June 13, 2007
Upcoming Programs
Father’s Day, Prayer and the Eucharist
Our American Catholic Radio lineup this month includes a high-powered list of Catholic celebrities! Our sponsoring Franciscan ministry, St. Anthony Messenger Press, enjoys many relationships across the Catholic publishing and broadcasting world with authors, educators and spiritual leaders. Through these relationships, we’re able to welcome to our microphone people who are known to your audience through radio and print.
To begin, ACR celebrates Father’s Day with a special Catholic radio guest talking about fatherhood and faith. Dr. Ray Guarendi is familiar to listeners across the country for his popular call-in program. He’ll visit with Judy Zarick on our “Living Faith” segment to share his experience and his beliefs as a Catholic dad.
Fr. Ronald Rolheiser, a Missionary Oblate of Mary, is a best-selling author on spirituality. The Holy Longing and The Restless Heart are two of his books, and he writes a weekly online column as well. He’ll join John Feister on “Exploring our Faith” to talk about prayer.
Norbertine Fr. Alfred McBride is an old friend of ours here at St. Anthony Messenger Press. A prolific author and experienced educator, Fr. McBride has written a new book for us, A Short History of the Mass. Combining storytelling and scholarship, the book is a treasury of information and inspiration. Fr. Al will visit on “Exploring Our Faith” with John Feister. 
We promise to keep looking for the famous and the faith-filled voices to help your listeners grow in their faith. Stay tuned for a new feature we’re developing to bring some popular biblical teachers to our ACR lineup. 
Thank you for being part of a ministry to bring the best in Catholic radio to our audience!
Fr. Greg Friedman, O.F.M.
American Catholic Radio: Upcoming Episodes (June 18, June 25)
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. Thomas More
Living Faith
Dr. Ray Guarendi talks about being a father of 10, author and a personality on Catholic radio.
Ask a Franciscan
Does reception of the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick forgive sins at the time of death? What does the Church teach about Satan? If salvation is open to others, why should anyone remain Catholic?
Catholic Treasure
Eschatology
Exploring Our Faith
Father Ronald Rolheiser talks about prayer.
Highlights from this episode include:
Saint of the Day
Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha
Living Faith
Mary Zilligan Becker talks about helping a chaplain in Iraq acquire religious articles for soldiers.
Ask a Franciscan
How should we respond to those who beg for money? What birth control methods are approved by the Church? Is there a list of Church teachings that all Catholics must believe?
Catholic Treasure
House Liturgies
Exploring Our Faith
Father Alfred McBride talks about the Eucharist.
 
 
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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