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Mina Guli: 100 Marathons in 100 Days

Mina Guli, Global athlete and founder of Thirst, stops by the studio to discuss her challenge of running 100 marathons in 100 days to raise awareness of the world’s water crisis. She explains what we can all do to improve our current conditions. Original Air 11-01-18

Contemplating Beauty in Music

The music of “Ave Maria…Virgo Serena” illuminates the meaning of the sacred text.

What Young People REALLY Think About God and the Church

We hit the streets around Rome to interview random young people about God, religion, and the Church, and their responses were both discouraging and illuminating.

Catholic Comedian Judy McDonald on Humor in Difficult Times

Catholic comedian Judy McDonald stops by the studio with her service dog, Oprah, to discuss PTSD, comedy, and surviving breast cancer. She explains how her faith has influenced her comedy, and how the gift of humor has gotten her through difficult times. Original Air 10-25-18

“Love Song for the Bride” Is Balm for a Wounded Church

For a Church that finds itself in very dark and choppy waters, Brother Isaiah’s new song offers a respite of great light and strength.

All Souls Day and the Shock of Death

The reality of death is not something we Christians deny, but it also does not drive us to despair.

Saints Remind Us: We Are Be-Sparked Creatures of Infinite Possibilities

All Saints Day reminds us of the saintly potential within each of us by virtue of our baptism.

It’s Time for Catholics to Embrace Halloween

As we near All Hallows Eve, aka Halloween, the walking encyclopedia that is Father Steve Grunow discusses everything you ever wanted to know about Halloween and its deeply Catholic roots.

The Visceral Reality of God’s Love

To those whose hearts are open, the cross bestows the greatest of comforts.

Fatherly Advice: My Friend Left the Church Due to Scandal, Should I Support This?

A listener named Michelle calls into the show and shares that a good friend decided to leave the Catholic Church due to the clergy abuse scandals. Michelle understands her friend’s frustration but is upset to see her leave. Father Dave explains that there is nothing wrong with feeling upset that her friend left the Church, and we should be honest about how we feel, but not alienate anyone in the process. Original Air 10-23-18