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Each Saturday, Catholic Forum brings you a news update from The Dialog, the official news source for the Diocese of Wilmington, and an interview segment of about 21 minutes in length. 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 afternoon at 1:30 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: April, 2023
Apr 29, 2023

The Diocese of Wilmington which includes the State of Delaware and the nine counties of Maryland’s Eastern Shore is practically surrounded by water.   On this episode of Catholic Forum, after Joe Owens gives us the latest news from The Dialog, we talk to Sister Kathleen Flood, OSF,  who is a case manager at the new Catholic Charities Disaster Relief and Recovery Program.  We will meet Sister Kathy and learn about this program that is helping Wilmington residents in the 11th Street Bridge area, 

Apr 22, 2023

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after Joe Owens gives us the latest headlines from The Dialog, we chat with Sr. Ann David Strominger, Delegate for Religious for the Diocese of Wilmington, about the work of religious sisters, brothers and priests in the diocese, and about her recent trip to the Vatican. Sister was part of a group representing the Vicars for Religious of the United States.

You can see a video of the interview with Sister Ann, here.

Apr 15, 2023

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after news highlights from The Dialog, we will talk to Diocese of Wilmington Transitional Deacon Onyedikachukwu Chibundu John Enemuo. Deacon John will be ordained to the Priesthood by Bishop William E. Koenig on May 20, 2023 at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Wilmington. We will learn about his early life in Nigeria, his formation for the Priesthood, and a little about life for Christians in Nigeria. You can see a video of this interview on the Diocese of Wilmington's YouTube page.

Apr 14, 2023

“One of Us” is a brief snapshot of people who support the Catholic church in various ways in the Diocese of Wilmington. We regularly feature people who may be recognizable within their parish communities.

Apr 8, 2023

On this Easter episode of Catholic Forum, we feature the Most Reverend William E. Koenig's annual Easter message to the people of Delaware and Maryland's Eastern Shore plus music from the Catholic Treasures CD and Handel's Messoah: A Soulful Celebration. Have a blessed Easter! 

Apr 1, 2023

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a Dialog news update with Joe Owens, we take a deep dive into the Sacrament of Reconciliation with Monsignor Steven P. Hurley, Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia for the Diocese of Wilmington, and Pastor of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish in Wilmington, Delaware. Why is it important to receive the Sacrament on a regular basis? What is the Seal of Confession? What is Reconciliation Monday? You can see a longer, unedited version of Bob Krebs' interview with Msgr. Hurley on YouTube, here.

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