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A New Program with Lisa Hendey to Start Monday Feb 9

lisa hendeyWe are proud to introduce the newest member of our Radio Maria family of inspiring presenters, Lisa M. Hendey. Lisa is the founder and editor of CatholicMom.com, and bestselling author of The Grace of Yes. Lisa is multi-talented, having produced and hosted multiple programs on KNXT Catholic Television out of the Diocese of Fresno, California, and appeared on EWTN and Catholic TV. Her articles have appeared in Catholic Digest, National Catholic Register, and Our Sunday Visitor. She somehow also finds time to travel internationally, giving workshops on faith, family and Catholic news media topics. Please tune in for Catholic Moments at 11:00 a.m. Central/12:00 p.m. Eastern on alternating Mondays, starting February 9, 2015, and let Lisa share her expertise on topics of relevance for any Catholic. Lisa promises the tone and tenor of her show will be fun, causal, entertaining, but always reverent.
You will be able to find the archives of the programs at radiomaria.us/catholicmoments

New Program To Debut July 25

John PreissFAMILY MATTERS, a new program promoting the message of Fatima and sanctification of family life, will debut on Radio Maria, Friday, July 25 at 1:00 pm Central/2:00 pm Eastern. John Preiss – host of this hour-long program, is President of the Fatima Family Apostolate International and Editor of the Immaculate Heart Messenger magazine. This new program is filled with practical information on our Catholic faith, family life, and the message of Fatima. The goal of FAMILY MATTERS is to educate listeners with the help of the show’s guests on interesting aspects that we face in our everyday lives as Catholic Christians.

The first show’s topic is “Catholic Grandparents,” with guest Michael LaCorte. Mr. LaCorte is with the Catholic Grandparents Association.

April 10, 2014 – Dr Aaron Kheriaty and Dr. Christopher Kaczor

Ken talks with Dr Aaron Kheriaty editor of True or False Possession: How to Distinguish the Demonic from the Demented (by Jean Lhermitte and published by Sophia Institute Press) and Dr. Christopher Kaczor author of The Seven Big Myths About Marriage: What Science, Faith, and Philosophy Teach Us about Love and Happiness (Ignatius Press). Genuine demonic possessions, admits Lhermitte, evade the explanations and exceed the competence of even the wisest physicians. Skilled physicians and trained clergy must discern whether they’re dealing with real possession, or only pathology, mental or physical. You can purchase Dr Kheriaty’s book at: shop.sophiainstitute.com Dr Kaczor explores the nature of marriage, and the love they promise to each other, which is agape, a self­giving love that is the choice to do good for the other. He also examines alternatives to covenant marriage, such as polygamy and same­sex marriage, as well as cohabitation. Finally the book explores the value of children. To make sense of Catholic teaching on contraception, he says that we must first reconsider the value of fertility and having children. Kaczor’s book is available at www.ignatius.com

April 24, 2013 – Dr. Douglas Schoeninger, Ph.D.

Francesca Franchina, MS Ed. and Christian Psychotherapist Dr. Douglas Schoeninger, Ph.D., Past President of The Association of Christian Therapists (www.actheals.org) Editor of The Journal of Christian Healing, discuss the healing process and aftermath of inner healing, getting past the effects, recognizing causes, discovering the roots/cause of the addiction whether it be alcohol, drugs, shopping, which are symptoms, manifestations of the inner problem and not the source. Getting to the roots of any addiction including alcohol addictions; the drug of choice, the introduction to feeling good; losing & gaining control; the importance of faith in all situations; dealing with trauma and secondary trauma; triggering of other traumas like date rape and promiscuity; effects on children and adults who grew up drinking, being exposed to alcohol; fetal alcohol syndrome and tragic deaths related to alcohol: drunkenness and fires, poisoning, suicides, accidental suicides, spring breaks, media, games. Responsibility of parents and those in authority; Who can do something about this epidemic? Using Scripture; “Forgive them Lord, they know not what they are doing. Lk 23:34; Psalms& Words of Jesus for Inner Healing; and Generational Healing are part of the inner healing of ones soul; Romans 8: 26 – 28; LK 23: 41,45; MATT 27:46; MK 15:34; LK 23:46;JN 19:28; JN 19:30

February 27, 2013 – Dr. Douglas Schoeninger, Ph.D.

Francesca Franchina, MS Ed. and Christian Psychotherapist Dr. Douglas Schoeninger, Ph.D., West Chester, PA, discuss Healing the Whole Person, Importance of Prayer, Intercessory and Reparative Prayer; The importance of faith and evangelization citing Scripture and the work of The Holy Spirit and The International Association of Christian Therapists. Using Scripture; Psalms, Words of Jesus etc. for Inner Healing; and Generational Healing are part of the inner healing of ones soul; (Romans 8: 26 – 28)
Dr. Schoeninger, Ph.D. is Past President of The International Association of Christian Therapists (ACT) and Editor of The Journal of Christian Healing (www.actheals.org)

January 30, 2013 – Dr. Douglas Schoeninger, Ph.D.

Francesca Franchina, MS Ed. and Christian Psychotherapist Dr. Douglas Schoeninger, Ph.D., West Chester, PA, discuss Intercessory Prayer, Reparative Prayer, Redemptive Suffering and Healing and the importance of faith in all situations citing Scripture and the work of The International Association of Christian Therapists. Using Scripture; Psalms, Words of Jesus etc. for Inner Healing; and Generational Healing are part of the inner healing of ones soul; (Romans 8: 26 – 28)
Dr. Schoeninger, Ph.D. is Past President of The International Association of Christian Therapists (ACT) and Editor of The Journal of Christian Healing (www.actheals.org)

December 19, 2012 – Dr. Douglas Schoeninger, Ph.D.

Francesca Franchina, MS Ed. and Christian Psychotherapist Dr. Douglas Schoeninger, Ph.D., West Chester, PA, discuss the aftermath and healing process of the Newtown CT tragedy, the importance of faith in all situations; dealing with trauma and secondary trauma; triggering of other traumas; talking and listening/effects on children and adults who hear conversation and view tv programs on the tragic deaths, the whys and wherefores and dealing with the effects on all of us. Using Scripture; Psalms, Words of Jesus etc. for Inner Healing; and Generational Healing are part of the inner healing of ones soul; (Romans 8: 26 – 28)
Dr. Schoeninger, Ph.D. is Past President of The International Association of Christian Therapists (ACT) and Editor of The Journal of Christian Healing.

December 6, 2012 – Lisa Hendey

Ken talks with his guest Lisa Hendey, author of The Handbook for Catholic Moms – Nurturing Your Heart, Mind, Body, and Soul and O Radiant Dawn: 5-Minute Prayers Around the Advent Wreath. Lisa is the founder and editor of www.catholicmom.com a website focusing on the Catholic faith, Catholic parenting, and Catholic cultural topics. In the “handbook” you will find advice and resources for the Catholic mom. In her new book for Advent you will find prayers that a family can use to establish a family tradition of praying during Advent. For more information visit Lisa’s website is www.lisahendey.com She blogs at www.patheos.com/blogs/lisahendey Her books can be purchased at www.avemariapress.com.

November 28, 2012 – Dr. Douglas Schoeninger, Ph.D.

Francesca Franchina, MS Ed. and Dr. Douglas Schoeninger, Ph.D., Past President of The International Association of Christian Therapists (ACT) and Editor of The Journal of Christian Healing (www.actheals.org) discuss Holiday Choices & Challenges:
1. The impact of childhood memories: A time for gratitude and for healing
2. The importance of making good choices: Facing limitations, grieving losses, exercising freedom; Being led by the Holy Spirit, doing what can be done.
3. Choosing how to relate to familial, communal and societal pressures. One does not have to live up to the societies ideals for gift giving; One does not have to measure one’s worth by the amount one receives; When more is less and less is more.
4. Engaging Jesus and His birth in one’s life.
Using Scripture; Psalms, Words of Jesus etc. for Inner Healing; and Generational Healing are part of the inner healing of ones soul; (Romans 8: 26 – 28).

September 26, 2012 – Dr. Douglas Schoeninger, Ph.D.

Francesca Franchina, MS Ed. and Dr. Douglas Schoeninger, Ph.D., Past President of  The International Association of Christian Therapists (ACT) and Editor of The Journal of Christian Healing discuss Inner Healing: Healing negative beliefs about ourselves, (“I am defective/I am a failure, no one likes me”)  Healing memories of wounding, especially emotional wounding that broke trust; Using  Scripture; Psalms, Words of Jesus etc. for  inner healing; and Generational Healing as part of the inner healing of ones soul; the Mission of The Association of Christian Therapists and its  members in medical and health professions, and the ACT Annual International Conference  to be held October 2012 in Schaumburg, IL. (Romans 8: 26 – 28)

Dr. Douglas Schoeninger, Ph.D. – August 29, 2012

Francesca Franchina, MS Ed. and Dr. Douglas Schoeninger, Ph.D., Past President of  The International Association of Christian Therapists (ACT)   and Editor of The Journal of Christian Healing  discuss the Mission of The Association of Christian Therapists and its  members in medical and health professions, and the ACT Annual International Conference  to be held October 2012 in Schaumburg, IL. Hear how we tend to magnify our physical, mental, spiritual and emotional wounds and  define ourselves by our woundedness, weaknesses and fears and often dismiss the Holy Spirit who is closer to us than we are even to ourselves. Learn how to turn to Jesus and His Holy Spirit to be a person of expectant faith, hope and love;  Realize how The Power of the Holy Spirit   carries us in illness and good health; and the joyful/joyfilled  blessings of  generational and attitudinal healing. (Romans 8: 26 – 28)

Pentecost – May 29, 2012

Francesca Franchina, MS Ed. and Dr. Douglas Schoeninger, Ph.D. Editor of the Journal of Christian Healing and Past President of  The International Association of Christian Therapists (ACT) about Pentecost, The Power of the Holy Spirit and  Generational Healing focusing on:  The sins of the parents to the 3rd and 4th generation (Exodus 20: 4-6; The common experience of the patterns and wounds of one generation passing to the next and subsequent generations; How we carry the memories of our patents and ancestors ; How God is present to all history and wants to heal us; Bringing our family tree to Jesus for healing; and The Power of the Holy Eucharist for generational healing.

December 22, 2011 – Ignatius Press editor, Vivian Dudro

Ken talks with Ignatius Press editor Vivian Dudro about two classic novels: Ida Elizabeth by Sigrid Undset and The Song at the Scaffold by Gertrud von Le Fort.  Both of these classic novels were published in the early 1930’s by authors who are converts to the Church.  Sigrid Undset is a Nobel Prize winning author who was forced to escape from Norway to the US because her books were banned by the Nazis.  Gertrud von Le Fort’s book is based on the true story of nuns who were martyred during the French Revolution. Both novels are available at Ignatius Press www.ignatius.com

 

July 14, 2011 – The Appalling Strangeness of the Mercy of God

 The Appalling Strangeness of the Mercy of God.  The Story of Ruth Pakaluk, Convert, Mother, Pro-Life Activist.

 Ken talks with Dr Michael Pakaluk the editor of The Appalling Strangeness of the Mercy of God.  The Story of Ruth Pakaluk, Convert, Mother, Pro-Life Activist published by Ignatius Press.  In today’s anti-life society, the world needs the example of women who are beacons for the culture of life.  Well know author Peter Kreeft knew Ruth and has said that Ruth was the most effective and inspiring pro-life speaker he had ever heard.  She was such a compelling, articulate pro-life debater that eventually Planned Parenthood spokeswomen refuse to spar with her in public. Kreeft goes on to say, “In this book you will meet a truly wonderful person.” Dr Pakaluk’s book can be purchased at: http://www.ignatius.com/Products/ASMG-P/the-appalling-strangeness-of-the-mercy-of-god.aspx

June 16, 2011 – Atheist to Catholic

 Ken talks with Rebecca Vitz Cherico the editor of Atheist to Catholic: Stories of Conversion. This book is a collection of eleven conversion stories by former atheists who found their way to the Catholic Church. Each story is an improbably, amazing journey. Rebecca Vitz Cherico, a native New Yorker, received her B.A. from Yale University and her Ph.D. in Spanish literature from New York University. She is a member of the ecclesial movement Communion and Liberation, and is an adjunct professor at Villanova University. She lives outside Philadelphia with her husband, Colin, and their four children.