April 27, 2006
Upcoming Programs
The Truth About Jesus
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I may be the last person you know who hasn’t read The Da Vinci Code. I suspect I will have to, given the hype over the upcoming film adaptation. Here at American Catholic Radio (ACR) we’ve been focusing on Jesus in order to give our listeners some of the basic Catholic doctrine about Our Lord. Theologian and author Dr. Phyllis Zagano helped us analyze the portrait of Jesus in The Da Vinci Code and sorts out fact from fiction. It’s part of our effort at ACR to help our listeners discover where they can go to get the truth about Jesus. We believe the real Jesus is much more compelling than any work of fiction can depict him. May your radio ministry help to make him known!
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Father Greg Friedman, O.F.M.
American Catholic Radio : Upcoming Episodes (May 1, May 8)
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. Athanasius
Living Faith
Ben Kessler, Academic All-American and All-MIAC defensive tackle in football at St. Thomas University in Minnesota, has blended scholarship, athletics and service to the Church and community.
Ask a Franciscan
Are we allowed to defend ourselves from physical attack? What is the current understanding of abstinence as a penitential practice? Can a Catholic go to heaven without the benefit of the Last Rites?
Catholic Treasure
The Fathers of the Church
Exploring Our Faith
Dr. Phyllis Zagano talks about the confusion Catholics are experiencing because of The Da Vinci Code. She talks primarily about what’s wrong with the book.
Highlights from this episode include:
Saint of the Day
St. Bernardine of Siena
Living Faith
Matt Gill, a religion teacher from Keller, Texas, takes his students on a "Cross Walk" every First Friday of the month.
Ask a Franciscan
Can Jesus be called both God and Son of God? What does the Church teach about Melchizedek? Why does Simeon say in Luke’s Gospel that Mary’s heart would be pierced by a sword?
Catholic Treasure
Holy Name of Jesus
Exploring Our Faith
Dr. Phyllis Zagano talks about The Da Vinci Code movie and how Catholics can respond.
Updated daily through the Easter season, our feature provides audio and video reflections, seasonal readings and weekly radio homilies.
Franciscan Radio
Link to audio features Saint of the Day, Sunday Soundbites, Lenten Radio Retreat and American Catholic Radio.
Lenten Radio Retreat
Experience a "Radio Retreat" this Lent with U.S. Catholic bishops. Listen to inspiring words and songs for Sunday Lenten reflection.
American Catholic Radio
A weekly half-hour catechetical program, in the popular style of the Franciscans.
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