The Daily Refill for Tuesday, December 21, 2021 (airing throughout the day) features conversations on Saint Peter Canisius; the big-screen hit, Christmas with the Chosen; and a 12-year-old who didn’t let his disability keep him from fulfilling his farming dream.
CNA Newsroom (airing 7:06-7:15am EST) features a conversation with John Kraemer, a disability advocate from Michigan who, for the past 20 years, built giant Catholic churches out of LEGOs.
Catholic Sprouts (airing 7:15-7:21am EST) features prayer on the Incarnation for Tuesday, December 21, 2021.
On Ave Spotlight (airing 7:26-7:50am EST), join Chenele on this special Christmas episode with our good friend Father Joe Laramie, SJ, of the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network, as he leads us through an Ignatian meditation and talks about why Elf is the best holiday movie!
The Daily Mass Readings (airing 7:56-7:59am EST) for Tuesday, December 21, 2021 are from Songs 2:8-14; Psalms 33:2-3, 11-12, 20-21; and Luke 1:39-45.
On The Pilgrim Soul (airing 8:08-8:49am EST), Father Colin Parrish joins Sofia for a conversation about evangelization. Who is called to be a missionary? What does it mean to share the Gospel without proselytizing? Is it possible to be a witness for Christ in the everyday circumstances of an ordinary life? What if we fail?
The Abiding Together Podcast (airing 8:52-9:25am EST) concludes its four part Advent series revisiting the women Doctors of the Church with a discussion on peace through the life of St. Teresa of Avila. They discuss the key to peace as abiding in the love of Christ despite the storms of life; chat about peace that comes from rightly ordered relationships and the need to cultivate peace through daily acts of trust, rest, and surrender; and pray that as we near Christmas, you would experience the peace of Christ in a new way!
Jimmy Akin’s Mysterious World (airing 9:30-10:59am EST) goes back to 1941, when the US and Japan engaged in tense negotiations to avoid war, but failed. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss who was responsible for that failure; whether the failure was intended; and what role Soviet agent Harry Dexter White played in all this.
CNA Newsroom (airing 11:05-11:39am EST) features the unlikeliest of friendships: two college professors with very different viewpoints— Robert George and Cornel West— who became best friends; two heroes of the American political left and right, Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who were friends for 30 years; and the somewhat odd correspondence between Blessed Pius IX and Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy.
The Word on Fire Show (airing 11:42am-12:21pm EST) features a discussion on Vatican II. Word on Fire Institute Fellow Robert Mixa sits down with Father Blake Britton to discuss how Catholics can reclaim the teaching of Vatican II and embrace it as one of our greatest resources for being in the Church in a way that is faithful, engaged, and effective if we answer its radical call to worship and renewal.
On this Tuesday’s episode of Morning Jolt (airing 12:24-1:00pm EST), Sister Ignatia sits down with Sister Mary Bosco to talk about her experience of when it seemed like God changed in her life.