Once again on this Wednesday, Father Koys is sitting in for Father Anthony Bush and joined by Christina and Tony and everyone is doing ok, despite the cold outside. Father Koys shares with us clips from a new movie The Blood and The Rose documentary, and it's historical references. Father Koys uses these clips to explain several things in the past and present times as he often does with history. The various clips provide insights into historical times, places, people, and events that took place, such as: World War One, the rise of Communism, and others, as well as shared in the history of Mexico as well and the development of Catholicism.
On this Tuesday, everyone is ok, but dealing with the cold, snow, wind, and winter wonderland outside, including Gerri, dealing with this winter and causing problems, but getting through it. Tony is ok and very excited about Winter, but really, really cold dealing with it. Christina and Father Anthony are alright as well, with many confessions this morning and getting lot's done this morning too. But unfortunately, Father Anthony is going to visit the family of a woman who recently passed and he promised to visit. Father Anthony also talks about a tragic suicide that happened in China with a couple doing Christmas shopping for what might seem unusual reasons, leading to a discussion on God being active in our lives and that we shouldn't give up on Him and also brings up the "Dark Side" of the Church. An interesting discussion regarding singer/dance Rebecca Black and her latest song that has risen up the Collective Hate Father Anthony says it is, also the Dark Joy Of Gossip, in terms of things said on face book, twitter, and other comments made in the media on her and her songs. After the first break, Father Anthony points out the Takesha Meshe Kizart Opera Singer performance coming up this Sunday for all to see and hear and shares as promised, a little of an article he talked about earlier in regards to how Sunday is treated by people.
On this Monday afternoon, the first snow fall happened over the weekend and is mentioned at the start of the show today, but Winter can't stop Father Anthony and everyone today in this Winter Wonderland. This being the second week of Advent as well is shared today. Everyone is doing great and getting lot's done, except Father Anthony who still has a lot to do and joining us today is special guest Producer Oscar who is visiting today and last week too and for the first two years of the show has been with us. Oscar shares with us today a bit about his history with the show, as well as himself, his wife, family, and more on his background, interviewing some interesting people including Saddam Hussein. Father Anthony also shares some history and historical backgrounds around some of the things/concepts/places/locations/readings/ mentioned on the show Winds Of Change, and Oscar has history with that, one being reading The Book Of Revelations. Oscar also shares with us upcoming projects he's currently working on.
TGIF once again loyal listeners and today is St. Nicholas Day too, being the major topic of discussion for Father Anthony and everyone. Also, on a sad note, another topic is the tragic passing of former South African leader Nelson Mandela Thursday, for he's remembered today and his past talked about, as well as the kind of man he was, being caring and helpful. St. Nicholas is discussed further since today is his feast day, some of the traits he has for Christmas are talked about, such as coming down the chimney and gift giving. Other topics today include talking further on St. Nicholas Day, as well as readings of the Gospel again that have been read at mass here at St. Stanislaus Kostka, and putting our trust in God in our times of need or horrific things going on in the world today, having the strength and His strength to carry us through. .
The show opens with everyone feeling good and Father Anthony reveals the Top Names of 2013 this time for men and women, after revealing the Top Ten News Items Of 2013 yesterday. Names are discussed a bit further, as everyone shares their names and other names encountered from students, co-workers, and others. The latest story of radioactive material facing problems in Mexico is brought up, being the latest news story/update. Another story is related to technology and it being both tough and fun at the same time, giving it up is a concept talked about. Everyone shares how they feel where technology is leading us, down a path that could be bad or tough in terms of relationships and socialization or talking to each other. After the first break, Father Anthony talks about the crisis facing the Traditional Family and the redefinition of marriage in society today, especially what Pope Francis has said about it, changing how it is thought of and new/old ideas shared. Father Anthony also shares the multiple things in this crisis facing marriage and family. The signs of the times is upon us it seems during this discussion on how the world has changed in terms of this redefinition of marriage and technology from earlier and things are upside down Father Anthony says.
Father Thomas Loya is in for Father Anthony Bush once again, joined by Tony and later Christina and everyone feels good on the show today. Father Loya wishes everyone well, including friends of his that are listening, such as his friend Margret. First, Father Loya shares his opinions on information he has received recently, related to the idea of same sex marriages and abortion information Today the show has on the phone, two guests, both named Jim. The first is Deacon Jim Sinacore from the Infant Prague Parish and talks about the information Father Loya shares first and how his Parish is doing something about it, as well as things Jim Sinacore has done while at the Parish. For more information on Jim and his Parish. The second Jim on the show today is Jim Littleton from Frankfort, IL and his organization is Forming Faithful Families and Jim shares what he and his wife have dealt with in the organization, as well as personal triumphs they have gone through. For more information on Jim Littleton and Forming Faithful Families, visit: http://www.formingfaithfulfamilies.com.
Opening the show is Father Anthony and Gerri today, wondering where everyone is but that doesn't stop the show from going and the others walk in as the show goes on. But also, since the first week of December/Advent is here, that is one of the many major topics shared on the show today. Reflections are made on the show from yesterday having Geralyn Sullivan on the show and good to see her. Also, the idea of prioritizing things in your life with the five things a successful person does is brought up, such as exercise, getting sleep, and other things to reorganize your day and be a good day and successful. Another thing talked about are the Top Ten News Items Of 2013 are shared on the show, which includes the Boston Marathon Tragedy, Paula Deen's Lawsuit, North Korean Nuclear Missile Threats, The George Zimmerman Trial, The Royal Baby Birth, and others that were major stories/events/actions/tragedies in not only America, but the world as well. Today is the Feast of St. Francis Xavier and that is shared with listeners today. Also, since Advent and Christmas are almost upon us, everyone shares their opinions on this special time.
Bringing good spirits to everyone after the Thanksgiving holiday and getting ready for Christmas and Advent as well, everyone on Winds Of Change is doing great, but hard to believe that those are coming up already. Special guest today is: Geralyn Sullivan, daughter of the family who built the studio for Winds Of Change, bringing extremely good feelings and Father Anthony thanks for the studio. She reads from her recently published book, An Advent Poem for us too, sharing several things in relation to Advent, as well as share prayers too. Afterwards Geralyn shares a bit about herself and is asked questions related to Advent coming up, as well as Christmas and St. Stanislaus Kostka itself and her book, where she talks about where she got ideas/inspirations and who the artist for the illustrations are and more on who she has worked with in the past, some very influential and important people. Also, everyone shares how their Thanksgiving was as well and from everyone, pretty good and lot's to be thankful for. Final thoughts on the show are focusing on how God is with us and helps us since we all have traits and sinners.
The day before Thanksgiving and everyone is either really stressed out or distressed with lot's to do before that. The weather isn't helping it seems for Producer Nick, Christina and Gerri share how they feel stressed out, but Father Anthony assures us all that there is light and things will get better for us all. Advent is also coming up next week as well and everyone this morning too reminds everyone to be careful traveling out there on the roads and highways. Also, Christina wishes here Mother a Happy Birthday since that is today. Father Anthony asks everyone what is Thanksgiving to you or what comes to mind when this holiday is here or coming up, sharing Thanksgiving memories about this wonderful holiday, being together with family, friends, and all being peaceful as Gerri says. Tony makes it in to the show finally after facing the holiday travelers making their way to their holiday destinations, but what everyone does for/on Thanksgiving is continued. The history of Thanksgiving is shared as well, from it's beginnings from the First Thanksgiving held when the Pilgrims came to America welcomed by the Indians/Native Americans and when it first became a National holiday by President Lincoln. The season of Advent is discussed further on in the show as well. And Everyone, Happy Thanksgiving.
Due to it being Black Friday, this is the show from 10/25/13:
This show will air Friday.
TGIF once again everyone and everyone is feeling good today on this Friday and the topic of everyone getting ready today comes up for everyone, in particular what everyone is wearing today and feeling good too. Trips are talked about during the opening of the show as well too. Since the weekend is coming up, everyone shares what they are going to be doing this weekend and everyone looking forward to what they have going on. Father Anthony shares the need to turn to God and the need to pray to Him and the attention to Him for being a faithful friend for us. The discussion turns toward talking about the yesterday’s show and leading in to picking up where we left off on that discussion and what Father Anthony wanted to talk about as well as readings related to this discussion. The energy is picking up today during this discussion as well, since everyone had what seems like a slow start this morning and relates to the Spiritual Battle always mentioned on the show. On this last Friday of October, at the end of the show, Father Anthony asks a question along this discussion for everyone to think about and answer.