January 10, 2006
Upcoming Programs
Deepening Our Spirituality
As Catholics, we know that much of our religious experience is grounded in what we can see and touch and experience through faith-filled signs. The sacraments are a good example of this—powerful signs that unite us to God’s love in Jesus. Our faith cherishes many ways to strengthen our relationship with God. Our American Catholic Radio lineup this month will bring your listeners a variety of people who use diverse ways to deepen our spirituality.
The scapular is a traditional devotional symbol that connects with particular spiritual paths within the Church. Teenager Nick Wilson and his siblings run The Holy Family Scapular Company, while helping people rediscover the values of faith, love and sacrifice needed to preserve families.
Teacher, coach, counselor and public speaker Paul Bernarbei assists people in setting personal goals based on their faith.
Jim Mullaney—astronomer, author, speaker and self-proclaimed “celestial evangelist”—presents a program at retreats about how he believes in a very personal God even though our planet earth is seemingly a minuscule part of the universe. 
Poor Clare Sister Patricia Proctor is a contemplative nun who writes and produces Catholic radio and Web offerings.
Help your listeners celebrate our “incarnational” pathway to faith through the power of Catholic radio!
Father Greg Friedman, O.F.M.
American Catholic Radio: Upcoming Episodes (January 15, January 22)
Use the links below to preview the shows or download them in MP3 format for broadcast.
Highlights from this episode include:
Saint of the Day
St. Gregory of Nyssa
Living Faith
Fifteen-year-old Nick Wilson and his siblings run a Web-based company called The Holy Family Scapular Company. A dollar from each sale goes to charity.
Ask a Franciscan
Is praying in tongues a valid form of prayer? Was Jesus serious that we should leave our families in order to follow him? Who wrote the Old Testament books and the Gospels?
Catholic Treasure
The Scapular
Exploring Our Faith
Teacher, coach, counselor and public speaker Paul Bernarbei talks about how people can become the people they really want to become. (Part III of III)
Highlights from this episode include:
Saint of the Day
Blessed Marianne Cope
Living Faith
Jim Mullaney, an astronomer, author, speaker and self-proclaimed “celestial evangelist,” presents a program at retreats about how he believes in a personal God even though earth is seemingly a minuscule part of the universe.
Ask a Franciscan
Is it wrong to say that Christ was turned over to the Jews? Is it wrong to pray for oneself?
Catholic Treasure
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Exploring Our Faith
Poor Clare Sister Patricia Proctor, author, radio and Web producer, talks about the role of reality-based prayer, the prayer of ordinary life, and describes the contemplative lifestyle.
Franciscan Radio
Link to audio features Saint of the Day, Sunday Soundbites, and American Catholic Radio.
American Catholic Radio
A weekly half-hour catechetical program, in the popular style of the Franciscans.
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