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Living Faith Living Faith
Producer Judy Zarick sat down with contemporary country star Collin Raye. Besides putting out a new CD of hymns Collin has been asked to be the national spokesperson for the Terry Schiavo Life and Hope Network. The Network seeks to raise awareness about euthanasia and the care of persons with disabilities.  

Collin Raye's website

Ask a Franciscan Ask a Franciscan
Franciscan Father Greg Friedman answers these pastoral questions: Is it necessary to believe in the Marian apparitions? Is it wrong to omit the Fatima prayer after each decade of the rosary?

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. This week Sr. Rose will highlight movies about the difference people who are different can make in our lives.

Sr. Rose Pacatte, FSP

Minute Meditation Minute Meditation
Jonathan Montaldo reads from Contemplative Prayer, by Thomas Merton. Published in audiobook form by Franciscan Media.

"Contemplative Prayer," by Thomas Merton. A Franciscan Media audiobook read by Jonathan Montaldo.

Exploring Our Faith Exploring Our Faith
John Feister’s guest is Richard M. Doerflinger. He’s currently the Associate Director of the Secretariat of Pro-life Activities for the USCCB, and a leader in the pro-life movement for more than 30 years. Mr. Doerflinger has been involved in every life issue, including embryo research, abortion, physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia, at the federal and state level. He’s an adjunct fellow in bioethics and public policy at the National Catholic Bioethics Center. He frequently writes and speaks on euthanasia, assisted suicide, embryo experimentation and reproductive technologies. He spoke with John about the pro-life issues that Catholics should be aware of in this election year. 

Richard M. Doerflinger, Associate Director of the USCCB Secretariat of Pro-life Activities

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