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  • 10 June 2014 at 03 : 07 AM

    God’s Troubadour Part 1

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    Perhaps you have heard of John Michael Talbot, a former rock and roll musician turned famed religious musician and singer, but you may not know his unusual story. God turned his life around. In this interview John Michael tells Fr. Mike of his conversion from a Methodist to Catholic and how that occurred. In 1971 […]

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  • 10 June 2014 at 03 : 42 AM

    God’s Women: Eve

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    Who are the women that God gives to us in the Hebrew Bible? You may be embarrassed and even shocked by their stories. Fr. Mike begins a series on the women in the Hebrew Bible. He finds that not all have lofty images. Some have stories that would make a racy novel with the women […]

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  • 10 June 2014 at 03 : 21 AM

    God’s Women Sarah

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    Can you imagine a woman being sold into a harem by her husband? Can we find God in the midst of this? In this program, Fr. Mike tells the story of Sarah, the wife of Abram, who lived in Ur, southern Iraq today. They were well off but were asked by God to leave and […]

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  • 10 June 2014 at 03 : 54 AM

    Voice From Jesus Land

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    Our news is filled with much information about the West Bank and Gaza. Do we ever think about Palestinians being Christians, being Catholics? In this interview with Fr. Mike, Jamal Nassar, a Palestinian Catholic, talks about what it means to be just that. He was born in Jerusalem and can trace his ancestry back to […]

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  • 10 June 2014 at 03 : 22 AM

    Return to Family with Norma Cumpian

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    There are more people in prison in the United States than anywhere else in the world. What can we, as Christians, do to help those in prison? Fr. Mike interviews Norma Cumpian, a woman who was in an abusive relationship, made bad choices, and ended up convicted of second degree murder. She was pregnant at […]

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  • 10 June 2014 at 03 : 47 AM

    Sing to the Lord with Lorraine Hess

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    Music has great power. In this interview Fr. Mike and Lorraine Hess talk about what music can do for prayer. Lorraine is a Catholic musician who writes and sings her own music. She talks about her experience of Katrina in her home town of New Orleans. From this trauma, some of her best music was […]

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  • 10 June 2014 at 03 : 19 AM

    Rare Joy

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    What do you say to your 18 year old daughter when the doctor tells her that she has cancer? How do you deal with that? In this interview, Fr. Mike talks to the parents of Rebecca Stepusin about their journey with her for nineteen months as she dealt with this devastating disease. During that time, […]

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  • 10 June 2014 at 03 : 37 AM

    God’s Women – Rachel

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    We all know about falling in love. Are there stories about falling in love in the Bible? In this program, Fr. Mike talks about Jacob falling in love with Rachel. It was love at first sight.Fr. Mike gives the historical context of the story of Rachel, including the deception of Laban, her father — actually […]

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  • 10 June 2014 at 03 : 07 AM

    God’s Women: Rebecca

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    Today we hear a lot about dysfunctional families. Are there dysfunctional families in the Bible? In this program, Fr. Mike looks at the story of Isaac and Rebecca. You remember that Isaac is the son of Abraham whom he tried to sacrifice to God. Then when Isaac is ready for marriage, Abraham sends a servant […]

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  • 10 June 2014 at 03 : 46 AM

    The Big Way

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    Imagine watching NCIS Los Angeles and recognizing a person on the show. That happened to Fr. Mike.In this interview with Augusto Valverde, Fr. Mike asks him how all this came to be. Augusto ‘s mother is a woman of strong faith and so he grew up knowing about God. His father died when he was […]

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  • 10 June 2014 at 03 : 24 AM

    To See Again with Deborah Ouelette

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    Sometimes we go blissfully along and then something happens that changes our lives. In this interview, Fr. Mike questions Deborah Ouelette about her life. She was born and raised a Catholic in a wonderful Polish Catholic family. They moved to Detroit in the early 70’s in the midst of all the racial problems of the […]

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  • 10 June 2014 at 03 : 59 AM

    God’s Women Miriam

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    Imagine if you were pregnant and the government wanted to kill your son when he was born! That is the beginning of this story of Miriam whose mother gave birth to Moses. Miriam had an essential role in the life of Moses. She herself was a Prophetess who could speak in God’s name. As Fr. […]

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  • 10 June 2014 at 03 : 35 AM

    God’s Women: Tamar

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    Imagine a woman who poses as a prostitute and sleeps with her father-in-law. Would you expect that story to be in the Bible? Probably not, but the story of Tamar is in the Book of Genesis. She is often unknown and her story may shock you.Fr. Mike, as he has done in this series on […]

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  • 10 June 2014 at 03 : 11 AM

    SEGway to Girl Power

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    Imagine a college sophomore helping to change the world! At this time of Winter Olympics, we admire all those wonderful athletes. Here in this interview we have an athlete who is doing even more. Lindsay Brown is a dedicated soccer player. She made the team at Notre Dame but her dream is even higher. She […]

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  • 10 June 2014 at 03 : 46 AM

    Never Lost with Damien Minna

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    Imagine a young football star with lots of ability and an unlimited future. Then things are turned upside down. Damien earned his degree and had a good job. Then one day he was out on Lake Mead. Somehow he fell off a pontoon boat and injured himself seriously. It turned out that he was paralyzed […]

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  • 10 June 2014 at 03 : 18 AM

    God’s Women: Rahab

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    Would you be surprised to find a prostitute listed in the Genealogy of Jesus? Rahab is there. In this program, Fr. Mike tells the story of Rahab who is living in the beautiful city of Jericho, the one with the famous wall. The Jews are planning to come on their way to the Holy Land […]

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