Jan. 9, 2012: Blessed John Paul II, Chastity and the Legislature
Summary: On this edition of The Bishop's Hour, we talk to international speaker George Weigel about his career as the foremost papal biographer. He will be in Phoenix Jan. 28 for the 4th Annual Celebration of Heroic Love and Life. His talk is titled "John Paul II and the Dark Side." David Lins, director of youth ministry at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Scottsdale, addresses listeners and parents about the virtue of chastity. Ron Johnson of the Arizona Catholic Conference, the legislative arm of the state's three dioceses, gives listeners an update as the Arizona State Legislature kicked off its session today. Finally, we’ll hear from Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted as he continues his reflections on the mysteries of the Church. 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 10 a.m. on 1310 AM Immaculate Heart Radio in Phoenix. Encore presentations can be heard each Thursday at 9 p.m. The Bishop's Hour is brought to you in part by our good friends at the non-profit Catholic Cemeteries and Mortuaries of the Diocese of Phoenix and the Catholic Community Foundation. Music for The Bishop's Hour courtesy of Carrick Ministries. We'd love to hear from you. Send us your feedback at firstname.lastname@example.org.