An Engaging Faith: 11/30-12/4

You are invited to join me this week for An Engaging Faith on Breadbox Media daily at 4pm EST.

Enter To Win a Copy of
Spiritually Able by David and Mercedes Rizzo (Loyola Press), River of Grace by Susan Bailey (Ave Maria Press) or God With Us by Greg Wolfe (Paraclete Press),
Drawing runs 11/20-12/ 4 Click to enter..

David and Mercedes Rizzo of Spiritually Able , Susan Bailey with River of GraceGreg Wolfe with God With Us 

and  Margaret Felice rounds off our week with a Catholic round table of discussion with Felice Fridays!

Monday:David and Mercedes Rizzo, David is a physical therapist who works with children and adults with developmental and physical disabilities. He is the author and presenter of a professional rehabilitation seminar entitled “Autism: Where neuroscience meets clinical practice.” David and his wife Mercedes have four children, one of whom, Danielle, has autism and is non-verbal. Dave and Mercedes developed picture-based materials and activities to explain the sacraments to Danielle to help prepare her for Holy Communion. This was featured on the Diocese of Trenton television program The Catholic Corner and in the Our Sunday Visitor magazine. They are here today to share their journey and to speak to their latest book Spiritually Able.

Tuesday:Susan Bailey, is a blogger, musician, and speaker who frequently contributes to and the Association of Catholic Women Bloggers. Her work has also appeared on, and Catholic Online. Bailey blogs at Be as One and Louisa May Alcott is My Passion. She also writes a monthly column for The Catholic Free Press called Be as One.  A professional musician and graphic artist, Bailey released three CDs, performed on EWTN and CatholicTV and at World Youth Day in 2002. She joins us to discuss her book River of Grace: Creative Passages Through Difficult Times.

Wednesday:Jacqueline O’Toole  owner of Sea el Cambio and ONE enterprises created to work in close collaboration with artisans in Nicaragua to transform lives and provide handcrafted fair trade products. Translated from Gandhi’s quote “You must be the change you wish to see in the world,” Sea el Cambio encourages customers to “be the change.” All products are ethically sourced through long-lasting partnerships with Nicaraguan artisans. Sea el Cambio works with these artisans to design handmade jewelry, pottery, bags, and paper goods. By increasing market access, our artisans have a reliable and steady source of income to support their families. Sea el Cambio donates a portion of its profits to FNE International who is working within the artisans communities to improve their living conditions.

Thursday: Greg Wolfeis editor of Image, one of America’s leading quarterly journals. He serves as Writer in Residence and Director of the low-residency MFA in Creative Writing program at Seattle Pacific University. His literary imprint, Slant Books, is published by Wipf & Stock. Wolfe’s books include Beauty Will Save the WorldIntruding upon the Timeless, and The Operation of Grace. He has served as a judge for the National Book Awards. He is here with us today to discuss God With Us: Rediscovering the Meaning of Christmas, a book he is co-editor of along with Greg Pennoyer

Felice Fridays!: Margaret Felice, Boston College alumnae and faculty member of Religion and Performing Arts at BC High in Boston MA, Opera Singer and blogger joins us for a fun an engaging talk about all things Catholi

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