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  • (Maureen Flynn) Pray and Fast for America
    05:00 -06:00
    04-01-19

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    Chairwoman of Pray and Fast for America Coalition, Maureen Flynn

    Maureen Flynn is the Publisher and Editor of the magazine Signs and Wonders for Our Times. She is also co-author with her husband, Ted Flynn, of the best-selling book, The Thunder of Justice.
    She is also the author of Sign, Secrets, and Prophecies… Road to the Triumph and the Global Warning: An Illumination of the Conscience of Mankind. Maureen has been writing, reporting, and speaking on many topics including Eucharistic miracles, the power of Adoration, devotion to our Blessed Mother, Marian Apparitions worldwide, the supernatural power of prayer and fasting, and the importance of promoting and defending the culture of life for these times.

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  • (Life Alliance Leaders) A New Approach to Pro-Life laws in Massachusetts
    05:00 -06:00
    04-02-19

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    Leaders of the Life Alliance

    Kathy Parsons is a wife and mother of 4 who are now all in their early 20’s. She is the Pregnancy Support Outreach Coordinator for Life Alliance in Billerica.

     

     

    Deedee Dorrington is a mother of 2. She has given her time to many volunteer committees, political causes and ballot initiatives before starting Life Alliance.

     

     

    Blake Robertson is a father of 4 and grandfather of 2, an Air Force veteran and a member of the Life Alliance.

     

     

     

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  • (Elizabeth Yore) What’s Going on in Rome These Days?
    05:00 -06:00
    04-03-19

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    International child advocate attorney, Elizabeth Yore

    Elizabeth Yore is an Attorney and International Child Rights Advocate. She served as one of the members of the Heartland Institute delegation to protest the Vatican exclusion of all scientific opinions and reliance on population control experts. She served as Child Advocate and Special Counsel at the South African Leadership Academy for Girls. She was the General Counsel of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. She received her B.A. from Georgetown University and her J.D. from Loyola University Law School in Chicago.

     

     

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  • (Stephen Ray) Is Paganism Making a Comeback?
    05:00 -06:00
    04-04-19

    GUEST:

    Author & apologist Stephen Ray

    Stephen Ray was raised in a devout and loving Baptist family. His father was a deacon and Bible teacher, and Stephen was very involved in the Baptist Church as a teacher of Biblical studies. After an in-depth study of the writings of the Church Fathers, both Steve and his wife Janet converted to the Catholic Church. He is the host of the popular, award-winning film series on salvation history, The Footprints of God. Steve is also the author of several best-selling books, as well as the host of “Defenders of the Catholic Faith.”

     

     

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  • (Fr. Robert Sirico) Socialism & Venezuela: What Can Catholics Learn?
    05:00 -06:00
    04-05-19

    GUEST: 

    Father Robert Sirico of the Acton Institute

    Rev. Robert A. Sirico is the president and co-founder of the Acton Institute and the pastor of Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish and Academy, in Grand Rapids, Mich.  A regular writer and commentator on religious, political, economic, and social issues, Rev. Sirico’s contributions have been carried by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, the Washington Times, CNN, ABC, CBS, NPR, and the BBC, among others.  Notable among his many writings are Catholicism’s Developing Social Teaching, A Moral Basis for Liberty, and The Social Agenda: A Collection of Magisterial Texts, which he edited in conjunction with the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace under Archbishop Nguyen Van Thuan.  In his recent book Defending the Free Market: The Moral Case for a Free Economy, Rev. Sirico shows how a free economy best supports the fundamental principle of humanity as being created in the image of God.

     

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  • (Dr. Catherine Pakaluk) Gender Identity—True and False
    05:00 -06:00
    04-08-19

    GUEST:

    Dr. Catherine Pakaluk of the Catholic University of America

    Catherine Ruth Pakaluk (Ph.D, Harvard, 2010) joined the faculty at the Busch School in the summer of 2016, and is the founder of the Social Research academic area, where she is an Assistant Professor of Social Research and Economic Thought. Formerly, she was Assistant Professor and Chair of the Economics Department at Ave Maria University. Her primary areas of research include economics of education and religion, family studies and demography, Catholic social thought and political economy.

     

     

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  • (Former Planned Parenthood Employees) Planned Parenthood’s Chilling Secrets
    05:00 -06:00
    04-09-19

    GUEST: 

    Former Planned Parenthood Workers

     

     

     

     

     

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  • (Virginia Pillars) Lessons of Hope through a Child’s Mental Illness
    05:00 -06:00
    04-10-19

    GUEST: 

    Author & mental health volunteer, Virginia Pillars

    Virginia writes about her journey through mental illness with her adult child, lives on a farm, along with her husband of forty-three years. She is the mother of four—one of whom suffered from a mental illness. Virginia is also the grandmother of four with a passion for reaching out to families who are also affected by mental illness. She volunteers as an educator and a support group leader for the National Alliance on Mental Illness and is certified in First Aid for Mental Health. Virginia also travels as a speaker on the topic of mental illness and the effects it has on families. She strives to offer hope to others in their own journeys.

     

     

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  • (Tim Staples) Let’s Talk About Leaving the Church
    05:00 -06:00
    04-11-19

    GUEST:

    Author & apologist, Tim Staples, of Catholic Answers

    Tim Staples is Director of Apologetics and Evangelization at Catholic Answers.

     

     

     

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  • (Tim Glemkowski) Is Your Parish Dying, Declining, Swelling or Growing?
    05:00 -06:00
    04-12-19

    GUEST:

    Tim Glemkowski, president of the L’Alto Catholic Institute

    Tim Glemkowski has served in various roles in evangelization including teaching high school theology, youth and young adult ministry at a parish, and as a director of evangelization and catechesis. He double-majored in theology and philosophy at Franciscan University of Steubenville and has his Master’s in Theology from the Augustine Institute in Denver, CO.

     

     

     

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  • (Stephen Cordova) Imitating Christ During Holy Week
    05:00 -06:00
    04-15-19

    GUEST: Medievalist, linguist and man-of-letters, Professor Stephen Cordova

    Professor Stephen C. Córdova has had a life-long interest in Ancient and Mediaeval history and a passion for words and language. He began his university studies at UC Santa Cruz, and completed his BA at St. Mary’s College of California. He graduated summa cum laude from St. Mary’s with BA in English and was accepted to graduate studies at the Centre and Institute in Toronto. He completed course work for the licentiate in Mediaeval Studies from the Institute (a Dominican topic) and for the PhD from the Centre (a Franciscan topic).
    Stephen Córdova has taught Latin, Great Books, philosophy, history, and literature at colleges and universities in the San Francisco Bay Area, beginning in 1997. He began teaching Latin in the summers at the International Institute for Culture in Philadelphia in 2011. Since October 2017, Stephen has resided full time in Philadelphia, where he continues to teach Latin and Dante.

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  • (Bill Kassel) Would You Try to Save Christ from His Cross?
    05:00 -06:00
    04-16-19

    GUEST:

    Christian Author and Songwriter, Bill Kassel

    Bill Kassel has made a specialty of communicating religious ideas and moral principles in highly accessible ways to a broad public.  He is the author of two Christian mysteries: Holy Innocents (2000) and This Side of Jordan (2005).  He is also a songwriter, Christian entertainer, and humorist.

     

     

     

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  • (Lisa Mladnich) Gratitude and Sacrifice: The Keys to A Life of Joy, Creativity, and Freedom
    05:00 -06:00
    04-17-19

    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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  • (Dr. Peter Kreeft) Symbol or Substance? The Truth about the Eucharist
    05:00 -06:00
    04-22-19

    GUEST:

    Dr. Peter Kreeft of Boston College

    Peter Kreeft, Ph.D., is a professor of philosophy at Boston College.  He loves his five grandchildren, four children, one wife, one cat, and one God.  His 75 books include:
    Handbook of Christian Apologetics
    Christianity for Modern Pagans
    Fundamentals of the Faith

     

     

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  • (Dr. Dawn Eden Goldstein) From Rock and Roll to the One True Church
    05:00 -06:00
    04-23-19

    GUEST:

    Author, Journalist and Former Rock Music Historian, Dr. Dawn Eden Goldstein

    Dr. Dawn Eden Goldstein, the award-winning author whose pen name is Dawn Eden, is an assistant professor of dogmatic theology in the online division of Holy Apostles College and Seminary, and lives in Washington, DC. Her books include Sunday Will Never Be the SameThe Thrill of the Chaste, and My Peace I Give You: Healing Sexual Wounds with the Help of the Saints. Together, Dawn’s books have sold in excess of 40,000 copies worldwide, including translations into Spanish, Polish, Italian, Slovak, and Chinese.

     

     

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  • (Teresa Tomeo) How Can Catholics Protect Themselves from Propaganda?
    05:00 -06:00
    04-24-19

    GUEST: 

    Catholic talk show host, author and journalist, Teresa Tomeo

    Teresa Tomeo is a syndicated Catholic talk show host, author of numerous books, and an international speaker. She has more than 30 years of experience in TV, radio and newspaper, 20 of which were as a secular reporter/anchor in the Detroit market. Her weekday morning radio program, Catholic Connection, is produced by Ave Maria Radio in Ann Arbor, Michigan and is now heard on over 500 radio stations worldwide, and on the internet through the EWTN Global Catholic Radio Network.

     

     

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  • (Dr. Scott Hahn) Are Today’s Catholics Biblically Literate?
    05:00 -06:00
    04-25-19

    GUEST:

    Renowned Biblical Scholar and Evangelist, Dr. Scott Hahn

    Dr. Scott Hahn was born in 1957, and has been married to Kimberly since 1979. He and Kimberly have six children (two of whom are seminarians for the diocese of Steubenville) and eighteen grandchildren. An exceptionally popular speaker and teacher, Dr. Hahn has delivered numerous talks nationally and internationally on a wide variety of topics related to Scripture and the Catholic faith. His talks have been effective in helping thousands of Protestants and fallen away Catholics to (re)embrace the Catholic faith.

     

     

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  • (Msgr. James T. Murphy) The Persecution of the Mexican Church
    05:00 -06:00
    04-26-19

    GUEST:

    Msgr. James T. Murphy

    James Murphy is a priest of the Diocese of Sacramento, Cal. Ordained in 1968, his assignments have included managing editor of the diocesan newspaper, diocesan director of communications, pastor of four different bilingual parishes (including the Cathedral), and vicar general of the diocese.

    He founded the first Spanish diocesan newspaper in the nation in 1979, and more recently participated in the foundation of a diocesan Spanish radio station in Sacramento, of which he was also a board member. He holds a Masters Degree in Journalism from the University of California, Berkeley. In December, 2005, he was named a Domestic Prelate, with the title of Monsignor, by Pope Benedict XVI.

     

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