On June 29th
Fr. Miller will talk about St. John Vianney, the patron saint of parish priests. His book is based on several retreats-pilgrimages conferences to the holy places of
This is the Day airs at 10:30AM ET at CatholicTV.com and on CatholicTV. The show is rebroadcast at 7:30PM.
The life and trials of St. John Vianney are of particular interest now to Catholics in light of what former NYC Mayor and Jew Ed Koch calls "continuing attacks" by the media on the Church and Pope Benedict XVI which Mr. Koch called "manifestations of anti-Catholicism" in the Jerusalem Post daily newspaper on April 8
St. John Vianney battled the de-Christianization which had occurred during the French Revolution via a life or prayer
Also to be discussed on This is the Day will be a leadership conference called “Kujenga-Viongozi” which means “to build leadership” in Swahili. The purpose of Kujenga-Viongozi is to develop leadership skills among high school-aged youth in the Black Catholic tradition with Christ at the center and encourage them to attain knowledge about the role of people of African descent in the story of the Catholic Church.