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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.
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Fr. Ben Tran on the subject of inner healing and holiness especially through the sacramental life of the Church. Father Ben also shares about his journey to priesthood, his family experiences of escaping from Vietnam War, his personal experience of inner healing and his priestly ministry of healing. He’s facilitated many Eucharistic healing services and shares the power of Eucharistic healing and miracles!
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Kitty Cleveland, singer, songwriter, international speaker, regarding her family’s trial, the imprisonment of her deacon & attorney father, his vindication after years in prison, and his death to cancer. Kitty shares how she was upheld by daily Eucharistic Holy Hours, how the family chose to forgive their persecutors, and how God brought great good out of the suffering. Through Marian Consecration, her wounds were healed when she opened herself up to communion of life with Mary.
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Clayton Barbeau on the topic of his book: The Father of the Family: A Christian Perspective. Clayton is a father of eight children and a licensed marriage and family therapist who seeks to convey the secret of happy homes: good fathers! They discuss practical ways to transform your vision of a happy family into daily reality. They discuss the Father as creator, lover, another Christ, priest, teacher, breadwinner and saint.
Host Kathleen Beckman dialogues with Kelly Walhquist about the New Evangelization. They discuss Pope Francis’ Encyclical “Evangelii Gaudium” as well as the role of Christian women for the New Evangelization.
Kelly shares her personal testimony and the work she is doing as program manager of the Archbishop Harry J. Flynn Catechetical Institute at Saint Paul Seminary. Kelly writes her own blog and also contributes articles to the popular CatholicMom blog.