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April 22, 2014 – Father John Acrea

Is Jesus the ultimate example of masculinity–a leader, father, warrior, lover, and miracle worker? Fr John will make that case for us on “The Quest for a Culture of Life in America”, Tuesday at NOON, ET. We need masculine men to establish a Cuture of Life in the home, parish community and country. Are you man enough to make difference?

Father John Acrea is a retired priest of the Diocese of Des Moines Iowa. During his “active duty” he was the Vocations Director for the Des Moines Diocese and a Spiritual Director for seminarians at St John Vianney College Seminary at the University of St Thomas in St Paul Minnesota.

He is in demand as a speaker at men’s conferences–like the recent “Man-UP” event in Des Moines.

The typical male probably does not think of Jesus as his image of manliness, or masculinity. Men are more likely to think of a great athlete, a combat veteran, a hero or someone who has overcome great diversity and challenges to be a success in business. And it is true that these men are exhibiting some of the characteristics of masculinity, but Fr John would say that each and every one of us can be (and many already are) men of exceptional masculinity.

Are priests and bishops and popes “masculine”? Is going to the seminary similar to joining the Marines?

Ladies, don’t go away. Fr John says women have these same characteristics, but manifest them in different ways.

February 1, 2011 – ‘The Heart of the Caregiver’

Mary Tutterow is the author of ‘The Heart of the Caregiver’, a bible study for family caregivers. In Chapter 3, God is Still Sovereign’, she explores the challenges family caregivers have with the faith journey in the midst of much difficulty. As the mother of a special needs child who also has medical needs, Mary speaks, and writes from scripture and her personal experience.

The Heart of the Caregiver Part 2

In this episode of A Caring Place, Warren Hebert talks again with Mary Tutterow the author of “The Heart of The Caregiver”. The Heart of The Caregiver is a bible study/book focusing on the needs and building up of caregivers.

The Heart of The Caregiver

In this episode of A Caring Place, Warren Hebert talks with Mary Tutterow the author of “The Heart of The Caregiver”. The Heart of The Caregiver is a bible study/book focusing on the needs and building up of caregivers.