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  • 00:29

    Saint Ignatius of Loyola ALIVE: A Monologue

    in Christianity

    Saint Ignatius is permitted by the Lord to live in the 21st Century; here are some of his thoughts on the Roman Catholic Church in this century and Pope Francis--a traditional Roman Catholic Monologue.

  • 00:30

    Scattered Sheep Report with Jackie Alnor

    in Religion

    Jackie looks at the corruption in the Society of Jesus -- the Jesuits -- and how the founder, Loyola, brought in corruption that is seen today in the Spiritual Formation error and even in the popularity of Sado-Masichism.

  • 00:45

    Jesuit Ignatius Loyola "Spiritual Exercises" BUZZ words

    in History

    Key Buzz words, contemplative prayer, experiential Christianity, relational Christianity are key words in understanding spiritual formation.


    The Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola (composed from 1522–1524) are a set of Christian meditations, prayers and mental exercises, divided into four thematic 'weeks' of variable length, designed to be carried out over a period of 28 to 30 days. They were composed with the intention of helping the retreatant to discern Jesus in his life, leading him to a personal commitment to follow him. Though the underlying spiritual outlook is Catholic, the exercises can also be undertaken by non-Catholics. The 'Spiritual Exercises' booklet was formally approved in 1548 by Paul III.


    The Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius form the cornerstone of Ignatian Spirituality[3]—a way of understanding and living the human relationship with God in the world exemplified in the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Although originally designed to take place in the setting of a secluded retreat, during which those undergoing the exercises would be focused on nothing other than the Exercises, in his introductory notes, Ignatius provides a model for completing the Exercises over a longer period without the need of seclusion. The Exercises were designed to be carried out while under the direction of a spiritual director. The Spiritual Exercises were never meant only for the vowed religious. Ignatius of Loyola gave the Exercises for 15 years before he was ordained, and years before the Society of Jesus was even founded. After the Society was formed, the Exercises became the central component of the Jesuit novitiate training program, and they usually take place during the first year of a two year novitiate. Ignatius considered the examen, or spiritual self-review, to be the most important way to continue to live out the experience of the Exercises after their completion.

  • 01:46

    “EMPIRE TALK BACK"

    in Television

    One of the big controversies from season one ‘Empire’ has been the off-camera debate of the use of the “N” word on the show. Empire star Terrence Howard has said its time to get real about the “N” word on TV and drop the stigma surrounding the word making the hip- hop drama more authentic. Costar Taraji P. Henson has said she is against it.“N*gga” - We’ve all heard and sometimes even have used the words but when is it ok and when it is not? Why do some elders cringe while some youth have embraced these words without feeling any stigma? Is it ok for Black folk to use the N word but not Whites? Would “Empire” be any more authentic if Lee Daniels used the “N” word? And what about those other words like B*tch, Fag, etc.? Tim'm T. West is a poet, scholar, rapper, and youth activist who was born in Cincinnati and raised primarily in rural Arkansas. Tim’m brings hip hop to the table and will probably be able to talk about how the younger generation perceives all the words that are considered Taboo by many. M Shelly Conner, PhD is the Executive Director of Quare Square Collective, Inc., she teaches Writing and Literature at Loyola University Chicago. Shelly brings more of the history and understanding of the exploration of the words so freely used by us all.
    Empire Talks, CWT4R Talks, now how about you, will you Talk? 



    Show Wednesday, April 15th starts at 8:30est/7:30cst, call into 347-215-8985 and Press 1 to take part in the conversation.

  • 00:31

    Klarchek Information Commons & Robert Seal, ACRL Academic Librarian of the Year

    in Education

    Robert Seal has demonstrated his commitment to developing the academic library in a number of ways. Known as a staunch advocate for international library cooperation, his ability to share information in a bilingual environment has made Seal a strong advocate for breaking down barriers and extending partnerships between libraries in the U.S. and Latin America. In addition, Seal is recognized both as a strong, visionary leader and as a caring mentor to new and experienced academic librarians. Having led libraries at a number of institutions, he is widely known for his commitment to hiring and developing innovative staff along with recognizing their contributions to the library and campus communities. Seal’s focus on developing human, along with physical, resources has earned him a reputation for re-envisioning the academic library. One of Seal’s major accomplishments is the planning and construction of the LEAF award-winning Loyola University Klarchek information Common.  Under Seal’s leadership and commitment to community engagement, the Klarchek Information Commons has placed the library at the heart of Loyola’s campus life and serves as an inspiration for similar projects at other institutions in Chicago and beyond.


    American Library Association. News. Robert A. Seal Named 2015 ACRL Academic/ Research Librarian of the Year. Robert A. Seal Named 2015 ACRL Academic/ Research Librarian of the Year. ALA, 13 Feb. 2015. Web. 06 Mar. 2015. <http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2015/02/robert-seal-named-2015-acrl-academic-research-librarian-year>.

  • 00:39

    The BYGP Locker Room Show (Dr. Erin Shannon)

    in Football

    Join us, for this very informative BYGP Locker Room Show, with Sports Psychologist, Dr. Erin Shannon. Many times as athletes, we fail to realize the connection between optimal performance and mental health and mental strength. Dr. Shannon, has been working on this connection for years and has also added Holistic elements to her services that have had a tremendous impact on the athletes she works with.


    Dr. Shannon, is the daughter of St. Louis Cardinals legend, Mike Shannon and is married to St. Louis Rams Defensive-Coordinator, Greg Williams. She graduated at the top of her class in all of her Degrees and currently posseses a Master's and Doctorate, from Pepperdine university. Dr. Shannon, is Reike certified and does extensive work with the St. Louis Rams players as well as MLB and NHL athletes. 


    This show is guaranteed to provide some powerful insight into the business of football and the mindset football players need to have if they want to have success in the industry. Don't miss out!


    -BYGP

  • 01:06

    VFTB 232: Johnny Cirucci - Illuminati Unmasked (Part 1)

    in Paranormal

    ONE OF the most effective ways to destroy a movement is from the inside. This is as true for the spiritual war as it is on a physical battlefield.


    We welcome a first-time guest, Johnny Cirucci, author of the new book Illuminati Unmasked, to discuss the Society of Jesus and the influence the Jesuits have had on world events. While it may seem like a conspiracy too vast, the evidence raises some important questions: Why have so many countries, including nations that are officially Roman Catholic, evicted the Jesuits over the last five centuries, and does the Society of Jesus operate in the service of, or in defiance of, the Vatican?


    Please join Derek and Sharon Gilbert Sunday mornings at 10:30 AM Central Time (UTC -5) for the Gilbert House Fellowship, our live online Bible study webcast. Log on to www.GilbertHouse.org for more details.


    Discuss these topics at the PID Radio Cafe, visit the VFTB Facebook page, and check out the great Christian podcasters at the Revelations Radio Network.

  • 02:04

    Bishop James Long, Archbishop for the United States Old Catholic Church

    in Entertainment

    Bishop James was born in Louisville, Kentucky and was raised Roman Catholic.  He attended a Roman Catholic grade school and it was during the time while he was attending kindergarten that he knew that he had a calling to serve as a priest.  His mother had asked him what he wanted to be when he grew up and James pointed at the priest and said, “I want to do what he does.”  


     


    From then on, his calling to serve as a priest grew stronger as the years progressed until he decided to join the seminary and begin his formation.


     


    James attended St. Meinrad College but because of financial problems, the school had to close its doors.  Therefore, he transferred to Loyola University in Chicago and graduated.


     


    He continued his priestly studies by joining Saint Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, Illinois.  It was during this time that James began working closely with his spiritual director and through prayer, he decided that God was calling him to serve as a priest within the Independent Catholic Church.  


     


    Because of his theological differences with the Roman Catholic Church, James felt that it was better to be ordained within the Independent Catholic Church.  This decision was not an easy one and it was a decision that he made out of respect for the Roman Catholic Church and his calling.  


     


    He is currently the Archbishop for the United States Old Catholic Church and offers Spiritual and Life help for those who seek his assistance. 

  • 00:43

    Information Creation as a Process: The New IL Framework

    in Education

    Our next live show is titled, Information Creation as a Process: The New IL Framework. We will have special guests Trudi Jacobson and Craig Gibson – Co-Chair of the ACRL task force committee that led the charge in managing the transition from standards to framework. Please come join us (March 17th @ 11:30AM EST) in the discussion of creation, content and controversies of the framework.  #acrlframework  


     


    Next month, we will have Robert Seal - dean of university libraries at Loyola University Chicago. This year's (ACRL) Academic/Research Librarian of the Year. We will be discussing the award-winning Loyola University Klarchek Information Commons. 

  • 01:05

    CM Radio - Mar 18, 2015 - Danko Jones, Faith Healer, The Globe Series

    in Music

    Eighteen years. Twelve albums. Two gold records. Thirty-plus transatlantic treks. Fifteen Top 40 singles. Arena tours across 11 countries with Guns N Roses. A video trilogy starring Elijah Wood and Ralph Macchio. A feature- length documentary. An oral-history biography. Personal invites from Lemmy to join Motörhead on the road (and on water, for the 2014 Motörboat cruise). For most bands, that would amount to a hell of a career. For Toronto trio Danko Jones, it’s called “warming up." The band is fresh from the release of Fire Music, produced by Eric Ratz (Billy Talent, Monster Truck, Metric) and featuring 11 fresh tracks, and is now amidst a slew of global dates.


    As for Faith Healer, led by principal songwriter Jessica Jalbert, following the success of 2011’s self-released solo debut, Brother Loyola, the introspective songwriter set to work on penning another collection of inward looking dream pop played with laid back bravado. Engineered under the masterful watch of whip-smart producer—and fellow Mintie—Renny Wilson, the two bonded over their mutual affection for dreamy ‘60s garage rock and swaggering ‘70s singles while in the studio. Hinting at a slightly spacier sound, Cosmic Troubles will arrive March 31st.


    Finally, CM contributor Michael Saracino speaks about his new initiative, The Globe Series, which finds the musician and producer travelling to different cities around the world - from Vancouver to Sydney, New York to London - filming local songwriters and aiding in their long-distance collaborations.

  • 00:31

    Radio Program with Dr. NS Rajan, Tata Sons

    in Motivation

    Join the People Matters Radio Show Talking Matters. Be a part of the exciting conversations on motivation, passion, drive, learning, dreams and much more. A monthly radio show that brings to our readers learning from business & HR leaders about career, leadership, future and many more – First Friday of every month!


    For this show we have Dr. NS Rajan, who is the Member - Group Executive Council and Group Chief Human Resources Officer at TATA Sons. 


    He has three decades of work experience spanning industry and consulting in reputed companies such as Ranbaxy, Asian Paints, BlowPlast, ABC Consultants, and E&Y. Prior to joining E&Y, he was a director at Asia Online, a US multinational company.Dr Rajan is a visiting faculty member at premier business schools such as IIM-Ahmedabad, and XLRI, Jamshedpur. He has been recognised as HR Professional of the Year (2008) by the National HRD Network. Dr Rajan is a graduate in economics from Loyola College, Chennai, and a post graduate in business management from XLRI, Jamshedpur. He has completed his doctoral studies from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.