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Why Mary with Fr. Dwight Campbell

Why Mary? Why honor Mary? Why go to Mary? Why pray to her, asking her to intercede for us? To answer these questions we must understand who Mary is and what her place is in God’s loving plan of redemption and salvation. In explaining who Mary is and her singular role, I will discuss basic teachings on Our Lady; e.g., the four Marian dogmas, Mary’s spiritual Motherhood in the order of grace, her Queenship, etc, and discuss what our response should be to these truths about her.

Marian pilgrimages – February 22, 2011

Francesca Franchina speaks with¬†guest host ¬†Zaid Jazrawi of Wisconsin (www.IHS312.org ) about the popular Marian pilgrimages he leads for youth, young adults¬† and families; Marian apparitions and sites, Marian Dogmas, The Hearts of Jesus and Mary, Discernment and Commitment to God‚Äôs Holy Divine Will¬† and¬† the effect these¬†topics have¬†¬†on audiences he speaks to throughout the USA and abroad. Bette Davis of St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Centerville, OH also guests focusing on¬†The Annual St. Francis of Assisi Parish¬†Women’s Retreat at Bergamo Center for Life Long Learning in Beavercreek, OH ¬†February 25, 26, 27, 2011 featuring Melba Fisher, Lay Marianist from San Antonio, TX¬†¬†addressing The Eight Virtues of Jesus! (Growing in Virtue and Living It)¬†

Today Francesca shares her easy to make Italian pizza fritte and stuffed pizza sandwiches from her family’s favorite store of recipes in the traditions hailing from Termini-Imerese, Sicilia.

The Holy Spirit and Scripture – July 21, 2010

The Blessed Mother and the Holy Spirit ¬†in Early Church Writings and Today’s Interest in Mary, The Holy Spirit¬†and Scripture:¬†Francesca Franchina, MS Ed. speaks with Fr. Luigi Gambero, SM , Faculty Member of the Marianum in Rome, Italy and the Pontifical International Marian Research Institute (IMRI) at the University of Dayton Marian Lilesbrary about the Holy Spirit and the Mother of Jesus, in¬†early Church documents written by the Fathers of¬† the Church¬†who were acquainted with the Apostles; Ecumenical Councils, Marian Dogmas, what divides and what unites;¬†¬†and¬† ¬†modern day¬†interest in Mary as found in ¬†the¬† writings of Pope John XXIII, Pope Paul VI,Pope John Paul II¬† and Pope Benedict XVI..

The Blessed Mother & The Holy Spirit – July 21, 2010

Francesca Franchina, MS Ed. speaks with Fr. Luigi Gambero, SM , Faculty Member of the Marianum in Rome, Italy and the Pontifical International Marian Research Institute (IMRI) at the University of Dayton Marian Library about the Holy Spirit and the Mother of Jesus, in early Church documents written by the Fathers of the Church who were acquainted with the Apostles; Ecumenical Councils, Marian Dogmas, what divides and what unites; and modern day interest in Mary as found in the writings of Pope John XXIII, Pope Paul VI,Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI.