Wednesday, July 10, 2019 >>
“In fact, all the world came to Joseph to obtain rations of grain, for famine had gripped the whole world.” —Genesis 41:57
In Joseph’s time, there was a worldwide physical famine. Amos prophesied a spiritual famine: “Yes, days are coming, says the Lord God, when I will send famine upon the land: not a famine of bread, or thirst for water, but for hearing the word of the Lord” (Am 8:11). Today we have worse famines. While hundreds of millions starve to death physically, Chinese Communists and Muslim-dominated countries deny well over two billion people free access to the spiritual food of Christian community, the Bible, and the Sacraments. Even worse than this, hundreds of millions of Christians have a third famine and are spiritually anorexic. They have imposed spiritual starvation on themselves. This makes large sectors of the Church so weak that it becomes a doormat for the devil and lets him “get away with murder” as he destroys people through the other kinds of starvation (see Jn 8:44).
Courage Apostolate: A ministry accompanying those with same-sex attraction.” – Deacon Steve Hodges, Chaplain of the Courage Apostolate for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis talks with Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer about the ministry to accompany those with same-sex attraction and those who love them. The national courage ministry conference is July 18-21 in the Chicago area. For details about the local Courage apostolate email firstname.lastname@example.org and information about the national conference can be found at the national website www.couragerc.org
Brigid Ayer and Jim Ganley, co-hosts of Faith In Action on Catholic Radio Indy talk with Michael O’Rourke, founder and president of Strong Catholic Dad an outreach and online resource to equip Catholic Dads for their mission as fathers passing on the faith. For details go to www.strongcatholicdad.com
Catholic Radio Indy co-hosts Brigid Ayer and Jim Ganley talk with Father Frank Pavone, Director of Priests for Life International about building a culture of life in modern times. You won’t want to miss this interview. For details about Priests For Life see www.priestforlife.org or to join the pro-life movement check out www.prolifevote.com
Father Frank Pavone has a free book available “Pro-Life Reflections for Everyday” a one minute devotional for everyday nourishment of your commitment to the pro-life movement www.prolifereflectionsforeveryday.com
Where There is Darkness, a new movie has been released on the Death Penalty & Divine Mercy. The story features a priest who wrote extensively on his opposition to the death penalty and ironically this priest was murdered. Here an interview with Marigrace Bailey and Laura Heraly, Lay Members of the Marian Moment of Priests talking about the movie and God’s Divine Mercy.
One viewer asks “What does God think about vaping?” Brigid takes a stab at answering this question.
Most of us spend at least 40 hours a week, 52 weeks a year at work, but a small percentage of us work in an official church role. Meaning the vast majority work in secular jobs. If we are a Christian, are we not working for Jesus no matter who our actual employer is? The answer is yes.
What does job performance for Jesus mean then? Christians are to permeate the world with the Good News of the Resurrection, and means to salvation that Jesus won for us through His cross. Christians are to live the Gospel, and be imitators of Christ, not just on Sunday while at church, or if the are employees of the church. They must act Christlike with all they encounter. Continue reading