Podcasts

 

 

“Agape Performing Arts Company” – Kathy Phipps, founder and director of Agape Performing Arts Company returns to Faith In Action to talk about their 5 year anniversary and all the upcoming exciting performances they have in store in 2020. To learn more about Agape Performing Arts Company, the webpage is www.agapeshows.org Agape

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Black History Month & Black Catholic Marriage Retreat – Pearlette Springer, Black Catholic Ministry Coordinator for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and Reggie Horne, Marriage talks with Jim and Brigid about ministering to Black Catholics in the Indy Metro area and ways they are celebrating and supporting the spiritual needs of the Black Catholic Community this month and beyond. Springer talks about an upcoming Black Catholic Marriage Retreat. For the retreat details, the phone number is 317-236-1474, pspringer@archindy.org People can register on Eventbrite

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CYBER SECURITY –  DEACON RON PIRAU, CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, ARCHDIOCESE OF INDIANAPOLIS TALKS WITH FAITH IN ACTION CO-HOSTS, JIM GANLEY & BRIGID AYER ABOUT CYBER SECURITY AND HOW TO KEEP YOURSELF AND YOUR PARISH SAFE FROM CYBER ATTACKS. DCN. RON’S BLOG IS http://deaconronsramblings.blogspot.com

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“Mental Health In the New Year”-Dr. John Cadwallader, a psychologist with Central Psychological Services, LLC talks with Faith In Action co-hosts, Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer about how to improve your mental health in the new year. For details about the organization the web page is www.centralpsychservices.com

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“DIGITAL EVANGELIZATION” –  Native of Indian, Father Joe Vargese, of St. Elizabeth Seton, Carmel talks with Faith In Action co-hosts, Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer about Digital Evangelization, his priesthood, and his YouTube channel. You can check out his channel at Punithargal Saints.

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MILITARY CHAPLAINS – Father Joshua Janko, a Military Chaplain, at the US Air Force Academy and a Priest of the Diocese of Lafayette In Indiana talks with Faith In Action co-hosts, Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer about being a Military Chaplain, his priesthood, and his assignments both in Japan and in Colorado. For information about the Archdiocese of Military Services the webpage is www.milarch.org/ To connect with Father Joshua Janko, his webpage is www.fatherjoshua.com/ 

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“One in Christ Marriage Ministry”- Mark and Michelle Overholt, local organizers of One In Christ Marriage Preparation, along with Dr. John Cadwallader of Central Psychological Services, LLC, talk with Faith In Action co-hosts, Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer about strengthening couples to prepare for marriage. For details about the organization the web page is www.OICindy.com

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“Be Like Bill: A Story of A Good Samaritan”- Runner Jeff Utzinger talks with Faith In Action co-hosts, Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer about his experience of sudden cardiac arrest while out jogging and a Good Samaritan who saved his life. The experience catapulted him to start a ministry called “Be Like Bill” For details about the movement and t-shirts there is an Etsy Page called: Be Like Bill T-Shirt or there is a Be Like Bill Facebook page.

SAFE HAVEN BABY BOXES UPDATE – Monica Kelsey, Founder & CEO of Safe Haven Baby Boxes talks with Faith In Action co-hosts, Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer about her organization and saving babies in danger of abandonment or death. Kelsey shares about the newest installations of a safe haven baby boxes. For details about the organization the web page is www.shbb.org

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LATE NITE CATECHISM- LAUGH TILL YOU CRY  – LATE NITE CATECHISM, ACTRESS MARY BETH BURNS TALKS WITH FAITH IN ACTION CO-HOSTS, JIM GANLEY & BRIGID AYER ABOUT THE UPCOMING SHOW, AND HER EXPERIENCE AS AN ATRESS PLAYING THIS PART. THE SHOW IS SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH 2020 AT 7:30 AT THE PARAMOUNT THEATRE CENTER AND BALLROOM, 1124 MERIDIAN ST. ANDERSON, IN 46016 FOR DETAILS OR TO GET TICKETS THE WEBPAGE IS WWW.ANDERSONPARAMOUNT.ORG OR THE PHONE NUMBER IS 765-642-1234.      TO LISTEN TO THE FULL INTERVIEW CLICK HERE

Ascent 121, a Human Trafficking Recovery Ministry – Kellie Leeper, Director of Communications & Development of Ascent 121 talks with Jim and Brigid about Human Trafficking locally and how Ascent 121 helps raise awareness of the local problem and helps those people recover after being trafficked. Tune in to hear about this important awareness and recovery ministry. For more information go to www.ascent121.org     To hear the interview CLICK HERE

 

“FINDING MEANING IN SUFFERING”  – Tom Ponchak, Director of Faith Formation for Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, in Carmel, IN talks with Faith In Action co-hosts, Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer about how to find meaning in suffering. Ponchak, a cancer survivor, talks from both a theological yet practical perspective. Tom Ponchak’s webpage is www.mysteriumdei.com

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 “Medical Decision Making from a Catholic Perspective” Faith In Action co-hosts, Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer talk with Dr. Elliott Bedford, Director of Ethics Integration for St. Vincent Health about Medical Decision Making from a Catholic Perspective. Bedford will speak at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel on Sun. Oct. 27 at 10:40am in the St. Thomas Aquinas Room. Dr. Elliott recommends two resources for Catholics to review to aid in making sound Catholic medical decision. These resources are the National Catholic Bioethics Center  www.ncbcenter.org and the Catholic Hospital Association webpage www.chausa.org . CLICK HERE to listen to the podcast.

“Connecting Hearts, Inc. Bringing Jesus’ Love to the Elderly” – Faith In Action co-hosts, Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer talk with Connecting Hearts, Inc founder Jennie Hesher about a ministry aimed at bringing Jesus’s love to the elderly living in nursing home facilities. For more information, Connecting Hearts, Inc has a Facebook page, or by reaching Hesher at jenniehesher@comcast.net

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“ANSWERING TOUGH MORAL QUESTIONS FROM A CATHOLIC PERSPECTIVE” with Trent Horn.  – Trent Horn, Staff Apologist at Catholic Answers, talks with Kent Blandford and Brigid Ayer about how to go about answering touch moral questions. Catholic Answers webpage is www.catholic.com. Trent’s podcast www.trenthornpodcast.com

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“END OF LIFE ISSUES: A CATHOLIC PERSPECTIVE” – Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer talk with Fr. Travis Stephens, Assoc. Pastor, St. Louis De Montfort about the topic of End of Life Issues from a Catholic Perspective. For details about end of life issues go to the National Catholic Bioethics Center(www.ncbcenter.org/publications/end-life-guide/)

The Friendship Project

Brigid Ayer talks with The Friendship Project authors Michele Faehnle and Emily Jaminet about how to create authentic Catholic friends. For details go to the www.thefriendshipprojectbook.com

 

Artificial Intelligence: A Catholic Perspective

Jim and Brigid talk with Timothy O’Donnell, Ethics Instructor and Co-Host, The Catholic Cave about Artificial Intelligence: A Catholic Perspective. For more information, find the book on Amazon called The Age of Surveillance Capitalism. To hear the interview, CLICK HERE.

 

Self-Care from a Catholic Perspective

Julia Marie Hogan, speaker, author & therapist from the Chicago area talks with Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer authentic self-care and doing so from a Catholic perspective. To listen to the interview Click here.  For more information go to www.juliamariehogan.com

 

Safe Haven Baby Boxes” save lives

Monica Kelsey, Founder of Safe Haven Baby Boxes talks with Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer about this important mission of hers to save Hoosier babies. For more information, go to www.safehavenbabyboxes.com

 

Good Mourning Ministry-Bereavement Apostolate

John and Sandy O’Shaughnessy, founders of Good Mourning Ministry talk about their bereavement apostolate and how they minister to those who have lost a loved one. It is resource to Catholic parishes offering hope and healing to those mourning.  www.goodmourningministry.net

 

Fetal Medicine

Dr. Brandon Brown- Fetal Medicine Expert in Fetal Medicine talks about the developing area of medicine to treat pre-born children. To hear all about this important topic CLICK HERE to play the interview.

 

 

Moral Relativism

Father Christopher Roberts talks with Brigid Ayer about the pervasive ideology of moral relativism in today’s culture. To hear the interview CLICK HERE.

 

 

Awaken To The Best

Christine Moss and Kate Conway, founders of Awaken to the Best women’s Faith Group share how women are drawn to this new way to share the Catholic faith. To hear the interview CLICK HERE.

 


Palliative Medicine

Dr. Natalie Rodden, Palliative Medicine Expert talks with Brigid Ayer about the Catholic perspective of end of life issues, hospice and health care directives. To hear the interview CLICK HERE.

 

Simon Brute College Seminary

Father Justin Duvall, Vice Rector of Bishop Simon Brute College Seminary and Liam Hosty, seminarian share their experience of seminary life and formation. To hear the interview. CLICK HERE.

 

Apologetics with Stephen O’Keefe

Catholic Radio Indy co-hosts, Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer talk with Steven O’Keefe talks about being a local Catholic apologist, his ministry running a Bible Study for teens and his blog called Acts Apologist. For more information go to his blog at www.actsapologist.blogspot.com

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