On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a brief introduction, the Gospel for the First Sunday in Lent, and a song from David Haas' "Blest Are They" CD, we talk with Al Wyllie. Al and a group of men are planning the first annual Catholic Men's Fellowship of Delmarva Conference on March 21, 2020 at the Church of the Holy Cross in Dover, Delaware. Also, Father Rich Jasper will tell us about Darwin Ramos, another Modern Day Witness.
"One of Us" is a brief snapshot of people who support the church in the Diocese of Wilmington. We will regularly feature people who are recognizable within their parish communities.
We are getting ready for Lent on this episode of Catholic Forum. After a brief introduction, the Gospel for the Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, and some music from Paul Tate's "Rejoice!" CD, we will talk with popular Catholic writer and speaker, Gary Zimak about his best-selling book, "Give Up Worry for Lent: 40 Days to Finding Peace in Christ." In it, Gary combines practical spirituality, daily scripture readings, and simple action steps to help you kick the worry habit as part of your Lenten renewal. You will learn how to let go of the anxiety-producing areas of life in order to find the lasting peace that comes from trusting God.
Also, we will learn about Father Paul Atkinson, who was a teacher and inspiration to Father Rich Jasper, on this installment of Modern Day Witness.
Catholic Forum FLASHBACK features interesting interviews from past Catholic Forum programs. This interview that aired in July 2010, features Kathleen O'Hara, discusses her book, "A Grief Like No Other: Surviving the Violent Death of Someone You Love."
On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a brief introduction, the Gospel for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, and a cut from the More Than 50 Most Loved Hymns CD, Bob Krebs will talk with popular Catholic author, speaker, and television host, Donna-Marie Cooper O'Boyle. In her latest book titled, "Reclaiming Sundays: Play, Pray, Serve, Rest, Refresh, and Celebrate," Donna-Marie encourages Catholic families to reclaim a significant tradition: setting apart Sundays as a day of worship, true rest, teaching, and simply spending precious time together. Also, Father Rich Jasper will tell us about another Modern Day Witness.
On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a brief introduction, the Gospel for the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, and a song from John Angotti's "Testify!" CD, we will meet author Kevin Wells. His new book, "The Priests We Need to Save the Church," is in its fourth printing and is the source of much conversation. Also today, we will hear another story from the High Planes Preacher, Father Jim, and learn about the founder of the Knights of Columbus, another one of Father Rich Jasper's Modern Day Witnesses.
On this episode of Catholic Forum, after a brief intro., the Gospel for the Feast of the Presentation of Christ, and a cut from Paul Tate's "Let All Creation Sing" CD, we talk with Elizabeth Klein, Assistant Professor of Theology at the Augustine Institute in Denver, and author of the book, “God: What Every Catholic Should Know.” Also, today we will hear from the High Planes Preacher, learn about Saint Blaise whose feast we celebrate on February 3rd, and learn about another one of Father Rich Jasper’s Modern Day Witnesses.