On March 4th, Fr. James Martin, S.J. will appear on the live CatholicTV talk show “This is the Day”.
Fr. Martin has edited and authored over a dozen books and has even appeared numerous times on the popular television show “The Colbert Report” where he has been called, among other things, “The Colbert Report Chaplain”.
Fr. Martin will discuss his book The Jesuit Guide to Almost Everything which explains how the spirituality of St. Ignatius of Loyola and of the Jesuits can be applied to real life in various ways to many different types of people and situations.
The book is unique in that it is written even with non-believers in mind and offers practical advice even for non-Christians.
Fr. Martin is culture editor of America magazine, and author of numerous books, including My Life with the Saints, which Publishers Weekly named one of the best books of 2006.
Father Martin is a frequent commentator in the national and international media, having appeared in such diverse outlets as Fresh Air, The O'Reilly Factor, NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Boston Globe, and on the History Channel, BBC, and Vatican Radio. Before entering the Jesuits in 1988 he graduated from the Wharton School of Business.
Karla Alfaro will also be interviewed on This is the Day. Karla is the President of CCC of America (CCC). CCC was founded in 1983 by an international group of young entrepreneurs who saw mass media, film production, and particularly family entertainment as a solid business opportunity and vital part of contemporary civilization.