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  • (Loretta A. Pehanich) Praying When You’re Too Busy to Pray
    05:00 -06:00
    06-03-19

    GUEST: 

    Author, Loretta A. Pehanich

    Loretta Pehanich is a spiritual director and author of Fleeting Moments: Praying When You Are Too Busy. She is involved with the Center for Ignatian Spirituality in Sacramento and its program in giving the Spiritual Exercises. She has more than 20 years of experience in ministry, including retreat work and small group leadership. Loretta currently works as a consultant and Catholic writer for a number of national media. She and her husband have four children and nine grandchildren.

     

     

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  • (Dr. Bill Donohue) Resolving Our Cultural Crisis/ (Michael Hichborn) World Family Forum in Rome
    05:00 -06:00
    06-04-19

    GUESTS:

    How to Resolve Our Cultural Crisis

    Dr. Bill Donohue of the Catholic League

    Dr. Bill Donohue is the President and CEO of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, the nation’s largest Catholic civil rights organization. The publisher of the Catholic League journal, Catalyst, he served for two decades on the board of directors of the National Association of Scholars. He began his teaching career in the 1970s working at St. Lucy’s School in Spanish Harlem. In 1977, he took a position as a college professor teaching at La Roche College in Pittsburgh. In 1980, Bill was awarded his Ph.D. in sociology from New York University.

     

    What Happened at the World Family Forum in Rome?

    Michael Hichborn of the Lepanto Institute

    Michael Hichborn, founder and president of the Lepanto Institute, is a well known public figure in the pro-life movement.  Michael spent seven and a half years as  American Life League’s Director of the Defend the Faith project.  In this capacity, Michael has researched and produced an annual report on organizations receiving grant money from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development.  Michael has also conducted research on Catholic hospital systems that are involved in the performance of abortions and sterilizations; he wrote a detailed report on abortion and contraception-providing organizations receiving money from Catholic Relief Services.

     

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  • (Max Eden) Can Our School System Be Fixed?
    05:00 -06:00
    06-05-19

    GUEST:

    Max Eden of the Manhattan Institute

    Max Eden is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. Before joining MI, he was program manager of the education policy studies department at the American Enterprise Institute. Eden’s research interests include early education, school choice, and federal education policy. Eden’s work has appeared in scholarly and popular outlets.

     

     

     

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  • (James Kalb) Catholicism in a Time of Dissolution
    05:00 -06:00
    06-06-19

    GUEST:

    Lawyer and Scholar, James Kalb

    James Kalb is a lawyer, independent scholar, and Catholic convert who lives in Brooklyn, New York. He is the author of The Tyranny of Liberalism: Understanding and Overcoming Administered Freedom, Inquisitorial Tolerance, and Equality by Command (ISI Books, 2008), and, most recently, Against Inclusiveness: How the Diversity Regime is Flattening America and the West and What to Do About It (Angelico Press, 2013).

     

     

     

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  • (David Bonagura) Is Vatican II Irrelevant Now?
    05:00 -06:00
    06-07-19

    GUEST: 

    Professor of theology, Prof. David Bonagura, Jr.

    An adjunct professor of theology at the Archdiocese of New York’s St. Joseph’s Seminary in Yonkers, David G. Bonagura, Jr. did his undergraduate studies in philosophy at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, and graduate work in theology at St. Joseph’s and education at Molloy College in Rockville Center. A contributor to several Catholic publications, he has also taught Latin.

     

     

     

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  • (Arthur Powers) Can Poverty Teach Us Hope?
    05:00 -06:00
    06-10-19

    GUEST: 

    Author Arthur Powers

    Arthur Powers went to Brazil in 1969 and lived most his adult life there. From 1985 to 1997, he and his wife served with the Franciscan Friars in the Amazon, doing pastoral work and organizing subsistence farmers and rural workers’ unions in a region of violent land conflicts. The Powers currently live in Raleigh North Carolina.

     

     

     

     

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  • (Fr. Vincent Lampert) Generational Healing and the Power of Curses
    05:00 -06:00
    06-11-19

    GUEST: 

    Exorcist, Father Vincent Lampert

    Father Vincent Lampert is the designated exorcist of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.

     

     

     

     

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  • (Deacon Mike Manno) Persecution of Catholic Adoption Agencies
    05:00 -06:00
    06-12-19

    GUEST: 

    Writer, Dcn. Mike Manno

    Deacon Mike Manno, an attorney, is the host of Iowa Catholic Radio’s Faith On Trial program.

     

     

     

     

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  • (Brendan Young, Fr. Joseph Fessio, Tom Peterson) Bishops in the News and Calling Catholics Home
    05:00 -06:00
    06-13-19

    GUESTS: 

    Brendan Young from The Station of the Cross

    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.

    Fr. Joseph Fessio, S.J.

    In 1974 Father Joseph Fessio, S.J. returned to the United States from then-West Germany, where he had completed his doctoral studies in theology under then-Professor Joseph Ratzinger (who would later become Pope Benedict XVI). Previously Father  Fessio had been pursuing graduate studies in theology in France, mentored by Father Henri de Lubac, S.J. (later to be made a Cardinal by Pope St. John Paul II).

     

    Tom Peterson of Catholics Come Home

    Following 25 years as an award-winning corporate advertising executive, Tom Peterson’s life would radically change forever, after receiving a transforming Spiritual conversion while on a Catholic men’s retreat.  Soon afterward, he founded VirtueMedia (pro-life) and CatholicsComeHome.org.

     

     

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  • (Fiorella de Maria) Who Can Ever Be Ready for War?
    05:00 -06:00
    06-14-19

    GUEST:

    Author, Fiorella de Maria

    Fiorella de Maria was born in Italy of Maltese parents. She grew up in Wiltshire, England, and attended Cambridge, where she received a BA in English Literature and a Masters in Renaissance Literature, specializing in the English verse of Robert Southwell, S.J. She lives in Surrey with her husband and four children. A winner of the National Book Prize of Malta, she has published several novels with Ignatius Press.

     

     

     

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  • (Rev. Tadeusz Pacholczyk, Ph.D.) Faith, Science & Fertility
    05:00 -06:00
    06-17-19

    GUEST:

    Rev. Tadeusz Pacholczyk, Ph.D. of the National Catholic Bioethics Center

    Fr. Tad currently serves as the Director of Education at The National Catholic Bioethics Center in Philadelphia and directs the Center’s National Catholic Certification Program in Health Care Ethics. He is a priest of the diocese of Fall River, Massachusetts. He writes and speaks widely on bioethics and medical ethics. Since 2001, he has given several hundred presentations and invited lectures, and participated in debates and roundtables on contemporary bioethics throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. He has taught bioethics classes at St. John’s Seminary in Boston, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia, the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. and Holy Apostles College and Seminary in Connecticut.

     

     

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  • (Lisa Mladnich) Have a Happy Marriage, Help Save the World
    05:00 -06:00
    06-18-19

    GUEST:

     Author & Speaker, Lisa Mladnich

    A grateful revert to the Catholic faith, Lisa Mladinich is a wife and mother, and the Host of Shalom World TV’s Catholic series, WOMAN: Strong Faith, True Beauty, and the award-winning author of five Catholic books.

     

     

     

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  • (Bishop Michael Olson) What Happened at the Bishops’ Meeting in Baltimore?
    05:00 -06:00
    06-19-19

    GUEST:

    Bishop Michael Olson of Fort Worth, TX

    Bishop Michael F. Olson was ordained bishop and installed as the fourth bishop of the Diocese of Fort Worth on January 29, 2014.

     

     

     

     

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  • (Nayeli Riano) The Not-So-Secret War against Catholics
    05:00 -06:00
    06-20-19

    GUEST: 

    Freelance writer 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. Apart from The Imaginative Conservative, her work has been featured on National Review OnlineThe American ConservativeThe American Interest, and the UK online journal Transpositions. Follow her on twitter@NayeliLRiano.

     

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  • (Father Francis Bethel, O.S.B.) Love Is As Strong As Death: The Legacy of Dr. John Senior
    05:00 -06:00
    06-21-19

    GUEST: 

    Father Francis Bethel, O.S.B.

    Fr. Francis Bethel, OSB, is the prior of Clear Creek Abbey in Oklahoma. A native of Wichita, he studied under Dr. John Senior at the University of Kansas which he attended from 1971-1974. He became a Benedictine monk in 1975, in France at the Abbey of Notre Dame de Fontgombault. Ordained in 1983, Fr. Bethel returned to the United States in 1999, as a founder of Clear Creek, where he serves as prior, novice master and a teacher of dogmatic theology to the seminarians. Also the master of the Abbey’s oblates, he is the author of John Senior and the Restoration of Realism, published in 2017 by Thomas More College Press.

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  • (Stephen F. Auth) Can Souls Be Saved on Wall Street?
    05:00 -06:00
    06-24-19

    GUEST:

    Wall Street Executive, Stephen Auth of the Lumen Institute

    Stephen Auth is executive vice president and chief investment officer of Federated Global Equities. He has appeared frequently on CNBC, Fox Business News, and Bloomberg TV. He belongs to several organizations, like The New York Society of Security Analysts and The Economic Club of New York. He is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Business School.

     

     

     

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  • (Sequoia Sierra) Beauty Will Save Our Church and World
    05:00 -06:00
    06-25-19

    GUEST:

    Stylist and Designer, Sequoia Sierra

    Sequoia Sierra is an award winning stylist and designer. She works in television and film, does personal styling and is also the principal designer and owner of The Liturgical Co. She is a Third Order Norbertine and lives in California. She tweets @SequoiaESierra.

     

     

     

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  • (Fr. Lawrence Carney) “Fools and Soldiers for Christ” Traditional Ways of New Evangelization
    05:00 -06:00
    06-26-19

    Listen live at 5:00 PM Eastern Time!

    GUEST:

    Fr. Lawrence Carney, chaplain for the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of the Apostles

    Fr. Lawrence Carney is the founder of the Canons Regular of St. Martin of Tours, or Martinians. He was ordained for the Diocese of Wichita in 2007, and has served as chaplain to traditional Benedictine sisters. A walking missionary, Fr. Carney is the author of Walking the Road to God.

     

     

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  • (Dr. Alan Fimister) No Abiding City: The Challenge of St. Augustine
    05:00 -06:00
    06-27-19

    Listen live at 5:00 PM Eastern Time!

    GUEST:

    Dr. Alan Fimister,S.T.L., Ph.D.

    Dr. Alan Fimister is assistant professor of theology and church history at St. John Vianney Seminary in Denver, Colorado. He studied in Oxford, Austria and Aberdeen, and has taught history, Catholic social teaching, church history and patrology in Austria, the United Kingdom and the United States. A published author and an expert on St. Augustine, recently he has spoken at Voice of the Family’s Rome Life Forum.

     

     

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  • (Fr. Paul Pearson) Spiritual Direction From Dante: Avoiding the Inferno
    05:00 -06:00
    06-28-19

    Listen live at 5:00 PM Eastern Time!

    GUEST:

    Fr. Paul Pearson, C.O.

    Fr. Paul Pearson is a priest of the Toronto Oratory, belonging to the congregation founded by St. Philip Neri. He has served as dean and professor at St. Philip’s Seminary in Toronto. He is author of Spiritual Direction from Dante: Avoiding the Inferno.

     

     

     

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