Renzo Mzzotti on March 22, 2017We are happy to announce the return of two former hosts to Radio Maria – Dr. Rick Sarkisian and Michael Wick. Many of you may remember their program, Living on Purpose. We are pleased to be bringing this excellent program back to the airwaves.
Host, Dr. Rick Sarkisian, was born and raised in Fresno, California. He is the founder and president of Valley Rehabilitation Services, Inc., specializing in vocational and career guidance since 1976. He earned his BS and MBA in Business Administration from California State University-Fresno, and his MA and Ph.D. in Education from the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Rick is the author of LifeWork: Finding Your Purpose in Life; The Mission of the Catholic Family; The Real St. Joseph and the Tools for Real Manhood in the Home, the Church and the World. He has produced a number of Catholic videos, and writes for various Catholic publications, including Religious Life, Lay Witness, Guardian of the Redeemer, and Vocations and Prayer magazine.
He has been active in Catholic scouting, and works closely with the Oblates of St. Joseph, California Province, promoting devotion to St. Joseph, as well as the Institute of Religious Life, in helping to form a culture of vocations. He and his wife, Cheryl, have five children.
Returning co-host, Michael D. Wick, is the executive director of the Institute on Religious Life, located in Chicago, Illinois. Mike is married and the father of four children. He has a Master of Arts degree in Pastoral Studies (MAPS) and is completing a Doctorate of Ministry degree from the University of St. Mary of the Lake – Mundelein Seminary. Mike is an author of several books, including Powerful Channel of Divine Grace:Meditations on the Most Holy Rosary from the Writings of Servant of God Rev. John A. Hardon, S.J., and Lord of the Harvest:Vocation Prayers of Pope John Paul II. Mike is also involved with the Knights of Columbus, Militia of the Immaculata Movement (National Vice President/Past Board Member), and Catholic Knights/Catholic Financial Life, St. Peter’s Parish, Volo, Illinois.
We invite you to tune in at 10:00 a.m. Central/11:00 a.m. Eastern, every Saturday, beginning on April 15, 2017, for Living on Purpose. You will truly enjoy the lively, uplifting and informative dialogue between Dr. Rick and Mike.