The Catholic Current 2019-08-07T15:33:53-04:00

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  • (Fr. Peter Fonseca) The Fate of Frozen Embryos
    05:00 -06:00


    Fr. Peter Fonseca

    Fr. Peter Fonseca gradudated from Kenrick-Glennon Seminary and was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of St. Louis in May of 2015 by Archbishop Robert Carlson. Following ordination, he obtained a Master of Science in Bioethics from the University of Mary where he was chosen by the faculty as the distinguished graduate student. Fr. Fonseca currently serves as the Director of the Office for Continuing Formation for Priests. He has presented at various conferences / seminars across the country and has contributed to local television and radio programs. You can contact Fr. Fonseca at


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  • (Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone) What’s Going On in California?
    05:00 -06:00


    Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone

    Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone is a native of California. He was ordained in 1982, after studying at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. He obtained a doctorate in Canon Law in 1989, and was consecrated a bishop in 2002. After serving as auxiliary bishop of San Diego, he became bishop of the Diocese of Oakland in 2009. He was named archbishop of San Francisco in 2012. He serves as the chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life, and Youth.



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  • (Cardinal Raymond Burke/Brendan Young) The Legacy of Fr. John Hardon/Preaching in Today’s Liturgy
    05:00 -06:00


    His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke

    Born in 1948 in Richland Center, Wisconsin, Raymond Leo Burke attended seminary in La Crosse, Wisconsin, Washington, D.C., and Rome, where he was ordained a priest by Pope Saint Paul VI in 1975. Ordained a bishop in 1995 by Pope Saint John Paul II, he served for almost nine years as Bishop of La Crosse, where he founded the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and over four years as Archbishop of St. Louis.

    He was named a cardinal in 2010 by Pope Benedict XVI. Cardinal Burke has written and spoken widely on Roman Catholic canon law, the Holy Eucharist, devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe, and the sanctity of human life. He is a member of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura.


    Brendan Young

    Brendan Young works at The Station of the Cross, assisting with production and social media. Originally from Buffalo, New York he has a particular interest in the fields of Mariology and liturgy. Fluent in several languages, he completed theological studies in Italy, and has contributed to various publications and websites including Catholic Family News, The Fatima Crusader and others.




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  • (Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers) Joy That Can’t Be Stolen
    05:00 -06:00


    Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers

    Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers – known around the world as the “Dynamic Deacon” – is one of the most sought-after speakers in the Church today. He is a powerful and passionate evangelist and preacher, whose no-nonsense approach to living and proclaiming the Catholic faith is sure to challenge and inspire those who hear him.


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  • (Thomas Cole) Seek the Truth, Do the Good, Love the Beautiful
    05:00 -06:00


    Thomas Cole

    Thomas Cole is chair of the department of theology at Holy Spirit Preparatory School in Atlanta, Georgia.  He became Roman Catholic in high school thanks to the witness of the Patristic Fathers; only the beginning of an interest in both theology and history.  Mr. Cole graduated from Christendom College in Virginia, and holds master’s degrees in both history and theology.  He has involved in secondary school education for 15 years, and has been at Holy Spirit Prep in Georgia since 2014, teaching classes in Church history, Moral Theology, and Apologetics.  Mr. Cole lives in Marietta, GA with his wife and daughter.



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  • (Mark Langley) Lead Us Not into Temptation
    05:00 -06:00


    Mark Langley

    Mark Langley is currently the Academic Dean at The Lyceum, a college preparatory high school he founded in 2003 just outside of Cleveland. The Lyceum is dedicated to providing a Catholic classical education to boys and girls in grades 7-12, forming them in the good, the true and the beautiful. He and his wife Stephanie live in Cleveland heights where they have raised twelve children.



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  • (Justin Trottier) Male Victims of Domestic Violence
    05:00 -06:00


    Justin Trottier

    Justin Trottier is an English-Canadian writer and non-profit executive director. He was one of several founding members of several secular organizations such as the Centre for Inquiry Canada, where he served as National Executive Director for five years, during which time he was the chief spokesperson for the Canadian Atheist Bus Campaign. He is currently Vice President of the Canadian Secular Alliance and speaks regularly on radio and TV on atheism and secularism. He was a Green Party candidate in the 2011 Ontario provincial election. Trottier co-founded and is currently Executive Director for the Canadian Association for Equality (CAFE), a charity with a unique focus on integrating boys and men into efforts to achieve gender equality. He has built and operated men’s health and social service agencies across Canada.




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  • (Fr. Chad Partain) Saint Philomena: Powerful Princess and Wonder-Worker
    05:00 -06:00


    Fr. Chad Partain

    Fr. Chad Partain is Chancellor of the Diocese of Alexandria, Louisiana, and pastor of St. Frances Cabrini Church there. He was ordained a priest in May, 2003. He is the author of several books, is a Knight of Columbus and a Knight of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. He is director of the Children of Mary, and has been instrumental in promoting devotion to Saint Philomena, especially in Louisiana.




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  • (David Prosen) True Mercy, True Accompaniment
    05:00 -06:00


    David Prosen

    David Prosen is a Catholic counselor and writer. A graduate of Franciscan University of Steubenville, he gives presentations across the United States about same-sex attraction. He is a published author, and was featured in the film The Third Way: Homosexuality and the Catholic Church.




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  • (Fr. Rick Heilman) The Novena for our Nation
    05:00 -06:00


    Fr. Richard (Rick) Heilman

    Fr. Rick Heilman is a priest of the Diocese of Madison, Wisconsin, where he is the pastor of St. Mary of Pine Bluff Church. Ordained in May, 1988, he is also Wisconsin state chaplain for the Knights of Columbus. He is a frequent radio guest, and his articles regularly appear on RomanCatholicMan, OnePeterFive and other wesbites.




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  • (Fr. Tymoteusz Tarnacki) Poland’s Queen in America and Her Canonical Crowning
    05:00 -06:00


    Fr. Tymoteusz Tarnacki, OSPPE

    Fr. Tymoteusz Tarnacki is a monk of the American province of the Order of Saint Paul the First Hermit (also called the Pauline Fathers). Fr. Tymoteusz completed his theological studies at the Order’s seminary at Skałka in the city of Kraków, Poland. He was ordained a priest at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Częstochowa in June, 2016, where he is currently stationed. He assists there with youth and vocations ministry, among other roles.



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  • (Paul Krause) The West Must Return to the Faith – or Perish
    05:00 -06:00


    Paul Krause

    Paul Krause is senior contributor at The Imaginative Conservative. After philosophy studies at Baldwin Wallace University, he obtained his M.A. in theology from Yale’s Divinity School, and is currently studying at the University of Buckingham. He is also an associate editor at VoegelinView. He has been published in various academic journals, and contributed to various other publications and books.



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  • (Kathy Ruse) Countering the radical transgender ideology/What’s Going on in Poland?
    05:00 -06:00


    Kathy Ruse

    Cathy Ruse is a senior fellow at the Family Research Council. Her career has been spent in the fields of law, communication, and public policy. She received her law degree from Georgetown University, and an honorary doctorate from Franciscan University of Steubenville. She has written numerous scholarly legal articles. In 2004, and her husband received the John Paul II Award for Advancing the Culture of Life from the Institute for the Psychological Sciences. In 2006 they received the Defender of Life Award from American Collegians for Life.


    Nayeli Riano

    Nayeli Riano is a freelance writer of politics, theology, and arts. She holds degrees from the University of St. Andrews, where she completed her Masters degree in Intellectual History, and from the University of Pennsylvania, where she received her BA in English and French Studies.

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