan

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Christine Watkins continues her interview with popular speaker, author, and Biblical scholar, Fr. Jim Sullivan regarding aspects of how “Bible Christianity” is Catholic Christianity. The early Church, as it develops in the Bible, is actually very Catholic, explains Fr. Sullivan.

April 9, 2014 – Endow Groups for Women – Eileen Love

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Christine Watkins interviews Eileen Love, a writer and speaker, teacher and facilitator trainer at Endow (Educating on the Nature and Dignity of Women), an educational program of prayer and study for Catholic women. Eileen travels around the country speaking to groups about the “new feminism” of John Paul II and training women to lead their own Endow study groups, which are sweeping the nation. www.EndowGroups.org

April 02, 2014 – The Catholic Church is in the Bible – Fr. Jim Sullivan

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Christine Watkins interviews Fr. Jim Sullivan, popular speaker, author, and Biblical scholar, who with humor, great insight and fascinating Biblical facts, tells us how the Catholic Church and its hierarchical foundations are found in the Bible.

March 26, 2014 – If you’ve got it, don’t flaunt it – Brenda Sharman

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Christine Watkins interviews Brenda Sharman, who was crowned Miss Georgia USA and pursued a career in scantily-clad modeling. Over time and after a conversion to Catholicism, she realized that she was working in an oversexualized fashion industry and needed to do something about it. She has been featured on several television shows, radio shows, and magazines, and started Pure Fashion to help girls and young women regain their dignity in Christ.
www.brendasharman.com