Strong Catholic Dad: On this segment of Faith in Action, co-hosts Jim Kent Blandford and Brigid Ayer are joined by Michael O’Rourke, Founder of Strong Catholic Dad to talk about advocating for strong morality in fathers to pass down their faith to the next generation. For more information, their website is www.strongcatholicdad.com
A Millennial in Paradise - Holy Lives for a Modern Age - On this segment of Faith in Action, co-hosts Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer are joined by Michael J. Lichens, Editor of Catholic Exchange, to talk about Carlo Acutis’s life, a modern candidate for sainthood, detailed in the book A Millennial in Paradise. For more information, their website is https://www.sophiainstitute.com/products/item/a-millennial-in-paradise
THE MISSION OF ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI - This week Peter and Leslie delve into the life and mission of St. Francis of Assisi and how that contributes to the ongoing mission of evangelization.
WHEN IS A HUMAN NOT A HUMAN? CHIMERAS, HYBRIDS AND TRANSHUMANISM - Ethicist Dr. Jason Eberl joins Tim O'Donnell and Marc Tuttle for a discussion of the ramifications of scientific "enhancement" of the human species.
On this segment of Faith in Action, co-hosts Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer are joined by Anita Siccardi EdD APRN FMGNA, Dean Emeritus Marian University and Patricia Partridge, Seton Healthcare Advocate to talk about Seton Parish Health & Wellness Ministry and its role in serving the community. For more information: https://www.setoncarmel.org/health-wellness/
This week Peter and Leslie Doane introduce the Seven Pillars of Catholic Discipleship. We heard the call from Pope Francis to become missionary disciples. This is a lifelong process rather than a gift bestowed at baptism. Discipleship becomes a clear lifechanging dynamic!
Michael & Alicia Hernon join 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 how your family can get in on the "Play and Pray Challenge Summer 2021." Details: www.messyfamilyproject.org
Communication, the Media, and Journalistic Responsibility - On this segment of Faith in Action, co-hosts Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer are joined by William Schmitt, a journalist, author, and adjunct faculty member at Holy Cross College, to talk about modern journalism. They discuss how journalism has changed over time, journalistic transparency, and how you can be more attuned with your news sources. To connect with Schmitt, his blog is called OnWord and the website is https://onword.net/
Understanding the Jesus Code, Soul Healing Retreat with Julian of Norwich - On this segment of Faith in Action, co-hosts Jim Ganley and Brigid Ayer are joined by Carolyn Berghuis, a Catholic author and inspirational speaker, to talk about her book Understanding the Jesus Code and how mental health and faith intertwine. They also discuss her upcoming Soul Healing retreat. For more information, her website is https://www.carolynberghuis.com/
IGNATIUS OF ANTIOCH - This week Peter and Leslie unpack the second command in the Great Commission., "Make disciples of every nation." We discuss the writings of the great saint, Ignatius of Antioch, and how the early church took up the call to make disciples. Finally, we share how becoming a twenty-first-century Catholic disciple Rebuilds our Church!