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Living Divine Mercy TV Show Episode 149

In Jesus’ day, women had no social status and were often assigned inferior roles. But the women who accompanied Jesus were happy to serve quietly and gave generously out of their resources. Key among them was Mary Magdalene (feast day: July 22). Father Chris Alar, MIC, shares the story of this future saint and how the notorious novel The Da Vinci Code got it so wrong. Then hear the incredible story of Courtney who, in her short life and amid terrible suffering, was a constant witness to love and the Face of Christ.

Living Divine Mercy TV Show Episode 148

Everyone is familiar with the story in the book of Genesis about Noah, the ark, and the great flood that destroyed the world. But is the story true, and if so, how did it happen? Father Chris Alar, MIC, explains, revealing the underlying message of repentance and acceptance of God’s mercy. Then hear Archbishop Timothy Broglio, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, tell how he is steering the “ark” that is the Catholic Church in the United States.

Living Divine Mercy TV Show Episode 147

July 6 is the feast day of one of the most inspirational – and youngest – saints in the history of the Catholic Church: St. Maria Goretti, only 11 years old when she was killed. Father Chris Alar, MIC says her example of forgiveness to her attacker has had  –  and still has –  a profound impact. Then hear the powerful story of Frank Ramirez who also lost a daughter at a young age but believes the way in which she died is the workmanship of an all-good and all-loving God.

Living Divine Mercy TV Show Episode 146

Saints Peter and Paul, whose feast day is June 29, are two heavyweights in the history of the Catholic Church. In fact, they were the original “Odd Couple”: one denied Christ after being chosen by Him, and the other was chosen by Christ after having denied Him. Father Chris Alar, MIC, explains how the future saints had something powerful in common: both were transformed by encountering Christ, the Living God. Then hear the story of Emmaus Health Partners, a Catholic-centered medical practice in Ann Arbor, Michigan which puts human dignity at the center of their care.

Living Divine Mercy TV Show Episode 145

Some people say the Rosary is not based on the Bible. Nothing could be further from the truth, starting with the first chapter of the Gospel of Luke! Join Fr. Chris Alar, MIC, as he reveals the mysteries of the Rosary found throughout the New Testament. Then hear the story of Fr. Eric Bergman and St. Thomas More Parish near Scranton, Pennsylvania, and how an entire town was transformed through the power of prayer. 

Living Divine Mercy TV Show Episode 143

We are all called by God to a vocation, whether to consecrated life and serving Him; to the single life; or to marriage – we are all called to holiness. Father Donald Calloway, MIC, explains what a vocation is, and how to hear God telling you what your vocation might be. Then hear the story of Burke Masters, who thought his vocation was to be a Major League baseball player, but then God threw him a curveball.

Living Divine Mercy TV Show Episode 142

There may be no medieval figure whose life is better documented than that of St. Joan of Arc, whose feast day we celebrate on May 30. Father Chris Alar, MIC, reveals how God worked through a mere teenager, a real battlefield commander, to change the tide of history – and how she courageously accepted martyrdom rather than compromise her faith. Then hear the inspiring story of Project CURE, working tirelessly in Ukraine to bring vital supplies and medical assistance to those in need.

Living Divine Mercy TV Show Episode 89 - Pentecost

Who is the Holy Spirit? What is the meaning of Pentecost? How does it prove marriage is between a man and a woman? Join Fr. Chris Alar, MIC, as he sheds light on the third person of the Holy Trinity to prepare us to celebrate Pentecost. We’ll also hear the great story of Divine Mercy Academy and its founder who has definitely been inspired by the Holy Spirit.

Living Divine Mercy TV Show Episode 140

Saint Thérèse of Lisieux, the “Little Flower,” is one of the most popular and well-known Catholic Saints. She said her mission was to “make God loved as I love Him, to give my little way to souls.” Brother Ryan, MIC, explains this new spirituality which can supercharge our relationship with our Lord. Then hear the inspiring story of a group of high school students from Louisville, Kentucky, whose “St. Joseph of Arimathea Society” performs the corporal work of mercy of burying the dead.

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