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Catholic Moments #136 - Father Larry Richards

Father Larry Richards is a popular, captivating preacher and a favorite speaker at Catholic conferences.  He aslo serves as the pastor an inner city parish, St. Joseph Church/Bread of Life Community in Erie, Pennsylvania.  Father Richards is the author of Be a Man!: Becoming the Man God Created You to Be. His inspirational and challenging talks have changed the hearts, minds and lives of millions world wide.

Someplace between the incessant demands of an alarm clock and the whining of a young one who won't go to sleep -- have you found time for YOU and SILENCE? Finding silence is the topic of Deacon Tom's reflection for this week.

Lisa Mladnich shares an Amazing Minute this week on Holy Purity.

Avery talks about her Confirmation saint, St. Frances Xavier Cabrini and her inspiring life story as it relates to God's call in our own lives.

Mary’s love is a great grace, and in this week’s Mary Moment, Sarah Reinhard shares a quote from My Ideal: Jesus, Son of Mary that gives us all a better understanding of how that is.

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Catholic Moments #135 - Mary Moore Our guest on this week's episode, Catholic wife and mom Mary Moore, is the author of a new book entitled Rocking the Cradle Catholic Mary is a syndicated writer and speaker.  Her column "Wholly Family" has been encouraging Catholic families in the Diocese of Phoenix for five years.  Mary and her husband Mark live in Mesa, Arizona with their four children.  Be sure to enter for your chance to win a copy of Mary's wonderful book by visiting our Rocking the Cradle Catholic Giveaway.

Recent events in Haiti have many wondering what we can do? Can we take action so the world will never see large-scale tragedy and suffering again? Deacon Tom's reflection for today is called RIPPLES. In addition to prayer and perhaps a financial donation to Haiti relief, Tom's idea is a way to consider our part in building up the kingdom of God.

Avery shares ideas about making a difference in Haitian relief efforts as a teen and talks about the call to service that God gives us.   Visit Catholic Relief Services to share your support.

We have a new "amazing" member of our Catholic Moments team!  Meet Lisa Mladinich this week with the first of her "Amazing Minute" series.

Kids in the background and the promise of peace: it’s a tall order for a Mary Moment (and more than a little contradictory, we know), but it’s all Sarah Reinhard was able to pull together this week, inspired by the prayer card that also inspired her column this week at Catholic Exchange’s Today’s Catholic Woman.

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Catholic Moments #134 - Marshall Cook This week's guest on Catholic Moments, Marshall Cook, is a former professor, noted speaker and time and stress management expert.  Marshall joins us to discuss this latest book Time Management: A Catholic Approach.

What in the world is SPIRITUAL MOTHERHOOD? Deacon Tom introduces the topic on this Deacon Moment, and he invites women of all ages and status to consider sponsoring the spiritual journey of a member of the clergy.

It’s a Mary Moment with some raw thoughts about grief and about Mary’s role as a comforter to us, as Sarah Reinhard reflects on the recent pain and grief in her life and Mary’s role in helping her feel comforted.

Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall? What spiritual season are you in? Avery from the Live WTL podcast shares and idea fromHave Faith: Sustaining the Spirit for Confirmation and Beyond, A Candidate and Sponsor Resource by Micheal Carotta.

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Category:Author Interviews -- posted at: 2:30am UTC

Catholic Moments #133 - Annie Karto

As a Catholic singer-songwriter and inspirational speaker, this week's guest Annie Karto hopes to stir the flame in the Catholic Church through the power of God's great gift of music.  Her beautiful song "You Are a Priest Forever" has inspired so many!

What if Jesus said to you that He only wanted one New Year's Resolution. With that as a premise -- Deacon Tom explores what ONE THING he would resolve in 2010. And what might your's be?

Sarah Reinhard shares her struggle with resolutions and a suggestion from My Ideal: Jesus, Son of Mary, by Fr. Emil Neubert.

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Category:Music -- posted at: 3:26pm UTC