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Program for Monday, March 5, 2012 (#12-11)
American Catholic Radio continues its Lenten series on the personal journey of conversion and renewal of faith, and looks at how to grow closer to Christ dur

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Living Faith Living Faith
Producer Judy Zarick interviews Anita Neidert. Anita shares how serving others during tough times can ease the stress in your own life. Anita remembers many struggles in the past couple of years but remains joyful at the presence of God in her life.

Ask a Franciscan Ask a Franciscan
Franciscan Father Hilarion Kistner answers these scriptural questions: Why does Jesus often tell the person that he's healed not to reveal the healing? Why do Jesus and John the Baptist seem to be meeting for the first time in John the Evangelist's Gospel? Was Abraham's nephew Lot involved in the immoral behavior in Sodom and Gomorrah?

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 address the question: can we grow closer to Christ at the movies, watching TV, reading books, or playing video games?

Sr. Rose Pacatte, FSP

Minute Meditation Minute Meditation
Barbara Beckwith reads from Lent With the Saints: Daily Reflections, written by Greg Friedman, O.F.M. and published by Franciscan Media.

"Lent with the Saints: Daily Reflections," by Greg Friedman, OFM.

Exploring Our Faith Exploring Our Faith
John Feister's guest is Franciscan Father Albert Haase. He is a preacher, teacher, spiritual director and co-host with his sister, Ursuline Sister Bridget Haase, of the weekly Spirit and Life radio program on the Relevant Radio Network and Baraga Broadcasting. Father Albert is director of the International Institute for Clergy Formation based at Seton Hall University in South Orange, N.J.  He earned his doctorate in historical theology from Fordham University and lived in China for 10 years, where he taught English in Chinese universities. Father Albert is the author of numerous works on popular spirituality, most recently This Sacred Moment: Becoming Holy Right Where You Are, and a 12-part audiobook series called The Lord’s Prayer: A Summary of the Entire Gospel. He spoke with John about how spiritual direction can help us draw closer to God. 

Albert Haase, OFM, preacher, teacher, spiritual director and director of clergy formation.

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