Tag Archives: Lent

Catholic Relief Service’s Lenten Rice Bowl: Program #0705 for Wednesday, April 9, 2014

April 9, 2014

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Catholic Relief Service’s Lenten Rice Bowl

Today’s topics: Catholic Relief Service’s Lenten Rice Bowl Summary of today’s show: Catholic Relief Services is the international face of the Catholic Church in US in charity work throughout the world, while Catholic Charities Boston has a similar mission in the Archdiocese of Boston. Every Lent, CRS coordinates the Rice Bowl program that helps individuals […]

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The Station Churches of Rome and Canonizations of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII: Program #0704 for Tuesday, April 8, 2014

April 8, 2014

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The Station Churches of Rome and Canonizations of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII

Today’s topics: The Station Churches of Rome and Canonizations of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII Summary of today’s show: George Weigel is known as the official biographer of Pope John Paul II, but he recently completed a new project with his son, Steven, and Elizabeth Lev on the Station Churches of Rome. […]

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The Corporal Works of Mercy in the City: Program #0703 for Monday, April 7, 2014

April 7, 2014

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The Corporal Works of Mercy in the City

Today’s topics: The Corporal Works of Mercy in the City Summary of today’s show: Kerry Weber, a single young Catholic woman living in New York City, wanted to go beoyond the typical Lenten sacrifices in 2012 and so she came up with a plan to develop a mindset of mercy by performing the corporal works […]

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Pope’s Retreat; Congress Invitation; Pope Benedict on Interview; Papal Paperwork; St. Patrick’s Day; New Pilot Website: Program #0691 for Thursday, March 20, 2014

March 20, 2014

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Pope’s Retreat; Congress Invitation; Pope Benedict on Interview; Papal Paperwork; St. Patrick’s Day; New Pilot Website

Today’s topics: Pope’s Retreat; Congress Invitation; Pope Benedict on Interview; Papal Paperwork; St. Patrick’s Day; New Pilot Website Summary of today’s show: Our usual Thursday panel of Scot Landry, Susan Abbott, Gregory Tracy, and Fr. Roger Landry consider the headlines of the week, including Pope Francis’ reflection on his just complete Lenten retreat; an invitation […]

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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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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 #0473 for Thursday, February 21, 2013: Latest news on Pope Benedict’s resignation and the upcoming conclave

February 21, 2013

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Summary of today’s show: Our usual Thursday panel of Scot Landry, Susan Abbott, Gregory Tracy, and Fr. Roger Landry looked at the news headlines of the week, which were again dominated by Pope Benedict’s resignation, including the schedule of the pope’s final week; his biographer’s assessment of the pope’s health and state of mind; appraisal […]

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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 #0467 for Tuesday, February 12, 2013: Papal resignation, Lent, and Catholic radio

February 12, 2013

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Papal resignation, Lent, and Catholic radio

Summary of today’s show: This year, Lent takes on a new significance for Catholics. Scot Landry and Fr. Chris O’Connor sit down with Msgr. James Moroney, rector of St. John’s Seminary, to reflect on Pope Benedict’s resignation and Cardinal Seán’s remarks to the media in reaction. They also discuss Lent and Msgr. Moroney’s pastoral letter […]

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Program #0465 for Thursday, February 7, 2013: Blizzard; Catholic Appeal; Vandalism; Bishop John D’Arcy; Chartres; Lent

February 7, 2013

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Blizzard; Catholic Appeal; Vandalism; Bishop John D'Arcy; Chartres; Lent

Summary of today’s show: Our usual Thursday panel of Scot Landry, Susan Abbott, Gregory Tracy, and Fr. Roger Landry considered the news headlines of the week, including the blizzard about to hit New England; the Catholic Appeal reaching its goal; vandalism of churches; news of priests, including the legacy of Bishop John D’Arcy; the beauty […]

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