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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: August, 2023
Aug 31, 2023

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a news update from The Dialog, we talk with two Vincentians who have been active for many years in the St. Vincent de Paul Society. Ms. Lynne Betts is the Vice President of the Eastern Region of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, that includes Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. Mr. Chuck Miller is the President of the St. Vincent de Paul, Wilmington Council that is made up of all the conferences in the Delaware and Maryland's Eastern Shore. Inspired by Gospel values​​, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a Catholic lay organization that leads women and men to join together to grow spiritually in the offer of person to person service to those in need and who are suffering. Organized locally, Vincentians witness God's love by embracing all works of charity and justice. You can see a video of this interview at www.YouTube.com/DioceseofWilm.

Aug 24, 2023

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a Dialog news update with Joe Owens, we talk to journalist and author, Teresa Mull about her new book, "Woke-Proof Your Life: A Handbook on Escaping Modern, Political Madness and Shielding Yourself and Your Family by Living a More Self-Sufficient, Fulfilling Life." This book provides practical woke-proof ways the silenced majority, who feel overmatched, can stand up for themselves and restore America’s values and culture. You can see a video of this interview at www.YouTube.com/DioceseofWilm. Catholic Forum, a production of the Diocese of Wilmington's Office of Communications, airs on Saturday afternoons at 1:30 on Relevant Radio 640 and is available on Apple, Spotify, Amazon Music and iHeartRadio podcasts. Select interviews are available on the Diocese of Wilmington's YouTube channel - @dioceseofwilm 

Aug 23, 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.

Aug 10, 2023

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a news update from The Dialog, we present the second part of our two-part salute to Father Roberto Balducelli who passed away 10 years ago, on August 10, 2013, at the age of 100. We talk to two women who were close collaborators with Father Roberto, Dr. Maria Finamore and Sister Margaret Cunniffe. They assisted Father with some of his most noteworthy miniseries, Padua Academy, the Via Crucis Lenten prayer, Saint Anthony in the Hills camp for children and families, the Italian Festival, and more. You can see a video of the interview with Sister Margaret and Dr. Finamore on the diocesan YouTube channel - www.Youtube.com/DioceseofWilm.

Aug 7, 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.

Aug 3, 2023

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after Joe Owens gives us a news update from The Dialog, we will hear highlights from a 2006 interview with Father Roberto Balducelli, OSFS. The popular and influencial priest passed away 10 years ago this week at the age of 100.  This is part-one of our two-part salute to Father Roberto. Next week we will talk with D. Maria Finamore and Sr. Margaret Cunniffe, two close friends and collaborators of Father Roberto. Catholic Forum, a production of the Diocese of Wilmington's Office of Communications, debuts on Saturday afternoons at 1:30 on Relevant Radio 640 and is available on Apple, Spotify, Amazon Music and iHeartRadio podcasts. Select interviews are available on the Diocese of Wilmington's YouTube channel - @dioceseofwilm 

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