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Living Eucharist is a series on Radio Maria that will explore the many facets of Eucharistic life toward healing and holiness. Taking from Blessed Pope John Paul II’s “Ecclesia de Eucharistia”, Kathleen will emphasize the transformative power of the Sacrament of Divine Love to “rekindle Eucharistic amazement”.
Tune in on Mondays at 6pm Eastern, 5pm Central journey deeper into a life centered on the Eucharist.
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with best-selling, prolific author Patrica Treece about her new book entitled, “Nothing Short of A Miracle: God’s Healing Power In Modern Saints” (Sophia Press). They discuss the many accounts of miraculous cures through the intercession of modern saints and the strengthening of our hope and trust in God’s infinite mercy that heals.
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Leila Lawler about her new book by Sophia Press, “The Little Oratory: A Beginner’s Guide to Praying In The Home.” They discuss the primacy of prayer within the context of the domestic church, how to foster family prayer and sharing of the faith, the role of sacred art to strengthen our prayer life and the importance of creating a little oratory in every home where God can honored and the family can gather. Leila shares practical ways to engage children in the prayer life of the family and what to do when only one parent takes the spiritual life seriously?
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Monsignor Richard Soseman regarding his vocation story, the joy of priesthood, advice for seminarians, his work for the cause of beatification of Archbishop Fulton Sheen, his book, Reflections from Rome: Practical Thoughts on Faith & Family (endorsed by Raymond Cardinal Burke), his work at the Congregation for the Clergy in Vatican City where he lives. Monsignor also dialogues about the Congregation for the Clergy’s initiative and booklet, Eucharistic Adoration for the Sanctification for Priests and Spiritual Maternity. They discuss Kathleen’s new book endorsed by Monsignor Soseman: Praying for Priests: A Mission for the New Evangelization and the launch of a new apostolate, “Foundation of Prayer for Priests” wherein they collaborate to magnify the initiative of the Congregation for the Clergy. They also present the history and mission of intercessory prayer for the interior renewal of priests for the New Evangelization.
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Renee Bondi, Founder of Bondi Ministries, about her amazing personal testimony that includes a bizarre accident that shattered her spine and left her quadriplegic. Renee’s story is one of a woman of graced love, courage, and joy! Her story amazes audiences and speaks to the meaning and value of suffering united to Christ’s. Renee shares her anointed music on the program also–music that soothes the hearts of many.
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Fr. George Zeck, Theresa Garry and Kathleen Braun, mothers of priest sons, on the importance of praying for priests for the New Evangelization. Theresa has gathered mothers of priests in Duluth Diocese, MN to advance spiritual motherhood. They share about their son’s call to the priesthood. Fr. George discusses how priests are supported by prayers and sacrifices. They dialogue about the Congregation for Clergy initiative for the interior renewal of priests, spiritual motherhood, and the launch of the new apostolate “Foundation of Prayer for Priests.”
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with John Sacco, Manager of Communications for Magnificat Monthly Magazine regarding the impact of Magnificat for the formation of a deep liturgical prayer life. John shares how Magnificat began in France through the inspiration of Mr. Pierre Marie Dumont. They discuss how we long to experience Jesus Christ in prayer and that Magnificat aims to help readers encounter the Lord through the Church’s liturgical life, reflections and beauty. They also share about the impact of Magnificat on young people. John invites everyone to email for one free copy at: email@example.com
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Kate Sweeney, Director of Programs for Endow (Educating on the Nature and Dignity of Women). Kate, a graduate of Franciscan University of Steubenville, shares her journey as a missionary worker with teen girls to her work with Endow, a Catholic study program for women. They discuss how Endow programs have enriched the lives of countless women by educating on the dignity and vocation of women.
Kate also shares how the Lord has called her to enter The Sisters of Life, a religious community of women founded for the protection and enhancement of the sacredness of every human life.
Kathleen Beckman gives testimony to the healing power of the Most Holy Rosary. Explaining the origin of the Rosary and it’s scriptural basis, Kathleen shares stories of how the Rosary is a spiritual weapon and a powerful means of intercessory prayer. Walking with Mary through the life of Jesus Christ, the Holy Rosary can lead us to encounter the Lord in a deep way that heals our hearts.
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with David Calvillo, father of seven, attorney at law, author: Real Men Pray the Rosary, and Founder: Real Men Pray the Rosary Apostolate. They discuss how praying the holy rosary with conviction is life-giving and life-changing to all Christians but especially for Catholic men and their families. Kathleen & David met on set of EWTN’s Women of Grace and now they continue the conversation about the transforming power of the rosary.