Archive | May, 2012

Program #0311 for Thursday, May 31, 2012: Special Pentecost Mass; Master of Arts in Ministry; Seeking Pastoral Planning Director; New Buffalo bishop; More pro-life; Vatileaks

May 31, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Our panel of Scot Landry, Susan Abbott, Gregory Tracy, and Domenico Bettinelli looked at the headlines of the week on Thursday, including a special Pentecost vigil Mass with Cardinal Se├ín and members of ecclesial movements and ethnic communities; 10 new graduates of the Master of Arts in Ministry program at TINE; […]

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Program #0310 for Wednesday, May 30, 2012: Family Rosary Retreat

May 30, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: The family that prays together, stays together and local families can put that maxim into practice on Saturday at the Family Rosary Retreat. Sr. Terry Rickard, Beth Mahoney, and John Monahan of Holy Cross Family Ministries share with Scot Landry the plans for the day at Cardinal Spellman High School in […]

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Program #0309 for Tuesday, May 29, 2012: Kathleen Grey and Catherine Ashur

May 29, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Just when you might have given up on the next generation of young Catholics, we meet Kathleen Grey and Catherine Ashur, two young women graduating from Ursuline Academy in Dedham, who sit down with Scot Landry and Fr. Chris O’Connor to talk about their strong Catholic faith, which was handed on […]

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Program #0308 for Monday, May 28, 2012: Memorial Day and Boston military chaplains

May 28, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: As we observe Memorial Day, we hear from a number of different voices, including the words of Fr. Paul Hurley, serving with the 101st Airborne Division; Beirne Lovely, archdiocesan general counsel who was a young Marine lieutenant during the Vietnam War; and Fr. Stephen Rock, pastor of St. Agnes in Reading […]

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Program #0307 for Friday, May 25, 2012: How to Defend the Faith Without Raising Your Voice: 10 Principles of Civil Communication

May 25, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Whether it’s in a media interview or at a Memorial Day barbecue, Catholics are often called upon to defend their faith. Scot Landry, Fr. Mark O’Connell, and Dom Bettinelli discuss Austin Ivereigh’s new book “How to Defend the Faith Without Raising Your Voice,” and especially his 10 principles of civil communication, […]

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Program #0306 for Thursday, May 24, 2012: Catholic HHS mandate lawsuits; Parish threatened by gay activists; Church closing appeals rejected

May 24, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Our usual Thursday panel of Scot Landry, Susan Abbott, Fr. Roger Landry, and Gregory Tracy consider the news headlines of the week, including the lawsuit filed by 43 Catholic organizations against the Department of Health and Human Services universal healthcare mandate; the attack on a parish in Acushnet for the pro-marriage […]

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Program #0305 for Wednesday, May 23, 2012: Ralph Martin on The New Evangelization

May 23, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: One of Bl. Pope John Paul II’s major emphases in his pontificate was the New Evangelization and Pope Benedict XVI has continued that work with the establishment of the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization. Scot Landry and Fr. Matt Williams talk with Ralph Martin, a lay member of the council […]

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Program #0304 for Tuesday, May 22, 2012: Cultural Diversity and the Catholic Family Festival

May 22, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: There are more than 25 different ethnic communities spread across 75 parishes in the Archdiocese of Boston, representing the breadth and diversity of the Catholic Church throughout the world, served by the Office of Cultural Diversity and Outreach. Scot Landry and Fr. Chris O’Connor talk with Fr. Mike Harrington, director of […]

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Program #0303 for Monday, May 21, 2012: Physician-assisted suicide

May 21, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Scot Landry delivered a talk on the push for physician-assisted suicide in Massachusetts, addressing the historical, ethical, and practical considerations as voters in the Commonwealth are confronted by this matter of life and death in the election this fall. Listen to the show: Subscribe for free in iTunes Today’s host(s): Scot […]

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Program #0302 for Friday, May 18, 2012: Pastoral Center Service Week

May 18, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Employees at the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center have a new tradition of getting out each spring to give some hands-on assistance at inner-city parishes and making a connection between the work they do at their desks and the people in the parishes they serve. Scot Landry and The Good Catholic Life team […]

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