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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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Fr. Glenn Sudano, C.S.R. regarding his journey to the priesthood, the founding of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, their work with the poor as a means of encountering Jesus Christ. Father addresses Mary’s spiritual regimen of monthly confession as a sacrament of inner healing and deliverance.They discuss sacramental protection from the tactics of the evil one. Father Glenn suggests ways of protecting families in a culture opposed to the values of the Gospel. For information: www.franciscanfriars.com.
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with 3 Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles CA (Sr. Timothy Marie, Sr. Mary Scholastica, Sr. Marie Estelle) regarding the mission of the Carmelite Sisters, bringing spiritual things into everyday life, defining “union with God”, the exercise of daily prayer, and putting their Carmelite mission to music in their new musical album release, “Lean into the Wind”.
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Fr. Kevin Barrett regarding his journey to the priesthood and the Apostolate for Family Consecration. Father discusses the joyful, Eucharistic, Marian and family-centered spirituality of Saint John Paul II especially applied to the domestic Church, the family. They dialogue on Family Consecration as a means of spiritual armor for all members of the family.
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Fr. John Farao regarding his ministry as chaplain to prison inmates. Fr. Farao shares about his journey to the priesthood and his role as an officially appointed exorcist. He witnesses to God’s greatest attribute of divine mercy. He inspires us to pray for the souls of the incarcerated and oppressed.