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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: May, 2024
May 29, 2024

On this episode of the Catholic Forum podcast, after a news update from The Dialog, we are all about St. Anthony of Padua Parish in the Little Italy section of Wilmington when Mr. Anthony Albence, Parish Trustee and fourth generation parishioner, is the guest. The historic church in Delaware's largest city is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, as well as the 70th anniversary of its high school for girls, Padua Academy and the the 50th anniversary of it's famous Italian Festival that takes place each June. You can see a video of Bob Krebs's interview with Anthony Albence on the Diocese of Wilmington's YouTube channel - YouTube.com/DioceseofWilm. 

May 29, 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.

May 22, 2024

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a news update from The Dialog, we talk with three members of the Old Bohemia Historical Society, Marla Dill-Palmer, Clarice Kwasnieski and Ginny Swyka, and learn about this historic church that traces its founding to early Jesuits. We learn why this church is so significant and some of the challenges it faces today, 320 years after its beginning in Cecil County, Maryland

You can see the interview with Marla, Clarice and Ginny in its entirety on the Diocese of Wilmington's YouTube Channel. Catholic Forum is a production of the Office of Communication of the Diocese of Wilmington.  Please like, subscribe and follow. 

May 15, 2024

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a news update from The Dialog and a song - appropriate for Pentecost weekend -  from the Catholic Treasures CD, we Bob Krebs will interview Dr. Helen Hoffner, author and professor at Holy Family University in Philadelphia. Her new book is titled "Catholicism Everywhere: From Hail Mary Passes to Cappuccinos - How the Catholic Faith is Infused in Culture," from Sophia Institute Press. You can see a video of this interview on our YouTube Channel, YouTube.com/DioceseofWilm. Catholic Forum is a production of the Office of Communication of the Diocese of Wilmington.

May 15, 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.

May 8, 2024

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a news update from The Dialog, Catholic Charities' Stephanie Kelton chats with Bayard House Program Manager, Stacy Brooks. Bayard House is a licensed residential program that serves at-risk, homeless, pregnant and/or newly parenting adolescent, young women and their babies. You can see a video of Stephanie's interview with Stacy on our YouTube Channel - YouTube.com/DioceseofWilm. Follow us on Facebook @CatholicForum.

May 1, 2024

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a news update from The Dialog, we chat with Dr. Mark Giszczak, Professor of Sacred Scripture at Agustine Institute Graduate School of Theology about his new book, "Suffering: What Every Catholic Should Know." You can see a video of this interview on the Diocese of Wilmington's YouTube Channel. Please like and subscribe. 

May 1, 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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