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American Catholic Radio begins its Lenten series on the personal journey of conversion and renewal of faith, and looks at Ash Wednesday and how we begin the



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Living Faith Living Faith
Producer Judy Zarick sits down with ACR host Fr. Greg Friedman and talks to him about his new book, Lent with the Saints: Daily Reflections. Father Greg mentions some of the saints he uses in his book and tells us why they are such good companions during this season of Lent.  

Ask a Franciscan Ask a Franciscan
Franciscan Father Dan Kroger answers these pastoral questions: May the sacristan clean the vessels that have been used for the Eucharist? When is a genuflection required and when is it sufficient to bow?

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. Sister Rose will speak about Pope Benedict's theme for the World Day of Communication: how to be silent, to hear and live God's Word in the world of media especially during Lent.

Sr. Rose Pacatte, FSP

Minute Meditation Minute Meditation
Barbara Beckwith reads from Living a Spirituality of Action: A Woman's Perspective, written by Joan Mueller and published by Franciscan Media.

"Living a Spirituality of Action: A Woman's Perspective," by Joan Mueller; Called to Holiness serie

Exploring Our Faith Exploring Our Faith
As Lent begins, Catholic parishes around the world welcome not only parishioners, but others interested in beginning this time of personal conversion, preparation for Baptism and the renewal of our Catholic identity. As the churches fill with folks interested in receiving ashes, John Feister talks with faith-formation leader Jeanne Hunt, who gives us not only a perspective on this important date in the liturgical calendar, but on the spiritual journey of Lent.

Jeanne Hunt, Franciscan Media's Catechetical Advisor and Institutional Market Product Development Co

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