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Oct 1, 2019

The Blessing of the Animals is a popular tradition at many Catholic churches. But how did it all get started? What can we learn? Franciscan Fr. John O'Connor, pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Triangle, shares the origins of the Blessing of the Animals, and some stories about St. Francis of Assisi's connection...


Sep 10, 2019

Ken Balbuena, a parishioner of St. Bernadette Church in Springfield and director of pilgrimages at the St. John Paul II National Shrine in Washington, survived two brain surgeries after a ruptured aneurysm. In this episode, he'll explain why he believes Knights of Columbus founder Fr. Michael J. McGivney, St. John...


Sep 4, 2019

Celebrating 40 years of bringing young people to an authentic and real encounter with Jesus Christ through parish and campus ministry youth programs, Fr. Jack Peterson shares how Youth Apostles hopes to grow in its next 40 years of service. 

This episode was produced by Elizabeth A. Elliott. 

 


Aug 6, 2019

Immaculée Ilibagiza's seemingly serene native town of Kibuye, Rwanda, became a site of mass murder during 100 days of genocide in 1994, led by Hutu extremists against the Tutsi minority tribe. Ilibagiza hid in a tiny bathroom with seven other women for three months, even as neighbors-turned-killers searched the...