Select segments from the show on The Catholic Channel - SiriusXM ch. 129

Shawn Raynond is co-founder of the U.S. Public Service Academy, which calls for the establishment of a public-service-oriented undergraduate school modeled on the U.S. military academies.  A bill before congress earned bi-partisan support this past year, and The Academy has earned endorsements from more than 90 college presidents, including three former superintendents of West Point. He is a partner at the law firm of Susman Godfrey LLP in Houston, Texas.  Earlier this year, he received an Outstanding Young Lawyer Award, given annually to one Houston attorney under the age of 38 who best represents professional excellence and service to clients, the community, and the Bar. (Originally aired: 10/28/09)

Direct download: Interview_ShawnRaymond.mp3
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A listener calls in with what is probably a common question, but one not often easily resolved: How do I get my kids to like church? (Originally aired: 10/15/09)
Direct download: 10-15-09_ChurchKids.mp3
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Father dave talks with the incredibly talented author, Anne Rice! One of America's most read and celebrated authors, Anne Rice is known for weaving the visible and supernatural worlds together in epic stories that both entertain and challenge readers. Her books are richly filled with history, belief, philosophy, religion, and compelling characters that examine and extend our physical world beyond the limits we perceive. After two volumes of her moving life of Jesus Christ (Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt and Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana) and her spiritual memoir Called Out of Darkness, her newest book, ANGEL TIME is a return to the rich imagination and compelling worlds of Anne's early novels, combined with the inspiration of her renewed faith. (Originally aired: 11/06/09)

Direct download: Interview_AnneRice.mp3
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Father Dave interviews Pastor Douglas Wilson from the new documentary entitled "Collision" which is based on the book and controversial debate between him and renowned atheist journalist Christopher Hitchens: Is Christianity Good For the World? (Originally aired: 10/27/09)
Direct download: Interview_DouglasWilson.mp3
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