Archive | January, 2014

Ecumenical Prayer Service for all Christian Martyrs: Program #0651 for Friday, January 17, 2014

January 17, 2014

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Ecumenical Prayer Service for all Christian Martyrs

Today’s topics: Ecumenical Prayer Service for all Christian Martyrs Summary of today’s show: When a photo of Cardinal Se├ín being assisted in remembering his baptism by a female Methodist minister took the Internet by storm, it brought to the forefront that we are in the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which began with […]

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New Cardinals; Disciples in Mission, March for Life, Vocation Reflections, Choir School: Program #0650 for Thursday, January 16, 2014

January 16, 2014

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New Cardinals; Disciples in Mission, March for Life, Vocation Reflections, Choir School

Today’s topics: New Cardinals; Disciples in Mission, March for Life, Vocation Reflections, Choir School Summary of today’s show: Our usual Thursday panel of Scot Landry, Susan Abbott, Gregory Tracy, and Fr. Roger Landry discussed the headlines of the week, including the appointment of 21 pastors for 44 new collaboratives under the Disciples in Mission pastoral […]

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Pastor Profile: Fr. John Currie: Program #0649 for Wednesday, January 15, 2014

January 15, 2014

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Pastor Profile: Fr. John Currie

Today’s topics: Pastor Profile: Fr. John Currie Summary of today’s show: Fr. John Currie is pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Holbrook in addition to being the pastor of our Wednesday co-host Fr. Matt Williams and our producer Domenico Bettinelli and he joins Scot Landry and Fr. Matt to talk about the parish, its school, […]

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Hospital Chaplaincy and the Sacrament of the Sick: Program #0648 for Tuesday, January 14, 2014

January 14, 2014

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Hospital Chaplaincy and the Sacrament of the Sick

Today’s topics: Hospital Chaplaincy and the Sacrament of the Sick Summary of today’s show: The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick is a gift from the Lord not just for the end of life, but for whenever we are seriously sick. Craig Gibson joins Scot Landry and Fr. Chris O’Connor on location at St. […]

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Catholic Bioethics on Brain Death, Transplantation, Nutrition & Hydration, ACLU Lawsuits: Program #0647 for Monday, January 13, 2014

January 13, 2014

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Catholic Bioethics on Brain Death, Transplantation, Nutrition & Hydration, ACLU Lawsuits

Today’s topics: Catholic Bioethics on Brain Death, Transplantation, Nutrition & Hydration, ACLU Lawsuits Summary of today’s show: Our regular guest M.C. Sullivan returns to talk to Scot Landry and Michael Lavigne about medical and health issues in the headlines, including the Catholic response to cases of brain death; artificial nutrition and hydration; and legal pressure […]

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Disciples in Mission, Phase 2 Update: Program #0646 for Friday, January 10, 2014

January 10, 2014

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Disciples in Mission, Phase 2 Update

Today’s topics: Disciples in Mission, Phase 2 Update Summary of today’s show: The Disciples in Mission pastoral plan continues for the Archdiocese of Boston and this weekend 44 parishes that will become 21 collaboratives in June will find out who their new pastors will be. Fr. Paul Soper and Sr. Pat Boyle of the pastoral […]

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Pope to name fewer monsignors; Veteran Catholic journalist joins Boston Globe; Papal trip to the Holy Land: Program #0645 for Thursday, January 9, 2014

January 9, 2014

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Pope to name fewer monsignors; Veteran Catholic journalist joins Boston Globe; Papal trip to the Holy Land

Today’s topics: Pope to name fewer monsignors; Veteran Catholic journalist joins Boston Globe; Papal trip to the Holy Land Summary of today’s show: Our Thursday panel of Scot Landry, Susan Abbott, and Gregory Tracy considered the news headlines of the week, including the decision by Pope Francis to change the rules by which the title […]

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The Future of Catholicism: Program #0644 for Wednesday, January 8, 2014

January 8, 2014

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The Future of Catholicism

Today’s topics: The Future of Catholicism Summary of today’s show: Being Catholic has always meant being counter-cultural, but never more so than now, according to our guest Michael Coren, who joins Scot Landry and Michael Lavigne to discuss his new book “The Future of Catholicism.” Michael said we face a future of persecution, especially surrounding […]

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Dr. Aldona Lingertat: Program #0643 for Tuesday, January 7, 2014

January 7, 2014

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Today’s topics: Dr. Aldona Lingertat and the Master of Arts in Ministry program at the Theological Institute for the New Evangelization Summary of today’s show: Priests and religious perform the most visible pastoral work in the Church, but today there are many “co-workers in the vineyard”, lay people being trained with graduate degrees and pastoral […]

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Michael Lavigne, co-host of The Good Catholic Life

January 7, 2014

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Michael Lavigne is a native of Woonsocket, Rhode Island. He currently serves as the Senior Associate to the Episcopal Vicar for the New Evangelization for the Archdiocese of Boston. Previously he served as the director for the Office of Lifelong Faith Formation in the Diocese of Portland, Maine. For the past twenty-one years he has […]

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