Staying Healthy This Winter, Vaccines & Covid-19 “Stay-Safe” Tips – In this week’s segment of Faith in Action, guest Doctor Adam Paarlberg joins co-hosts Brigid Ayer and Jim Ganley to discuss how people can prepare to stay healthy this winter, which vaccines are recommended, and who should get them, and he offers some Covid-19 “Stay-Safe” tips. Dr. Paarlberg is a Family Medicine doctor, with a specialty in geriatrics. He currently practices out of Franciscan Health as the Associate Director at Franciscan Health Family Medicine Residency. To connect with Franciscan Health, the website is www.fransicanhealth.org
RACE FOR VOCATIONS – FATHER MICHAEL KEUCHER, VF (RACE FOR VOCATIONS) PAUL ZIELINSKI, INDIANA K OF C STATE TALK WITH FAITH IN ACTION CO-HOSTS, JIM GANLEY AND BRIGID AYER ABOUT THE UPCOMING RACE FOR VOCATIONS, SATURDAY, MAY 2, 202. FOR DETAILS THE WEB PAGE IS https://raceforvocations.org/
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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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“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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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“College Life, Mental Health & Spirituality” – Grant Freeman—Asst. Campus Minister at St. Thomas Aquinas West Lafayette-Purdue University Campus talks with Jim and Brigid about College Life, Mental Health & Spirituality and offers some tips to head off anxiety in stressful situation at college, work or in life in general.
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).