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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: October, 2023
Oct 25, 2023

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a Dialog news update, we talk to local funeral director and author, Todd Harra about his latest book, "Last Rites: The Evolution of the American Funeral." In the book, Todd gives readers a fascinating exploration of the history - and future - of the ceremonies we use to say farewell to those who have departed this world. Catholic Forum, a production of the Diocese of Wilmington's Office of Communications, airs in its entirety 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.

Oct 25, 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.

Oct 18, 2023

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a news update from The Dialog and a cut from John Michael Talbot's "Table of Plenty" CD, we talk to Sister Mary Josefa of the Eucharist, a Benedictine of Mary, Queen of the Apostles. We will discuss her calling to the religious life, daily life in a Benedictine monistary, a new book about the Sisters titled, "Brides of Christ" from Sophia Institute Press and the foundress of her community, Sister Wilhimina.

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.

Oct 18, 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.

Oct 12, 2023

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a news update from The Dialog, we speak with David Shellenberger, President and CEO of the Saint John Vianney Center which has served the mind, body and spirit of Catholic clergy and men and women religious since 1946. We learn about the “Day of Prayer for the Health and Wellness of Clergy and Men and Women Religious,” hosted by Saint John Vianney Center (SJVC). It will be held on Friday, October 20, 2023. The event will be live streamed from Our Lady of Hope Chapel on the campus of SJVC. We will also preview David's upcoming presentation on October 19th at the Saint Thomas More Oratory near the campus of the University of Delaware in Newark. 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.

Oct 5, 2023

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a news update from The Dialog and a selection from the Catholic Treasures CD, we learn about a new collaboration between Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington and Goodwill of Delaware and Delaware County. Colleen Morrone, President and CEO or Goodwill and Fritz Jones, Executive Director of Catholic Charities will explain how working together, these two great social service agencies can better serve the needs of our community. Catholic Forum is a production of the Office of Communications of the Diocese of Wilmington and is heard on Relevant Radio 640 on Saturday afternoons at 1:30 and on Apple, Spotify, iHeartRadio and Amazon Music podcasts. Many interviews are also shown on the Diocese of Wilmington's YouTube channel - YouTube.com/DioceseofWilm. 

Oct 4, 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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