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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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- ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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- ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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The Inner Life® with Chuck Neff is one-on-one Spiritual Direction on the radio. Every day, a Catholic priest joins listeners to offer spiritual advice and guidance designed to assist you along your faith journey, speaking about a variety of topics to help you overcome sin, grow in virtue, and strengthen your faith.

About Chuck Neff

Chuck Neff, the host of The Inner Life®, is a veteran broadcast journalist. A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, he has worked as a TV news reporter in Chicago, Denver, and St. Louis.  Chuck has also traveled the world producing documentaries in the Holy Land, as well as South America and Eastern Europe. In 1999, Chuck coordinated the worldwide television pool coverage for the Pastoral Visit of Pope John Paul II to the Archdiocese of St. Louis. Chuck and his wife, Judy, live in St. Louis.  They have four children and nine grandchildren.