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Young Adult Ministry (YAM) was the Archdiocese of Chicago’s outreach service to women and men in their twenties and thirties, married and single. YAM director Darius Villalobos and YAM coordinator Pablo Padilla led discussions on a wide range of topics that connected faith with everyday life for young adults.

Discerning the Missionary Life

Thursday, March 21, 2019
Megan interviews two colleagues about their journey of discerning the missionary life. Adrian Badillo currently works for the Office of Lifelong Formation and Jose Coronel works for the Office of Evangelization and Missionary Discipleship. They both discerned earlier in life to become priests. They share their stories of a desire to serve and share the love of Christ. Today they are lay leaders in the Church- missionaries in Chicago!

Belonging To A Greater Community

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
A sense of belonging is one of the greatest human needs. Trying to create an environment where this can happen is not an easy task. Co-hosts Beth White and Jenn Delvaux from the Office for Evangelization and Missionary Discipleship were joined by three very special guests that spoke about this matter. Courtney Christensen, the Communications Strategist for The Young Adult Engagement Team at the Archdioceses of Chicago, was with them for the first half-hour to speak about the importance of reaching and connecting to today’s millennials. Our co-hosts also spoke with Sue Lehocky, Director of Religious Education, at Divine Mercy in Winnetka and Gabriel Lerma, the Director of Alpha in Chicago. They shared their experience of Alpha and how it helps parishes “create a space where people can be introduced to the Kerygma” to ultimately help change the culture of the faith community providing a sense of welcoming and belonging for all. For upcoming events from The Young Adult Engagement Team visit their website at https://pvm.archchicago.org/events/father-greg-boyle. For more information about Alpha, visit their website at https://alphausa.org.

JORDAN LITTLE

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Jordan Little talked about an app he created called Community CupLift. It's an application that assists businesses, not for profits, and individuals gather resources to provide assistance for a myriad of reasons and so much more. Currently, Jordan is an account representative for Career Builders but from the way it looks he is also building his own career towards entrepreneurship.

Catholic Charities and Chicago Police Department’s Near North District Community Partnership Grows Stronger

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Catholic Charities work at our office at 721 North LaSalle, including much of the emergency services and family stabilization support provided to individuals and families, would not be possible without the help of the Chicago Police Department’s 18th District. For decades, Chicago Police have been an integral part of providing assistance to Catholic Charities and building a strong community police partnership. Catholic Charities Program Director for Family Stabilization Services, Debra Davis and Chicago Police Sergeant Christopher Schenk join Monsignor Boland to share more about Catholic Charities and Chicago police working together to ensure safety to neighborhoods and help to society’s most vulnerable.

Public Policy Issues Important to Catholics

Monday, March 18, 2019
Host: Bob Gilligan. Segment I: Paul Linton, a nationally-known attorney on abortion law, talks about abortion legislation that is pending before the Illinois legislature. Segment II: Melissa Hastings of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops joins Bob to talk about potential federal legislation that would help Dreamers and those individuals with Temporary Protected Status. Segment III: Don Carlson of Illinois People's Action joins Bob to talk about House Bill 2468, which would cap exorbitant rates on car title loans.

CATHOLIC CHICAGO WEEK IN REVIEW, MARCH 16 , 2019

Saturday, March 16, 2019
Catholic Schools Superintendent Dr. Jim Rigg and Holy Name Cathedral Rector Fr. Greg Sakowicz talk to Marian Catholic High School Principal Steve Tortorello about the school’s 60th anniversary. Deacon John Cook interviews radio personality Ed Crosby of the Prayze Cafe. Catholic Charities President Msgr. Michael Boland and his guests tell listeners how a partnership with Ladder Up provides tax preparation support for the needy. Fr. Greg Sakowicz and Graziano Marcheschi talk to organizers of a well-attended Way of the Cross observation that takes place in the streets of Chicago.

Segundo domingo de Cuaresma

viernes, marzo 15, 2019
Lectura y reflexión del Evangelio según San Lucas 9, 28b – 36 del domingo, 17 de marzo de 2019. Viernes, 15 de marzo de 2019.

Spanish-Language Leadership Conference/Downtown Stations of the Cross

Thursday, March 14, 2019
Hosts: Fr. Greg Sakowicz and Graziano Marcheschi. Segment I: The Instituto de Liderazgo Pastoral is offering a Spanish-language workshop this weekend titled, "Renew My Church, V Encuentro and Pastoral Formation." Guests: Jesus "Chuy" DeLeon; Nelly Lorenzo; Sr. Dominga Zapata. Segment II: Beniamino Rovagnati and Davide Bonicellli talk about the annual Stations of the Cross that will go from Daley Plaza to Holy Name Cathedral.

Accompaniment and Renew My Church

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Fr. Jason Malave, the Cardinal’s Liaison to Renew My Church and Cathy Walz Director of Pastoral Accompaniment for Renew My Church spoke on the theme of accompaniment. Both talked about what accompaniment is, how accompaniment has been important in their own personal lives and how accompaniment helped them be who they are today. We also journeyed into scripture and discussed how Jesus himself accompanied. Fr. Jason spoke one the importance of accompaniment within the Renew My Church process as we seek to make disciples, build communities and inspire witness. Our guests also shared practical applications for accompaniment moving forward.

Catholic Charities and Tax Preparation Assistance

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Each year, Catholic Charities collaborates with 400 partners and organizations to provide hope and opportunities to our neighbors in need. One organization we are grateful for is Ladder Up. For more than 20 years, Ladder up has helped people access the financial resources and opportunities needed to climb up and out of poverty. During tax season, they provide free tax preparation at four of our locations for individuals and families. Joining Monsignor Boland to share more about the importance of filing taxes and the different locations in Chicago that provide tax preparation assistance is Executive Director of Ladder Up, Christine Cheng and Special Projects Manager for Catholic Charities, Aisha Irvin.

ED CROSBY

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Ed Crosby is a Radio DJ, entrepreneur, and life coach. He shared with us his humble beginnings on Chicago's westside. His interest as a DJ began when he was 13 years old, and he was mentored by Kenny "Jammin'" Jason, who he is still friends with to this day. He was called by God to gospel music and has since founded the Prayze Cafe where he is the Program Director of Gospel Music.

Catholic Schools Today, March 11, 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019
Hosts: Dr. Jim Rigg and Fr. Greg Sakowicz. Segment I: Marian Catholic Celebrates 60 Years. Guest: Steve Tortorello. Segment II: St. Symphorosa's Prayer Partners. Guests: Linda Jania; Mary Shilney; Norah

CATHOLIC CHICAGO WEEK IN REVIEW, MARCH 9 , 2019

Saturday, March 9, 2019
SPRED stands for Special Religious Development, a ministry that helps parishes welcome persons with developmental disabilities into participation in the liturgical life of their parish. Program host Graziano Marcheschi talks with SPRED representatives Sr. Mary Therese Harrington and Joe Quane. Graz also visits with Rachel Fulton Brown, a Mariology expert from the University of Chicago. Deacon John Cook interviews the principal of Augustus Tolton Academy, Phillip Bazil. Catholic Charities President Msgr. Michael Boland and his guests talk about the importance of advocating for the people they have the privilege to serve. The Director of the Office of Human Dignity and Solidarity, Ryan Lents, speaks with Sajith Silva about the importance of Catholic Relief Services. And Deacons Richard Hudzik and Dave Brencic visit with Dawn Fitzpatrick who heads up respect-life initiatives for the Archdiocese of Chicago.

Primer domingo de Cuaresma

viernes, marzo 8, 2019
Conversacion con nuestros invitados, Nelly Lorenzo, directora del Instituto de Liderazgo Pastoral (ILP) y Daniel Ramirez, director asociado del ILP, para hablar del taller “Renueva mi Iglesia, V Encuentro y Formación Pastoral” a celebrarse en Ntra. Sra. Del Monte en Cicero el sábado 16 de marzo. Lectura y reflexión del Evangelio según San Lucas 4, 1-13 del domingo, 10 de marzo de 2019. Viernes, 8 de marzo de 2019.

Marriage, Chastity and Respect for Life Arise from God’s Love for Each of us.

Thursday, March 7, 2019
The Archdiocese’s Senior Coordinator for Respect Life Ministry and Chastity Education Dawn Fitzpatrick joins Deacons Dave Brencic and Richard Hudzik for a discussion on the witness of marriage, the meaning of chastity and how both topics relate to respect for life. Employing an anthropology that articulates our status as Children of God, the conversation addresses the fact that God’s love for us both dignifies us and calls for us to honor each other with dignity.

National Catholic Sisters Week (March 8 to 14) and the 150th anniversary of the Little Sisters of the Poor

Thursday, March 7, 2019
Today’s show features the National Catholic Sisters Week (March 8 to 14) and the 150th anniversary of the Little Sisters of the Poor. Sister Ann Oestreich, IHM, National Coordinator of the National Catholic Sisters Project talks about a new documentary featuring four Catholic Sisters and various events being held nationally and in Chicago. For more details, visit www.nationalcatholicsistersproject.org and click on Events. Sr. Marichui Bringas, CCVI, Coordinator of Vocaciones Hispanas of the National Catholic Sisters Project and a CAVA member resides in San Antonio. Sr. Marichui talks about the national discernment weekend for Latina women. Sr. Carolyn Martin, lsp, talks about the history of the Little Sisters of the Poor arrival in the United States 150 years ago and the various celebrations nationally and locally. All are welcome to the April 14 event in Chicago. Visit www.littlesistersofthepoorchicago.org or call 773-935-9600 or 773-484-8444 for details.

CRS Rice Bowl and Dumb Ox Ministries

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
On today’s show, Ryan speaks with Sajith Silva, a global ambassador with Catholic Relief Services. Sajith shares about his life and work with returning refugees in Sri Lanka. They also discuss opportunities to participate in the CRS Rice Bowl program during this Lenten season. On the second half of today’s show, Dawn welcomes Adam Fuselier and Mary Bielski of Dumb Ox Ministries to discuss how pornography is dangerous because it is against God’s plan. In a lively discussion, they unveil the truth about the perniciousness and addictive nature of pornography, and how prevalent it is in today’s society for children and adults. Finally, they discuss the hope that exists to conquer this cultural issue.

PRINCIPAL PHILLIP BAZIL

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
On today's program Principal Phillip Bazil of Augustus Tolton Academy discussed his path to being the principal at the newly formed school. He praised his great staff and student body and they have taken the Academic bowl two years straight. He's looking to create scholars and saints while incorporating a balanced S.T.R.E.A.M. curriculum at ATA. Principal Bazil is also a loving father of three boys who love sharing memorable times together.

Catholic Charities Advocacy Days

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
An important part of living out our faith is a commitment to work on behalf of and with the hungry, sick, poor and strangers in need. The people who turn to Catholic Charities for help are often the voiceless, living on the margins and sometimes forgotten. We have been the voice of those in need, and advocate to elected leadership to never lose sight of the poor when developing policies. Every year, Catholic Charities staff and board members take an annual trip to the State Capitol in Springfield to advocate on behalf of our clients and programs. This year, Advocacy Days take place March 26-27. Catholic Charities Director of Government Relations, Stephanie Johnson and Director of Government Grants and Advocacy, Ann Grelecki join Monsignor Boland to share more about the integral role of Catholic Charities Office of Government Relations in furthering the mission of the agency.

SPRED/Mary and the Art of Prayer

Monday, March 4, 2019
Host: Graziano Marcheschi. Segment I: SPRED stands for Special Religious Development. It's a ministry of the church that helps parishes welcome persons with developmental disabilities into participation in the liturgical life of their parish. Guests: Sr. Mary Therese Harrington; Joe Quane. Segment II: Rachel Fulton Brown talks about her most recent book, Mary and the Art of Prayer: The Hours of the Virgin in Medieval Christian Life and Thought.

CATHOLIC CHICAGO WEEK IN REVIEW, MARCH 2 , 2019

Saturday, March 2, 2019
Holy Name Cathedral Rector Fr. Greg Sakowicz and Loyola University C-F-O Wayne Magdziarz interview Wayne Messmer, the actor who performs in the one-person play, “Damien.” Catholic Charities President Msgr. Michael Boland talks about the challenges of meeting the needs of our senior citizens. Todd Williamson and Timothy Johnston discuss the Season of Lent. And Fr. Greg Sakowicz and Graziano Marcheschi visit with Mark Schmeltzer, Director of Communications for Mercy Home for Boys and Girls.

Mercy Home for Boys and Girls/24th Annual Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Jerusalem Lecture

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Hosts: Fr. Greg Sakowicz and Graziano Marcheschi. Segment I: Mercy Home for Boys and Girls gives at-risk children a safe place to live, therapy to heal from the trauma of abuse and neglect, and tools like education and job skills to help them build independence. Guest: Mark Schmeltzer. Segment II: The 24th annual Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Jerusalem Lecture will be held Monday, March 11 at DePaul University in Lincoln Park. Guests: Dr. Malka Simkovich; Dr. Jon Nilson.

THE THEOLOGY AND SPIRITUALITY OF THE GREAT SEASON OF LENT

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
In this broadcast of Focus on the Liturgy co-hosts Timothy Johnston, from Liturgy Training Publications, and Todd Williamson, from the Office of Divine Worship, discuss the great season of Lent! They explore the theology and spirituality of the season and the journey we are called to make during the 40 days. In addition, Timothy and Todd discuss the Sunday Liturgies, the Mass texts and the readings of Lent, as well as some of the symbols, traditions and other practices of the season.

Catholic Charities and Senior Services in Lake County

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
As our population ages, Catholic Charities is blessed and committed to help build a culture that honors and values our oldest members, treating them with love, compassion and dignity. For more than 35 years, Catholic Charities has provided resources and services to seniors in Lake County including meals, socialization activities, home care, adult day services, and other community-based support so they could remain healthy and engaged in their own homes or our facilities. Catholic Charities is also the sole provider of federally funded programs in Lake County for seniors, such as Meals on Wheels. . Joining Monsignor Boland to talk about Catholic Charities senior services in Lake County are Marla Harris, department director of senior services and Meisha Lyons, associate vice-president of senior services.

SHAKIRA LUSTER/KIRIANA WILLIAMS

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Today's program concludes our celebration of Black History Month with 7th grade and 8th grade students Shakira Luster and Kiriana Williams of St. Ethelreda Elementary school. Shakira was taught chess by her dad Eric Luster who is also St. Ethelreda school's chess coach. Shakira ranks in the 100 of her age class in the United States. Kiriana recently competed and won a tournament regionally. Both girls are great students who are ambitious and goal oriented. They enjoy a normal child's life but have other interests that are strongly supported by their parents. We are hopeful that their interests takes them far and that they continue to excel in the game of chess.

Wayne Messmer performs in "Damien"/Diveheart

Monday, February 25, 2019
Hosts: Fr. Greg Sakowicz and Wayne Magdziarz. Segment I: Wayne Messmer is a professional speaker, singer, broadcaster, author and actor. He joins us in-studio to talk about the one-person play, "Damien," by Aldyth Morris. Wayne's next performance of "Damien" will be Saturday, March 2, at Christ the King Church in Lombard. Guests: Wayne Messmer; Dick Clish; Rich Spada. Segment II: Diveheart is a non-profit organization that uses scuba diving to help build confidence and self-esteem in children, adults and veterans with disabilities. Guests: Jim Elliott; Gabe Spataro.

CATHOLIC CHICAGO WEEK IN REVIEW, FEBRUARY 23 , 2019

Saturday, February 23, 2019
Catholic Conference of Illinois Executive Director Bob Gilligan talks with Peter Steinfels, former editor of Commonweal magazine and a religion reporter for the New York Times. Deacon John Cook continues his celebration of Black History Month by talking with Ronald Guhl, hair stylist and foster father of six boys whom raised alone. Catholic Charities President Msgr. Michael Boland and his guests talk about their very successful partnership with Fenwick High School. And Mission Matters host Megan Mio visits with a Dominican sister whose life in ministry brought her from Nigeria to helping people in the Chicago area.

Preaching Truth By Our Lives

Thursday, February 21, 2019
Megan sits down with Sr. Perpetua Chime, who is a Dominican Sister of St. Catherine of Siena of Gusau, Nigeria. Sr. Perpetua teaches at St. Angela School in Chicago. Her sisters serve as missionaries all over Nigeria and in Ghana, and she has made mission appeals for them. Sr. Perpetua tells the story of her discernment to become a Dominican Sister and describes the charism and work of the Dominicans with communities in need.

Reflecting the Community We Serve

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Understanding a person’s culture is an essential part for building trust to foster an environment of evangelization and hospitality. Host Beth White, Director of the Office for Evangelization and Missionary Discipleship, speaks with Evangelization Coordinators Alicja Pozywio and José Coronel about their first-hand experiences of interacting and engaging with the Polish and Latino communities during various Evangelization Days and Taste of Alpha events. They discuss the significance of understanding a community’s shared beliefs and values, and what it means for them to be a reflection of these diverse communities that make up the Church. For information about upcoming Evangelization Days and Taste of Alpha events visit the Archdiocese website.

Catholic Charities and Fenwick High School Partnership

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Catholic Charities has 15,000 volunteers who provide valuable support and expertise while carrying out the mission of serving the most vulnerable. With the help of volunteers Catholic Charities is able to strengthen and support individuals, families and communities through more than 150 programs serving those most in need in Cook and Lake counties every year. As a way of growing community partnerships, Catholic Charities partners with academic institutions at various levels including high schools and colleges. One program that has successfully grown and continues to instill new ways of giving back is the Christian Service Project at Fenwick High School in Oak Park. Catholic Charities Regional Director for the west region of Cook County, Esmeralda Zepeda and Theology teacher and Moderator of the Fenwick High School Christian Service Project, Brother John Steilberg join Monsignor Boland to share more about this unique partnership.

RONALD GUHL/DEONTA ANDERSON

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Today's interviews continue the Black History Month celebration. First we had Ronald Guhl, hair stylist and Foster father of 6 boys whom raised alone. He shared his faith story with us. Later in the program, Hales Franciscan student Deonta Anderson shared information regarding the Hales Franciscan clothing drive.

Public Policy Issues Important to Catholics

Monday, February 18, 2019
Host: Bob Gilligan. Segment I: Peter Steinfels, former editor of Commonweal magazine and a religion reporter for the New York Times, joins Bob to talk about the essay he wrote a few weeks ago in which he extensively examined the Pennsylvania grand jury report. Segment II: Clarke Forsythe, general counsel of Americans United for Life, joins Bob to talk about two abortion bills introduced this week: one that would repeal Illinois' parental notification law, and the other that would repeal the state's current law regulating abortion. Segment III: Sen. Chuck Weaver, R-Peoria, joins Bob to talk about Senate Bill 156, which would allow inmates in the state's prisons access to online job sites so they can apply for jobs for when they are released. Segment IV: Kris Cortes, board memeber of Aid for Women, joins Bob to talk about the organization's new location in Flossmoor.

CATHOLIC CHICAGO WEEK IN REVIEW, FEBRUARY 16 , 2019

Saturday, February 16, 2019
Dr. Jim Rigg and Holy Name Cathedral Rector Fr. Greg Sakowicz explore St. Ethelreda School’s chess team. Deacon John Cook celebrates Black History Month with an accomplished communications guru. Monsignor Michael Boland discusses the importance of good mental health. The Office for Lifelong Formation seeks wisdom from a new book. And Fr. Greg and Graziano Marcheschi talk about the World Day of the Sick, and then finish up with the Annual Catholic Appeal.

World Day of the Sick/Annual Catholic Appeal

Thursday, February 14, 2019
Hosts: Fr. Greg Sakowicz and Graziano Marcheschi. Segment I: February 11 marked the World Day of the Sick, an observation started by Pope John Paul II in 1992 to encourage people to pray for those who suffer from illness and for their caregivers. Guests: Fr. William Grogan; Mary Jo Quick. Segment II: The Annual Catholic Appeal kicks off Sunday, February 17. Guests: Elizabeth Anastasia; Fr. Wayne Watts; Brendan Keating; Barbara Collins; Teresa Battaglia

Wisdom for All Ages

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Who are the notably wise among us? Guests Joellyn Cicciarelli and Santiago Cortes-Sjoberg of Loyola Press inspire listeners in conversation about a book release entitled, Sharing the Wisdom of Time. The book consists of a global collection of personal stories from elders empowered by faith with wisdom. This is a treasure-trove by Pope Francis and Friends to guide young and old with exceptional advice. Real life stories of Love, Hope, Struggle, Death and Work align with the Pascal Mystery relevant to our everyday lives. Fr. Greg Boyle, Leah Chase and Fr. Desmond O’Grady are featured. The faith lens of each story is where true inspiration for reflection is found. The show is hosted by Patricia Malinowski and co-hosted by Juan Pablo Padilla.

Catholic Charities and the Importance of Good Mental Health

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Many know the importance of good mental health, but how do you achieve it? Often times, thoughts and behaviors can help determine if you or a loved one needs help. Catholic Charities offers behavioral health care and counseling services, helping those we serve achieve optimal quality of life, health and well-being. Joining Monsignor Boland to discuss how Catholic Charities incorporates wellness and recovery principals to help clients become self-sufficient and healthy are Pat Broderick and Bob Arvidson who work as counselors in Catholic Charities Holbrook Counseling Center.

CREOLA HAMPTON

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
The guest on this program was Creola Hampton, President of Greaterworks Integrated Communications, Inc. She is an accomplished communications guru with a vast history of improving clients' return on their investment for her services. She is married and has three daughters who are achieving even greater works, making her another great example and reason to celebrate Black History Month.

Catholic Schools Today, February 11, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019
Hosts: Dr. Jim Rigg and Fr. Greg Sakowicz. Segment I: St. Ethelreda's Chess Team. Guests: Eric Luster and students Kiriana and Shakira. Segment II: Our Lady of Tepeyac High School's STEM Learning. Guests: Erin Thomassen and student Isabel.

CATHOLIC CHICAGO WEEK IN REVIEW, FEBRUARY 9, 2019

Saturday, February 9, 2019
Holy Name Cathedral Rector Fr. Greg Sakowicz and Graziano Marcheschi of Shalom Media talk with old friend Fr. John Cusick about his new book. Fr. Greg and Graz also speak to lay man Len Reynolds from the Gary, Indiana diocese about his efforts to combat human trafficking. Deacon John Cook visits with an entrepreneur to kick off Black History Month. Ryan Lents from the Office of Human Dignity and Solidarity explores Missionary Discipleship in Action. Sr. Mary Kay Brooks interviews the vocation director for the School Sisters of Notre Dame. And the deacons explore the wisdom gained through illness and injury.

Quinto domingo del tiempo ordinario

viernes, febrero 8, 2019
Lectura y reflexión del Evangelio según San Lucas 5, 1-11 del domingo, 10 de febrero de 2019. Viernes, 8 de febrero de 2019.

Everyday Discernment

Thursday, February 7, 2019
Today we explored how we can discern our life's desires everyday. Sister Bridget Waldorf, SSND shared with us her learnings and wisdom about discernment personally and in her work as vocation director for the School Sisters of Notre Dame. Listen for the five L's of discernment.

Wisdom from Suffering

Thursday, February 7, 2019
Deacons Stuart Heyes and Dave Brencic join Deacon Richard Hudzik for a discussion on the ministerial response to those suffering from illness. Deacon Dave related his own recent lengthy recovery from some broken bones and Deacon Stuart spoke of the efforts of parish-based ministers of care. These many minsters of care, assisted by some deacons, engage in one-on-one visiting, with prayer and the Eucharist. The ministers of care attend to both body and soul of those separated from physical presence at the Sunday Eucharist. The difficult concept of redemptive suffering was raised, as expressed in St. Paul’s Letter to the Colossians and in Pope St. John Paul’s letter “Salvfici doloris.”

Missionary Discipleship in Action

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
On today’s show, Ryan Lents welcomes fellow Office of Human Dignity and Solidarity staff member Carolina Perez to share her recent experience of World Youth Day in Panama. In the second half the show, Ryan is joined by Andrew Lyke and Sue Ross to discuss the 2019 Catholic Social Ministry Gathering in Washington, D.C.

MCLANE LOMAX

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
McLane Lomax was our guest to kick off black history month. He and his wife share a lecture ministry at St. Catherine/St. Lucy parish in Oak Park and they have four children. He's an entrepreneur who represents both Colonial Life and Obama Energy, whose founder has created an innovative smart street light pole, thus continuing the legacy of great black inventors.

Never Be Ordinary/The Share Group USA

Monday, February 4, 2019
Hosts: Fr. Greg Sakowicz and Graziano Marcheschi. Segment I: Fr. John Cusick talks about his new book, "Never Be Ordinary: Wisdom from My Father." Segment II: Len Reynolds is a lay man who has created an effort to fight human trafficking called The Share Group USA.

CATHOLIC CHICAGO WEEK IN REVIEW, FEBRUARY 2, 2019

Saturday, February 2, 2019
Holy Name Cathedral Rector Fr. Greg Sakowicz and Loyola University C-F-O Wayne Magdziarz celebrate Catholic Schools Week in a conversation with Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic Schools Superintendent Dr. Jim Rigg and Mary Iannucilli, the principal of Cardinal Joseph Bernardin School in Orland Hills. Deacon John Cook visits with a teacher from St. Ailbe Elementary School. Catholic Charities President Msgr. Michael Boland talks to two people who help provide shelter for the homeless. And Fr. Greg Sakowicz and Wayne Magdziarz visit with two key members of the Renew My Church team, Fr. Jason Malave and Paul Goe

ED BURNS

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Today's guest was Ed Burns, teacher at St. Ailbe elementary school. He shared the history of Catholic Schools Week and the history of St. Ailbe. We we're also joined by students Micah, Zachary, and Daryl who shared their experiences at St. Ailbe and their hopes of furthering their education at a Catholic high school.

Catholic Schools Week/Renew My Church

Monday, January 28, 2019
Hosts: Fr. Greg Sakowicz and Wayne Magdziarz. It's Catholic Schools Week across the United States. Guests: Dr. Jim Rigg; Mary Iannucilli. Segment II: An update on Renew My Church. Guests: Fr. Jason Malave; Paul Goetz.

CATHOLIC CHICAGO WEEK IN REVIEW, JANUARY 26, 2019

Saturday, January 26, 2019
Catholic Conference of Illinois Executive Director Bob Gilligan visits with Kevin Appleby to help bring some clarity to what is happening along our border with Mexico. Deacon John Cook talks with Andrew Lyke about his health challenges and the ministry he shares with his wife. On our Focus on the Liturgy program, co-hosts Danielle Noe and Todd Williamson discuss the season of Ordinary Time. And Holy Name Cathedral Rector Fr. Greg Sakowicz and Graziano Marcheschi of Shalom Media have an impressive guest list to discuss the Gathering VIII.

Tercer domingo del tiempo ordinario

viernes, enero 25, 2019
Lectura y reflexión del Evangelio según San Lucas 1, 1-4;4:14-21 del domingo, 27 de enero de 2019. Viernes, 25 de enero de 2019.
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