Messy Family Project-Cana 90 Lenten Program - Alicia Hernon joins Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer to talk about their ministry called The Messy Family Project, and tips on how you can improve your marriage & family life. And they discuss a program for Lent called Cana 90. The Messy Family Project webpage is www.messyfamilyproject.org
PART 1: SEEK 2021-RENEWAL OF FAITH - Guest Eileen Piper, the Executive Consultant and Chief of Staff of Apostolic Development at Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS), joins co-hosts Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer to discuss the upcoming SEEK 2021 Conference: what it is, what’s happening and how you can attend or get involved. The virtual conference is aimed at missionary discipleship for both college and post college adults. For details about FOCUS the website is www.seek.focus.org, and for local happenings with young adults, the website is https://indycatholic.org/seek21
PART 2: FLAME OF LOVE-PRAYER MOVEMENT; CANDLEMAS AND CONSECRATION TO ST. JOSEPH - Faith In Action co-hosts Brigid Ayer and Jim Ganley talk with guests, Lori Brown and David Proctor, Flame of Love Indiana leaders, about Candlemas on Feb. 2, and a Consecration to St. Joseph on March 19. For details about the prayer movement; local prayer cenacles and events the website is
Gifts of Grace Adoption Support Center - Rachael Rush, an Adoptive Family Coordinator with Gifts of Grace Adoption Support Center talks with Faith In Action co-hosts, Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer about the adoption process and how we as a community can support young mothers better. For details on future events and more information their website is www.giftsofgraceadoption.com
HUMAN TRAFFICKING MONTH - HOPE AND HEALING - IN THIS SEGMENT OF FAITH IN ACTION, OUR GUEST SIMONA REISING, WHO SERVES ON THE ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING TASKFORCE, OFFICE OF SOCIAL CONCERNS- CATHOLIC CHARITIES IN INDIANAPOLIS, TALKS WITH CO-HOSTS BRIGID AYER AND KENT BLANDFORD, ABOUT HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND HOW THE LOCAL CHURCH IS ADDRESSING THIS SOCIAL PROBLEM. FOR DETAILS THE CATHOLIC CHARITIES CARE MINISTRY WEBSITE IS HTTPS://WWW.ARCHINDY.ORG/CARE/INDEX.HTM
ARGUMENTS FOR THE SANCTITY OF LIFE - January is Respect Life Month. Tim O'Donnell and Marc Tuttle lay out the philosophical and Catholic moral arguments to support the sanctity of life from conception to natural death. https://www.archindy.org/criterion/local/2021/01-08/march.html
CHRISTIAN UNITY - In this segment of Faith in Action, our guest Father Rick Ginther, director, for the Office of Ecumenism and Interreligious affairs, talks with co-hosts Brigid Ayer and Jim Ganley, about Christian unity and the Week of Prayer for Unity, January 17-23, 2021. For details about the ministry of ecumenism and interreligious affairs, for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis the website is www.archindy.org/ecumenism/
Indiana March For Life & Prayer Vigil - Marc Tuttle, President of Right to Life Indianapolis talks with Faith In Action co-hosts, Brigid Ayer and Kent Blandford about the Annual Indiana March for Life and the events surrounding it. A memorial Mass will be held at St. John the Evangelist at 10:30am Friday, Jan. 22. On the eve of the March, a Prayer Vigil will take place Thursday, Jan. 21 at St. Elizabeth Seton, Carmel, IN from 7pm-9pm. The event is free. A donation of diapers will be collected at the door and distributed to a local crisis pregnancy centers. For details the website is https://www.archindy.org/humanlifeanddignity/march.html
UPDATE: THE INDIANA MARCH FOR LIFE HAS BEEN SWITCHED TO A CAR PARADE AROUND THE INDIANA CAPITOL, AND A PARKING LOT RALLY AT ST. ELIZABETH SETON, IN CARMEL, IN.
THE MEMORIAL MASS WILL TAKE PLACE AS SCHEDULED AT 10:30AM, FRIDAY. JAN. 22 @ ST. JOHN'S THE EVANGELIST CHURCH IN DOWNTOWN INDY.
Nutrition & Wellness in the New Year - In this segment of Faith in Action, guest Heather Fink, a dietician with IUPUI and owner of Nutrition and Wellness Solutions, talks with co-hosts Brigid Ayer and Jim Ganley to decrypt what healthy eating means and aspects to wellness and how you can improve your health in the new year. For more information, the website is NutritionWellnessSolutions.org
“Awaken Your Faith” - Chris Moss & Katie Conway, Co-Founders of Awaken Your Faith, talk with Faith In Action co-hosts, Kent Blandford and Brigid Ayer about their ministry. Awaken in a fresh approach to growing in your Catholic Faith. This inspiring community encourages one another to know our faith, love our faith, and live it out in our everyday lives. For more information the website is www.awakenyourfaith.org