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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: September, 2023
Sep 28, 2023

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a Dialog news update with Joe Owens, we learn about two upcoming events, the Blue Mass and Marian Pilgrimage. First we talk to Mr. Michael Connelly, a retired Delaware State Trooper and Director of the Office for Safe Environments for the Diocese of Wilmington about the October 6, 2023 Blue Mass that honors police, fire, EMT and military personnel and their families. Next, we talk to Father Brian Lewis, Pastor of St. Jude the Apostle Parish in Lewes, Delaware about the October 7, 2023 Marian Pilgrimage to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. Wilmington's Bishop William E. Koenig will preside over both events. You can see a video of these interviews on the Diocese of Wilmington's YouTube channel at YouTube.com/DioceseofWilm.   Catholic Forum, a production of the Office of Communications of the Diocese of Wilmington, airs on Saturdays at 1:30 p.m. pm Relevant Radio 640 and on Apple, Spotify, iHeartRadio and Amazon Music podcasts. 

Sep 21, 2023

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a news update from The Dialog, we talk to Maryland Eastern Shore resident and Benedictine Oblate, Cyndy Ingram. Did you know that there are several groups of Benedictine Oblates in the Diocese of Wilmington? Cyndy will tell us about them and their spirituality. 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. Most interviews are available on the Diocese of Wilmington's YouTube channel - @dioceseofwilm. Please like, share and subscribe.

Sep 20, 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.

Sep 14, 2023

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after Joe Owens gives us a news update from The Dialog, and a cut from the More Than 50 Most Loved Hymns CD, we talk with scripture scholar, best-selling author, and international speaker, Dr. Mary Healy. She is a general editor of the Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture and author of two of its volumes, The Gospel of Mark and Hebrews. Her other books include The Spiritual Gifts Handbook and Healing. On September 22 & 23, 2023, Dr. Healy will give a conference titled, Participating in the Healing Work of Jesus, at Holy Angels Church in Newark, Delaware. In this interview we learn about the Gifts of the Spirit - especially the Gift of Healing - and how to allow the spirit to awaken these gifts in us. 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. Please like, share and subscribe.

Sep 7, 2023

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after Joe Owens gives us a news update from The Dialog, we will go on location to St. Elizabeth's Church in Wilmington, Delaware, the sight of the recent visit of the Vatican International Exhibition Eucharistic Miracles, to talk with Dr. Bill and Mrs. Mary Ryckman. We learn about the amazing life and deep Eucharistic devotion of Blessed Carlo Acutis (May 3, 1991 - October 12, 2006), the many Eucharistic miracles that he documented, and the impact he had on so many in his short, holy life. You can see a video of this interview at YouTube.com/DioceseofWilm

Sep 5, 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.

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