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Daybreak

  • Daybreak for August 20, 2018 Memorial of St. Bernard of Clairvaux, abbot and Doctor of the Church, 1090-1153; the greatest ornament of the Cistercian order Monday of the 20th Week in Ordinary Time Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 8/20/18 Gospel: Matthew 19:16-22 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20180820.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Daybreak for August 19, 2018 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 8/19/18 Gospel: John 6:51-58 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20180819.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Daybreak for August 18, 2018 Saturday of the 19th Week in Ordinary Time Spotlight on St. Helena, mother of Constantine; discovered the True Cross; patroness of new discoveries; died 330 A.D. Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 8/18/18 Gospel: Matthew 19:13-15 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20180818.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Daybreak for August 17, 2018 Friday of the 19th Week in Ordinary Time Spotlight on St. Clare of Montefalco, 1268-1308; Franciscan abbess, devoted to the Passion of Christ and His Cross Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 8/17/18 Gospel: Matthew 19:3-12 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20180817.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Daybreak for August 16, 2018 Thursday of the 19th Week in Ordinary Time Optional Memorial of St. Stephen the Great, 977-1038; patron of Hungary Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 8/16/18 Gospel: Matthew 18:21-19:1 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20180816.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Daybreak for August 15, 2018 Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Heaven; a holy day of obligation Wednesday of the 19th Week in Ordinary Time Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 8/15/18 Gospel: Luke 1:39-56 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20180815.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Daybreak for August 14, 2018 Memorial of St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe, 1894-1941; died in Auschwitz, offering his own life in the place of a man with a family Tuesday of the 19th Week in Ordinary Time Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 8/14/18 Gospel: Matthew 18:1-5, 10-14 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20180814.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Daybreak for August 13, 2018 Monday of the 19th Week in Ordinary Time Optional Memorial of Saints Pontian and Hippolytus, pope and antipope, eventually reconciled; both died in exile in 235 Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 8/13/18 Gospel: Matthew 17:22-27 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20180813.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Daybreak for August 12, 2018 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 8/12/18 Gospel: John 6:41-51—the Bread of Life https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20180812.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Daybreak for August 11, 2018 Memorial of St. Clare of Assisi, 1194-1253; foundress of the Poor Clares, the Second Order of St. Francis Saturday of the 18th Week in Ordinary Time Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 8/11/18 Gospel: Matthew 17:14-20 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20180811.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
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Morning Air

  • Morning Air August 20, 2018-Hour 1 How could we be good stewards of God’s gifts?  Fr. Paul Cannariato gives his priestly advice on how we could be good stewards Fear does get in the way in our lives and especially our faith lives.  Tommy Tighe has gone through this and shares his experience to help you not let get fear in the ...
  • Morning Air August 20, 2018-Hour 2 Fr. Mark Matthias shares how tools such as Relevant Radio and sharing Relevant Radio makes you evangelizers Sr. Bridget Haase shares his monthly moments with St. Francis de Sales as she talks about courage https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/morningair/MA20180820b.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Morning Air August 20, 2018-Hour 3 The Bread of Life Discourse is one of the pivotal passages in the Gospels and Fr. Burke Masters helps explain the power of The Eucharist Marcel Lejeune on spreading the good news in light of the recent crisis in the church. https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/morningair/MA20180820c.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Morning Air August 17, 2018-Hour 1 How could you love someone you can’t stand?  Fr. Joe Krupp joins us and helps you with this difficulty Eucharistic Adoration has becoming more popular however what are the stages of it?  Birgit Jones helps you with Eucharistic Adoration In light of Pope Francis’ upcoming trip to Ireland, there’s a new documentary about St. John Paul II’s ...
  • Morning Air August 17, 2018-Hour 2 Reaction from Bishop Ronald Gainer from the Diocese of Harrisburg, PA and Cardinal Raymond Burke on the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report The unique Wedding of the Sea celebration from Atlantic City as New York Correspondent Matt Beardsley talks to Fr. John Thomas Bishop Daniel Mueggenborg gives a reflection on the upcoming Sunday Gospel on the Bread of ...
  • Morning Air August 17, 2018-Hour 3 Relevant Radio Executive Director Fr. Rocky shares his thoughts on the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report and our call to prayer and how the laity could deal with this With the most recent news, it’s certainly a time of reparation and Fr. Robert Gross gives examples from the saints on a spirituality of reparation Fr. Kyle Doustou from ...
  • Morning Air August 16, 2018-Hour 1 The culture is experiencing a crisis of truth and Bishop Donald Hying from the Diocese of Gary, Ind. talks about how we could deal with that. Dr. Paul Kengor gave his personal thoughts on the Pennsylvania Grand Jury report on priest sexual abuse as he lives in the diocese affected by the report https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/morningair/MA20180816a.mp3Podcast: Play in new ...
  • Morning Air August 16, 2018-Hour 2 How much should we praise and also give healthy criticism to our kids?  Dr. Jim Schroeder answers that question Msgr. James Shea, President of the University of Mary shared his pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Lacrosse and the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help in Champion, WI Homily Highlight from the ...
  • Morning Air August 16, 2018-Hour 3 What inspires you go to mass and how have you invited people to get to mass?  Fr. James Kubicki joins us about that and takes your calls on those stories of conversion. https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/morningair/MA20180816c.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Morning Air August 15, 2018-Hour 1 On this Solemnity of The Assumption of The Blessed Virgin Mary, Stephen Beale explains the significance Why do we only care about the homeless when the weather is bad?  Chris Bell answers that question Douglas Dewey gives us some rules for forming Christian Community and the benefits of forming that community Marlon De La Torre shares the seven ...
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The Patrick Madrid Show

  • The Patrick Madrid Show: August 20, 2018 – Hour 1 Caller: Beverly suggests that priests only celebrate mass once a week and fast from sex that day, and he can have sex the rest of the week. You cannot earn your salvation Caller: Laura asks if it would be helpful for the priest to teach the congregation what happens at the mass during mass A woman filed a ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: August 20, 2018 – Hour 2 Audio: Being watched by a cranky robot might help you focus Audio: Saturday Night Live’s skit on “old glory insurance” Netflix will include video ads for the first time to promote their other shows Caller: Christine asks if the sacrament of confession or mass is still valid if the priest is not in the state of grace Online security ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: August 20, 2018 – Hour 3 Caller: Andrew thinks the new order undermines the missal and he disagrees with Patrick on the ability of the pope to change things The distinction between celibacy and continence, and taking a vow instead of making a promise Caller: Patsy asks if it is okay not to circumcise your son   http://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/madrid/PM20180820c.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: August 17, 2018 – Hour 1 Children give in to robot peer pressure Filmmaker casts robot as lead actor in next feature Caller: Kristen asks about the Bible passage where Jesus says that some are not capable of marriage Caller: Nick says praying the rosary every day really improved his life, he became more patient and gentle Decade of the holy rosary in reparation for ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: August 17, 2018 – Hour 2 Caller: Avis disagrees with caller from previous hour; child molesters and adulterers have routinely been married. Marriage does not prevent this Caller: Danny says the pope needs to clean up this mess Caller: Maria is Orthodox Catholic where priests are allowed to marry. Is that something Pope Francis could change and allow in Roman rite? Recommended read: Apostolic ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: August 17, 2018 – Hour 3 Maddox on Twitter asks about Romans 1:26-32 (St. Paul condemning homosexual actions) and 1 Corinthians 11:29 (St Paul on not receiving Communion in state of mortal sin) being removed from the lectionary Caller: Leo asks for clarification on Jesus calling people dogs in the Bible, in light of Trump calling Omarosa a dog Caller: Suzie asks if ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: August 16, 2018 – Hour 1 Cash machines could be mass-hacked in global cyber attack, FBI warns Decade of the holy rosary in reparation for clerical sexual abuse and to implore the intercession of the Blessed Mother Caller: Rick compares today’s readings to the priest scandals. He wants the bishops to apologize Kroger, the biggest U.S. supermarket chain, enlists robots to stay in the ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: August 16, 2018 – Hour 2 Aretha Franklin passed away this morning Caller: Christina is fired up, wants political priests out! Everyone is lukewarm; the pope invited a pro-gay priest to the world meeting of families Caller: Al talks about the church’s tax exemption status and compares it to what William Tecumseh Sherman did Decade of the holy rosary in reparation for clerical sexual ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: August 16, 2018 – Hour 3 Caller: Joe asks why the Church is offering restitution to victims who have accused priests, but it hasn’t been proven. Caller: Gigi was at mass this morning and the priest stopped during his homily and asked if someone in the crowd would be ok hearing about scandal Decade of the holy rosary in reparation for clerical sexual ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: August 15, 2018 – Hour 1 Decade of the holy rosary in reparation for clerical sexual abuse and to implore the intercession of the Blessed Mother Audio: Commentary from the Bishop David Zubik of Pittsburgh Audio: Commentary from victims Caller: Diana asks why we are talking about this when the abuse happened in the past Audio: Fr. Bill Casey on lukewarm faith in the Church ...
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The Inner Life

  • The Inner Life for August 20, 2018 Fr. Jim Presta- Mary in the Liturgical Year Chuck and Fr. Jim talk about Marian devotion, and how we celebrate Mary throughout the year. Caller Story- We asked Our Lady of Guadalupe to intercede for our son as he was being born, and he miraculously survived the complications during childbirth. Caller Story- I was born on the Feast ...
  • The Inner Life for August 17, 2018 Fr Tom Wilson- Sunday’s Gospel Fr. Tom and Chuck pray a decade of the rosary for reparation for the abuse scandal. Fr. Tom and Chuck discuss the abuse scandal. Caller Story- I became Catholic because of the Eucharist. Caller Comment- Faith in the Eucharist is all we need. Caller Story- I once dropped the Eucharist, but miraculously found it. Caller Comment- ...
  • The Inner Life for August 16, 2018 Fr. Michael Hurley- Preaching Chuck and Fr. Michael pray the Rosary in reparation for the abuse scandal. They then talk about the abuse scandal and preaching. Caller Question- How do I explain the abuse scandal to my candidates in RCIA? Caller Question- Should priests stop preaching about their spiritual fatherhood in light of the scandal? Caller Comment- Fr. Michael ...
  • The Inner Life for August 15, 2018 (Encore Hour) Fr. James Presta- Mary, Mediatrix of Grace Fr. Presta and Chuck talk about Mary, the Mother of God, our relationship with her, and why we should ask her for intercession in prayer. Fr. Presta shares how his devotion to Mary started as a child. Caller Story- My mother had a devotion to Our Lady, and I ...
  • The Inner Life for August 14, 2018 Fr. Nathan Reesman- The Assumption Fr. Nathan and Chuck talk about the Assumption of Our Lady into Heaven. Caller Question- If I miss Mass because of work, will that affect my Consecration to Mary? Caller Question- Did the Early Church celebrate the Assumption of Mary? Caller Story- I prayed to Our Lord to open my heart to Our Lady, ...
  • The Inner Life for August 13, 2018 Bishop Joseph Perry- Eucharistic Adoration Caller Story- I have been going to Eucharistic Adoration every week for years now, and it is the best kept secret to peace and joy. Caller Story- I lost my job, but turned to adoration, and it has fixed me. Caller Story- I found my calling to spread the Catholic Faith at Eucharistic ...
  • The Inner Life for August 10, 2018 Fr. Wayne Watts- Sunday’s Gospel (John 6:41-51) Fr. Watts and Chuck discuss the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist, and how the Eucharist has changed our lives. Caller Comment- I haven’t had an extraordinary experience with the Eucharist, but if I miss adoration, I really miss it. Caller Story- The Lord inspired me to go to daily ...
  • The Inner Life for August 9, 2018 Fr. Dennis Cooney- The Catechism of the Catholic Church (1601-1666) Fr. Cooney and Chuck discuss the importance of The Sacrament of Marriage, and what the Catholic Church teaches about it. Caller Story- I was married to my wife for sixty-six years- it was a match made in Heaven, and we kept God at the center of our ...
  • The Inner Life for August 8, 2018 Fr. Joseph Illo- Humanae Vitae Chuck and Fr. Illo talk about the encylical Humanae Vitae by Pope Bl. Paul VI, and the effects the rejection of it has caused on our culture. Caller Story- Reading Humanae Vitae brought me back to the Catholic Church. Caller Story- Reading Humanae Vitae saved my marriage and caused my husband to convert. Caller ...
  • The Inner Life for August 7, 2018 Fr. Ben Cameron- The Sacraments Fr. Ben and Chuck discuss how the Sacraments are the center of our lives. Fr. Ben shares his vocation story from a lukewarm cradle-Catholic to a priest. Caller Story- Frequent reception of the Eucharist and time spent with the Eucharist has changed my life. Caller Story- Story about a boy with special needs ...
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Go Ask Your Father

  • Go Ask Your Father for August 20, 2018 Caller Question- Were the only two people born full of grace Mary and Jesus? Caller Question- Why does the Church near me only distribute Eucharist under the species of the Body and not the Blood? Caller Question- Does Mary have the power to answer our prayers, or does God answer our prayers? Caller Question- How do I respond ...
  • Go Ask Your Father for August 17, 2018 Email Question- what should I do about the sex ed that’s taught at my child’s school? Caller Question- what is the history of clerical celibacy? Caller Question- can godparents get married? Caller Question- can I offer Masses for someone who died in the state of mortal sin? Msgr Swetland prays a decade of the rosary for reparation for the ...
  • Go Ask Your Father for August 16, 2018 Msgr. Swetland talks about forgiveness. Caller Question- Can you forgive but not forget? Caller Question- Can you explain the Coronation of Mary? Does Mary grant us graces, or does God? Email Question- Is breaking any of the Commandments a mortal sin? Msgr. Swetland and Karen Moran pray a decade of the Rosary in reparation for the abuse scandal. Caller ...
  • Go Ask Your Father for August 15, 2018 Caller Question- I used to be in a lesbian “marriage,” but am not anymore. Can I receive Communion? Msgr. Swetland and Karen Moran pray a decade of the Rosary in reparation for the abuse scandal. Caller Comment- I am mad at the Catholic Church because of the abuse scandal and because of the Catholic Church’s teaching on ...
  • Go Ask Your Father for August 14, 2018 Caller Story- My story of how I became a Third Order Secular Carmelite. Caller Question- Why do Catholics worship Mary? Caller Question- Do Roman Catholics believe that the dead are alive in Heaven? Caller Question- Why is one of the friends of the children seers of Fatima in Purgatory until the end of time? Caller Question- Is a person ...
  • Go Ask Your Father for August 13, 2018 Caller Question- What is the difference between all of the terms used to describe God? Caller Question- If I am divorced but celibate, can I receive Communion? Caller Question- What is the difference between Catholic and Episcopalian Communion? Caller Question- Can I use Holy Water to bless hotel rooms or friends’s new apartments? Caller Question- Are the Bayside Apparitions ...
  • Go Ask Your Father for August 10, 2018 Msgr. Swetland tells the story of Bl. Franz Jagerstatter, and asks the audience to share stories of heroic persons in their life. Email Question- Is the Catholic Church selling out Catholics in China? Caller Story- I want to share the story of my uncle who was imprisoned in Communist China for his Catholic beliefs. Caller Story- I ...
  • Go Ask Your Father for August 9, 2018 Caller Question- My husband is sick. I am angry at him, myself, and God. Can you help me? Caller Question- Can I date a man who is a Freemason? Caller Question- What does the Catholic Church teach about burials on Holy Days of Obligation? Caller Comment- I am sick, but I praise God every day for my suffering. Email ...
  • Go Ask Your Father for August 8, 2018 Caller Question- Can a Catholic marry a non-Christian? What should I do if my godchild is going to do this? Caller Question- Is it okay to not believe in some Medieval saints? Caller Question- What is the definition of the word “God”? Caller Comment- I agree with Pope Francis that the death penalty is never admissible. Caller Question- ...
  • Go Ask Your Father for August 7, 2018 Msgr. Swetland asks the audience for the best spiritual advice they have ever received. Caller Comment- Best spiritual advice I’ve ever received was that I should trust God to forgive my sins. Caller Comment- Best spiritual advice I’ve ever received was “If you were put on trial for being a Christian, would there be enough evidence ...
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Fr. Simon Says

  • Father Simon Says for August 20, 2018 Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon talks about The Rich Young Man, perfection, and the God humbling Israel. Email Question- What does it mean that someone was “made incapable of marriage by others”? Caller Question- When is it appropriate to say, “God’s will be done”? Caller Question- Is Jeremiah 33:17-18 fulfilled by Jesus and His priests? Caller Question- Is not ...
  • Father Simon Says for August 17, 2018 Fr. Simon prays a decade of the rosary for reparation for the abuse scandal. Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon talks about Israel being unfaithful to it’s covenant with God, and how marriage is between one man and one woman and forever. Email Question- Why do Jews not say God’s name? Caller Question- What should I pray for concerning ...
  • Father Simon Says for August 16, 2018 Fr. Simon and Karen Moran pray a decade of the Rosary in reparation for the abuse scandal. Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon talks about Ezekiel’s prophetic action on the Temple, how many times Jesus instructs us to forgive, and the parable of the servant’s debt. Email Question- What happened during the Great Schism? Email Question- What is the ...
  • Father Simon Says for August 15, 2018 Fr. Simon and Karen Moran pray a decade of the Rosary for reparation for the abuse scandals. Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon talks about the devil’s campaign to destroy humanity (especially through sexuality) and Mary’s Assumption. Email Question- What do you think about the private revelations given to Sr. Eugenia Ravasio? Email Comment- I wanted to recommend a ...
  • Father Simon Says for August 14, 2018 Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon talks about being ordinary (tepenos), having God as our father, and why bishops should stay in their original diocese. Email Question- Can my family go to Saturday evening Mass in English and Sunday morning Mass in Latin, and receive Communion twice? Email Question- Will pro-choice politicians suffer for all of the deaths ...
  • Father Simon Says for August 13, 2018 Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon talks about history behind the Book of Ezekiel, and the meaning behind Jesus asking St. Peter to go fishing for a fish with the Temple Tax. Email Question- Why does the Catholic Church count the Council of Constance as valid? Email Question- Can a priest disclose what a person did not confess? Email ...
  • Father Simon Says for August 10, 2018 Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon talks about the Second Letter to the Corinthians and how it is a foundational document for the Church (and a fundraising letter), and what it means to by a martyr. Email Question- What should I do if my daughter is in a sexual relationship and is getting mad at us for ...
  • Father Simon Says for August 9, 2018 Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon talks about God’s Covenant with Israel (and the New Covenant!), the laws of the Torah, and what Jesus meant by “the gates of hell will not prevail against” the Church. Email Question- What do you know about the spiritual home of Bl. Anne Catherine Emmerich Email Story- My in-laws lived with ...
  • Father Simon Says for August 8, 2018 Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon talks about the diaspora of the ancient Kingdom of Israel, the availability of clergy, and the Syro-Phoenician woman’s exchange with Christ. Email Question- How can I overcome anxiety and trust in God? Email Question- Why do we say “thee, thy, and thou” in the Hail Mary and Our Father? Caller Question- Is it ...
  • Father Simon Says for August 7, 2018 Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon talks about the restoration of Jerusalem and Jesus walking on the water. Email Question- Question about the Anima Christi prayer. Caller Question- Do you have any resources to help convert someone from Eastern mysticism to the Catholic faith? Caller Question- Doesn’t Eastern mysticism predate Christianity? Doesn’t that make it true? Caller Comment- Entropy is ...
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The Drew Mariani Show

  • The Drew Mariani Show August 20th – Hour 1 Do you love your Catholic faith? What is your faith story? What is it about the Church that brings you a sense of joy? Pope Francis has addressed the sex abuse scandal here in the United States with a letter to the faithful, something that is not normally done. When you suffer, we all suffer. ...
  • The Drew Mariani Show August 20th – Hour 2 It’s the end of summer, kids are going back to school, vacations are ending, and it is Relevant Radio’s summer pledge drive. Say the Divine Mercy Chaplet for the pledge drive and for all those who are going back to school. Have you heard about the the fight in Arkansas to put a satanic statue on ...
  • The Drew Mariani Show August 20th – Hour 3 Have you ever wondered if your spouse will be with you in heaven? Maybe you have lost your spouse now and you are hoping that you will still be married to them. Steve Ray has an enlightening article that shares his insight on that topic, and he joins Drew to talk about it. He explains ...
  • The Drew Mariani Show August 17th – Hour 2 The sex abuse scandal has hit the Church hard this week. Pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet with your Catholic brothers and sisters for healing of the victims and for each other, that we might all be able to make it though these dark times stronger. Much has been made about the sex abuse scandal. Relevant Radio ...
  • The Drew Mariani Show August 17th – Hour 3 If you are feeling let down because of the abuse crisis in the Church and don’t know where to go from here, listen to what Dr. Ralph Martin has to say. He addresses that we need to focus on not just the abuse of minors, but also the homosexual problem which is a root issue too. He encourages ...
  • The Drew Mariani Show August 17th – Hour 1 The scandal of sex abuse from the Grand Jury Report in Pennsylvania has left many reeling and wondering what is next. Have you wondered what you can do as a lay person? Have you been wondering what is next? Frank Keating, former governor of Oklahoma, gives you insight on his experience with the 2002 sex ...
  • The Drew Mariani Show August 16th – Hour 1 If you are feeling let down because of the abuse crisis in the Church and don’t know where to go from here, listen to what Dr. Ralph Martin has to say. He addresses that we need to focus on not just the abuse of minors, but also the homosexual problem which is a root issue too. He encourages ...
  • The Drew Mariani Show August 16th – Hour 2 We invite you to trust in the mercy of Jesus and believe that no matter how far away you might have strayed, He is always waiting for you to come back. One way to receive the graces that God wants to bestow on you is by praying the Divine Mercy Chaplet. Join Drew and thousands ...
  • The Drew Mariani Show August 16th – Hour 3 You probably wouldn’t label Elizabeth Warren as a capitalist, but she told CNBC that she is, and she believes that she would do a better job of helping the middle class than President Trump is currently doing right now. She said that she would transfer wealth from big corporations and give them to workers, not ...
  • The Drew Mariani Show August 15th – Hour 1 Did you make it to Mass today? Today is the Assumption of Mary and a holy day of obligation for Catholics. What is the story behind the Assumption of Mary? Dr. Mark Miravalle tells you the history behind the Assumption of our Blessed Mother and invites you to learn to be like Mary. Drew also plays ...
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A Closer Look

  • A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, August 20, 2018 On today’s show: Being a Catholic Voter: What do we need to know?  Guest: Brian Burch of Catholic Vote – a “lay-led” movement for voter education. The political landscape in 2018. Progress report on the Judge Kavanaugh. www.catholicvote.org What are the most important issues now? Praying for the Church – commit to some sort of action.  Guest: Kathryn Lopez, Editor: National ...
  • A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, August 17, 2018 On today’s show: Topics ‘Clergy Abuse Crisis: Vatican Statement, Bishops’ Reform Plans’ Guest, Fr. Francis Hoffman and Sheila pray a decade of the rosary concentrating on the third glorious mystery: The Descent of the Holy Spirit. Discussion of the power of prayer of reparation. Vatican statement on abuse crisis; PA grand jury report; USCCB response; Church governance, ...
  • A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, August 16, 2018 On today’s show: Topics ‘Clergy Abuse Crisis, Role of Laity In Rebuilding the Church’ Guest, Msgr. Stuart Swetland: USCCB addresses ‘this spiritual crisis, moral catastrophe’ in abuse revelations; power of prayers of reparation, intercession. Link: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/us-bishops-invite-vatican-investigation-into-mccarrick-scandal-48713 Caller, Brian/Philadelphia: Public confession / repentance does the Church have any mechanism for this? Guest, Tim Busch: ‘Our Great Commission: The Call Of ...
  • A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, August 15, 2018 On today’s show: Topics ‘Church Scandals, Clergy, Laity: Rebuild With Mary’s Help’ Guest, Elizabeth Scalia: Ongoing clergy crisis requires Church renewal; management can’t override ministry; laity commit to ‘Rebuild My Church’, starting now. Link: http://theanchoress.com/how-can-we-rebuildmychurch-cardinal-wuerl-accidentally-points-the-way/ News of systematic abuse in the Pennsylvania Grand Jury report has Catholics feeling much like we felt after the attacks of 9/11 ...
  • A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, August 14, 2018 On today’s show: The Danger of so-called “Public (government) Schools” Guest, Mary Rice Hasson, author of ‘Get Out Now’; the radical shift in public schools in recent years; the moral, intellectual, and spiritually toxic environment of public – and many “catholic” – schools. Culturally popular toxic ideas infiltrate public school (charter schools included); Caller, Fred: Where is ...
  • A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, August 13, 2018 On today’s show: Matthew Mehan: Constitutional citizenship, Christian Humanist Friendship, service to God & country; teaching virtue in college & children’s books. Link: https://www.mythicalmammals.com/ We must be simple, uncomplicated and wise; subtle friendship eases people toward the truth with peace and charity. Mehan’s Mildly Amusing Mythical Mammals, or “M5,” is a book of children’s poetry beautifully complemented by ...
  • A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, August 10, 2018 On today’s show: Changing Catholic Teaching on the Death Penalty – Guest: Father Robert Gahl Catholic teaching on capital punishment: How are Catholics to understand the Pope’s recent revision of the Catechism? Archbishop Gomez (Los Angeles) offers a new book. What is the role of a prison? Medicinal effects, restorative effects. What prompted the Holy Father to ...
  • A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, August 9, 2018 On today’s show: Gender Dysphoria, the Transgender Movement and Science. Cultivating Good Shepherds. Guest, Dr. Michael Laidlaw, Endocrinologist: Dangers of transgender ideology in schools; harms of hormone therapy for adolescent ‘gender dysphoria’; why doctors must speak. Children are exposed to transgender ideology online; children on the autism spectrum are particularly vulnerable. Guest, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz: Good Shepherds protect ...
  • A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, August 8, 2018 On today’s show: Topics ‘Body Integrity; Definition of Death; Organ Donation; How to Offer Gift of Life’ Guest, Dr. Aaron Kheriaty: Doctors and issues with the word ‘death’, definition of death; ‘physician assisted dying’; organ donation as gift. Catholic church has always seen organ donation as an act of charity; do we see our bodies as material? ...
  • A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, August 7, 2018 On today’s show:  ‘Manual Labor, Jobs, Tariffs, Big Data, Tech Giants and the Blockchain Economy’ Guest, Dr. Jay Richards, CUA: Will manual labor disappear?; the ‘greed myth’ and other economic illusions; realities of free markets and tariffs. Link: https://business.catholic.edu/news/2018/02/labor.html Consumer awareness of bespoke labor (handmade/small batch products) on the rise; farmer’s markets booming; Catholic view balances dignity of ...
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St. Joseph's Workshop with Fr. Matthew Spencer

  • St. Joseph’s Workshop with Father Matthew Spencer, August 16, 2018 On today’s show: Guest Host, Patrick Conley, Catholic Convert, welcomes Anne Morath, speaking about how to watch movies. The Church on earth doesn’t fear the things of earth like art, but it seeks to redeem it. Art can be created to be diametrically opposed to good, truth and beauty, but it can also help us to ...
  • St. Joseph’s Workshop with Father Matthew Spencer, August 15, 2018 On today’s show: Guest Host Patrick Conley Patrick welcomes Sister Theresa Aletheia, of the Daughters of St. Paul. The Daughters of St. Paul were founded to spread the Gospel using media. Sister Theresa reflects on her time as an Atheist and leaving the Church. She credits the example of good Catholic people for her return. Patrick reflects ...
  • St. Joseph’s Workshop with Father Matthew Spencer, August 14, 2018 Rebroadcast: Today’s show was originally aired on July 24, 2018 http://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/spencer/MS20180724.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • St. Joseph’s Workshop with Father Matthew Spencer, August 13, 2018 Rebroadcast: Today’s show originally aired on July 17, 2018 http://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/spencer/MS20180717.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • St. Joseph’s Workshop with Father Matthew Spencer, August 10, 2018 On today’s show:  Guest Host Patrick Conley Patrick Conley (Guest Host), Catholic Convert, welcomes “minimalist” Renee Beckman-Schwind. Minimialism is the “intentional promotion of things you value and the removal of everything that destracts from it,” or “living simply.” Caller: I have way too much stuff? How can I get rid of it? Caller: I donate all of ...
  • St. Joseph’s Workshop with Father Matthew Spencer, August 8, 2018 Rebroadcast: Today’s program originally aired on March 14, 2018 http://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/spencer/MS20180314.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • St. Joseph’s Workshop with Father Matthew Spencer, August 7, 2018 Rebroadcast: Today’s show was originally aired on April 3, 2018 http://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/spencer/MS20180403.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • St. Joseph’s Workshop with Father Matthew Spencer, August 6, 2018 Rebroadcast: Today’s show originally aired on March 14, 2018 http://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/spencer/MS20180314.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • The Joe Sikorra Show, August 3, 2018 – Hour 1 On today’s show: Bill Creasy joins the show and discusses God sending mana from heaven. The Israelites have to trust in God each day, because the mana spoils if you keep it until the next day. Joe asks Dr. Bill about Matthew 5:48, where Jesus tells us to be perfect, but we can never really be perfect ...
  • St. Joseph’s Workshop with Father Matthew Spencer, August 3, 2018 On today’s show: Guest Host Patrick Conley Guest Host, Patrick Conley, Catholic convert, asks you what you want to know about how to speak to Protestant Christians. Caller: My husband never pressured me to become Catholic. Seven years into our marriage, I decided to go through RCIA because I kept going to Mass with my husband ...
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The Joe Sikorra Show

  • St. Joseph’s Workshop with Father Matthew Spencer, August 17, 2018 Rebroadcast: Today’s show was originally aired on April 10, 2018 http://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/spencer/MS20180410.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • The Joe Sikorra Show, August 16, 2018 – Hour 1 On today’s show: Joe discusses different types of sarcasm, good and bad sarcasm, and the benefits of sarcasm. Sarcasm requires higher social cognition because the content is opposed to the tone. A study was conducted using three different methods of communication: Anger, Sarcasm, and normal tone. Those that heard the angry message worked harder but not smarter. ...
  • The Joe Sikorra Show, August 16, 2018 – Hour 2 On today’s show: Joe speaks about “people pleasing,” and taking responsibility for other people’s feelings. Joe recalls a woman who had been abused who kept apologizing Caller: I’ve taken over a landscaping business from my dad after he was diagnosed with schizophrenia. Am I a people pleaser? Do you tell friends you will help them, when you know ...
  • The Joe Sikorra Show, August 15, 2018 – Hour 1 On today’s show: Joe welcomes Fr. Charles Sikorsky, President of Divine Mercy University. Fr. Sikorsky discusses what makes Divine Mercy University different than other Universities. Divine Mercy University offers graduate level psychology and counseling programs that (https://divinemercy.edu/). Joe discusses self-absorption and what good practices, taken too far, can lead to an inordinate focus on self. One of the ...
  • The Joe Sikorra Show, August 15, 2018 – Hour 2 On today’s show: What do happy couples do? Happiness doesn’t really happen accidentally. Happy couples do what is needed to nurture love, they don’t just have their relationships on autopilot. Joe tells a story about when he put a boat on autopilot. Even planes on autopilot steer to correct. Joe outlines some good habits of happy couples. ...
  • The Joe Sikorra Show, August 13, 2018 – Hour 1 On today’s show: Joe welcomes Don Johnson, director of the new movie, “Unprotected: A Pope, the Pill, and the Perils of Sexual Chaos.” Don cites the raising of teenage girls as the main driver for creating this documentary. There is something wrong with society’s view of sex, and Don delves deep into the causes and effects ...
  • The Joe Sikorra Show, August 13, 2018 – Hour 2 On today’s show: Joe tells you the secret to achieving all of your dreams. You know, no big deal. . . Joe tells the story of a person who dropped her happiness class. Yes, they had a “happiness” class at her college. This young woman’s parents kept telling her that you must be successful, which requires hard ...
  • The Joe Sikorra Show, August 10, 2018 – Hour 1 On today’s show: Are you giving really bad advice to your children without knowing it? Joe lists some of these pieces of advice. Are you stressing out about preparing your child for Harvard…at age 4? Children are feeling anxious at younger and younger ages. The best way to teach your children calmness is to model it yourself. ...
  • The Joe Sikorra Show, August 10, 2018 – Hour 2 On today’s show: What does it mean to be mentally strong? Are you mentally strong? Real mental strength is about managing emotion and thoughts, and being productive no matter the situation. God wants you to grow in strength. He calls you to a life of growth and change. Joe reflects how he feels when he starts to ...
  • The Joe Sikorra Show, August 10, 2018 – Hour 1 On today’s show: Are you giving really bad advice to your children without knowing it? Joe lists some of these pieces of advice. Are you stressing out about preparing your child for Harvard…at age 4? Children are feeling anxious at younger and younger ages. The best way to teach your children calm, is to model it yourself. ...
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