Telecare introduces Guided by Grace, a panel discussion program where Catholic women share their experiences and journeys of faith and spirituality as they explore issues with views rooted in foundations of Catholic beliefs and tradition. Sr. Meghan McArdle, a member of the Ursuline Sisters of Tildonk community, Allison O'Brien, the Respect Life Office Director for the Diocese of Rockville Centre, Carly-Anne Gannon, a Ph.D. of Religious Education candidate at Fordham University, and Mary DeTurris Poust, a Catholic author, columnist, and blogger share a journey of faith and discovery with the hope of bringing themselves and all women of faith closer to Holy Mary, Mother of God, striving to traverse a journey truly Guided by Grace.
Guided by Grace invites viewers to join the discussion Monday at 8:30pm, Tuesday at 10:30am and 9:30pm, Thursday at 8:30pm, and Saturday at 11:30am and 9:30pm.
Viewers are encouraged to join the discussion by emailing questions, comments, and program topic suggestions to: GuidedbyGrace@TelecareTV.org
Guided by Grace - Young Women & Self-Image - Body image plays a big part in being confident, but what about girls and women who have altered perceptions of their own appearance? Join the hosts as they discuss how the pressures on young women today and the importance of them knowing that they were made in the image and likeness of God. PHONE GUEST: Leah Darrow, Catholic Speaker
Guided by Grace - Contraception/Natural Family Planning - You have heard that the church is against contraception but have you ever wondered why? Join the hosts as they discuss these reasons, as well as the benefits of the church's natural option that women can choose instead.
GUEST: Dr. Jennifer DeMarco, NFP Coordinator
Guided by Grace - Social Media - Technology and the communications media play a large role in modern society, but they can be easily abused or used as a substitution for face-to-face interaction. Join the hosts as they discuss how social media can be used to benefit the church, and to better ourselves without creating extra static. SKYPE GUEST: Matt Palmer, USCCB
Guided by Grace - Role Models - Meet the hosts of Guided by Grace! Join them as they discuss the significance of the title and goals of Guided by Grace, as well as who has inspired each of them in their faith-based lives and who they think are good role models for females of all ages to aspire to be like. SKYPE GUEST: Pia Septien, author
Guided by Grace - Faithful Citizenship - Faithful citizenship is our civic responsibility to be concerned about the issues and candidates that affect our lives and the lives of others. As Catholics, we have been called to be engaged, to make a difference, and to make decisions based on a well-formed conscience. Join the hosts as they discuss the reasons why we should get involved, and how we can fulfill this mission year round.
Guided by Grace - Year of Faith - Pope Benedict XVI has set aside a special year (October 11th, 2012 through November 24th, 2013) for Catholics to rediscover the joy of believing, to strengthen their faith, and to draw the world to faith by their example. Join the hosts as they discuss the meaning behind the Year of Faith, and how we can best live the holy year as women and as Catholics around the world. GUEST: Most. Rev. Nelson J. Perez, Aux. Bishop, Diocese of Rockville Centre
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