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Each Saturday, Catholic Forum brings you a brief reflection, the proclamation of the Sunday Gospel by a Deacon or Priest of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, a musical selection, an interview of 15-20 minutes in length, and on most shows, an episode of Modern Day Witness, by Father Rich Jasper. Catholic Forum is the longest-running Catholic talk show on radio, having begun in 1939 on a radio station in Wilmington, Delaware. It is now heard every Saturday morning at 11:00 on Relevant Radio 640 and is heard in the Philadelphia and South Jersey area as well as throughout the State of Delaware and Maryland's Eastern Shore. As soon as it finishes airing on the radio, a new program podcast debuts at 2:00 p.m.. ET each Saturday afternoon. Catholic Forum is a production of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington.
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Now displaying: June, 2021
Jun 30, 2021

"One of Us" is a brief snapshot of people who support the church in the Diocese of Wilmington. We will regularly feature people who are recognizable within their parish communities.

Jun 26, 2021

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after news from TheDialog.org, we learn about some of the Catholics who were crucial to the founding of the United States, when Dan LeRoy talks about his book, "Liberty's Lions: The Catholic Revolutionaries Who Establish America." Were the Founding Fathers anti-Catholic? Who were the Catholics who helped bring independence to America? We celebrate Independence Day a week early on this episode of Catholic Forum. 

Jun 19, 2021

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after news headlines from The Dialog and a cut from Paul Tate's "Let All Creation Sing" CD, we will talk with Mr. Mark Christian. After a almost 44-year career with Catholic Cemeteries of the Diocese of Wilmington, Mark is retiring at the end of June. We will chat with him and learn how Catholic Cemeteries are helping those who grieve there loved-ones. Also, Father Rich Jasper will tell us about another Modern Day Witness. 

Jun 16, 2021

"One of Us" is a brief snapshot of people who support the church in the Diocese of Wilmington. We will regularly feature people who are recognizable within their parish communities.

Jun 12, 2021

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after news headlines from The Dialog, we will talk to local author, Dennis Skirvin. Born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware; Dennis is a Vietnam veteran, DuPont retiree, and award-winning author of "Jubal's Christmas Gift," "The Treasure of Nonsense Woods," and his latest, "Letters from Poppy Pete: The Allure of Twerpentnog." We will also learn about another one of Father Rich Jasper's Modern Day Witnesses.

Jun 5, 2021

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a news update from TheDialog.org, and a cut from the Catholic Treasures CD, we will talk to Ms. Marion Amberg, award-winning journalist, author, and faith-traveler. Marion's new book, "Monuments, Marvels, and Miracles: A Traveler's Guide to Catholic America,"  takes us to more than 500 of the country‚Äôs most intriguing holy sites, each with a riveting story to tell. Also, Father Rich Jasper will tell us about another Modern Day Witness. 

Jun 2, 2021

"One of Us" is a brief snapshot of people who support the church in the Diocese of Wilmington. We will regularly feature people who are recognizable within their parish communities.

 

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