Jan. 21, 2013 – The Catechism, A Martyr’s Crown and Crisis Pregnancy Help

We mark the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade with events throughout the Diocese of Phoenix this week. On our show we talk with the executive director of 1st Way crisis pregnancy center and hear about how they are helping women choose life. Ambria Hammel/CATHOLIC SUN

This week Eric Westby, director of parish leadership certification with the Kino Institute helps us take a closer look at the Catechism of The Catholic Church. Joyce Coronel, author and columnist for The Catholic Sun shares her story and her new book “A Martyr’s Crown” to help us understand the plight of the Chaldean Catholics and an upcoming event to help them. Christine Accurso, executive director or 1st Way talks about the work of this pro-life crisis pregnancy center and their mission to help women choose life. Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted concludes his series on Vatican II in his weekly message.

The Bishop’s Hour is a program produced by and for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, presenting Church news and theological reflections, discussing contemporary issues facing today’s Catholics in Arizona, and featuring a weekly message from Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted. It airs each Monday at 11 a.m. on 1310 AM Immaculate Heart Radio in Phoenix. Encore presentations can be heard each Thursday at 9 p.m.

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