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March 25, 2014 – Kevin McCarthy

Kevin McCarthy will be our Guest on “The Quest for a Culture of Life in America” on Tuesday the 25th. Kevin was our Guest on January 7th speaking about Our Lady of America, the Immaculate Virgin. That talk is archived at radiomaria.us. The Federal Court trial he spoke of back then is finished with a very favorable outcome that still awaits some final statements by Judge William Lawrence.

Kevin is a secular lawyer and canon lawyer with a Licentiate in Sacred Theology from the Angelicum in Rome. He will be speaking with us on Tuesday at Noon ET about the Annunciation and Incarnation of Jesus–the most awesome event in human history. The Annunciation event is not given much attention in the USA, but is a Holyday of Obligation in some countries.

Whenever we say the Hail Mary, and as part of the Angelus, we repeat the words of the Angel Gabriel’s Announcement to Mary that she would bear the Savior in her womb. Did she realize then that she would nurse Him as an infant/toddler, and then nurture and accompany Him through the 33 years of His earthly life? She was Jesus’ most faithful disciple, even with Him at his cruel death on a cross, and burial. She surely understood that her
Son would rise from the dead on the third day. I wonder if she was waiting at the tomb with new garments and some food. Scripture does not say.

Please join us in celebrating the Annunciation and Incarnation of Jesus, at your local parish and on Radio Maria’s “The Quest for a culture of Life in America”. If you are near Dayton, meet us at St Anthony Church or Emmanuel Church–see the accompanying flier.

December 16, 2013 – Incarnation and Carmelite

In our busy preparations for Christmas, even our spiritual preparations, we can sometimes forget the most significant theological aspect of Christ’s birth, the Incarnation of God into our human lives. During this conversation Frances and Mark discuss some interesting historical facts regarding the use of the term ‘Incarnation’ in the history of the Carmelite Order. They then go on to speak about an interesting phrase in a Prayer by Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity, which she wrote to the Trinity. In that well know prayer she asks: “Consuming Fire! Spirit of Love! Descend within me and reproduce in me, as it were, another incarnation of the Word that I may be to Him another humanity wherein He may renew His mystery.” This is a prayer very rich in meaning, especially as each of us is called to become another Christ and to Incarnate His life into our own. In this pre-Christmas conversation, Mark and Frances discuss how we can work to prepare ourselves to receive this ‘Incarnation’ in our own souls.

June 20, 2013 – Joseph Pearce

Ken talks with his guest Joseph Pearce about three of his most recent books: Candles in the Dark – The Authorized Biography of Fr. Richard Ho Lung and the Missionaries of the Poor (St Benedict Press), Shakespeare on Love- Seeing the Catholic Presence in Romeo and Juliet (Ignatius Press), and Bilbo’s Journey- Discovering the Hidden Meaning of the Hobbit (St Benedict Press). The Fr Ho Lung and Bilbo’s Journey books are available at St Benedict Press www.saintbenedictpress.com Shakespeare on Love is available at Ignatius Press www.ignatius.com

LIVING IN LOVE AND HEALING IN THE HEART OF JESUS – March 6, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI calls the laity to have occasions of healing which are centered on the Word of God to heal our lives: “Scripture contains countless pages that speak of the healing which God brings.”  Verbum Domini (Word of The Lord) December, 2010.
 
HASTEN  TO MY HEART….LIVING IN LOVE AND HEALING IN THE HEART OF JESUS  with  Francesca Franchina, MS Ed. Francesca   talks  about Sr.  Josefa  Menendez; Consoling the Heart of  Jesus (The Way of  Divine Love); St. Margaret Mary: The Sacred  Heart   and Our Lady of the Sacred  Heart and Praying for The  Poor Souls in  Purgatory. Lenten  practices, sacrifice, prayer, fasting, almsgiving: What  are you doing to remember and  share in the  Passion of Jesus?   Francesca shares her recipes for heart healthy Lenten dishes. Meatless Veggie Dish:Lendicce (Lentils Sicilian Style, over pasta or rice  or  with Spinach as  a vegetable dish or hot soup.)