July 19, 2006
Upcoming Programs
Contemplative Prayer
Centuries ago, ordinary Catholics marveled as Michelangelo covered the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel with brilliant frescoes to proclaim the mysteries of faith and help in the contemplation of God’s work of creation. Today, we use the Internet, video and radio to do the same. We here at American Catholic Radio aren’t claiming to be the Michelangelos of the airwaves. But we do want to use both ancient and modern technologies to grow in faith.
Dr. Michael Downey, a professor of theology and spirituality from the Los Angeles archdiocesan seminary and an expert in the subject of contemplative prayer, draws on the writings of America’s great contemplative monk and author, Thomas Merton, to help us learn how to make contemplation a part of life. Michael J. Copps, a commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission, shares why values we Catholics share—diversity, creativity and access to media—are important to safeguard in our changing communications environment.
Join us in connecting your listeners to the heart of our Catholic faith!
Father Greg Friedman, O.F.M.
American Catholic Radio : Upcoming Episodes (July 24, July 31)
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. Mary Magdalene
Living Faith
Theresa Henderson is a nurse, mother, grandmother and volunteer catechist. She witnesses and shares her faith at work, with her family and, for the past 10 years, with the children in the religious education program at her parish.
Ask a Franciscan
Is it ever permissible not to insert a feeding tube? May Catholics sign “Do Not Resuscitate” directives? Why is the Church opposed to premarital sex?
Catholic Treasure
The Book of the Prophet Isaiah
Exploring Our Faith
Michael J. Copps, a commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission, explains why some values Catholics share are important values to safeguard in our changing communications environment.
Highlights from this episode include:
Saint of the Day
St. Dominic
Living Faith
Joanne Cascia talks about starting a ministry of peer support for people who have decided to continue their pregnancies even when given a devastating diagnosis.
Ask a Franciscan
Who are “the beautiful daughters of men” mentioned in the sixth chapter of Genesis? What is meant by “Kingdom of God”? What is God’s proper name?
Catholic Treasure
Our Lady of Snows
Exploring Our Faith
Dr. Michael Downey, a professor from the Los Angeles archdiocesan seminary, discusses contemplative prayer.
 
 
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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