Program #0441 for Thursday, January 3 2012: Boston priest promotions, Bishop-Elect Deeley’s Ordination

January 3, 2013

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Our show notes today are briefer than usual because our usual transcriptionist, Dom Bettinelli, and his wife Melanie were blessed with a newborn baby girl, Lucia Rose this afternoon! We all thank God for this beautiful new addition to our radio family. May He bless her with His grace and with good health for years to come.

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Today’s host(s): Scot Landry and Susan Abbott

Today’s guest(s): Gregory Tracy, Fr Roger Landry

1st segment:Pope names Boston priest to be Vatican’s abuse investigator

Fr Robert Oliver was appointed by the Holy Father at the end of last month to a new post as the Promoter of Justice in the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.
This new post is similar to a prosecuting attorney in a civil court, and oversees monitoring and investigating cases of priests accused of sex abuse among other cases.
Fr Oliver is a member of the Brotherhood of Hope and succeeds Auxiliary Bishop Charles Scicluna of Malta.

Pope Benedict XVI Names Very Reverend Arthur M. Coyle, V. E. a Prelate of Honor

Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley announced Dec. 28 that Pope Benedict XVI has conferred the Title of Prelate of Honor on the Very Reverend Arthur M. Coyle, V. E.
This honor, the second of three ranks of monsignor within the Church, recognizes Monsignor Coyle’s achievements during the course of thirty-five years of ordained ministry.

2nd segment: This week’s benefactor card raffle winner is John Perna from Waltham.

He wins Daily Reflection selected and edited by Diane Allen.

If you would like to be eligible to win in an upcoming week, please visit WQOM.org. For a one-time $30 donation, you’ll receive the Station of the Cross benefactor card and key tag, making you eligible for WQOM’s weekly raffle of books, DVDs, CDs and religious items. We’ll be announcing the winner each Wednesday during “The Good Catholic Life” program.

3rd segment:

Scot, Susan, Greg and Fr Roger discussed the upcoming ordination to the Episcopate of Bishop-Elect Robert Deeley. The ordination will take place tomorrow, January 4th, at 2pm at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross. Tune in to CatholicTV for live broadcasts of the ordination.

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