Archive | April, 2012

Program #0288 for Monday, April 30, 2012: Daughters of Charity

April 30, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: The Daughters of Charity were founded in France in the 17th century as a different kind of religious community active in serving the poor and that charism continues to today, including in the Archdiocese of Boston. Scot Landry and Susan Abbott are joined by Sr. Denise LaRock to discuss her own […]

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Program #0287 for Friday, April 27, 2012: Kevin Kiley

April 27, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Kevin Kiley has worked for the Archdiocese of Boston for most of his adult life in what he describes as a calling to serve God and the Church. Scot Landry and Fr. Mark O’Connell talk to Kevin about his service, including managing the massive move from the chancery in Brighton to […]

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Program #0286 for Thursday, April 26, 2012: Co-Workers in the Vineyard; Single Catholic women; Faith formation on vacation; Promoting vocations

April 26, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Our regular Thursday panel of Scot Landry, Susan Abbott, Fr. Roger Landry, and Gregory Tracy discussed the week’s headlines including the annual Co-Workers in the Vineyard conference; Emily Stimpson’s new book that gives hope to single Catholic women; keeping your kids Catholic during vacation; Clergy assignments; and concrete steps that parishes […]

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Program #0285 for Wednesday, April 25, 2012: New England Catholic Homeschooling Conference

April 25, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Hundreds of thousands of Catholic families now homeschool their children. Scot Landry and Fr. Matt Williams delve into the why and the how with Allison Gingras, Maureen Wittmann and Mark Schwedrt of the New England Homeschooling Conference that is taking place on May 19 at St. Monica parish in Methuen. They […]

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Program #0284 for Tuesday, April 24, 2012: US Bishops’ statement on assisted suicide

April 24, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Proponents of a ballot initiative to legalize physician assisted suicide in Massachusetts cloak their effort in misleading terms like “compassion” and “choice”. Scot Landry and Fr. Chris O’Connor expose the lies of the assisted suicide movement, which has been defeated in 124 of 127 places it’s been advanced, and give a […]

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Program #0283 for Monday, April 23, 2012: Kiko Arguello’s “Suffering of the Innocents” Symphony

April 24, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Some of the mysteries of life can be better expressed in music than in words and God can speak to our hearts through that music. On May 6, Boston will host at Symphony Hall the world premiere of “The Suffering of the Innocents: A Symphony Homage and Prayer,” as a Christian […]

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Program #0282 for Friday, April 20, 2012: The US bishops statement on religious liberty

April 20, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: The US bishops sounded a clarion call to Catholics on April 12, 2012 with their landmark statement on religious liberty, “Our First, Most Cherished Liberty”. Scot Landry, Fr. Chip Hines, and Domenico Bettinelli go over the document in detail, discussing what it means for Catholics, showing how unprecedented is this courageous […]

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Program #0281 for Thursday, April 19, 2012: Pope’s anniversary; Fr. Sepe’s new role; NCEA; religious liberty

April 19, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Our regular panel reviews the headlines of the week, including Pope Benedict’s 7th anniversary as Pope and 85th birthday; the appointment of Fr. Kevin Sepe to the significant post of Secretary for Parish Life and Leadership in the Archdiocese; the Pilot’s extensive coverage of the NCEA convention last week; a profile […]

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Program #0280 for Wednesday, April 18, 2012: 2012 Eucharistic Congress Boston

April 18, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Hundreds of young Catholics gather in the North End each spring for the annual Eucharistic Congress for College Students and Young Adults, together in prayer, service, and public witness including a Eucharistic procession in the streets with Cardinal Se├ín. Scot Landry and Fr. Matt Williams previewed the Congress coming up on […]

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Program #0279 for Tuesday, April 17, 2012: NCEA Convention 2012 in Boston

April 17, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: The National Catholic Educational Association 2012 convention gathered more than 10,000 educators in Boston last week to inspire, energize, and teach one another in how best to follow their ministries. Scot Landry went to the floor of the convention last week to speak with members of the Boston archdiocese’s Catholic Schools […]

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