On this episode of FLASHBACK, Father Joseph McQuaide talks about the Season of Lent. At the time, Father was the Vice Chancellor of the Diocese of Wilmington, and Associate Pastor at Church of the Holy Cross in Dover, Delaware. Father McQuaide is not the Chancellor of the Diocese. This interview aired on Catholic Forum in February 2016.
On this episode of Catholic Forum, after the usual brief introduction, the Holy Gospel, and a musical selection from Marty Haugen's "Gift of God" CD, we talk with Mr. Gene Donnelly who served as Director of Communications for the Diocese of Wilmington from 1970 until his retirement in 2000. Gene served in that capacity during Bishop Robert Mulvee's time as Bishop of Wilmington. Gene (who also served as host and producer of this program for many years), looks back at Bishop Mulvee's time in Delaware and Maryland's Eastern Shore. Bishop Mulvee passed away on December 28, 2018 at the age of 88.
Veteran broadcaster Jim Hunter is a member of the Orioles broadcast team.
Hunter's extensive 40-year broadcasting career includes seven MLB postseasons, 12 Super Bowls, and two Winter Olympic Games, including 1992 in Albertville, France and 1994 in Lillehammer, Norway. He has worked alongside Hall of Fame Players Johnny Bench, Jerry Coleman, and Jim Palmer, as well as legendary Hall of Fame broadcaster Ernie Harwell.
An active parishioner at St. Mark's Roman Catholic Church and a 3rd degree member of the Knights Of Columbus, Hunter is involved in numerous charitable projects within the Archdiocese of Baltimore, including helping the Little Sisters of the Poor. During the offseason, he also makes appearances in the community on behalf of the Orioles.
This interview aired in June 2014.
On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a brief introduction, the Holy Gospel for the 7th Sunday in Ordinary time proclaimed by Deacon Larry Brecht, and a song from the "Catholic Treasures" CD, hear an interview with Dr. Allen Hunt. In his new book, "Dreams for Your Grandchildren: The Hidden Power of a Catholic Grandparent," he tell how you can strengthen your relationships with your grandchildren and introduce them to a vibrant faith life—no matter their age.
Brandon Vogt is a bestselling author, blogger, and speaker. He is the Content Director for Bishop Robert Barron’s Word on Fire Catholic Ministries, and the founder of ClaritasU, a online community for Catholics who want to get clear about their faith. In this interview from 2014, Brandon talks about his book, Saints and Social Justice: A Guide to Changing the World.
On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a short introduction, the Holy Gospel for the 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time, and a cut from the David Haas, "Blest Are They" CD, we will talk with Ms. Anne DeSantis, Executive Director of the Saint Nonnatus Foundation for Freedom, Family, & Faith. A ministry of the Mercedarian Order, the Foundation reaches out and accompanies individuals, children, and families affected, or wounded by divorce and helps them sustain or reconcile their relationship with Jesus and the Church.
Archbishop Broglio was ordained to the priesthood (for the Diocese of Cleveland) on 19 May 1977 in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception of the North American College, Rome.
From 1977 to 1979 he served as associate pastor, St. Margaret Mary Parish, South Euclid. From 1979 to 1983 Archbishop Broglio attended the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy.
From 1983 to 1987 the Archbishop served as Secretary of the Apostolic Nunciature in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. From 1987 to 1990 he served as Secretary of the Apostolic Nunciature in Asunscion, Paraguay. From 1990 to 2001 Archbishop Broglio served as Chief of Cabinet for Angelo Cardinal Sodano, Secretary of State to His Holiness Pope John Paul II and desk officer for Central America.
In February 2001 the Archbishop was named Apostolic Nuncio to the Dominican Republic and Apostolic Delegate to Puerto Rico. The Archbishop was ordained as an Archbishop by His Holiness Pope John Paul II on 19 March 2001.
On 19 November 2007 Archbishop Broglio was named the fourth Archbishop of the Military Services, USA, and installed on 25 January 2008, the feast of the Conversion of St. Paul.
In this episode of FLASHBACK, Archbishop Broglio talks about the life of Vietnam War hero, Fr. Vincent Capodanno.
On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a brief introduction, the Gospel for the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, and a song from Paul Tate's "Rejoice!" CD, hear an interview with Ms. Joanna Wicks, Miss Delaware 2018. Joanna talks about her career as an art teacher at Saint Thomas More Academy in Magnolia, Delaware, her work as Miss Delaware to raise awareness about domestic abuse, and how her Catholic faith has helped her along the way.
On this episode of Catholic Forum FLASHBACK, we hear an interview with Gary Zimak, the author of several books, including A Worrier’s Guide To The Bible, From Fear To Faith, Stop Worrying & Start Living and Give Up Worry For Lent. He is a frequent speaker at parishes and conferences across the country and is recognized as the leading Catholic speaker on the topic of overcoming anxiety. In addition, Gary is the Director of Parish Services for Mary, Mother of the Redeemer Church in North Wales, PA, a regular guest on EWTN TV & Radio and was the creator and host of Spirit In The Morning which aired on Holy Spirit Radio in Philadelphia from 2016-2018. His work has appeared in The National Catholic Register, Catholic Digest and Catholic Exchange. Gary resides in South Jersey with his wife Eileen and daughters Mary and Elizabeth. They are members of St. Joan of Arc Parish in Marlton, NJ.
On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a brief introduction, the Gospel for the 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time, a musical selection from Paul Tate's "Let All Creation Sing" CD, we will talk with Ms. Susan Kirk Ryan, Archivist for the Diocese of Wilmington. Susan will discuss the role of an Archivist, tell us about some of the items held in the Archive, and talk about an upcoming exhibit.
On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a brief introduction, the Holy Gospel proclaimed by Deacon Larry Brecht from St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Hockessin, Delaware, and a song from Paul Tate's CD, "Let All Creation Sing," hear an interview with Fr. John Bartunek, LC. In this interview, recorded in 2014, Father discusses his book, "Answers: Catholic Advice for Your Spiritual Questions."
On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a brief introduction, the Gospel for the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, and a musical selection from John Michael Talbot's "Master Collection" CD, we will hear an interview with Rev. Lewis S. Fiorelli, OSFS, Provincial of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales, Wilmington-Philadelphia Province. Fr. Fiorelli, who was elected to this post in June 2018, is a former Superior General of the Oblates. He will discuss his work, the work of the Oblates, and the life and spirituality of St. Francis de Sales.
On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a brief introduction, the Gospel for the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, and a cut from the "More Than 50 Most Loved Hymns" CD, Ms. Maureen McCullough, Regional Director of Catholic Relief Services will discuss the history and work of the organizations that recently celebrated its 75th anniversary.
Happy New Year! On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a brief introduction, the proclamation of the Gospel for the Feast of the Epiphany by Deacon Ken Pulliam from St. Elizabeth Church in Wilmington, Delaware, and a musical selection from John Michael Talbot's "The Birth of Jesus" CD, Leila Miller, co-author of the new book, "Made This Way: How to Prepare Kids to Face Today's Tough Moral Issues," will be interviewed. In this book, Leila and co-author, Trent Horn, explain how to discuss issues such as same-sex marriage, divorce, abortion, pornography, and transgender identity, with children.