Monthly Archives: October 2012

Catholic Vitamin O: Orans

Orans – a prayer posture is often seen on early paintings and images from Christian antiquity. As you will see below, icons (some in the Orans posture) adorned the catacombs. And not just prayer positions, but iconic paintings  and images …

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Catholic Vitamin O Orans

Have you ever been intrigued to know a bit about ICONS? Ever seen an icon with the person depicted praying in the ORANS position? Surely you’ve noticed the priest in the Orans prayer postion during the Mass? Meet our guest, …

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Catholic Vitamin N: Narthex

As a lay person in the pews (e. g. before entering deacon formation), from time to time — maybe once a year, a priest would be preaching a homily or doing fund raising and he would use words like ‘narthex’ …

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Catholic Vitamin N Narthex

“Take two Narthex and call me in the morning.” What is a Narthex? What is a Nave? Our distinguished guest on this show is Dr. Denis McNamara. Our topic is an introduction on how to enter our parish or cathedral …

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Catholic Vitamin M: Mercy

MEET OUR GUEST: DAVID (DAVE) CORDARO

Longtime listeners to Catholic Vitamins will recognize that we search in a variety of places and ways for our guests and topics. You’ve heard us say that faith-building stories are often found in the …

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Catholic Vitamin M Mercy

Sometimes, a story of God’s MERCY is found with and in the person next to you in the pew. Meet Dave Cordaro, a searcher for truth who became a revert to our wonderful faith  after years of being a …

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Catholic Vitamin L: Learning

Our special guest this weekend is Judy Zarick from American Catholic Radio. She is a personality in her own right – but on the segment that she produces and hosts (LIVING FAITH), Judy helps thousands of us to ‘meet’ …

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Catholic Vitamin L Learning

She is the recognizable voice of the Living Faith segment heard each week on American Catholic Radio. She’s Judy Zarick and  we are so pleased to have her share some of her favorite stories from her work on ACR. And …

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