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Program for Monday, December 5, 2011 (#11-50)
American Catholic Radio explores the Advent season.



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Living Faith Living Faith
Producer Judy Zarick talks with Sr. Karen Zielinski about how to experience this season of Advent in a more spiritual fashion. She gives advice on how to have a healthy, holistic and holy holiday.

Ask a Franciscan Ask a Franciscan
Franciscan Father Don Miller answers these ethical questions: Does performing household chores on Sunday break the command to keep the Lord's Day holy? Is gambling sinful or just a form of entertainment? Would having a vasectomy restrict a husband from receiving the Eucharist? 

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 where we can see peacemaking references in the media.

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

This week's guest is Mary Elizabeth Ingham, a Sister of St. Joseph of Orange, California, professor of Philosophy and director of the Honors Program at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Sister Mary Beth specializes in medieval philosophy and in particular the Franciscan tradition and thought of Blessed John Duns Scotus. A member of the summer faculty at St. Bonaventure University's Franciscan Institute, Sister Mary Beth is a popular speaker with various Franciscan groups. She spoke with ACR last summer about the role John Duns Scotus played in bringing forth the idea of Mary's Immaculate Conception.



Mary Elizabeth Ingham, CSJ, Professor of Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles.

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