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Show Notes for Friday, 12/11/2020

Happy feast of Pope St. Damasus! On today’s show, Matt Swaim and Anna Mitchell look at the life of this pontiff who commissioned St. Jerome to translate the Bible into Latin. Guests include Dr. John Cuddeback of Christendom College to discuss an online philosophy course he’s giving through the Institute of Catholic Culture, Ken Craycraft on how Joe Biden’s pick for Health and Human Services poses multiple threats to religious liberty, Steve Ray on rivers and streams in the Bible, and Amy Welborn on why the 3rd Sunday in Advent in Italy is known as “Bambinelli Sunday.” Plus news, weather, sports and a whole lot more…

Dr. John Cuddeback is online at instituteofcatholicculture.org.

Amy Welborn, author of Bambinelli Sunday.

Ken Craycraft is online at athenaeum.edu.

Steve Ray is online at catholicconvert.com.

Dr. Jim Schroeder is online at james-schroeder.com.

Msgr. Charles Pope is online at blog.adw.org.

Bobby Schindler is online at lifeandhope.com.

Fr. Jonathan Duncan’s episode of The Journey Home can be watched at chnetwork.org.

Joseph Pearce is online at jpearce.co.

Gary Zimak is online at followingthetruth.com.

Catherine Fishlock is online at stgertrude.org.

Vivian Dudro is online at ignatiuspress.com.


An Advent Prayer

Come, long-expected Jesus.
Excite in me a wonder at the wisdom and power of Your
Father and ours.
Receive my prayer as part of my service of the Lord
who enlists me in God’s own work for justice.

Come, long-expected Jesus.
Excite in me a hunger for peace: peace in the world,
peace in my home, peace in myself.

Come, long-expected Jesus.
Excite in me a joy responsive to the Father’s joy.
I seek His will so I can serve with gladness, singing and

Come, long-expected Jesus.
Excite in me the joy and love and peace
it is right to bring to the manger of my Lord.
Raise in me, too,
sober reverence for the God who acted there,
hearty gratitude for the life begun there,
and spirited resolution to serve the Father and Son.

I pray in the name of Jesus Christ,
whose advent I hail. Amen.