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March 31, 2014 – Interview with Tim Bete

For this conversation Mark and Frances welcomed into the studio one of the new Aspirants in the local Carmelite Community in Dayton, Ohio, Tim Bete. Tim is actually married to one of the long time members of the Secular Carmelite Order, so Mark and Frances wanted to explore what it was like to have be a ‘couple in Carmel.’ They also asked Tim what it was that drew him personally to Carmelite Spirituality. In addition to their own journey in Carmel, Tim and his wife are also the parents of a daughter who is pursuing a vocation as a Dominican Sister. This led to an interesting discussion on what it takes to raise and keep our children Catholic in our modern culture. Not surprisingly the main points focused on prayer, witness and continued exposure to things spiritual.

Thankful Homes – May 11, 2011

Francesca Franchina speaks  with Tim Bete, Communications Director for St. Mary’s Development Corporation  in Dayton, OH,  about  their  Housing Projects,  Homes For Our Troops  The effect  and results of the earlier competition focusing on Thankful Homes;  The opportunity to help people find  suitable housing in times of need and waning health  including SMDC  Residential Services, Independent Living Apartments and Homes  for Families;  Senior Housing  Health Care Services and Homeownership Assistance and Training Programs; and The Home Ownership Center.

St. Mary’s Development – Nov. 3, 2010

Francesca Franchina, MS Ed. speaks with Tim Bete, Communications Director for St. Mary’s Development Corporation in Dayton, OH, about the launching of their Thanksgiving Project, a writing/video/pictorial competition focusing on Thankful Homes; being thankful for our dwelling places and the opportunity to help people find suitable housing in times of need and waning health including SMDC Residential Services, Independent Living Apartments and Homes for Families; Senior Housing; Health Care Services; Homeownership Assistance and Training Programs.