Tag Archives: Culture of Life

Drawing Close to the Holy Spirit

Drawing Close to the Holy Spirit – On this segment of Faith in Action, co-hosts Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer is Sister Mary Ann Fatula, O.P. author of “Drawing Close to the Hoy Spirit”. She shares the important role of the Holy Spirit in our lives and how we can connect or reactivate the third person of the Trinity in our everyday lives. For details about the book click here

JOY OR SADNESS?

Joy or sadness? Which do you want more of in your life? Honestly, you have a great deal of influence over the result of the answer to that question. If you’re interested in this, read on.

I’ve been a fan of Presentation Ministries for many years. A friend of mine introduced me to their Bible telephone line in 1993. The lay ministry was founded by Father Al Lauer who died of cancer in 2005. Fr. Al was a typical priest, but at some point before I met him, he had a conversion that changed him dramatically. After his encounter of the Holy Spirit, he REALLY started living out his calling to the priesthood. The ministry branched out into radio, printed material, video, and digital media. One of my favorite spiritual “go-to’s” has been the One Bread, One Body booklet published by Presentation Ministries, and written mostly by Father Al, that offers a reflection on the daily readings. Today’s reflection really stuck out to me, and the full teaching (which I cut and pasted) is posted below.

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Anxious For Nothing

“Anxious for Nothing” Book Club based on Max Lucado book:  On this segment of Faith in Action, Catholic Radio Indy co-hosts Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer are joined by Jayne Slaton, Outreach & Pastoral Care Director for Our Lady of Mt. Carmel parish to talk about “Anxious for Nothing” a book club based on a book by Max Lucado which is aimed at helping participants cast their anxiety on Jesus.  She shares some tips that are helping the participants reduce their anxiety.  For more information the website is www.olmc1.org

Heart of the New Evangelization

“THE HEART OF THE NEW EVANGELIZATION”  – FORMER LUTHERAN, NOW CATHOLIC PRIEST, FATHER GUY ROBERTS, PASTOR OF JOAN OF ARC PARISH, INDIANAPOLIS TALKS WITH FAITH IN ACTION CO-HOSTS, BRIGID AYER AND JIM GANLEY, ABOUT HOW TO FOSTER THE NEW EVANGELIZATION AT THE PARISH USING A MANUAL HE’S WRITTEN.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, OR TO GET A COPY OF THE MANUAL THE WEBSITE IS https://www.sjoa.org/

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Gathering Of Disciples – A Day of Discipleship Training

GATHERING OF DISCIPLES EVENT: OUR GUESTS KEN OGOREK AND JIM WOOD OF THE OFFICE OF CATECHESIS FOR THE ARCHDIOCESE OF INDIANAPOLIS TALK ABOUT AN ANNUAL EVENT CALLED GATHERING OF DISCIPLES TO ASSIST PARISH LEADERS, PARENTS AND ANYONE INTERESTED IN PASSING ON THE FAITH TO OTHERS. TO CONNECT WITH THE OFFICE OF CATECHESIS OR TO REGISTER FOR THE VIRTUAL EVENT, GATHERING OF DISCIPLES ON SATURDAY, SEPT. 12TH  THE WEBPAGE IS WWW. WWW.ARCHINDY.ORG/CATECHESIS/

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Tips to Persevere in Working for the Lord

I talk to many inspiring people who are working for the Lord in my work as a radio host for Catholic Radio Indy, and on my YouTube show, All About The Grace.

I see people in all stages of the working for the Lord process from the very beginning of an idea or calling, to mid-stream, or to the well-established ministry or even end phase. I’ve seen A LOT, as well all have for those who work in ministry.

Perseverance is a necessary quality in the Christian walk. Perseverance is persistence in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.

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