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Vocations

First Friday Monthly: 9–9:30 a.m.
Relevant Radio 950 AM

 

Fr. Francis Bitterman, director of the Archdiocese of Chicago’s Vocations Office, leads a discussion on the first Friday of every month about the vocation process. Fr. Bitterman talks about the work of creating a culture supportive of vocations through promotion, education and parish-based efforts to raise awareness.

A Conversation with Two Young Adult Catholics

Friday, February 1, 2013
Fr. Brian Welter interviews 2 Young Adult Catholics making an impact in the Archdiocese. Jack Butler, Youth and Young Adult minister at St. Damian Parish in Oak Forest, and Emily Warpinski, Young Adult Outreach Coordinator for the Respect Life Office were live in the studio on Friday, Feb. 1st.

Feast of Epiphany and Vocations

Friday, January 4, 2013
Fr. Andrew Wawrzyn and Fr. Shawn Gould join Fr. Brian in a discussion about the Feast of Epiphany and vocations in this one hour show.

A Conversation with Fr. Andrew Wawrzyn

Friday, December 7, 2012
A conversation on vocations to the priesthood with Fr. Andrew Wawrzyn: We will touch on the insight of Blessed John Paul II with regard to celibacy and the priesthood.

St. Joseph College Seminary

Friday, November 2, 2012
Fr. Brian Welter talks with Fr. Mike Scherschel, Assistant Vocation Director at St. Joseph College Seminary, and seminarian Joe Oborski. Their conversation covers seminary life, Quigley Scholars, and preparing for priesthood.

A Conversation with Sr. Alicia Torres

Friday, October 5, 2012
Sister Alicia Torres is a Franciscan Sister of the Eucharist, who serves at the Mission of Our Lady of the Angels in Humboldt Park.

A Conversation with Fr. Jonathan Bakkelund.

Friday, September 7, 2012
Fr. Brian Welter speaks to Fr. Jonathan Bakkelund about his Vocation Story, his passion for teaching, and his desire to pass on the faith. Fr. Bakkelund is from St. Mary’s Parish in Huntley, IL.

A Conversation with Sr. Helena Burns

Friday, August 3, 2012
Host Fr. Brian Welter talks with his guest, Sr. Helena Burns. Sr. Helena shares with us her motivation behind her new book--- He Speaks To You. Vocations to the religious life were also discussed.

Totus Tuus

Friday, July 6, 2012
Fr. Brian Welter interviews 2 seminarians, Dan Folwaczny and Oswald Avile, who are both teaching in the Totus Tuus program this summer. Totus Tuus is a week-long parish mission for youth. We hire college students, and seminarians to teach these faith-filled and fun parish missions.Dan and Oswald shared their experiences of teaching Totus Tuus this summer.

A Conversation with Fr. Brendan Lupton

Friday, June 1, 2012
Host Fr. Brian Welter talks to Fr. Brendan Lupton about his calling to the priesthood and his vocation.

Ordination to the Priesthood

Friday, May 4, 2012
Host Fr. Brian Welter talks with two men who will be ordained to the priesthood on May 14th at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago.
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