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Food for the Journey – December 9, 2019

  • Description: Sister Ann Shields believes there is a major disconnect in the lives of many Catholics: a separation between God's word and its application to our personal/daily lives.

Christian Classics – December 9, 2019

  • Description: Readings from timeless Christian literature and writings of the saints and doctors of the Church.

The Doctor Is In – December 9, 2019

  • Description: It's E-Mail Monday! Instead of taking calls, Dr. Ray spends Monday's answering listener e-mail. You can e-mail Dr. Ray yourself at www.DrRay.com.

Christ is the Answer – December 9, 2019: Mary, Monica, and My Mother

  • Program #: 840
  • Description: Instruction on the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other topics critical to those seeking answers to life's greatest questions.

More2Life – December 9, 2019(encore presentation from December 13, 2018): Don't Talk to Me Like That!

  • Description: We'll look at ways to respond to the verbally abusive people in your life. Dr. Greg and Lisa will help you solve your problems with relevant, relatable and achievable tools and solutions straight from the genius of the Theology of the Body. It is the life you were meant to live! To make a telecounseling appointment with Dr. Greg or one of his associates, call 740-266-6461. To purchase Dr. Greg's books, please visit: http://www.exceptionalmarriages.com/shop/default.asp

+  Intro & Dr. Greg and Lisa take your calls

+  Dr. Greg & Lisa talk to their guest

  • Segment Guests:
    • Damon Owens
      Executive Director , Joytob

      Damon Owens, international speaker and evangelist, is the founder and executive director of joytob “Joy To Be” a 501(c)(3) non-profit ministry of Stewardship: A Mission of Faith. Following four-years as the first executive director of the Theology of the Body Institute and serving as Chairman of the 2016 International Theology of the Body Congress, Damon founded joytob to encourage and educate couples to understand and live marriage and family life with joy through St. John Paul II’s Theology of the Body. He previously founded Joy-Filled Marriage New Jersey and New Jersey Natural Family Planning Association, served as Natural Family Planning Coordinator for the Archdiocese of Newark NJ, and taught NFP for 14 years with his wife Melanie. A Certified Speaker for the Theology of the Body Institute, presenter at the 2015 World Meeting of Families, and the 2017 USCCB Convocation of Catholic Leaders, Damon keeps a full international speaking schedule at conferences, seminars, universities, high schools, seminaries, and parishes on the good news of marriage, sexuality, Theology of the Body, Theology of the Family, adoption, and NFP. In 2018, Pope Francis honored Damon with his Benemerenti Medal in recognition for his work in support of marriage and family. Damon lives outside Philadelphia with his wife Melanie and their eight children.

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Catholic Connection – December 9, 2019 – Hour 1

+  Intro and News

+  Teresa's Two Cents

  • Description: We listen to a 7-minute commentary by Raymond Arroyo on the delay in Bishop Sheen's beatification. The commentary is from the Dec. 5, 2019 edition of EWTN's "The World Over."

+  Archdiocese of Detroit launches podcast highlighting Catholic High School League

  • Description: The Archdiocese of Detroit on Friday launched “Inside CHSL,” a weekly podcast about the happenings of the Detroit Catholic High School League. Hosts and local sports broadcasters Jeremy Otto and Brendan Johnson will recap each week, interview coaches, players and friends of the league, highlight upcoming competitions, and explore the connection between athletics and faith. New episodes will be available each Friday on Spotify, Google Play, and iTunes.
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Catholic Connection – December 9, 2019 – Hour 2

+  Intro and News

+  Improving Your Body Image Through Catholic Teaching: How Theology of the Body and Other Church Writings Can Transform Your Life

  • Description: "Hollywood, the music industry, and large corporations promise happiness, pleasure, popularity, and power if we would just buy what they are selling. But their tactics are smoke and mirrors, and their promises are hollow. From photoshop to misleading advertising to the use of paid celebrities, a cocktail of lies tell us how we are supposed to look and feel about ourselves. And so many have bought in, leading to catastrophic results: eating disorders, body obsession, plastic surgery, steroids, peer pressure, and depression. How do we combat this onslaught? The answer is to turn to God and the teachings of his Church." ...
  • Segment Guests:
    • Dr. John Acquaviva

      Dr. John Acquaviva is a professor of exercise science at Wingate University (NC) and the author of Raising Kids with a Healthy Body Image: A Guide for Catholic Parents. He is an active member of the Catholic Speakers Association, a radio show host – “Faith & Sport” on EWTN affiliate in Charlotte, NC – and is regularly asked to be a guest on national radio shows to promote topics surrounding health and fitness in the context of the Catholic Faith.

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      • Book(s):
        • Improving Your Body Image Through Catholic Teaching: How Theology of the Body and Other Church Writings Can Transform Your Life
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+  Improving Your Body Image Through Catholic Teaching: How Theology of the Body and Other Church Writings Can Transform Your Life

  • Description: Dr. John Acquaviva continued

+  Sheen beatification delay an act of 'sabotage,' Peoria official writes

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Stories from the Heart – December 9, 2019: The Immaculate Conception

  • Program #: 035

Fire on the Earth – December 9, 2019: From Confirmation to Atheism

  • Description: Marcus shares his personal journey, turning away from the Catholic Church, embracing atheism.

Putting on the Mind of Christ – December 8, 2019: "Seeing It As God Sees"

  • Program #: 445
  • Description: Christ the King in Ann Arbor's Director of Religious Education Professor Barbara Morgan speaks about having a Catholic World View
  • Series Details: This program is part 4 of a 6-part series titled Christ the King Worldview Conference.