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New Lineup on Friday Evening

We want to let all of our listeners know of an upcoming schedule change on Friday evenings. Living on Purpose, hosted by Dr. Rick Sarkisian and Mike Wick, is moving from Fridays at 5:00 p.m. Central/6:00 p.m. Eastern, to Fridays at 6:00 p.m. Central/7:00 p.m. Eastern, effective on Friday, March 20, 2015. We invite you to catch Dr. Rick and Mike at their new time (just one hour later) as they skillfully put their professional experience to use, helping us to discover and become the unique person God created.

Taking the 5:00pm central time slot will be a new program to hosted by Fr. Thomas G. Morrow. Fr. Morrow was ordained in 1982 for the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. He has a Licentiate in Moral Theology from the Dominican House of Studies, and in 1999 earned his Doctorate in Sacred Theology from the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family. Father Morrow has extensive experience in radio, having hosted a program on Catholic faith in D.C. He has appeared on EWTN’s Mother Angelica Live, and The Abundant Life. Father is also the author of multiple books, including Achieving Chastity in a Pornographic World; Overcoming Sinful Anger: How to Master Your Emotions and Bring Peace to Your Life; and Christian Courtship in an Over Sexed World, which is the title of his upcoming program. He is currently parochial vicar at St. Catherine Laboure’ Catholic Church in Wheaton, Maryland, where he is known as a wonderful and inspiring preacher and speaker. We invite you to tune in on Fridays at 5:00 p.m. Central/6:00 p.m. Eastern, starting March 20, 2015, for Christian Courtship in an Oversexed World.

October 6, 2012 – The Long Eighteenth Century

The Glorious Revolution of 1688–desposition of the last Catholic King of England, James II: Catholic low point from 1688 to 1829; demonstrate how Catholics were second-class citizens, neither tolerated nor persecuted, obscure and isolated. Describe the efforts of Bishop Richard Challoner and Father Alban Butler to remind Catholics of their heritage; recount the beginnings of toleration for Catholics in the late eighteenth century–and anti-Catholic reaction. Return to Maryland: end of religious freedom for Catholics until after the American Revolution and the Constitution of 1789.

September 29, 2012 – Puritans and Stuarts

Highlight the religious conflict in England leading to the English Civil War; describe the Puritan Experiment in government, including its attack on Christmas. Describe the great religious crisis of the Popish Plot during the reign of the restored Stuart monarch, Charles II–recount the injustice of the trials of the last great wave of Catholic martyrs from 1679 to 1681. Continue the story of Maryland, describing Calvert’s heirs and their efforts to inculcate religious tolerance and freedom of religion in their colony–the changing fortunes of Catholics in the Maryland colony during the the Civil War and Restoration.

Fr. Gregory Bramlage – Feb. 14, 2012

Francesca Franchina, MS Ed. speaks with  Fr.  Gregory Bramlage (www.missionariesofthenewevangelization.us) who will teach  and minister “In The Footsteps of The Lamb,”  the CREDO Apostolate Healing Conference and Miracle Prayer Day  at St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 1440 N. Fairfield Rd. Dayton, OH  45432 on  Saturday February 18 from 9-4 PM   about Scripture, the steps to help us experience the Healing Power of the Kingdom of Jesus,  the mission and goals of (MNE Missionaries of The  New Evangelization);  his experiences in various  countries from South America to Africa, India, Mexico, The Philippines, Europe and the USA; his most recent trip to Guatemalan and  what  happened last weekend at The Word of God Community in Gaithersburg, MD.   Francesca’s Recipe Today: Italian Minestrone and Heart Healthy Taco Soup from her family’s favorite recipes from Termini Imerese, Sicilia.  

June 30, 2011 – Who Is Jesus Christ? Unlocking the Mystery in the Gospel of Matthew

Who Is Jesus Christ? Unlocking the Mystery in the Gospel of Matthew

Ken talks with author Eric Sammons about his book Who Is Jesus Christ? Unlocking the Mystery in the Gospel of Matthew, published by Our Sunday Visitor. Eric explores the many names for Jesus, e.g., rabbi, prophet, teacher etc., found in Matthew’s Gospel, while drawing on the Old Testament, Early Church Fathers, and historical sources to draw the reader into a fuller understanding of Jesus.

A convert to Catholicism from Evangelical Protestantism, Eric was received into the Catholic Church in 1993 and has received a Master’s Degree in Theology from the Franciscan University of Steubenville. He lives with his wife Suzan and five children in Maryland, but will soon be working in full time ministry in Florida.

The St. Monica Ministry – August 24, 2010

Francesca Franchina,  MS Ed. speaks with Dr. Jim Buchner, D. Min., Faith Formation Director of Our Lady of Grace Parish in Maryland regarding his book and acclaimed presentation  The St. Monica Ministry  which evolved from the highly successful Come Home Program for returning  folks who have been “on leave” from the Catholic Church. Dr. Buchner  created  this book and highly successful  program  to help caring Catholics  who have family members and friends in this situation. He will present The St. Monica Ministry   program at St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 1411  North Fairfield Road, Beavercreek, OH on Sunday August 29, 2010 from 2:00- 4:30 PM. For more information see St. Luke the Evangelist website.  THROUGH THE TUMMY TO THE HEART, ITALIAN SOUL FOOD SPRINKLED WITH EVANGELIZATION FEATURES FRANCESCA’S FAVORITE ITALIAN RECIPES  FROM HER FAMILY KITCHEN. Today Francesca shares her favorite recipe for Chicken Cacciatore alla Termini Imerese, Sicilia and a simply delicious Ricotta Pie.