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Daybreak

  • Daybreak for January 20, 2020 Monday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time Optional Memorial of St. Fabian, 200-250; pope and martyr; St. Cyprian wrote that Fabian was an “incomparable” man whose glory in death matched the holiness and purity of his life Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 1/20/20 Gospel: Mark 2:18-22 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20200120.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Daybreak for January 19, 2020 Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 1/19/20 Gospel: John 1:29-34 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20200119.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Daybreak for January 18, 2020 Saturday of the First Week in Ordinary Time Saint of the Day: St. Margaret of Hungary, 1242-1271; a princess among nuns of noble descent in a convent on an island in the Danube; refused special treatment, and performed the most menial tasks; known for her prayer and fasting Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 1/18/20 Gospel: Mark ...
  • Daybreak for January 17, 2020 Memorial of St. Anthony, the abbot (also known as St. Anthony of Egypt), 251-356; gave up his inheritance, and lived most of his life in solitude; founded a monastery with scattered cells; fought the Arian heresy Friday of the First Week in Ordinary Time Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 1/17/20 Gospel: Mark 2:1-12 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20200117.mp3Podcast: Play in new ...
  • Daybreak for January 16, 2020 Thursday of the First Week in Ordinary Time Saint of the Day: St. Fursey; Irish monastic founder; praised by St. Bede and others; died 650 A.D. Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 1/16/20 Gospel: Mark 1:40-45 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20200116.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Daybreak for January 15, 2020 Wednesday of the First Week in Ordinary Time Saint of the Day: St. Paul the Hermit, 229-342; born in Egypt; lived much of his adult life in a desert cave; visited–and buried at his death–by St. Anthony Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 1/15/20 Gospel: Mark 1:29-39 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20200115.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Daybreak for January 14, 2020 Tuesday of the First Week in Ordinary Time Saint of the Day: St. Felix of Nola; Third Century priest of Nola, near Naples, Italy; assistant to Bishop St. Maximus of Nola; imprisoned in the persecution of Decius, and reputedly released by an angel; known for his care for the poor; died 255 A.D. Office of Readings and ...
  • Daybreak for January 13, 2020 Monday of the First Week in Ordinary Time Optional Memorial of St. Hilary of Poitiers, 315-368; defender of the divinity of Christ when Arianism was popular; exiled to Phrygia, but eventually returned to Poitiers Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 1/13/20 Gospel: Mark 1:14-20 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20200113.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Daybreak for January 12, 2020 Feast of the Baptism of the Lord; final day of the Christmas season Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 1/12/20 Gospel: Matthew 3:13-17 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20200112.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Daybreak for January 11, 2020 Saturday after Epiphany Saint of the Day: St. Paulinus of Aquileia, 726-804; born in Italy, and worked on his family’s farm; as a priest, became a renowned grammar professor; became archbishop of Aquileia in 787; known for his holiness, and his opposition to heresy Office of Readings and Morning Prayer for 1/11/20 Gospel: John 3:22-30 https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/Daybreak/Daybreak20200111.mp3Podcast: Play in new ...
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Morning Air

  • A Catholic Bishop and MLK, OneLife LA, Kids and Self-Consicousness, The Paralytic Gospel Mon. Jan. 20th-Hour 2. Bishop Brendan Cahill shares a story of a Catholic bishop and MLK. Rhonda Martin on Kids and Self-Consciousness. Homily Highlights-Bishop Thomas Olmsted (Phoenix), Msgr. Robert Ritchie, Fr. Paul Fagan, Fr. Brian Walker. OneLifeLA Highlights-Meredith (OneLifeLA participant) and Archbishop Jose Gomez. A special MLK Glen’s Story Corner https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/morningair/MA20200120b.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • OneLife LA Highlights, Exodus 90, Healing Retreats, Embracing Silence Mon. Jan. 20th-Hour 3. Fr. Burke Masters on Exodus 90 and Healing Retreats. Emily Jaminet talks about embracing silence admist losing her voice for a week. Highlights of OneLife LA. A special MLK Glen’s Story Corner. https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/morningair/MA20200120c.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Entering into Ordinary Time, Questions about Weddings, Infallibility and ohers Mon. Jan. 20th-Hour 1. Fr. Joe D’Amico helps us as we enter into Ordinary Time. Fr. Marcel Taillon answers your questions about weddings, Papal Infallibility and other questions. A special Glen’s Story Corner commemorating MLK. https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/morningair/MA20200120a.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • The Power of Votive Candles and Discerning God’s Will Fri. Jan. 17th-Hour 3. Fr. Edward Looney on the power of votive candles and callers share how they pray with candles. Gary Zimak discusses Discerning God’s Will. John takes your prayer petitions. https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/morningair/MA20200117c.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Jesus Study Program, Saints and Medals on Your Neck, Sunday Gospel Preview Fri. Jan. 17th-Hour 2. Fr. James Kubicki asks what saints and medals are on your neck. Dr. Marcellino D’Ambrosio on the new study program on Jesus: The Way, The Truth and The Life. Bishop Daniel Mueggenborg previews the Sunday Gospel for the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time: John 1:29-34. Glen’s Story Corner https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/morningair/MA20200117b.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android ...
  • Legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King, How Fear Crushes Leaders Fri. Jan. 17th-Hour 1. The Legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. with Bishop Brendan Cahill. How Fear Crushes Leaders with Dave Durand. Glen’s Story Corner https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/morningair/MA20200117a.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Three Brothers in Seminary, Going into Ordinary Time, Mobile Ultrasound Clinic Thurs. Jan. 16th-Hour 2. Fr. Joe D’Amico on entering into ordinary time. Three brothers are in the seminary at the same time in the Archdiocese of Washington DC and Deacon James, Nicholas and Danny Morrison all joined us this morning. Anne Fredrickson discussed the Mobile Ultrasound Clinic that is helping save lives in the Twin Cities. Glen’s Story Corner https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/morningair/MA20200116b.mp3Podcast: ...
  • Teaching Life Skills to Kids, What Medals and Scapulars You Wear Thurs. Jan. 16th-Hour 3. The importance of teaching life skills to kids with Kim Morgan. Fr. James Kubicki on what medals and scapulars you wear and callers share what they wear. https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/morningair/MA20200116c.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Bishop James Wall on Pro-Life and Euthanasia Battle, Fr. Rocky on Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, Cardinal Sarah and Celibacy Thurs. Jan. 16th-Hour 1. Bishop James Wall (Gallup, NM) on fighting the pro-life and euthanasia battle. Fr. Rocky discusses Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, Cardinal Robert Sarah and Celibacy. Glen’s Story Corner https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/morningair/MA20200116a(1).mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Celibacy, Caring for Pregnant Women, Missionary Country USA, Latest from Rome Wed. Jan. 15th-Hour 2. Dr. Matt Bunson on Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI authorship on the Celibacy book from Ignatius Press. Bobby Williams with the life-saving work of the Women’s Care Center Foundation. Vatican Correspondent Ashley Noronha on Pope Francis’ General Audience on the Acts of the Apostles, Blessing of animals on feast of St. Anthony the Abbot and ...
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The Patrick Madrid Show

  • The Patrick Madrid Show: January 20, 2020 – Hour 1 Patrick shares that his mother-in-law Shirley passed away yesterday morning What do we really mean when we say “rest in peace?” What is the “beatific vision?” Caller: Ted in CA doesn’t like the sign of peace at Mass because everyone seems to avoid shaking hands with him and he feels awkward Caller: Dave in IL asks if Patrick ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: January 20, 2020 – Hour 2 Caller: Joyce in CA continues her call from the previous hour and asks for help understanding the OT when women encouraged their husbands to sleep with the maids Caller: Pam in WI asks why some parishes ring bells at the consecration and some do not Caller: Jim in CA asks about Our Lady of Charity and if ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: January 20, 2020 – Hour 3 Caller: Julie in WI shares her opinion on sharing peace at Mass and the idea of community as a distraction during Mass Caller: Rick in IL asks how to know when to read the Bible literally vs. metaphorically. He asks about human tradition that goes along with the Bible Caller: Ruben in TX is a fallen away ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: January 17, 2020 – Hour 1 Caller: Kristy in WI asks about participating in SCRIPPS and how much it matters which gift cards are purchased because of what the brands support, such as Starbucks Caller: Antonio in CA asks the difference between a Catholic Bible and the NKJV Caller: Cecilia in AZ asks for clarification on the Holy Family being refugees legally vs. ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: January 17, 2020 – Hour 2 Patrick discusses a post on Twitter from Cindy Wang Brandt on the topic of teaching children the faith Caller: Chrissy in FL works for a pro-life organization whose mission is to get pro-life figures in political office, but her own pro-life peers don’t care to get involved Caller: Helen in IL discusses how some doctors recommend abortion ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: January 17, 2020 – Hour 3 Caller: Julia in CA asks for clarification on if marriage became a sacrament at the Council of Trent or if it was a sacrament at the time of Jesus Caller: Steve in TX asks Patrick if there’s any value in watching televangelists Caller: Tom in CA asks about Darwin’s theory and the concept of chance, and how ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: January 16, 2020 – Hour 1 Caller: Jo asks if she can buy herself a brown scapular. She’s heard a rumor that it has to be gifted by someone Caller: Henry in CA asks about the 42 generations in the Bible that we never really hear about otherwise Caller: Paul in AZ asks if Peter was the first pope and if the Church ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: January 16, 2020 – Hour 2 Caller: John in IL asks about the choirs of angels. Are the Powers and Principalities good or bad? Caller: Joseph in AZ asks about a St. Joseph statue he saw where his foot was resting atop what looks like a book. Patrick thinks it may be a block of wood to represent his carpentry Caller: Gracie in ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: January 16, 2020 – Hour 3 Caller: David in NJ asks how disfigured Jesus was when he rose from the dead. Will we see his woundedness in Heaven or will He be in a glorified body? Caller: Don in WI recounts how when he was a kid in Catholic school there was never any emphasis on learning the Bible. He wonders if ...
  • The Patrick Madrid Show: January 15, 2020 – Hour 1 Patrick updates listeners on the conflicting reports that Pope Emeritus Benedict wasn’t aware he’d be labeled as a co-author with Cardinal Sarah Caller: Fred in NY asks for information on Mary’s presentation and purification ceremony. Patrick recommends a book called, “The Temple” by Alfred Edersheim Caller: Joseph asks about the different translations of certain books in the ...
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The Inner Life

  • The Inner Life January 20th – Miracles Miracles. What are miracles? Should we describe them as something like magic, or is it different? What is your experience with miracles? Father Rick Heilman discusses what miracles really are.   Caller Story – Shares the miracle she experienced with her mother and family. Caller Story – Shares how tragedy in his life lead to a miracle. Caller Story ...
  • The Inner Life January 17th – Jesus, The Lamb of God The Lamb of God. Jesus is the Lamb of God, but how do we testify in our lives that we believe Jesus is the Lamb of God? Father Paul Gawlowski joins Chuck Neff to discuss how we can testify that we believe Jesus is the Lamb of God.   Caller Story – He got to know Jesus ...
  • The Inner Life January 16th – The Basics of the Spiritual Life The Basics of the Spiritual Life. As we start a new year, it is important that we remember the basics of our spiritual lives, so what are the basics and how can we apply them to our daily lives? Father Ethan Southard helps us return to the basics of our spiritual lives.   Caller Story – He ...
  • The Inner Life January 15th – Confession Confession. Why should we go to confession? Why can’t we just confess our sins to God in prayer? Father Brain Geary discusses the importance of going to confession.   Caller Story – Shares her spiritual journey and how confession lead to healing for her. Caller Story – Shares how she helped her mother with short term memory loss ...
  • The Inner Life January 14th – Retreats Retreats. When was the last time you went on a retreat? How can going on a retreat strengthen your faith life? Father Albert Haase discusses the importance of spiritual retreats.   Caller Story – Shares how going on a Cursillo retreat saved her life. Caller Story – He too went on a Cursillo retreat and it really strengthened ...
  • The Inner Life January 13th – Vocations Vocations. All of us are called to a vocation but how do we discern what our vocation is? How do we listen to what God is calling us to do with our lives? Father Daniel Schuster discusses how to discern your vocation.   Caller Question – Does Father see discernment more difficult in these current cultural circumstances? Caller ...
  • The Inner Life January 10th – The Baptism of Jesus The Baptism of Jesus. Would you feel worth to baptize Jesus? John felt unworthy to do it, but trusted in Jesus. Has there been a time in your life when God asked you to do something you didn’t feel worth to do? What was that like? Father Eric Nielsen discusses this Sunday’s Gospel, the baptism ...
  • The Inner Life January 9th – Baptism Baptism. Why is Baptism one of the 7 Sacraments, and why was Jesus baptized as an adult and not a child? Msgr. Don Sawyer discusses baptism and what makes it such an important sacrament.   Caller Story – Shares his story of baptism and how it brought him back to the faith. Caller Question – She had a ...
  • The Inner Life January 8th – The Third Commandment The Third Commandment. Honoring the Sabbath. What does it mean to honor the Sabbath? Are we allowed to do any kind of work on the Sabbath? Father Dennis Cooney joins Chuck Neff to talk about the Sabbath and how to keep it holy.   Caller Question – Is it okay to go out to eat on Sundays? Caller ...
  • The Inner Life January 7th – Daily Scripture Daily Scripture. How does scripture help us grow in our faith lives? Where should we start when reading the scripture? Father Joseph Illo discusses the importance of daily scripture.   Caller Story – Shares how she would send her son scripture verses the night before his college and professional football games. Caller Story – Shares how she used ...
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Go Ask Your Father

  • Go Ask Your Father January 20th – With Fr. John Paul Erickson Today is Martin Luther King Day. Father John Paul Erickson reflects on his life and why it is important for us to remember his work.   Caller Question – She keeps seeing her dads face during adoration, what does this mean? Caller Question – Is it okay for a priest to have a small bottle of water on ...
  • Go Ask Your Father January 17th – Help Fight Cancer Msgr Swetland shares with you a wonderful story of a group of preschoolers who helped a classmate who is battling cancer by selling hot chocolate. A good reminder that we can all do something, no matter who we are, to help others.   Caller Question – Is it a mortal sin to buy girl scout cookies? Caller Question ...
  • Go Ask Your Father January 16th – Religious Freedom Day Do you know what today is? Today is Religious Freedom Day. Msgr Swetland shares with you the good news of a day set aside for all religions to recognize that we all have the right to worship without intimidation and fear of the government.   Caller Question – Where was Mary born? Caller Question – Can Msgr. Swetland ...
  • Go Ask Your Father January 15th – The University of Norte Dame On this date in 1844, the University of Norte Dame received its charter from the state of Indiana. Msgr Swetland shares with you this good news story and the impact it had on Catholic colleges to come.   Caller Question – Why is confession not offered more often? Caller Question – What does it mean to reject God? Caller ...
  • Go Ask Your Father January 14th – Foster Care We are all called to a vocation, do you know what your vocation is? Msgr Swetland shares with you a story of a woman whose vocation was to care and raise children. In the span of 50 years, she took care of and raised over 600 foster children.   Caller Question – When praying for something, how ...
  • Go Ask Your Father January 13th – Choose Life Msgr Swetland shares with you a story of a child who was born with 2% of his brain. Doctors recommended abortion 5 different times. The parents chose life.   Caller Question – Was the Holy Family refugees? Caller Story – Shares her story of resisting a Dr’s orders to terminate her pregnancy. Caller Question – Where should she start ...
  • Go Ask Your Father January 10th – Paying It Forward Msgr. Swetland shares with you a heartwarming story of how a simple act of kindness by “paying it forward” helped a military mother deal with her son leaving for deployment.   Caller Question – She found a NYT article that says there is no biblical proof for Hell. What are we to make of this? Caller Question – ...
  • Go Ask Your Father January 9th – Helping Our Neighbor Helping our neighbors is something we should always do, but helping our neighbors doesn’t just mean the people who live next door to us. The United States over the past month has been sending firefighters to help with the fires in Australia. It is a good reminder that helping our neighbors goes beyond our own ...
  • Go Ask Your Father January 8th – Adoption on the Rise The good news continues today with a story out of Texas, where adoptions are on the rise. More kids left foster care in 2019 due to adoption than were added into the system. Msgr. Swetland shares with you this great story.   Caller Question – What does Msgr. Swetland think about cancer rates and it being due ...
  • Go Ask Your Father January 7th – Good Samaritan The good news continues! Msgr Swetland shares with you two stories of people being Good Samaritans. One saved a life, the other one saved a mans financial situation, all by just doing the right thing.   Caller Comment – Wants to wish Msgr Swetland an Orthodox Merry Christmas Caller Question – What is the Church stance on NFP ...
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Fr. Simon Says

  • Father Simon Says January 20th – Saul and Samuel Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon explains the relationship between Saul and Samuel and what God asked of both of them.   Caller Question – How can he correct people who think the Catholic Church supports any American value? Caller Question – Is it okay to be upset with his parish for something they sent home with his children ...
  • Father Simon Says January 17th – The Power to Forgive Sin Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon explains on what authority Jesus had to forgive sins.   Caller Question – Regarding today’s gospel, whose faith is Jesus talking about? Caller Question – Can Father Simon give some resources to better study the prodigal son narrative? Caller Question – Can Catholics spread ashes of cremated loved ones? Word of the Day – Knowledge Caller ...
  • Father Simon Says January 16th – The Miss-Use of God Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon explains why you should not miss-use God.   Caller Question – Why did Jesus quote scripture during his temptation in the desert? Caller Question – Did the Holy Family pray together? Caller Question – Is it okay for a nun to preach after a homily? Word of the Day – Guts Caller Question – Can Catholics ...
  • Father Simon Says January 15th – The Oracle of the Lord Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon explains what the oracle of the Lord is.   Caller Question – Why did God create us? Caller Question – Have they ever examined if the Eucharist has all 8 essential amino acids? Caller Question – How do you go about telling God “Thank You”? Caller Question – Has the Feast of the Baptism of ...
  • Father Simon Says January 14th – Superstition Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon explains what the bible says about superstition.   Caller Question – Question regarding Adam and Eve. Word of the Day – Wine Caller Question – Can Catholics go to a hypnosis seminar to stop smoking? Caller Question – What does Father Simon know about day tablets? http://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/FSS/fss20200114.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS
  • Father Simon Says January 13th – The 12 Sons of Israel Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon explains the 12 sons and 12 tribes of Israel.   Caller Question – Who were the Magi and what is there background? Caller Question – Why do we not have a Christian court? Word of the Day – Fisherman Caller Question – Is it okay to watch Netflix? Caller Question – Where in the bible did ...
  • Father Simon Says January 10th – Who is the Victor Over the World? Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon explains who the victor over the world is and what the word translates to.   Caller Question – How to explain purgatory based on the teaching of Jesus? Caller Question – How can we pray for the dead especially those who committed suicide? Caller Question – Is an aborted baby considered a martyr? Word of ...
  • Father Simon Says January 9th – Sacrifice Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon explains how our lives are for sacrifice and that God is sacrifice.   Caller Question – He often fears death, what can he do to not fear it as much? Caller Question – How can he internally go from sad to happy during Holy Week? Word of the Day – Meal Caller Question – Can ...
  • Father Simon Says January 8th – Gods Love Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon explains what the first letter of St. John tells us about Gods love for us.   Caller Question – Can you do confession over the phone? Caller Question – Why do children’s angels always stand in the presence of God? Word of the Day – Spirit Caller Question – Is the bible inerrant? http://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/FSS/fss20200108.mp3Podcast: Play in ...
  • Father Simon Says January 7th – The Multiplication of the Food Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon explains the multiplication of the food in the gospels and why it is in fact a miracle that was preformed.   Caller Question – What are the strengths and weaknesses of Catholic Pentecostalism? Caller Question – What is the rationale behind the change between the Latin Mass and the Novus Ordo Mass? Word of ...
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The Drew Mariani Show

  • The impeachment trial moves to the Senate Hour 1 of 1-17-20 Speaker Nancy Pelosi has finally handed over the articles of impeachment over to the House, so this trial can move forward. The president has put together a great legal defense team which includes Ken Starr.  The House wants new evidence to be used which has been manufactured by Lev Parnas, but the ...
  • Chaplet/100 year anniversary of Prohibition Hour 2 of 1-17-20 Chaplet of Divine Mercy 100 years ago, Prohibition began in the US, which made the production of alcohol illegal. Dr. Jay Zagorsky joins Drew to discuss the history, significance, and cultural ramifications. He details the correlation with marijuana legalization, and whether we are better off having prohibition. He argues that these things in ...
  • Anti-obscenity laws/Football wager Hour 3 of 1-17-20 We can all agree on the fact that porn is seriously wrong. It affects marriages, women, hurts families, and leads to spiritual depravity. Should it be banned then? Professor Robert George is fighting for this. He argues that porn and other obscene content does not fit within free-speech freedoms. Rather, it is ...
  • Life is winning Hour 1 of 1-16-20 There’s a new migrant caravan coming in through Mexico, but because the president is asking Mexico to better enforce their laws, they are not letting them into the US. It has not been reported much in the media ironically, but should be discussed. What is the proper stance on immigration as a ...
  • Chaplet/Signs of demonic possession Hour 2 of 1-16-20 Chaplet of Divine Mercy A Roman official once claimed that politicians are often overtaken by Satan. Could Hitler have been possessed? He certainly loved war. What are signs that someone is actually possessed, not just controlled or influenced? Fr. Paul Desmarais gives his take, and he explains how when we begin to devalue ...
  • Can tattoos be a sacramental? Hour 3 of 1-16-20 Do you think tattoos are OK to get as a Catholic? If you get a cross, Divine Mercy image, or other spiritual description could it be thought of as a sacramental? Some say that the body is a temple of God and it should never be harmed, but others make the case ...
  • Democratic debate Hour 1 of 1-15-20 Get highlights from the latest CNN Democratic debate. This is the last one before the Iowa caucus. David Carlin forecasts who he thinks will win, and gives his take. He agrees with Drew that he did not find the debate very entertaining, and adds that none of the candidates, in his opinion, ...
  • Chaplet/President Trump on life Hour 2 of 1-15-20 Chaplet of Divine Mercy Dan Peterson reports on a new legislative action in Virginia, under Gov. Ralph Northam, which would take away gun rights. Hear audio from the rally that President Trump was at in Milwaukee. He celebrates the death of Soleimani, cheers on the Iranian protesters, and reiterates his stance on life. He ...
  • Anxiety and addiction to medication Hour 3 of 1-15-20 A sobering look at the reality of anxiety medication, how people become hooked and dependent, and what to do. How to heal from anxiety and come to the healing trust in Christ. Dr. Richard Fitzgibbons gives his advice. He explains how many cases of anxiety stem from abuse, trauma, or unforgiveness. https://relevantradio-od.streamguys1.com/mariani/DM20200115c.mp3Podcast: Play ...
  • The Vaccine debate Hour 1 of 1-14-20 A Supreme Court case, Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue,  will be heard soon.  This has the ability to shut down the Blaine Amendment and affect school choice for parents, as well as private Catholic schools themselves. Diana Verm has the story. A look at the upcoming debate between the leading Democrats. They ...
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A Closer Look

  • Sex Trafficking Crisis: How to Rescue, Protect, Heal Victims & Stop the Crimes 1.17.20 Geoffrey Rogers: ‘Blind Eyes Opened: The Truth About Sex Trafficking in America’; unique Christian documentary delves into the sex trafficking industry in the U.S., exposes darkness that fuels demand, highlights survivors’ transformations through Christ, engages lawmakers, law enforcement, organizations, ministries and experts. Liz Yore: Renowned human trafficking/sex trafficking expert details how global, national and local this ...
  • Pro-Life, Pro-Family Values Build Culture, Benefit Society, Assure a Future 1.16.20 Trent Horn: Pro-life month, time to educate the public on how to talk intelligently and persuasively about abortion and other sensitive issues of human life and dignity; national Pro-Life Summit coming up next week in DC, what its purpose is, potential, action plan in this election year and going forward. Katalin Novak: Hungary’s Minister of State ...
  • Marches, Rallies for Life, Social Action & Celebration; Benedict XVI Role in Priesthood Book 1.15.20 Patrick Von Dohlen: San Antonio Family Association sponsors Saturday’s Alamo March and San Antonio Rally for Life “to remember and peacefully protest the tragic Roe v. Wade decision and bear witness to life’ at the Cathedral, City Council Chambers and County Courthouse. Tere Haring: Allied Women’s Center Director speaking at San Antonio Rally of the real ...
  • Impeachment Update; Democratic Debates & Campaigns; Iran Update; Justice Thomas Documentary 1.14.20 Ed Morrissey: Impeachment update on going from House to Senate, are Americans concerned?; Democratic candidates debate ahead of Iowa Caucuses, what are they most focused on, what are their policy proposals, how are they resonating?; latest from Iran, UK calls for US to lead negotiations on a new Iran deal. Michael Pack: Producer of documentary on ...
  • Principles of Conservatism; Political History & Impact of Socialism 1.13.20 Prof. Paul Kengor: 11 Principles of a Reagan Conservative; politics and the primacy of faith, family, freedom, dignity of human life; how to achieve and keep peace, limited government, lower taxes, wisdom and vision. Dr. Gerard Lameiro: ‘Real World Socialism’; as America moves closer to accepting socialism as an ideal, its historical, demonstrable dangers must ...
  • Beginning and Growth of Your Christian Life; Sacraments, Saints & Prayer 1.10.20 Fr. Edward Looney: The baptism of the Lord and knowing the facts of our own baptism (date, location, who baptized us); benefits of visiting a monastery; Litany to Mary (her many titles tell us her influence and intercessory care); the importance of holy water. Holy Water can ward off the power of evil; the St. ...
  • Activism to Change, Protect the Constitution; Advocacy for High Quality Education 1.9.20 Ed Whelan: Why do supporters of the Equal Rights Amendment keep claiming it’s ‘ripe for ratification’ when it’s expired and their claims invalid?; Dept. of Justice tried to put an end to this ratification charade Kristan Hawkins: Even Justice Ginsburg declares the ERA dead and unable to be revived, proponents would have to start over; ...
  • Why Be Catholic 1.8.20 Fr. Robert Spitzer: ‘The Essence of Things’ series; Why Be Catholic?; the soul’s upward yearning and striving for happiness can be satisfied in finding our transcendent destiny in Christ; affirm Church teaching on parents as first educators of children when schools deny parental oversight. Caller, Mary: how do you talk to somebody raised Catholic, but ...
  • Advocacy for Education, Parental Oversight, Free Speech Rights, Campus Political Debates 1.7.20 Kathleen Domingo: Archdiocese of LA issues call to action, working with Catholic educators ahead of state Senate hearing the ‘Comprehensive Sexual Health Education; Parental Rights/Responsibilities’ Bill debates Friday; urging support of age appropriate curriculum and parental oversight. Nicole Neily: Lawsuit filed against Iowa State University for ‘chilling free speech’ ahead of Iowa Caucuses; preventing students ...
  • Over 200 Members of Congress Challenge Roe; Efforts to Uphold the Constitution 1.6.20 House Whip Steve Scalise: Congressman Scalise led over 200 members of Congress to sign amicus brief supporting the Louisiana pro-life law ahead of its challenge in the Supreme Court; common sense law requires same standards for abortion clinics as other outpatient centers, for the best care of women.  Matthew Franck: On the docket in the courts: ...
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St. Joseph's Workshop with Fr. Matthew Spencer

  • Sign of the Cross, St. Anthony the Great, Sistine Chapel, Healing of the Paralytic 1.17.20 Tradition behind the external gesture of the sign of the cross; witness to discipleship; blessing of children.  Father of monasticism: St. Anthony the Great. If we’re going to find God, we have to make room for him in our lives. How much silence are you getting these days? Deacon’s fascination with the Sistine Chapel turns into a ...
  • Time for God, Grace & Small Sacrifice, Altruism (in birds!?), Superstition 1.16.20 Who has plenty of spare time? Despite all of our modern conveniences, we still seem to be lacking time. Father shares an intriguing proposal. Remembering a request for confession in Italy and recently in Lima, Peru. Lives are changed by small sacrifices.  Study interprets natural kindness in African Grey Parrots. Does kindness come naturally to humans? Do ...
  • Fr. Donald Calloway, A Year of St. Joseph, Restaurants & Stars, Call of Samuel 1.15.20 Father Donald Calloway joins the show: Consecration to Saint Joseph. The virtues of St. Joseph respond as an antidote to the crisis of sin, scandal and fatherhood. Who are you, St. Joseph? Praying for “A year of St. Joseph.”  Gold standard of restaurant ratings being rejected by Chefs. What’s the danger in doing something for recognition? What’s the ...
  • Communion of Saints, Love for God, Traveling on Sunday, Rules of English 1.14.20 Father shares news of the passing of three of his fellow Oblates of St. Joseph; what does the CCC say about how to respond to the deaths of our loved ones?  Do we “learn” to love God or does our love for God come from somewhere already within us? While traveling on a Sunday, have you ever ...
  • Book Release, Cherimoya in Peru, Cope and Hope, Gospel Reflection 1.13.20 Pope Benedict Co-Authors New Book with Cardinal Sarah on the Priesthood. https://www.ncregister.com/daily-news/pope-emeritus-benedict-and-cardinal-sarah-collaborate  Father Matthew shares from his recent trip to Peru: cherimoya changing the fruit game. Do we judge based on our initial perception? Sacraments change our soul. As Christians we are called to be people of hope. Why do we struggle to hope? Are we overwhelmed ...
  • (encore) Purpose, Small things & Tech, Hope, St. Ignatius of Antioch 10.17.19 The 1/10/20 broadcast of St. Joseph’s Workshop was an encore from 10/17/19: Finding deeper meaning in your work and vocation. Many Saints remind us to appreciate the small tasks as opportunities for great love; connecting work to service. Is helpful technology making us weak? Good news in surprising places: University of Houston study on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and ...
  • (encore) Providence and Travel, Renew Hope, Confessing Sins, Reading 12.5.19 The 1/9/20 broadcast of St. Joseph’s Workshop is an encore from 12/5/19 Father Matthew shares challenges, struggles and God’s providence experienced in his recent cross country travel. Bystander saves man from suicide attempt; San Francisco man survives suicide attempt and goes on to promote awareness and prevention. God has made us out of love, for love, to ...
  • Single and Religious, Vocation and Witness, Christ at the Center, Gospel Reflection 1.8.20 Father Matthew reflects on protestant discussions regarding the single life and serving the Lord; roots of single, consecrated, celibate life in Catholic religious. Blessings and challenges in all vocations. How can your vocation bear witness to Christ, in every stage of life? Being alone doesn’t require loneliness.  Struck by a reading from last week, Father Matthew shares ...
  • Vandalism at Shrine, Fear & St. Joseph, Catholic Rural Life Movement, Care & Keeping 1.7.20 Father Matthew describes a recent incident of vandalism at the St. Joseph Marello Shrine in Santa Cruz. In an effort to be helpful, more problems ensue. How do you react when patience is necessary? Father Matthew revisits a particularly impactful homily from the Feast of the Holy Family: the fact that St. Joseph experiences fear does ...
  • Predictable v Spontaneous, Rikers Island Rehabilitation, Religious Hospitals, Time Boxing 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: most patients are unaware of a ...
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The Miracle Hunter

  • 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 ...
  • The Miracle Hunter for December 15, 2019 Miracle News – Canonization cause for Servant of God Mother Mary Lange advances Robert Feeney – Author, The Woman Clothed with the Sun: Our Hope. Our Lady of San Nicolas Trivia – Prior to San Nicolas, what was the most recent approval of an apparition by a bishop? Question of the Week – Can the devil come through ...
  • The Miracle Hunter for December 8, 2019 Miracle News – God’s Intervention Saves 72 Captive Nigerian Christians from Boko Haram Firing Squad Br. Stephen Markham – De la Salle Christian Brothers of the Midwest. Brother James Miller, FSC – Beatification in Guatemala Trivia – What was the name of Fulton Sheen’s daily radio show? Question of the Week – What is the protocol for going ...
  • The Miracle Hunter for December 1, 2019 Miracle News –  Venerable Fulton Sheen to be beatified in December Dr. Peter Kreeft – Author, Ask Peter Kreeft: The 100 Most Interesting Questions He’s Ever Been Asked Trivia – Other than Venerable Fulton Sheen, name one of the other two people who have been beatified in the United States Question of the Week – How does one go ...
  • The Miracle Hunter for November 23, 2019 Miracle News –  Venerable Fulton Sheen to be beatified in December Dr. Peter Kreeft – Author, Ask Peter Kreeft: The 100 Most Interesting Questions He’s Ever Been Asked Trivia – Other than Venerable Fulton Sheen, name one of the other two people who have been beatified in the United States Question of the Week – How does one ...
  • The Miracle Hunter for November 17, 2019 Miracle News – Baby Comes to Life After Baptism by First Responder Deacon Al Graham – Author, Compendium of the Miraculous Trivia – What lesser sacramental also comes from an apparition to a Daughter of Charity, received by a nun in the same convent as Rue du Bac? Question of the Week – Why is Mary called Blessed ...
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