The Last Show

June 20, 2014

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The Last Show: Program #0750 for Friday, June 20, 2014

Today’s topics: The Last Show Summary of today’s show: After more than 3 years and 750 shows, The Good Catholic Life has come to an end. Scot Landry and most of the team who have brought the show to our listeners each day come together to relive the best moments of the show, to talk […]

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New Springfield Bishop; John Paul Relic Visits Boston; Hispanic Ministry; Corpus Christi

June 19, 2014

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New Springfield Bishop; John Paul Relic Visits Boston; Hispanic Ministry; Corpus Christi: Program #0749 for Thursday, June 19, 2014

Today’s topics: New Springfield Bishop; John Paul Relic Visits Boston; Hispanic Ministry; Corpus Christi Summary of today’s show: Our Thursday panel of Scot Landry, Susan Abbott, Dom Bettinelli, Gregory Tracy, and Fr. Roger Landry consider the headlines of the week, including the appointment of a new bishop for Springfield; a major relic of Pope St. […]

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Deacon Chris and Jen Connelly

June 18, 2014

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Deacon Chris and Jen Connelly: Program #0748 for Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Today’s topics: Deacon Chris and Jen Connelly Summary of today’s show: When a man becomes a permanent deacon, it’s a calling not just for him, but also for his whole family. Scot Landry is joined by Deacon Chris Connelly and his wife, Jennifer, to discuss the life of a permanent deacon, how it affects their […]

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Understanding Pope St. John Paul II

June 17, 2014

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Understanding Pope St. John Paul II: Program #0747 for Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Today’s topics: Understanding Pope St. John Paul II Summary of today’s show: Pope St. John Paul II was one of the greatest minds of history, not just the 20th century, and was a great philosopher and theologian. Dr. Richard Spinello joins Scot Landry and Fr. Chris O’Connor to discuss the saint’s teachings, especially his personalist […]

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June 16, 2014

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The “Chosen” Confirmation Program: Program #0746 for Monday, June 16, 2014

The “Chosen” Confirmation Program

Today’s topics: The “Chosen” Confirmation Program Summary of today’s show: The Sacrament of Confirmation is the last of the sacraments of initiation, but it has also become a sort of “graduation” from Catholic faith formation for young people. Chris Stefanick discusses the reasons for that with Scot Landry and Michael Lavigne, as well as the […]

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June 13, 2014

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A Catholic Chaplain at Harvard Becomes A Chaplain to Marines in Afghanistan: Program #0745 for Friday, June 13, 2014

A Catholic Chaplain at Harvard Becomes A Chaplain to Marines in Afghanistan

Today’s topics: A Catholic Chaplain at Harvard Becomes A Chaplain to Marines in Afghanistan Summary of today’s show: For the past three years Fr. Matt Westcott has been a full-time chaplain to the Catholic student association at Harvard University, providing spiritual guidance to some of the best and brightest intellectuals from around the world. Now […]

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June 12, 2014

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Mideast Peace Prayer; Singing Italian Sister; US Bishops Meet; Phoenix Priest Killed; Regina Cleri; Pentecost: Program #0744 for Thursday, June 12, 2014

Mideast Peace Prayer; Singing Italian Sister; US Bishops Meet; Phoenix Priest Killed; Regina Cleri; Pentecost

Today’s topics: Mideast Peace Prayer; Singing Italian Sister; US Bishops Meet; Phoenix Priest Killed; Regina Cleri; Pentecost Summary of today’s show: Our usual Thursday panel of Scot Landry, Susan Abbott, Gregory Tracy, and Fr. Roger Landry consider the headlines of the week, including the gathering of Israeli and Palestinian presidents in the Vatican with Pope […]

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June 11, 2014

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Preparing for the Permanent Diaconate: Program #743 for Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Preparing for the Permanent Diaconate

Today’s topics: Preparing for the Permanent Diaconate Summary of today’s show: The preparation for the permanent diaconate is a long process involving discernment of a vocation, years of education and formation in the Catholic faith, and a culmination in ordination to Holy Orders. Mike Curren, Fran Burke and Franklin Mejia are three of the men […]

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June 10, 2014

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New Prospects for Catholic-Orthodox Unity: Program #0742 for Tuesday, June 10, 2014

New Prospects for Catholic-Orthodox Unity

Today’s topics: New Prospects for Catholic-Orthodox Unity Summary of today’s show: When Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew met in Jerusalem in May, they were commemorating the 50th anniversary of a similar meeting between Pope Paul VI and Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras, which was itself a groundbreaking historic event. In anticipation of this latest meeting, Cardinal […]

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June 9, 2014

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Three Catholic Dads of Young Families: Program #0741 for Monday, June 9, 2014

Three Catholic Dads of Young Families

Today’s topics: Three Catholic Dads of Young Families Summary of today’s show: As Father’s Day approaches, Michael Lavigne and Domenico Bettinelli are joined by Eric Landers to talk about being Catholic dads of young families, the joys and challenges, involved in maintaining their relationships with Christ, with their wives, and with their children; maintaining a […]

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