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Lent 101: Program #0680 for Wednesday, March 5, 2014

March 5, 2014

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Lent 101

Today’s topics: Lent 101: Reviewing what we believe about Lent and Ash Wednesday Summary of today’s show: Why do we get ashes on our heads? What are fasting and almsgiving? Why is Lent 40 days? As we enter the season of Lent, Scot Landry and Fr. Paul Soper discuss the basics of Catholic belief and […]

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Collection for Retired Religious Sister and Advent Fasting Retreat: Program #0624 for Friday, November 22, 2013

November 22, 2013

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Collection for Retired Religious Sister and Advent Fasting Retreat

Today’s topics: Collection for Retired Religious Sister and Advent Fasting Retreat Summary of today’s show: In the first part of our show, Scot Landry and Fr. Mark O’Connell welcome Sr. Marian Batho and Sr. Pat Boyle to discuss this weekend’s second collection for retired religious sisters. They point out that in the past religious sisters […]

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News Headlines for Week ending 8/17/13: Program #0600 for Thursday, October 17, 2013

October 17, 2013

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Today’s topics: Headlines for Week Ending 8/17/13 Summary of today’s show: Our usual Thursday panel of Scot Landry, Susan Abbott, Gregory Tracy, and Fr. Roger Landry look at the news headlines of the week, including Pope Francis’ consecration of the world to Our Lady of Fatima; transition of the Vatican Secretary of State; Top 10 […]

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Immigration; Red Mass; Vatican Secretariat; Vigil for Peace: Program #0571 for Thursday, September 5, 2013

September 5, 2013

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Today’s topics: Headlines of the Week: Immigration; Red Mass; Vatican Secretariat; Vigil for Peace Summary of today’s show: Our usual panel of Scot Landry, Susan Abbott, Gregory Tracy, and Fr. Roger Landry consider the headlines of the week, including Cardinal Se├ín’s letter on immigration reform; the upcoming Red Mass of the Boston Catholic Lawyers Guild […]

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Program #0474 for Friday, February 22, 2013: Rediscovering spirituality of fasting

February 22, 2013

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Summary of today’s show: Fasting is one of the three pillars of Lent and of the whole Christian life, including prayer and almsgiving. Scot Landry and Fr. Mark O’Connell talk with Andy LaVallee of LiveTheFast.com and Msgr. Charles Murphy, author of the book “The Spirituality of Fasting”, about rediscovering the practice, the spiritual fruits it […]

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Program #0468 for Wednesday, February 13, 2013: Ash Wednesday and Lent

February 13, 2013

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Ash Wednesday and Lent

Summary of today’s show: Ash Wednesday this year is marked with a special significance as Pope Benedict XVI celebrated his last public Mass as Supreme Pontiff. Scot Landry and Fr. Matt Williams plumb the depths of the Holy Father’s homily and then turn to Fr. Matt’s own homily for today that connects the Lenten disciplines […]

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Program #0424 for Thursday, November 29, 2012: Four Last Things; Pope Benedict’s new book; Advent fasting; Blessing unborn children; Vigils in closed parishes

November 29, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Our usual Thursday panel of Scot Landry, Susan Abbott, and Fr. Roger Landry return after the Thanksgiving hiatus to consider the news headlines of the week, including Fr. Roger’s column in the Anchor this week on the Four Last Things: heaven, hell, death, and judgment; Pope Benedict’s newest book on Jesus […]

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Program #0351G Best of TGCL for Thursday, August 9, 2012: Andy Lavallee

August 9, 2012

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Listen to the show: Subscribe for free in iTunes The Good Catholic Life is on summer vacation! In the meantime, we’re bringing you some of our favorite shows. We will return on August 14 with an all-new show. Today, we bring you an encore presentation of an interview with local Catholic businessman Andy LaVallee who […]

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Program #0268 for Thursday, March 29, 2012: Catechetical congress; day of fasting for liberty; Pope in Cuba, Mexico; exit interviews for Catholics

March 29, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: On our weekly headline show, Scot Landry and Susan Abbott discuss the news with Fr. Roger Landry and Antonio Enrique, including last weekend’s Catechetical Congress; appointment of a pastor for the Archdiocese’s largest parish; religious freedom rally in Boston and a day of prayer and fasting; the Pope’s trip to Cuba […]

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Program #0267 for Wednesday, March 28, 2012: Hunger for Justice retreat 2012

March 28, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: For 17 years, teens from the North Shore have been spending their Triduum in a 30-hour fast and serving the poor and needy in Boston on the Hunger for Justice retreat. Scot Landry and Fr. Matt Williams interview organizers Chris Carmody and Andrea Alberti to see how 400 teens are challenged […]

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