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Program for Monday, November 28, 2011 (#11-49)
American Catholic Radio explores the Advent season.

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Living Faith Living Faith
Producer Judy Zarick interviews Fr. Greg Friedman, host of ACR and author of a new book, Advent with the Saints. Fr. Greg takes a look at how the saints can be our special friends during this season of Advent.

Ask a Franciscan Ask a Franciscan
Franciscan Father Greg Friedman answers these pastoral questions: When does Advent begin and end? Is it sinful for a married couple to engage in intercourse if they're not planning to have a baby?

On Faith and Media On Faith and Media
Direct from Hollywood, ACR presents Sister Rose Pacatte from the Daughters of St. Paul. Her mission is to help people of faith understand what we’re seeing and hearing all around us. She’s an educator, author, movie reviewer for the Catholic press, and she’s won numerous awards for her passion to illuminate what’s good in today’s popular culture. Sr. Rose talks this week about media mindfulness and how we need to pay attention to the way in which we watch television..  

Sr. Rose Pacatte, FSP

Minute Meditation Minute Meditation
Barbara Beckwith reads from "Advent Day-by-Day: Rest Stops for a Rushed People," by Susan K. Rowland. A Catholic Update article published by St. Anthony Messenger Press.

"Advent Day by Day: Rest Stops for a Rushed People," by Susan K. Rowland. A Catholic Update article.

Exploring Our Faith Exploring Our Faith
John Feister's guest is Father Alfred McBride, O.Praem. He’s an educator, retreat director, frequent radio and TV guest, and prolific author, and this year he was honored for his work in faith-formation by the National Conference for Catechetical Leaders. He’s taught at the Catholic University of America and was president of the University of Albuquerque for three years. He holds a doctorate in Religious Education from Catholic University of America and is the author of over 40 books and many, many articles on religious education. St. Anthony Messenger Press soon will release his latest book The Challenge of the Cross: Praying the Stations in both print and audiobook formats. Father Al spoke with John about the Advent scriptures that help us prepare for Christmas.

Alfred McBride, OPraem, prolific author, retreat director, frequent media guest

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