WASHINGTON (November 1, 1999) -- Mother Dolores Hart, known to many for her film work with Elvis Presley, will be a guest on Personally Speaking, Friday, November 12 at 10:00 a.m. (ET) on the Odyssey cable network.
Now a member of the Benedictine Order of Strict Observance, Mother Dolores supervises the administration of an open-air theater on the grounds of the Abbey of Regina Laudis in Bethlehem, Connecticut, where she lives. Academy-Award winner Patricia O'Neal is a frequent presence on their stage.
Personally Speaking is a weekly talk show, hosted by Msgr. Jim Lisante. It features guests from the worlds of business, entertainment, literature, religion, and politics who share their spiritual journey. In the November 12 show, Mother Dolores discusses the place of theater in the abbey's contemplative world, her film career and her call to the religious life.
Other Personally Speaking guests in November include:
November 5: John Bolger, actor on One Life to Life, discussing the role of his family and friends in the demanding world of acting. November 19: Cartoonist Bil Keane, relating his joys and hopes as a father whose children are known to millions through Keane's daily syndicated cartoon, "The Family Circus." "I have five children," Keane deadpans. "One of each."
November 26: Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick of Newark, known for his advocacy for human rights and care of refugees, telling of his travels worldwide on behalf of the Church.
Personally Speaking is produced the Catholic Communication Campaign. Viewers can learn more about the program through the CCC Web site (www.nccbuscc.org/ccc/ ) and can send E-mail to Msgr. Lisante at: firstname.lastname@example.org.