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Daybreak

  • Daybreak for February 28, 2020 Friday after Ash Wednesday Saint of the Day: St. Oswald; 10th Century Archbishop of York; promoted monastic reforms, and improvement of the morals and theological knowledge of the clergy; revered as one of the three saints who revived English monasticism; died 992 A.D. Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 2/28/20 Gospel: Matthew 9:14-15 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20200228.mp3Podcast: Play in new window ...
  • Daybreak for February 27, 2020 Thursday after Ash Wednesday Saint of the Day: St. Leander of Seville, 534-600; monk who became bishop of Seville; battled the Arian heresy; the first to introduce the Nicene Creed in the mass Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 2/27/20 Gospel: Luke 9:22-25 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20200227.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS
  • Daybreak for February 26, 2020 Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 2/26/20 Gospel: Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20200226.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS
  • Daybreak for February 25, 2020 Tuesday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time Saint of the Day: St. Walburga, 710-779; abbess of a double monastery of men and women religious at Heidenheim; sister of Saints Winebald and Willebald Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 2/25/20 Gospel: Mark 9:30-37 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20200225.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS
  • Daybreak for February 24, 2020 Monday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time Saint of the Day: St. John Theristus, 1049-1129; escaped slavery as a child, and eventually joined the Benedictines in Calabria; credited with a miracle of harvesting a large crop of food, preventing starvation Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 2/24/20 Gospel: Mark 9:14-29 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20200224.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: ...
  • Daybreak for February 23, 2020 Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 2/23/20 Gospel: Matthew 5:38-48 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20200223.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS
  • Daybreak for February 22, 2020 Feast of the Chair of St. Peter, apostle Saturday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 2/22/20 Gospel: Mark 16:13-19 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20200222.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS
  • Daybreak for February 21, 2020 Friday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time Optional Memorial of St. Peter Damian, 988-1072; Benedictine abbot; became cardinal-bishop of Ostia; worked to combat simony, encouraged priests to observe celibacy Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 2/21/20 Gospel: Mark 8:34-9:1 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20200221.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS
  • Daybreak for February 20, 2020 Thursday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time Saints of the Day: Saints Jacinta (1910-1920) and Francisco (1908-1919) Marto; Portuguese shepherd children who received apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Fatima, Portugal, in 1917 Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 2/20/20 Gospel: Mark 8:27-33 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20200220.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS
  • Daybreak for February 19, 2020 Wednesday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time Saint of the Day: St. Beatus; Eighth Century monk, author and foe of the adoptionist heresy Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 2/19/20 Gospel: Mark 8:22-26 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20200219.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS
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Morning Air

  • Coronavirus and the Economy, Pius XII Vatican Archives, Motherhood and Letting Go, 1st Sunday of Lent Gospel Fri. Feb. 28th-Hour 2. The effect of Coronavirus on the economy with Bill Ulivieri. Dr. Matthew Bunson on the opening of the Pius XII archives in the Vaticans. Motherhood and letting go with Danielle Bean. Bishop Daniel Mueggenborg previews the Gospel for the 1st Sunday of Lent. Glen’s Story Corner https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/morningair/MA20200228b.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts ...
  • Evil Spirits and Exorcisms, Loss of Control Fri. Feb. 28th-Hour 3. Msgr. Stephen Rossetti on Evil Spirits and Exorcisms and Haunted Houses. Loss of Control with Dr. Jim Schroeder. John takes your prayer petitions. https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/morningair/MA20200228c.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS
  • Dangers of Gossip, Beginning of Lent Fri. Feb. 28th-Hour 1. The beginning of Lent with Fr. Marcel Taillon. The dangers of Gossip with Fr. Edward Looney. Glen’s Story Corner https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/morningair/MA20200228a.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS
  • Coronavirus update, Reclaiming Sundays, Factory Reset for Lent Thurs. Feb. 27th-Hour 2. Fr. Joe D’Amico on doing a factory reset for yourself this Lent. Donna Marie Cooper O’Boyle on Reclaiming Sundays. Dr. Barbara Golder gives an update on the Coronavirus. Glen’s Story Corner https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/morningair/MA20200227b.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS
  • Ash Wednesday Stories, Fr. Gill answers your faith questions Thurs. Feb. 27th-Hour 3. Fr. Joseph Gill answers your faith questions. Fr. James Kubicki reflecting on Ash Wednesday and callers share their Ash Wednesday stories. https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/morningair/MA20200227c.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS
  • Arch. Hebda on Disciples and Lent, Fr. Rocky on Lent and answers your faith question Thurs. Feb. 27th-Hour 1. Archbishop Bernard Hebda (Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis) on disciples and Lent. Fr. Rocky on his upcoming Lenten Lessons and also answers your faith questions. https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/morningair/MA20200227a.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS
  • Dangers of Gossip, Ash Wednedsay explained Wed. Feb. 26th-Hour 3. Fr. Marcel Taillon talks about Lent and Ash Wednesday. Fr. Edward Looney on the Dangers of Gossip. https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/morningair/MA20200226c.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS
  • Coronavirus in Italy, Accountability, Spiritual Poverty, Man Up Wed. Feb. 26th-Hour 2. Dr. Peter Kleponis on the power of accountability. Marge Fenelon on Spiritual Poverty, Coronavirus in Italy and Pope Francis’ General Audience with Ashley Noronha. Eustace Mita on Man Up Philly and the power of Men’s Conferences. Glen’s Story Corner https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/morningair/MA20200226b.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS
  • Failing at Lent, Give up Worrying for Lent Wed. Feb. 26th-Hour 1. Fr. John Gordon on Failing at Lent. Gary Zimak on Give up Worrying for Lent. Glen’s Story Corner https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/morningair/MA20200226a.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS
  • Preparing your heart for Lent, Spirituality in Marriage, Priests wearing Cassocks Tues. Feb. 25th-Hour 2. Preparing your Heart for Lent with Fr. Paul Cannariato. Fr. Dwight Longenecker on priests wearing cassocks. Greg & Julie Alexander on Spirituality in Marriage. Saint of the Day. Glen’s Story Corner https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/morningair/MA20200225b.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS
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The Patrick Madrid Show

  • The Patrick Madrid Show: February 28, 2020 – Hour 1 Johnson City police offers coronavirus testing for meth in Facebook post Pope Francis, 83, cancels SECOND day of engagements after being taken ill as coronavirus sweeps Italy $3.4 trillion has been wiped out of the stock market in a week Caller: Carol in NJ starts to get angry at Mass when she is distracted by the sign of ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: February 28, 2020 – Hour 2 Patrick and Cyrus joke about a survey that found almost 40% of people won’t buy Corona beer because they think they could get the Coronavirus from it Caller: Marlene in CA asks about forgiveness because she is so broken hearted over her grown children dismissing her and her husband from their lives, and keeping her grandchildren ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: February 28, 2020 – Hour 3 Caller: Chuck in PA asks about lay people being lectors Caller: Eileen in VA asks if you offer something up for a friend’s intention, should you keep it secret or should you tell them to encourage them? Caller: Sarah in WI is frustrated with Church authority for not speaking up publicly about voting pro-life which means voting ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: February 27, 2020 – Hour 1 Police search for person who stole hearse with woman’s body in back from church near Pasadena Senate fails to pass two pro-life bills on same day Caller: Buster in DC asks about Church teaching on lying in the case of self defense, such as when soldiers came to the door of good people hiding Jews during WWII Caller: ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: February 27, 2020 – Hour 2 Pope Francis is sick and Patrick hopes it is not the Coronavirus Caller: Ellen in PA asks how to encourage family and friends who have left the Catholic Church because of the abuse Caller: Tony in AZ thinks they shouldn’t have cancelled Mass because one person was sick. Caller: Deacon John in CA went through an annulment 40 ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: February 27, 2020 – Hour 3 Caller: Martin in NJ asks for daily prayer recommendations Caller: Bernard in WI comments on the bishop cancelling Mass because of the coronavirus Caller: Lauren in OH is confused how if we believe in the Real Presence of the Eucharist, we could get sick from sharing the Chalice that holds the Precious Blood Caller: Tara in MN has ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: February 26, 2020 – Hour 1 Patrick and Cyrus discuss the coronavirus and how it’s been the latest “scare” for people. They discuss being in the state of grace to always be ready for death Caller: Danielle in ME asks if Ash Wednesday is a holy day of obligation and if she can administer the ashes on herself A swarm 40,000 bees attack ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: February 26, 2020 – Hour 2 Caller: Diane in IL doesn’t understand how some saints who were married couples were allowed to separate and enter religious life. How can they break their vows and leave their children? Caller: Tracy in CA asks how our bodies will one day be resurrected if we are “dust and to dust we shall return” The four steps ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: February 26, 2020 – Hour 3 Caller: Janet in VA asks why children are being taught evolution in Catholic school. Patrick explains the difference between atheistic evolution theory and Catholic teaching on evolution Caller: Elizabeth in CA noticed today’s Gospel is about doing sacrifices and prayer in secret. Doesn’t Lent contradict that? Caller: Kevin in CA asks why Jesus would say to God ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: February 25, 2020 – Hour 1 Patrick explains the background meaning behind receiving ashes on our foreheads and why the priest says “for you are dust and to dust you shall return” Caller: John in NM asks for help understanding James 4:5 where it talks about a “spirit of jealousy” Caller asks for which Bible version Patrick recommends Caller: John in NV asks if ...
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The Inner Life

  • The Inner Life February 28th – Temptation Temptation. This Sunday, we hear to the story of Jesus being tempted in the desert. We are all tempted in life, but how do you respond to that temptation? Father Douglas McKay joins Chuck Neff to discuss how you can deal with temptation.   Caller Story – Shares his story of addiction and how temptation is hard ...
  • The Inner Life February 27th – Lent Lent. As we start our Lenten journey, it is important to remember why we are on this journey. How can we stay focused with our penance and fasting during Lent? Father Sam Martin joins Chuck Neff to discuss ways to grow in holiness during Lent.   Caller Story – Shares her story of doing something kind for ...
  • The Inner Life February 26th – Ash Wednesday Ash Wednesday. Why is Ash Wednesday important? Why do we receive ashes? Father Joseph Johnson joins Chuck Neff to discuss Ash Wednesday and its importance to the Lenten season. http://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/innerlife/inner20200226.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS
  • The Inner Life February 25th – Fasting Fasting. What is fasting? Why and how are we supposed to fast during Lent? Father Tim Monahan joins Chuck Neff to help you understand the importance of fasting during Lent.   Caller Question – Is there an age range for fasting during Lent? Caller Story – Shares her story of alms giving along with fasting and how that ...
  • The Inner Life February 24th – Farming for Faith Farming for Faith. How can we better cultivate our faith? What does the parable of the sower teach us about the importance of farming our faith? Father Rick Heilman joins Chuck Neff to discuss how we can better grow in our faith.   Caller Story – Shares her story of farming her own faith, but she sometimes ...
  • The Inner Life February 21st – Loving Your Enemy Sunday’s Gospel. Loving Your Enemy. This is perhaps the most difficult teaching that we receive from the Lord. What does loving our enemies actually look like? Father Richard Simon joins Chuck Neff to break down this teaching, and to discuss other aspects from this upcoming Gospel reading. Caller Story: Shares how turning the cheek can be ...
  • The Inner Life February 20th – The Priesthood The Priesthood. How do we foster a passion in young men for the priesthood? Maybe you have a son or brother who is considering the priesthood. How do you talk to them about their discernment? Father Vince Guest joins Chuck Neff for the very first time to discuss the priesthood.   Caller Story – Shares her story ...
  • The Inner Life February 19th – Honoring Father and Mother Honoring Your Father and Mother. The fourth commandment tells us to honor our father and mother. It seems fairly self-explanatory, but what does it mean to honor them? Are we to honor them no matter what? Father Dennis Cooney joins Chuck Neff to discuss how we are to honor our father and mother.   Caller Question – ...
  • The Inner Life February 18th – Living in Reality Living in Reality. What does it mean to live in reality as a Catholic? In this ever changing world, how do we tell what is of God, and what is of the world? Father Daniel Schuster joins Chuck Neff to discuss what it means to live in reality today.   Caller Story – Her husband has terminal ...
  • The Inner Life February 17th – Healing Healing. We all have pain and hurt in our lives and we all need healing, some more than others. How does the love and mercy of Jesus heal us, especially when we might feel like we don’t deserve his love and healing? Father Ben Cameron joins Chuck Neff to discuss the healing power of God.   Caller ...
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Go Ask Your Father

  • Go Ask Your Father February 28th – Going the Extra Mile Msgr Swetland shares with you two different stories of people who went the extra mile to help those in their community.   Caller Question – Where is the cross between religion and science? What can we accept from science? Caller Question – Does she have to start her Novena over again since she was late by an hour ...
  • Go Ask Your Father February 27th – Pay it Forward Msgr Swetland shares with you a story of a doctor who paid to forward to his patients by paying for their medical co-pays in hopes that they will spread kindness to others.   Caller Question – What is the prayer to say when blessing your home with holy water? Caller Question – How to defend fasting and abstinence ...
  • Go Ask Your Father February 26th – Keeping a Family Together Msgr Swetland shares with you a heartwarming story of a woman who kept a whole family together through means of adoption   Caller Question – He counts 46 days of Lent, so how do we get to 40? Caller Question – How can she give up smoking for Lent and still stay strong? Caller Question – Would a more ...
  • Go Ask Your Father February 25th – Father Daughter Dance Msgr Swetland shares with you a heartwarming story of a school resource officer who took a young girl, who had recently lost her father, to the schools father daughter dance.   Caller Question – What Ashes can be used for Ash Wednesday? Caller Question – What is the Churches teaching on universal salvation? Caller Question – What is the ...
  • Go Ask Your Father February 24th – Singing Priest Msgr Swetland shares with you a wonderful and fun story of a priest who got to sing for Josh Groban at a concert.   Caller Question – Why is Easter different in Greek Orthodox than the Latin rite? Caller Question – How can she explain to non-Catholics the importance of the stations of the cross? Caller Question – Does ...
  • Go Ask Your Father February 21st – It Takes a Village Caller Question: What are the fasting requirements for Lent? Email Question: How late can one show up to Mass and still receive Holy Communion? Caller Question: Is there such a thing as ‘collective sin’? Caller Question: A caller is concerned about the kids in her First Communion class, because many of their parents do not regularly attend Mass. ...
  • Go Ask Your Father February 20th – Loving First Responders Msgr Swetland shares with you a heartwarming story of a woman who is spreading love to first responders and thinking them for their service.   Caller Question – Why do we confess our sins? Caller Question – Is it okay to take pictures during Mass? Caller Question – Is it okay to sell Girl Scout Cookies on Church grounds? Caller ...
  • Go Ask Your Father February 19th – No Greater Love Msgr Swetland shares with you two very different stories of love and even though they are different, the both equally show the love of God.   Caller Question – Why is the bishop of Rome the successor to Peter? Caller Question – She takes care of her husband and misses Mass. Is she to tired or to lazy ...
  • Go Ask Your Father February 18th – An Act of Kindness Msgr Swetland shares with you a story of a teacher who did a small act of kindness for one of his students. Years later, he found out that his small act of kindness made a profound impact on his student.   Caller Question – Can you baptize a child that is not yours? Caller Question – She is ...
  • Go Ask Your Father February 17th – A Unique Birth Msgr Swetland shares with you a story a town that had its first child born in it since 1977. The city has no hospital so births there are rare, but this town in NJ is blessed to have one in 2020.   Caller Question – Is it okay to substitute “Jesus” in for the Our Father? Caller Question ...
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Fr. Simon Says

  • Father Simon Says February 28th – Fasting Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon explains today’s Gospel and explains what it means to fast and how to do it correctly.   Caller Question – Why is Fulton Sheen’s book called the Last 7 Words? It is a book of statements. Caller Question – What does Father Simon think about the Coronavirus? Caller Question – What is the difference ...
  • Father Simon Says February 27th – Carrying Our Cross Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon explains the Gospel in which Jesus tells us to deny ourselves and carry our cross.   Word of the Day – Doom Caller Question – What does the word “Church” actually mean? Caller Question – Why did we change words within the Mass? http://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/FSS/fss20200227.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | ...
  • Father Simon Says February 26th – Pray in Private Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon explains what Jesus meant when he told his disciples to not make a great gesture of their prayer.   Caller Question – Do angels have souls? Caller Question – How can he deal with his daughter who has “religious” OCD? Caller Question – Does the 2nd Eucharistic prayer have a redundancy? Word of the Day ...
  • Father Simon Says February 25th – Who is the Greatest Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon explains who Jesus says is the greatest among us on Earth.   Caller Question – What does the Church teach about yoga? Caller Question – Why does God allow Satan to rule the world? Caller Question – Are you required to pray an intention for the Pope during the rosary? Caller Question – When did ...
  • Father Simon Says February 24th – Fasting Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon explains the Gospel reading today of why some demons can only be cast out through fasting   Caller Question – Can 9 or 10 year olds have snacks on Ash Wednesday? Caller Question – Can Father Simon explain the different meanings of the Greek word for Love? Caller Question – How does someone who ...
  • Father Simon Says February 21st – Faith and Works Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon explains James 2:14 and the relationship between faith and works. Caller Question: What is the balance between ‘turning one’s cheek’ and defending yourself? Caller Question: What is the exact timing of the Triduum? Caller Question: If God knows everything, then why would he create people with free will knowing that they might go ...
  • Father Simon Says February 20th – Who Is Jesus Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon explains the gospel in which Jesus asks his disciples who they say he is.   Caller Question – Jesus tells us to carry our cross, is it important to know what our cross is? Caller Question – What is the appropriate age range for reading the screw tape letters? Word of the Day – ...
  • Father Simon Says February 19th – The Healing of a Blind Man Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon explains the story in Mark of Jesus healing a blind man and why Jesus told him not to enter even into the village.   Caller Question – Needs clarification of the two sayings “fear of the Lord” and “be not afraid” Caller Question – If we are canonized on Earth, what happens in ...
  • Father Simon Says February 18th – The Leaven of the Pharisees and Herod. Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon explains what the leaven of the Pharisees and Herod were and why the disciples were falling victim to it.   Caller Question – What is the difference between Catholic bibles and Protestant bibles? Caller Question – Can he send his child to a school that claims the bible is the only way to ...
  • Father Simon Says February 17th – Perfect Perseverance Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon explains what James meant when he said be perfect in your perseverance.   Caller Question – Question regarding yesterdays readings. Caller Question – Why did JP II suspend proselytizing? Caller Question – We go to Mass so many times in our lives, so why is our spiritual progress so slow? Word of the Day – ...
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The Drew Mariani Show

  • The South Carolina primary Hour 1 of 2-28-20 The South Carolina primary is tomorrow, and many are waiting to see if Joe Biden will pull off a win. He is confident he can get a victory since he has many African American voters. But what about Bloomberg and Sen. Sanders? Will they ultimately beat Biden out in the long run? ...
  • Chaplet/Ministry on the streets Hour 2 of 2-28-20 Chaplet of Divine Mercy Eric Mahl is someone who used to play for the NFL, for the Jets and Browns specifically. He felt the call later on in life to be a hermit and to also serve the poor on the streets. He is now a lay minister with the Marian Missionaries of ...
  • A look at the markets Hour 3 of 2-28-20 The markets have plunged, and it’s been scary. The Coronavirus has caused many to sell off their stocks, and this has confirmed Peter Grandich’s suspicion of the stock market which he has expressed for a long time now. He admits that the price of gold has also dipped as well. Hear what ...
  • Coronavirus outbreak Hour 1 of 2-27-20 A look at the Coronavirus outbreak with Dr. Bob Tiballi. The president has tasked VP Mike Pence with fighting this in the states, and some critics are claiming that we’re in trouble and the administration is not taking the right steps. What is really concerning is that one person caught this virus ...
  • Chaplet of Divine Mercy/Spiritual response to Coronavirus Hour 2 of 2-27-20 Worried about the Coronavirus? Use this as an opportunity to turn back to God, go to Confession, and a chance to grow in your trust. Do what you can to stay safe, make your preparations, and leave the rest to God. Fr. Rich Simon gives you a spiritual perspective on this crisis. ...
  • American Secession Movements Hour 3 of 2-27-20 A movement has arisen where states are calling for secession or realignment. People that can’t stand state’s liberal policies want them out! Could California leave the US? Internationally, we have seen this discussed and played out in Europe and Asia as well! It may seem crazy, but it is being talked about! ...
  • Last Night’s debate Hour 1 of 2-26-20 Last night’s CBS debate was quite a spectacle. It seemed as if the anchors couldn’t get control, and there were many Democratic candidates talking over each other. Mayor Bloomberg did slightly better than he did last week, but he still took some attacks. He was accused by Sen. Elizabeth Warren of telling ...
  • Chaplet/A Lenten Journey with Mary Hour 2 of 2-26-20 Chaplet of Divine Mercy Fr. Edward Looney is a Marian expert, and he joins Drew to talk about Lent, our Lady’s role in this season, and the importance of ashes. What is the meaning of Ash Wednesday, and what does it remind us of as we start Lent? What is the significance of ...
  • Catholics divided on election Hour 3 of 2-26-20 A new poll with Real Clear Politics and EWTN shows a clear divide with the Catholic vote. You can see it here. It looks at the vote for President Trump, whether more Catholics are Republican or Democrats, pro-life or pro-choice, and even stances on death penalty. It is a striking look at ...
  • Coronavirus/Medicare for All Hour 1 of 2-25-20 Do you notice more people starting to talk about the Coronavirus now? Tragically, the Coronavirus has made its way into Italy. The markets have been hit hard, and today and yesterday have caused many to worry about whether they will lose money in the markets, considering the plunge the Dow has taken. ...
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A Closer Look

  • Lenten Lessons Teach Mass Devotion; Fatima Film Marian Messages Teach Conversion 2.28.20 Fr. Francis Hoffman: Fr. Rocky’s Lenten Lessons inform your journey through Lent and inspire greater awareness of the Mass; why is the Mass the focus of his series this Lent?; Catholics and Mass attendance. Barbara Nicolosi: ‘Fatima’ film finally comes to completion; none of the many Marian apparitions has generated more devotion than Fatima; powerful, uplifting ...
  • Evangelizing NYC & the Culture; Speaking Pro-Life on Campuses; Praying for Friends & Opponents 2.27.20 Steve Auth: Business, Finance, Markets Expert is also Missionary of Wall Street; What’s the latest there? How saving souls adjusts perspective on saving stocks and managing money. Kristan Hawkins: Students for Life college tour getting serious threats of protests; promotional banners ripped down and replaced with pro-abortion ones; the school administration taking serious, extraordinary precautions ...
  • Making the Most of Your Lent 2.25.20 Fr. Edward Looney: How we learn, what we gain by journeying through Lent with Mary; what to do when we fall behind in daily Lenten readings & prayers; why we need to ‘listen to our Mother’ through Her apparitions, messages, witness of faith, hope, love & trust even in times of suffering. Eric Scheidler: Yearly Ash ...
  • Coronavirus Update; Twitter Censorship; Discrimination Against Christian Foster Care 2.25.20 Dr. Roger Klein: Looking at the coronavirus and its spread with a clear vision and calm voice; put the coronavirus in its proper perspective and not a provocative and politically motivated one; compare its outbreak and impact with the flu, which presents “a much greater risk to Americans.” Dan Gainor: Sound thinking used to hold ...
  • Reform of the Priesthood, Amazon Synod Document; Courage to Be Catholic; Lenten Pilgrimage at Home 2.24.20 George Weigel: authentic Catholic reform of the priesthood, deepening of Church’s commitment to the value of celibacy as a radical witness to the Kingdom, begins with deeper conversion to Christ; lessons from Auschwitz on ‘lives unworthy of life’; Election 2020; Lenten pilgrimage from Rome to home. http://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/ACL/ACL20200224.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google ...
  • When Mercy is Denied; Guilty on Death Row, Innocent Babies, Women in Need 2.21.20 Kathryn Lopez: No mercy for the man on death row; he’s guilty, but ‘mercy is for the guilty’, he was abused before he became an abuser; man raised amid violence and rage, drugs & alcohol; he was attacked before he attacked, treated inhumanely before he disregarded the humanity of others; society’s responsibilities Rev. Walter Hoye: How ...
  • Healing Marriages: Handle Anger, Grow in Forgiveness, Be Faithful, Show Love 2.20.20 Dr. Richard Fitzgibbons: Resolving & preventing marital anger, and anger in children; How to heal relationships in conflict, renew couples in the sacrament of Matrimony with Christ in their relationship, build a culture of marriage; cultural detox starts with reconciliation, forgiveness, faithful, sacrificial love.  Caller, Kathy: how can I determine when it’s abuse and if ...
  • How to Prepare for Lent; Time to Contemplate Death & Eternity; Near Death Experiences 2.19.20 Fr Robert Spitzer, SJ: How to Prepare for Lent; Time to Contemplate Death & Eternity; Near Death Experiences http://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/ACL/ACL20200219.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSS
  • Planned Parenthood v. David Daleiden; Crisis in Priesthood? How Laity Must Help; Lent with Church Fathers 2.18.20 Peter Breen: Biggest pro-life defense case in a generation, Planned Parenthood v David Daleiden, freedom of the press is at stake; videos of underground illegal baby body parts harvesting industry have reshaped nation’s abortion industry; lawsuit against pro-life movement aims to stop & silence opposition. Dr. Scott Hahn: Good priests are suffering a silent crisis, ministering ...
  • White House Rivalries in History; Faith in the Oval Office; Religion and the Presidency 2.17.20 White House Rivalries in History; Faith in the Oval Office; Religion and the Presidency Tevi Troy Former White House staffer & presidential historian notes famous tumultuous rivalries in administrations of both parties throughout history From Truman to Trump, the modern White House has been filled with ambitious people ‘playing for the highest stakes’ Can presidents limit infighting? Dr. Gary Smith ‘The ...
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St. Joseph's Workshop with Fr. Matthew Spencer

  • Fridays in Lent, Widespread Mediocrity, Safety First?, Fasting 2.28.20 Stations of the Cross: a Friday tradition during Lent. Do you see “love” when you contemplate the passion of Christ? We try to see ourselves more clearly, and objectively through the Stations of the Cross. As we pray for Pope Francis’ health, we reflect on a recent message delivered on his behalf: sometimes we place more ...
  • Mystery of Suffering, God Allows Suffering, Coffee Evangelization, Pope St. Leo the Great 2.27.20 Father Matthew explores, Harold Kushner’s book When Bad Things happen to Good People. How has the trauma in your life, led you to more holiness? Trust? Here’s the coffee, can we talk? Father Matthew shares progress on Shrine Coffee. We have to reflect on the best way to draw people to the love of Christ. No matter how ...
  • Big Decisions, Components for Discernment, Ash Wednesday, Deep Cleaning 2.26.20 How do you make big decisions? How do we learn to discern God’s holy will for us?  St. Ignatius of Loyola offers seven conditions for discernment. Father recalls his first Ash Wednesday service( 48 services in one day!); and today’s service. “If we die in Christ, we will rise in Christ.” – St. Paul Spring is coming and ...
  • Life from the Start, Noise Canceling, Catholic Bibles, First & Last 2.25.20 Catholic Church has embraced life since the beginning; laws of government will not change Catholic Church’s position on life – we won’t be exempt from facing persecution in this world. (News from California)  In the same way that some technology helps us reduce chaos; we should cultivate virtues to reduce our tendency to become accustomed to ...
  • Addressing Annoyance, Carlo Acutis, Pope’s Lenten Message, Wisdom 2.24.20 What to do when you’re getting annoyed. Small things can lead you to holiness. Parents: safeguard the faith of your children. Computer programming teen Carlo Acutis to be beatified.  Pope Francis reminds us: if we expect to defeat Satan, we need to experience personal conversion. Two types of wisdom are referenced in today’s gospel; how can they be ...
  • Confession, Flying, Anxiety & Memory, St. Peter Damian 2.21.20 How much detail do you need to provide in making a good confession? Father provides some advice on being plain, entire and prudent. Landing an A380 airbus in tricky circumstances: parallels in the spiritual life. Embrace and exalt that in the Christian life, we are completely dependent on God. Is anxiety connected to memory? Memory has important ...
  • Pain & Healing, Partial Justice, Silence & Prayer, Considering Lent 2.20.20 UCLA study shows a curious link between acetaminophen and willingness to forgive social pain. Are we concerned about the complete healing of each other? Healing begins when people work towards forgiveness. On the road again! Father Matthew recalls a rental car “surprise” from a weekend in Scranton. In this life we will only experience partial justice. Finding ...
  • The Death of Bob Nill, Operant Conditioning, IKEA bag purse, Discovery in Silence 2.19.20  The Death of Bob Nill, Operant Conditioning, IKEA bag purse, Discovery in Silence Bob Nill, an 88-year-old crossing guard, is killed after saving children from being struck by a car. The odd relationship between operant conditioning (i.e. clicker training) and training of surgeons. There is an art to helping one grow in virtue as in parenting. Designer Balenciaga ...
  • (encore) Predictable v Spontaneous, Rikers Island Rehabilitation, Religious Hospitals, Time Boxing 1.6.20 Today’s show was originally broadcast on 1.6.20 Research shows stability decreases stimulation in prefrontal cortex whereas unfamiliar experiences challenged/increased brain function. Can emotionally painful events create patterns of growth? Do we allow our spiritual lives to stagnate? Prisoners rehabilitating with a cuppa joe: learning coffee service/barista skills at Rikers Island prison. Restoring relationships and human dignity. Research shows: ...
  • “Bad Religion,” Life After a Shark Attack, Time Off, Seeking Signs 2.17.20 “Bad Religion”, Life after a shark attack, Time off from work, Seeking Signs Lex Orandi, Lex Credendi – The law of prayer is the law of belief. Which came first: bad theology or bad liturgy? The recovery of young surfer, Bethany Hamilton, after being attacked by a shark. The counter intuitive facts about taking time off from work. Father ...
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The Miracle Hunter

  • The Miracle Hunter for February 23, 2020 Miracle News – Man Thinks He Saw Jesus Stretched over the Sky in Tennesee Kevin Symonds – Author, Refractions of Light. Medjugorje report leaked online Trivia – Prior to the children of Fatima being beatified, what was the name of the youngest non-martyr Saint in history? Question of the Week – Are there any new developments at the ...
  • The Miracle Hunter for February 16, 2020 Miracle News – The Official Report on Medjugorje is Announced to Be Released Imminently Fr. Brendan Lupton – Associate Professor of Church History, Mundelein Seminary. St. Valentine Trivia – What saintly siblings, who invented an alphabet also celebrate their feast days on St. Valentines Day? Question of the Week – Are exorcisms miracles? 365 Days with Mary –  The ...
  • The Miracle Hunter for February 9, 2020 Miracle News – Fr. Fernando Suarez, Famous Healing Priest, Dies While Playing Tennis. Russia is Now Erecting its First Shrine Dedicated to Our Lady of Fatima Bryan Walsh – Author, An Instructive Inter-Laboratory Comparison: The 1988 Radiocarbon Dating of the Shroud of Turin Trivia –  Who is the last person from the U.S. to be beatified? Question of ...
  • The Miracle Hunter for February 2, 2020 Miracle News – Denver Priest Shot at Mass Could Be Declared a Saint Sr. Marcia Hall – Mother Mary Lange Cause for Canonization Trivia – What was the very first Marian Apparition to be investigated and approved in Europe? Question of the Week –  Is Padre Pio’s body incorrupt? 365 Days with Mary – Our Lady of Good Success. ...
  • The Miracle Hunter for January 26, 2020 Miracle News – 3 New Servants of God Named in Louisiana Curtis Powell – Society of the Green Scapular. Michael and Curtis discuss the green scapular Trivia – What color was the earliest scapular? Question of the Week – Is it possible for a miracle to be validated by Rome before a would-be saint is declared venerable? 365 Days ...
  • The Miracle Hunter for January 19, 2020 Miracle News – The Rosary Shown to Have Health Benefits Norman Russell – Author, The Conversion of Monsieur Marie-Alphonse Ratisbonne. The Conversion of Ratisbonne Trivia – What was the other Vatican Approved Miracle from Belgium in the 1930s Question of the Week – Are the Seton Miracles authentic? 365 Days with Mary – MOST HOLY MARY OF THE QUARRY. ...
  • The Miracle Hunter for January 12, 2020 Miracle News – Weeping Statue in Cuenca del Papaloapan, Mexico Fr. Donald Calloway – Author, Consecration to St. Joseph: The Wonders of Our Spiritual Father Trivia – What U.S. President was involved in the Miracle of New Orleans? Question of the Week – Who was the visionary in the 1841 Montana apparitions? 365 Days with Mary – Our Lady ...
  • The Miracle Hunter for January 5, 2020 Miracle News – Shroud of Turin to Go on Display in December of 2020 Lenora McKeen – Executive Director, Bishop Baraga Association. 150th Anniversary of Venerable Bishop Baraga’s Death Trivia – Who is the only United States Bishop to be Canonized? Question of the Week – Was the tilma of Our Lady of Guadalupe painted by an artist ...
  • The Miracle Hunter for December 29, 2019 Miracle News – Crop Duster Spreads Holy Water over Louisiana. New American Sainthood Cause for Dr. Gertrude Barber (Encore) Brandon Specktor – Christmas Miracles. Readers Digest “Christmas Miracles” Trivia – What was the name of the actor who played Artaban, the fourth Magi, who spends his life looking for Jesus his king in the 1985 film, The ...
  • The Miracle Hunter for December 21, 2019 Miracle News –  New Movie “Hope,” on Our Lady of Knock Coming Soon Dr. Mark Miravalle – Professor of Mariology, Franciscan University of Steubenville. Pope rejects Fifth Marian Dogma Trivia – What was the very first Marian Dogma to be proclaimed by the Church? Question of the Week – In addition to holy sites and outdoor locations, what ...
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