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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: March, 2024
Mar 27, 2024

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a news update from The Dialog, and a song from the Catholic Treasures CD, we will hear Bishop William Koenig's annual Easter message to the people of Delaware and Maryland's Eastern Shore. We will also hear a song from Paul Tate's CD, Rejoice! Catholic Forum is a production of the Office of Communications of the Diocese of Wilmington. Happy Easter!

Mar 20, 2024

“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 or school communities.

Mar 20, 2024

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a news update from The Dialog, and a song from the Catholic Treasures CD,  we talk to Father Joseph McQuaide, Diocesan Chancellor, Judicial Vicar, Cathedral of St. Peter Rector and Pastor of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception and St. Patrick's Parishes in Wilmington, Delaware. Father discussed the Sacrament of Reconciliation and the upcoming Reconciliation Monday, taking place on March 25, 2024, in the Diocese of Wilmington. You can see a video of this interview on the Diocese of Wilmington's YouTube Channel - YouTube.com/DioceseofWilm.  Catholic Forum is a production of the Office of Communications of the Diocese of Wilmington. Listen to Catholic Forum in its entirety on Relevant Radio 640 every Saturday afternoon at 1:30 or on Apple, Spotify, iHeartRadio or Amazon Music podcasts. www.cdow.org/CatholicForum @DioceseofWilm www.cdow.org/ReconciliationMonday

Mar 13, 2024

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a news update from The Dialog, we talk with author, scholar, advocate and activist, Connie Marshner about her new book, "Monastery and High Cross: The Forgotten Eastern Roots of Irish Christianity."  Contrary to popular belief, St. Patrick was not the first person to bring Christ to Ireland. So who DID? What is the historical and archeological evidence? We will find out on this episode of Catholic Forum. 

Catholic Forum is a production of the Office of Communication of the Diocese of Wilmington. New podcasts debut each Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. on Apple, Spotify, iHeartRadio and Amazon Music podcasts and on Saturday afternoons at 1:30 on Relevant Radio 640.

Mar 6, 2024

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after Joe Owens gives us a Dialog News Update, we talk to Deacon Tommy Watts, Diocese of Wilmington Chaplain to the Boy Scouts, and Phil Betley, Scoutmaster of Troup 285, sponsored by St. Elizabeth Parish in Wilmington, Delaware. What makes Scouting a great experience? Why is it important to have a Catholic component to troops that are sponsored by a Catholic parish? How has the Boy Scouts changed in recent years? We find out on this episode of Catholic Forum. You can see a video of this interview on the Diocese of Wilmington's YouTube Channel. Listen to Catholic Forum on Apple, Spotify, iHeartRadio and Amazon music podcast or on Saturday afternoons at 1:30 on Relevant Radio 640. Most interviews are also on the Diocese of Wilmington's YouTube Channel @DioceseofWilm

Mar 6, 2024

“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 or school communities.

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