Archive | November, 2012

Program #0418 for Friday, November 16, 2012: Disciples in Mission, A Pastoral Plan for the Archdiocese of Boston

November 16, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: The new pastoral plan for the Archdiocese of Boston, Disciples in Mission, is one of the biggest commitments in this or any American diocese to a New Evangelization, and Scot Landry and Fr. Mark O’Connell talk with the man whose job will be its implementation, Fr. Paul Soper. The ambitious plan […]

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Program #0417 for Thursday, November 15, 2012: Disciples in Mission; New bishop; US Bishops’ meeting; Pontifical Latin Academy

November 15, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Our usual Thursday panel of Scot Landry, Susan Abbott, Gregory Tracy, and Fr. Roger Landry, consider the news headlines of the week, including today’s press conference announcing the new pastoral plan for the Archdiocese of Boston called Disciples in Mission; the various decisions of the US bishops’ meeting this week on […]

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Program #0416 for Wednesday, November 14, 2012: Religious Education Month

November 14, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: November is Religious Education Month in the Catholic Church in the US and Scot Landry invites Susan Abbott, Susan Kay, and Pilar Latorre from the Archdiocese of Boston’s religious education office to reflect on their own years of service to the Church and how adults and children can really become engaged […]

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Program #0415 for Tuesday, November 13, 2012: Cardinal Dolan calls his brother bishops to repentance for the New Evangelization

November 13, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Cardinal Timothy Dolan set the tone for the semi-annual US Bishops Conference meeting in Baltimore this week in his president’s address when he exhorted his brother bishops to greater personal conversion and reconciliation and maintained that the New Evangelization is dead in the water without personal conversion and a striving for […]

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Program #0414A Best of TGCL for Monday, November 12, 2012: Fr. Darin Colarusso

November 12, 2012

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Listen to the show: Subscribe for free in iTunes As The Good Catholic Life observes Veteran’s Day today, we bring you this encore presentation of the interview conducted by Scot Landry and Fr. Chip Hines with Fr. Darin Colarusso. Fr. Colarusso was an Air Force aviator serving in Korea when he heard God unexpectedly calling […]

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Program #0414 for Friday, November 9, 2012: Appointment of Bishop-elect Robert Deeley and how bishops are appointed

November 9, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: A big day in the Archdiocese of Boston began with the appointment by Pope Benedict XVI of Msgr. Robert Deeley, vicar general and moderator of the curia, as an auxiliary bishop. Scot Landry and Fr. Mark O’Connell discuss this morning’s press conference and the remarks from Cardinal Se├ín and Bishop-elect Deeley […]

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Program #0413 for Thursday, November 8, 2012: Question 2; Dolan on Election; Cheverus awards; Serra Boston

November 8, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: On our usual Thursday news show, Scot Landry, Susan Abbott, and Greg Tracy reviewed the headlines of the week, including Tuesday’s election, discussing their personal recollections of the day and results; Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s gracious letter to President Obama congratulating him and praying he will work for the common good; the […]

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Program #0412 for Wednesday, November 7, 2012: Post-Election Wrap-up

November 7, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: After the final votes have been tallied, Scot Landry and Fr. Matt Williams analyze the results of Election Day, starting with the bright spot of the defeat of Question 2 and assisted suicide, including how the results broke down by city and town and the question of whether a particular pastor’s […]

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Program #0411 for Tuesday, November 6, 2012: Election Day Special

November 6, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: It’s finally Election Day and Scot Landry and Fr. Chris O’Connor welcome Michael Lavigne and David Harris—a former Senate staffer turned seminarian—to discuss today’s election, their experiences at the polls, and their predictions for the presidential election, the Mass. Senate race, ballot question 2, and other public policy issues and political […]

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Program #0410 for Monday, November 5, 2012: Election Eve Special

November 5, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: On the eve of one of the most momentous elections in a generation, Scot Landry welcomes Fr. Roger Landry and Janet Benestad to discuss one last time about the life and death consequences of Massachusetts Question 2, which would legalized assisted suicide; how one might choose between two candidates who have […]

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