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Living Faith Living Faith

Producer Judy Zarick talks with Valerie MacRae about how her artwork has been influenced by her faith. Valerie is able to utilize her artistic gift to experience God in a special way in the art that she creates.



Ask a Franciscan Ask a Franciscan
Franciscan Father Dan Kroger answers these pastoral questions: Why don't we confess our sins directly to God instead of going through a priest? Why does the priest wear different colored vestments at Mass? Is there a resource that contains a list of Church traditions?

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 look at stories of great charity in today's media.

Sr. Rose Pacatte, FSP

Minute Meditation Minute Meditation
Barbara Beckwith reads from "Ordinary Things, Sacred Meaning," a Catholic Update article written by Jeanne Hunt and published by Franciscan Media.

'Ordinary Things, Sacred Meaning,' by Jeanne Hunt. A "Catholic Update" article.

Exploring Our Faith Exploring Our Faith
John Feister's guest is Jon M. Sweeney. He’s an author, editor, and popular speaker with a wide range of interests. He co-founded and for many years was editor-in-chief of SkyLight Paths Publishing in Vermont. He also has served as editor of Paraclete Press. Mr. Sweeney is the author of many books including The Road to Assisi, Cloister Talks, and Light in the Dark Ages: The Friendship of Francis and Clare of Assisi; and two memoirs, Almost Catholic and Born Again and Again, which won an Award of Merit from Christianity Today. His most recent book, The Pope Who Quit: A True Medieval Tale of Mystery, Death and Salvation recently was published as an audiobook by Franciscan Media. He spoke with John about being a disciple of Jesus.

Author and editor Jon M. Sweeney

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