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Program #0330 for Friday, June 29, 2012: The Ugandan Martyrs and Catholicism in Uganda Today

June 29, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Earlier in June, Msgr. Robert Deeley and Msgr. William Fay traveled from Boston to Ugandan in Africa for the feast of St. Charles Lwanga and Companions, martyrs for the faith who are highly revered in that country. Scot Landry and Fr. Mark O’Connell talk with Msgr. Deeley about the trip, how […]

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Program #0325 for Friday, June 22, 2012: Fr. Walter Waldron

June 22, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: There are several living legends among the priests of the Archdiocese of Boston and Scot Landry and Fr. Mark O’Connell welcome one of them today. Fr. Walter Waldron has been a priest for 48 years and pastor of St. Patrick Parish in Roxbury for 29 years. Fr. Walter tells our listeners […]

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Program #0321 for Friday, June 15, 2012: Fr. Paul Soper on Pastoral Planning

June 15, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: As both a pastor and interim director of pastoral planning, Fr. Paul Soper is living out the challenges and opportunity of the landmark process for which the Archdiocese of Boston is planning. Fr. Paul joins Scot Landry and Fr. Mark O’Connell to discuss the state of the pastoral planning process that […]

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Program #0316 for Friday, June 8, 2012: 2012 Priestly Convocation and Pastoral Planning

June 8, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Cardinal Se├ín and the priests of the Archdiocese of Boston gathered on Thursday for their annual convocation at which they considered the latest news and feedback on the ongoing process of pastoral planning for the future of the Church in eastern Massachusetts. Scot Landry. Fr. Mark O’Connell, and Fr. Chip Hines […]

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Program #0312 for Friday, June 1, 2012: Fr. Joseph H. Casey, S.J.

June 1, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Fr. Joseph H. Casey, S.J., is a native son of Lynn, Mass., but has been a Jesuit for 75 years, a priest for 63, and he’s assisted at St. Julia Parish in Weston for 56! Scot Landry and Fr. Mark O’Connell talk with the 94-year-old Fr. Casey about how he came […]

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Program #0307 for Friday, May 25, 2012: How to Defend the Faith Without Raising Your Voice: 10 Principles of Civil Communication

May 25, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Whether it’s in a media interview or at a Memorial Day barbecue, Catholics are often called upon to defend their faith. Scot Landry, Fr. Mark O’Connell, and Dom Bettinelli discuss Austin Ivereigh’s new book “How to Defend the Faith Without Raising Your Voice,” and especially his 10 principles of civil communication, […]

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Program #0297 for Friday, May 11, 2012: Chuck Hall

May 11, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Chuck Hall has had a long journey through just about every Christian denomination until finally landing in the Catholic Church, where he is now preparing for ordination as a deacon. Scot Landry and Fr. Mark O’Connell listen to Chuck tell his tale, from hippy to evangelical Christian to Catholic in 2008, […]

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Program #0292 for Friday, May 4, 2012: Pastoral Planning, Pro-life award, CatChat concert

May 4, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Scot Landry and Fr. Mark O’Connell looked at some of the news this week, including the appointment of Fr. Mark’s good friend, Fr. Paul Soper, as interim director of pastoral planning for the Archdiocese; a special pro-life award for local attorney Philip Moran; and an all-day event for families at St. […]

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Program #0287 for Friday, April 27, 2012: Kevin Kiley

April 27, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Kevin Kiley has worked for the Archdiocese of Boston for most of his adult life in what he describes as a calling to serve God and the Church. Scot Landry and Fr. Mark O’Connell talk to Kevin about his service, including managing the massive move from the chancery in Brighton to […]

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Program #0278 for Friday, April 13, 2012: Black and Indian Mission Office

April 13, 2012

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Summary of today’s show: Each spring, the Church in the US takes up the Black and Indian Mission Collection. Fr. Wayne Paysse and Lorna DesRoses join Scot Landry and Fr. Mark O’Connell to discuss the work of the Black and Indian Mission Office, which was started under the inspiration of St. Katharine Drexel in the […]

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