Archive | September, 2012

Program #0374 for Friday, September 14, 2012: Disciples in Mission: A Pastoral Plan Proposal

September 14, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: The Archdiocese of Boston is looking to the future and planning for the work of the New Evangelization. The Archdiocesan Pastoral Planning Commission has forwarded its final proposal of a pastoral plan, entitled “Disciples in Mission”, to Cardinal Seán. Scot Landry talks with Fr. Paul Soper, interim director of pastoral planning, […]

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Program #0373 for Thursday, September 13, 2012: Pastoral Planning proposal; Aging Gracefully; Assisted suicide; Mary at Vatican II; Liberty Flagpole

September 13, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Scot Landry, Susan Abbott, and Gregory Tracy discussed the news headlines of the week, including the final proposal of the Archdiocesan Pastoral Planning Commission to Cardinal Se├ín; CatholicTV’s new show “Aging Gracefully”; The lack of realization among Catholics that assisted suicide is on the ballot in November; How Marian devotion got […]

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Program #0372 for Wednesday, September 12, 2012: Dr. Ken Stevens on physician-assisted suicide

September 12, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: As Massachusetts voters prepare to consider Question 2–a proposal to legalize physician-assisted suicide–in November, Dr. Ken Stevens, an oncologist from Oregon, sits down with Scot Landry to talk about the impact of passage of a similar law in his state in 1994. Since 1998, when the law went into effect, more […]

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Program #0371 for Tuesday, September 11, 2012: Catechetical Sunday

September 11, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Catechetical Sunday is coming up on September 16 and this year the theme is Catechists and Teachers as Agents of the New Evangelization. Scot Landry and Fr. Chris O’Connor talk with Kathy Curley and Susan Abbott about the joys and challenges of parish religious education and why catechesis is vitally important […]

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Program #0370 for Monday, September 10, 2012: Year of Faith Conference in Springfield

September 10, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: The Year of Faith is coming up quick and a group of lay volunteers, led by Chuck Alfano, in the Diocese of Springfield have organized a conference to help prepare. Scot Landry talks with Chuck and emcee Matt Weber about the genesis of the conference and the star-studded lineup of speakers, […]

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Program #0369 for Friday, September 7, 2012: Insights from Grand Jury Service

September 7, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Jaymie Stuart Wolfe was called to serve on a grand jury for three months earlier this year and the experience left her with 16 distinct insights as seen through her Catholic faith into our culture and human nature. Scot Landry and Fr. Mark O’Connell discuss her unique take on a process […]

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Program #0368 for Thursday, September 6, 2012: Back to school; Barbara Thorp; assisted suicide; RNC and DNC; Bl. John XXIII seminary

September 6, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Scot Landry, Susan Abbott, and Gregory Tracy discussed the news headlines of the week, including the retirement of Barbara Thorp as head of the victim assistance office; students returning to school equipped with amazing new technology; a disability group’s advocacy against the assisted suicide ballot question; the Bl. John XXIII Seminary […]

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Program #0367 for Wednesday, September 5, 2012: Father Matt Westcott

September 5, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Father Matt Westcott is a former Marine who loves being a diocesan priest, and yet he serves at perhaps the world’s most prestigious university, Harvard, as chaplain to its Catholic undergraduates. Scot Landry and Fr. Matt Williams welcome Fr. Westcott to hear about his path to the priesthood and the four […]

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Program #0366 for Tuesday, September 4, 2012: For Greater Glory

September 4, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: The story of the Mexican martyrs of the Cristero Wars, fighting against religious persecution in the 1920s, was virtually unknown, even in Mexico, until recently. Now the blockbuster film “For Greater Glory” has shed new light on these heroes of the faith. In anticipation of the release of the DVD and […]

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Program #0365 for Monday, September 3, 2012: St Joseph Preparatory High School

September 4, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Tom Nunan and Mary Grassa O’Neill join Scot and Susan Abbott to discuss the newest Catholic high school in the Archdiocese of Boston – St Joseph Preparatory High School. Tom, as the Head of School, explains his hopes and dreams for this merger of Mount Saint Joseph and Trinity High Schools, […]

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