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Each Saturday, Catholic Forum brings you a brief reflection, the proclamation of the Sunday Gospel by a Deacon or Priest of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, a musical selection, an interview of 15-20 minutes in length, and on most shows, an episode of Modern Day Witness, by Father Rich Jasper. 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 morning at 11:00 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 11:30 a.m. ET each Saturday Morning. Additionally, “FLASHBACK” is a Catholic Forum interview that aired sometime over the last 20 years. It is exclusive content for podcast listeners and debuts each Wednesday morning. Catholic Forum is a production of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington.
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Mar 21, 2020

On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a brief introduction, the Gospel for the Fourth  Sunday of Lent, and a musical selection from the CD Catholic Treasures, we will talk to Father William Saunders, author of the book, “Celebrating a Holy Catholic Easter: A Guide to the Customs and Devotions of Lent and the Season of Christ’s Resurrection.” The book not only provides the historical roots of traditions, but also has spiritual reflections and suggestions for practices. All of the major events of Holy Week are included, so that families can better appreciate the significance of these traditions.  Also, we will learn about Fr. Marie Eugene, another one of Father Rich Jasper’s Modern Day Witnesses.