You are invited to join me this week for An Engaging Faith on Breadbox Media daily at 4pm EST
Gifts of the Visitation by Denise Bossert (Ave Maria Press), & Time to Get Ready by Fr. Mark Villano (Paraclete Press)
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3rd Week of Advent Anticipation!
Denise Bossert joins us to discuss Gifts of the Visitation, An Encore with Ginny Moyer and Random Moments of Grace, Fr. Mark Villano with Time to Get Ready
And repeat co-hosts Tony Agnesi and Margaret Felice!
Monday: Denise Bossert , The daughter and former wife of Protestant ministers, Bossert converted to the Catholic Church in 2005 after being inspired by the books of St. John of the Cross and St. Teresa of Avila. Denise writes a syndicated column called Catholic by Grace for diocesan newspapers across the United States. She has also written for Canticle Magazine (now called Women of Grace), Women for Faith and Family, and Catholic Exchange.Bossert is a member of the Legion of Mary, Catholic Writers Guild, and ACTS Retreat Community. She gives talks at parishes and to women’s groups on conversion, women of salvation history, and spiritual mentoring.
Tuesday: Ginny Kubitz Moyer, an award-winning writer with a focus on motherhood and spirituality. Her book Random MOMents of Grace: Experiencing God in the Adventures of Motherhood celebrates the spiritual adventure of parenting, showing how grace can be found even amid the laundry and the Legos. Her first book “Mary and Me: Catholic Women Reflect on the Mother of God” (winner of a 2009 Catholic Press Award) shares modern women’s thoughts on the world’s most famous mother. Ginny lives with her husband and two small boys in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she trips over toys, teaches high school English, and does her best to approach it all with mindfulness and humor.
Wednesday: Tony Agnesi who is Finding God’s Grace in Everyday Life is the Senior Vice President of Rubber City Radio Group, WQMX, WONE, and WAKR in Akron and WNWV in Cleveland and member of Radio and Television Hall of Fame. A relentless storyteller, his Sunday blog and Wednesday podcast have an International audience in over 70 counties and has been translated in over 40 languages. Tony and his wife Diane have two adult sons and are members of the Sacred Heart of Jesus parish in Wadsworth, Ohio.
Thursday: Fr. Mark Villano, a native of New Haven, Connecticut, studied theology at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., where he received his Master of Divinity degree. He has ministered at parishes and campus ministry centers across the country, including at the University of Texas, UCLA, Ohio State University, and Yale. He earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from the School of Cinematic Arts at USC and served as Director of Creative Development at Paulist Productions. Currently, he is Director of Mission and Ministry at Marymount California University, south of Los Angeles. Besides teaching in both the Religion/ Philosophy and Arts/Media departments, he pursues his interest in the connections between faith and popular culture.
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 Catholic!