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  • 13 December 2016 at 18 : 39 PM

    Christmas Today

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    God loves us so much that He wants to “touch” us , to be with us and so became one of us on this earth. In this program, Fr. Mike talks about this “touch” of God. God “touched” Mary and chose her to be the instrument of bringing God’s human body to life. He goes […]

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  • 28 November 2016 at 21 : 57 PM

    Catholic Insights VIII

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    Fr. Mike says that he is often bombarded by people with the question “Why do Catholics call their priests ‘Father’ when scripture says “Call no man Father.” Dr. Ruth is bothered by that same question. So they explore this together. The bible also says “Call no man Rabbi or Teacher.” So in order to get […]

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  • 22 November 2016 at 17 : 44 PM

    Catholic Insights VII

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    In this seventh of the series entitled Catholic Insights, Fr. Mike and Dr. Ruth discuss celibacy for Catholic Priests. Dr. Ruth stated that there is not scriptural basis for it.  Fr. Mike refers to the fact that Jesus wasn’t married and the sections in Paul’s letters that substantiate this. Fr. Mike stresses that celibacy is […]

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  • 17 November 2016 at 17 : 46 PM

    Discover Jesus – Kingdom

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    Have you ever wanted to change the world, to move it in another direction? That is what Jesus was about when He wanted to bring about the Kingdom of God. In this program, Fr. Mike talks about the Gospel of Mark, especially with regard to the Kingdom. When Mark speaks of the Kingdom, he means […]

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  • 4 November 2016 at 20 : 08 PM

    Family Abuse with Christauria Welland

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    Can you believe that even in Catholic families over 90 million women suffer abuse  and/or violence – physical, psychological or sexual? In this interview Fr. Mike talks with Christauria Welland, author of How can we help to end violence in Catholic families? published in six languages and distributed over the world. They discuss the size […]

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  • 27 October 2016 at 20 : 15 PM

    Judging Justice

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    Sometimes what we know is right in our hearts, what our conscience tells us, is not always what the law states. In this interview, Fr. Mike and Cynthia Ludvigsen discuss her role as a judge and the challenges she faces every day. Cynthia states that a judge has a solitary life. It is difficult to […]

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  • 19 October 2016 at 21 : 10 PM

    Catholic Insights 6 – Apocryphal Books

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    In this sixth segment of the Catholic Insights Series, Fr. Mike and Dr. Ruth discuss the 14 or 15 books that are in the Catholic Bible but not in the Protestant one. Fr. Mike talks about the value of these books, highlighting Tobit,  Daniel, Machabees and Wisdom. He tells a bit about their history and […]

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  • 3 October 2016 at 17 : 12 PM

    Catholic Insights 4 – Institutional Church

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    In the fourth of this series about the differences and unity of Protestant and Catholic religions, Fr. Mike and Dr. Ruth discuss Jesus and the Church. They agree that sometimes people place more emphasis on the ceremonies or obligations of the church than on one’s relationship with Jesus. Being a Christian is primarily accepting Jesus […]

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  • 3 October 2016 at 17 : 15 PM

    Discovering Jesus — Liberating Mercy

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    So many of us are slaves of powerful things! We need mercy. We raise the white flag and yell “Help”. In this program, Fr. Mike talks about all the words for mercy in different languages with their subtle changes of meaning – Hebrew, Greek, Latin, Spanish, etc. Each one illuminates a bit more about what […]

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  • 21 September 2016 at 19 : 41 PM

    I Desire Mercy

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      Perhaps you remember Hunnicutt from MASH, the awarding winning TV comedy with Alan Alda. Mike Farrell played Hunnicutt and is our guest in this program. Mike is very involved with social concerns now. He discusses his Irish Catholic home with Fr. Mike and goes on to tell more of his interesting personal history. They […]

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  • 9 September 2016 at 17 : 13 PM

    Discovering Jesus – God of Mercy (R)

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    What do you do when you don’t know where to go? When things are so bad that there doesn’t seem to be a way out? Maybe that’ s when we need to cry out “Mercy, Mercy!”. As Fr. Mike says in this program, we want to be accepted, want a place where we are welcome. […]

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  • 26 August 2016 at 19 : 09 PM

    Confronting Life–Part One

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    In this, the first of a two part interview, Father Mike talks to Julie Carrick, the founder of the Carrick Ministries Foundation. The two of them discuss faith and where that is found in both family and community.  Both entities are not always easy to live with and in; both can frustrate us, so why […]

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  • 24 August 2016 at 23 : 33 PM

    Discover Jesus – STORY TELLER

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    In a previous show, Father Mike took on the “Diverse Apostles” called by Jesus to carry his message.  This week, the topic is Jesus himself as the “Story Teller!”  The stories Jesus told and the method he used in delivering those messages is the topic of today’s program. Jesus used metaphors and in doing so […]

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  • 5 August 2016 at 20 : 37 PM

    K of C Mission

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    The Knights of Columbus is a men’s organization in the Catholic Church which provides a variety of services for those in need. In 1882 Fr. Michael J. McGivney  was at a wake in his church and became aware of how destitute the widow and children were. So he gathered some men from the parish to help […]

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  • 28 July 2016 at 17 : 52 PM

    9/11 Everyday with Frank Panico

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    We live in a world where abortion is accepted. What can we do to bear witness to the honesty and truth of the Church’s position on abortion? In this interview by Fr. Mike, Frank Panico, a movie director and producer, relates the astounding statistics of 3,000 babies killed every day in America. The 9/11 incident […]

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  • 25 July 2016 at 17 : 48 PM

    Discover Jesus – Mercy

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    There are difficult situations in life when we don’t know where to go. We cry out for mercy. Will someone show me mercy? In this program, Fr. Mike talks about all the different times in our lives when we need mercy, when we need forgiveness. He looks at the stories in the Old Testament, especially […]

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