The Daily Refill for Monday, December 13, 2021 (airing throughout the day) features conversations on Our Lady of Guadalupe; a California college helping fight wildfires; and a Sister known as the “Angel of Hope” who is behind Alcoholics Anonymous.
On Let Love (airing 7:06am-7:39am EST), the Sisters talk about how we can let God reveal who we are to ourselves.; look into the lies we believe about ourselves; and discuss the truth Jesus speaks to us.
Catholic Sprouts (airing 7:45-7:52am EST) features tips for the family prating during this Christmas season, using the devotional The Joy of the Incarnation.
Catholic Bytes (airing 7:52-8:07am EST) features a discussion between Father Conrad and Father Blake Britton on what Vatican II really teaches us and where all of the confusion stems from. Since Vatican II there has been a development of factions within the Church – often seen as “liberal” and “conservative”. There is a disconnect between what people think Vatican II is about and what the documents actually say.
The Daily Mass Readings (airing 8:12-8:16am EST) for Monday, December 13, 2021 are from Numbers 24:2-7, 15-17a; Psalm 25:4-5ab, 6 and 7bc, 8-9; and Matthew 21:23-27.
The Messy Family Podcast (airing 8:25-9:10am EST) discusses the Advent season, what we do for Advent and how to inspire your family in this journey to Bethlehem, and how it is more than just a countdown to Christmas. It is a time of preparation for the coming of Christ, His coming at Christmas and His second coming. The Church gives us many beautiful traditions to help us lead our children to focus on more than just presents and treats, but instead on the true celebration of the gift of Jesus!
Do Something Beautiful (airing 9:13-10:11am EST) is the first of a 3 part Advent series spent pondering the Holy Family. Sister Miriam brings her tremendous love of Our Lady to this conversation about the role Our Lady played in the Holy Family and shows just how much we need Mary as a Mother.
Follow to Lead (airing 10:17-11:09am EST) features a conversation with Doctor Allen Hunt, Author, Speaker and Senior Advisor with Dynamic Catholic, the ministry founded by Matthew Kelly. Prior to his entrance into the Catholic Church in 2008, Dr. Hunt was the pastor of Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church in Alpharetta, Georgia, a congregation of 8,000 members just outside of Atlanta.
On Godsplaining (airing 11:12-11:47am EST), Father Gregory Pine and Father Bonaventure Chapman explore the themes of one of film’s most thoughtful directors: Terrence Malick.
This Monday’s episode of Church Life Today (airing 11:55am-12:25pm EST) features a conversation with Carolyn Pirtle, program director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy, discussing topics such as Advent music, Christmas movies, and obsessive concern with “progressive solemnity,” with both well-reasoned and unfounded opinions mixed in.
This Monday’s episode of The Sandwich Generation (airing 12:28-1:00pm EST) features a conversation with William Schmitt on how the family that plays together, stays together. Celebrate the season by being more playful with your loved ones! There are few things more important in life. Play can be an effective way to bring the generations closer together.